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Microsoft Patch Tuesday — January 2019 Security Updates Released

Microsoft Patch Tuesday — January 2019 Security Updates Released

January 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has issued its first Patch Tuesday for this year to address 49 CVE-listed security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating sy...
63 New Flaws (Including 0-Days) Windows Users Need to Patch Now

63 New Flaws (Including 0-Days) Windows Users Need to Patch Now

November 14, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's Patch Tuesday once again…time for another round of security updates for the Windows operating system and other Microsoft product...
New APIs Suggest WPA3 Wi-Fi Security Support Coming Soon to Windows 10

New APIs Suggest WPA3 Wi-Fi Security Support Coming Soon to Windows 10

November 12, 2018Mohit Kumar
Windows 10 users don't have to wait much longer for the support of latest WPA3 Wi-Fi security standard , a new blog post from Microsof...
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...
Cortana Software Could Help Anyone Unlock Your Windows 10 Computer

Cortana Software Could Help Anyone Unlock Your Windows 10 Computer

June 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cortana, an artificial intelligence-based smart assistant that Microsoft has built into every version of Windows 10, could help attackers...
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...
Run 'Kali Linux' Natively On Windows 10 — Just Like That!

Run 'Kali Linux' Natively On Windows 10 — Just Like That!

March 06, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Great news for hackers. Now you can download and install Kali Linux directly from the Microsoft App Store on Windows 10 just like any o...
Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability

Microsoft Issues Emergency Windows Security Update For A Critical Vulnerability

December 08, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has just released an emergency security patch to address a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in its Malware...
MS Office Built-in Feature Allows Malware Execution Without Macros Enabled

MS Office Built-in Feature Allows Malware Execution Without Macros Enabled

October 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Since new forms of cybercrime are on the rise, traditional techniques seem to be shifting towards more clandestine that involve the explo...
Windows 10 to Give More Control Over App-level Permissions

Windows 10 to Give More Control Over App-level Permissions

September 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has been gradually changing its privacy settings in Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update to give its users more controls ov...
Linux Subsystem on Windows 10 Allows Malware to Become Fully Undetectable

Linux Subsystem on Windows 10 Allows Malware to Become Fully Undetectable

September 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has been expressing its love for Linux for almost three years now, and this love costs Microsoft an arm and a leg. Last year,...
 Microsoft Is Paying Up To $250,000 With Its New Bug Bounty Program

Microsoft Is Paying Up To $250,000 With Its New Bug Bounty Program

July 26, 2017Wang Wei
Microsoft has finally launched a new dedicated bug bounty program to encourage security researchers and bug hunters for finding and respo...
Ubuntu Linux for Windows 10 Released — Yes, You Read it Right

Ubuntu Linux for Windows 10 Released — Yes, You Read it Right

July 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
Windows and Linux in the same line? Yes, you heard that right... and that too, on the same computer and within the same operating system....
Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks

Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks

June 30, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware Ransomware Everywhere Not a Single Place to Hide! But, Microsoft has a simple solution to this problem to protect millions o...
Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

June 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows operating system more secure and advanced than ever before by beefing up its securit...
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 to Remove SMBv1 Protocol in Next Windows 10 Version (RedStone 3)

Microsoft to Remove SMBv1 Protocol in Next Windows 10 Version (RedStone 3)

June 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
The Server Message Block version 1 (SMBv1) — a 30-year-old file sharing protocol which came to light last month after the devastating Wan...
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