Microsoft has announced that the latest build of Windows 11, Insider Preview Build 22000.100, has hit the Beta channel for Windows Insiders, and it includes a ton of new features that the rest of us are waiting for when the new version of Windows hits the shelves later this year. However, the Teams Chat integration […]
Microsoft has shared instructions on how to mitigate PetitPotam, an NT Lan Manager (NTLM) relay attack used against Windows domain controllers or servers. The company did not say if the vulnerability is currently being exploited. Microsoft called it a “classic” NTLM relay attack that allows an attacker to take over a domain controller or other […]
Microsoft strengthens its cloud security by acquiring Cloudknox to help prevent today’s alarming number of security breaches.
Microsoft has been making plenty of news over the last few weeks with its announcement of Windows 11, Windows 365 and now Windows 10 21H2, the second major update for 2021. Since both Windows 10 21H2 and Windows 11 will come out later this year, how organizations proceed with upgrading to Windows 11 largely depends […]
In case you missed it, the U.S. government has taken several actions of late aimed at stopping foreign cybercriminals and nation state actors from attacking the networks of government entities and private organizations, including charging four Chinese nationals with stealing intellectual property, attributing the Microsoft Exchange Server attacks to China and launching anti-ransomware initiatives. If […]
Just when we thought the Windows Print Spooler vulnerability was addressed, Microsoft has released information about another vulnerability in the service that could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. The company is currently developing a security update to address this vulnerability, which is tracked as CVE-2021-34481. This comes after Microsoft previously […]
Microsoft has announced Windows 365, a new cloud service that takes the Windows operating system to the Microsoft Cloud, allowing for the secure streaming of the Windows experience. According to Microsoft, that experience includes a user’s apps, data and settings, all of which can be streamed to personal or corporate devices. Essentially, this creates a […]
Microsoft has been busy issuing software security patches over the last few weeks, including an emergency fix to resolve the PrintNightmare vulnerability and 117 fixes as part of its monthly security patch release. The volume of fixes this month is more than the last two months combined, but is on par with the monthly totals […]
SolarWinds says it was notified of an actively exploited vulnerability in its Serv-U managed File Transfer Server and Serv-U Secured FTP.
Microsoft is rolling out a new version of its Windows operating system, Windows 11, and it’s likely to cause a stir in IT departments everywhere when it’s officially released around the holiday season. The new OS – which comes after Microsoft had suggested that Windows 10 would be the last new operating system to be […]