Rise in XorDdos: A deeper look at the stealthy DDoS malware targeting Linux devices

Observing a 254% increase in activity over the last six months from a versatile Linux trojan called XorDdos, the Microsoft 365 Defender research team provides in-depth analysis into this stealthy malware’s capabilities and key infection signs.
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Easy authentication and authorization in Azure Active Directory with No-Code Datawiza

The acceleration of cloud journeys fueled by the pandemic, and ever-increasing concerns about data security and information privacy, have made access management one of the hottest topics.
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In hot pursuit of ‘cryware’: Defending hot wallets from attacks

The rise in cryptocurrency market capitalization paved the way to the emergence of threats Microsoft security researchers are referring to as “cryware”—information stealers focused on gathering and exfiltrating data from non-custodial cryptocurrency wallets.
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Center for Threat-Informed Defense, Microsoft, and industry partners streamline MITRE ATT&CK® matrix evaluation for defenders

The Center for Threat-Informed Defense, along with Microsoft and industry partners, collaborated on a repeatable methodology and a web-based calculator, aiming to streamline MITRE ATT&CK® use for defenders.
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Microsoft security experts outline next steps after compromise recovery

A compromise recovery, in general, means that we are implementing several years of work in cybersecurity in only six weeks. It is intense, and it changes how administrators work and how systems break. The main goals are to take back control, keep that control, and add this mindset to the customer.
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Building a safer world together with our partners—introducing Microsoft Security Experts

Technology alone is not enough to defend against cybercrime. It’s critical, but it’s the combination of leading technologies, comprehensive threat intelligence, and highly skilled people that makes for a truly effective security posture.
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Ransomware-as-a-service: Understanding the cybercrime gig economy and how to protect yourself

Microsoft coined the term “human-operated ransomware” to clearly define a class of attack driven by expert humane intelligence at every step of the attack chain and culminate in intentional business disruption and extortion. In this blog, we explain the ransomware-as-a-service affiliate model and disambiguate between the attacker tools and the various threat actors at play during a security incident.
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