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Windows 10 Patch Tuesday updates are now live, here's what's new

As is the case every second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft has released cumulative updates for all supported versions. For the first time, all supported consumer versions will receive the same update

Microsoft Edge 90 brings Kids Mode, Password Monitor, and more

Microsoft is rolling out Edge 90, the latest version of Microsoft Edge. The update brings Kids Mode, Password Monitor, and an improved experience for searching through browsing history.

Microsoft releases Windows 10 SSU to fix security update issue

Microsoft has released the Windows 10 1909 KB5000850 cumulative update preview and a new KB5001205 Servicing Stack Update that resolves a Secure Boot vulnerability.

Here's why Teams, Xbox Live, Office 365, and more went down this week

Microsoft published a preliminary root cause analysis about the major Azure outage earlier this week. The outage affected hundreds of millions of people as it caused Teams, Office 365, Xbox Live, and other Microsoft services to go down.

Microsoft hack: 3,000 UK email servers remain unsecured

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre warns that more than 3,000 servers have not been secured.

10K Microsoft Email Users Hit in FedEx Phishing Attack

Microsoft users are receiving emails pretending to be from mail couriers FedEx and DHL Express – but that really steal their credentials.

Microsoft Rolls Out “Kids Mode” For Safe Browsing In Edge Browser

While the internet has become a must-have for the kids, especially during the global lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, unattended exposure of kids to the internet world has become a security risk for innocent users as well. Addressing this issue, Microsoft has announced the launch of a dedicated “Kids Mode” in its Edge browser.

Microsoft rolls out password autofill to iOS, Android, and a new extension

Microsoft is rolling out autofill capabilities to Microsoft Authenticator on iOS and Android. The company also announced a new Autofill extension for Google Chrome.

This how you manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus with Command Prompt

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to use Command Prompt to manage various aspects of Microsoft Defender Antivirus, including installing updates, performing malware scans, and managing quarantined items.

Over a Dozen Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Google Search Results for Millions

Over a dozen Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser extensions—dubbed 'CacheFlow' collectively—caught hijacking Google search results.

Microsoft announces general availability of Application Guard for Office

Application Guard for Office is now generally available after Microsoft introduced the security feature early in 2020 along with Safe Documents. It isolates untrusted files in a virtualized sandbox.

Microsoft Edge gets a password generator, leaked credentials monitor

Microsoft is rolling out a built-in password generator and a leaked credentials monitoring feature on Windows and macOS systems running the latest Microsoft Edge version.

Microsoft Authenticator brings password autofill to mobile devices

Microsoft has released a new version of Microsoft Authenticator that now acts as a password manager for Android and iOS.

Watch Out! Adrozek Malware Hijacking Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Yandex Browsers

Microsoft on Thursday took the wraps off an ongoing campaign impacting popular web browsers that stealthily injects malware-infested ads into search results to earn money via affiliate advertising. The campaign — which impacts Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Yandex Browser, and Mozilla Firefox browsers on Windows — aims to insert additional, unauthorized ads on top of legitimate ads displayed on search engine results pages, leading users to click on these ads inadvertently.

Microsoft Wraps Up a Lighter Patch Tuesday for the Holidays

Microsoft addresses nine critical bugs and 58 overall fixes to mark the last scheduled security advisory of 2020.

Bug Allowed Hackers to Get Anyone’s Email Address on Xbox Live

A serious flaw in Xbox Live allowed hackers to easily find out the email address used to register any Xbox gamertag. Microsoft has patched the bug since. Make sure to update.

Folksam data breach leaks info of 1M Swedes to Google, Facebook, more

Folksam, one of the largest insurance companies in Sweden, today disclosed a data breach affecting around 1 million Swedes after sharing customers' personal info with multiple technology giants.

Microsoft releases update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows

Microsoft has released the KB4577586 update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows and prevents it from being installed again.

Watch out for Emotet malware's new 'Windows Update' attachment

The Emotet botnet has begun to use a new malicious attachment that pretends to be a message from Windows Update telling you to upgrade Microsoft Word.

Microsoft October 2020 Patch Tuesday fixes 87 security bugs

Today is Microsoft's October 2020 Patch Tuesday, and your Windows administrators will be pulling their hair out as they install new updates and try to fix bugs that pop up.

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