security

These D-Link router vulnerabilities will never be patched

Security vulnerabilities never end. They just change the form in which they manifest. This theory holds true for users running D-Link DIR-850L AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud router. According to the security researcher Pierre Kim, the product features over ten […]

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Windows 10 Linux subsystem can be compromised by Bashware

A report from Check Point Security Research suggests that Subsystem for Linux (WSL), a newly introduced feature in Windows 10 ( a hybrid concept which allows a combination of Linux and Windows systems to run at the same time) could […]

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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 […]

Ransomware attacks reach new levels of sophistication

Ransomware silently renders your files/folders inaccessible by encrypting them. Repeated incidents of this kind have brought cyber security to the forefront of mainstream conversations as the impact of it is felt around the world by organizations and individuals alike. The […]

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Office assistant Clippy returns as an extension for Visual Studio

Microsoft Office assistant – Clippy once labeled as a mindless bundle of code has made a comeback as Visual Studio extension. Yes, Eros Fratini recently unveiled Clippy VS an open source v0.1 extension that brings Clippy to Visual Studio. Clippy […]

Microsoft has deprecated PowerShell 2.0: Time to switch to newer versions

For those who aren’t aware, Microsoft has decided to deprecate Windows PowerShell 2.0 in the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. To make things more clear, deprecation is when software is marked as legacy, signaling they might not be around […]

SteelSeries Apex M750 keyboard launched

Advancement in technology has changed the way we communicate with others. We have become increasingly reliant on websites and apps to facilitate our interpersonal interactions. Keyboard has become an indispensable tool in facilitating such a type of communication. It has […]

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Microsoft spills more details on its real-time AI Project Brainwave

Microsoft’s idea of building a hardware platform for real-time Artificial Intelligence has progressed into its advanced stage. Yes, Project Brainwave that promises speedy machine learning in the cloud is nearing its development. The company made some major announcements about it […]

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Intel 8th Generation Core processor launched

Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organization. It helps develop something unique. The new family of processors from Intel claim to offer the same. Yes, in its latest pursuit to make its processors more robust, Intel announced […]

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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 […]

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Microsoft tests AI controlled drone that flies with a motor

Artificial Intelligence has proven itself useful in today’s world, and that’s one of the reasons why Microsoft is focusing much of its business behind this growing technology. To prove what it can do, the company has shown that it can […]

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Microsoft launches Ether-based Coco Framework for enterprise blockchain networks

Although Blockchain technology has attracted the interest of large enterprises, its development across the financial sector has largely remained indifferent. Microsoft wants to shed this reticence through the release of its Coco Framework, a new open-source foundation for enterprise blockchain […]

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Just opening a PowerPoint Slide Show could infect your PC with malware

Instances of the use of malware-laced PowerPoint files that infect your PCs with malware are well known but the recent ongoing spam campaign highlights a worrying trend. A simple PowerPoint trick makes it possible to drop malware without even requiring […]

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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 […]

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Microsoft Windows 10 Pro for Workstations targets power users

Microsoft caters for separate categories of customers. For example, there’s Windows 10 Home for personal use, Windows 10 Pro for working professionals and Windows 10 Enterprise for its volume customers. Moving a step forward, the software giant has announced a […]

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Windows adapting AV ecosystem to better protect Windows 10 users

Last month, Microsoft had announced that they are partnering with AV vendors to adapt the AV ecosystem that will provide better protection to the Windows 10 users. Now, Microsoft has evolved the Windows approach to AV after considering partner feedback. […]

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10 years of OneDrive: Microsoft OneDrive celebrates its 10th birthday

10 years back, Microsoft launched its sophisticated file-hosting cloud service that soon became one of the most popular online services. Yes, Microsoft OneDrive is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year. The 10 years of OneDrive have been a great experience […]

Vivaldi comes with Improved Accessibility and a Fresh New Icon

Focusing on ‘Internet for Everyone’ Vivaldi has come up with the latest version of its web browser. Vivaldi 1.11 comes with a brand new icon, many new features, and improved functionality. Launching the improved version of Vivaldi, Jon von Tetzchner, […]

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Minecraft’s Minecoin Earth announced; to be streamed online

Ever since its inception, Minecraft game has witnessed a steep rise in its followers. The trend is likely to be continued for few more years via Minecon Earth, an online live streaming show. Earlier, the same occasion was celebrated as […]

Mozilla Firefox 55 shipped with improved features

In its latest pursuit to make the browser more user-friendly, Mozilla released Firefox 55, the browser that ships with WebVR support. The added capability means no need to download an individual app to experience the world of virtual reality. Following […]

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Microsoft Office 365 introduces Read Aloud feature and more

Last month, Microsoft hosted Inspire partner conference where it announced new apps and updates available for its Office software. In addition to it, the Redmond giant made series of announcements for Office 365 subscribers that would help them present ideas […]

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Mystery Skype could change the way students learn

Microsoft is improving its education features to stay relevant in the classroom as competition increases. This new initiative from the software giant is called Mystery Skype, and it’s a global guessing game that connects students from around the world. It’s […]

TrendMicro releases Machine-Learning Toolkit to scan websites

TrendMicro releases Machine-Learning Toolkit to scan websites

The sole activity undertaken by data researchers, reverse engineers, and security professionals to provide the first line of defense against any security threats is data collection. It helps in manual data analysis through multiple repetitive operations which help in developing […]