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  • No-IP reclaims control of domains seized by Microsoft

    03.07.2014

    The end of No-IP customers' troubles seems near, as Microsoft has relinquished control of the 23 domain names it seized control of on Monday with the blessing of a Nevada federal court.

  • Exploit switches off Microsoft EMET's protection features

    02.07.2014

    By leveraging and modifying a "semi-random public exploit" researchers have managed to deactivate all protection features of the latest version of Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit and "get shell" on the target system and execute code.

  • Microsoft hardens encryption for Outlook, OneDrive

    02.07.2014

    Microsoft is making good on the promises they made last December, when they announced that they will - among other things - strengthen the encryption of customer data across their networks and services, including Outlook.com, Office 365, SkyDrive and Windows Azure.

  • Legitimate No-IP users still affected by Microsoft's domain takeover

    02.07.2014

    When Microsoft seized control of 23 free domain names usually controlled by dynamic DNS service No-IP on Monday, it disrupted malware networks used by cybercriminals to infect victims with NJrat and NJw0rm backdoors, as well as some APT operations.

  • Microsoft disrupts malware networks and APT operations

    01.07.2014

    Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit struck again, and was allowed to seize 23 free domain names in an effort to strike a fatal blow to malware delivery networks run by a Kuwaiti and an Algerian national.




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Windows 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks, temporary workarounds offered

Posted on 22 October 2014.  |  A new Windows zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.


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