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DHS, Microsoft to brief states on latest Russian intelligence activity

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

DHS will use the domain takedown as another reason to brief states on the latest threats that could threaten the 2018 midterm elections.

Microsoft: Russians targeted conservative think tanks, U.S. Senate

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The tech giant last week executed a court order and shut down six internet domains set up by the Kremlin-linked hacking group known as Fancy Bear.

Skype adds encrypted chat option for all users

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The new feature is especially noteworthy because of Skype's past reputation for allowing outside access in certain cases.

Here are all of the election security offerings from private companies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

A lot of companies are offering to help protect election infrastructure. Here's a full list.

Microsoft patches zero-day exploit against Internet Explorer

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

The vulnerability is exploited by visiting a malicious web page or opening a malicious Microsoft Word document rendered with Internet Explorer.

Former Microsoft engineer sentenced for role in ransomware scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

Raymond Uadiale sent about $94,000 in ill-gotten funds to the U.K., according to court documents.