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Microsoft: More than 100 ransomware threat actors publish attacks

Microsoft revealed today that its security teams track more than 100 threat actors that proliferate ransomware during attacks. Overall, the company says it monitors more than 50 unique families of ransomware that were actively used as of the end of last year. “Some of the most notable ransomware payloads in recent campaigns include Lockbit Black, …

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Microsoft urges customers to secure their local exchange servers

Microsoft urges customers to secure their local exchange servers

January 28, 2023Ravi LakshmananEmail Security / Cyber ​​Threat Microsoft is urging customers to update their Exchange servers as well as take steps to enhance the environment, such as enabling Windows Extended Protection and configuring certificate-based signing for PowerShell serialization payloads. “Attackers looking to exploit unpatched Exchange servers are not going away,” the tech giant’s Exchange …

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Ransomware access brokers use Google ads to infiltrate your network

The threat actor traced as DEV-0569 uses Google ads in large-scale and persistent advertising campaigns to distribute malware, steal victims’ passwords and eventually penetrate networks for ransomware attacks. Over the past two weeks, cyber security researchers MalwareHunterTeamAnd German FernandezAnd Will Dorman Shows how Google search results have become a hotbed of malicious ads that drive …

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Microsoft January 2023 Releases, Updates Tuesday, warns of zero-day exploits

The first patch fixes Microsoft shipped for 2023 addressed a total of 98 security flaws, including one that the company said was being actively exploited in the wild. Eleven of the 98 releases are rated critical and 87 are rated critical, with one vulnerability also listed as generally known at the time of release. Separately, …

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