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Government asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OS - The Indian Express;

Government asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OS - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressGovernment asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OSThe Indian ExpressMicrosoft Windows 10 Home is currently available for about Rs 8,000, while the Professional version costs about Rs 13,000. Millions of computers in India operate on Windows operating system. However, only a small portion of this is powered by the ...and more »

India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacks - The Express Tribune;

India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacks - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneIndia presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacksThe Express TribuneThe agreement to such a discountcould open up the global software giant to similar requests from around the world. PHOTO: REUTERS. India is pressing Microsoft Corp to offer a sharply discounted one-time deal to the more than 50 million Windows users in ...and more »

India urges Microsoft for discount on Windows 10 OS in wake of cyberattacks - International Business Times, India Edition;

India urges Microsoft for discount on Windows 10 OS in wake of cyberattacks - International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionIndia urges Microsoft for discount on Windows 10 OS in wake of cyberattacksInternational Business Times, India EditionThe Narendra Modi government has urged Microsoft for a one-time special discount on Windows 10 OS upgrade in the wake of the recent cyberattacks. Vinod Yalburgi. July 1, 2017 11:38 IST. Microsoft Windows 10. India urges Microsoft for discount on ...and more »

Centre asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OS - Newburgh Gazette;

Centre asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OS - Newburgh Gazette

Newburgh GazetteCentre asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OSNewburgh GazetteThe response from Microsoft has been positive and they have agreed in-principle, he added. A spokeswoman for Microsoft in India declined to comment on the matter. Govt. Of India also did a commendable job to initiate the process by contacting Microsoft.and more »

Windows AutoPilot Service Promises 'Zero-Touch' PC Provisioning - Redmondmag.com;

Windows AutoPilot Service Promises 'Zero-Touch' PC Provisioning - Redmondmag.com

Redmondmag.comWindows AutoPilot Service Promises 'Zero-Touch' PC ProvisioningRedmondmag.comMicrosoft announced a new Windows AutoPilot service this week that promises to ease the provisioning of new PCs for end users. The service lets end users receive new Windows 10 PCs directly from the computer manufacturer, or OEM. They turn it on and ...and more »

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Feature Built-in Ransomware Protection - eWeek;

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Feature Built-in Ransomware Protection - eWeek

eWeekWindows 10 Fall Creators Update to Feature Built-in Ransomware ProtectioneWeekThe new Controlled Folder Access feature in the upcoming OS update will prevent malware and untrusted software from making changes to files. Microsoft Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection. In light of recent ransomware outbreaks, concerned IT ...and more »

Microsoft Puts Windows PC Deployments on AutoPilot - eWeek;

Microsoft Puts Windows PC Deployments on AutoPilot - eWeek

eWeekMicrosoft Puts Windows PC Deployments on AutoPiloteWeekMicrosoft wants to make the often-laborious task of fully configuring and deploying Windows PCs for business users a thing of the past for businesses. The Redmond, Wash. software giant announced a new set of features called Windows AutoPilot, currently ...and more »

Microsoft India to offer a discount on Windows 10 upgrades on Govt. of India's request - WindowsLatest (blog);

Microsoft India to offer a discount on Windows 10 upgrades on Govt. of India's request - WindowsLatest (blog)

WindowsLatest (blog)Microsoft India to offer a discount on Windows 10 upgrades on Govt. of India's requestWindowsLatest (blog)Whole world is shocked after seeing two major ransomware attacks in various countries in two months. WannaCry ransomware attack that occurred in May 2017 was able to spread itself into a large pool of countries. While the last week's Petya ransomware ...and more »

5 best deep clean hard drive software - Windows Report;

5 best deep clean hard drive software - Windows Report

Windows Report5 best deep clean hard drive softwareWindows ReportThis tool will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Quickly fix PC issues and prevent others from happening with this software: Download ReimagePlus (100% ...and more »

India wants a discount on Windows to reduce its cyberattack risk - Engadget;

India wants a discount on Windows to reduce its cyberattack risk - Engadget

EngadgetIndia wants a discount on Windows to reduce its cyberattack riskEngadgetIn light of the recent WannaCry and "NotPetya" global ransomware attacks, India is looking to strike a deal with Microsoft that would reduce the cost of its Windows 10 operating system by more than 75 percent. The country's cyber security coordinator ...and more »

Countering WannaCry And Petya With Blockchain Technology - ISBuzz News;

Countering WannaCry And Petya With Blockchain Technology - ISBuzz News

ISBuzz NewsCountering WannaCry And Petya With Blockchain TechnologyISBuzz NewsWe're only halfway through 2017, but the world has already seen at least 2 global ransomware attacks. According to a report by Kaspersky, ransomware attacks have increased by 11.4% in the past 12 months, to almost 2.6 million worldwide. The complete ...and more »

