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Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

| June 28, 2017

Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows operating system more secure and advanced than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release. With the launch of its Windows 10 Creator Update (also known as RedStone 3), which is expected to release […]

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Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

| June 17, 2017

Social media networks are no doubt a quick and powerful way to share information and ideas, but not everything shared on Facebook or Twitter is true. Misinformation, or “Fake News,” has emerged as a primary issue for social media platforms, seeking to influence millions of people with wrong propaganda and falsehoods. In past years, we […]

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Man Jailed 6 Months for Refusing to Give Police his iPhone Passcode

Man Jailed 6 Months for Refusing to Give Police his iPhone Passcode

| June 5, 2017

Remember Ramona Fricosu? A Colorado woman was ordered to unlock her encrypted Toshiba laptop while the FBI was investigating alleged mortgage fraud in 2012, but she declined to decrypt the laptop saying that she did not remember the password. Later the United States Court ruled that Police can force defendants to decrypt their electronic devices, […]

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Google Adds New Behavior-Based Malware Scanner To Every Android Device

Google Adds New Behavior-Based Malware Scanner To Every Android Device

| May 22, 2017

In order to keep its billions of users safe, Google has introduced another security defense for its Android devices, called Google Play Protect. Google Play Protect, which is part of the Google Play Store app, uses machine learning and app usage analysis to weed out the dangerous and malicious apps, which have always been albatross […]

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Microsoft Exec Blames WannaCry Ransomware on NSA Vulnerability Hoarding Program

Microsoft Exec Blames WannaCry Ransomware on NSA Vulnerability Hoarding Program

| May 15, 2017

Microsoft’s Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith has penned a blog post today, accusing the NSA of stockpiling exploits, failing to protect its hacking tools, and indirectly causing the WannaCry ransomware outbreak. Smith is asking for a collective action between software vendors, cyber-security researchers, and governments across the world, “to take a different approach and adhere […]

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Webroot 'mistakenly' flags Windows as Malware and Facebook as Phishing site

Webroot ‘mistakenly’ flags Windows as Malware and Facebook as Phishing site

| April 25, 2017

Popular antivirus service Webroot mistakenly flagged core Windows system files as malicious and even started temporarily removing some of the legit files, trashing user computers around the world. The havoc caused after the company released a bad update on April 24, which was pulled after approximately 15 minutes. But that still hasn’t stopped some PCs […]

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Unofficial Windows 10 Creators Update Changelog

Unofficial Windows 10 Creators Update Changelog

| April 8, 2017

Microsoft is set to launch the Windows 10 Creators Update next week, on Tuesday, on April 11, at which time we’ll have all the official details about the company’s next major Windows 10 version. In the meantime, Microsoft has published a list of data the Creators Update (CU) will collect from users, and has started […]

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