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 »

Office 365 ATP Automated Incident Response Now Generally Available

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Microsoft announced today the general availability of the Automated Incident Response feature in Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) users to support the rising requirements of security teams. “Applying these powerful automation capabilities to investigation and response workflows can dramatically improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your organization’s security teams,” says Microsoft. Automated Incident Response is designed… Read more »

New Microsoft Edge to Retire Flash Using Chrome’s Roadmap

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Microsoft has announced that the new Microsoft Edge will follow the same Adobe Flash retirement roadmap as Chrome and other chromium-based browsers. In July 2017, Adobe announced that it plans to retire Adobe Flash in December 2020 and it will also stop updating and distributing the software. In a coordinated announcement, all major browser makers including Microsoft and… Read more »

Fake Windows Game Booster Spreads Password Stealing Malware

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Attackers have created a fake site that impersonates the legitimate Smart Game Booster site, but instead distributes a Trojan that steals your passwords, cryptocurrency wallets, browser history, and much more. A tactic that is being seen more often is for attackers to create fake and convincing web sites that pretend to be legitimate software. These fake… Read more »