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Russian hackers stole emails between Microsoft and U.S. government

Russian hackers stole emails between Microsoft and U.S. government

Hackers from the Russian-backed Midnight Blizzard managed to obtain important emails from Microsoft. The attack led to the interception of communications between regulators and the tech company. So concludes the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The danger from the ... Read more

date2 days ago
Microsoft update fixes already exploited vulnerabilities

Microsoft update fixes already exploited vulnerabilities

Microsoft has fixed a number of already exploited vulnerabilities in its monthly Patch Tuesday update. The most important is CVE-2024-26234, which allows malicious actors to monitor and intercept network traffic. In the April 2024 security update with 190 enhancements, Microsoft states that the ... Read more

date4 days ago
New Windows driver blocks software that changes default web browser

New Windows driver blocks software that changes default web browser

Microsoft has introduced a Windows driver that prevents users from changing default browser Edge in Windows 10 and 11 via third-party software or manual registry changes. The driver UCPD.sys, or User Choice Protection Driver, landed without notice among other February updates for Windows 10 (KB5... Read more

date5 days ago
Consortium must assuage concerns about job loss due to AI

Consortium must assuage concerns about job loss due to AI

In response to -certainly not unwarranted- concerns about job loss due to the rise of AI, major technology companies have formed a consortium to prepare workers and organizations in the ICT sector for upcoming changes through upskilling and retraining. Cisco spearheaded the foundation of this aptly... Read more

date9 days ago
Much faster Microsoft Store in Insider version of Windows 11

Much faster Microsoft Store in Insider version of Windows 11

Windows 11 Insider build 26100 includes a significantly faster Microsoft Store. The feature was not mentioned in the official announcement of this latest version. Build 26100 focuses mainly on bug fixes and other relatively minor improvements. For example, it was already possible to run Copilot ... Read more

date9 days ago
Microsoft now offers a unified SecOps platform: what does it entail?

Microsoft now offers a unified SecOps platform: what does it entail?

Microsoft is presenting a public preview of its unified security operations platform announced in November. This platform connects SIEM and XDR from Microsoft Sentinel and Defender XDR with GenAI features from Microsoft Copilot for Security. It aims to give SOCs more agency to directly disrupt atta... Read more

date10 days ago
Microsoft reveals high prices for extended support for Windows 10

Microsoft reveals high prices for extended support for Windows 10

Windows 10 will no longer receive free security updates starting Oct. 14, 2025. Microsoft therefore recommends that users switch to Windows 11 before that date. If not, safe continued usage will only be possible through the Extended Security Updates program. That comes at a high cost. Microsoft ... Read more

date10 days ago
‘Cascade of errors’ enabled Chinese infiltration at Microsoft

‘Cascade of errors’ enabled Chinese infiltration at Microsoft

Chinese hacker group Storm-0558's attack on Microsoft in 2023 should never have happened. That is the conclusion of the U.S. Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB). In the report, the CSRB describes a host of security flaws that made the infiltration possible. Microsoft, aside from being active in a w... Read more

date10 days ago
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