Tag: Security
Microsoft Wants New Privacy Laws In The United States

Microsoft Wants New Privacy Laws In The United States

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And the company is sailing against the current to get them. That is, fighting against other technology giants like Google, Amazon and Twitter that do not agree with new privacy ...

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Around 8.4% Of Desktop Computers Still Running Windows XP

Around 8.4% Of Desktop Computers Still Running Windows XP

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That is, in total. Windows XP was officially retired earlier this year, and even though users and companies are steadily moving away from this old OS, it still powers a ...

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US Airport Recently Upgraded From Windows 98 To Windows XP

US Airport Recently Upgraded From Windows 98 To Windows XP

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If you had any doubts about how hard it is for organizations and enterprises to upgrade to newer operating systems, consider this. An airport in the United States was running ...

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First Ever Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 37 Vulnerabilities

First Ever Update Tuesday Brings Fixes For 37 Vulnerabilities

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Microsoft have started shipping the monthly updates as part of the newly renamed Update Tuesday cycle, and this time around the company aims to fix a total of 37 flaws in a number ...

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: WiFi Dashboard

Windows 8.1 App Watch: WiFi Dashboard

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The Windows platform sure could use a few more utility apps like this. WiFi Dashboard, as the name so aptly suggests, is an application for your wireless network, if you have one ...

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Critical Windows, Internet Explorer Updates Incoming For August 2014

Critical Windows, Internet Explorer Updates Incoming For August 2014

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And yes, the company is referring to this monthly patch rollout as “Update Tuesday”, which makes this the first time we are hearing this new name used in this sense. It also ...

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Microsoft Renames Patch Tuesday As Update Tuesday

Microsoft Renames Patch Tuesday As Update Tuesday

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One more Microsoft renaming job. This one makes a fair bit of sense, though. Although Patch Tuesday was by no means an official name, the company used it for years upon years. ...

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Microsoft Should Make Windows XP Open Source, Says CIA Expert

Microsoft Should Make Windows XP Open Source, Says CIA Expert

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Hmmm, now where have I heard this before? Windows XP, the fan favorite classic, is not getting any more security updates, and this has been the case since April this year. But ...

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Microsoft: The US Government Never Asked Us To Install Backdoors

Microsoft: The US Government Never Asked Us To Install Backdoors

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Finally some official confirmation. Microsoft is one of the companies that has often been named to be involved in spying scandals, while company officials have outright denied any ...

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Microsoft Explains Stance On Data Privacy And Release Of Information

Microsoft Explains Stance On Data Privacy And Release Of Information

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More politics. Technology companies have not been shy about letting out aggressive remarks against illegal procurement of data by government agencies, but Microsoft has taken the ...

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Panda Antivirus Wins AV Comparatives Real World Protection Test

Panda Antivirus Wins AV Comparatives Real World Protection Test

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Time for the latest from the antivirus world. Independent testing firm AV Comparatives has just released the result of their newest real-world protection test, compiled during ...

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Java Support For Windows XP To Continue, Oracle Confirms

Java Support For Windows XP To Continue, Oracle Confirms

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For once, the rumors were untrue. I kid, I kid. So this is how it went. Reports started flying off a few days back that Windows XP was about to lose the support of an important ...

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Microsoft Patches Windows, Internet Explorer Security Flaws

Microsoft Patches Windows, Internet Explorer Security Flaws

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The company rolled out July Patch Tuesday updates late yesterday, and these new fixes address no less than 29 different vulnerabilities in Microsoft software including Windows and ...

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Critical Windows, Internet Explorer Updates Coming Next Week

Critical Windows, Internet Explorer Updates Coming Next Week

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Microsoft will roll out this month’s Patch Tuesday updates next week, and the company has put up the advanced notification for July 2014 detailing which products will be getting ...

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Microsoft Enhances Encryption On Outlook.com, OneDrive

Microsoft Enhances Encryption On Outlook.com, OneDrive

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User privacy, some say, is a relative factor. Still, the more efforts that are made to ensure user privacy the better. And Microsoft have been at the forefront of this drive, ...

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