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  • Microsoft supports open source software framework for IoT

    03.07.2014

    The AllSeen Alliance, the broadest Internet of Everything open-source project, announced that Microsoft has joined the groupís multi-company effort as a Premier Member to make it easier for a broad range of everyday devices, objects and services to interoperate seamlessly and intelligently.

  • 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.




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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