Slashdot Items Tagged "windows"

Date / Time Story
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:31PM Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded to Target Newer Windows Versions
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @05:23PM Microsoft to Disable SMBv1 (WannaCry Attack Vector) Starting This Fall
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:40PM As World Reacts To WanaDecrypt0r, Microsoft Issues Patch For Old Windows Systems
Saturday May 13, 2017 @05:16AM Microsoft Issues Patch For Old WinXP/Server2003 to Protect Against WanaDecrypt0r
Friday April 14, 2017 @08:28AM Shadow Brokers Release New Batch of Files Containing Windows and SWIFT Exploits
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @05:28PM You Can Install Windows 10 Creators Update Starting Today
Monday April 03, 2017 @11:11AM GitHub Repository Owners Targeted By Data-Stealing Malware
Sunday March 26, 2017 @05:49PM Microsoft Sued Over Windows 10 Upgrade Causing "Data Loss"
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @02:21PM A 21st Century Version Of OS/2 Warp Appears To Be About To Be Released
Thursday March 16, 2017 @07:27PM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Sunday March 05, 2017 @05:46AM Third-Party Vendor Issues Temporary Patch for Windows GDI Vulnerability
Sunday February 19, 2017 @09:35AM Google Discloses Windows Bug After Microsoft Delays Patch Tuesday
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:42AM Windows SMB Zero Day Won't be Fixed Until Patch Tuesday
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:57PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used to Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:21AM Microsoft Tests New 'Green Screen of Death' on Latest Windows 10 Builds
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:54PM Holding Shift + F10 During Windows 10 Updates Opens Root CLI, Bypasses BitLocker
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:50PM Here We Go Again: Microsoft's Popping Up Ads From the Windows 10 Toolbar
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:35AM Computer Virus Attack Forces Hospitals To Cancel Operations, Shut Down Systems
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:45PM Modified USB Ethernet Adapter Can Steal Windows and Mac Credentials
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @07:27AM ReactOS 0.4.2 Officially Released (with introduced dot.NET 2.0/4.0 support)
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:13PM Annoying "Open PDF in Edge" Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users at Risk
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:02PM Remote Evil Butler Attack Threatens Windows Computers
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Vulnerability Exploitable via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @05:05PM BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions
Thursday June 02, 2016 @02:39PM Top Windows OEM Lenovo Urges Customers To Uninstall Accelerator Application
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @08:00PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions On Sale For $90,000
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @07:50PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions on Sale for $90,000
Thursday April 28, 2016 @07:19PM Cisco Finds Backdoor Installed On 12 Million PCs
Thursday April 28, 2016 @12:35AM German Nuclear Plant Infected With Computer Virus
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @10:01AM Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay or When You Reboot Your PC
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @10:21AM Opera's Ex-CEO Launches Vivaldi 1.0 For Power Users
Friday April 01, 2016 @03:20PM Fallout 3 DLC and Games For Windows Live Woes
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:18AM USB Trojan Hides In Portable Applications, Targets Air-Gapped Systems
Thursday March 24, 2016 @01:54PM Company Behind Badlock Disclosure Says Pre-Patch Hype Is Good Marketing
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @08:43PM After Decades of Abuse, Microsoft Adds an Anti-Macro-Malware Feature to Office
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @07:26PM Google Will Kill Its Chrome App Launcher For Windows, Mac, and Linux In July
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @10:49AM Wine Makes It Possible To Run Vulkan Windows Programs On Linux
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:38PM Microsoft Tries Hard To Play Nice With Open Source, But There's an Elephant In the Room
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @11:22AM Microsoft Denies Rogue Windows 10 Upgrades, Says Users Remain Fully In Control
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:35AM Microsoft Still Accepts Bitcoin, Apologizes For 'Inaccurate Information'
Friday March 11, 2016 @01:35AM Patch Tuesday Brought Windows 10 Ad Generator
Thursday March 10, 2016 @04:26PM New Tool Offers Look At Performance of UWP Games On Windows
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:34PM Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @01:19PM Brazilian Coders Are Pioneering the First Cross-OS Malware Using JAR Files
Saturday March 05, 2016 @02:19PM Another Windows 10 Update Causing Problems
Friday March 04, 2016 @02:29PM Microsoft Losing Ground On Windows Store and UWP For Gaming
Friday March 04, 2016 @01:31AM Windows RT Could Make a Comeback
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @08:58PM Windows' Built-In PDF Reader Exposes Edge Browser To Hacking
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @03:47PM Windows Built-In PDF Reader Exposes Edge Browser to Hacking
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:36PM Microsoft To Unify PC and Xbox One Platforms
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @07:59PM Microsoft Brings Post-Breach Detection To Windows 10
Monday February 29, 2016 @03:07PM Ask Slashdot: Establishing Procurement Policies Regarding Secure Boot?
