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Microsoft 365 drops support for Internet Explorer 11 in August

Microsoft has reminded customers that Microsoft 365 apps and services will drop support for the legacy Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) web browser next month, on August 17, 2021.After the end of support is reached, those still trying to connect to Microsoft 365 may face degraded user experience or connection failures."These apps and services will
Publish At:2021-07-25 20:46 | Read:52 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft

A closer look at Windows 11’s recent changes

Windows 11 was officially announced last month with a redesigned Start, taskbar and Action Center experience. At the moment, Windows 11 is available to testers in the Dev Channel of the Insider program.Microsoft is still on Windows 11 and the company has introduced new features and improvements with the latest cumulative updates. In addition to big impr
Publish At:2021-07-25 20:46 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Microsoft’s fix for Windows 10 gaming issues is coming soon

With the release of Windows 10's March 2021 updates and subsequent updates, some users have been experiencing performance issues when playing games. These gaming issues include decreased frame rate, stuttering in certain games, and flickering textures.The problem was widely reported in March and NVIDIA had even recommended that users shou
Publish At:2021-07-24 18:56 | Read:87 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Gaming

Windows 10 July security updates break printing on some systems

Microsoft says customers may experience printing and scanning issues on devices using smart card (PIV) authentication after installing July 2021 Windows 10 security updates on a domain controller (DC)."After installing updates released July 13, 2021 on domain controllers (DCs) in your environment, printers, scanners, and multifunction devices
Publish At:2021-07-24 15:02 | Read:65 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft security

Fake Windows 11 installers now used to infect you with malware

Scammers are already taking advantage of the hype surrounding Microsoft's next Windows release to push fake Windows 11 installers riddled with malware, adware, and other malicious tools.While Windows 11 will start rolling out worldwide during early 2022, Microsoft has already made it available for install to all customers enrolled in the Insider program
Publish At:2021-07-23 19:32 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Microsoft

New PetitPotam attack allows take over of Windows domains

A new NTLM relay attack called PetitPotam has been discovered that allows threat actors to take over a domain controller, and thus an entire Windows domain.Many organizations utilize Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services, which is a public key infrastructure (PKI) server that can be used to authenticate users, services, and machines on a Windo
Publish At:2021-07-23 19:32 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Security

Microsoft backtracks on Windows 11 using dark mode by default

During the Inspire event, Microsoft announced that it would ship commercial Windows 11 SKUs in dark mode by default to support remote work. A week later, the company is backtracking on this decision.Speaking at Inspire event, Melissa Grant, Director of Windows Enterprise Marketing, explained that dark mode would be the default standard for commercial Wi
Publish At:2021-07-23 15:38 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Windows 11 update improves taskbar, Microsoft Store and more

Microsoft has released a new preview build 22000.100 to Windows 11 Insiders in the Dev channel of the Windows Insider program.As part of the latest Windows 11 update, Microsoft is updating the hidden icons flyout on the lower right of the Taskbar to match the new visuals of Windows 11.Taskbar flyoutMicrosoft is also introducing a new design feature
Publish At:2021-07-22 18:45 | Read:162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Windows “HiveNightmare” bug could leak passwords – here’s what to do!

byPaul DucklinAs if one Windows Nightmare dogging all our printers were not enough……here’s another bug, disclosed by Microsoft on 2021-07-20, that could expose critical secrets from the Windows registry.Denoted CVE-2021-36934, this one has variously been nicknamed HiveNightmare and SeriousSAM.The moniker HiveNightmare comes from the fact th
Publish At:2021-07-22 00:50 | Read:165 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Vulnerability Windows CVE-2021-36934 HiveNightmare

Microsoft shares workarounds for new Windows 10 zero-day bug

Microsoft has shared workarounds for a Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability that can let attackers gain admin rights on vulnerable systems and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.As BleepingComputer previously reported, a local elevation of privilege bug dubbed SeriousSAM found in recently released Windows versions allows users with low priv
Publish At:2021-07-21 07:11 | Read:67 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Security

Spam Kingpin Peter Levashov Gets Time Served

Peter Levashov, appearing via Zoom at his sentencing hearing today. A federal judge in Connecticut today handed down a sentence of time served to spam kingpin Peter “Severa” Levashov, a prolific purveyor of malicious and junk email, and the creator of malware strains that infected millions of Microsoft computers globally. Levashov has been in federal custody
Publish At:2021-07-20 21:03 | Read:288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ne'er-Do-Well News Alan Ralsky Cosma Judge Robert Chatigny K

Microsoft Teams chat feature rolling out to Windows 11

With Windows 11, Microsoft is integrating the Microsoft Teams chatting feature into the Windows Taskbar.Microsoft Teams Chat feature is based on Microsoft Teams desktop client and Microsoft is basically extending Teams capability by bringing the dedicated button right to your taskbar.Teams chat appMicrosoft Teams Chat feature is now rolling out to those
Publish At:2021-07-20 19:29 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

New Windows 10 vulnerability allows anyone to get admin privileges

Windows 10 and Windows 11 are vulnerable to a local elevation of privilege vulnerability after discovering that users with low privileges can access sensitive Registry database files.The Windows Registry acts as the configuration repository for the Windows operating system and contains hashed passwords, user customizations, configuration options for applicat
Publish At:2021-07-20 15:35 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Vulnerability privilege

Microsoft takes down domains used to scam Office 365 users

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has seized 17 malicious domains used by scammers in a business email compromise (BEC) campaign targeting the company's customers.The domains taken down by Microsoft were so-called "homoglyph" domains registered to resemble those of legitimate business. This technique allowed the threat actors to impersonat
Publish At:2021-07-19 16:11 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Microsoft

Experts show how to bypass Windows Hello feature to login on Windows 10 PCs

Security researchers demonstrated how to bypass the Windows Hello facial recognition that is used in Windows 10 as a login mechanism. Security researchers at CyberArk Labs discovered a security bypass vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-34466, affecting the Windows Hello facial authentication process, An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to login sy
Publish At:2021-07-19 04:41 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Cybersecurity cybersecurity news facia

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