Office 365 now opens attachments in a sandbox to prevent infections

Office 365 now opens attachments in a sandbox to prevent infections

Microsoft today announced the launch of Application Guard for Office in public preview to protect enterprise users from threats using malicious attachments as an attack vector. Application Guard for Office (also known as Microsoft Defender Application Guard for Office) is designed to help prevent block files downloaded from untrusted sources from gaining access trusted resources by opening them within an isolated sandbox. […]

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Microsoft confirms Internet Explorer is finally dead on Windows 10

Microsoft confirms Internet Explorer is finally dead on Windows 10

MICROSOFT has hammered the final nail into Internet Explorer’s coffin, forcing Windows 10 users to move to its recently redesigned Microsoft Edge web browser, or rivals like Google Chrome, Opera and Mozilla Firefox. Here’s when you’ll lose the IE from your PC. Microsoft has confirmed plans to phase out its once-ubiquitous Internet Explorer web browser […]

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SAP updates security note for critical RECON vulnerability

SAP updates security note for critical RECON vulnerability

SAP today released its security patches for August, alerting of new critical and high-severity vulnerabilities in several of its products, mostly NetWeaver Application Server (AS). The full list includes 16 advisories, almost half of them being for bugs that SAP customers should prioritize patching. SAP has also updated its security note for the maximum severity RECON […]

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Office 365 will let you manage phishing simulation emails

Office 365 will let you manage phishing simulation emails

Microsoft is adding support for allowing emails containing malicious URLs or attachments to reach the mailboxes of end-users to make it easier to run phishing training sessions or simulations. This will be done via a self-remediation portal by enabling Office 365 security administrators to choose items that could contain threats and to allow them to reach the […]

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How to restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

How to restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10, when you open an image file, the image would no longer be viewed in the Windows Photo Viewer. Instead, you’ll be switched to the new Microsoft Photos, which is plagued with performance and reliability issues. While Windows Photo Viewer has been retired, it is still easy to use and lightweight program to […]

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Microsoft now lets you run Android apps in Windows 10

Microsoft now lets you run Android apps in Windows 10

Microsoft has announced a new feature that allows Windows 10 users running Insider builds to launch their Android apps directly in Windows 10. This feature is only supported on select Samsung Galaxy devices and allows Android to stream apps to your Windows 10 devices. o use this feature, Samsung Galaxy users must first link their […]

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Zoom bug allowed attackers to crack private meeting passwords

Zoom bug allowed attackers to crack private meeting passwords

A lack of rate limiting on repeated password attempts allowed potential attackers to crack the numeric passcode used to secure Zoom private meetings as discovered by Tom Anthony, VP Product at SearchPilot. “Zoom meetings are (were) default protected by a 6 digit numeric password, meaning 1 million maximum passwords,” as Anthony discovered. The vulnerability he […]

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Critical WordPress plugin bug lets hackers take over hosting account

Critical WordPress plugin bug lets hackers take over hosting account

Hackers can exploit a maximum severity vulnerability in the wpDiscuz plugin installed on over 70,000 WordPress sites to execute code remotely after uploading arbitrary files on servers hosting vulnerable sites. wpDiscuz is a WordPress plugin marketed as an alternative to Disqus and Jetpack Comments that provides an Ajax real-time comment system that will store comments within a local […]

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No More Ransom turns 4: Saves $632 million in ransomware payments

No More Ransom turns 4: Saves $632 million in ransomware payments

The No More Ransom Project celebrates its fourth anniversary today after helping over 4.2 million visitors recover from a ransomware infection and saving an estimated $632 million in ransom payments. No More Ransom was created in 2016 through an alliance between Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, the National High Tech Crime Unit of the Netherlands’ police, […]

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How to stop Microsoft Edge launching automatically on login

How to stop Microsoft Edge launching automatically on login

Microsoft shared info on how Edge users can prevent the web browser from launching automatically after they log into their Windows account by tweaking the system’s Sign-in setting for automatically restarting apps on logon. “If you don’t want Microsoft Edge to start when you sign in to Windows, you can change this in Windows Settings,” […]

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