Emotet being spread via malicious Windows App Installer packages

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 20:19:24 +0000

Emotet is using a new attack vector, which makes Microsoft look bad. How does malware end up on Microsoft’s Azure cloud service and get distributed to victims from there?

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Most people aren’t upgrading to Windows 11: Not the end of the world

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 11:26:29 +0000

Uptake on Windows 11 is apparently very low. We take a look at some of the reasons for this, and why it might not be such a bad thing.

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Windows Installer vulnerability becomes actively exploited zero-day

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 14:21:50 +0000

A variant of an already patched vulnerability was disclosed by a researcher frustrated by Microsoft’s rewards.

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Password usage analysis of brute force attacks on honeypot servers

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 11:25:51 +0000

Microsoft analysed the passwords that were attempted in over 25 million brute force attacks on their honeypots. What can we learn?

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[updated] Patch now! Microsoft plugs actively exploited zero-days and other updates

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 14:30:23 +0000

Another Patch Tuesday has come around, and while it may seem as a calm one for a change, there is enough to patch and update.

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Quick Heal Supports Windows 10 November 2021 Update (version 21H2)

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:15:05 +0000

Microsoft has recently developed a new update for Windows 10 PCs, called Windows 10 November 2021 update, version…

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Microsoft releases its Windows 10 November 2021 update

Credit to Author: Lucas Mearian| Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 13:48:00 -0800

Microsoft today announced the general availability of Windows 10 November 2021, also known as version 21H2, which includes new security, management, and virtualization features.

Microsoft reiterated that Windows 10 will continue to receive support until October 2025 and said the Windows 10 release cadence will join Windows 11 in returning to just one feature update a year from here on out.

The company also posted an online comparison of the features between the latest version of Windows 10 21H2 and Windows 11.

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Evasive maneuvers: HTML smuggling explained

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 13:57:37 +0000

The intelligence team at Microsoft has revealed that cybercriminals are increasingly using a tactic called HTML smuggling. What is it, and why should internet users be concerned?

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