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Microsoft Telemetry Collection, Explained
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:25AM Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads On Lock Screen
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @07:29PM Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads on Lock Screen
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @04:52PM Microsoft To Acquire Xamarin
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @02:02PM Attackers Can Turn Microsoft's Exploit Defense Tool EMET Against Itself
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:35PM Ask Slashdot: Good Technical Guide To Windows 10?
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:27AM Windows 10 Forced Update Resets Default Apps To Microsoft Products
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:14PM Windows 10 To Be Installed On 4 Million US Department of Defense Computers
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @10:23AM ReactOS 0.4 Brings Open Source Windows Closer To Reality
Friday February 12, 2016 @02:14AM ZDNet Writer Downplays Windows 10's Phoning-Home Habits
Friday February 12, 2016 @01:30AM Internet Archive Brings Classic Windows 3.1 Apps To Your Browser
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:31PM Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:10PM Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Site To Share Update Release Notes
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:38AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @06:36PM Windows 10 Gets Core Console Host Enhancements
Saturday February 06, 2016 @12:27AM Avast SafeZone Browser Lets Attackers Access Your Filesystem
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:25AM Ask Slashdot: Fixing UVC Camera Issues Under Windows?
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:51AM Microsoft To Acquire SwiftKey Predictive Keyboard Technology Company For $250M
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:19PM Windows 10 Passes Windows XP In Market Share
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:15AM Windows 10 Now a 'Recommended Update' For Windows 7 and 8.1 Users
Friday January 29, 2016 @01:48PM Microsoft's Windows Phone Platform Is Dead
Friday January 29, 2016 @01:36AM Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware
Sunday January 24, 2016 @02:23AM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Saturday January 23, 2016 @12:55PM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Friday January 15, 2016 @07:46PM Intel Skylake Bug Causes PCs To Freeze During Complex Workloads
Monday January 04, 2016 @06:17PM Why is Microsoft monitoring how long you use Windows 10?
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @02:24PM Microsoft Has Your Encryption Key If You Use Windows 10
Monday December 28, 2015 @02:13AM Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone
Monday December 21, 2015 @02:07PM Wine 1.8 Released
Friday December 18, 2015 @11:52PM New Outlook Bug Doesn't Require Users To Interact With Emails To Be Compromised
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @12:27PM Universal Remote Desktop Coming To Windows 10 Soon
Monday December 07, 2015 @02:08PM Microsoft Will Resume Pushing Windows 10 To Machines With Win7, 8.1
Saturday November 21, 2015 @02:10AM Happy 30th Birthday, Windows!
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @01:52PM Microsoft's Plan To Port Android Apps To Windows Proves Too Complex
Thursday November 05, 2015 @01:50PM First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows
Saturday October 17, 2015 @05:09PM Browser Tests Show Edge Fastest, But Weak On Standards
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:22AM Microsoft Now Uses Windows 10's Start Menu To Display Ads
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @11:27AM From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum
Saturday September 26, 2015 @12:53PM How To Clean the Cruft Left By a Windows 10 Upgrade
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:48PM Ask Slashdot: Herding Cats, Aging Systems?
Thursday September 10, 2015 @02:15PM Microsoft Is Downloading Windows 10 Without Asking
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @02:32PM Ask Slashdot: What Windows-Only Apps Would You Most Like To See On Linux?
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @01:49PM Windows 10 Grabs 5.21% Market Share, Passing Windows Vista and Windows 8
Sunday August 30, 2015 @12:58AM Abusing Symbolic Links Like It's 1999
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @01:08AM A Breakdown of the Windows 10 Privacy Policy
Monday August 24, 2015 @02:55PM Updates Make Windows 7 and 8 Spy On You Like Windows 10
Sunday August 23, 2015 @11:19AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Sunday August 23, 2015 @09:50AM Underground Piracy Sites Want To Block Windows 10 Users
Sunday August 23, 2015 @09:43AM Windows 95 Turns 20
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:24AM Could the Best Windows 10 Laptop Be a Mac?
