Microsoft caught searching through the contents of its users’ communication without a search warrant as part of an internal investigation.
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Browser exploits continue to make news at Pwn2Own, but one that failed stood out in particular.
Hackers hurried to exploit a critical Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability before it was to be fixed by Microsoft’s March Patch Tuesday release.
Microsoft supplied user content in response to 10.8 percent of the law enforcement requests it received from United States agencies in the second half of 2013.
Microsoft said it will patch a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer 10 being exploited in watering hole attacks. The patch is one of five bulletins expected next Tuesday.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab and Microsoft have shared new insight into how malware campaigns operate over the Tor anonymity network, as well as other darknets.
Security researchers have been investing in developing exploits for Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), but hints are surfacing that hackers are taking notice too.
Starting a threat modeling system can seem daunting, but the good news is that there’s no one right way to do it, just the right way for a given organization.
Microsoft released a technical preview of EMET 5.0 that includes two new exploit mitigations, including Attack Surface Reduction which gives users more control where and when plug-ins are loaded into applications.
Despite all of the revelations and accusations and recriminations in the security industry in the last year, Microsoft CSO Scott Charney said he is still optimistic about the industry’s ability to defend users.