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

The 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 ...

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

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

In 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 ...

Centre asks Microsoft for discount on Windows OS - The New Indian Express

A Microsoft Corp. Windows logo is shown on the screen of a computer running the Windows 7 operating system. (File photo | AP). NEW DELHI: The government has asked global software giant Microsoft to offer a "one-time special" discount to its users in ...

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

Following 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 ...

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

With 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 ...

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

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

As 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 ...

India Wants a Discount on Microsoft Windows - Fortune

India is pressing Microsoft 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 ransomware attacks. Microsoft officials ...

New Windows 10 Feature Aims to Halt Ransomware - On 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 ...

Latest Microsoft Windows Insider Build combats ransomware - HEXUS

Earlier this week we saw evidence of Microsoft working steadily to 'harden' Windows 10 against malware, hacking, and similar threats. The firm announced some important security software technologies that are said to be powered by information gathered ...

New security feature immune to WannaCry, Petya - The Asian Age

A new feature which Microsoft has been testing right now with help from insiders is called Enter Controlled folder access. The new Controlled folder access tool has been integrated into Windows Defender Security Center in Windows 10 Fall Creators ...

Windows 10 'Controlled Folder Access' to Provide Protection From Ransomware - NDTV

After WannaCry and Petya, it seems like Microsoft has realised the potential harm that ransomware can cause to its operating systems and its customers' sensitive information. This might partly be the reason why the Redmond-based company has now ...

Windows 10 will try to combat ransomware by locking up your data - Ars Technica UK

But how to protect files from users who have access to those files remains tricky. Peter Bright (US) - 30/6/2017, 00:22. Enlarge · Christiaan Colen / Flickr · reader comments 121. Share this story. Further Reading. Windows 10 Exploit Guard brings back ...

Users could soon hide important Files from Ransomware soon in Windows 10 - WindowsLatest (blog)

Microsoft is currently working on bringing some new and interesting security related changes to Windows 10 with the release of Fall Creators Update due for release in September. Users in Insiders Preview can now access some of the changes which include ...

Windows Insiders won't receive app updates from the Windows Store for Microsoft apps - WindowsLatest (blog)

Microsoft has also stated that Windows Insiders will not be receiving updates for the first party apps of Windows 10 from the Windows Store which will be updated version of the initial versions of those apps which are present in the build 16232 ...