‘British authorities could clean Exchange servers like the FBI did’
British authorities have the legal means to break into vulnerable Exchange servers to remove possible malware. This would allow them to mimic a similar operation to that of the FBI. However, some legal hurdles remain, so unlikely that such an action would actually be performed.
Last week the new... Read more
FBI hacks into Exchange servers to protect them
The FBI has shared information about an operation in which it hacks into leaky Exchange servers. The intelligence service removes any web shells that attackers have placed to create a backdoor.
In the announcement of the operation, the FBI said that many owners of infected systems had already su... Read more
Four new critical vulnerabilities in Exchange
Once again, several critical Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities have been found. Two of them give attackers access to a server without having to log in. Patches for the vulnerabilities are available.
Microsoft has been notified of the new Exchange vulnerabilities by the National Security ... Read more
’92 percent of Exchange servers have been patched’
Microsoft estimates that 92 percent of vulnerable Exchange servers have now received a patch. This suggests that the vast majority of IT administrators are taking the problems seriously.
The data comes from a tweet by Microsoft Security Response. In this tweet, the company says that 92 percent o... Read more
Hacks on Exchange servers keep flooding in
Thousands of reports of attacks on Exchange vulnerabilities are still coming in every day. Researchers say that the servers are being hacked faster than they can count.
The researchers from cybersecurity firm F-Secure are urgently warning users with Exchange servers to install the patches. "Tens... Read more
Acer has to pay 50 million in ransomware attack
Computer manufacturer Acer appears to have been hit by a ransomware attack. A number of documents from the company have ended up on the website of a hacker group. The group is demanding a ransom of 50 million dollars.
The attackers in question are hacker group REvil. The leaked documents include... Read more
Microsoft Defender automatically patches Exchange vulnerability
Microsoft has added a tool to its Defender antivirus software that automatically closes critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server. With this, the company hopes to reduce the number of vulnerable systems even faster.
The automatic tool focuses specifically on vulnerability CVE-2021-26... Read more
Microsoft releases tool to help close Exchange vulnerabilities
To assist administrators in resolving Exchange vulnerabilities, Microsoft has released a new tool. With this tool, administrators can install the most necessary patches in one click.
Microsoft has announced the so-called one-click mitigation tool in a blog post. The company says that on the basi... Read more
Exchange hacks increasing exponantially
In the last few days, the number of attacks on Exchange vulnerabilities has increased by a factor of ten. Germany, the UK and the Netherlands are some of the countries most affected by the attacks.
Cybersecurity company Check Point shared these figures. The company says that in the period from 1... Read more
Microsoft Exchange Server hacked, what are the consequences?
In the past few days, you may have seen some scary headlines. Tens of thousands of companies are at risk of being hacked because of vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server. The vulnerabilities are actively being abused. But what is really going on, and what are the risks?
On March 2, 2021, ... Read more