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Open Source XDP for Windows

Open Source XDP for Windows

XDP (eXpress Data Path) is a high performance, programmable network data path that is already a Linux Kernel project with a significant community (Google, Amazon, Intel, Mellanox, etc.) around it. “XDP for Windows” is our new open source XDP interface ... continue reading
Operations view of Microsoft Build

Operations view of Microsoft Build

Microsoft Build for IT Pros To be completely honest, in the past I didn't pay attention to MSBuild it was MSIgnite that I paid attention to or attended. My background is Infrastructure, if I code it's some PowerShell but hey ... continue reading
Figure 1 displays a diagram depicting a typical attack flow for XorDdos malware. The attacker communicates with a bot to SSH brute force a target device and download XorDdos. The malware then performs several techniques for evasion and persistence before connecting with the attacker's C2 server to send data and receive commands.

Rise in XorDdos: A deeper look at the stealthy DDoS malware targeting Linux devices

In the last six months, we observed a 254% increase in activity from a Linux trojan called XorDdos. First discovered in 2014 by the research group MalwareMustDie, XorDdos was named after its denial-of-service-related activities on Linux endpoints and servers as ... continue reading
Docker Host network alternatives for Windows containers

Docker Host network alternatives for Windows containers

One of the things I like to do on my spare time is browse around forums, such as Reddit, Stack Overflow, and others, to check on questions people have around Windows containers that are not showing up on comments or ... continue reading
Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform on Azure Overview

Manage Red Hat workloads seamlessly on Azure

Every year, Red Hat Summit features inspirational and actionable content, industry-shaping news, and innovative practices from customers and partners. From hybrid cloud, containers, and cloud-native app platforms to management, automation, and more, speakers from around the world, across industries, and ... continue reading

Major update to the PowerShell Extension for Visual Studio Code

An updated version of our PowerShell extension is now available on the Visual Studio Code marketplace. This update represents a complete overhaul of the core PowerShell engine of PowerShell Editor Services, intending to create a more reliable and stable user ... continue reading
Figure 1 displays different ownership policies for the System Bus and the Session Bus;

Microsoft finds new elevation of privilege Linux vulnerability, Nimbuspwn

Microsoft has discovered several vulnerabilities, collectively referred to as Nimbuspwn, that could allow an attacker to elevate privileges to root on many Linux desktop endpoints. The vulnerabilities can be chained together to gain root privileges on Linux systems, allowing attackers ... continue reading
Getting to know Azure Arc

Getting to know Azure Arc

**I do want to state of course I’m an employee of Microsoft but links to any books or courses as part of my learning experience, I am not affiliated with. I don’t have affiliate links I’m just sharing what I ... continue reading
ResNet50 results were generated using NC24r_v3 and NC96ads_A100_v4 virtual machine sizes.

Accelerate your AI applications with Azure NC A100 v4 virtual machines

Real-world AI has revolutionized and changed how people live during the past decade, including media and entertainment, healthcare and life science, retail, automotive, finance service, manufacturing, and oil and gas. Speaking to a smart home device, browsing social media with ... continue reading
Decorative image illustrating Microsoft 365 Defender's staples for protecting against ransomware.

Microsoft protects against human-operated ransomware across the full attack chain in the 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations

For the fourth year in a row, the independent MITRE Engenuity Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) Evaluations demonstrated Microsoft’s strong detection and protection capabilities thanks to our multi-platform extended detection and response (XDR) defenses. The ever-evolving threat landscape ... continue reading