Tag: Microsoft

Listing of the Most Controversial Posts as of 27 NOV 2013

As requested we have posted the list in preparation for archiving: ‘Assassination market’: Bernanke tops ‘kill-list’ in crowd-sourced bitcoin fundraiser for wannabe hitmen Current Black Market Prices for People and Organs Dangerous experiment in fetal engineering Hackers publish CIA Director Brennan’s financial records Hackers release financial records for […]

Germany warns: You just CAN’T TRUST some Windows 8 PCs

  Microsoft: You can still buy an ‘insecure’ Win 8 machine sans TPM chip By       Jasper Hamill         23rd August 2013 10:38 GMT       Microsoft’s new touchy Windows 8 operating system is so vulnerable to prying hackers that Germany’s businesses and government should not use it, the country’s authorities […]

Hackers expected to unleash viruses on Windows XP in 2014 When support for the operating system stops, users will no longer receive updates to fix the exploits.

  By Leo Boon Yeow, Hardware Zone | 14-08-13   According to a report by Computerworld, hackers have been storing Windows XP zero-day vulnerabilities that they have discovered, with the intent of unleashing them on XP users the moment Microsoft ceases extended support for the aging operating system […]

Anti-virus products are rubbish, says Imperva

  ‘Spend not proportional to effectiveness’ By Richard Chirgwin Posted in Security, 1st January 2013 21:15 GMT Free whitepaper – Media and Entertainment Goes Digital A study released in December by US security outfit Imperva has tipped a bucket on the multi-billion-dollar anti-virus industry, claiming that initial detection rates […]

Internet Explorer flaw allows Hackers to Track your Mouse; “Almost every US-based user of Internet Explorer will have their mouse cursor tracked via this exploit almost every day “

Author : Mohit Kumar on 12/15/2012 05:09:00 AM A vulnerability in different versions of Microsoft‘s widely used browser Internet Explorer can allow hackers to track the movements of your mouse. Microsoft is investigating reports of a mouse-tracking flaw that puts virtual keyboards and keypads at risk to remote […]

Malware being installed on computers in factories, warns Microsoft : ” found forged versions of Windows on all the machines “

Researchers find malware pre-installed on brand new computers bought in China Associated Press guardian.co.uk,   Friday 14 September 2012 07.41 EDT Microsoft investigator David Anselmi shows how malware can wind up on consumer computers. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP Criminals are installing malware on PCs before they leave the factory, according to […]