About AnandKhanse@TWC

Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com and a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows for the period 2006-16. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.

Windows 10 Creators Update is Coming Soon, says Windows Update

Most of us have been waiting with bated breath for the Windows 10 Creators Update which will be one of the biggest Windows 10 updates this year and needless to say, will usher in a load of new features. Yes, […]

Poorly coded Lamdelin Lockscreen Ransomware lets you in using Alt+F4

Ransomware, in general, is deadly, but sometimes their authors may not be intelligent enough to make them lethal enough, and that’s what happened with the new Ransomware kid, Lamdelim.A. Win32/Lamdelim.A has been detected as locking victim’s PC in exchange for […]

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C-DAC India launches free Botnet Cleaning & Anti-malware products

The Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), the premier R&D organization Govt. of India for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and Computing, has via its Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), launched a bunch of […]

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Fewer Malware being released now, but Ransomware is on the rise

According to a report published by Network security company, SonicWall, there was a decline in the Malware attacks in 2016, however at the same time Ransomware attacks multiplied by hundreds. Statistics reveal that unique malware samples collected fell to 60 […]

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Google Brazil domain was hijacked

One of the most visited website addresses in Brazil – Google.com.br was hacked by a lone hacker few days ago.  The individual going by the online handle of “Kuroi’SH’ managed to gain unauthorized access through DNS hijacking. The same person […]

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Microsoft launches Windows Scoop Fans Program in India

It has been almost two years since the Windows Insider Program has been helping connect various Windows enthusiasts from all across the world. Now, Microsoft has taken it to the next level by launching a brand new program “Windows Scoop […]

Threat intelligence feeds are, at best, uneven in quality, says Microsoft

The latest information on global threat from malicious websites and shady IP addresses can, in fact, help a company detect threats and rapidly respond. The challenge is that threat intelligence feeds are, at best, uneven in quality. According to analysis by top […]

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Ask toolbar updater compromised to deliver malware

The Ask Toolbar is known for pushing 3rd-party offers and several users accidently install the bundled software along with the toolbar. It has now been found by Red Canary, that the Ask Toolbar Updater was compromised unknowingly to deliver certain […]

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New WinPlock ransomware uses Fax messages to infect your PC

A new threat in the form of Fax messages can infect your PC with ransomware. This Ransomware is distributed via loads of spam emails usually carried out by attackers through intentional spamming campaigns. The subject of these emails is what […]

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Acquisition of Opera by Chinese consortium is now complete

Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner Opera browser co-founder and now founder of the feature-rich Vivaldi browser in a personal interview with us confirmed that the takeover of Opera software by a Chinese consortium consisting of Kunlun Tech, Qihoo 360 Security and […]

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MSRT will now detect and removes browser modifier malware – Soctuseer

MSRT November 201 update (Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool) now brings help for Soctuseer victims in this month’s release. MSRT now removes the annoying Soctuseer installations and reverses the system modifications with the help of new detections. Microsoft now adds […]

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Microsoft to end support for Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit

Microsoft is moving beyond the realm of a software that they launched 7 years ago – Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET). The company today announced that EMET was a path-breaking software in the early days but had been too slow […]

Every Service on Windows 10 to get its own svchost.exe process

In the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14942, it was noticed that Microsoft had brought out some exciting new features including the introduction of a unique svchost.exe for each of the default pre-installed Windows Service on PCs with more than […]

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Microsoft warns of fake Microsoft Security Essentials installer

Protecting your computer from malware has become a major hassle these days, with almost every software having malware-filled clones in the market. But, the irony here is that we now have a fake Microsoft Security Essentials Installer, which is essentially […]

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Microsoft First League Program for Microsoft fans launched

A new fan program for Microsoft enthusiasts has surfaced. Microsoft has been working on a program called First League. This is a program for Microsoft fans who love the brand. If you’re a person with a lot of love for […]

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Microsoft Ignite 2016: What to expect at the event

If you are a Microsoft enthusiast or follower, you probably don’t need any introduction to Microsoft Ignite, the annual event that covers all the enterprise-based hardware and software launched by Microsoft. While it may show its prowess on the consumer […]

Microsoft introduces new tools to push Windows 10 Deployment in Business

In its renewed attempt to drive Windows 10 adoption further, Microsoft has introduced new tools to push Windows 10 deployment in Business. The tools are designed to help enterprises upgrade their systems to the latest and most secure version of […]

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Microsoft Azure Interview Questions eBook released by Microsoft MVPs

Currently, on the Internet, there are a lot of documentations, videos and other learning material available about Microsoft Azure. However, for developers and entry level professionals, there is not much guidance available at one place which can be useful for […]

Malware writer renames Ransomware after a security researcher

In an attempt to ruin the reputation of Fabian Wosar – the man who bears the reputation as a Ransomware decrypter, Apocalypse malware writers have renamed their ransomware after this Emsisoft security researcher as Fabiansomware. Malware writer renames its Ransomware […]

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Kaspersky NoRansom page lists Ransomware Decryption Tools

Ransomware remains as one of the most brutal infection among the malware family that locks your computer or encrypts your files. What more, once infected you cannot get your data back unless you pay a ransom. Even if you decide […]

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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 has been released with several new tweaks and will support Windows 10 Anniversary Update v1607. Not only does the tool offer more than 200 tweaks, it even lets you create a system restore point, run System […]

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NoMoreRansom.org launched to help Ransomware victims

A new web portal NoMoreRansom.org will now help you removing the ransomware without paying off your hard earned money to the attackers. EUROPOL, Kaspersky, Intel, Netherland Police have come together to form a No More Ransom initiative. NoMoreRansom.org will help […]

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Windows Insider MVP Program launched by Microsoft

Microsoft has announced the launch of its new Windows Insider MVP Program. There was a significant restructuring for the Microsoft MVP Program announced earlier, where it was stated that the existing Microsoft MVP Program would be focused on Developers and […]

How to stay safe from ransomware

Microsoft participates in Swiss Government’s Ransomware Info Day

The Swiss Government observed a Ransomware Info Day today, on May 19th, 2016. This is an initiative by the Swiss Internet Security Alliance to increase awareness regarding ransomware and help people protecting themselves from it. Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) […]