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Month Archives: February 2022

Cyber threat activity in Ukraine: analysis and resources

Monday, February 28, 2022

UPDATE 27 Apr 2022: See Updated malware details and Microsoft security product detections below as discussed in the Special Report: Ukraine. UPDATE 02 MAR 2022: See Updated malware details and Microsoft security product detections below for additional insights and protections specific to the evolving threats we have identified impacting organizations with ties to Ukraine.

Researcher Spotlight: Cyber Viking Nate Warfield is Here to Help

Friday, February 11, 2022

“There are few jobs where I can say, I make two billion people more secure on the internet every single day.” Childhood Look: Goth kid, all in black Current Look: Cyber Viking Childhood hobby: Head banging to Metallica, Marilyn Manson, and Guns N’ Roses Current hobby: n0x08 DJ’s Live events around the world.

Congratulations to the Top MSRC 2021 Q4 Security Researchers!

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

Congratulations to all the researchers recognized in this quarter’s Microsoft Researcher Recognition Program leaderboard! Thank you to everyone for your hard work and continued partnership to secure customers. The top three researchers of the 2021 Q4 Security Researcher Leaderboard are: rezer0dai (780 points) , Callum Carney (750 points) , and wtm (615 points) !

Expanding the Microsoft Researcher Recognition Program

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

The Microsoft Researcher Recognition Program offers public thanks and recognition to security researchers who help protect our customers through discovering and sharing security vulnerabilities under Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure. Today, we are expanding the program to recognize more security researchers in more ways for their contributions to protecting customers, and we published the first new leaderboard on our program page.