MCCrash: Cross-platform DDoS botnet targets private Minecraft servers

Credit to Author: Paul Oliveria| Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 18:00:00 +0000

The Microsoft Defender for IoT research team analyzed a cross-platform botnet that infects both Windows and Linux systems from PCs to IoT devices, to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against private Minecraft servers.

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Microsoft contributes S2C2F to OpenSSF to improve supply chain security

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 18:00:00 +0000

We are pleased to announce that the S2C2F has been adopted by the OpenSSF under the Supply Chain Integrity Working Group and formed into its own Special Initiative Group. Our peers at the OpenSSF and across the globe agree with Microsoft when it comes to how fundamental this work is to improving supply chain security for everyone.

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Introducing security for unmanaged devices in the Enterprise network with Microsoft Defender for IoT

Credit to Author: Christine Barrett| Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 16:00:00 +0000

Microsoft Defender IoT is generally available to help organizations challenged with securing unmanaged Internet of Things devices connected to the network.

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Why Industry 4.0 must think more like Apple

Credit to Author: Jonny Evans| Date: Tue, 31 May 2022 12:16:00 -0700

For industrial applications, the Internet of Things risks becoming the Internet of Thieves. Perhaps industries making use of connected solutions should take a leaf out the Apple book and lock down their infrastructure.

What the ethical hackers say

As digital processes become deeply embedded across every industry, it makes sense that industrial control systems were tested at this year’s Pwn2Own contest. Hackers were asked to seek out vulnerabilities in industrial software and systems.

Contest winners Daan Keuper and Thijs Alkemade found that once they managed to break into the IT networks used at these companies, it was “relatively easy” to then cause havoc with systems and equipment.

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Microsoft best practices for managing IoT security concerns

Credit to Author: Christine Barrett| Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 16:00:00 +0000

The Internet of Things, or IoT, has expanded beyond the mere concept that it was when first introduced. IoT is now part of most individuals’ daily activities, from smart speakers and thermostats to smartwatches and vehicles. IoT devices and systems bring massive convenience and functionality. However, due to the complicated nature of IoT, when implementing and managing IoT, security must be top of mind.

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Secure your healthcare devices with Microsoft Defender for IoT and HCL’s CARE

Credit to Author: Lauren Goodwin| Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 16:00:00 +0000

Recently, Microsoft and global technology services firm HCL Technologies teamed up to help solve the security challenge with a high-performance solution for medical devices. The result is a new reference architecture and platform for building secure medical devices and services based on HCL’s CARE, Microsoft Defender for IoT and Azure IoT.

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In Safe Hands with Trend Micro Home Network Security – Part 3: Testing Its Functions

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:05:34 +0000

We continue our four-part series on protecting your home and family. See the links to the previous parts at the end of this blog. As you use more internet-connected devices and smart appliances in your home, it’s of utmost importance to make sure your gadgets are properly protected from malware and hackers—and Trend Micro Home…

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You’re In Safe Hands with Trend Micro Home Network Security

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:05:42 +0000

A three-part series on using Home Network Security to protect your home Your home should be a haven that protects you. In the cyber age, however, your router, computers, and TVs, your game consoles and smart devices, are continuously connected to the internet and run the risk of being hacked—usually when you least expect it…

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