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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Redstone Build 14279
New Redstone build for fast ring insiders now available

Microsoft has just released a new Windows 10 Redstone preview build for Insiders enrolled in the fast ring, this time providing a few new features too (as compared to previous builds that were exclusively focused on improving performance and fixing bugs).

Windows 10 Redstone build 14270 comes with Cortana in more languages, including Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) and French (Canada). Just like before, the persona
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Microsoft Security Bulletins For March 2016
The Security Bulletins overview for March 2016 provides you with information about security and non-security patches that Microsoft released for supported versions of the Windows operating system and other company products such as Office on the March 2016 Patch Day and after February 2016's Patch Day.

It starts with an executive summary listing the most important information on a glance. What follows is the distribution of updates by operating system and other Microsoft products.

After tha
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Microsoft wants personal data of Comcast subscriber who activated thousands of stolen
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Microsoft wants the personal details of a Comcast subscriber that has activated thousands of copies of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server and Office 10 using stolen or abused codes. The company has asked a federal judge permission to serve Comcast with a subpoena to identify the pirate.
So far Microsoft has been unable to trace the pirate that activated thousands of stolen Office and Windows keys. According to [url
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Microsoft privately testing Visual Studio 15, the next major version
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In a recent post, Microsoft is rumored to be working on the next big update to the next full version of Visual Studio, dubbed “Visual Studio 15.”, which will reportedly (and unsurprisingly) be called Visual Studio 2016. [url=https://twitter.com/h0x0d/status/709684542877990912][color=#0078d7]According to W
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Microsoft Says It’s Not Forcing Anyone to Upgrade to Windows 10
Automatic updates aren’t taking place, users still prompted

Reports reaching the web lately claim that a number of Windows 7 and 8.1 computers are automatically upgraded to Windows 10, without actually allowing users to choose whether to start the install or not.

It all happened following this month’s Patch Tuesday rollout, as some users also received the necessarily files to initiate the upgrade to Windows 10 via Windows Update. And while that is not at all a surprise, given
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Microsoft Changes Windows 7/8.1 Skylake Deadline, Pushes Cut-Off Date to 2018
Windows 7 and 8.1 users get one more year to upgrade
Microsoft released a surprising announcement in January, saying that all Windows 7 and 8.1 customers using computers with Skylake processors had until July 17, 2017 to upgrade to Windows 10. Otherwise, their PCs would have stopped receiving updates despite the fact that Windows 7 and 8.1 support ends in 2020 and 2023, respectively.
But in a new announcement released today, the company reveals
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Adblock Plus Beta Extension for Microsoft Edge to Launch Soon
Now expecting for Microsoft to push the release button

Microsoft has recently released extension support for Edge browser in Windows 10 Redstone preview builds, and work on such browser add-ons has already started, with some devs already rolling out beta versions of their own extensions.

Adblock Plus is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated extensions for Edge browser. and while Microsoft has already confirmed that it’s working with the company to bring it to Windows 10 use
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Microsoft Will Reward Users for Security Bugs Found in OneDrive
OneDrive is now part of Microsoft’s Bounty Program

Microsoft has recently added cloud-based storage service OneDrive to the list of services included in the Bounty Program, so security researchers who report vulnerabilities are now eligible for a financial reward that goes up to $15,000 (€13,300).

In an announcement posted on TechNet, Micr
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Microsoft Adds New Feature in Office 2016 That Can Block Macro Malware
How-to guide also included, showing sysadmins how to protect their enterprises from malicious macro malware

Microsoft is finally addressing the elephant in the room in terms of security for Office users and has announced a new feature in the Office 2016 suite that will make it harder for attackers to exploit macro malware.

For years, macro malware has been the easiest avenue in infecting Microsoft users, and despite all the warnings and examples where macro-transmitted malwar
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Microsoft Releases Mysterious Windows Update with No Details About What It Does
KB3103709 is specifically aimed at Windows 8.1 users

KB3103709 is one of the updates released by Microsoft as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday rollout, but as compared to the typical Windows patch, this one comes with zero information about its content or purpose. So while users are being offered this update, nobody can tell for sure what it does.

Specifically, KB3103709 is only offered to computers running Windows 8.1 and is listed as optional, so users need to manually se