Penetration Testing Azure: The User-Friendly Guide

Microsoft Azure is a cloud platform that offers a wide range of services to its users. It’s used by organizations all around the world for a variety of reasons. However,…

Turn Microsoft Defender into an Unbeatable Security Solution

Few executives doubt their organizations must pay more attention to cybersecurity. Cybercrime costs were estimated at $6 trillion globally in the last year alone, a figure that is forecast to…

Hackers are using Microsoft Teams chat to spread malware

So far, researchers have identified thousands of these attacks involving abuse of the Microsoft Teams chat feature. As of January 2022, Microsoft Teams had surpassed the threshold of 270 million…

How to Use OneDrive for Office 365 on Desktop

OneDrive is used to help organizations store files and documents. Learn how to use OneDrive for Office 365 with desktop PCs and Office applications.  OneDrive provides organizations with cloud space…

'Russian state-sponsored cyber actors' cited in hacks of U.S. defense contractors

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 16, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP For more than two years, “Russian state-sponsored cyber actors” have targeted the emails and other data of U.S. defense contractors that…

Fake Windows website dropped Redline malware as Windows 11 upgrade

The domain name used by threat actors in this campaign was convincing enough to trick users into downloading fake Windows installer that would lead to malware infection. A fake Microsoft…

Google Drive accounted for 50% of malicious Office document downloads

OneDrive was responsible for 19% while 15% of malicious Microsoft Office documents were downloaded through Sharepoint in 2021. A new report published by Atlas VPN has revealed startling new details…

Project Zero researchers see promising trends in vulnerability fixes

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Big tech vendors generally are remediating serious bugs faster than they were three years ago, according to a new report from…

Microsoft Azure customer hit by largest ever 3.47 Tbps DDoS attack

Microsoft says it mitigated a DDoS attack that lasted approximately 15 minutes against one of its Azure customers in Asia. A Microsoft Azure cloud computing customer in Asia was a…

Cyberattacks on Ukrainian websites come into clearer focus as Russia tensions escalate

Written by Tim Starks Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Cybersecurity researchers shed additional light over the weekend on the cyberattacks that disabled Ukrainian government websites, as Kyiv pointed to Russia…