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  • Blog Post: New Security Tools for IIS and SQL

    In cast you didn't see it, the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) team just announced the release of three tools to help customers fend off SQL injection attacks: UrlScan 3.0 Beta ( see Wade Hilmo's blog for more ), a security tool that restricts the types of HTTP requests that Internet Information...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft’s Free Security Tools – URLScan Security Tool

    This article in our free security tools series focuses on the benefits of the URLScan Security Tool . Attackers often use websites to conduct phishing attacks or distribute malware. According to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 13 , there were 4.4 phishing sites per 1,000 Internet hosts...