Microsoft has stated that they are no longer offering offline symbol packages as a downloadable MSI. For those who need to download symbols to debug their applications or Windows, you will now need to connect directly to their symbol server or use the symchk utility to download them.
Microsoft's patches for the Meltdown vulnerability have had a fatal flaw all these past months, according to Alex Ionescu, a security researcher with cyber-security firm Crowdstrike.
Microsoft released a 948 page PDF titled the "Windows Command Reference" that contains documentation on over 250 Windows console commands. For each command, Microsoft has included a detailed description of the command, their command line arguments,.and for some commands, what operating system the documentation applies.
In this article we will provide two methods that you can use to download and install the Windows 10 April 2018 Update so that you can start using all the new features such as Timeline, Nearby Share, Focus Assist, and some new Linux command line tools !
The next feature update for Windows 10, called the April 2018 Update, is being released today and with it comes a lot of new features. Many of these features focus on enabling you to use Windows 10 in a more efficient manner so that you can get your tasks done quicker and easier.
A Romanian hardware expert has published proof-of-concept code on GitHub that will crash most Windows computers within seconds, even if the computer is in a locked state.
A new phishing email scam is under way that pretends to be from a company's human resources (HR) department and requests that the recipient read and acknowledge an attached "Rules of Conduct" document. This document, though, prompts you to login at a fake Office 365 login prompt, which is used to steal your credentials.
Microsoft announced today that the next Windows 10 feature update will be called "April 2018 Update" and will be released this Monday. With this update Microsoft is focusing on helping people making the most of their time by introducing new features that make it easier and faster to finish tasks.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Build 17655 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build, Microsoft begins its first step of transitioning the Windows network stack to use the Net Adapter framework. The first network component to take advantage of this framework is a new driver for mobile broadband.
Microsoft released yesterday two new Windows Update packages meant to fix the Spectre v2 vulnerability.
Microsoft announced today that they are adding account backup and recovery to the iOS version of their Microsoft Authenticator app. This allows you to recover your two step verification data in the event that you lose your device, your data is deleted, or you wish to access it from another device.
A welcome page shown by Microsoft Edge in the latest Windows 10 Redstone 4 Insider build may have leaked the name of the upcoming Windows 10 feature update. While everyone has been calling the next update the "Spring Creators Update", Microsoft Edges's welcome page in build 17134.1 is calling it the "April Update".
With the release of Windows 10 Insider build 17650, Microsoft added a new stripped down version called "Windows Lean" that uses approximately 2GB less space on x64 systems. It achieves this by not installing many of the standard apps and features that are usually installed in Windows 10.
In the latest Redstone 5 skip ahead build for Windows 10 Insiders, Microsoft has added a hidden feature that enables a dark theme in File Explorer. While the new theme is in the very beginning development stages (hopefully!!), it's currently not a sight to behold.
An advanced persistent threat (APT), a term sometimes used to describe nation-state-backed cyber-espionage units, is using a zero-day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer kernel code to infect victims with malware.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17650 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build, Microsoft focused on Windows Defender with a new design to the Windows Defender Security Center and adding Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) support to the Windows Defender Firewall.
Windows 10 builds contain many hidden features that are used by Microsoft to debug code or test applications that have not been officially released yet. A new tool has been released that enables you to find and enable these hidden features in Windows 10.
Microsoft admitted yesterday that the reason it did not launch the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 last week was because of technical issues the company encountered with the supposed final release.
Yesterday, at the RSA 2018 security conference, Microsoft announced a new security-focused product named Azure Sphere. According to Microsoft chief financial officer Brad Smith, Microsoft created Azure Sphere for the sole purpose of securing Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17134 (Redstone 4) to insiders on the fast ring. This build does not contain any new features, but rather acts as a new build with security updates included that fix the vulnerabilities from KB4100375.