Posts Tagged ‘Windows 8’

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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False Positive Alert Among Microsoft Patches

Microsoft have released this week new patches that contain 9 bulletin and to fix four critical vulnerabilities. The four critical bugs are as follows: MS12-008 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2660465)  This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability and a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The more severe [...]

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Windows 8 The Art of Bootkit

At MalCon security conference in Mumbai, Peter Kleissner  demonstrated how to install bootkit on the next Microsoft operating system Windows 8. The exploit can bypass the new security measures implemented on Windows 8 to load directly in the memory to provide attacker root privilege to the system. “Windows 8 Bootkit and Art of Bootkit Development” [...]

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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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