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Safe Systems released CloudInsight M365 Security Basics, which provides financial institutions visibility into their security settings for Azure Active Directory and O365/M365 tenants. Digital security will continue to be a growing concern for modern f…

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Microsoft Corp. warned Tuesday that attackers are exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability in Windows 10 and many Windows Server versions to seize control over PCs when users open a malicious document or visit a booby-trapped website. There is currently no official patch for the flaw, but Microsoft has released recommendations for mitigating the threat.

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Some of the most successful and lucrative online scams employ a “low-and-slow” approach — avoiding detection or interference from researchers and law enforcement agencies by stealing small bits of cash from many people over an extended period. Here’s the story of a cybercrime group that compromises up to 100,000 email inboxes per day, and apparently does little else with this access except siphon gift card and customer loyalty program data that can be resold online.

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Today’s Hashtag Trending script was prepared by Tom Li. A sales manager is suing IBM for capping commissions, Amazon is going on a hiring spree, and Microsoft is booting Windows 11 testers using ineligible PCs. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Thursday, September 2, and I’m your […]

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It’s official: Microsoft has announced that it will begin pushing the free Windows 11 upgrade to compatible PCs on October 5. The rollout will be phased, the company said in a blog post announcing the release date, beginning with new PCs, then moving on to other eligible devices based on, it said, ” intelligence models […]

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Quick Heal Security Lab has seen a sudden increase in dotnet samples which are using steganography. Initially, in…
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On Aug. 13, 2020, someone uploaded a suspected malicious file to VirusTotal, a service that scans submitted files against more than five dozen antivirus and security products. Last month, Microsoft and FireEye identified that file as a newly-discovered fourth malware backdoor used in the sprawling SolarWinds supply chain hack. An analysis of the malicious file and other submissions by the same VirusTotal user suggest the account that initially flagged the backdoor as suspicious belongs to IT personnel at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), a division of the U.S. Commerce Department that handles telecommunications and Internet policy.

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Microsoft announced the release of open-source CodeQL queries that it experts used during its investigation into the SolarWinds supply-chain attack Microsoft has announced the availability of open-source CodeQL queries that the IT giant used during its investigation into the SolarWinds attack. In early 2021, the US agencies FBI, CISA, ODNI, and the NSA released a joint […]

The post Microsoft releases open-source CodeQL queries to assess Solorigate compromise appeared first on Security Affairs.

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