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.
Earlier today, Microsoft concluded an investigation which it started yesterday after a mysterious group of hackers known as The Shadow Brokers dumped a trove of Windows exploits online, as part of a plan started last year and aimed at ousting the Equation Group cyber-espionage group as the NSA.
Starting this month, Microsoft has stopped delivering updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 operating systems running on modern processor models, such as Intel 7th Generation (Kaby Lake) and AMD 7th Generation (Bristol Ridge).
Yesterday, Microsoft migrated to a new Patch Tuesday format, which now lists update information via a portal named the Microsoft Security Update Guide, which for the time being, has managed to confuse most sysadmins.
As part of the April 2017 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released today 61 security updates for products such as its operating systems, browsers, the Office suite, and others.
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.
A mysterious issue is affecting the default Windows NTP server (time.windows.com), according to multiple complaints coming from Reddit and Twitter users.
Android has become the most popular operating system on the Internet, taking the first place from Microsoft's Windows for the first time, according to analytics firm StatCounter.
Without making too much fuss about it, Microsoft patched a zero-day vulnerability used in live attacks by a cyber-espionage group named Zirconium. The zero-day, tracked as CVE-2017-0005, affects the Windows Win32k component in the Windows GDI (Graphics Device Interface), included in all Windows OS versions.
Microsoft has patched a zero-day vulnerability that was used in the massive AdGholas malvertising campaign and later integrated into the Neutrino exploit kit.
We're almost two weeks away from Windows Vista's official End of Life (EoL) date, April 11, 2017, more than ten years after Microsoft officially launched Windows, back in January 2007.
A security researcher has detailed a way to log into any account on the same computer, even without knowing its password. The trick works on all Windows versions, doesn't require special privileges, and the researcher can't figure out if it's a Windows feature or security flaw.
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 is the March 2017 Microsoft Patch Tuesday and we have 17 security updates being released by Microsoft. Of these seventeen updates, seven of them are rated as Critical as they allow remote code execution on the affected computer.
A vulnerability discovered by Google Project Zero security researchers and left without a patch by Microsoft received a temporary fix from third-party security vendor ACROS Security.
Security researchers have found traces of Windows malware inside 132 Android apps hosted on the official Google Play Store. According to security experts, all 132 apps contained a tiny iframe inside the source code of HTML pages showed at some point or another to their users.
Starting with Windows 10 build number 15042, Microsoft will allow administrators to block the installation of Win32 applications on their computer.
Just by preventing access to admin accounts, a system administrator could safeguard all the computers under his watch and prevent attackers from exploiting 94% of all the critical vulnerabilities Microsoft patched during the past year.
For the second time in three months, Google engineers have disclosed a bug in the Windows OS without Microsoft having released a fix before Google's announcement.