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Everything you need to know about EternalBlue – the NSA exploit linked to Petya - Wired.co.uk

Tens of thousands of computers have been hit by two major ransomware attacks in recent months — WannaCry, which took down large parts of the NHS, and Petya/NonPetya, a suspected worm that's still wreaking havoc across the globe. What is ...and more »

5 best malware tracker maps to see security attacks happen in real-time - Windows Report

The Internet used to be a safe place when it was first launched. Fast forward 30 years later to present day, the situation has dramatically changed. To put is plain and simple: malware is everywhere. Antivirus and antimalware solutions are now ...and more »

Exclusive: India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacks - Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India is pressing Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) to offer a sharply discounted one-time deal to the more than 50 million Windows users in the country so that they can upgrade to the latest Windows 10 operating system in the wake of ...and more »

Government asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OS - The Hindu

The government has asked global software giant Microsoft to offer a “one-time special” discount to its users in India so that they can move to the latest operating system (OS) and stay protected against malware and ransomware attacks. “We have asked ...and more »

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

Microsoft 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 »

Microsoft 'Autopilot' Management Tools to Debut in Fall Creators Update - ExtremeTech

Microsoft has evidently decided to deploy a new strategy for talking about its Fall Creators Update. Instead of revealing all of its information in one go, we're seeing data trickle out in blog posts and direct communication. The company unveiled a new ...and more »

Windows App Studio to be replaced by Windows Template Studio - TWCN Tech News (blog)

The Windows App Studio team announced that their product would be replaced by Windows Template Studio by 1st December 2017. Windows Template Studio is available as an open source product at Github as of present. The team thanked all its users for ...and more »

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

In light of recent ransomware outbreaks, concerned IT executives may welcome Microsoft's decision to provide an early look at some of the advanced security features included in the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators update. Build 16232 of Windows 10 is ...and more »

Indian government wants Microsoft to sell Windows 10 at discounted prices to counter ransomware - TWCN Tech News (blog)

The recent ransomware attacks have shown that India is one of the most affected countries. While most of the west upgraded to Windows 10, the Asian country with more than 50 million Windows users still lags behind. Windows 10. Source: microsoft.com.and more »

After Ransomware Attack, Windows XP Is Not Back From the Dead - New York Times

Q. With the recent ransomware attacks, I was wondering if Microsoft will once again have security updates for Windows XP. There are millions of people who are still using XP, and it is one way hackers can use to infect newer computers, especially if XP ...and more »