According to a five-year study by California-based security firm Imperva Inc., 46 percent of all global on-premises databases have existing flaws that can be leveraged by outside attackers.
Microsoft has released September security patches, addressing an estimated 66 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs).
Apple issued patches for two vulnerabilities that can permit an attacker to run code on iOS devices, with one vulnerability (CVE-2021-30860) said by researchers to originate from the NSO Group, an Israeli spyware maker.
Microsoft on Monday described efforts to bring OpenTelemetry measures to Azure Monitor Application Insights, and eventually to other Azure services, as well.
Latest analysis shows how prevalent phishing attempts are -- and how important it is to have proper e-mail reporting and comprehensive e-mail training.
The Microsoft Security Response Center issued a "coordinated disclosure" notice on Wednesday for users of the Azure Container Instances (ACI) service, promising that "no unauthorized access to customer data" had occurred.
Microsoft this week outlined perks for IT pros with the coming Windows 11 operating system, suggesting that deployment and management will be similar to Windows 10.
Microsoft shared more information about remote work trends, while also indicating that its planned Oct. 4 Redmond, Wash. headquarters reopening is getting indefinitely delayed.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Clipchamp, a developer of browser-based video production tools.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced new PowerShell 5.1 cmdlets for analyzing the scanning performance of the Microsoft Defender Antivirus service.
The Microsoft Security Response Center warned of active attacks leveraging a remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer's Trident engine (MSHTML), per a Tuesday Twitter post.
Organizations could be more subject to ransomware attacks on weekends and holidays, according to an alert issued this week by the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
Microsoft on Thursday announced that "commercial previews" of Windows 11 and Windows 10 version 21H2 are available for testing by organizations opting into the Windows Insider Program for Business.
Windows Server 2022 was announced by Microsoft as reaching the "general availability" stage, meaning it's deemed ready for deployment in production environments.
Windows 11, Microsoft's next-gen desktop operating system, will begin rolling out on Oct. 5, Microsoft announced Tuesday.
Microsoft warned thousands of Azure Cosmos DB users last week that their data may have been exposed through a recently discovered security flaw in Jupyter Notebook.
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Microsoft further described Windows 11 hardware requirements, providing an update on questions about possible seventh-generation processor support.
The Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on Mac security solution is now starting to get "native" agent support for running on Apple M1 chip-based devices, Microsoft announced this week.
Big tech companies pledged money and efforts following an Aug. 25 Biden administration meeting on U.S. cybersecurity initiatives, as described in this White House announcement.
Microsoft this week described QUIC, an Internet transport layer protocol alternative to the venerable Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), in an announcement.