Microsoft’s latest security report finds that vulnerability disclosures are on the up

REDMOND UPDATE FACTORY Microsoft has released its latest security report and proved just how important it is that it stays on top of these kind of things. The Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is out now and shows that threats are not going away, but also that when they come, Microsoft is usually in a place to deal with them. Tim Rains, director of security at Microsoft, said that this 20th issuance adds new features, these being a focus on a new attack group called PLATINUM which is posing a problem, and a new section dedicated to tackling password protection in the cloud. “The report includes a section called “PLATINUM: Targeted attacks in South and Southeast Asia,” Rains said. “This section provides details on a newly discovered determined adversary group, which…


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