3042058 – Update to Default Cipher Suite Priority Order – Version: 1.0

Revision Note: V1.0 (May 12, 2015): Advisory published.
Summary: Microsoft is announcing the availability of an update to cryptographic cipher suite prioritization in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. The update adds additional cipher suites to the default list on affected systems and improves cipher suite priority ordering. The improvements are part of ongoing efforts to bolster the effectiveness of encryption in Windows operating systems.

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