Archive for the ‘Microsoft Windows 10’ Category

Commando VM — Turn Your Windows Computer Into A Hacking Machine

March 29th, 2019
FireEye today released Commando VM, which according to the company, is a "first of its kind Windows-based security distribution for penetration testing and red teaming." When it comes to the best-operating systems for hackers, Kali Linux is always the first choice for penetration testers and ethical hackers. However, Kali is a Linux-based distribution, and using Linux without learning some

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Reminder: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in 1-year from today

January 15th, 2019
A new reminder for those who are still holding on to the Windows 7 operating system—you have one year left until Microsoft ends support for its 9-year-old operating system. So it's time for you to upgrade your OS and say goodbye to Windows 7, as its five years of extended support will end on January 14, 2020—that's precisely one year from today. After that date, the tech giant will no longer

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Windows 10 Bug Let UWP Apps Access All Files Without Users’ Consent

October 30th, 2018
Microsoft silently patched a bug in its Windows 10 operating system with the October 2018 update (version 1809) that allowed Microsoft Store apps with extensive file system permission to access all files on users' computers without their consent. With Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a common platform, called Universal Windows Platform (UWP), that allows apps to run on any device running

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Windows 10 Will Now Let You Reset Forgotten Password Directly From the Lock Screen

July 17th, 2017

Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update bigger than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release.

Microsoft is finally adding one of the much-requested features to Windows 10: Pin and Password recovery option directly from the lock screen.

Yes, the next big update of Windows 10,

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New GhostHook Attack Bypasses Windows 10 PatchGuard Protections

June 23rd, 2017

Vulnerabilities discovered in Microsoft PatchGuard kernel protection could allow hackers to plant rootkits on computers running the company’s latest and secure operating system, Windows 10.

Researchers at CyberArk Labs have developed a new attack technique which could allow hackers to completely bypass PatchGuard, and hook a malicious kernel code (rootkits) at the kernel level.


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Microsoft Unveils Special Version of Windows 10 For Chinese Government

May 24th, 2017

China is very strict about censorship, which is why the country has become very paranoid when it comes to adopting foreign technologies.

The country banned Microsoft’s Windows operating system on government computers in 2014 amid concerns about security and US surveillance.

Even in the wake of that, China had been pushing its custom version of Windows XP and its forked version of Ubuntu

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Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit Released in the Wild after Microsoft delayed the Patch

February 6th, 2017

Last weekend a security researcher publically disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Server editions after Microsoft failed to patch it in the past three months.

The zero-day memory corruption flaw resides in the implementation of the SMB (server message block) network file sharing protocol that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to crash systems with

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Microsoft Shares Telemetry Data Collected from Windows 10 Users with 3rd-Party

November 24th, 2016

Cyber security is a major challenge in today’s world, as cyber attacks have become more automated and difficult to detect, where traditional cyber security practices and systems are no longer sufficient to protect businesses, governments, and other organizations.

In past few years, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning had made a name for itself in the field of cyber security, helping

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This Code Injection Technique can Potentially Attack All Versions of Windows

October 28th, 2016

Guess what? If you own a Windows PC, which is fully-patched, attackers can still hack your computer.

Isn’t that scary? Well, definitely for most of you.

Security researchers have discovered a new technique that could allow attackers to inject malicious code on every version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, even Windows 10, in a manner that no existing anti-malware tools can detect,

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How to Run Ubuntu on latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14316

April 7th, 2016

As reported last week, Microsoft will launch an ‘Anniversary Update’ for Windows 10 that will bring Ubuntu file system, allowing you to use Bash to run command-line Linux applications without a virtual machine.

However, you do not have to wait until this summer to run Bash (Bourne Again Shell) on your Windows 10 OS, as Microsoft has released the first preview build of the Windows 10

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