Researchers warn of a Microsoft remote code execution bug that has persisted for 17 years in Office, leaving the OS unprotected until the vulnerability was patched Tuesday.
Source: Microsoft Patches 17-Year-Old Office Bug
Buried deep inside your computer’s Intel chip is the MINIX operating system and a software stack, which includes networking and a web server. It’s slow, hard to get at, and insecure as insecure can be.
Source: MINIX: Intel’s hidden in-chip operating system | ZDNet
Enterprises are grappling with widespread incidents of misconfigured servers leaking sensitive data to the public internet.
Source: Data Pours from Cloud—And ‘The Enemy is Us’
Yesterday, Microsoft released new standards that consumers should follow in order to have a highly secure Windows 10 device. These standards include the type of hardware that should be included in the system and the firmware features.
Source: Microsoft Releases Standards for Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
In September 2017, we discovered a new targeted attack on financial institutions. Victims are mostly Russian banks but we also found infected organizations in Malaysia and Armenia.
Source: Silence – a new Trojan attacking financial organizations
The Bad Rabbit ransomware outbreak is spreading into Europe from Russia
Source: Bad Rabbit ransomware outbreak
The firm has detailed 10 security features available to Windows 10 following the Fall Creators Update.
Source: Windows 10 security overhaul: Microsoft lays out the most important new features
Researchers identified a new ransomware family called Magniber that uniquely only targets users in South Korea and the Asia Pacific regions.
Source: New Magniber Ransomware Targets South Korea, Asia Pacific
Lenovo customers are being told to update their Android tablets and handsets to protect themselves against a handful of critical vulnerabilities impacting tens of millions of vulnerable Lenovo devices.
Source: Lenovo Quietly Patches Massive Bug Impacting Its Android Tablets and Zuk, Vibe Phones
Five former employees told Reuters that Microsoft quietly dealt with a hack of its vulnerabilities and bug reports database back in 2013 without telling anyone.
Source: Microsoft Suffered Breach of Its Vulnerabilities Database Back in 2013