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Software Security

Ransomware attackers targeted app developers with malicious Office docs, says Microsoft

September 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has detailed how it recently saw hackers exploiting a dangerous remote code execution vulnerability in the MSHTML aka Trident rendering engine of Internet Explorer through rigged Office documents and targeted developers. Microsoft security researchers discovered the flaw being actively […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is messing around with Windows 11’s Start menu again (but for a good reason)

September 16, 2021

Via: TechRadar

The redesigned Start menu in Windows 11 has been one of the most controversial changes coming to the new operating system, but Microsoft isn’t done tweaking it. The latest insider build of Windows 11, which can be installed by people […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday brings fixes for more than 80 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, and more

September 15, 2021

Via: TechSpot

This month’s Patch Tuesday update may be light as a feather, but don’t let that fool you. Microsoft has included fixes for no less than 67 security vulnerabilities—87 if you count several fixes for holes in the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge. […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to Install Windows 11

September 15, 2021

Via: TechBullion

Microsoft has at last delivered an ISO record for the Windows 11 Insiders Preview. Already, your main choice for introducing Windows 11 was to initially introduce Windows 10 and afterward redesign it to form 11 through Microsoft’s Windows Insider program. […]


Application Software, Software Category

Mozilla silently bypassed Microsoft’s default apps protections in Windows

September 13, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Last month, news broke that Microsoft was making a set of changes in Windows 11 that would make it harder for most users to switch from Microsoft Edge to an alternative browser. The same problem has existed in Windows 10, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft finally clarifies Windows 11’s TPM requirements

September 10, 2021

Via: TechRadar

If you had been watching the June 24 event where Windows 11 was announced, you would have heard about the system requirements for the upgrade, especially TPM 2.0. This is a small chip found on the motherboard of your PC, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet

September 9, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft’s cloud storage, OneDrive, can back up your files online. It’s built into Windows 10. With it you can sync files on your Windows 10 PC to the cloud and to your other Windows PCs, your smartphone or tablet (with […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft details why Windows 11 will be faster than Windows 10

September 9, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Next month, Microsoft will start rolling out Windows 11 to people with supported PCs. Those looking to upgrade their aging devices will be able to choose from several new models from the company’s many OEM partners. As we approach the […]


Software Security

Microsoft, CISA urge use of mitigations and workarounds for Office document vulnerability

September 7, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft said it has identified a limited number of attacks targeting a remote code execution vulnerability in MSHTML that affects Microsoft Windows. CISA released its own message urging “users and organizations to review Microsoft’s mitigations and workarounds to address CVE-2021-40444, […]


Mobile Apps

Android app support might come to Xbox consoles, according to Microsoft Store listing

September 3, 2021

Via: TechSpot

When Microsoft announced Windows 11, it was made clear that the upcoming OS would support Android apps through Amazon Appstore. However, it seems Microsoft’s plans to bring Android apps to its products aren’t limited to Windows. Microsoft recently added a […]