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WannaCry ransomware attack: Microsoft releases new Windows XP security patches

WannaCry ransomware attack: Microsoft releases new Windows XP security patches

In the wake of the "WannaCry" ransomware attack, Microsoft on Tuesday issued a "highly unusual" patch for Windows XP to help prevent the spread of the malware that infected at least 75,000 computers globally.

Jun 14, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

GSTN IT system fully secure against any cyber attack: CEO

GST Network has used 'best in class' security solutions to ensure that the IT backbone for the new indirect tax regime is protected from cyber attacks, its CEO Prakash Kumar said on Wednesday.

May 31, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Ransomware attack: Infra agencies asked to step up cyber vigil

Ransomware attack: Infra agencies asked to step up cyber vigil

Critical infrastructure agencies including banks, airports, telecom networks and stock markets have been asked to take precautions to shield themselves against the crippling global ransomware attack 'WannaCry'.

May 14, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Google Chrome 50 ceases support for XP, Vista and older Oses

Google Chrome 50 ceases support for XP, Vista and older Oses

Zee Media Bureau

Apr 15, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

China bars Windows 8 for new government computers

In a setback to software giant Microsoft, China Tuesday said it will prohibit Windows 8 on new government computers apparently to minimise computer security risks that may arise as the US-based firm last month ended support to Windows XP.

May 20, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

China bars use of Windows 8 in government computers

China today said it will forbid the use of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system in new government computers to minimise security risks, as the software giant last month ended support to Windows XP.

May 20, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

Microsoft rescues XP users with emergency browser fix

Microsoft is helping the estimated hundreds of millions of customers still running Windows XP, which it stopped supporting earlier this month, by providing an emergency update to fix a critical bug in its Internet Explorer browser.

May 02, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Microsoft patching perilous hole in IE Web browser

Microsoft Thursday released a patch for a perilous hole in its Internet Explorer browser that hackers could slip through to invade computers.

May 01, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

Microsoft rushes to fix Internet Explorer bug; no fix for Windows XP users

Microsoft Corp is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some US companies.

Apr 28, 2014, 09:21 AM IST

China faces security risks after Windows XP demise

China is trying to counter possible security risks for state agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for the Windows XP operating system, a government official said here today.

Apr 22, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

China faces security risks after Windows XP demise

China is trying to counter possible security risks for state agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for the Windows XP operating system, a government official said here today.

Apr 22, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Microsoft releases self-satire game to sendoff Windows XP

As Windows XP moves towards its end, Microsoft has made a satirical game which fights the windows components.

Apr 14, 2014, 10:54 AM IST

PC sales see modest drop amid Windows XP replacements

Figures released Wednesday by Gartner showed global sales down 1.7 percent year-over-year at 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014.

Apr 10, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

Microsoft ends support to XP; opens market for Chinese firms

Computers can still run XP but it will become more insecure and prone to viruses.

Apr 09, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

Microsoft to end Windows XP support from Tuesday

The software giant has been warning users about its plans of withdrawing Windows XP support since September.

Apr 08, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

It's curtains down on Microsoft Windows XP on Tuesday

Microsoft will stop technical support for its most popular operating system (OS) Windows XP globally from Tuesday, bringing down curtains on the software giant's longest running OS.

Apr 07, 2014, 17:57 PM IST

Windows XP diehards to fend off hackers on their own

On April 8, the US software colossus will stop patching newly found security holes in Windows XP code that hackers could exploit to slip into computers.

Apr 06, 2014, 11:22 AM IST

Windows XP end-of-support boosting PC demand: Citi

Microsoft's decision to end its support to the decade-plus-old Windows XP operating system is reportedly driving up sales of PC in the US and other mature markets, a new report by Citi has revealed.

Mar 29, 2014, 20:11 PM IST

Microsoft warns of security bug exploiting `preview email` to hack PC

Microsoft has reportedly warned that previewing emails before hitting send could allow hackers gain control of a user`s PC.

Mar 26, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

New anti-malware suite to protect XP lovers

A new anti-malware suite has been rolled out that would help XP users protect their systems after Microsoft withdraws its support.

Mar 25, 2014, 13:53 PM IST