Attackers Targeting Cisco Routers with Modified Firmware

The attack replaces the hardware's IOS, allowing for traffic to be secretly monitored and the further injection of malware.

Microsoft's September Security Patch Includes Cumulative IE and Edge Update

Multiple memory corruption flaws look to be fixed with this month's Patch Tuesday offering.

Microsoft Finalizes Acquisition of Cloud Security Vendor Adallom

The deal looks to strengthen online protection of data across Microsoft's cloud services.

Microsoft Rumored To Be Developing Malware Detonation Platform as a Service

The first hint of the new project comes from a job listing posted by the company.

Microsoft Updates Its Privileged Identity Management Preview

Microsoft added a few more tools to its Azure Active Directory (AD) Privileged Identity Management preview this month.

IRS Data Breach Victim Number Much Higher than Originally Thought

The incident also highlights the growing trend of attackers using Big Data to access personal information.

Emergency Zero-Day Internet Explorer Security Fix Released

Microsoft released an out-of-band update for all supported versions of Internet Explorer today after active attacks using the hole have been seen in the wild.

Microsoft's August Patch Includes 'Critical' Update for Windows 10

Cumulative updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft's newest browser Edge should be this month's top priorities.

Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Now Generally Available

The Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 product hit "general availability" release status today, meaning that it's available for commercial deployments.

Windows 10 Update Ransomware On the Loose

Plus: Yahoo ads expose users to ransomware attack for four days.

Microsoft To Buy Cloud Security Firm Adallom for $320 Million

The move will help to strengthen Office 365's security capabilities.

Oracle's 193-Bug Patch Includes Zero-Day Fix

Oracle this week released its latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) that includes fixes for 193 issues across the company's product line.

Microsoft Releases Emergency Windows Security Fix

Microsoft today released a security update for all versions of Windows, including Windows 10.

July Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes 3 Zero-Day Flaws

Microsoft releases a large security update, which includes four critically rated fixes for IE, Hyper-V and Windows.

Windows Server 2003 Loses Product Support

Windows Server 2003 died today as a product, but not necessarily in the hearts and minds of IT pros, nor in the networks they manage.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs

Microsoft announced a preview of new Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs this week.

SSH Communications Security Sees Microsoft as 'Welcome' Contributor to OpenSSH

The OpenSSH protocol goes way back, but it's recently been making the news.

Report: Government Surveillance Backdoors Leading to Unsecure Networks

Aside from the privacy issues, granting government agencies with access provides security holes for attackers to take advantage of, the MIT report argues.

Samsung Accused of Blocking Security Updates in its PCs

The company said that it is being done to provide customers with control over which updates to install.

Azure Key Vault Service Now Commercially Available

Microsoft turned on its Azure Key Vault service this week for commercial use.

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