Joseph Menn

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Microsoft warns Azure customers of flaw that could have permitted hackers access to data

Microsoft warns Azure customers of flaw that could have permitted hackers access to data

Asks some customers to change login credentials.
Sep 9 2021 11:48AM
Researchers, cyber security agency urge action by Microsoft cloud database users

Researchers, cyber security agency urge action by Microsoft cloud database users

After massive flaw was uncovered last week.
Aug 30 2021 7:00AM
Apple appeals against security research firm Corellium

Apple appeals against security research firm Corellium

While touting researchers.
Aug 19 2021 5:44AM
Kaseya ransomware attack sets off race to hack service providers

Kaseya ransomware attack sets off race to hack service providers

"This is going to happen again and again."
Aug 4 2021 12:42PM
Microsoft says new breach discovered in probe of suspected SolarWinds hackers

Microsoft says new breach discovered in probe of suspected SolarWinds hackers

Compromised a customer service agent.
Jun 28 2021 6:15AM
Murkiness of Russia's ransomware role complicates Biden summit mission

Murkiness of Russia's ransomware role complicates Biden summit mission

Analysis: Harder to distinguish alleged Russian intelligence operatives from ordinary cyber criminals.
Jun 15 2021 6:17AM
US senator claims Microsoft failed to fix cloud holes before SolarWinds hack

US senator claims Microsoft failed to fix cloud holes before SolarWinds hack

Known problems facilitated compromise.
Feb 26 2021 12:18PM
SolarWinds hackers studied Microsoft authentication, email source code

SolarWinds hackers studied Microsoft authentication, email source code

Before creating copies with new flaws.
Feb 19 2021 12:48PM
Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on US payroll agency

Suspected Chinese hackers used SolarWinds bug to spy on US payroll agency

SolarWinds "a high value target for more than one group".
Feb 3 2021 6:50AM
Microsoft breached in suspected Russian hack using SolarWinds

Microsoft breached in suspected Russian hack using SolarWinds

Company finds "malicous binaries" in its environment.
Dec 18 2020 12:51PM
Hackers at centre of sprawling spy campaign turned SolarWinds' dominance against it

Hackers at centre of sprawling spy campaign turned SolarWinds' dominance against it

Update server could be accessed last year with 'solarwinds123' password.
Dec 16 2020 10:17AM
Top Biden adviser seen as making tech regulation more likely

Top Biden adviser seen as making tech regulation more likely

Around privacy and use of algorithms.
Nov 23 2020 12:52PM
Twitter names famed hacker 'Mudge' as head of security

Twitter names famed hacker 'Mudge' as head of security

Comes from electronic payments unicorn Stripe.
Nov 17 2020 6:36AM
Building wave of ransomware attacks strike US hospitals

Building wave of ransomware attacks strike US hospitals

Security experts question efficiency of Microsoft's Trickbot takedown.
Oct 29 2020 2:08PM
NSA ducks questions about backdoors in tech products

NSA ducks questions about backdoors in tech products

Special access 'too valuable to give up'.
Oct 29 2020 6:31AM
Court orders seizure of 'Trickbot' ransomware botnet controls

Court orders seizure of 'Trickbot' ransomware botnet controls

Takedown achieved using copyright law.
Oct 13 2020 9:08AM
Tyler Technologies says clients reported suspicious logins after hack

Tyler Technologies says clients reported suspicious logins after hack

Supplies software to local governments.
Sep 28 2020 6:56AM
Facebook removes hundreds of QAnon groups

Facebook removes hundreds of QAnon groups

Cites risk to public safety.
Aug 20 2020 8:25AM
US officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

US officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

Misinformation, poll worker shortages and US postal service slowdowns.
Aug 10 2020 6:42AM
Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness

Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness

Malicious add-ons used to transmit spyware.
Jun 19 2020 6:52AM

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