Threat Archive

Surprise! This is the Biggest Threat to Microsoft

OK, here’s a question for you. What is the existential threat facing Microsoft today? Did you say in operating systems? iOS? Android? Unfortunately, the number crunchers would say: wrong on both counts. Just in terms of raw

What is the Biggest Threat to Microsoft? The Answer May Surprise You.

Do you know what Microsoft biggest business is?  Most would say without a second thought  “operating systems“, but if you said that, you’d be wrong. If OSs are not the major revenue generating segment for Redmond, then what

Updated Malware Targets Windows 8 PCs, Uses Google Docs

Symantec has notified Windows 8 users through its blog, about the threat of a backdoor Trojan Horse called Backdoor.Makadocs. This piece of malware presents itself as a Word document, uses a Google Docs server as a proxy

Is Google Docs a Real Threat to Windows 8?

Most people are familiar with Google Docs, the free cloud-based office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service. Google Docs is complemented by Google Drive, a storage service, and allows users to create and edit

Could Google Eventually Become A Direct Threat To Microsoft Windows?

Mistakenly many people used to think that Apple was a direct challenger to Microsoft’s future success and business, mainly because both were in the “operating system” business. While this is maybe a little more true today than

Intel: Windows 8 is an opportunity not a threat

Got to love the way they shrug the dirt off their shoulders… Intel released a statement in response to all the hubub about Windows 8 on ARM processors. It reads in part: “The Windows CE today, the