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.

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.

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.

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.

A simple tweak can protect your Windows PC from critical vulnerability

You can now guard against your Windows PC from critical vulnerability with a simple tweak, according to a new report from Avecto, a UK based Software Company.

Microsoft to provide Windows XP anti-malware support until 2015

Microsoft has reportedly announced that it would stop supporting Windows XP this April but would continue to provide anti-malware support till 2015.

Cyber sleuths caution Windows XP users against hacking attempts

Indian cyber security sleuths have issued an alert for those using the popular `Window XP` as operating system in their computers and laptops and advised "immediate" upgrade of software against hacking attempts.

Microsoft to end Windows XP by April 2014

Microsoft will end support for the Windows XP and also for Office 2003, in April 2014.