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Securiosity: What is a 'Cyber Peace Institute,' anyway?

by CyberScoop Staff • 10 hours ago

Microsoft wants to get into the attribution game, but through its Cyber Peace Institute. What's that all about?

Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.

As homomorphic encryption gains steam, experts search for standards

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

As homomorphic encryption gains greater traction, practitioners need a set of agreed parameters for implementing the algorithms.

Russian government hackers used office technology to try to breach privileged accounts

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

More bad news for private and public sector organizations nervous about the rise of connected devices.

How offense and defense came together to plug a hole in a popular Microsoft program

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A vulnerability in Microsoft's Remote Desktop Services prompted close collaboration between an offensive and defensive security expert.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

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