Category: Microsoft

  • Microsoft Bug Bounty Program: Report Vulnerabilities, Get up to $30,000

    For the last couple of year, Google has been releasing details about unpatched vulnerabilities discovered by its researchers in Microsoft’s products. Now, to save itself from further embarrassment Microsoft has launched its bug bounty program in which the company is willing to pay up to $30,000 to hackers and security researchers for reporting flaws in […]

  • Google Discloses Critical Existing Bug in Internet Explorer and Edge

    It is evident that Google does not like Microsoft, but it is also a fact that Microsoft is lazy at fixing critical vulnerabilities in its cyber infrastructure. Take the example from 2015 when researchers exposed an 18-year-old “Redirect to SMB” vulnerability which allowed attackers to steal data from all versions of Windows operating system. Now, security researchers […]

  • Microsoft May Stop Forcing You to Upgrade to Windows 10

    Automatic updates have been the most irritating and annoying feature of the otherwise decent version of Microsoft’s Windows 10. Users became so disturbed by this feature that even Microsoft became worried and noticed a sharp decline in users of its latest version of Windows. Many were switching back to older versions just to avoid automatic […]

  • Hackers Disclose Easily Exploitable Flaws in Microsoft Edge and VMware

    Microsoft Edge was pwned twice while VMware WorkStation 12.5.1. was also compromised — In return, the hackers received a large amount of money. At the Power of Community security conference that is being held in Seoul, Thursday was the day the security community was waiting for as it was the PwnFest 2-16 event day. At then […]

  • AtomBombing; An Injection Code that Infects Multiple Processes in Windows

    Security Researchers Discover AtomBombing — An Injection Code that Infects Multiple Processes in Windows leading to malware installation. Ensilo’s security researchers have identified a unique method that allows injection of malicious code into multiple processes without getting identified by any endpoint security system or antivirus software. This method has been labeled as AtomBombing It has […]

  • Microsoft Security Essentials Installer Leads to Support Scam Malware

    Beware of not so old yet widespread Microsoft Security Essentials Scam that tells users to call a support number that instructs users to download malware on their PC. Microsoft users have been the target of a malware that tricks users into downloading Microsoft’s Security Essentials. Once it is installed, the Hicurdismos malware displays a fake blue […]

  • Windows10 Anniversary Update Causing Devices to Crash – Yet Again!

    After messing around with users’ webcams the Microsoft’s Windows10 Anniversary Update is now causing crash whenever an Amazon Kindle is connected through USB. Microsoft has released its Windows 10 anniversary update recently and received criticism from all fronts especially when it was revealed that the updated caused webcam malfunction worldwide. Now, the anniversary update is creating more issues for users […]

  • Windows 10 anniversary update causes webcam malfunction worldwide

    Windows 10 Anniversary update basically stopped users from turning on their webcams — But there is a quick solution until new updates arrive in September! This August, Microsoft released the Windows 10 anniversary update fully loaded with new features and stuff. However, what was not so cool about this new update is the way it […]

  • Microsoft sued again over frustrating Windows 10 upgrade

    Microsoft has been sued again — This time by three users in the United States and one from Israel! The technology giant Microsoft has been sued again for its frustrating Windows 10 upgrade tactics. The first in the list is a lawsuit from Florida, United States and second lawsuit comes all the way back from the Haifa city […]

  • Download Microsoft Pix App for Stunning Photo Results on Apple Devices

    Microsoft Pix is an amazing cam app for iPhone — We tried it and you should download it as well! Microsoft Pix—is it a Better Cam App for Apple Devices? We have been trying to identify the real reason behind claims by Microsoft that its new cam app Microsoft Pix is the best app for […]

  • If You Don’t Upgrade to Windows 10 Now – You Will Have to Pay $119 Later

    Microsoft will charge you $119 from 29th July 2016 in order to update your operating system from Windows 7 and Win 8 to Windows 10 — It’s a do or die situation! Microsoft has been forcing users to update their OS from Windows 7 and Win 8 to Windows 10 but who knew the tech […]

  • Windows ‘God Mode’ Feature Exploited by New Malware to Avoid Identification

    Researchers have identified a new malware taking advantage of Windows God Mode and infecting users. Malware in a Window OS is not a new thing but Microsoft claimed that apps in Windows 10 will automatically detect the presence of malware — However, the Dynamer malware breached Windows OS security by exploiting God Mode. God Mode is […]

  • Microsoft’s Word Flow Keyboard for iPhone Makes Texting Easy

    This keyboard makes it easy for people to chat with just one hand — It’s only available in US-based iOS stores. Now that Windows Phone failed to leave a mark and Windows 10 Mobile isn’t going places, Microsoft‘s is now on a fierce mission to lead the race with iPhone by its apps. Microsoft’s came […]

  • Microsoft Planning to Use DNA for Data Storage

    While Google wants to put our memories in a database and Humai wants to bring the dead ones back to life here’s Microsoft planning to use our DNA for digital data storage Technology has given us plenty of shockers but this can be easily termed as the ultimate shocker of all. You must have heard about […]

  • Skype Issues New Update to Hide IP addresses Automatically

    Skype finds cure to Online Harassment- Releases new Update to Hide IP addresses automatically In 2015, we reported that scammers/predators are tricking users (mostly males) into extorting money via online video chat on Skype and other chatting software but Microsoft had pledged to offer maximum protection to its users and seems like this year the techno-giant is all […]

  • Sorry People But Windows 10 is Only For Latest PCs — Confirms Microsoft

    Only Latest Technology PCs will run Windows 10 – Confirms Microsoft Now this can be termed as nothing else but a bombshell by Microsoft. It has been revealed that the latest chips from Intel or any other manufacturer won’t be supporting the older versions of Windows, so Windows 10 will only work on latest PCs. […]

  • Your Location on Windows 10 Phone is Traceable, Here’s How to Disable it

    Random Hardware Address Prevents Windows 10 Mobile Phone’s location from being tracked — Here’s how to do it Tracking users’ location through their Wi-Fi network is not something new however it should be disabled. Here’s a simple image guide on disabling your location tracking on Windows 10 phone. Microsoft has equipped its Windows 10 mobile phone […]

  • Windows 10 usage stats show user privacy is a very real concern

    Microsoft has released stats regarding Windows 10 usage worldwide which proves the point that user privacy is a very real concern Although, Windows 10 has been surrounded by controversies since its launch, it’s quickly becoming one of the most used operating systems today. The reason behind this increase in popularity is not the operating system […]

  • Microsoft To Notify If Government is Trying to Get into Your Account

    Microsoft will now be informing users of any state-sponsored attacks. The news comes after Reuters asked Microsoft officials regarding a hacking campaign in 2011 in which hackers attacked leaders from China’s Tibetan and Uighur minorities. Reuters asked Microsoft to provide reasons as to why they didn’t tell the victims regarding the hacking campaign. In response […]