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Microsoft Stops More Political Hacking Attacks

In what could become a regular occurrence, Microsoft on Tuesday said the company thwarted phishing attacks that it believes originated from Russia that targeted the U.S. Senate and two conservative think tanks, the Hudson Institute and the International Republican Institute. Several weeks after Facebook said it foiled a politically motivated hack in the …

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What The Latest Microsoft Hack Might Mean For Election Security

Microsoft has announced a new Russian-backed hack, where hackers from the group formerly known as GRU targeted conservative think tank websites and tried to capture passwords from unsuspecting users. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Dan Frommer (), editor-in-chief of Recode, about how significant this hack is and what the broader tech …

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Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Ahead of Midterms

The Russians are still at it. Photo: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Over the weekend, the White House suggested all the focus on Russia’s interference in U.S. politics is deeply misguided. Trump tweeted on Saturday that “all of the fools” worrying about Russia should be looking at China too. A day …

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SUSE and Microsoft Announce Enterprise Linux Kernel for Azure

A new announcement has been made in regards of SUSE and the availability of the enterprise Linux kernel which is created specifically for Microsoft Azure. As a result, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 on-demand instances now run on a custom-tuned kernel for workloads on Microsoft Azure. The tailored version provides …

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