This week, with the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16251 for PC, Microsoft added support for linking Android devices to one's computer, allowing users to share files from their smartphone to their PC with the tap of a few buttons.
For years, Microsoft has run a bug bounty program where security researchers could report bugs in Microsoft products and earn money for their findings.
Microsoft plans to remove the classic Windows Paint app from Windows 10 this fall, as part of a large chunk of features the company announced it would deprecate or remove with the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, set to be launched somewhere in October or November.
Microsoft added a password recovery option to the Windows 10 locksreen for users that use a Microsoft account to log into their computer.
Microsoft has worked on adding security protections against two forms of code injection techniques known as process hollowing and atom bombing.
Today at the company's Inspire business conference, Microsoft announced a new service called "Microsoft 365" that bundles together three of its previous standalone services: Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security.
This fall, Microsoft plans to release a new Windows Defender feature called Controlled Folder Access, which blocks and blacklists unauthorized apps from making changes to files located inside specially-designated folders.
After previously stating it was dropping support for EMET in July 2018, Microsoft announced yesterday plans to embed its vaunted EMET security toolkit in the Windows 10 kernel during the operating system's major update, scheduled for October-November 2017.
An unknown person has uploaded online over 32TB of Windows 10 internal builds, along with some of the operating system's source code. The data was uploaded on BetaArchive, an Internet forum dedicated to archiving software beta builds so users and developers can track how a project evolved over time.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16226 for PC to insiders on the fast ring. This build has a lot of new features including updated emojis, tracking GPU performance in task manager, and Hyper-V improvements.
Microsoft has responded to a complaint filed by Kaspersky Labs, which accused the OS maker of using its dominant market position to push its antivirus — Windows Defender — on Windows 10 users, on the detriment of third-party AVs.
No currently known ransomware strain can infect Windows 10 S, said Microsoft today with the release of a new report detailing the next-get ransomware protection features the company introduced with the release of the Windows 10 Creators Update last month.
Experts at RiskSense have ported the leaked NSA exploit named ETERNALBLUE for the Windows 10 platform. This is the same exploit that was used by the WannaCry ransomware as part of its SMB self-spreading worm in the mid-May WannaCry outbreak that affected over millions of computers across the world.
Malware authors have a new UAC bypass technique at their disposal that they can use to install malicious apps on devices running Windows 10.
According to leaked documents, which WikiLeaks previously claimed it received from hackers and CIA insiders, Athena is an implant — a CIA technical term for "malware" — that can target and infect any Windows system, from Windows XP to Windows 10, Microsoft's latest OS version.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16199 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15215 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring. With build 16199, Microsoft further expands the My People experience by having emojis sent by your contacts come to life as little animated emojis on your desktop.
At the Build conference held yesterday in Seattle, Microsoft announced a new UI for its products, which the company has officially named the "Microsoft Fluent Design Language."
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16193 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15213 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring. With build 16193, Microsoft gives insiders the ability to try out a new feature called Story Remix that uses AI to automatically tag your photos and string them into videos with accompanying music.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16188 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15210 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring. With build 16188, Microsoft introduces new features in Microsoft Edge's PDF Reader and Application Guard for Microsoft Edge.