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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 ransomware and ...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 »

Windows 10's share grew by just 5 percent in a year - BetaNews

According to NetMarketShare's figures, Windows 10's share of the desktop operating system market remains pretty uninspiring, with growth much slower than you'd expect. In fact in a year, the new OS has grown by just over 5 percent. In comparison ...and more »

Microsoft to use AI in Windows 10 to counter malware attacks - Hack Read

Microsoft's Windows operating system seems to have been having a really bad year given the major cyber attacks taking place including the WannaCry incident and the most recently discovered Petya campaign. As a result, Microsoft has responded with a new ...and more »

France drops Windows 10 privacy case after Microsoft changes telemetry settings - BetaNews

There have been lots of complaints about invasion of privacy since the release of Windows 10. Microsoft's telemetry lead to several lawsuits, including one from France's National Data Protection Commission which said Windows 10 was collecting ...and more »

India presses Microsoft for Windows discount - The Hindu

India is pressing Microsoft Corp. 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 ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »