Windows 7 is EOL: What next?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:37:08 +0000

Windows 7 is EOL, meaning it’s reached the end of its lifecycle. It’s time to move on to a more secure OS—but that doesn’t mean you no longer need security software.

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Patch Tuesday, January 2020 Edition

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 02:31:50 +0000

Microsoft today released updates to plug 50 security holes in various flavors of Windows and related software. The patch batch includes a fix for a flaw in Windows 10 and server equivalents of this operating system that prompted an unprecedented public warning from the U.S. National Security Agency. This month also marks the end of mainstream support for Windows 7, a still broadly-used operating system that will no longer be supplied with security updates.

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Going in-depth on the Windows 10 random number generation infrastructure

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 19:00:33 +0000

We are happy to release to the public The Windows 10 random number generation infrastructure white paper, which provides details about the Windows 10 pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) infrastructure, and lists the primary RNG APIs. The whitepaper also explains how the entropy system works, what the entropy sources are, and how initial seeding works.

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New browser extensions for integrating Microsoft’s hardware-based isolation

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 15:50:07 +0000

The hardware-based isolation technology on Windows 10 that allows Microsoft Edge to isolate browser-based attacks is now available as a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. We introduced the container technology in 2017. Since then, we have been evolving the technology and engaging with customers to understand how hardware-based isolation can best help…

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Announcing Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:09:26 +0000

  Browsing the web securely with Microsoft Edge (the browser recommended by Microsoft for Windows 10 users and the default browser in Windows 10 S-mode) is a safer bet than ever before with Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge—a unique three-in-one browser extension that provides web threat protection, ad blocking, and password management, all in…

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A week in security (December 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:58:31 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 10–16, including facial recognition technology, abandoned USB sticks, even more trouble at Facebook, Google bugs, and more.

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Windows Defender Antivirus can now run in a sandbox

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 17:10:18 +0000

Windows Defender Antivirus has hit a new milestone: the built-in antivirus capabilities on Windows can now run within a sandbox. With this new development, Windows Defender Antivirus becomes the first complete antivirus solution to have this capability and continues to lead the industry in raising the bar for security. Putting Windows Defender Antivirus in a

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