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Microsoft Research Shows High Cost of Bad Online Advertising

The Cost of Annoying Display Ads. Bing Jump Start: Tune your website and web apps to maximize search. Microsoft and FBI takes down over 1,400 Citadel botnets.

Birds-eye of Mount Everest Comes to IE10 – Microsoft’s Cloud-based C-TIP Help Fight Botnets

Microsoft takes botnet threat intelligence program to cloud–provides near real-time data through Cyber Threat Intelligence Program (C-TIP). Explore Mount of Everest virtually on IE10.

Places App for iPhone, Public Alerts for Google Now, Search, Maps in Canada

Public Alerts for Google Now, Google Search & Maps arrives in Canada and France on desktop and mobile. Google Places App for iPhone, iPod touch app. Google Now to integrate with Google’s Homepage.

Microsoft Analyzes 20 Million Files to Protect Customers from New Potential Malwares

In a blog post, Microsoft Malware Protection Center team notes, that the volume of online threats that attackers are developing continues to increase. “Our automated systems process many samples submitted to the MMPC and automatically add signatures for new malware. “For example, last month we collected and analyzed 20 million new …

Last of 2012 Patch Tuesday Fixes Critical IE, Word and Surface Wi-Fi Bug

Last of 2012 Patch Tuesday Fixes Critical IE, Word and Surface Wi-Fi Bug; Adds Phdet Trojan Family to Dec. 2012 MSRT; Released: Update Rollup 5-v2 for Exchange 2010 SP2 Released

Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2013 Registration Open!; MSRT Nov 2012 Adds ‘Win32/Weelsof’ Malware Protection

Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2013 Registration OpenMicrosoft Management Summit (MMS) 2013 Registration Open

Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2013 running through April 8-12, 2013 in Las Vegas –MMS 2012 sold out very early in record time — so, Microsoft today, opens the door for early registration.

MMS is a five days conference dedicated just to the management and offer hands on labs, presentations, …

Autorun Worm Spreads through Networks, Removable Media Hits Windows 7 and Windows 8

Sophos warns of about a new form of a malware called “W32/VBNA-X,” that exploit the four-year-old Windows AutoRun bug on unpatched Windows including Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.

Microsoft had released updates for XP, 2003 and Vista in February 2011 to disable Autorun on all media aside from “shiny discs.” And, …

Microsoft and Second Kelihos Defendant Reaches Settlement; Rootkits Threat Report Available; W3C Publishes ‘High Resolution Time’ Specification

Microsoft Reaches Settlement with Second Kelihos DefendantMicrosoft Reaches Settlement with Second Kelihos Defendant

Microsoft, Kaspersky and Kyrus Inc. took a action against the Kelihos botnet last September, then in January, Microsoft amended its original complaint and named Andrey N. Sabelnikov, as a new defendant in the lawsuit — now, today, the company has reached an agreement with Sabelnikov, and …

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit Disrupts ‘Nitol Botnet’ with over 500 Malware Strains Hosted on 70K+ Sub-domains

Microsoft Disrupts the emerging “Nitol Botnet” being spread through an unsecure supply chain. Earlier this week, “the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit permission to disrupt more than 500 different strains of malware with the potential for targeting millions of innocent people,” announced Assistant General Counsel, Digital …

Google Buys VirusTotal Free Online Malware Scanning Service

VirusTotal, a free online service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware — has now been acquired by Google.

Annoucing the acquisition, VirusTotal posted that the online service will continue to operate independently, “maintaining our partnerships with other antivirus companies …

EMET 3.5 Tech Preview Offers ROP Exploit Mitigation; Released MSRC Progress Report

Microsoft Trustworthy Computing released the “Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit” (EMET) 3.5 Technology Preview, which includes new Return Oriented Programming (ROP) defenses inspired by BlueHat Prize contest finalist Ivan Fratric.

“ROP is an advanced technique that attackers use to combine short pieces of benign code, already present in a system, for a malicious purpose. …

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Open Sourced; New Android Trojan Buys Apps for You

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Open SourcedAndroid 4.1 Jelly Bean Open Sourced

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) announced at the Google I/O conference 2012, has now been released to the Android Open Source community.

Google’s head of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), Jean-Baptiste Queru M. “JBQ” Query, announced the release of the Jelly Bean binaries on Monday to the open source …

300,000 Windows Could Lose Internet on Monday July 9 Due to DNSChanger Malware, FBI Warns

DNSChanger Malware will target 30,000 Windows Users on Monday July 9, FBI WarnsDNSChanger Malware will target 30,000 Windows Users on Monday July 9, FBI Warns

Remember the DNSChanger malware, which hijacked good DNS servers with rogue servers, redirecting users to webpages filled with advertisements in order to generate illegal profits — will according to Federal Bureau of Investigations, target approximately 300,000 computers on Monday July 9 morning — resulting in the “loss of …

Spammers Using Rogue Yahoo Mail App and Android Botnet to Send Spam Emails via Compromised Yahoo! Mail Accounts

A Microsoft engineer, Terry Zink discovered a new Android botnet, that is involved in sending spam email through a compromised Yahoo Mail account. However, these spam mails seem to be coming from Android devices.

In a blog entry, Zink writes, “We’ve all heard the rumors, but this is the …

Download ‘Crawl errors, Search queries’ Data to Spreadsheet from Webmaster Tools; Google Protect 600M Users through Built-in Protection for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

Now you can export your Google Webmaster Tools data directly to a Google Spreadsheet using the newly added download option. The new download option is available for most of the features, such as Crawl errors, Search queries, and Links to your site.

If you enjoy digging into the data from Webmaster Tools but …