Lunavi launches Azure Adoption Program aligned with the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

Lunavi (formerly Green House Data) announces the launch of its new Azure Adoption Program aligned with the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF). The program helps enterprise customers rapidly transition from their current on-premise infrastructure to a secure Azure cloud environment that takes advantage of best practices in security, governance, and…

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#TBT: Microsoft eyes Windows-enabled phones; 700 MHz guard-band auctioned; Un-wiring the workforce … this week in 2001 | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! CTIA sues over historic preservation rules WASHINGTON-The Cellular…

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Xbox Live is experiencing outages, users may experience problems signing in | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

Update, February 25, 2021 (3:55 pm CT): The initial account sign-in issues have spread to affect most online portions of Xbox Live, including online multiplayer, cloud gaming, and game purchases. Xbox Live is reportedly facing outages for a number of players, according to Xbox Support. The issue is labelled as…

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Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used to hunt for Solorigate activity | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

A key aspect of the Solorigate attack is the supply chain compromise that allowed the attacker to modify binaries in SolarWinds’ Orion product. These modified binaries were distributed via previously legitimate update channels and allowed the attacker to remotely perform malicious activities, such as credential theft, privilege escalation, and lateral…

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Microsoft Releases CodeQL for Detecting Solorigate Tampering — Redmondmag.com | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

News Microsoft Releases CodeQL for Detecting Solorigate Tampering Microsoft announced on Thursday that its CodeQL queries, which were used to detect possible compromise in its source code after the Solorigate attacks, are now publicly available at the GitHub repository. The queries, written in C#, are open source releases that others…

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Microsoft failed to shore up defenses that could have limited SolarWinds hack: U.S. senator | The Mighty 790 KFGO | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s failure to fix known problems with its cloud software facilitated the massive SolarWinds hack that compromised at least nine federal government agencies, according to security experts and the office of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. A vulnerability first publicly revealed by…

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Here’s the Big Problem With Too Much Trust | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

February 25, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Zero Trust is a popular concept in cybersecurity. It initially referred to enterprise security teams who built processes that removed all trust from end-users.  This is a valid approach. I, for example, like to run companies…

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Microsoft failed to shore up defenses that could have limited SolarWinds hack: U.S. senator | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s failure to fix known problems with its cloud software facilitated the massive SolarWinds hack that compromised at least nine federal government agencies, according to security experts and the office of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. A vulnerability first publicly revealed by researchers in 2017 allows…

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Microsoft Releases Free Tool for Hunting SolarWinds … | #microsoft | #microsoftsecurity

Meanwhile, researchers at SecurityScorecard say the “fileless” malware loader in the attack – Teardrop – actually dates back to 2017. Organizations investigating whether they are victims of — or are still infected by — the so-called SolarWinds attack campaign now have access to a free toolkit Microsoft used to root out the…

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