Monday August 10, 2015 @08:11AM Windows 10, From a Linux User's Perspective
Sunday August 09, 2015 @02:02PM Windows 10 RSAT, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 Coming This Month
Thursday August 06, 2015 @09:51AM Israeli Security Company Builds "Unhackable" Version of Windows
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:33AM Windows 10 Start Menu Wins IDSA Design Award
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @09:51AM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Saturday August 01, 2015 @03:23PM Ask Slashdot: Can You Disable Windows 10's Privacy-Invading Features?
Saturday August 01, 2015 @02:03PM In Windows 10, Ad-Free Solitaire Will Cost You $10 -- Every Year
Saturday August 01, 2015 @11:17AM Windows 10 Upgrade Strategies, Pitfalls and Fixes As MSFT Servers Are Hit Hard
Thursday July 30, 2015 @01:03PM Windows 10 App For Xbox One Could Render Steam Machines Useless
Thursday July 30, 2015 @10:45AM A Naysayer's Take On Windows 10: Potential Privacy Mess, and Worse
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @02:52PM .NET 4.6 Optimizer Bug Causes Methods To Get Wrong Parameters
Thursday July 23, 2015 @12:45PM Experiment: Installing Windows 10 On a 7-Year-Old Acer Aspire One
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:52AM Experiment: Installing Windows 10 On a 7-Year-Old Acer Aspire One
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @09:16PM Multiple Sources Confirm Windows 10 has Reached RTM
Sunday June 28, 2015 @01:42AM Ask Slashdot: Are Post-Install Windows Slowdowns Inevitable?
Saturday June 27, 2015 @10:27AM Samsung To Stop Blocking Automatic Windows Updates
Friday June 26, 2015 @01:32PM Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly, Version-Preserving File Sharing For Linux?
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:25AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping Cloud Data Encrypted Without Cross-Platform Pain?
Monday June 22, 2015 @12:29AM The Unintended Consequences of Free Windows 10 For Everyone
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:34PM Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @02:30PM Ask Slashdot: Should We Expect Attacks When Windows 2003 Support Ends?
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:18PM Typing 'http://:' Into a Skype Message Trashes the Installation Beyond Repair
Thursday June 04, 2015 @02:35PM Microsoft To Release Low-Cost Windows 10 With Bing Branding
Saturday May 23, 2015 @01:32AM 25 Years Today - Windows 3.0
Friday May 08, 2015 @08:25PM What Might Have Happened To Windows Media Center
Friday May 08, 2015 @07:00PM Fastest 4.5 Watt Core M 5Y71 In Asus T300 Chi Competitive With Full Core i5 CPUs
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @12:06PM Single Verizon IP Address Used For Hundreds of Windows 7 Activations
Sunday May 03, 2015 @01:05AM CareerBuilder Cyberattack Delivers Malware Straight To Employers
Saturday May 02, 2015 @03:45PM Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code Preview For Linux, OS X, and Windows
Saturday May 02, 2015 @04:44AM Android and iOS App Porting Will Not Be Available At Windows 10 Launch
Friday May 01, 2015 @02:56AM Microsoft Integrates Autodesk's 3D Printing Platform Spark Into Windows 10
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:02AM Microsoft Announces Windows Holographic Platform
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:27AM Internet Explorer's Successor, Project Spartan, Is Called Microsoft Edge
Saturday April 25, 2015 @12:24AM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:10PM iTunes Stops Working For Windows XP Users
Thursday April 09, 2015 @05:30PM Virtual Desktop Makes Windows OS Oculus Rift-Capable
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:00AM Second Technical Preview of Windows Server 2016 Arriving This Spring
Saturday April 04, 2015 @01:13AM The Most Highly Voted Requests In Windows 10 Feedback Pool
Friday April 03, 2015 @06:27PM Microsoft Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @01:03PM Microsoft Considered Giving Away Original Xbox
Saturday March 21, 2015 @09:21PM For Boot Camp Users, New Macs Require Windows 8 Or Newer
Saturday March 21, 2015 @09:23AM South Korea Begins To Deprecate ActiveX
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @04:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:13PM Linux Might Need To Claim Only ACPI 2.0 Support For BIOS
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:34PM Listen To a Microsoft Support Scam As It Happened
Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:58AM Microsoft Convinced That Windows 10 Will Be Its Smartphone Breakthrough
Monday February 23, 2015 @01:26AM Ars: SSL-Busting Code That Threatened Lenovo Users Found In a Dozen More Apps
Thursday February 12, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Fixes Critical Remotely Exploitable Windows Root-Level Design Bug
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:30AM DirectX 12 Lies Dormant Within Microsoft's Recent Windows 10 Update
Friday January 23, 2015 @01:41AM Adobe Patches One Flash Zero Day, Another Still Unfixed
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @02:29PM Tiny Fanless Mini-PC Runs Linux or Windows on Quad-core AMD SoC
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @01:44AM How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @10:39AM Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows 7
Monday January 12, 2015 @02:22PM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:51AM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Sunday December 21, 2014 @02:35AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Saturday December 20, 2014 @08:02AM Hackers Used Nasty "SMB Worm" Attack Toolkit Against Sony
Monday December 15, 2014 @03:47PM Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware
Friday December 12, 2014 @09:20PM Ask Slashdot: Best Software To Revive PocketPCs With Windows Mobile 5-6?
