A new version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit mostly improves compatibility with applications software, and specifically with Java and Chrome.
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From October 14-17 the InterContinental Hotel in Malaysia hosts controversial security conference Hack in The Box. Its lineup includes iCloud hacking and the Microsoft bounty winner.
The attack, which saw 285 sites defaced, appears to have involved the alteration of their DNS entries. A Pakistani hacker group has reportedly claimed that the servers of .pk registrar PKNIC provided the necessary vulnerabilities.
Security researchers say they can extract credit card information from Xbox 360s even after they have been restored to factory settings. Microsoft says it is investigating the claims.
Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) director Mike Reavey talks about the CanSecWest Pwn2Own challenge that saw a successful exploit of two zero-day vulnerabilities in the Internet Explorer 9 browser.
Financial information may have been stolen by those who hacked into India's Microsoft store earlier this month, according to customer, contradicting Redmond's previous assertion that payment details were not exposed.
A number of high-profile websites have redirected users, after DNS entries were hacked into by a Turkish hacker, who attacks Korean websites last month.
The latest Kinect hack is one that reminds us of the Windows Phone 7 and Xbox Kinect integration we saw from Microsoft earlier this week. In this case, however, Windows Phone has been replaced with iOS.
If the engineers want to close off the open source uses of Kinect later, in order for Microsoft to gain more control over new markets, there is time for that.
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Starting this week, Microsoft will ship an update to Windows Vista Ultimate users to ferret out cracked copies of its most expensive and feature-packed operating system.The renewed anti-piracy campaign is aimed directly at the activation exploit known as the "SoftMod hack," according to a post on Microsoft's WGA blog.
The latest version of Microsoft Live Hotmail's CAPTCHA authentication system has been broken, reports InfoWorld via security company Websense.According to a detailed analysis of the latest hack by Websense, spammers have come up with a new scheme to fool the CAPTCHA:The process starts in the same way as did previous CAPTCHA-breaking attacks, using bot-controlled zombie PCs under remote control to fill in the main fields - name, password, country - asked for by Hotmail during signup.
My hat’s off to blogger Rafael Rivera, who returned from last week’s Microsoft Professional Developers Conference and apparently didn’t sleep until he figured out how to unlock the flashy new Superbar interface that Microsoft showed off at PDC but didn't make available to PDC attendees. Rafael's clever hack does indeed unlock an alternate interface for Windows 7 Build 6801, but in this post I want to throw a giant bucket of cold water on your expectations. The unlocked interface is missing some key features, as I explain.
Notable headlines:David Morgenstern: Is Psystar Mac clone using the Kalyway boot hack?IT Dojo: Create your own bootable USB flash drive for Windows XPMary Jo Foley: Microsoft internal memo details Windows 7-Windows Live tiesAnother reason Microsoft should give up on Yahoo: MoraleLarry Dignan: Microsoft: Does a Yahoo proxy war add up?
Security experts claim to have cracked the protocol for securing some of Microsoft's wireless keyboards, potentially allowing keystroke logging and remote control
In a matter of minutes, e-crime experts have hacked into an unprotected Windows XP computer and connected to an unsecured wireless network.
"Enlightening and frightening" was the phrase used by a Microsoft executive to describe a hacking demonstration on a Windows XP system by two British e-crime specialists.
At a Get Safe Online event, Serious Organised Crime Agency officers have demonstrated how easy it is to crack into Microsoft's OS
In a matter of minutes, e-crime experts hack into a Windows XP computer that is unprotected and connected to an unsecured wireless network.
The software giant has blocked a signed third-party driver due to it having the 'characteristics of potentially unwanted software'
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