Less than a week after Microsoft seized nearly two dozen domains owned by a small hosting provider as part of a takedown of a malware operation, all of those domains are back in the control of the provider, No-IP.
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Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Microsoft malware takedown, its legal and security implications and the revelation of a massive financial fraud campaign in Brazil.
Microsoft admits that it made a technical mistake as part of its No-IP.com malware operation takedown, errors that resulted in legitimate customers of the site losing service.
Microsoft announced TLS support on Outlook.com and that OneDrive cloud storage now supports Perfect Forward Secrecy.
Microsoft’s latest takedown of a malware operation, announced Monday and involving the infrastructure of several malware families, has, like many of the company’s actions, elicited strong opinions on both sides of the issue from security researchers, activists and others with a stake in the game
Microsoft announced this afternoon that it would resume sending security email notifications, reversing course on a decision it had made to suspend the practice.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the latest security news, including the possible fork of TrueCrypt, Microsoft’s new information sharing platform, the FBI’s cybercrime task force and the US team’s crushing tie with Portugal. Download: digital_underground_156.mp3 Music by Chris Gonsalves
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.
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.