A new previously undetected zero-day vulnerability in Word is actively being targeted by e-mail scanners, mainly affecting organisations in Australia. This exploit gives the infection a significant benefit over macro based infections.
Shadow Brokers release alleged 'NSA Malware'
Since 2004, Portuguese citizens have not been allowed to circumvent DRM placed on creative works. This is about to change, as legislation has been approved which restricts the use of DRM on any creative works in the public domain...
Microsoft will start to roll-out the Windows 10 Creators Update to newer computers first. The roll-out officially starts on the 11th of April but users who can't wait can use the Windows Upgrade Assistant from the 5th of April to update to the Creators Update early.
The American private equity firm Silver Lake Partners and chip manufacturer Broadcom have made a bid of about $17,8 billion on Toshiba's NAND memory manufacturing division.
Microsoft today announced it will sell customized versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+. The software giant will sell the phones only in its brick and mortar stores in the United States. The phones come with customizations from Microsoft that are applied when the device is unboxed and connected to Wifi inside the store.
Toshiba's shareholders have agreed to split-off the company's NAND manufacturing division. The Japanese multinational wants to sell the division to cover for its nuclear division which filed for bankruptcy protection yesterday.
Microsoft today officially announced that the Creators Update for Windows 10 will be gradually rolled out to users from the 11th of April. Yesterday a tool appeared online that allowed users to update before the official released but the company pulled it today.
Microsoft Security Essentials impressed in the latest test of the well known German AV-Test. Microsoft's free antivirus software performed better than many paid antivirus scanners and internet security suites.
Microsoft has made a tool available that allows users to update their computer to the Creators Update, the latest Windows 10 version that is expected to be officially released on the 11th of April.
After the launch of Optane SSDs for data centers, Intel has now launched its first Optane Memory for consumers. The drives are meant for caching and come in capacities of 16GB and 32GB which cost $44 and $77 respectively.
A Three Ireland customer who tried to tether its unlimited data plan with a laptop got hit with a hefty €3880.72 bill. Three would only reduce it by 50% as a good-will gesture.
A class of American Windows 7 users have sued Microsoft because the free upgrade to Windows 10 resulted in data loss and damage to the computer. The users claim the damaged forced them to buy a new computer or pay for repairs.
Antivirus company Trend Micro reports that a zero-day leak in Windows, that was patched this month, has been actively attacked with malcious advertisements in July last year. The vulnerability, that was reported to Microsoft in September last year, allows an attacker to access information about files on the victim's computer.
The American FedEx Office stores give customers who don't have the Adobe Flash plugin installed, or who have it disabled, a $5 discount on print orders. When purchasing prints from the store the Flash Player is required to complete the order.
There is currently massive uproar on Reddit about a privacy setting of Windows 10. The privacy setting "Send Microsoft info about how I write to help us improve typing and writing in the future" is reportedly enabled by default and users now fear Windows 10 is one big keylogger.