Introduced earlier this year in February, Microsoft will now begin enforcing number matching in Authenticator starting today. It adds an extra layer of security for multi-factor authentication (MFA).
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As we enter a new year, cybercriminals will develop more dangerous and sophisticated cyberthreats. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to mitigate the risk of falling victim to them.
Microsoft has proudly announced that its Authenticator app for iOS is now FIPS 140-compliant, which means that it officially supports U.S. federal agencies. Android support is coming soon too.
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Cyber criminals are exploiting the self-enrollment process for Microsoft Azure Active Directory and other platforms to takeover Microsoft 365 and other cloud servers and networks.
Microsoft email users are under attack from a new phishing campaign. The campaign uses the adversary-in-the-middle (AiTM) technique to even bypass multi-factor authentication (MFA) protection.
Microsoft has partnered with Apple on an upcoming iOS update that will migrate Exchange Online accounts using Basic authentication in the Mail app to the more secure Modern authentication (OAuth 2.0).
Microsoft has officially confirmed that it was indeed compromised by Lapsus group. It has outlined a series of steps that organizations can take to protect themselves and identify malicious activity.
To encourage the use of 2-step verification (2SV), Google has stated that there was a 50% decrease in accounts with 2SV enabled being compromised compared to those who don't have it configured.
Microsoft blocked close to 71 billion cybersecurity attacks last year using its various security solutions like Defender for Endpoint and Defender for Office 365. However, the firm is also worried.
Microsoft has issued an advisory highlighting that multiple U.S. and Israeli defense companies and global maritime transportation firms are under attack from a threat actor, likely from Iran.
Microsoft has provided guidance on how your organization should secure your Windows 365 Cloud PCs, across both Enterprise and Business offerings. However, Trusted Launch is not yet available.
Microsoft is expanding its identity and access management protections available in AccountGuard to high-risk customers in 31 democracies at no extra cost. It contains features like MFA and SSO.
In a new blog post, Microsoft has highlighted several vulnerabilities present in PSTN-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) mechanisms such as SMS, and encouraged transition to app-based MFA.
Epic Games has released a security bulletin detailing the steps that it takes to strengthen account security, as well as laying out its plans for the future, which include SMS-based authentication.