About AnkitGupta@TWCN

Ankit Gupta is a writer by profession and has more than 7 years of global writing experience on technology and other areas. He follows technological developments and likes to write about Windows & IT security. He has a deep liking for wild life and has written a book on Top Tiger Parks of India.
Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook flaw let hackers steal your Windows password

A vulnerability has been detected in Microsoft Outlook that risks users credentials being hacked by attackers. Discovered by Will Dormann of the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC), the vulnerability allows hackers to steal user’s Windows password just by having the target […]

Google bars cryptocurrency mining Chrome extensions

Google has banned all Chrome extensions manufactured to mine cryptocurrency from its Chrome web store with immediate effect. The company said that there has been a rise in the malicious extensions being registered on the Chrome store. These banned browser […]

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Indian Microsoft Garage facility debuts in Hyderabad, India

Microsoft has unveiled its first Garage facility in India at its Hyderabad campus in Telangana. Spread over an area of 8000 sq. ft, this is Microsoft second-largest Garage facility following its 11,000-sq-ft Garage facility in Redmond. Microsoft Garage comes to […]

Windows Defender

Windows Defender features demo site launched

Microsoft has launched a demo site demonstrating Windows defender features that allow users to test Windows Defender capabilities in real time. The demo site contains several Antivirus protection tests with built-in demonstration files and steps for users to test. Test […]

Windows 10 S

All editions of Windows 10 will now get Windows 10 S

Recently, the Windows team disclosed its plans for Windows 10 S on Twitter. According to these tweets, Windows 10 in S mode will be offered to all Windows 10 editions very soon. You will now be to buy a new […]

Artificial intelligence

How Windows Defender’s Artificial Intelligence stopped the malware outbreak

Ever imagined that a new malware attack stopped in its tracks by Artificial Intelligence? This possibility is brought to life by Microsoft with its antivirus, Windows Defender. According to a blog on Microsoft Secure, Windows Defender AV’s layered machine learning […]

Bitcoin

Microsoft removes and then restores Bitcoin payments

Amid the growing concerns over the regulation of cryptocurrencies around the World, Microsoft stopped accepting bitcoin payments for Microsoft store. The company reportedly had removed the ability to add money to Microsoft Account using Bitcoin owing to the negative sentiments […]

NVIDIA

NVIDIA to end support for 32-bit operating system drivers

NVIDIA has announced that it will soon end support for 32 bit operating systems. The company said that after the release of the Version 390 of its graphics card driver, it will no longer release drivers for 32-bit operating systems […]

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DDE feature in Microsoft Word disabled to avoid malware attacks

Microsoft is trying every bit to prevent malware attacks using its applications. As a part of this prevention, Microsoft recently disabled the DDE feature in Word. The discontinuation of DDE feature in Word is a part of the December 2017 […]

Anti-Virus Quarantine

AVGater exploit can abuse the Anti-Virus Quarantine to infect your system

You trust your antivirus software to protect your PC from malicious attacks but what if the Anti-Virus Quarantine feature is itself compromised. A recent finding shows that malware quarantine feature of several antivirus products was abused by local attackers to […]

Bad Rabbit ransomware

Bad Rabbit Ransomware starts hitting corporate networks

If you were lucky to escape ransomware infection from WannaCry or Petya this year, there is one more threat to deal now. In the last couple of days or so, a new ransomware has emerged called by the name “Bad […]

Device Health

Windows Analytics Device Health is now available

Device Health, the latest addition to the Windows Analytics, is now available. This new service that helps PC fleets reduce downtime and run efficiently was earlier released by Microsoft (in July 2017) for public preview. Now, at the onset of […]

Firefox Rocket

Firefox Rocket browser launched in Indonesia

Mozilla has released a new web browser called as Firefox Rocket exclusively for the Indonesian market.  Designed for the mobile platform, Firefox Rocket is currently in beta testing and may get a full release version soon. Indonesia, a country not […]

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Microsoft partners with Spotify, soon to discontinue Groove Music Pass

Recently Microsoft announced that they are partnering with Spotify and discontinuing Groove Music Pass and Store Music services. According to this announcement on Microsoft Support, the software giant will move its users from Groove Music to Spotify. Microsoft mentions that […]

OneDrive

OneDrive to get improved UI, sharing options and Files On-Demand

At the ongoing Ignite 2017 conference, Microsoft announced new features to OneDrive benefitting not only the end users but also the IT administrators. Some of the biggest ticket items include an improved UI, sharing options and Files On-Demand. The new […]

Windows 10 S

Microsoft announces Windows 10 S devices for empower Firstline Workers

Looking to empower Firstline workers with the latest technology, Microsoft is bringing Windows 10 S devices claiming that they are the best suited, more secure, customizable and easy to manage for the said working class. Firstline Workers are the people […]

Microsoft teams

Microsoft Teams to replace Skype for Business

Skype for Business would soon be killed in favor of Microsoft Teams. Microsoft announced yesterday during its annual Ignite conference that Teams would be its primary teamwork software offering as it already has most of Skype’s functionality inbuilt. The company […]

Your Windows Has Been Banned

Your Windows Has Been Banned malware makes a comeback

The “Your Windows Has Been Banned” malware has made a comeback, albeit, this time asking victims to pay US$50 in Bitcoin in order to unlock their Windows operating systems. This is the 2nd coming of this malware after it was […]

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Xbox One X and other announcements at gamescom Live on

The Xbox team recently published a live streaming video of all the latest news and announcements on Xbox games. This was called as the Xbox at gamescom Live, and it was published on Sunday, August 20, at 9:00 pm CEST […]

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Microsoft removes ReFS creation ability in Windows 10 Pro

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will come with several changes on Windows 10 machines. There are several features that have been removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Microsoft recently updated their post to mention that the […]

Outlook.com beta

Join the new Outlook.com beta now and experience the new features

Microsoft has now brought the new Outlook.com Beta version so as to get customer feedback for its product. The new Outlook.com will be an opt-in web experience where users can try out new product innovations. Based on users’ feedback, Microsoft […]

Azure

Microsoft to open two new Azure regions in Australia

Microsoft has announced the opening of two new Azure regions in Australia for serving highly-secured government data. Partnering with the local datacenter firm Canberra Data Centres (CDC), Microsoft would be ready to support the requirements of Australian government starting the […]