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Why Isn't Microsoft Talking About Windows 9?

While many have speculated that Windows 9 news should have arrived by now, it appears Microsoft is staying tight lipped in favor of fixing Windows 8.

Report Finds 97 Percent of Networks Have Been Breached

The report by security firm FireEye found that network security can't keep up with the sophistication of today's attacks.

How To Fix Windows Server Network Performance Problems

If your server network performance is lagging, chances are Windows' security features are to blame. Here's how to alleviate the problem.

Microsoft's May Patch Includes 'Critical' Fixes for IE and SharePoint Server

This month's security update also arrived with six "important" fixes and three new security advisories.

NSA Allegedly Placed Backdoors in Domestic Routers Sent Overseas

A new book said that the compromised devices sent overseas did not have any specific targets in mind.

Microsoft's TechEd Keynote Message: Mobile First, Cloud First

Microsoft's Brad Anderson kicked off this year's TechEd with a breakdown of the company's latest unification push over multiple platforms. Interestingly, Windows RT doesn't look to be part of Microsoft's unified future.

How To Work with Hyper-V Checkpoints

Here's a quick breakdown on how to roll back to an earlier Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V checkpoint.

Advancing Windows in a Multiplatform World

Microsoft's newest CEO isn't afraid to shed the confines of the past to shape a new future for the company.

Oauth and OpenID Flaw Affecting Google, Hotmail, Facebook

Another major Web software flaw has been disclosed, one that could redirect your personal information into the wrong hands.

Microsoft Backtracks, Includes Windows XP in IE Zero-Day Patch

The fix comes on the heels of attackers actively exploiting the Internet Explorer Flash flaw against Windows XP users.

Universal Windows Revives 'Three Screens and a Cloud' Strategy

While Redmond has been talking up its "One Windows" philosophy for years now, the company is finally in a position to actually deliver.

Lesson from the Target Breach: IT Must Implement Two-Factor Authentication

Last year's Target incident should be a wake-up call for IT to fundamentally change how they handle passwords.

Microsoft Ordered To Hand Over Overseas Data to U.S. Law Enforcement

A magistrate judge ruled that search warrants for online overseas data do not function in the same manner as warrants for physical data stored out of the U.S.

New Critical IE Zero-Day Flaw Found

The latest flaw to strike every version of Microsoft's Web browser has been seen to be in active use by attackers.

How To Troubleshoot with the RDS Connection Quality Indicator

Here's how to take advantage of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 8.0's new Connection Info notification in the Remote Desktop Client.

Security Essentials Scores Low in Windows Protection Test

Microsoft's free antivirus offering showed to be lacking when stacked up against its competitors.

How To Fix Domain Trust Issues in Active Directory

Here's how to resolve a "password mismatch" error.

Attackers Could Use Heartbleed Chaos To Steal Enterprise Data

Plus: OpenVPN keys are also at risk of theft due to bug; first Heartbleed-connected arrest made.

Windows Phones Are Everywhere!

Here's a look at some of the extreme environments that Microsoft's mobile devices are being put to the test.

XP Support Death: One Week Later

So far, it's been quiet out there. But don't take the lack of news as an indication that the attackers have moved on.

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