A new User Access Control (UAC) bypass technique relies on altering Windows registry app paths and using the Backup and Restore utility to load malicious code without any security warning.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15055 to PC and Mobile insiders on the fast ring, Like the previous release, this release focuses on fixing bugs and does not provide any new features. Of particular note, are the resolution of installation issues that people were experiencing in previous builds.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15048 for PC to insiders in the fast ring, This release is almost entirely bug fixes and improvements, with no new features added.
Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15046 for PC to insiders in the fast ring, For the most part, this release is a bug fix with cosmetic changes. The most notable new feature, though, is the introduction of Application Installation Control, which allows admins to control what types of applications can be installed in Windows.
Starting with Windows 10 build number 15042, Microsoft will allow administrators to block the installation of Win32 applications on their computer.
EU's main privacy watchdog has expressed displeasure with Microsoft's new privacy controls that the company announced last month and plans to ship with Windows 10 Creators Update, scheduled for launch later in April.
Yesterday Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15031 for PC to insiders in the fast ring, This release introduces two new features called Dynamic Lock and Compact Overlay Windows.
Proof-of-concept code for a zero-day in the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol that affects several Windows versions has been published online today, sending sysadmins into a frenzy to protect vulnerable machines.
An upcoming Windows 10 Insiders Build version will include a patch that will improve the protection against DMA attacks that could allow attackers to extract BitLocker encryption keys and other sensitive information from Windows 10 and 8.1 PCs.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 15019 for PC to insiders in the fast ring, This release includes a big update for Xbox Gaming including built-in streaming, new Games section in settings, and new mode called Game Mode that is supposed to help with game performance.
The Windows 10 Creators Update scheduled for launch later this year will include an upgrade of the default Windows Defender antivirus, which will feature a new settings panel named the Windows Defender Security Center.