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Microsoft Open Sources PowerShell; Now Available for Linux and Mac OS X

Microsoft Open Sources PowerShell; Now Available for Linux and Mac OS X

August 18, 2016Swati Khandelwal
'Microsoft loves Linux' and this has never been so true than now. Microsoft today made its PowerShell scripting language and c...
Hackers Selling Unpatched Microsoft Windows Zero-Day Exploit for $90,000

Hackers Selling Unpatched Microsoft Windows Zero-Day Exploit for $90,000

June 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How much a Windows zero-day exploit that affects all versions of Windows operating system costs on the black market? It's $95,000, ...
Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death Gets QR Code

Windows 10 Blue Screen of Death Gets QR Code

April 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you are a Microsoft’s Windows user, you may have encountered the infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) . The Blue Screen of Death ...
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 06, 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 30, 2016Swati Khandelwal
'Microsoft loves Linux' so much that now the company is bringing the popular Bash shell , alongside the entire Linux command env...
Microsoft built a special version of Windows 10 just for Chinese Government

Microsoft built a special version of Windows 10 just for Chinese Government

March 29, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
China is very strict about censorship, which makes it difficult for companies to launch their products in the country. But companies like...
Windows 10 Sends Your Data 5500 Times Every Day Even After Tweaking Privacy Settings

Windows 10 Sends Your Data 5500 Times Every Day Even After Tweaking Privacy Settings

February 10, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Myth: By disabling all privacy compromising and telemetry features on Windows 10 will stop Microsoft to track your activities. Fact...
All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Security Vulnerability

All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Security Vulnerability

February 09, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft has released 13 security bulletins, six of which are considered to be critical, resolving a total of 41 security vulnerabilit...
Latest Windows 10 May Have a Linux Subsystem Hidden Inside

Latest Windows 10 May Have a Linux Subsystem Hidden Inside

February 03, 2016Wang Wei
A Few Months Back, Microsoft impressed the world with ' Microsoft loves Linux ' announcements, including, development of a custo...
From Today Onwards, Don't You Even Dare to Use Microsoft Internet Explorer

From Today Onwards, Don't You Even Dare to Use Microsoft Internet Explorer

January 11, 2016Wang Wei
Yes, from today, Microsoft is ending the support for versions 8, 9 and 10 of its home-built browser Internet Explorer, thereby encouragi...
Microsoft Collecting More Data of Windows 10 Users than Initially Thought

Microsoft Collecting More Data of Windows 10 Users than Initially Thought

January 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
After several controversial data mining and privacy invasion features within Microsoft's newest operating system, Microsoft contin...
Microsoft WARNING — 'Use Windows 7 at Your Own Risk'

Microsoft WARNING — 'Use Windows 7 at Your Own Risk'

January 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Someone is threatening Windows 7 users with a misleading warning. Guess who? Microsoft itself… Microsoft has just issued a clea...
Microsoft Windows 10 is now Installed on over 200 Million Devices

Microsoft Windows 10 is now Installed on over 200 Million Devices

January 04, 2016Mohit Kumar
Windows 10 here, Windows 10 there, and it is everywhere. This is exactly what Microsoft dreamed of, and it seems like the company is...
Microsoft Keeps Backup of Your Encryption Key on its Server — Here's How to Delete it

Microsoft Keeps Backup of Your Encryption Key on its Server — Here's How to Delete it

December 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Have you recently purchased a Windows computer? Congratulations! As your new Windows computer has inbuilt disk encryption feature th...
Mission '1 Billion' — Microsoft will Automatically Offer Windows 10 Upgrade

Mission '1 Billion' — Microsoft will Automatically Offer Windows 10 Upgrade

October 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft wholeheartedly wants you to upgrade your PCs to Windows 10, so much so that the company plans to automatically download its ne...
Microsoft doesn’t want Windows 10 Users to Switch to Chrome or Firefox

Microsoft doesn’t want Windows 10 Users to Switch to Chrome or Firefox

October 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Microsoft wants Windows 10 users to use its Edge browser , and the company is pulling every trick out to make it happen. In a newly ...
Patch Report: All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Vulnerability

Patch Report: All Versions of Windows affected by Critical Vulnerability

October 13, 2015Mohit Kumar
Microsoft has rolled out six security updates this Patch Tuesday , out of which three are considered to be " critical, " while...
THN Weekly Roundup — Top 14 Must-Read Cyber Security Stories

THN Weekly Roundup — Top 14 Must-Read Cyber Security Stories

September 06, 2015Mohit Kumar
We found a high concern for cybersecurity tactics and an increased awareness of the challenges that it brings. This week, we shared...