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Threat actors misusing Quick Assist in social engineering attacks leading to ransomware

Since mid-April 2024, Microsoft Threat Intelligence has observed the threat actor Storm-1811 misusing the client management tool Quick Assist to target users in social engineering attacks. Storm-1811 is a financially motivated cybercriminal group known to deploy Black Basta ransomware. The observed activity begins with impersonation through voice phishing (vishing), followed by delivery of malicious tools, […]

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The LLM Latency Guidebook: Optimizing Response Times for GenAI Applications

Co-authors: Priya Kedia, Julian Lee, Manoranjan Rajguru, Shikha Agrawal, Michael Tremeer Contributors: Ranjani Mani, Sumit Pokhariyal, Sydnee Mayers Generative AI applications are transforming how we do business today, creating new, engaging ways for customers to engage with applications. However, these new LLM models require massive amounts of compute to run, and unoptimized applications can run

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PART 3 – Ingesting AWS GovCloud Microsoft Sentinel in Azure Commercial

In the first part of this series Ingesting Non-Microsoft Cloud Security Data into Microsoft Sentinel for Government & DIB Customers we looked into the compliance levels of the clouds and the architecture of the AWS connector.  In part 2 Ingesting Non-Microsoft Cloud Security Data into Microsoft Sentinel for Gov & DIB customers part 2 we

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Azure Portal collapsed service menus #azure #portal #ui #ux

Recently the menu structure in Azure is changed into a collapsed and expanded menu, Don’t know who thought it was the best option to have all the blades in collapsed mode. one word #annoying for me Collapsing menus, also known as accordion menus, are a popular design choice in many web applications, including Microsoft Azure.

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Unlocking the Potential: The Benefits and Requirements of a Vector Database

Generative AI is revolutionizing our interaction with data, enabling dynamic new ways to engage with information—from conversational interfaces to generating content like code snippets or summaries. Vector databases, particularly pivotal in this evolution, play a critical role in enabling these sophisticated interactions. Understanding the value of vector databases  Vector databases are responsible for advanced data

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Windows Server 2025 vs 2022: Detailed Overview

Windows Server 2025 represents the next evolution of Microsoft’s server operating system, aiming to enhance security, performance, scalability, and IT infrastructure management. This blog post will provide a detailed comparison of Windows Server 2025 and its predecessor, Windows Server 2022. Windows Server 2022: A Recap Windows Server 2022 is built on the strong foundation of

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Azure Firewall: Comprehensive Comparison & Best Practices

Azure Firewall, a managed, cloud-based network security service, is an essential component of Azure’s security offerings. It comes in three different versions – Basic, Standard, and Premium – each designed to cater to a wide range of customer use cases and preferences. This blog post will provide a comprehensive comparison of these versions, discuss best

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Enhance the ingestion of AWS CloudWatch logs into Microsoft Sentinel with AWS Lambda

Microsoft Sentinel has recently made its AWS S3 data connector generally available (GA), offering users the capability to ingest logs from various AWS services such as CloudTrail, CloudWatch, VPCFlow Logs, and CloudWatch into Microsoft Sentinel using an S3 bucket and AWS’s simple message queuing service. To learn more about the AWS S3 connector, see Connect Microsoft

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Conversational Bots 2.0 – Setting a new paradigm

The evolution of AI chatbots is transforming user interactions. Powered by advanced Azure AI, these multi-modal bots can process and respond to various inputs like text, images, and voice. They offer enhanced support and seamless navigation, making them invaluable for improving user experiences. For instance, they can efficiently troubleshoot by analysing error images, navigate users

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AI in action: 5 real-world intelligent apps you can build on Azure

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the way we interact with technology, data, and each other. AI can help us create more engaging, personalized, and efficient experiences for customers and employees. To stay ahead in the era of AI, businesses are embracing intelligent applications across industries to take advantage of new opportunities. How can you use

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