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New Windows 11 privacy feature lists apps that used your microphone, camera

Microsoft has recently added a new privacy feature that allows Windows 11 users to get a list of all the apps that have recently accessed their sensitive info and devices, including their camera, microphone, and contacts.Added in one of the June Windows 11 Preview Builds, it can now be tested by Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.Besides requests to access
Publish At:2022-06-17 14:54 | Read:267 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft

Microsoft: June Windows updates may break Wi-Fi hotspots

Microsoft is investigating a newly acknowledged issue causing connectivity issues when using Wi-Fi hotspots after deploying Windows updates released during the June 2022 Patch Tuesday.The Wi-Fi hotspot feature allows users to share their Wi-Fi, Ethernet, or cellular data Internet connection with other devices on their network.According to a new ent
Publish At:2022-06-17 06:58 | Read:197 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft

New cloud-based Microsoft Defender for home now generally available

Microsoft has announced today the general availability of Microsoft Defender for Individuals, the company's new security solution for personal phones and computers.This new cross-device security solution is available for all Microsoft 365 customers with Personal ($6.99/month) or Family ($9.99/month) subscriptions starting today.First unveiled for W
Publish At:2022-06-16 14:54 | Read:307 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Security Cloud

Zimperium Reinforces Its Public Sector Commitment with New Data Connector for Microsoft Sentinel in Azure Government

The rising threats against government agencies are an ongoing concern in today’s threat landscape. With nation-state actors targeting local, state, and federal agencies, security teams in the government sector that leverage Microsoft’s Azure Government ecosystem are realizing they need more robust security and threat intelligence to secure government-issued
Publish At:2022-06-16 11:15 | Read:318 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense Public Sector Microsof

Microsoft: Windows update to permanently disable Internet Explorer

Microsoft confirmed today that a future Windows update will permanently disable the Internet Explorer web browser on users' systems.This was revealed on Wednesday, June 15, the day Internet Explorer has finally reached its end of life for the Windows 10 semi-annual channel (SAC) servicing option.As BleepingComputer previously reported, the now-retired w
Publish At:2022-06-15 14:54 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Microsoft: June Windows Server updates may cause backup issues

Microsoft says that some applications might fail to backup data using Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) after applying the June 2022 Patch Tuesday Windows updates.The issue occurs due to security enforcement introduced to address an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2022-30154) in the Microsoft File Server Shadow Copy Agent Service (RVSS). "After
Publish At:2022-06-15 10:56 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Security

It’s official, today you can say goodbye to Internet Explorer. Or can you?

Today, the Internet Explorer (IE) 11 desktop application goes out of support and will be retired for certain versions of Windows 10. The retirement consists of two phases. During the first phase—the redirection phase—devices will be progressively redirected from IE to Microsoft Edge over the following months. The second phase of retirement is the Windo
Publish At:2022-06-15 09:02 | Read:293 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports chromium edgehtml Internet Explorer microsoft window

Microsoft June 2022 Patch Tuesday fixes 1 zero-day, 55 flaws

.crit {font-weight:bold;color:red;}.article_section td { font-size: 14px!important;}Today is Microsoft's June 2022 Patch Tuesday, and with it comes fixes for 55 vulnerabilities, including fixes for the Windows MSDT 'Follina' zero-day vulnerability and new Intel MMIO flaws.Of the 55 vulnerabilities fixed in today's update, three are classified as 'C
Publish At:2022-06-14 14:54 | Read:257 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Security

Microsoft patches actively exploited Follina Windows zero-day

Microsoft has released security updates with the June 2022 cumulative Windows Updates to address a critical Windows zero-day vulnerability known as Follina and actively exploited in ongoing attacks."Microsoft strongly recommends that customers install the updates to be fully protected from the vulnerability. Customers whose systems are configured to receive
Publish At:2022-06-14 14:54 | Read:266 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Microsoft exploit

Windows 10 KB5014699 and KB5014692 updates released

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 KB5014699 and KB5014692 cumulative updates for versions 21H2, version 21H1, version 20H2, and 1809 to fix security vulnerabilities and resolve bugs.The update has been published for Windows 10 21H2, Windows 10 21H1, and Windows 10 20H2. Unfortunately, this update is unavailable for Windows 10 1909 or Windows 10 2004, whi
Publish At:2022-06-14 14:54 | Read:337 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Windows 11 KB5014697 update adds Spotlight for Desktop, fixes 33 bugs

Microsoft has released the Windows 11 KB5014697 cumulative update with security updates, improvements, and the new Spotlight for Desktop feature that automatically changes your desktop background.KB5014697 is a mandatory cumulative update containing the June 2022 Patch Tuesday security updates for vulnerabilities discovered in previous months.Windo
Publish At:2022-06-14 14:54 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft

Internet Explorer (almost) breathes its final byte on Wednesday

Microsoft will finally end support for Internet Explorer on multiple Windows versions on Wednesday, June 15, almost 27 years after its launch on August 24, 1995.After finally reaching its end of life, the Internet Explorer desktop application will be disabled. It will be replaced with the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, with users automatically redir
Publish At:2022-06-13 18:51 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft

Microsoft: Exchange servers hacked to deploy BlackCat ransomware

Microsoft says BlackCat ransomware affiliates are now attacking Microsoft Exchange servers using exploits targeting unpatched vulnerabilities.In at least one incident that Microsoft's security experts observed, the attackers slowly moved through the victim's network, stealing credentials and exfiltrating information to be used for double extortion.Two weeks
Publish At:2022-06-13 14:53 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Microsoft ransomware hack

A week in security (June 6 – June 12)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs: FBI warns of scammers soliciting donations for UkraineMicrosoft autopatch is here…but can you use it?Prometheus ransomware’s flaws inspired researchers to try to build a near-universal decryption toolRotten apples banned from App storeHackers can take over accounts you haven’t even created yetRansomware Ta
Publish At:2022-06-13 09:01 | Read:330 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security 4chan a week in security Apple passkeys A

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 11 File Explorer tabs

Microsoft is finally rolling out the new File Explorer tabbed interface with the release of Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25136 to the Dev Channel."To help you work across multiple locations at the same time, the title bar of File Explorer now has tabs. We'd love your feedback on which tabs features you'd like to see next," the Windows Insider team s
Publish At:2022-06-09 18:51 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft

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