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.
At the MicrosoftEDU Event held today in New York, Microsoft announced Windows 10 S, a version of the Windows 10 operating system that is restricted to running only Windows Store apps.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16184 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15208 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring. With build 16184, Microsoft introduces My People to Windows 10, which allows users to pin people to the taskbar and communicate with them by installing apps such as Skype, Mail, and People.
Microsoft would like Windows 10 users to stand in line in an orderly fashion and wait their turn to update to the Creators Update (CU), the latest major edition of the Windows 10 OS, released on April 11.
Today, Microsoft pledged itself to a new release schedule for Windows 10, for which the Redmond company promises to release all major features during two update periods, one in March and one in September, each year.
Today Microsoft released Insider Preview Build 16179 for PC and Insider Preview Build 15205 for Mobile to insiders on the fast ring, Of particular note is the introduction of Hyper-V snapshots and Power Throttling to Build 16179.
License keys for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 can be used to activate a fresh copy of the Windows 10 Creators Update, even if Microsoft has "officially" stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 back in the summer of 2016.
A few hours ago, Microsoft officially launched the Windows 10 Creators Update, which has slowly started rolling out to a few selected Windows 10 users and will continue to reach new devices in the upcoming weeks.