A private preview of Microsoft’s new Interflow security threat information-sharing platform opens this week. Interflow, built on industry standards such as STIX and TAXII, automates information sharing across industries.
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Google and Microsoft will implement ‘kill switches’ into their mobile offering in response to petitions from elected officials claiming that a similar Apple feature has deterred theft and violent crime.
Microsoft released a security advisory today warning users of a denial of service vulnerability in its Malware Protection Engine which ships with a number of Microsoft security products.
Microsoft doubles down on claims it does not scan user files or monitor user communication in order to target advertisements to its customer.
Microsoft’s June 2014 Patch Tuesday security updates patched 66 vulnerabilities, including 59 in a critical Internet Explorer cumulative update.
Microsoft said it will patch a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer in its June 2014 Patch Tuesday security updates.
Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith lays out five areas where the U.S. government needs to make positive strides in reforming surveillance.
The effect of the takedown of the GameOver Zeus botnet this week has been immediate and significant. Researchers who track the activity of the peer-to-peer botnet’s activity say that the volume of packets being sent out by infected machines has dropped to almost zero.
HackerOne, has scored a major coup in hiring Katie Moussouris, the driving force behind Microsoft’s bounty program, to oversee its policy and disclosure philosophy and work with customers on the intricacies of vulnerability disclosure.
Microsoft’s new myBulletins service is a dashboard view of Microsoft products in their environment and any related security bulletins and updates. Some are critical of its lack of security advisories and lack of notifications.