Windows 8 Security

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How to use Family Safety in Windows 8

In our previous ‘How to’ post we took a look at File History in Windows 8, a powerful feature…

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Microsoft: 24% Of PCs Are Not Protected With Updated Antivirus Software

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…

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Fake MSN Messenger Installers Start To Show Up On Google

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…

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Microsoft: We Designed Windows 8 With Security In Mind From The Word Go

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…

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New Windows 8 Security Book – A comprehensive overview of Windows 8 Security

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…

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Security Expert: Upgrading To Windows 8 Is Not A Bad Decision At All

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…

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All Versions Of Internet Explorer Set To Be Patched This Week

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…

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February’s Patch Tuesday Security Bulletin Released, IE10 Also Gets A Fix

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…

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Windows 8 will introduce new Family Safety feature

Microsoft recently announced a new feature coming to Windows 8 on the Windows 8 Development Blog. This one is called Microsoft Family Safety. The…

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My defense of Microsoft’s Windows 8 Picture Password security mechanism

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…