Did someone say AI? Microsoft may be able to block malware before it is able to do any damage. That is, if the results of a new competition go according to plan. The software titan has launched a new competition on Kaggle that calls for participants to develop AI based solutions that would make malware...

Shiver me timbers! Microsoft has conducted its own investigation on the new PC market in Asia, and found that Windows piracy is quite a thing over there. It’s downright insane — the number of computers that are sold with a pirated Windows license. As reported, the technology giant purchased PCs between May...

Microsoft never wastes a chance talking about just how secure its latest OS is, but another study has revealed that Windows 10 is pretty much twice as safe as Windows 7. For home users, that is. Redmond claims that its newest operating system is the most secure version of Windows to date, and this security...

Basically, we didn’t do anything! HP was quick to respond to the allegations that surface earlier this week about a driver that was automatically deployed on PCs via Windows Update. It not only slowed down computers, but also collected user data without what people claimed was their consent. However, in a...

Spy much? HP has become the newest big name to be dragged into a spying scandal, as a driver recently snuck through Windows Update and was installed on a number of Windows PCs. The spyware is said to be collecting data without consent. Worth a mention that these are claims that are not exactly proven just...

Stating the obvious here. Nokia is here with its latest Threat Intelligence Report, which reveals what we already know. That Android is the most targeted platform by malware authors. Windows is listed in second place, with 27.96%. But no less than 68.50% of the malware is specifically aimed at the Google...

At least somebody is taking action! Microsoft have initiated a legal action by filed a lawsuit against tech support scammers after tracking them down, and matters will now be settled in a court. The issue has been brought up before, in the UK particularly, but it is no less severe in other parts of the globe....

A new vulnerability on Windows Phone has just been unearthed that allows malicious apps to run with the same permission as the target. Something Microsoft needs to look at right away. Discovered by a XDA-Developers forum member here, this loophole provides users with a ridiculously easy way to replace a...

Microsoft and Google do not exactly see eye to eye, but security engineers with the search engine giant regularly help Redmond with product security by reporting flaws and vulnerabilities. This newest one has been discovered by Tavis Ormandy — a person with a good track record when it comes to bugs in Windows...

There is a reason why Android has not yet been able to gain corporate acceptance with BYOD and such. And that is security. The platform is far too open, far too susceptible to all manners of threats. So much so that there are reports that Android smartphones are being sold to consumers with spyware already...