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Security vulnerabilities in Microsoft software have become an even more popular means of attack by cyber criminals - but an Adobe Flash vulnerability still ranks as the second most used exploit by hacking groups.

Enterprises invest a lot of time, effort and money in keeping their systems secure. The most security-conscious might have a security operations center.

If you're a fan of Windows Hello but dislike how there's no option for it to automatically lock your PC when it detects you as no longer present.

Microsoft's support clock never stops ticking. Two very high-profile products will end extended support in 2017: Windows Vista on April and Office 2007. Windows Vista's final date for security updates is April 11, 2017, while Office 2007 support ends on October 10, 2017.

There's been a surge in hackers targeting organizations with ransomware, keen to squeeze cash or bitcoins out of infected targets who often feel they have no chance but to cooperate with fraudsters' demands.

As any Windows 7 user can tell you, Microsoft is getting more and more aggressive in pushing upgrades to Windows 10 from within Windows 7.

Microsoft's plan to get apps onto phones that runs Windows seems to be working as more and more developers are bringing their apps to the platform. 

Microsoft last week announced it will switch the licensing for next year's Windows Server 2016 to a per-processor-core basis, a move analysts said is at least partly a grab for more revenue.

Microsoft has been preparing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs for a more aggressive Windows 10 upgrade strategy that the company will kick off shortly.

Microsoft's popped out the fourth Technical Previews of Windows Server 2016 and System Centre 2016.

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