Windows 10 flaw allows malicious websites

A recently discovered vulnerability in Cortana, the Windows 10 voice assistant, allows hackers to open malicious websites on a PC, even when it’s locked.

Windows 7 actually gaining market share

So much for Windows 10 replacing all other versions. Last month, the somewhat-soon-to-be outdated version of Microsoft’s operating system gained user share. 

Microsoft issues Windows 7 warning … But is it just a scare tactic?

If you happened to check Microsoft’s German news page this morning, you’d be in for a big surprise: Apparently, running Windows 7 is no longer safe. 

Windows zero-day being auctioned off to the highest bidder

Even though they don’t represent the majority of cyberattacks, there’s something particularly menacing about zero-days.

Windows 10 is getting more and more popular

It turns out when you offer something for free (or mostly free, anyway), people line up to get it. And according to the latest figures, that’s just what’s happening with Windows 10. 

Microsoft keeps pushing Windows 10 on customers

Get ready to hear this question more often: “Should I be downloading Windows 10?” 

You can delay Windows 10 updates – but not forever

Businesses seem pretty satisfied with Windows 10 overall. But there’s one feature that’s still confusing and confounding IT pros regularly: the update cycles. 

What’s in your Windows 10 update? Answers could be coming

Microsoft’s shift away from updates released once a month to automatic updates for Windows 10 has won some in IT over. It’s also caused some headaches, though. Fortunately, we could soon be seeing a solution to one of the biggest drawbacks. 

Windows 10 could remove crucial feature for IT

Microsoft wants Windows 10 to be the final version of Windows. But in its effort to have a universal operating system, IT could be left with a nightmare scenario. 

Navy paying tens of millions to keep Windows XP afloat

Far too many organizations are still clinging to Windows XP machines – including a branch of the U.S. military.