Microsoft is working on a new app that will let users connect their smartphones to their Windows 10-powered devices and then drag and drop any content that they require. The company initially revealed the app during its annual developer conference, Build 2018, back in May. The app is made to mirror content from your smartphone
A group of cybercriminals known to perform cyber espionage known as BlackTech stole digital certificates from two Taiwan-based tech companies. The group then used the certificates to sign two of their malwares to pass them off as legitimate software. According to a detailed blog post by Eset Security, the group stole digital certificates from D-Link,
A YouTube channel by the name 4096 has posted a one minute and 11-second long video imagining what Microsoft Windows 95 Mobile would have looked on a modern smartphone if that was ever a thing. This takes all that we know and remember about how Windows 95 looked and apply that design language to Windows
Microsoft today said it will buy software development platform GitHub, in a deal worth USD 7.5 billion which will blend two opposite corporate cultures. The tech giant, based in Washington state, is a heavyweight in terms of software whose source codes are not openly available or modifiable, exactly the counter of GitHub's philosophy. Created in
Meltdown and Spectre, two recently disclosed security flaws, affect chipsets from leading semiconductor manufacturers including Intel, AMD and mobile chip design ARM. These security flaws put devices manufactured nearly 20 years ago at a potential risk where an attacker can gain access to low-level kernel memory that is normally protected from higher programs and user
Intel's processors have been found to have a security flaw that has led to a redesign of Linux and Windows kernels. A hardware bug in Intel CPUs could allow attackers exploit the security weaknesses and gain access to security keys, passwords and even files cached from a disk. For the past two months, programmers have
Microsoft has released a security patch to fix a flaw in its Windows Malware Protection Engine that, if left untreated, can exploit a memory corruption error in the malware scanning tool and hack your system. The bug in Malware Protection Engine was discovered by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre. The vulnerability (CVE-2017-11937) can affect
Microsoft in a long detailed blog post explains the discovery of a Google Chrome vulnerability and how the search giant was irresponsible in correcting it. The flaw discovered on Chrome browser was a Remote Code Execution (RCE) that could enable attackers to have access to sensitive details like email addresses, documents, and banking sessions. The blog details the vulnerability with all its source codes, how potentially dangerous it is and also Google's role in patching fixes.
Japanese ICT company Fujistu is joining the long list of manufacturers of Windows Mixed Reality headsets. Fujitsu's VR headset is expected to launch in its home country somewhere around late November. Availability details for other markets hasn't been announced as yet. The VR headset with the controller will be collectively priced at around $440 (approximately Rs 28,700).
The WannaCry ransomware managed to affect over 200,000 systems in 150 countries. A Microsoft Windows vulnerability, the ransomware took control over one s system and asked for ransom between $300 and $600 in Bitcoin for their encrypted files. Neel Mehta, a researcher at Google studied the attack and revealed a similarity between the codes used in WannaCry to that of North Korea s alleged cybercrime gang Lazarus Group. Kaspersky Lab agreed to the possibility of the Lazarus Group linked with WannaCry and now Symantec has provided more evidence on the same.
Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out Windows 10 Creators Update to Windows 10 customers around the world for free. To get the update, users can enable automatic updates on Windows 10 PC and the Creators Update will be delivered through the phased rollout. Advanced users can initiate the update manually though the "Update Assistant".
Software giant Microsoft has finally said goodbye to 10-year-old Windows Vista operating system that had debuted with severe criticism. According to a report in The Verge on Tuesday, the users of Windows Vista will have to move to a more recent version of Windows to remain secure.
IT system integrator firm Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic (HSMC) on Monday launched TonerSaver, a Windows-based software that can help organizations reduce toner consumption by up to 75 percent, thereby slashing printing costs. "TonerSaver is the ideal product for organizations as it helps generate substantial cost savings, which, in turn, make a direct difference to the bottom-line," said Tarun Seth, Managing Director, Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic, in a statement.
Yesterday, several images of supposed Windows 9 Technical Preview leaked onto the Web. The images gave us an early look at the features available in Microsoft s forthcoming desktop operating system. Now, the same German site WinFuture has published a video demonstrating how the Start menu works in Windows 9.
Microsoft s latest biannual Security Intelligence Report revealed that malware infections in Microsoft Windows reportedly tripled in 2013. According to PC World, security companies classified the application responsible for the infection as harmless.
The US Supreme Court has declined to take up software maker Novell Inc.'s appeal in a long-running antitrust case against Microsoft Corp. The justices today let stand an appeals court ruling that rejected Novell's $1 billion lawsuit alleging Microsoft undermined the once popular WordPerfect writing program in favor of its own Word program with the Windows 95 roll out.
The Google Android platform extended its dominance over Apple in the tablet market in early 2014, a research firm said today. Strategy Analytic's said, Android grabbed 65.8 per cent of global tablet sales in the first quarter, up from 53 per cent a year ago.
The battle for the technological car dashboard of the future is about to heat up. Following demos from Android and from Apple, Microsoft is also developing a platform - Windows in the Car - that will put the company's smartphones, content and apps front and center of the driving experience. But hopefully in a way that isn't too distracting.
Microsoft's upcoming digital assistant "Cortana" will reportedly store users' private data in a "Notebook" that the user could look up later. Cortana, the digital assistant in line with Apple's Siri, would allow users to choose what she does and doesn''t learn.
If Windows ever dies out, it will likely go out with a whimper and not with a bang. Windows enthusiast Paul Thurrott worries that the biggest problem facing Microsoft right now is that Windows just isn t as important to most consumers lives as it used to be and that app developers creative energies have shifted more toward iOS and Android.