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Malware
New malware that abuses Windows 10 App Installer uncovered
Sophos researchers have uncovered a new attack operation by the malware family known as BazarBackdoor, which abuses the Windows 10 App Installer to spread malware.
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Microsoft
Microsoft's cloud OS Windows 365 now available - Full Windows 10 and 11 from any device
Microsoft has announced the general availability of Windows 365, its new cloud OS service.
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Microsoft
Windows 11 build and screenshots leaked
Screenshots of the upcoming OS were posted on Chinese social media site Baidu.
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Samsung
Smashing deals with Microsoft Windows and Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro is back with more smashing tech deals to see your organisation through those cold winter days and nights ahead.
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Microsoft
Microsoft: new Surface Pro 7+ for Business, 85” Hub to start shipping
The newest Surface model includes an LTE option for those who need mobile connectivity.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky finds zero-day exploits in Windows OS and Internet Explorer used in targeted attack
"What is particularly interesting in the discovered attack is that the previous exploits we found were mainly about elevation of privileges."
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Windows 10
Intel to release new hybrid Core processors
Codenamed Lakefield, the Intel Core processors with Hybrid technology provide a full Windows experience for ultra-light devices.
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Gaming
Minecraft adds five new worlds to RTX beta on Windows 10
Italian-inspired villages, underground lairs, medieval realms and overgrown forests - there's plenty to explore.
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Cloud
Microsoft confirms Windows 10 has hit one billion users
With the announcement of the milestone, Microsoft has also committed to delivering multiple newer versions of Windows 10 every year, as well as faster and more frequent feature and security updates.
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Digital Transformation
The primary factors driving digital transformation
Modern management requires a different skill set and mindset when it comes to managing Windows devices.
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Tablets & laptops
Lenovo releases new ThinkPad devices
The T495, T495s and X395 boast better performance, battery life and security than their predecessors.
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Microsoft
Five ways Windows 10 Professional lets you have it all
It’s the definition of a modern desktop that gives you the most productive and secure computing experience.
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Microsoft
Cryptomining apps discovered on Microsoft’s app store
It is believed that the eight apps were likely developed by the same person or group.
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Migration
Businesses unprepared for Windows 10 migration – survey
Respondents cited IT security and fears of being exposed to a cyber security vulnerability as two areas of concern.
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Cloud
Gartner - APAC PC shipments showing growth
“The PC market continued to be driven by steady corporate PC demand, which was driven by Windows 10 PC hardware upgrades.”
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Ransomware
Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
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Microsoft
Compact and affordable Surface Go hits A/NZ shelves
The latest product is the cheapest and smallest yet for the Surface range, and has now been released across Australia and New Zealand.
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Gaming
Hands-on review: Kill hordes of zombies in State of Decay 2
State of Decay 2 is a new Xbox One/Windows 10 video game that allows you to try and survive a huge zombie apocalypse.
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Gaming
Microsoft reveals new Xbox Adaptive Controller for disabled gamers
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is an awesome new device that allows some disabled gamers to enjoy playing video games.
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Cloud
Microsoft unleashes broad range of security features & partnerships at RSA Conference
Secure microcontrollers, 365 commercial cloud, advanced threat protection tools; and stronger partnerships are all top-of-mind for Microsoft.
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Cybersecurity
Report finds legacy cybersecurity a cinch for modern cybercrime
Data collected in 2017 shows that attacks like ransomware and cryptojacking are easily bypassing legacy security solutions due to lax businesses.
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Windows
Fujitsu and Citrix expand cloud collaboration, launch virtual desktop service
This is not the first time Fujitsu and Citrix have collaborated. The two companies have collaborated on VDI technology for around two decades.
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Cloud
Microsoft sets sights on Aussie SMBs with 365 Business launch
The company asserts the launch is a significant step in facilitating scale and growth for Australian businesses with up to 300 employees.
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Cloud
Microsoft unveils new 365, Dynamics and Azure features at Ignite
The company talked about it's aiming to enable customers to harness data, AI, hybrid and cloud technologies to evolve business process.