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Microsoft Gives Linux and Android a Significant Security Upgrade

Microsoft’s Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Microsoft Defender ATP) is now available on Linux servers and various Android devices. Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux currently provides real-time protection for Linux servers, using various system types including: btrfs ecryptfs ext2 ext3 ext4 fuse fuseblk jfs nfs overlay ramfs reiserfs tempfs udf vfat…

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Windows 10 Update Breaks Google Chrome Security

Microsoft has been making the news a lot for Windows Updates issues. Google has recently revealed that an update to Windows 10 1903 broke an essential security feature in Google Chrome. The update includes a security feature bypass vulnerability, as termed by Microsoft, which means attackers can let an application run code at a different integrity…

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Microsoft Launches New Edge Browser

Microsoft has officially launched the new Edge browser, based on the open-source “Chromium” for Windows and macOS users. A stable version of the browser is now available for download. The new Edge is compatible with all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and macOS, and that installing on Windows 10 will replace the legacy version of Microsoft…

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Windows 7 Support Ends in 1 Day — What Options do Windows 7 Users Have

According to StatCounter, Windows 7 has about 26% of the total Windows market share, right behind Windows 10 at almost 66%. According to Microsoft, support for Windows 7 will end on January 14, 2020 (which is less than 24 hours away). Microsoft has remained committed to providing 10 years of support for Windows 7. Once support ends,…