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Microsoft warns over this unusual malware that targets Windows and Linux

July 23, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is warning customers about the LemonDuck crypto mining malware which is targeting both Windows and Linux systems and is spreading via phishing emails, exploits, USB devices, and brute force attacks, as well as attacks targeting critical on-premise Exchange Server […]


Software Security

Microsoft: New Unpatched Bug in Windows Print Spooler           

July 16, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Microsoft has warned of yet another vulnerability that’s been discovered in its Windows Print Spooler that can allow attackers to elevate privilege to gain full user rights to a system. The advisory comes on the heels of patching two other […]


Software Security

Microsoft Office Users Warned on New Malware-Protection Bypass

July 9, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Legacy users of Microsoft Excel are being targeted in a malware campaign that uses a novel malware-obfuscation technique to disable Office defenses and deliver the Zloader trojan. The attack, according to research published Thursday by McAfee, marries functions in Microsoft […]


Software Security

Researcher demonstrates bypassing Microsoft’s latest patch for PrintNightmare exploit

July 8, 2021

Via: TechSpot

PrintNightmare allows a remote attacker to take advantage of a flaw in the Windows Printer Spooler service and execute arbitrary commands with escalated privileges. Microsoft quickly addressed the critical vulnerability – found on all Windows versions – with an out-of-band […]


Software Security

Microsoft Defender wants to help your business stomp out internal security threats

July 6, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Configuring security for internal organization identities and devices is about to get a whole lot easier in Microsoft Defender for Identity as the company plans to add a new step-by-step guide to its cloud-based security solution. According to a new […]


Development Software, Software Category, Software Security

Google rolls out a unified security vulnerability schema for open-source software

June 24, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Business author and expert, H. James Harrington, once said, “If you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it. If you can’t understand it, you can’t control it. If you can’t control it, you can’t improve it.” He was right. And […]


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Microsoft adds to its Android and iOS security tools

June 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced some improvements to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (formerly Defender ATP) that should help remote workers with Androids and iPhones more securely access information from the corporate network. Microsoft has refreshed the look and feel of the Microsoft […]


Software Category, Software Security, System Software

Checks and Balances: 3 Tips for Securing SaaS Apps

June 14, 2021

Via: Information Week

SaaS applications are proliferating, making up the largest cloud spending sector: Gartner predicts the segment will reach $122.6 billion this year. Many CISOs have adjusted their security approach to account for the growing adoption of SaaS solutions, but others are […]


Software Security

GitHub: Here’s how we’re changing our rules around malware and software vulnerability research

June 7, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft-owned GitHub has updated its policies on sharing malware and exploits on the site to better support security researchers sharing so-called “dual use” software — or software that can be used for security research but which may be used to […]


Software Security

This phishing email is pushing password-stealing malware to Windows PCs

June 7, 2021

Via: ZDnet

A phishing campaign is delivering a new variant of one of the oldest forms remote access trojan (RAT) malware, in an effort to steal usernames, passwords and other sensitive information. It also aims to steal cryptocurrency from the victim. Agent […]