Microsoft announced this week its giving users a new way to sign into their accounts without long and complicated passwords.
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Microsoft eased some anxiety over the latest ShadowBrokers dump of Windows zero days with news most of the vulnerabilities had already been patched.
This year’s Security Analyst Summit is previewed and the news of the week is discussed, including a Microsoft IIS zero day, a new Mirai variant, and the broadband privacy ruling.
Researchers have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability and proof-of-concept exploit for a flaw in Microsoft IIS 6.0. The zero-day has been under attack since last July, the researchers said.
Researcher Matt Nelson disclosed another Windows UAC bypass, this one abusing the sdclt.exe backup and restore utility to execute a payload without triggering an alert.
Since January, a number of ransomware families are sharing a common infrastructure with different techniques allowing the malware to hide from detection systems.
Microsoft warns this year’s crop of tax scams use social engineering attacks based on fear to spread banking Trojans and collect personal info.
A researcher has published a method by which a local admin can hijack any other Windows sessions without the need for credentials.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including Pwn2Own 2017, Microsoft’s silence around February’s Patch Tuesday, and a nasty SAP bug.
Microsoft released 18 security bulletins, eight rated critical. The company also patched publicly disclosed vulnerabilities that surfaced since last month’s postponement of Patch Tuesday.