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6 practical reasons businesses should upgrade to Windows 10

Believe it or not, a large number of businesses haven’t upgraded to Windows 10 yet. Here’s why they should.

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Microsoft brings cloud security services to better protect Windows 10

Windows 10 Advanced Threat Protection and new Microsoft 365 Business security features make it easier to detect threats ad stop cyber attacks.

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Microsoft locks down Windows 10 with the S edition

New security features and limits on what you can load and customize promise to make Microsoft Windows 10 S the more secure version ever. It might not be for everyone, though.

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Best new Windows 10 security features: The privacy edition

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 1803 feature release.

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PoC code triggers BSOD on vulnerable Windows boxes even if PC is locked

A malware researcher published proof-of-concept code that can cause the dreaded Blue Screen of Death on Windows machines even if the system is locked.

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Microsoft Windows 10 vs. Apple macOS: 18 security features compared

Here's how the world's two most popular desktop OSes keep systems and data safe from malware, unauthorized access, hardware exploits and more.

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3 top tips for Microsoft Word 2016

Word is the workhorse of the Microsoft Office 2016 suite, but lots of people don’t know some of its more useful features. Here are three of the best tips.

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Mingis on Tech: The main changes coming to Windows 10 this spring

The next update to Windows 10 is expected to arrive soon, so it's a good time to look at what's coming. Windows expert Preston Gralla has the details.

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3 top tips for Microsoft Excel 2016

Excel 2016 can be tough to use. But you don’t need to be a spreadsheet jockey to get the most out of Excel 2016. Just follow these three tips.

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How to protect your network from PowerShell exploits

PowerShell is a powerful and versatile tool for both Windows sysadmins and hackers, who use it to build malicious scripts that avoid detection. This advice will make it harder for them to do so.

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Google discloses Microsoft Edge security flaw before it could be fixed

Microsoft failed to develop a fix within the 90-day disclosure deadline, so Google Project Zero researcher went public with the details of an ACG bypass on Microsoft Edge.

Salted Hash Ep 17: Spectre and Meltdown, a vehicle that no one is using

Welcome to another episode of Salted Hash. This week, Salted Hash is joined by our new Staff Writer, J.M. Porup, to talk about some recent developments related to Spectre and Meltdown, including patch fixes, future mitigations, and a...

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3 leaked NSA exploits work on all Windows versions since Windows 2000

The EternalSynergy, EternalRomance, and EternalChampion exploits have been reworked to work on all vulnerable Windows versions: Windows 2000 -- Server 2016.

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A patch in time saved nine

In today’s Windows environment, things are changing, and the old cliches may no longer be true.

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Microsoft to delete software that scares users into buying upgrades

Windows Defender and other Microsoft security products will detect and remove "unwanted" programs that use coercive messages to scare users into buying premium versions of free programs.

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Microsoft releases Windows patch to disable Intel's buggy Spectre fix

Microsoft released an emergency Windows patch to disable Intel's buggy Spectre fix that could cause reboots, instability issues and 'data loss or corruption.'

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Experts are predicting automated lateralization attacks against Windows domains

Here’s how to prepare...

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The 6 best password managers

Look to these top password managers for Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android to make your online life easier and more secure.

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