Author: Rabia Noureen

Researchers Discover Four New Security Flaws Affecting Microsoft Teams

by Rabia Noureen

Security researchers have revealed several new security flaws impacting the “link preview” feature in Microsoft Teams. The cybersecurity company Positive Security discovered four separate vulnerabilities in the feature back in March 2021, which can be exploited by attackers to leak victims' IP addresses, spoof link previews, and launch denial of service (DoS) attacks targeting Android… Read More

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 21H2 Security Baseline With Tamper Protection And More

by Rabia Noureen

Microsoft has announced the release of a new security baseline package for Windows 10 version 21H2. The Redmond giant detailed that the latest Windows 10 security baseline brings several new policy settings to help enterprise customers prevent PrintNightmare, ransomware attacks, and other security threats. Windows 10 Version 21H2 security baseline with Microsoft Defender Tamper Protection… Read More

Microsoft Sentinel Launches New Log4j Vulnerability Solution In Public Preview

by Rabia Noureen

Microsoft has announced some important updates for Microsoft Sentinel, its scalable cloud-native SIEM tool that provides AI-powered security analytics in enterprise environments. The Redmond giant has launched a new solution in public preview that should help IT Admins to detect Apache Log4j vulnerabilities. Last week, Microsoft acknowledged the emergence of an Apache Log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)… Read More

Microsoft Advises Customers to Patch Active Directory Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

by Rabia Noureen

Last month, Microsoft released the November Patch Tuesday updates to address two Active Directory (AD) Domain Services privilege escalation security flaws affecting all supported versions of Windows Server. But it looks like some customers have not updated their servers yet. The company published a blog post yesterday advising customers to install the emergency fixes on… Read More

Microsoft Announces Secured-Core Hardware for Windows Server 2022 and Azure Stack HCI

by Rabia Noureen

Earlier this year, Microsoft unveiled its plans to expand the Secured-Core initiative to its server products to help protect organizations from firmware attacks. The company has recently unveiled its plans to expand the Secured-Core initiative are now available for enterprise customers. “Partnering with leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and silicon vendors, Secured-core servers use industry-standard… Read More

Microsoft Teams Rolls Out CART Captioning Support For Meetings To GCC Customers

by Rabia Noureen

Microsoft has started rolling out CART captioning support to its Teams collaboration platform, allowing meeting participants to view real-time captions coming from a certified third-party provider. This new capability is one of the top requested features by users and is a great alternative to existing AI-powered live captions available in Teams. “CART (Communication Access Realtime… Read More