Microsoft Office is at risk of homograph attacks

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is the suite of document applications offered by Microsoft for Windows, although now we can find its variables for tablets and smartphones. But although they are excellent tools to work with the different types of documents that exist, they are under threat of homograph attacks by cybercriminals. Learn the details in this article. […]

Microsoft finds several flaws in pre-installed apps on Android

pre-installed apps

When buying a new smartphone, it’s normal to come with pre-installed apps, especially those from phone operators or those installed by equipment manufacturers and those that have become a staple in every phone. But on many occasions, users do not fully understand that these apps can cause serious security flaws. Get all the details of […]

Microsoft announces release of Autopatch for businesses

Autopatch

As it’s well known, Windows’ parent company uses the second Tuesday of each month to release updates, which are intended to repair and patch any errors or failures in its operating systems and products. However, you have noticed that not all customers are compliant with these updates, especially those under the enterprise category. That is […]

Microsoft is Lapsus$’s latest victim

LAPSUS$

This time, the extortion group Lapsus$ went against Microsoft, obtaining around 40GB of information. Both parties confirmed and announced the attack, increasing this group’s danger, though there are not many details about them. This adds to the series of attacks on important profiles in the world. Learn more about this new security breach in the […]

Microsoft releases its March update package

update package

Every few weeks, Microsoft releases a new update package to fix bugs and vulnerabilities, which is known as patching. This serves to protect users from possible failures or unwanted access to their systems and, therefore, their data. And it’s not just Microsoft that releases these packages; many companies do this. Learn more details in the […]

Microsoft discovers a variant of UpdateAgent malware for Mac computers

UpdateAgent

The team in charge of searching, recognizing, and investigating threats at Microsoft has found an undocumented Trojan that attacks and infects Mac computers called UpdateAgent. The most interesting thing, and what worries the team at the Windows company, is its ability to progress since its first appearance in September 2020. This article will show the […]

CISA is concerned about an actively exploited Windows vulnerability

exploited Windows vulnerability

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is always monitoring the vulnerabilities that appear and those that have not been fully controlled. In this case, we have an exploited Windows vulnerability that continues causing problems. Although Windows is working hard to patch it, there is still a danger of compromising sensitive information. Learn the […]

Microsoft is working with the U.S. Government to stop cybercriminals

cybercriminals

This year, cyberattacks were on the rise, especially to critical infrastructure and important tech companies in several major countries around the world. Attacks on companies like SolarWinds, Kaseya, or Colonial Pipeline show that ransomware groups are getting brave. For the U.S., Pipeline was a critical attack, so Microsoft is starting to step up its game […]

Microsoft is Lapsus$’s latest victim

LAPSUS$

This time, the extortion group Lapsus$ went against Microsoft, obtaining around 40GB of information. Both parties confirmed and announced the attack, increasing this group’s danger, though there are not many details about them. This adds to the series of attacks on important profiles in the world. Learn more about this new security breach in the […]