About AnkitGupta@TWCN

Ankit Gupta is an Engineering graduate & an MBA post graduate. He brings with himself 3 years plus global writing experience on technology, travel & finance. He follows technological developments, especially on gadgets. Apart from having an interest in following Microsoft, he also has a deep liking for wild life, & travels to various wildlife conservatories, to be with nature.
Windows PC Ambassadors

Microsoft looking for Windows PC Ambassadors in Spain

It’s great news for those staying in Spain. Microsoft is looking for Windows PC Ambassadors and giving them the privilege of using the cutting edge Windows PC for a month. Windows is enjoying a lot of popularity in Spain, and […]

mozilla-logo

WikiLeaks & CIA are undermining the security of the internet, says Mozilla

The recent disclosure from WikiLeaks is probably the biggest leak so far. This is because, WikiLeaks released thousands of pages that included detailed information about sophisticated tools, software and techniques that are used by CIA to access computers, smartphones and […]

linux malware

New Linux Malware attacks AVTech IOT devices

A new malware that targets Linux-based Internet of Things (IoT) devices has been detected by Search-Lab, a Security research and development firm. This Linux ARM malware called as ELF_IMEIJ.A exploits a vulnerability in devices from AVTech, a surveillance technology company. […]

Playable Ads

Playable Ads coming to Windows 10 apps

Here’s some news for the Windows 10 app developers. Now Playable ads will be a part of Windows 10 apps, according to a blog on Windows Blogs by Microsoft Product Manager, Vikram Bodavula. These ads are yet another enhancement in […]

Visual Studio 2017

Windows Application Development possible with Visual Studio 2017

The latest and updated Visual Studio 2017 is here and it is the most powerful Windows application development platform ever. As Visual Studio team mentions on its blogs, Visual Studio 2017 brings unparalleled productivity improvements, a streamlined acquisition experience, and […]

Deleted Dropbox files

Year old deleted Dropbox files reappear automatically

Many people must have thought the same, whether the ghost of their deleted Dropbox files had reappeared or what? But, this is not the ghost; but the files itself. A month back, several users reported that deleted Dropbox files started […]

Avecto report

Mitigate security threats by removing excessive User Privileges, says report

In today’s highly advanced digital world, security against data stealing and threats have taken the center stage. One of the major security threats for the organizations could be employees within the organization. Though the most trusted stakeholders of any company; […]

IoT Security

Hacker shows how easy it is to hack people in public

A video by Cyber threat detection company Pwnie Express shows that hackers can launch a Cyberattack at almost any location be it Public places like streets, trains, or in a company’s office without letting the victims know that their devices […]

Zero-Day Security Flaw makes Windows PC vulnerable to Denial of Service Attacks

The CERT Team has revealed that an existing vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows Operating Systems including Windows 10 that may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to gain access to the Windows system. They discovered a zero-day vulnerability in the Server Message […]

artificial intelligence

Meet AI2 , Artificial intelligence based Security System that is 85% accurate

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the machine-learning startup PatternEx have demonstrated an artificial intelligence platform that predicts cyber-attacks with 85% accuracy. Named as AI2, this artificial intelligence platform is roughly three times better than present […]

Exploit Kit activity pose a major threat to outdated software worldwide

Analyzing the monthly encounters of Exploit Kit in 2016, Microsoft has said that they pose a major threat to the PCs running unpatched software. The past year saw attackers using exploit kits to inflict some of the most prominent threats […]

Microsoft to stop servicing Windows 10 v1507 after March 26th

Microsoft has informed that Windows 10 version 1507 (Original Windows 10 release version), which was released back in July 2015, will not receive any feature or security updates after March 26, 2017. The end of the support for Windows 10 […]

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo searches have officially surpassed the 10 billion mark

DuckDuckGo, the famous search engine has recently reached to 10 billion searches. That’s a great achievement considering it was launched 8 years ago. The number of searches on DuckDuckGo rapidly increased after 2013. And out of 10 billion searches, the […]

Windows 10 Creators Update

New Privacy changes and Settings coming to Windows 10 Creators Update

With a view of allowing users more control over their privacy settings, Microsoft announced yesterday the new Privacy changes and Settings coming to Windows 10 Creators Update. Microsoft said that the New Privacy changes are aimed at providing clear choices […]

Yahoo to become Altaba; Marissa Mayer to leave the board

While the deal of $4.8 billion between Yahoo and Verizon Communications is still uncertain, Yahoo still has some plans for what remains post deal. Yahoo made an announcement yesterday that six executives would be leaving its board of directors. To […]

Spamtraps set in December 2016

The top 10 email senders who were caught in the Spamtraps

Spamtraps, Email Service Providers love them and spammers hate them! However, Spamtraps can be really useful in controlling the spam emails reaching your inbox. A report by MainSleaze mentions about the Spamtraps set in December 2016 by some of the […]

GeForce NOW

Nvidia GeForce brings GeForce NOW service for Windows PC and Mac

All video game lovers out there, this is fantastic news for you all! GeForce, the ultimate graphic processing units or the GPUs built by Nvidia has brought GeForce NOW. With GeForce NOW, gamers can enjoy the smoothest streaming of hundreds […]

AV TEST

AV TEST puts 8 security suites and 7 tools on an endurance test

When using any Internet Security Suite or a popular antivirus software, it is important to know if it can protect your system from malware. A user cannot always test whether a particular antivirus tool or software is suitable as well […]

Rannoh Decryptor Tool

Researchers neutralize the latest CryptXXX v.3 Ransomware

What can be termed as a major relief for the victims and embarrassment for the attackers, Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have released an updated version of thier Rannoh Decryptor Tool for CryptXXX v.3 Ransomware.   Kaspersky Lab has already been successful […]

windows server

Windows Server and SQL Server Premium Assurance announced

Another great news from Microsoft before the eve of Christmas. Microsoft recently announced that they are going to offer Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance to the Microsoft product users. With these new premium assurances, Microsoft products […]

Payment Request API

Microsoft introduces Payment Request API for simpler web payments

It seems Microsoft has become the Santa Claus for the developers much before Christmas Eve. With Windows 10 Creators Update and latest Windows Insider Preview builds, Microsoft brought several new updates; exclusively for the developers. Recently, i.e. on December 15th, […]