Microsoft Intelligent Security Association welcomes members of the Microsoft Virus Initiative

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 21:00:51 +0000

Antimalware products play a key role in collaboration to reduce security complexity and deliver better protection to customers.

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Microsoft Intelligent Security Alliance welcomes members of the Microsoft Virus Initiative

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 21:00:51 +0000

Antimalware products play a key role in collaboration to reduce security complexity and deliver better protection to customers.

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Dismantling a fileless campaign: Microsoft Defender ATP next-gen protection exposes Astaroth attack

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 16:00:51 +0000

Advanced technologies in Microsoft Defender ATP next-generation protection exposed and defeated a widespread fileless campaign that completely “lived off the land” throughout a complex attack chain that run the info-stealing backdoor Astaroth directly in memory

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Microsoft’s Threat & Vulnerability Management now helps thousands of customers to discover, prioritize, and remediate vulnerabilities in real time

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:00:13 +0000

I’m excited to announce that Microsoft’s Threat & Vulnerability Management solution is generally available as of June 28! We have been working closely with customers for more than a year to incorporate their real needs and feedback to better address vulnerability management. Our goal is to empower defenders with the tools they need to better…

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Inside out: Get to know the advanced technologies at the core of Microsoft Defender ATP next generation protection

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:00:55 +0000

While Windows Defender Antivirus makes catching 5 billion threats on devices every month look easy, multiple advanced detection and prevention technologies work under the hood to make this happen. Multiple next-generation protection engines to detect and stop a wide range of threats and attacker techniques at multiple points, providing industry-best detection and blocking capabilities.

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New browser extensions for integrating Microsoft’s hardware-based isolation

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 15:50:07 +0000

The hardware-based isolation technology on Windows 10 that allows Microsoft Edge to isolate browser-based attacks is now available as a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. We introduced the container technology in 2017. Since then, we have been evolving the technology and engaging with customers to understand how hardware-based isolation can best help…

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Detecting credential theft through memory access modelling with Microsoft Defender ATP

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 09 May 2019 17:29:45 +0000

Microsoft Defender ATP instruments memory-related function calls such as VirtualAlloc and VirtualProtect to catch in-memory attack techniques like reflective DLL loading. The same signals can also be used to generically detect malicious credential dumping activities performed by a wide range of different individual tools.

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Step 7. Discover shadow IT and take control of your cloud apps: top 10 actions to secure your environment

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:00:08 +0000

The “Top 10 actions to secure your environment” series outlines fundamental steps you can take with your investment in Microsoft 365 security solutions. In “Step 7. Discover shadow IT and take control of cloud apps,” you’ll learn how to set up Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) to identify, access, and manage the cloud applications used by your organization.

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