The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit has been spearheading botnet takedowns and other anti-cybercrime operations for many years, and it has had remarkable success. But the cybercrime problem isn’t going away anytime soon, so the DCU is in the process of building a new cybercrime center here, and soon will roll out a new threat intelligence service to help ISPs and CERT teams get better data about ongoing attacks.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in both File Lite and File Pro, two file management applications created by Perception Systems for iOS, currently available on Apple’s App Store.
The Safe cyberespionage campaign includes elements of malware and coding from a professional cybercrime software development team.
REDMOND, Wash.–If one were to draw up a list of the most challenging jobs in the technology industry, chief privacy officer at Microsoft likely would be pretty near the top of it. For a company with the size and scope of Microsoft, the volume of potential privacy issues is nearly endless, and if someone is calling you for help, something has probably gone wrong.
Researchers at Seculert discover that the PushDo malware gang has counter-punched a research report by Dell SecureWorks and Damballa outing its use of a domain generation algorithm and has adjusted the DGA to generate just .KZ domains.