Microsoft shares new threat intelligence, security guidance during global crisis

Our threat intelligence shows that COVID-19 themed threats are retreads of existing attacks that have been slightly altered to tie to the pandemic. We’re seeing a changing of lures, not a surge in attacks. These attacks are settling into the normal ebb and flow of the threat environment.
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Ghost in the shell: Investigating web shell attacks

Web shell attacks allow adversaries to run commands and steal data from an Internet-facing server or use the server as launch pad for further attacks against the affected organization.
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CISO series: Lessons learned from the Microsoft SOC—Part 3b: A day in the life

In this next post in our series, we provide insight into a day in the life of our SOC analysts investigating common front door attacks.
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Ransomware response—to pay or not to pay?

As part of Microsoft’s Detection and Response Team (DART) Incident Response engagements, we regularly get asked by customers about “paying the ransom” following a ransomware attack.
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Overview of the Marsh-Microsoft 2019 Global Cyber Risk Perception survey results

Results from the 2019 Marsh-Microsoft Global Cyber Risk Perception survey reveal several encouraging signs of improvement in the way organizations view and manage cyber risk.
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Council of EU Law Enforcement Protocol improves cross-border cooperation

The new EU Law Enforcement Emergency Response Protocol addresses the growing problem of planning and coordinating between governments, agencies, and companies when cyberattacks occur across international boundaries.
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