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Protect Against WannaCry: Microsoft Issues Patch for Unsupported Windows (XP, Vista, 8,...)

Protect Against WannaCry: Microsoft Issues Patch for Unsupported Windows (XP, Vista, 8,...)

May 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
Update —  After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers fro...
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...
Just Like Windows 10, Windows 7 and 8 Also Spy on You – Here’s How to Stop Them

Just Like Windows 10, Windows 7 and 8 Also Spy on You – Here’s How to Stop Them

August 31, 2015Swati Khandelwal
No plan to install Windows 10 due to Microsoft's controversial data mining and privacy invasions within the operating system? Well, W...
Microsoft Ends Windows 7 Mainstream Support

Microsoft Ends Windows 7 Mainstream Support

January 16, 2015Wang Wei
On January 13, 2015, Microsoft's mainstream support for Windows 7 Service Pack (SP) 1 ended, which means the end of free Windows 7&...
China Bans Microsoft Windows 8 for Government Computers

China Bans Microsoft Windows 8 for Government Computers

May 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
While US government is always prohibiting the purchase of Huawei products due to suspected backdoors from the Chinese government, China...
Microsoft Admits Spying on Hotmail Account to track Source of Windows 8 leak

Microsoft Admits Spying on Hotmail Account to track Source of Windows 8 leak

March 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Earlier this week, Microsoft admitted that they have accessed a French Blogger's private Hotmail account to identify a former Microsoft ...
Microsoft set to deliver Patches for three Critical flaws, but no patch for Office Zero-day vulnerability

Microsoft set to deliver Patches for three Critical flaws, but no patch for Office Zero-day vulnerability

November 09, 2013Wang Wei
Microsoft has released advanced notification for the November 2013 security updates that are scheduled to be released on November 12, ...
FixMeStick's first to supports Windows 8 with Secure Boot ON

FixMeStick's first to supports Windows 8 with Secure Boot ON

June 12, 2013Mohit Kumar
Windows 8 PCs contain a new technology called Secure Boot that only boots devices that have been verified by Microsoft. Also Microsoft...
Running Desktop Apps on Windows RT, The Hackers Way!

Running Desktop Apps on Windows RT, The Hackers Way!

January 08, 2013Wang Wei
A hacker claims to have found a method in the code integrity mechanism in Windows RT, that allow one to bypass security mechanism preventi...
Hackers release Windows Phone 8 Malware - to be showcased at MalCon

Hackers release Windows Phone 8 Malware - to be showcased at MalCon

November 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
It's be Just hours Windows Phone 8 has been released - and hackers have already dished out a malware prototype for the platform. Windows...
Window 8 will get its first critical patch this Friday

Window 8 will get its first critical patch this Friday

November 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Windows 8 and Windows RT security updates will be the first shipped since those operating systems' launch on Oct. 26. The lates...
Bug Hunters have Windows 8 Zeroday Exploit

Bug Hunters have Windows 8 Zeroday Exploit

November 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
French security researcher firm and famous bug hunters at Vupen announced that it had already developed an exploit that could take over a Wi...
Beware of Fake-Antivirus "Win 8 Security System"

Beware of Fake-Antivirus "Win 8 Security System"

November 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Late in August McAfee Labs discovered a Fake Antivirus program that claims to detect infections, and displays alerts to scare users into pu...
Windows website loophole allow anyone to get WIndows 8 in just $14.99

Windows website loophole allow anyone to get WIndows 8 in just $14.99

October 30, 2012Mohit Kumar
Windows 8 launched in 37 languages and 140 worldwide markets, as the tech giant unveiled the new version of its computer operating syste...
Getting Started: Your Guide to Windows 8

Getting Started: Your Guide to Windows 8

October 21, 2012Mohit Kumar
Back in 1991, Microsoft released their first version of Windows, a mouse-driven graphical user interface that revolutionized the way we ...
Windows 8 Security flaw : Logon Passwords Stores in Plain Text

Windows 8 Security flaw : Logon Passwords Stores in Plain Text

October 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Windows 8 is the first operating system from Microsoft to support alternative non-biometric authentication mechanisms such as Picture Pa...
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