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Microsoft's Smith adds 'cyber Red Cross' to his 'digital Geneva Convention' call

by Shaun Waterman • 1 week ago

Microsoft President Brad Smith renewed his call for a "digital Geneva convention," adding a new wrinkle: the suggestion that the world's IT companies and their cyber first responders should be recognized as kind of "tech Red Cross" — neutral players who should remain unmolested by combatants on the cyber-battlefield.

Meet the French researcher the Shadow Brokers keep calling out

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A 29-year-old French security researcher and entrepreneur, Matthieu Suiche is one of the foremost experts when it comes to the peculiar group.

Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

Researchers say this attack is a bad bug. Microsoft says it's a feature.

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

Dynamic Data Exchange,like mac ros, can be abused by hackers to help them take over a targeted computer. But it's not a vulnerability and there's no fix, says Microsoft.

Cybercriminals hijacked a government server to send sophisticated malware to U.S. companies

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The technical findings connect a known advanced persistent threat group, codenamed FIN7 by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye, to a sophisticated intrusion technique that was detected in a recent wave of spoofed emails that mimicked the SEC's domain.

Critical Windows DNS vulnerability gives hackers the 'keys to the kingdom'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

“In the majority of cases, the only requirement would be that an attacker is connected to the same network as their target."

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