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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 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:186 | 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:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

NPM package steals Chrome passwords on Windows via recovery tool

New npm malware has been caught stealing credentials from the Google Chrome web browser by using legitimate password recovery tools on Windows systems.Additionally, this malware listens for incoming connections from the attacker's C2 server and provides advanced capabilities, such as screen and camera access, directory listing, file
Publish At:2021-07-21 11:05 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software

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:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Windows 11 features, expected release date, and latest news

Windows 11 is now available for Windows Insiders and it is coming to consumers coming later this year. Unlike Windows 10 feature updates, Windows 11 comes with several new features and improvements. New Start MenuWindows 11 comes with centered Start Menu and taskbar, similar to Windows 10X.Start Menu doesn't come with traditional live tiles. I
Publish At:2021-07-18 16:47 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Windows 11’s subsystem for Android - What we know so far

During Windows 11's June 2021 event, Microsoft confirmed that Android apps are coming to Windows 11 and users will be able to try mobile apps on the desktop operating system.With Windows 11, Microsoft is bringing Amazon Appstore to its Microsoft Store.Within the redesigned app store, users will be given access to an extensive catalog
Publish At:2021-07-17 21:17 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software android

Cloudflare fixes CDN code execution bug affecting 12.7% of all sites

Cloudflare has fixed a critical vulnerability in its free and open-source CDNJS potentially impacting 12.7% of all websites on the internet.CDNJS serves millions of websites with over 4,000 JavaScript and CSS libraries stored publicly on GitHub, making it the second-largest JavaScript CDN.The vulnerability exploits comprised publishing pa
Publish At:2021-07-16 10:11 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software Cloud

Microsoft unveils Windows 11's beautiful new context menus

Windows 11 preview build 22000.71 is now live in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider program and it comes with visual improvements for the context menu and various right-click menus.As part of the latest update, Microsoft is refreshing the right-click menu within File Explorer and other apps with Fluent Design acrylic effect. For those unaware,
Publish At:2021-07-15 19:29 | Read:154 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Adobe updates fix 28 vulnerabilities in 6 programs

Adobe has released a giant Patch Tuesday security update release that fixes vulnerabilities in Adobe Dimension, Illustrator, Framemaker, Acrobat, Reader, and Bridge.The complete list of Adobe Products receiving security updates today and the number of fixed vulnerabilities are below:APSB21-40 | Adobe Dimension: 1 Critical vulnerability was fixed.AP
Publish At:2021-07-13 20:42 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software

Windows 10 KB5004237 & KB5004245 cumulative updates released

As part of the July 2021 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released new KB5004237 and KB5004245 cumulative updates for recent versions of Windows. Today's cumulative updates include security fixes for PCs with May 2021 Update, October 2020 Update, and May 2020 Update. This month's KB5004237 and KB5004245 cumulative updates are part of the mandatory Patch Tue
Publish At:2021-07-13 16:47 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Microsoft's Windows Cloud PC service almost here - What we know so far

In addition to Windows 11, Microsoft has been secretly working on a new Windows PC experience called 'Cloud PC' that allows business customers to run virtualized desktops in the cloud.Cloud PC is reportedly based on Azure and uses Windows Virtual Desktop and remote desktop clients to stream a Windows desktop to any device.However, Cloud PC won't replace
Publish At:2021-07-11 17:59 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software Cloud

[SANS ISC] Using Sudo with Python For More Security Controls

I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Using Sudo with Python For More Security Controls“: I’m a big fan of the Sudo command. This tool, available on every UNIX flavor, allows system administrators to provide access to certain users/groups to certain commands as root or another user. This is performed with a lot of granularity
Publish At:2021-07-08 11:40 | Read:155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Python SANS Internet Storm Center Software plugin SANS ISC S

How to mitigate Print Spooler vulnerability on Windows 10

Yesterday, Microsoft released multiple Windows updates to fix the widely reported "PrintNightmare" vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service.According to Microsoft, this vulnerability is impacting all Windows 10 versions, including the most recent May 2021 Update (version 21H1) and version 20H2 (October 2020 Update).To deploy Microsoft's patch,
Publish At:2021-07-07 18:35 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software Vulnerability

Tor Browser adds new anti-censorship feature, V2 onion warnings

The Tor Project has released Tor Browser 10.5 with V2 onion URL deprecation warnings, a redesigned Tor connection experience, and an improved anti-censorship feature.Last year, the Tor Project announced that they were deprecating the use of V2 onion URLs in favor of the newer V3 URLs to provide more robust cryptography, longer URLs to prevent brute-forcing o
Publish At:2021-07-07 14:41 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software

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