Recently we reported about a critical code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word that was being exploited in the wild by cyber criminal groups to distribute malware like Dridex banking trojans and Latentbot.
Now, it turns out that the same previously undisclosed vulnerability in Word (CVE-2017-0199) was also actively being exploited by the government-sponsored hackers to spy on Russian
Besides a previously undisclosed code-execution flaw in Microsoft Word, the tech giant patches two more zero-day vulnerabilities that attackers had been exploiting in the wild for months, as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday.
In total, Microsoft patches 45 unique vulnerabilities in its nine products, including three previously undisclosed vulnerabilities under active attack.
If you are a regular reader of The Hacker News, you might be aware of an ongoing cyber attack — detected in the wild by McAfee and FireEye — that silently installs malware on fully-patched computers by exploiting an unpatched Microsoft Word vulnerability in all current versions of Microsoft Office.
Now, according to security firm Proofpoint, the operators of the Dridex malware started
It’s an impressive milestone for Google — For the first time in decades, Android has been crowned as the world’s most popular operating system in terms of Internet usage, knocking Microsoft Windows off the top spot.
According to a new report from web traffic analytics firm StatCounter, Google’s Android is the most popular operating system worldwide in terms of total internet usage across
Microsoft has announced to shut down CodePlex — its website for hosting repositories of open-source software projects — on December 15, 2017.
Launched in 2006, CodePlex was one of the Microsoft’s biggest steps towards the world of open source community — where any programmer, anywhere can share the code for their software or download and tweak the code to their liking.
This year’s Security Analyst Summit is previewed and the news of the week is discussed, including a Microsoft IIS zero day, a new Mirai variant, and the broadband privacy ruling.
Microsoft warns this year’s crop of tax scams use social engineering attacks based on fear to spread banking Trojans and collect personal info.
You might have heard the latest news about Microsoft blocking new security patches and updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users running the latest processors from Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, and others.
Don’t panic, this new policy doesn’t mean that all Windows 7 and 8.1 users will not be able to receive latest updates in general because Microsoft has promised to support Windows 7 until 2020,
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including Pwn2Own 2017, Microsoft’s silence around February’s Patch Tuesday, and a nasty SAP bug.
After last month’s postponement, Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday is back with a massive release of fixes that includes patches for security vulnerabilities in Windows and associated software disclosed and exploited since January’s patch release.
Meanwhile, Adobe has also pushed out security updates for its products, releasing patches for at least seven security vulnerabilities in its Flash Player