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TechWeb: Microsoft Delays Outlook Security Update

May 25, 2000, 22:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcia Savage)

"Microsoft said new security features for its Outlook e-mail program will be delayed until next week."

"The Redmond, Wash., software maker said last week that it will offer the Outlook e-mail security update in the wake of the destructive "ILOVEYOU" virus that spread via the program. The patch was scheduled to be available this week for Outlook 98 and Outlook 2000 customers, but the company said it is withholding the update to add capabilities."

"In response to customer and industry feedback, Microsoft said it will add a set of administrative tools to the update to provide system administrators with the ability to customize options for users."

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