Microsoft has issued a security advisory warning of a vulnerability in the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. Until a fix is available, administrators are advised to disable SMBv3 compression on their servers.
Microsoft has taken over the control infrastructure for the Necurs botnet, disrupting the operations of the notorious spam and malware-distribution network.
Microsoft has removed the Windows security update addressing issues with third-party boot managers after users complained the updates caused their systems to stop working.
Web shell attacks have been on the rise in recent months, as many APT groups employ them against enterprises.
A new Internet Explorer vulnerability (CVE-2020-0674) is being used in targeted attacks and Microsoft does not have a patch available right now.