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Unpatched MS Word Flaw Could Allow Hackers to Infect Your Computer

Unpatched MS Word Flaw Could Allow Hackers to Infect Your Computer
October 29, 2018Mohit Kumar
Cybersecurity researchers have revealed an unpatched logical flaw in Microsoft Office 2016 and older versions that could allow an attacker t...

Windows Built-in Antivirus Gets Secure Sandbox Mode – Turn It ON

Windows Built-in Antivirus Gets Secure Sandbox Mode – Turn It ON
October 29, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft Windows built-in anti-malware tool, Windows Defender, has become the very first antivirus software to have the ability to run in...

Microsoft October Patch Tuesday Fixes 12 Critical Vulnerabilities

Microsoft October Patch Tuesday Fixes 12 Critical Vulnerabilities
October 09, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has just released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday updates for October 2018, fixing a total of 49 security vulnerabilities in ...

Microsoft Issues Software Updates for 17 Critical Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Issues Software Updates for 17 Critical Vulnerabilities
September 11, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Times to gear up your systems and software. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for Sep...

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

Hacker Discloses Unpatched Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability (With PoC)
August 27, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has publicly disclosed the details of a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft's Windows op...

Microsoft Detects More Russian Cyber Attacks Ahead of Mid-Term Election

Microsoft Detects More Russian Cyber Attacks Ahead of Mid-Term Election
August 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft claims to have uncovered another new Russian hacking attempts targeting United States' Senate and conservative think tanks ...

Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections

Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections
August 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Phishing works no matter how hard a company tries to protect its customers or employees. Security researchers have been warning of a ne...

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack
August 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a tot...

Microsoft Offers $100,000 Bounty for Finding Bugs in Its Identity Services

Microsoft Offers $100,000 Bounty for Finding Bugs in Its Identity Services
July 17, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft today launched a new bug bounty program for bug hunters and researchers finding security vulnerabilities in its "identity s...

Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software

Microsoft Releases Patch Updates for 53 Vulnerabilities In Its Software
July 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to gear up your systems and software for the latest July 2018 Microsoft security patch updates. Microsoft today released ...

Two Zero-Day Exploits Found After Someone Uploaded 'Unarmed' PoC to VirusTotal

Two Zero-Day Exploits Found After Someone Uploaded 'Unarmed' PoC to VirusTotal
July 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Microsoft have unveiled details of two critical and important zero-day vulnerabilities that had recently been dis...

Microsoft June 2018 Patch Tuesday Pushes 11 Critical Security Updates

Microsoft June 2018 Patch Tuesday Pushes 11 Critical Security Updates
June 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
It's time to gear up for the latest June 2018 Microsoft security patch updates. Microsoft today released security patch updates for...

Confirmed—Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion

Confirmed—Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion
June 03, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Here's the biggest news of the week—Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion. For those unaware, GitHub is a popular ...

Microsoft Patches Two Zero-Day Flaws Under Active Attack

Microsoft Patches Two Zero-Day Flaws Under Active Attack
May 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's time to gear up for the latest May 2018 Patch Tuesday. Microsoft has today released security patches for a total of 67 vulnera...

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical Flaw In Windows Containers

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch For Critical Flaw In Windows Containers
May 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Just a few days prior to its monthly patch release, Microsoft released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability in the Windows Hos...

Windows 10 'S Mode' Coming Soon — For Security and Performance

Windows 10 'S Mode' Coming Soon — For Security and Performance
March 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has confirmed that the company is planning to convert Windows 10 S from a dedicated operating system to a special " S Mode...

Microsoft Won't Patch a Severe Skype Vulnerability Anytime Soon

Microsoft Won't Patch a Severe Skype Vulnerability Anytime Soon
February 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A serious vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft-owned most popular free web messaging and voice calling service Skype that could...

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Issues Security Patch Update for 14 New Critical Vulnerabilities
February 13, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday for this month falls the day before the most romantic day of the year. Yes, it's Valentine's, and...

Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws, Including a Zero-Day

Microsoft Releases Patches for 16 Critical Flaws, Including a Zero-Day
January 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
If you think that only CPU updates that address this year's major security flaws— Meltdown and Spectre —are the only ones you are adv...
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