Microsoft has detailed how one sophisticated hacking group is able to get from a cracked cloud password to full control over a network in less than a week.
Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) has expanded to non-Windows platforms and is now generally available for enterprise customers using Linux devices and in public preview for those with Android devices.
Microsoft and Intel have recently collaborated on a new research project that explored a new approach to detecting and classifying malware.
Microsoft Teams, the technology giant's professional collaboration tool, included a software bug that could have made it possible for hackers to steal data. Hackers could have used a malicious GIF to scrape user data from Microsoft Teams user accounts, spreading through an organization's entire roster of employees who use the service, researchers from
Microsoft says that the volume of malicious attacks hasn't increased but, instead, threat actors have repurposed infrastructure used in previous attacks and rethemed attack campaigns to exploit fears surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
In February, KrebsOnSecurity told the story of a private citizen auctioning off the dangerous domain corp.com for the starting price of $1.7 million. Domain experts called corp.com dangerous because years of testing showed whoever wields it would have access to an unending stream of passwords, email and other sensitive data from hundreds of thousands of
Microsoft predicted and blocked six million domains that could have been used for cybercrime.
Just over 20 years after stepping down as CEO of Microsoft and six years after relinquishing his position as Chairman of the Board, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates has resigned from the Microsoft Board of Directors. Gates, 64, is leaving the board to spend more time on philanthropic ventures.
The JEDI contract award process might never be done. Following legal challenges from Amazon after the Pentagon's massive, $10 billion cloud contract was awarded to Microsoft in October, the Pentagon indicated in court documents last night that it wishes to reconsider the award.
FBI said in a flash security alert that nation-state actors have breached the networks of a US municipal government and a US financial entity by exploiting a critical vulnerability affecting Pulse Secure VPN servers.