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Microsoft adopts Signal's encryption protocol for new private conversation mode

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

The Microsoft-backed messaging software will use Signal's encryption protocol to protect chats, file exchanges and recorded audio messages from one user's machine to the other.

Microsoft's chip patch is messing with anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

If anti-virus companies haven't updated their registry keys with Microsoft, users could see the 'Blue Screen of Death.'

Industry braces for critical Intel security flaw impacting a decade's worth of chips

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

A critical security flaw in Intel processors will require an overhaul of operating system kernels after research found that decades worth of chips could be impacted by the vulnerability.

White House defends NSA, thanks Microsoft, Facebook for countering North Korean hackers

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

White House Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert personally thanked Microsoft and Facebook for helping counter North Korean hackers during a high profile press conference Tuesday morning.

Critical vulnerability found in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The vulnerability was found and reported by an organization under GCHQ.

Why protecting the edge (and not the network) is so vital

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Microsoft Federal CTO Susie Adams talks about protecting the virtual edge with CyberScoop's Greg Otto.

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