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Microsoft Patches Legacy Windows to Prevent Worms

End-of-life doesn’t mean no longer a threat. Microsoft decided to release security updates for no longer supported Windows 2003 and Windows XP systems to fix a bug that could be exploited by a worm.

Microsoft, Patch, Windows

Microsoft Will No Longer Recommend Forcing Periodic Password Changes

Users who hate having to change their Windows passwords every 60 days can rejoice: Microsoft now agrees that there is no point to forced password changes and will be removing that recommendation from its security recommendations.

Microsoft, Passwords

Microsoft Drafts Security Configuration Framework for Windows 10

Security professionals struggling with securely configuring Windows 10 devices can look at Microsoft's new security configuration framework.

Microsoft, Windows 10 Security

Microsoft Got 99 Domains Used to Phish Someone

Microsoft has taken over 99 domains used by the Phosphorus attack group, which has ties to the Iranian government.

Microsoft

Patch Microsoft Office Flaws Before Others

From an attacker’s perspective, the wider the net cast, the more number of potential victims caught. So it’s no surprise that Recorded Future research indicates attackers continue to rely heavily on exploits targeting Microsoft applications.

Patching, Exploit Kits, Microsoft, Malware