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PoC Exploit For Unpatched Windows 10 Zero-Day Flaw Published Online

PoC Exploit For Unpatched Windows 10 Zero-Day Flaw Published Online

May 22, 2019Mohit Kumar
An anonymous hacker with an online alias "SandboxEscaper" today released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for a new zero-day...
Microsoft Windows 10 will get a full built-in Linux Kernel for WSL 2

Microsoft Windows 10 will get a full built-in Linux Kernel for WSL 2

May 07, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Yes, you heard me right. Microsoft is taking another step forward to show its love for Linux and open source community by shipping a full ...
Commando VM — Turn Your Windows Computer Into A Hacking Machine

Commando VM — Turn Your Windows Computer Into A Hacking Machine

March 29, 2019Mohit Kumar
FireEye today released Commando VM , which according to the company, is a "first of its kind Windows-based security distribution fo...
Reminder: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in 1-year from today

Reminder: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in 1-year from today

January 15, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A new reminder for those who are still holding on to the Windows 7 operating system—you have one year left until Microsoft ends support fo...
Windows 10 Bug Let UWP Apps Access All Files Without Users' Consent

Windows 10 Bug Let UWP Apps Access All Files Without Users' Consent

October 30, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft silently patched a bug in its Windows 10 operating system with the October 2018 update (version 1809) that allowed Microsoft S...
Hacker Discloses Unpatched Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability (With PoC)

Hacker Discloses Unpatched Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability (With PoC)

August 28, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has publicly disclosed the details of a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft's Windows op...
CredSSP Flaw in Remote Desktop Protocol Affects All Versions of Windows

CredSSP Flaw in Remote Desktop Protocol Affects All Versions of Windows

March 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP) that affects all versions of Wind...
Windows 10 Will Now Let You Reset Forgotten Password Directly From the Lock Screen

Windows 10 Will Now Let You Reset Forgotten Password Directly From the Lock Screen

July 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update bigger than ever before by beefing up its security practices...
New GhostHook Attack Bypasses Windows 10 PatchGuard Protections

New GhostHook Attack Bypasses Windows 10 PatchGuard Protections

June 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft PatchGuard kernel protection could allow hackers to plant rootkits on computers running the comp...
Microsoft Unveils Special Version of Windows 10 For Chinese Government

Microsoft Unveils Special Version of Windows 10 For Chinese Government

May 24, 2017Wang Wei
China is very strict about censorship, which is why the country has become very paranoid when it comes to adopting foreign technologies. ...
Microsoft Finally Reveals What Data Windows 10 Collects From Your PC

Microsoft Finally Reveals What Data Windows 10 Collects From Your PC

April 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Since the launch of Windows 10, there has been widespread concern about its data collection practices , mostly because Microsoft has been...
Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit Released in the Wild after Microsoft delayed the Patch

Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit Released in the Wild after Microsoft delayed the Patch

February 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Last weekend a security researcher publically disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Server editions after Mic...
Microsoft Shares Telemetry Data Collected from Windows 10 Users with 3rd-Party

Microsoft Shares Telemetry Data Collected from Windows 10 Users with 3rd-Party

November 24, 2016Wang Wei
Cyber security is a major challenge in today's world, as cyber attacks have become more automated and difficult to detect, where trad...
Microsoft Joins The Linux Foundation — Turns Love Affair Into a Relationship

Microsoft Joins The Linux Foundation — Turns Love Affair Into a Relationship

November 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
You won't believe your eyes while reading this, but this is true. Microsoft just joined the Linux Foundation as a high-paying Platinu...
This Code Injection Technique can Potentially Attack All Versions of Windows

This Code Injection Technique can Potentially Attack All Versions of Windows

October 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Guess what? If you own a Windows PC, which is fully-patched, attackers can still hack your computer. Isn't that scary? Well, defini...
France warns Microsoft to Stop Collecting Windows 10 Users' Personal Data

France warns Microsoft to Stop Collecting Windows 10 Users' Personal Data

July 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
We have heard a lot about privacy concerns surrounding Windows 10 and accusations on Microsoft of collecting too much data about users ...
Woman wins $10,000 after suing Microsoft over 'Forced' Windows 10 Upgrade

Woman wins $10,000 after suing Microsoft over 'Forced' Windows 10 Upgrade

June 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Since the launch of Windows 10 in July last year, Microsoft is constantly pestering users to upgrade their PCs running older versions of...
How to Run Ubuntu on latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316

How to Run Ubuntu on latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316

April 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
As reported last week, Microsoft will launch an 'Anniversary Update' for Windows 10 that will bring Ubuntu file system, allowing...
Microsoft adds Linux Bash Shell and Ubuntu Binaries to Windows 10

Microsoft adds Linux Bash Shell and Ubuntu Binaries to Windows 10

March 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
'Microsoft loves Linux' so much that now the company is bringing the popular Bash shell , alongside the entire Linux command env...
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