A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

A Botnet Is Taken Down in an Operation by Microsoft, Not the Government

Microsoft organized 35 nations on Tuesday to take down one of the world’s largest botnets — malware that secretly seizes control of millions of computers…

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Microsoft hits $1 trillion market cap after earnings beat estimates

Microsoft hits $1 trillion market cap after earnings beat estimates

Microsoft reported fiscal third-quarter results on Wednesday, and the stock jumped more than 3% on better-than-expected earnings and revenue. Here are the key numbers: Earnings: $1.14 per share, excluding…

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Microsoft Takes Down 99 Hacker-Controlled Websites

Microsoft Takes Down 99 Hacker-Controlled Websites

A judge granted Microsoft the injunction allowing them to disrupt a network of sites operated by an Iranian-linked group of hackers. Microsoft said it has…

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Hackers are hijacking smart building access systems to launch DDoS attacks

Hackers are hijacking smart building access systems to launch DDoS attacks

Hackers are actively searching the internet and hijacking smart door/building access control systems, which they are using to launch DDoS attacks, according to firewall company…

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How to better protect your organization's most valuable data

How to better protect your organization’s most valuable data

Many organizations underestimate the value of their data to skilled and organized cybercriminals, said security provider eSentire. Keeping up with cybercriminals can be a never-ending…

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Microsoft warns about Internet Explorer zero-day, but no patch yet

Microsoft warns about Internet Explorer zero-day, but no patch yet

Microsoft has published a security advisory today about an Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability that is currently being exploited in the wild — a so-called zero-day.…

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Microsoft Patches Windows Vuln Discovered by the NSA

Microsoft Patches Windows Vuln Discovered by the NSA

The National Security Agency is publicly acknowledged for its finding and reporting of CVE-2020-0601, marking the start of what it says is a new approach…

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Microsoft Warns Of Hacking Group Targeting Vulnerable Web Servers

Microsoft Warns Of Hacking Group Targeting Vulnerable Web Servers

Microsoft has revealed details of a hacking group it calls Gallium that has malware infrastructure in China and Hong Kong and has been targeting telecommunications…

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Microsoft details the most clever phishing techniques it saw in 2019

Microsoft details the most clever phishing techniques it saw in 2019

Earlier this month, Microsoft released a report on this year’s malware and cyber-security trends. Among the few trends highlighted in the report was that phishing…

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Chrome, Edge, Safari hacked at elite Chinese hacking contest

Chrome, Edge, Safari hacked at elite Chinese hacking contest

China’s top hackers have gathered this weekend in the city of Chengdu to compete in the Tianfu Cup, the country’s top hacking competition. Over the…

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