Indian government wants Microsoft to offer Windows 10 upgrades at a lower price for the entire country - MSPoweruser;

Indian government wants Microsoft to offer Windows 10 upgrades at a lower price for the entire country - MSPoweruser

MSPoweruserIndian government wants Microsoft to offer Windows 10 upgrades at a lower price for the entire countryMSPoweruserFollowing the recent ransomware attacks, the Indian government is pressing Microsoft to offer upgrades to Windows 10 at a lower price for the entire country. On Friday, Reuters reported that the Indian government has been in talks with Microsoft India ...and more »

Microsoft may offer a one-time discount on Windows 10 in India to curb ransomware threats - Neowin;

Microsoft may offer a one-time discount on Windows 10 in India to curb ransomware threats - Neowin

NeowinMicrosoft may offer a one-time discount on Windows 10 in India to curb ransomware threatsNeowinWith two major ransomware outbreaks within a very short period, the need to upgrade from older, insecure versions of Windows to the latest version of the operating system has been realized by all. For most users in developing countries such as India ...and more »

Petya ransomware had 'far less reach' than expected, Microsoft says - Windows Central;

Petya ransomware had 'far less reach' than expected, Microsoft says - Windows Central

Windows CentralPetya ransomware had 'far less reach' than expected, Microsoft saysWindows CentralFollowing the launch of the Petya ransomware attack around the world earlier this week, Microsoft has taken to a post on TechNet to offer a look at its spread. As it turns out, the attack was quite a bit less widespread and more targeted than expected, ...and more »

In wake of ransomware attacks, India presses Microsoft for discount on Windows 10 upgrades - OnMSFT (blog);

In wake of ransomware attacks, India presses Microsoft for discount on Windows 10 upgrades - OnMSFT (blog)

OnMSFT (blog)In wake of ransomware attacks, India presses Microsoft for discount on Windows 10 upgradesOnMSFT (blog)The past two months has been rough in terms of cybersecurity, particularly for India where upgrading to Windows 10 is considered a minority. With the recent WannaCry and “NotPetya” attacks exploiting older Windows operating systems, India has made an ...and more »

Petya virus affected only about 20000 machines, most on Windows 7, says Microsoft - OnMSFT (blog);

Petya virus affected only about 20000 machines, most on Windows 7, says Microsoft - OnMSFT (blog)

OnMSFT (blog)Petya virus affected only about 20000 machines, most on Windows 7, says MicrosoftOnMSFT (blog)Earlier this week, the Petya ransomware attack pretty much took everyone by surprise, just a month after the previous WannaCry outbreak paralyzed a lot of Windows PCs across the world (most of them were running Windows 7, as it turns out). Compared to ...and more »

Windows 10 Controlled folder access will try to stop ransomware - The Tech Report, LLC;

Windows 10 Controlled folder access will try to stop ransomware - The Tech Report, LLC

The Tech Report, LLCWindows 10 Controlled folder access will try to stop ransomwareThe Tech Report, LLCAs we get further out from the idea of keeping real, physical records of things, protecting our digital documents is more important than ever. With ransomware like WannaCry out there trying to lock up files for extortion, it's also more complicated ...and more »

Microsoft Introduces Windows AutoPilot Deployment – Video - DABCC.com

Microsoft Introduces Windows AutoPilot Deployment – VideoDABCC.comPrincipal PM Manager for Windows Enterprise and Security, Sidd Mantri, offers an overview of Windows Autopilot, a new cloud service from Microsoft that provides you with a zero-touch experience for deploying new Windows 10 devices to your organization.and more »

Windows Defender Application Guard to Use Virtualized Environment - HardOCP

Windows Defender Application Guard to Use Virtualized EnvironmentHardOCPThere are a lot of HardOCP readers that know the value of a virtual machine running on your desktop when it comes to security and now Microsoft seems to be following suit. In an upcoming version of Windows we will be seeing Microsoft isolate its Edge ...and more »

New Windows 10 Feature Aims to Halt Ransomware - On the Wire (blog);

New Windows 10 Feature Aims to Halt Ransomware - On the Wire (blog)

On the Wire (blog)New Windows 10 Feature Aims to Halt RansomwareOn the Wire (blog)Microsoft is aiming to change the success rate of ransomware with a new security feature in Windows 10 that will define a set of folders that can only be accessed by approved apps. The feature is included in the latest interim build of Windows 10 and ...and more »