New Microsoft Security Report Highlights Phishing, Ransomware and Unpatched VPNs

New Microsoft Security Report Highlights Phishing, Ransomware and Unpatched VPNs

Posted September 29, 2020

New Microsoft Security Report Highlights Phishing, Ransomware and Unpatched VPNs

  • Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of its “Digital Defense Report,” which is described as “a reimagining” of Microsoft’s “Security Intelligence Report” (SIR).
  • Microsoft harvests more than “8 trillion security signals per day” from endpoints, the network edge and the cloud.
  • Cybercriminals typically send spoofed e-mails pretending they are from official sources to get users to click on malicious links.
  • The report found that “based on our Office 365 telemetry, the top five spoofed brands are Microsoft, UPS, Amazon, Apple, and Zoom.”

Redmond Mag – Kurt Mackie | September 29, 2020