Windows Defender ATP thwarts Operation WilySupply software supply chain cyberattack

Several weeks ago, the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) research team noticed security alerts that demonstrated an intriguing attack pattern. These early alerts uncovered a well-planned, finely orchestrated cyberattack that targeted several high-profile technology and financial organizations. An unknown attacker was taking advantage of a silent yet effective attack vector: the compromised…

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CVE-2010-3962 – The weekend warrior

The Microsoft Malware Protection Center has been tracking a recent 0-day vulnerability for Microsoft Internet Explorer very closely after it was found in the wild in early November, apparently being used in targeted attack attempts.  As public exploit code became available and attackers began integrating the code into their toolkits, we continued to closely monitor…

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