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September 2018 Security Update Release

2018-09-12 KENNETH 0

September 2018 Security Update Release Today, we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to turn on automatic updates. More information about this month’s security updates can be found in the Security Update Guide. MSRC team Source: September 2018 Security Update Release

Inside MSRC: Sharing Our Story & Customer Tips

2018-09-08 KENNETH 0

Inside MSRC: Sharing Our Story & Customer Tips For the last 20 years, the Microsoft Security Response Center has been an integral part of Microsoft’s commitment to customer security.  We are often called on to talk about the work we do and how customers can apply the lessons we have learned over that period to better their security posture.  Today we are releasing a series of videos that support that customer-driven story on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXkmvDo4Mfut_ejSGJkLXDSUsH0uUtBC5.     This set of short video clips gives customers a glance into the commitment we put into our daily work and suggests ways they can incorporate similar principles into their work.  Security is a joint effort and together we can make a difference.   Videos released:   The Microsoft Security Response Center video delivers a brief introduction on the current state of [ more… ]

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August 2018 Security Update Release

2018-08-15 KENNETH 0

August 2018 Security Update Release Today, we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to turn on automatic updates.  More information about this month’s security updates can be found on the Security Update Guide.   MSRC team  Source: August 2018 Security Update Release

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Microsoft’s Top 100 Security Researchers – Black Hat 2018 Edition

2018-08-09 KENNETH 0

Microsoft’s Top 100 Security Researchers – Black Hat 2018 Edition This morning we are excited to unveil the security researcher leaderboard at the Black Hat Security Conference.  This list recognizes the top security researchers who have contributed research to the Microsoft products and services.  If you are curious on how we build the list, check out our blog from last week on The Making of the Top 100 Researcher List.  We appreciate all the work and partnerships with the security community over the years.  This is a good annual reflection point on the past year’s contributions.  Keep up the great work and we look forward to hearing from you this year too. Microsoft’s Top 100 Security Researcher List Ranking Researcher Name 1 Ashar Javed 2 Junghoon Lee 3 Yuki Chen 4 Cameron Vincent 5 Richard Shupak 6 Suresh Chelladurai 7 [ more… ]

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The Making of the Top 100 Researcher List

2018-08-02 KENNETH 0

The Making of the Top 100 Researcher List At Black Hat USA each year, we unveil the Top 100 Security Researcher list to reflect the amazing engagement we get from the community. During this period, we had several thousand researchers engage with the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC). We appreciate all the partnership and coordination that goes on throughout the year. The Top 100 list gives us a chance to give a special shout out to some of the most productive researchers in the year. As we get closer to the reveal, a common theme in questions around the unveiling is, “how do I get my name up there?” This year we will give you an insider view into the making of the Top 100 list. To produce the list, we first start with all cases fixed between July 1, [ more… ]