Microsoft a récemment annoncé que certaines vulnérabilités de sécurité dans les logiciels Exchange avaient été exploitées par des cybercriminels Peu de temps après, la société a publié des correctifs d’urgence pour Exchange Server 2019, Server 2016 et Server 2013 Moreover, Microsoft has released a few Mitigate and Update Microsoft Defender Antivirus tools to address these vulnerabilities Checkpoint Search has found that 32 companies around the world were targeted by these vulnerabilities
Microsoft realized that patching a system does not necessarily cut off an attacker's access to a particular account.
Moreover, the researchers found that the banking and financial sectors were the hardest hit, 28% of all violations being directed against them. Next come the government and military sectors, at 16%, and the manufacturing sector, at 12%5%, insurance and legal sector 9%5 percent
Microsoft realized that a system patch does not necessarily cut off an attacker's access to a particular account. In a press release, a Microsoft spokesperson said: «The Exchange Security Update remains the most comprehensive way to protect your servers from these and other attacks that were fixed in previous releases.. This temporary relaxation is designed to help protect customers who take time to implement the latest cumulative update of Exchange for their version of Exchange..
According to the Microsoft team 365 Defender Threat Intelligence, «many compromised systems have yet to receive secondary actions, such as ransomware attacks or data infiltrations, indicating that attackers can create and retain their access to possible subsequent actions.»
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