This is the nightmare scenario for system administrators around the world: Several severe security flaws affecting all Windows versions since Windows XP have just been made public today and Microsoft has barely released the appropriate security update which took 90 days-which is the common disclosure window before vulnerabilities are made public-to develop.
At a session here at DEF CON on Saturday, Eclypsium's principal researcher Mickey Shkatov was joined by researcher Jesse Michael and both shed light on research that showed that the problem of insecure drivers is widespread, affecting more than 40 drivers from at least 20 different vendors - all drivers being certified by Microsoft.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it would give away software designed to improve the security of American voting machines, even as the tech giant said it had tracked 781 cyberattacks by foreign adversaries targeting political organizations so far this election cycle.
Multiyear partnership founded on shared values of trustworthiness and empowerment, and an investment of $1 billion from Microsoft, will focus on building a platform that OpenAI will use to create new AI technologies and deliver on the promise of artificial general intelligence.
US Cyber Command has issued an alert via Twitter today about threat actors abusing an Outlook vulnerability to plant malware on government networks.
Windows 10 continues to be a danger zone. Not only have problems been piling up in recent weeks, Microsoft has also been worryingly deceptive about the operation of key services. And now the company has warned millions about another problem.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a set of best practices designed to help organizations to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities associated with migrating their email services to Microsoft Office 365.
Microsoft isn't doing away with its password-expiration policies across the board, but the blog post makes the company's stance clear: expiring passwords does little good.
Microsoft has admitted that its Outlook.com security breach was worse than the company initially revealed.
Microsoft has been collaborating with researchers linked to a Chinese military-backed university on artificial intelligence, elevating concerns that US firms are contributing to China's high-tech surveillance and censorship apparatus.