Monthly Archives: July 2016

Windows Server 2016 Editions, Pricing, Availability, Features
  • 29
    Jul

Windows Server 2016 Editions, Pricing, Availability, Features

Windows Server 2016 Editions, Pricing, Availability, Features Windows Server 2016 is the next version of Microsoft’s server operating system. Being developed in line with Windows 10, its first technical preview came out in October 2014. The OS is still in beta stage but Microsoft has finally confirmed its final release. Microsoft will be get going with Ignite Conference from September...

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Why ransomware criminals need great customer service
  • 25
    Jul

Why ransomware criminals need great customer service

Yes, even bad-guy malware developers have to keep their "customers" happy. Read what happens when F-Secure tests the "help desks" of four crypto-locking malware makers.... read full article

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CryptXXX ransomware providing keys free! Or is it a bug?
  • 21
    Jul

CryptXXX ransomware providing keys free! Or is it a bug?

CryptXXX ransomware providing keys free! Or is it a bug? What might sound as unbelievable to most, CryptXXX ransomware is distributing decryption keys for free, without taking any money from the victims. In case you were one of the victims foxed by CryptXXX ransomware and have your data locked, you may get the unlocking key free from the...

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Companies are still relying on Windows Server 2003 with Windows Server 2016 knocking on the door
  • 21
    Jul

Companies are still relying on Windows Server 2003 with Windows Server 2016 knocking on the door

Companies are still relying on Windows Server 2003 with Windows Server 2016 knocking on the door Microsoft is going to roll out Windows Server 2016 in September with promises of better data center management features as well as enhanced security features. As interesting as Windows Server 2016 may be, it appears that companies aren’t rushing to make the transition... read full...

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Surprise! Facebook is using Office 365 now
  • 20
    Jul

Surprise! Facebook is using Office 365 now

Facebook's staff of 13,000 employees are now Microsoft Office 365 users, the social networking giant announced Tuesday. "Do you want to know why we chose Office 365? It's because of Microsoft," Facebook CIO Tim Campos said in a video. "Microsoft got cool again."..... read full article

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DNA storage gets a new record, thanks to Microsoft & University of Washington researchers
  • 19
    Jul

DNA storage gets a new record, thanks to Microsoft & University of Washington researchers

Microsoft and fellow researchers set a new record in DNA storage If you think that DNA is just a biological term and can store a person’s genetical makeup; then think again! DNA storage is a new term in technology; specifically related to Big Data. It is nothing but using synthetic DNA strands to store data that is huge...

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EduCrypt Ransomware teaches Internet users a much needed lesson
  • 13
    Jul

EduCrypt Ransomware teaches Internet users a much needed lesson

With the rise in the Internet usage, the security threats have also increased. It is every day that we come across the new type of virus, ransomware, and malware. EduCrypt is yet another new Ransomware, but it begs to differ from the others. Just like other Ransomware, Educrypt will encrypt the victim’s file but instead of asking for...

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Bart ransomware shows it can be effective without sophisticated encryption
  • 13
    Jul

Bart ransomware shows it can be effective without sophisticated encryption

A new ransomware program making the rounds uses a simple, yet effective technique to make user files inaccessible: locking them in password-protected ZIP archives. The new threat is called Bart and shares some similarities—in the ransom note in particular—with Locky, a much more widespread ransomware program. It is distributed through spam emails that masquerade as photos... read full...

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New ransomware targets Office 365 users in Australia
  • 10
    Jul

New ransomware targets Office 365 users in Australia

Malware and ransomware mostly find their way to our machine via email. After a little work to fix the problem we dismiss it just as an attempt to access data. In reality, the situation is more worrisome. It is more than just a security threat especially with the surfacing of a new variant of ransomware targeting Office 365... read...

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