Archive for the ‘Windows 10’ Category
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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Ransomware Ransomware Everywhere Not a Single Place to Hide!
But, Microsoft has a simple solution to this problem to protect millions of its users against most ransomware attacks.
Two massive ransomware attacks — WannaCry and Petya (also known as NotPetya) — in a month have caused chaos and disruption worldwide, forcing hospitals, ATMs, shipping companies, governments, airports and car
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Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows operating system more secure and advanced than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release.
With the launch of its Windows 10 Creator Update (also known as RedStone 3), which is expected to release sometime between September and October 2017, Microsoft is planning
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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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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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Are you experiencing slow Internet speed on your MacBook today? — It’s not just you!
Following in Microsoft’s footsteps, Apple has started “pre-downloading” the latest version of its desktop operating system, macOS 10.12 Sierra, in the background, if you are still running OS X El Capitan.
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If you have automatic downloads enabled on your Mac, a large file of around
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An advisory from PC maker Lenovo recommends that users uninstall Lenovo Accelerator Application, which includes components rife with security vulnerabilities.
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