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Windows 10 Remotely Disables Pirated Games and illegal Hardware

Windows 10 Remotely Disables Pirated Games and illegal Hardware

Aug 18, 2015
If you are one of those 70 Million users who have upgraded their systems to the newest Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft could be scanning your PC for pirated games and unauthorized hardware . Almost three weeks have passed after the worldwide launch of Windows 10, Millions of users have upgraded their systems to the Microsoft's latest operating system.  However, we have seen many privacy concerns around the new OS, including: Turned ON bandwidth sharing to distribute updates to other Windows 10 users Default settings sending users' data to Microsoft servers Wi-Fi password sharing feature i.e. Windows Wi-Fi Sense enabled Forcing Automatic software updates for Windows 10 Also Read: How to Fix 35+ Windows 10 Privacy Issues With Just One Click Unlike at first glance, these changes made by Microsoft in its new Free Windows upgrade do not actually felt free to its users due to a lack of transparency from the company about the reality of the new
Like It Or Not... You Can't Disable Windows 10 Automatic Updates

Like It Or Not... You Can't Disable Windows 10 Automatic Updates

Jul 18, 2015
Windows 10 is all set to launch on July 29 and will also be available on USB drives for purchase in retail channels. So, if you are planning to install Windows 10 Home , one thing you must keep in your mind – You wish or not, the software updates for Microsoft's new operating system will be mandatory. Microsoft is planning to make a significant change to its software update policy by " removing the option to DISABLE software updates in Windows 10 Home ". This clearly indicates that all users of Windows operating system must agree to allow Microsoft to install software updates automatically. In Windows 8.1 , users get four options for Windows Update's behavior, which include: Download and Install Windows Updates Automatically Download Windows Updates automatically but Choose when to Install them Check for Updates but Choose when to Download and Install them Never check for, Download, or Install Updates From a Security point of view, the last
Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Feb 14, 2024Financial Security / Cyber Threats
The landscape of cybersecurity in financial services is undergoing a rapid transformation. Cybercriminals are exploiting advanced technologies and methodologies, making traditional security measures obsolete. The challenges are compounded for community banks that must safeguard sensitive financial data against the same level of sophisticated threats as larger institutions, but often with more limited resources. The FinServ Threat Landscape Recent trends show an alarming increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals now deploy advanced techniques like deep fake technology and AI-powered attacks, making it increasingly difficult for banks to differentiate between legitimate and malicious activities. These developments necessitate a shift towards more sophisticated and adaptive cybersecurity measures. Take these industry statistics, for example. Financial firms report 703 cyberattack attempts per week.1 On average, 270 attacks (entailing unauthorized access of data, appl
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