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10K Microsoft Email Users Hit in FedEx Phishing Attack

Microsoft users are receiving emails pretending to be from mail couriers FedEx and DHL Express – but that really steal their credentials.

Microsoft Rolls Out “Kids Mode” For Safe Browsing In Edge Browser

While the internet has become a must-have for the kids, especially during the global lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, unattended exposure of kids to the internet world has become a security risk for innocent users as well. Addressing this issue, Microsoft has announced the launch of a dedicated “Kids Mode” in its Edge browser.

Microsoft rolls out password autofill to iOS, Android, and a new extension

Microsoft is rolling out autofill capabilities to Microsoft Authenticator on iOS and Android. The company also announced a new Autofill extension for Google Chrome.

This how you manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus with Command Prompt

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to use Command Prompt to manage various aspects of Microsoft Defender Antivirus, including installing updates, performing malware scans, and managing quarantined items.

Over a Dozen Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Google Search Results for Millions

Over a dozen Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser extensions—dubbed 'CacheFlow' collectively—caught hijacking Google search results.

Microsoft announces general availability of Application Guard for Office

Application Guard for Office is now generally available after Microsoft introduced the security feature early in 2020 along with Safe Documents. It isolates untrusted files in a virtualized sandbox.

Microsoft Edge gets a password generator, leaked credentials monitor

Microsoft is rolling out a built-in password generator and a leaked credentials monitoring feature on Windows and macOS systems running the latest Microsoft Edge version.

Microsoft Authenticator brings password autofill to mobile devices

Microsoft has released a new version of Microsoft Authenticator that now acts as a password manager for Android and iOS.

Watch Out! Adrozek Malware Hijacking Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Yandex Browsers

Microsoft on Thursday took the wraps off an ongoing campaign impacting popular web browsers that stealthily injects malware-infested ads into search results to earn money via affiliate advertising. The campaign — which impacts Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Yandex Browser, and Mozilla Firefox browsers on Windows — aims to insert additional, unauthorized ads on top of legitimate ads displayed on search engine results pages, leading users to click on these ads inadvertently.

Microsoft Wraps Up a Lighter Patch Tuesday for the Holidays

Microsoft addresses nine critical bugs and 58 overall fixes to mark the last scheduled security advisory of 2020.

Bug Allowed Hackers to Get Anyone’s Email Address on Xbox Live

A serious flaw in Xbox Live allowed hackers to easily find out the email address used to register any Xbox gamertag. Microsoft has patched the bug since. Make sure to update.

Folksam data breach leaks info of 1M Swedes to Google, Facebook, more

Folksam, one of the largest insurance companies in Sweden, today disclosed a data breach affecting around 1 million Swedes after sharing customers' personal info with multiple technology giants.

Microsoft releases update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows

Microsoft has released the KB4577586 update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows and prevents it from being installed again.

Watch out for Emotet malware's new 'Windows Update' attachment

The Emotet botnet has begun to use a new malicious attachment that pretends to be a message from Windows Update telling you to upgrade Microsoft Word.

Microsoft October 2020 Patch Tuesday fixes 87 security bugs

Today is Microsoft's October 2020 Patch Tuesday, and your Windows administrators will be pulling their hair out as they install new updates and try to fix bugs that pop up.

Microsoft Edge will soon allow users to disable the 'reveal password' option

Last year, Microsoft added support revealing passwords to help users verify them. The company is now working on an option that will allow Microsoft Edge users to disable the password reveal option.

Microsoft Edge is getting a built-in password generator

In the latest version of Microsoft Edge Dev and Canary, you can use a feature called "suggest strong passwords" to quickly generate passwords. Here's how.

Microsoft Warns of Cyberattacks on Trump, Biden Election Campaigns

Just months before the U.S. presidential election, hackers from Russia, China and Iran are ramping up phishing and malware attacks against campaign staffers.

Microsoft Releases September 2020 Security Patches For 129 Flaws

As part of this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft today released a fresh batch of security updates to fix a total of 129 newly discovered security vulnerabilities

Custom Windows 10 themes can be used to steal users' credentials

A new finding by a security researcher suggests that specially crafted Windows 10 themes files can be used to redirect users to an authentication-required site to steal their Microsoft credentials.

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