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FilelessAttackTechnique

Detecting fileless attacks with Azure Security Center

As the security solutions get better at detecting attacks, attackers are increasingly employing stealthier methods to avoid detection. In Azure, we regularly see fileless attacks targeting our customers’ endpoints. To avoid detection by traditional antivirus software and other filesystem-based detection ... continue reading
FilelessAttackTechnique

Detecting fileless attacks with Azure Security Center

As the security solutions get better at detecting attacks, attackers are increasingly employing stealthier methods to avoid detection. In Azure, we regularly see fileless attacks targeting our customers’ endpoints. To avoid detection by traditional antivirus software and other filesystem-based detection ... continue reading
Ignite 2018 highlights: passwordless sign-in, confidential computing, new threat protection, and more

Ignite 2018 highlights: passwordless sign-in, confidential computing, new threat protection, and more

What a week it was in Orlando! Ignite is always a biggie, and this one was no exception. For all of us here at Microsoft who get to work on security, spending time with customers to learn how you are ... continue reading
Screenshot of obfuscated script

Out of sight but not invisible: Defeating fileless malware with behavior monitoring, AMSI, and next-gen AV

Consider this scenario: Two never-before-seen, heavily obfuscated scripts manage to slip past file-based detection and dynamically load an info-stealing payload into memory. The scripts are part of a social engineering campaign that tricks potential victims into running the scripts, which ... continue reading
Secure Score

Strengthen your security posture and protect against threats with Azure Security Center

In my recent conversations with customers, they have shared the security challenges they are facing on-premises. These challenges include recruiting and retaining security experts, quickly responding to an increasing number of threats, and ensuring that their security policies are meeting ... continue reading

Windows Server 2019 – Announcing general availability in October! 

This blog post was authored by Erin Chapple, Corporate Vice President, Windows Server. I am thrilled to be back at Ignite this year! Over the last two years, Ive had the pleasure to announce major releases of Windows Server. Two ... continue reading

Windows Server 2019 – Announcing general availability in October! 

This blog post was authored by Erin Chapple, Corporate Vice President, Windows Server. I am thrilled to be back at Ignite this year! Over the last two years, Ive had the pleasure to announce major releases of Windows Server. Two ... continue reading
Office VBA + AMSI: Parting the veil on malicious macros

Office VBA + AMSI: Parting the veil on malicious macros

As part of our continued efforts to tackle entire classes of threats, Office 365 client applications now integrate with Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI), enabling antivirus and other security solutions to scan macros and other scripts at runtime to check for ... continue reading
Small businesses targeted by highly localized Ursnif campaign

Small businesses targeted by highly localized Ursnif campaign

Cyber thieves are continuously looking for new ways to get people to click on a bad link, open a malicious file, or install a poisoned update in order to steal valuable data. In the past, they cast as wide a ... continue reading
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