Script to report on and remediate the Group Policy security change in MS16-072

June 22, 2016

On June 14th 2016 Microsoft released security update MS16-072 under KB3163622 that changes the behavior of Group Policy processing so that user group policies are now retrieved by using the machine’s security context instead of the user’s security context. This is a by-design behavior change from Microsoft to protect computers from a security vulnerability. Update 23/06/2016: Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Windows 2003 Post-SP2 Hotfixes

May 15, 2008

Why should we apply hotfixes? Some IT Administrators take the approach that if they are not experiencing the issues/symptoms referred to in the knowledge base article; they shouldn’t be deploying the hotfix. However, from experience we understand that the vendor doesn’t always document all issues addressed, so there also needs to be an understanding of […]

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