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
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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.
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.
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.