The urge to upgrade is a funny one. Back in the good old days (yes, the all-or-nothing days) of computing in the 90s and 2000s, home and business consumers were all too eager to update and upgrade. But times have changed — and same can be said for the technology landscape. The shift to mobility is one thing, but there...

There is no shortage of scams and other such malicious attempts that use Microsoft’s name to trick people into downloading infected files. Well, you can add another one to this repulsive list. Security firm Sophos sent out a warning signal of about a brand new attempt where cybercriminals pose as Microsoft Digital...

Not a bad decision at all, you say? It’s a great decision. But security firm Sophos is very obviously talking from the safety perspective and Microsoft has undoubtedly put in a lot of effort to make its latest operating system as water-tight as possible. Speaking to CNME, James Lyne, directory of Technology Strategy...

Eh, almost all versions, from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 10. All these versions are suffering from a security flaw that makes Microsoft’s flagship browser vulnerable to drive-by attacks. The company has already announced this in an advisory, without providing details on the matter. But according to...

The days when Windows was the top target of cybercriminals are behind us. Microsoft’s line of Windows operating systems had the infamous distinction of being the most attacked OS for what seems like eternity. Ever since the days of Windows 95, the platform has been in the eyes of cybercriminals who have exploited it,...

If you are still running an unpatched installation of the latest versions of Windows, you could potentially be at risk — high risk. A new form of malware has reared its ugly head, one that exploits a four-year-old Autorun bug on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Several security companies have let out warnings that an...