Archive for the ‘Operating System’ Category

Bypassing Lockscreen Vulnerability on Ubuntu 14.04 Patched

On the 16th of April a vulnerability report has been issued for Ubuntu operating system that allow user to bypass lock screen interface password protection. The system can be accessed without authorization, payload or any code while all what you need to do is just to hold the ENTER button which seems to be unusual [...]

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Microsoft plans five security fixes for February’s Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released their security advisory advance notification; this month we have 5 security bulletin that comes to fix security vulnerabilities in windows operating system and Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server. Two of the five planned security patches are critical and allow remote user to run a malicious code on vulnerable system and the [...]

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Raise Windows privileges with physical access

There is several linux distributions that allows to crack windows operating system administrator passwords. BIOS password is important to prevent such attack as if the attacker have physical access to the host he will be able to have admin access to the system. Windows 7 privilege escalation is possible not by using any linux distribution [...]

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Goes Public!

Kevin Turner, chief operating officer at Microsoft has presented the new windows operating system with new benefit for business users. Windows 8 start screen comes with Metro style apps that helps users to interact with applications easily. The new operating system is supporting 3G and 4G telecommunication for being on internet from any place, this [...]

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Windows 8 easy and simple install

Microsoft going to release Windows 8 on next year with several new features, the new operating system can be purchased online with a simple installation that takes few minutes. Installation processes takes about 11 mouse clicks to make it as simple as possible and require 3GB of free hard disk space. Upgrading from previous windows [...]

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Will Windows 8 be the safest operating system?

Microsoft rolls out their new OS after every three years. Windows 7 was launched in the year 2010, so it is said that Windows 8 would be rolled out in 2013. Bill Gates in his blog states that, “We have already completed almost half of the part for Windows 8, we are looking forward to [...]

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Google Chrome OS: Too secure to need security?

A leading security researcher has warned that Google risks repeating Apple’s mistakes on security with its new Chrome OS. Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to work exclusively with web applications. Chrome netbooks running the new OS will be available from Google’s partners Samsung and Acer from June. In a launch announcement, [...]

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