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Azure users told they’re not WannaCrypt-proof

Microsoft advises how to harden cloudy Windows, cos it runs a cloud not your OS Microsoft Windows users already know what to do to defeat WannaCrypt (unless they've been asleep for a week). Now the company's published its advice for its Azure customers.…

Chrome on Windows has credential theft bug

.SCF files present ID, password to fetch icons for attack file Google's Chrome team is working to fix a credential theft bug that strikes if the browser is running on Microsoft Windows.…

An NSA-derived ransomware worm is shutting down computers worldwide

Wcry uses weapons-grade exploit published by the NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers.

WannaCry ransomware used in widespread attacks all over the world

Earlier today, our products detected and successfully blocked a large number of ransomware attacks around the world.
In these attacks, data is encrypted with the extension “.WCRYrdquo; added to the filenames. Our analysis indicates the attack, dubbed “WannaCryrdquo;, is initiated through an SMBv2 remote code execution in Microsoft Windows.

Cheat sheet: The must-know Excel 2016 features

Microsoft Windows may get all the press coverage, but when you want to get real work done, you turn your attention to the applications that run on it.

And if you use spreadsheets, that generally means Excel.The current version is Excel 2016, release...

Webroot antivirus goes bananas, starts trashing Windows system files

Even automated security tool thinks Redmond's snooping operating system is 'malicious' Webroot's security tools went berserk today, mislabeling key Microsoft Windows system files as malicious and removing them – knackering PCs in the process.…

AV provider Webroot melts down as update nukes hundreds of legit...

False positives affect Windows Preview, Facebook, and more.

Windows bug used to spread Stuxnet remains world’s most exploited

Code-execution flaw is triggered by plugging a booby-trapped USB into vulnerable PCs.

Speaking in Tech: Hacking Microsoft Windows? That’s cute

Hacker whizz and Veracode co-founder Chris Wysopal joins the crew this week to talk secure software

NSA Bank System Tracking Revealed in Shadow Brokers’ Zero-Day List

NEWS ANALYSIS: The group Shadow Brokers revealed a list of zero-day vulnerabilities for Microsoft Windows that that had been patched or were soon to be fixed.

But the list contained hints that the NSA was tracking an important international banking ser...

NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers just dumped its most damaging release yet

Windows zero-days, SWIFT bank hacks, slick exploit loader among the contents.

VU#921560: Microsoft OLE URL Moniker improperly handles remotely-linked HTA data

Microsoft OLE uses the URL Moniker to open application data based on the server-provided MIME type,which can allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.