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Microsoft will not allow Your Phone app to be uninstalled on Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a few first-party native apps, many of which cannot be uninstalled. However, with every version, the criteria to decide these applications has been changing. Recently, Microsoft published a support article stating that the operating system will […]

Security baseline for Windows 10 v1903

Security Baseline for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903 released

Microsoft has released the final Security Baseline for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903.  Microsoft Security Compliance Toolkit or MSCT allows enterprise security administrators to download, analyze, test, edit, and store Microsoft-recommended security configuration baselines for Windows and other […]

Windows 10

Microsoft will force-upgrade Windows 10 v1803 systems

Since we now have feature updates than a new version of Windows, every feature update has its end of service. When Microsoft announced Windows 10 v1903, they also announced that v1803 aka April 2018 Update would reach the end of […]

Task Scheduler Vulnerability in Windows

Windows Task Scheduler Privilege Escalation Vulnerability discovered

Carnegie Mellon University which operates the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) for the U.S. Department of Defense has published an article about a vulnerability in the Windows Task Scheduler. The Task Scheduler uses a function SetJobFileSecurityByName. According to the original finder, […]

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Windows Server v1903 now Generally Available for Business

Apart from releasing Windows 10 v1903 for consumers, Microsoft Windows Server v1903 is now available for business. Some of the significant improvements and additions included in Server version are  Containers, Edge Computing and Hybrid. Windows Server v1903 now available for […]

Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows 10 v1903 May 2019 Update now available for everyone

Microsoft announced last month that they will be starting to roll out Windows 10 v 1903 May 2019 Update in late May 2019. In a blog post today, Microsoft announced that the feature update has hit General Availability. With the […]

Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Program for the year 2019-2020.

Microsoft Student Partner Program accepting applications for 2019-20

Microsoft is accepting applications from students across the globe for its Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Program for the year 2019-2020.  Its an excellent opportunity for those who want to learn disciplines related to technology which is not in their academic […]

A computer Laptop with six deadly Malware is up for auction

A computer Laptop with six deadly Malware is up for auction

Tech can be weird, and this news is not just unique, but it will raise a lot of eyebrows. Performance artist Guo O Dong and cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct have put up a Samsung NC10-14GB 10.2-Inch Blue Netbook which has […]

Microsoft Paint is getting an update with Windows 10 v1903

Microsoft Paint is getting an update with Windows 10 v1903

Microsoft previously announced that they will be replacing the old Microsoft Paint with the new Paint 3D. They even put an alert that notified the users about this change. But recently, they said that they will not be removing it […]

Remote Desktop Services

Microsoft asks users to update Remote Desktop Services to prevent worm infections

Microsoft has released a fix for critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability titled CVE-2019-0708. The vulnerability is pre-authenticated and requires zero human interaction. That being said the vulnerability can be exploited by a worm and any malware infected system can transfer […]

ThinkReality

Lenovo launches ThinkReality, a HoloLens competitor

Continuing its expansion, Lenovo has announced a new VR/AR platform named as ThinkReality includes both software and hardware. The system comprises of a software platform and the AR headset. The Android-based Lenovo AR Headset weighs 380 grams and comes with […]

WhatsApp

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install spyware through a call

If you never cared about updating your WhatsApp version earlier, it is time that you do so urgently. Ignoring the warning signs of WhatsApp update on your smartphone for weeks can actually land you in deep trouble. Facebook-owned, WhatsApp has […]

Fxmsp group allegedly hacked antivirus vendors

Last week a report that spoke about Fxmsp hacker group claiming access to the source code of three anti-virus companies surfaced – TrendMicro, Symantec, and McAfee. The authorities had kept the victim’s names under wraps due to the sensitive nature […]

Windows media center

Windows Media Center SDK available on GitHub

Though Windows Media Center is not supported on Windows 10, as a fan of the old guard here is a chance of how you can find it. A former Microsoft employee has posted the Software Development Kit (SDK) for the […]

Microsoft Office

Microsoft redesigns Office application file type icons

Keeping up with the trend of changing world of work, Microsoft unveiled new filetype icons for Office applications like Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel and others. With the change, Microsoft has also replaced the existing design of the icons introduced […]

Changing browser experience

Microsoft open sources PowerToys

If PowerToys rings a bell, then I am pretty sure you had used Windows XP. These were small tweak from Windows engineers to test prototype features, and many of them were made public. They included quick resolutions like change resolution, […]

microsoft .net framework

Microsoft’s latest .NET 5 aims at offering a unified platform

Microsoft has announced that they will release .NET 5 after .NET Core 3.0. This will be one of the major .NET launches and is likely to draw a lot of attention. Post-release there will be just one .NET and it […]

ROS for Windows

Microsoft announces ROS for Windows with Windows IoT support

Everything has an operating system, even Robots. Robot Operating System (ROS) is one such OS maintained by OpenRobotics.org. It is an open source robotics framework in which Microsoft vested their interest at ROSCon 2018. The Redmond giant had been working […]

Microsoft Search bring the intelligent search for the modern workplace

Microsoft Search brings intelligent search for the modern workplace

We all are familiar with Search feature in Windows 10. Microsoft is taking it a step ahead for the enterprise. Named as—Microsoft Search, this feature uses the artificial intelligence technology (AI) from Bing and deep personalized insights surfaced by the […]

WSL 2 Windows

Microsoft announces WSL 2; Ships with a real Linux Kernel

Microsoft has announced a significant upgrade to Windows Subsystem for Linux. The second version of WSL has a new architecture which dramatically improves the system performance. WSL 2 is full system call compatible, i.e., you will be able to run […]

Microsoft Clippy duplicate

Notorious Evil Clippy brings bad news for Microsoft Office users

Evil Clippy, a tool designed by Dutch security researchers Outflank has been found to assist red teamers and security testers in creating malicious Microsoft Office documents. The tool, as reported, makes the malicious Office docs go unnoticed! Evil Clippy can […]

Microsoft removes Office from Windows Store

Windows users have been complaining that the Microsoft Office is not available for download on Microsoft Store. The users are being redirected to the Office website which in turn forces them to use the classic installer. The biggest downside of […]

Git repositories wiped out & ransomed

Git repositories wiped out & ransomed

Git is a distributed version control system that allows developers to track changes in source code during software development. Many services host Git for developers like GitHub, GitLab and so on. The news is that in a coordinated attack to these […]

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Dell SupportAssist Tool leaves PCs vulnerable

If you are using the latest Dell laptops or the PCs, just be careful of using the Dell SupportAssist Utility. This pre-installed utility reportedly exposes your machines to a remote attack wherein the hackers can execute remote code in the […]

Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Microsoft has announced the preview of Windows 10 WinRT API pack via NuGet. The preview is available in the form of NuGet packages which makes it easy to add new Windows functionality to WPF applications. The list includes Geolocation, Windows AI, Machine […]