The SMBv1 file-sharing protocol abused by the NSA’s EternalBlue exploit to spread WannaCry ransomware is being disabled in the upcoming Windows Fall Creators Update, or Redstone 3.
SophosLabs analysis: why the surge in Word docs hiding ransomware?
The bad guys are using old tricks to hide very modern nasty surprises in Word documents. We take a look at how they’re doing that
Microsoft Now Lets Surface Laptop Owners Revert Back To Windows 10 S
Microsoft is kind enough to offer Surface Laptop users the option to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free until later this year if they don’t like Windows 10 S, which is installed by default and is only able to…
Threatpost News Wrap, June 16, 2017
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including Microsoft’s XP patches, Hidden Cobra, a Nigerian BEC campaign, MacRansom, and more.
Ransomware Attack Hobbles Prestigious University College London
University officials said users likely kicked off a ransomware attack that infected a dozen personal and shared drives by visiting a compromised website.
Blast from the past – Patch Tuesday updates for Windows XP
Dust off your company procedures for Patch Tuesday! XP gets a raft of official updates this month to fix publicly-known holes.
Risk of ‘Destructive Cyber Attacks’ Prompts Microsoft to Update XP Again
Citing an elevated risk for destructive attacks, Microsoft today included patches for vulnerabilities in Windows XP among its Patch Tuesday updates.
Microsoft’s radical idea for dishing out cyberblame
Microsoft’s strategy for containing global cyberattacks is so crazy it just might work. Or is it just plain crazy?
Word exploits weaponised in quick time
The normal lifecycle of an Office exploit can take months – what makes this latest Word exploit different?
Microsoft Unveils The Smallest Xbox Ever — The Xbox One X
An anonymous reader quotes The Verge: After months of speculation, Microsoft is unveiling its “Project Scorpio” games console today, and it’s officially named Xbox One X. Microsoft’s Xbox One X naming comes just days after the company trademarked a mysterious…