Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit secured a court order last week to take down malicious infrastructure used by cybercriminals, targeting the use of “homoglyph” – or imposter – domains. Homoglyph domains are increasingly being used in a variety of attacks by cybercriminals. As a result, a judge in the Eastern District of Virginia issued a court order on 16 July requiring domain registrars to disable the malicious domains that have been used to impersonate Microsoft customers and commit fraud.
[news release] Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced findings from its first-annual Work Trend Index. Titled “The Next Great Disruption Is Hybrid Work — Are We Ready?” the report uncovers seven hybrid work trends every business leader must know as we enter a new era of work.
Lawmakers on Friday debated an antitrust bill that would give news publishers collective bargaining power with online platforms like Facebook and Google, putting the spotlight on a proposal aimed at chipping away at the power of Big Tech.
Microsoft is calling for the US and the EU to follow Australia in introducing rules that require technology companies to share revenue with news organisations and support journalism.
Russian government hackers engaged in a sweeping series of breaches of government and private-sector networks have been able to penetrate deeper into Microsoft’s systems than previously known, gaining access to potentially valuable source code, the tech giant said Thursday.
Do you feel that your inbox is burdened with an increasing number of phisy-looking emails, now more than ever before? Well, that’s because it actually is.
Microsoft and a team of companies and law enforcement groups have disabled — at least temporarily — one of the world’s largest hacking operations, an effort run by Russian-speaking cybercriminals that officials feared could disrupt the presidential election in three weeks.
It was as if the Interstate System of highways had been built using volunteer road crews, working without a map. No one present at the 1969 creation of the network that later became the internet imagined that this niche Pentagon project — built as a research tool for a small group of academic computer scientists — would one day become the backbone of the global economy.
Microsoft has developed a tool to spot deepfakes – computer-manipulated images in which one person’s likeness has been used to replace that of another.
The tech giant, once an example of how not to operate in the nation’s capital, now has a successful influence operation there.