Microsoft publishes a framework and guidelines on how to effectively set up and operate threat information sharing exchanges in hopes that organizations will actually share data.
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Microsoft confirmed this week that despite 2000 Mojang user credentials leaking online, the gaming firm has not been hacked.
A researcher has developed a bypass for Microsoft’s latest memory corruption mitigations in Internet Explorer, Heap Isolation and Delay Free.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the security news of the past week, including the proposed changes to the CFAA, David Cameron’s encryption comments, the NSA’s quasi-apology regarding Dual EC and the Microsoft-Google disclosure feud.
Google Project Zero has disclosed a pair of unpatched Windows vulnerabilities after the expiration of its 90-day deadline. Microsoft said it will patch one bug in February, and both sides agree the second does not merit a security bulletin.
In a new article in an academic math journal, the NSA’s former director of research says that the agency’s decision not to withdraw its support of the Dual EC_DRBG random number generator after security researchers found weaknesses in it and questioned its provenance was a “regrettable” choice. Michael Wertheimer, the former director of researcher at[…]
Microsoft issued eight Patch Tuesday security bulletins, including a fix for a vulnerability disclosed by Google and another under active attack.
Hardware hacker and security researcher Samy Kamkar has released a slick new device that masquerades as a typical USB wall charger but in fact houses a keylogger capable of recording keystrokes from nearby wireless keyboards.
Microsoft called Google out over the weekend for publicly disclosing the details of a Windows privilege elevation vulnerability just a week before the company’s patch Tuesday release.
Microsoft pulled the plug on its Advanced Notification Service (ANS), offering it going forward only to paying Premier customers.