Windows 8 Uses BIOS to Store Your Product Key

By  · Monday, Nov 26, 2012 2 Comments

Do you remember those stickers at the bottom of your notebook or somewhere on your desktop computer? Well this sticker actually has the product key from Microsoft to activate your product. For most of you they must have gone fade now if you purchased your machine a while ago but now with Windows 8 these keys will be stored in your BIOS,

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Microsoft patches Critical Vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and Windows RT

By  · Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 0 Comments

It was said earlier that Microsoft will be releasing critical updates for Windows 8 to patch the recent flaws and vulnerabilities found by Vupen. So the upgrade has come and Microsoft has  patched 19 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), Excel and the .Net development framework, including four flaws in the just-released

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Windows 8 to Get Security Patch for Remote Code Execution

By  · Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 and Windows RT will get their first security patch this Tuesday. These security patches are to fix the recent loopholes discovered in Windows 8 by Vupen Security Team. The news came to surface when the security company tweeted about the windows 8 Zero day exploit and made it available for sale. This

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Win 8 Security System – Windows 8 First Antivirus Phishing Scam

By  · Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 0 Comments

It’s been a week since Microsoft officially launched windows 8 and it is under different attacks. We have seen that first an exploit was found in windows 8 security system that enables hacker to execute remote code via a webpage and now to add to the list, scammers have gone active by pushing out “Win 8 Security System”. As the

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First Security Bug Found in Windows 8 is Up for Sale

By  · Friday, Nov 2, 2012 0 Comments

It is not more than a week since Windows 8 was released worldwide and a security flaw has been found in Windows 8. Not only it has been found but the hackers who found this bug have not reported it Microsoft but are selling it online. Vupen, a French company that is known for finding vulnerabilities in widely used software from giant

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