The recently spotted watering hole attacks aimed at the visitors of the official website of the US Veterans of Foreign Wars and of a bogus website mimicking that of the French aerospace association GIFAS might not be, after all, the work of the same threat actors.
Avecto analyzed data from security bulletins issued by Microsoft throughout 2013 and concluded that 92% of all vulnerabilities reported by Microsoft with a critical severity rating can be mitigated by removing admin rights.
An Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2014-0322) is actively exploited in the wild in a watering-hole attack targeting visitors to the official website of the U.S.
Phishing emails purportedly sent by Microsoft are targeting the company's customers and trying to get them to reveal their login credentials and some personal information.
Microsoft announced three new global partnerships with the Organization of American States, Europol and FIS to increase cooperation between international law enforcement and the private sector in combatting cybercrime and helping build a safer Internet.
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