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @01:21PM Microsoft's New Windows Monetization Methods Could Mean 'Subscriptions'
Thursday December 04, 2014 @11:46AM Windows 10 Adds Battery Saver Feature
Thursday November 27, 2014 @03:02PM Windows 10 To Feature Native Support For MKV and FLAC
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:35PM Windows Kernel Version Bumped To 10.0
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @01:13PM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Sunday November 16, 2014 @12:19PM GTK+ Developers Call For Help To Finish Cross-Platform OpenGL Support
Saturday November 15, 2014 @08:05AM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Sunday November 02, 2014 @04:56PM Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark
Sunday November 02, 2014 @03:19PM Will HP's $200 Stream 11 Make People Forget About Chromebooks?
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @01:48PM OEM Windows 7 License Sales End This Friday
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @08:36AM Microsoft Works On Windows For ARM-Based Servers
Thursday October 23, 2014 @12:41AM The Classic Control Panel In Windows May Be Gone
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @12:38AM More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10
Sunday October 12, 2014 @08:59AM How Poor Punctuation Can Break Windows
Saturday October 11, 2014 @12:11PM Windows Users, Get Ready For a Bigger-Than-Usual Patch Tuesday
Thursday October 09, 2014 @04:56AM The Malware of the Future May Come Bearing Real Gifts
Saturday October 04, 2014 @12:25AM Possible Reason Behind Version Hop to Windows 10: Compatibility
Thursday October 02, 2014 @01:24PM Lost Opportunity? Windows 10 Has the Same Minimum PC Requirements As Vista
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:40AM Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @12:39PM HP Introduces Sub-$100 Windows Tablet
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @09:50AM Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time
Saturday September 13, 2014 @10:00AM Linux distro to vampire XP install?
Friday September 12, 2014 @12:57PM Windows Tax Shot Down In Italy
Friday September 12, 2014 @11:05AM Windows tax shot down in Italy
Friday September 12, 2014 @09:33AM Italy: High Court shoots down Windows tax
Friday September 12, 2014 @12:19AM City of Turin to Switch from Windows to Linux and Save €6M
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @11:31AM Steve Ballmer Authored the Windows 3.1 Ctrl-Alt-Del Screen
Saturday August 30, 2014 @02:01AM Microsoft Releases Replacement Patch With Two Known Bugs
Thursday August 28, 2014 @02:07PM Microsoft Dumps 1,500 Apps From Its Windows Store
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @09:28AM Chromium 37 Launches With Major Security Fixes, 64-bit Windows Support
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @01:24PM New Windows Coming In Late September -- But Which One?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:22PM Munich Council Say Talk of LiMux Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated
Thursday August 21, 2014 @07:36AM Microsoft's Windows 8 App Store Is Full of Scamware
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:12PM New HP Laptop Would Mean Windows at Chromebook Prices
Friday August 15, 2014 @02:35AM Microsoft Black Tuesday Patches Bring Blue Screens of Death
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:24PM Skype Reverses Decision To Drop OS X 10.5 Support, Retires Windows Phone 7 App
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @08:54AM Leaked Docs Offer Win 8 Tip: FinFisher Spyware Can't Tap Skype's Metro App
Saturday July 12, 2014 @08:28AM Chinese Hackers Infiltrate Firms Using Malware-Laden Handheld Scanners
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:37PM Researchers Disarm Microsoft's EMET