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Forum Users Find a Way to Bypass Windows 7 Extended Security Update Checks

Windows 7 users are trying to find ways to keep their outdated OSes alive and well after the support ends. Microsoft will only serve security patches to a few selected eligible clients...
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Microsoft Releases November 2019 Windows 10 Patch Which Fixes 74 Flaws

The November Windows patch is out, and it comes with a large number of critical fixes. All users are urged to update immediately, as the patch covers a wide range of software...
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Researcher Demonstrates How to Exploit a 20-Year-Old Windows Vulnerability

A Google researcher has disclosed a 20-year-old bug that plagues all Windows versions since XP. The researcher demonstrated that it’s possible to gain system privileges and bypass UIPI. Microsoft ignored his...
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Windows 10 Installations in Risk from 40 Drivers of 20 Vendors

Researchers discover severe vulnerabilities in 40 drivers from 20 hardware vendors. Microsoft doesn’t look like being in a position to act as the safety net for the users. Drivers can open the...
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Microsoft Releases Monthly Windows 10 Security Update Fixing 88 Flaws

Microsoft released their June security update, and it fixes 88 vulnerabilities on Windows 10. Out of these, 19 are of critical severity, and another 65 are classified as important. Unfortunately, several...
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Windows 10 Task Scheduler Vulnerable to Local Privilege Escalation

A hacker has published a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, along with the associated proof of concept code. The exploit could be slightly modified to work on 64-bit installations as well...
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Windows 10 Update Plugs Two Already-Exploited Bugs, But There’s More

Microsoft issues their Windows 10 March update, fixing 64 bugs, 17 of which are critical. Two of the bugs were already under active exploitation, allowing hackers to perform privilege elevation attacks. ...
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Windows 10 Update Brings Google’s Retpoline Spectre Mitigation

The latest Windows 10 update comes with the Retpoline Spectre mitigation and several fixes. It took a while for Retpoline to land on Windows, but kernel engineers promise its effect on your...
Microsoft to Halt Windows 7 Updates and Security Patches In 2020

Microsoft to Halt Windows 7 Updates and Security Patches In 2020

Microsoft will no longer offer support for Windows 7 from January 14, 2020. The OS is already on its extended support period and will no longer receive security updates or new features...
Microsoft Ignores Windows 10 User Privacy Settings and Tracks User Data

Microsoft Ignores Windows 10 User Privacy Settings and Tracks User Data

Users are reporting instances of Windows ignoring user privacy settings and uploading data to Microsoft. Activity History under Settings stays enabled and logs user activity even when the feature is disabled. ...