Good news – hackers hadn’t hijacked Microsoft’s Windows Update system. Bad news – users’ confidence will have been shaken again by Microsoft’s goof.
Windows 10 offers more personalisation and integration than ever before. We take a look at the privacy implications of this.
Skype users have been advised by Microsoft to change their passwords following reports that ‘spoofed’ messages are being sent without user permission.
Microsoft is set to introduce a new update system for Windows 10 that will effectively do away with Patch Tuesday.
The Microsoft Outlook app has been banned from use in the EU Parliament, according to emails from the parliament’s IT department, seen by PC World.
Security researchers have uncovered a trojan that evades sandboxes specifically targeted at corporate users, hidden in legitimate looking phishing email that apes Microsoft’s Volume License.
The end of mainstream support for Windows: Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past, and be prepared. Especially if you’ve only just got rid of all the Windows XP computers in your company.
Microsoft is changing the way it distributes its Advance Notification Service, and will no longer make the security bulletins publicly available, according to eWeek.
Microsoft’s .NET framework, which is used to build millions of websites and online applications, is taking further steps to go completely open-source, Microsoft has announced at the Connect() virtual development event. The company also stated its commitment to eventually ensure the free code runs on Mac OS and Linux too, Wired reports.
Microsoft has uncovered a flaw in all supported versions of Microsoft Windows that could allow hundreds of millions of computers to be taken over by a remote attacker, International Business Times reports.
If intelligence and law enforcement agencies have a genuine need to spy upon some communications then it should not be via a backdoor that could put millions of innocent, law-abiding users at risk.
Given the ‘nightmare’ that is password management, is Microsoft right to say that it’s sometimes OK to re-use the same memorable password on several sites?
Un poco más de una semana atrás, Google anunció que había encontrado certificados digitales ilegítimos en algunos de sus dominios. Los mismos habían sido generados por el Centro Nacional de Informática (NIC) de India, autoridad de certificación responsable de confianza del país, y esto hace que los mismos sean de confianza para la mayoría de los programas para Windows, como el navegador Internet Explorer. Desde su descubrimiento, han encontrado dominios pertenecientes a Google y Yahoo, entre otros.
Microsoft rushed out an emergency security fix for Internet Explorer, to fix a flaw which hackers had already exploited – affecting IE versions 6 to 11 on several versions of Windows.