Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (January – June 2007) is Now Available

One of the Microsoft Malware Protection Center’s (MMPC) goals is to share the valuable data, insights and expertise we have with customers on a regular basis in an effort to help customers better understand the changes occurring in the threat landscape and improve their defenses accordingly.  We just released the third volume of our threat…

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Back from Vienna/VB2007

Hi again, WOW so a month now since the VB2007 Conference in Vienna, Austria.  Vienna was beautiful! Where has the time gone, since then!? I couldn’t let too much more time pass before saying a few words, as I’m finally off the road to be able to sit and gather some thoughts on it.  We…

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Storm Drain

Over the past few months, there has been talk about a wave of malware known commonly as “Storm”.  “Storm” has been noted to be responsible for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, mass phishing emails, spam, botnets, and all sorts of online malicious activity.   While the name “Storm” was adopted by press, security companies…

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Malware Protection Center Portal v1 Live!

Hey all, if you recall, back in April we released the PREVIEW version of our new portal affectionately known as the Microsoft Malware Protection Center Portal.  Since then we’ve received loads of feedback from customers and partners on what they like about the portal and the features they really want to see now and in…

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My TechEd Summer Vacation

Hi again, just recently returned from MS TechEd in Orlando, oh it was HOT! It was great to get a chance to meet some customers and partners face to face and discuss what’s happening at a more granular level today in the enterprise.  The issues they face are of course at the heart of what…

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VB 100 Test Results Are In…

As I mentioned in my last blog post, our researchers and engineers in the Microsoft Malware Protection Center have been focusing their efforts on protecting customers from current, in the wild threats, and established an undertaking to achieve the next VB100 award.  Today Virus Bulletin announced the results of their latest tests and Windows Live…

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Continuing to move forward – the Microsoft Malware Protection Center

Fresh off our visit to Japan, where we discussed issues important to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center, we continue to move forward with our goal of being a premier anti-virus research and response center (R&R).   Last week’s news of our new global response centers has been well received and that’s excellent!  It’s important for our…

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Hello world

printf(“hello world\n”);   This is Jimmy Kuo of the Microsoft Security Research & Response team (MSRR).  (What a wonderful thing to say and see written down.).    Recently, there have been some tests that have brought into question the detection capability of Windows Live OneCare.  Customers and partners have asked us to address these concerns…

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