In our previous ‘How to’ post we took a look at File History in Windows 8, a powerful feature allowing you to create an automated back-up of your most cherished files and folders.  No more data loss if your PC shuts down, crashes or god forbid you experience hardware failure. Today we take a look at...

Microsoft is good with numbers. When the software titan is not counting the cash it raked in or selling its products and services in millions it is conducting market analyst and surveys. The company released the latest version of its Security Intelligence Report earlier today, whereby it detailed how...

As MSN Messenger prepares to sail into the west, cybercriminals seem to have wasted no time in trying to exploit the situation. Several malicious websites have popped up trying to take advantage of unsuspecting users. Redmond, earlier this year, announced its plans to discontinue MSN Messenger and move its...

Security experts agree that Redmond’s latest operating system is the most secure version of Windows yet, as it comes with several new technologies and enhancements to protect users, both online and off. In fact, most are of the view that Windows 8 will be harder to hack, as its core security is not just amped...

As an IT professional, you might be asked to review Windows 8 and determine if it is a good fit for your organization. Or, you are being asked to implement Windows 8 or develop a transition plan that moves your organization’s systems from their current operating system to Windows 8 over time. Windows 8 comes...

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...

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...

Redmond has just released the security bulletin for this month’s Patch Tuesday update, and along with 12 security updates for various software, the company is also flagging a special fix for Internet Explorer 10 Flash Player flaw. According to the bulletin posted on TechNet (as usual), 5 of the 12 security...

Microsoft recently announced a new feature coming to Windows 8 on the Windows 8 Development Blog. This one is called Microsoft Family Safety. The new security features will allow parents to restrict their kids activity on Windows 8. Some examples: SafeSearch: When web filtering is active, SafeSearch...

So, there has been a lot of hubbub about Windows 8 and the new security mechanism outlined by Microsoft. To recap, Microsoft recently detailed a new Windows 8 picture password security mechanism. This feature would allow Windows 8 users to select their own personal picture and using their finger gestures make...