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Microsoft releases Emergency Patch Update for all versions of Windows

Microsoft releases Emergency Patch Update for all versions of Windows

July 20, 2015Mohit Kumar
In the wake of a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability in all supported versions of its operating system platform, Microsoft has ...
18-year-old Unpatched Vulnerability Affects All Versions of Microsoft Windows

18-year-old Unpatched Vulnerability Affects All Versions of Microsoft Windows

April 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have unearthed a serious security flaw in all supported versions of Windows that could let hackers steal users’ cr...
Bypassing Windows Security by modifying 1 Bit Only

Bypassing Windows Security by modifying 1 Bit Only

February 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Among several vulnerabilities, Microsoft on Tuesday patched a critical vulnerability that could be exploited by hackers to bypass secur...
Beware of Zeus Banking Trojan Signed With Valid Digital Signature

Beware of Zeus Banking Trojan Signed With Valid Digital Signature

April 06, 2014Anonymous
A new dangerous variant of ZeuS Banking Trojan has been identified by Comodo AV labs which is signed by stolen Digital Certificate whi...
Sophisticated Russian Malware 'SNAKE'  and 'Turla' targets Governments and Military Networks

Sophisticated Russian Malware 'SNAKE' and 'Turla' targets Governments and Military Networks

March 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Last week, the Researchers at the German security company G Data Software have reported about the most complex and sophisticated rootkit...
WhatsApp for Windows? Naaa.. Hackers are spamming Malware as WhatsApp Software

WhatsApp for Windows? Naaa.. Hackers are spamming Malware as WhatsApp Software

January 24, 2014Anonymous
Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the widespread popularity of the mobile messaging app ' WhatsApp '. A malware expert at ...
Master Password Protection added to Google Chrome's Password Manager

Master Password Protection added to Google Chrome's Password Manager

December 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
Just like other Web Browsers, The Google Chrome also offers a password manager feature that can save your logins and basic information...
New windows malware can target smart cards for full remote access

New windows malware can target smart cards for full remote access

October 25, 2012Mohit Kumar
If you think that having a USB Token Smartcard is extremely secure for Digital signatures or other activities, you may be wrong! The researc...
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 ...