Microsoft Azure Flaws Could Have Let Hackers Take Over Cloud Servers

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Cybersecurity researchers at Check Point today disclosed details of two recently patched potentially dangerous vulnerabilities in Microsoft Azure services that, if exploited, could have allowed hackers to target several businesses that run their web and mobile apps on Azure. Azure App Service is a fully-managed integrated service that enables users to create web and mobile apps for… Read more »

Microsoft’s IE Zero-day Fix is Breaking Windows Printing

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Microsoft’s temporary fix for a recently disclosed Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability is causing numerous problems in Windows, including breaking printing for some users. On January 17th, 2020, Microsoft disclosed a zero-day remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11, 10, and 9 that was being used in “limited targeted attacks”. To exploit this vulnerability, attackers can create a specially… Read more »

250 Million Microsoft Customer Support Records Exposed Online

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If you have ever contacted Microsoft for support in the past 14 years, your technical query, along with some personally identifiable information might have been compromised. Microsoft today admitted a security incident that exposed nearly 250 million “Customer Service and Support” (CSS) records on the Internet due to a misconfigured server containing logs of conversations… Read more »

Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Updates

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Microsoft has released out-of-band security updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Advisories for CVE-2019-1367, CVE-2019-1255, and Microsoft’s Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer and apply the necessary updates…. Read more »