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    Microsoft Restores Bitcoin Payments

    Tech giant Microsoft has resumed accepting Bitcoin as payment for media on their Windows and Xbox stores. Microsoft Resumes Accepting Bitcoin as Quickly as It Stops Microsoft will allow consumers to redeem Bitcoin to deposit funds in exchange for content once again. The restoration comes shortly after the company discreetly suspended the form of payment amid rising transaction fees and concerns over the currency’s volatility. Microsoft first began accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment

    · January 10, 2018 · 4:00 am
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    Microsoft to Begin Implementing “Cumulative” Patch Policy That Gives Users Less Flexibility

    Beginning in October,¬†Microsoft will begin it’s new patch policy that will release new patches as rollup updates. This could put businesses and other’s in a sticky situation of either having to accept the risk of not applying patch updates or doing so and potentially disrupting mission critical apps. Also read: Bitcoin Price Hits $600, Technical Indicators Bullish Microsoft “Rollup Updates” Could Create Headaches for Businesses In the past, Windows patches were released individually, which allowed

    · September 12, 2016 · 7:35 pm
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    AppLocker Vulnerability Creates Enterprise Malware Threats

    Several versions of Microsoft Windows had an extra feature – called AppLocker – for business-minded users to blacklist or whitelist particular applications. This should reduce the risk of being infected with malware or virii, but the feature can rather easily be bypassed by the look of things. Also read: Industry Report: Kraken, Others Receive Large Investments Bypassing Windows AppLocker With Relative Ease Windows is often targeted by Internet criminals all over the world, as it

    · April 25, 2016 · 9:37 am
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    Microsoft Issues Security Patch To Address Badlock Exploit Kits

    It is always positive to see technology giants patch security vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by assailants, and Microsoft has done exactly that. Seven vulnerabilities have been patched, shutting the door for malware and ransomware infections through these security flaws. Also read: Bitcoin Taxes 2016: Accurately Reporting Bitcoin Usage Microsoft Tackles Badlock Bug With New Patch Although it is all but impossible to completely secure an operating system, Microsoft has taken out several attack

    · April 14, 2016 · 3:06 am
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    Bundestrojaner Government Spyware Incapable Of Affecting Most Encryption Types

    There have been various rumors regarding governments trying to spy on consumers to identify illegal or illicit activity over the Internet. Bundestrojaner, which is allegedly used by the German government, seem to work only with Skype, and on the Windows platform. There does not appear to be any support for mobile operating systems, or any the other main computer OSes. Also read: Bitcoin and Divorce: A Match Made in Heaven? Bundestrojaner Government Spyware Has Limited

    · April 11, 2016 · 8:28 am