North Korean hackers are now targeting security researchers
Google's Threat Analysis Group warned on Monday that North Korean threat groups have been targeting security researchers who work on vulnerability research and development in various organizations and companies.
The campaign involves threat actors who established a research blog and even created... Read more
Microsoft fixes Defender’s zero-day vulnerability on Patch Tuesday
Microsoft’s latest monthly security patches came out on Patch Tuesday, with the fix for Defender’s zero-day included. January's updates patch a total of 83 vulnerabilities, spread out over a wide range of Microsoft's products. They include cloud-based offerings, the Windows OS, Enterprise Serve... Read more
Hackers are using old techniques with a twist to great effect
Being a cybercriminal means being creative and coming up with new ways to breach a network. Usually, some innovation allows the breach of a system. However, while some of the actors out there are working on new ways to get into networks, others use time-tested methods.
In a new report by K... Read more
Microsoft announces Defender for Linux, Android and iOS to follow
Not only versions of Microsoft Windows have security tools, including Threat Protection, Insider Risk Management and Defender, also Linux has the possibility to install this security as of this week. Microsoft is also planning to roll out the tools for iOS and Android later this year.
The arriva... Read more
Microsoft test sandbox for Windows Defender
Microsoft adds an important update to Windows Defender in the form of a sandbox mode. This is currently being tested in certain Insider-builds.
The sandbox mode significantly increases the security of Windows Defender. Microsoft decided to implement the feature after security researchers found vulne... Read more