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Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections

Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections
August 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Phishing works no matter how hard a company tries to protect its customers or employees. Security researchers have been warning of a ne...

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack
August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a tot...

Microsoft Offers $100,000 Bounty for Finding Bugs in Its Identity Services

Microsoft Offers $100,000 Bounty for Finding Bugs in Its Identity Services
July 17, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft today launched a new bug bounty program for bug hunters and researchers finding security vulnerabilities in its "identity s...

Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software

Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software
July 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to gear up your systems and software for the latest July 2018 Microsoft security patch updates. Microsoft today released ...

Two Zero-Day Exploits Found After Someone Uploaded 'Unarmed' PoC to VirusTotal

Two Zero-Day Exploits Found After Someone Uploaded 'Unarmed' PoC to VirusTotal
July 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Microsoft have unveiled details of two critical and important zero-day vulnerabilities that had recently been dis...

Microsoft June 2018 Patch Tuesday Pushes 11 Critical Security Updates

Microsoft June 2018 Patch Tuesday Pushes 11 Critical Security Updates
June 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
It's time to gear up for the latest June 2018 Microsoft security patch updates. Microsoft today released security patch updates for...

Confirmed—Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion

Confirmed—Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion
June 03, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Here's the biggest news of the week—Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion. For those unaware, GitHub is a popular ...

Microsoft Patches Two Zero-Day Flaws Under Active Attack

Microsoft Patches Two Zero-Day Flaws Under Active Attack
May 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to gear up for the latest May 2018 Patch Tuesday. Microsoft has today released security patches for a total of 67 vulnera...

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical Flaw In Windows Containers

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical Flaw In Windows Containers
May 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Just a few days prior to its monthly patch release, Microsoft released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability in the Windows Hos...

Windows 10 'S Mode' Coming Soon — For Security and Performance

Windows 10 'S Mode' Coming Soon — For Security and Performance
March 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has confirmed that the company is planning to convert Windows 10 S from a dedicated operating system to a special " S Mode...

Microsoft Won't Patch a Severe Skype Vulnerability Anytime Soon

Microsoft Won't Patch a Severe Skype Vulnerability Anytime Soon
February 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that could...

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities
February 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for this month falls the day before the most romantic day of the year. Yes, it's Valentine's, and...

Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws, Including a Zero-Day

Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws, Including a Zero-Day
January 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
If you think that only CPU updates that address this year's major security flaws— Meltdown and Spectre —are the only ones you are adv...

Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability

Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability
December 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has just released an emergency security patch to address a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in its Malware...

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases Update to Fix 53 Vulnerabilities

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases Update to Fix 53 Vulnerabilities
November 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's Patch Tuesday—time to update your Windows devices. Microsoft has released a large batch of security updates as part of its No...

Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit

Russian 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Using (Unpatched) Microsoft Office DDE Exploit
November 08, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Cybercriminals, including state-sponsored hackers, have started actively exploiting a newly discovered Microsoft Office vulnerability th...

Unpatched Microsoft Word DDE Exploit Being Used In Widespread Malware Attacks

Unpatched Microsoft Word DDE Exploit Being Used In Widespread Malware Attacks
October 19, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A newly discovered unpatched attacking method that exploits a built-in feature of Microsoft Office is currently being used in various wid...

Microsoft Kept Secret That Its Bug-Tracking Database Was Hacked In 2013

Microsoft Kept Secret That Its Bug-Tracking Database Was Hacked In 2013
October 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
It was not just Yahoo among "Fortune 500" companies who tried to keep a major data breach incident secret. Reportedly, Micro...