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.
Google Earth

Web version of Google Earth made available by Google

Google has released the web version of Google Earth and its own home page. According to the Google team, the new version of Google Earth is a whole new experience of exploring the world. The new version is not a […]

Interactive Azure platform

Microsoft releases more details in the Interactive Azure Platform

Microsoft had launched the Interactive Azure Platform last year i.e. in May 2016. The cloud platform from Microsoft got the interactive touch so as to help users to know the new and big features on Microsoft Azure. The interactive Azure […]

Game Emulators banned from the Windows Store

Microsoft’s new Windows store rule states that Apps that emulate a game system are not allowed on any device thereby ending the era of Game emulators from its store platform. The company updated its policies and was quick to implement […]

Malwarebytes impacting Windows 10 Creators Update

Malwarebytes disabling Windows Defender in Windows 10 Creators Update

A user of Malwarebytes has posted on its forums that the program has some major issue with the Windows 10 Creators Update. The user said that Malwarebytes is disabling Windows Defender program in Windows 10 Creators Update. Malwarebytes deactivating Windows […]

Surface Pro 4 firmware updates

Surface Pro 4 firmware updates for Windows 10 Creators Update released

Recently, i.e. on April 6th, 2017, Microsoft released the Surface Pro 4 firmware updates. The last Surface firmware updates had been released a month back, i.e. on March 8th, 2017; while the updated before tat were released almost two moths […]

Windows 10 Creators Update SDK

Windows 10 Creators Update SDK is now available

Windows 10 Creators Update is getting new additions and developers are going to love it. Recently, Windows team released Build 15063, which has new features and APIs in Creators Update for developers. These new features include Windows 10 Creators Update […]

privacy enhancements

Microsoft to bring transparency & specify what data it collects

The biggest Windows 10 update for this year is almost here with Creators Update set to roll out starting April 11. However, Creators update is just not about new features, as Microsoft is set to introduce new privacy enhancements and […]

Windows Defender

Windows Defender tops AV-Test zero-day malware charts for the 3rd straight month

The recent test reports of Security firm AV-Test reveal that Microsoft’s Windows Defender has scored 100% for the 3rd consecutive month when tested for the zero-day malware protection. AV-test tested Windows Defender against current online threats, which involved accessing known […]

CodePlex

Microsoft to shut down CodePlex project hosting website after 11 years

CodePlex, the open source project hosting website developed by Microsoft will be shut down after functioning for 11 years. The website was launched in the year 2006 and hosted hundreds of projects since then. It is basically a website where […]

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 […]