Microsoft releases newest Security Intelligence Report

The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) provides information about current security threats to help protect organizations, software, and people. The report covers exploits, vulnerabilities, and malware based on data from over 600 million systems worldwide, Internet services, and three Microsoft Security Centers.

Volume 10 of the report was released today.

The data from the report illustrates a significant increase in social engineering attacks, specifically phishing attempts using social networking as a lure, adware such as pop ups and pop unders, and rogue security software or scareware.

Here is some of the research and analysis included in the report:

Over the next few months we’ll explore different features of the SIR. Check back with us or read the report now.

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Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »

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  1. Anonymous

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