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By Alex Weinert at Microsoft

Every week I have at least one conversation with a security decision maker explaining why a lot of the hyperbole about passwords – “never use a password that has ever been seen in a breach,” “use really long...

By Melanie Maynes at Microsoft Security

There are over 300 million fraudulent sign-in attempts to our cloud services every day. Cyberattacks aren’t slowing down, and it’s worth noting that many attacks have been successful without the u...

Another trip around the sun and here we are again at Data Privacy Day. The purpose of #DataPrivacyDay is to raise awareness and promote online privacy and security best practices. The important thing, of course, is that privacy isn’t someth...

This time of year is a winter wonderland, especially if you are a hacker looking for financial information and other sensitive data being sent online. Cybersecurity may be the last thing on your mind right now, but it shouldn’t be.

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Whether it’s to avoid the craziness of Black Friday or just for the simple convenience, more and more consumers are turning to Cyber Monday and online shopping to meet their gift giving needs. Although this may be significantly more conveni...

In every movie with a hacker, there is always that scene where the hacker must guess the right password. A blinking cursor in the password field looms on a large computer monitor. The hacker is usually under a lot of pressure, with the seco...