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NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok ban delayed, WeChat ban blocked, and more

21 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok ban delayed, WeChat ban blocked, and more

Over the weekend, the US ban on TikTok, WeChat saw major developments.

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

27 Aug 2019

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

Immensely popular mobile game PUBG made its debut at the annual sports festival of IIT Roorkee, this year.

#SneakPeek: How will Microsoft's Windows 11 look like

30 May 2019

#SneakPeek: How will Microsoft's Windows 11 look like

If we look at recent iterations of Windows operating system, Windows 10 has to be the undisputed winner.

#GamingBytes: Giving 'Endgame' spoilers could get you banned from games

01 May 2019

#GamingBytes: Giving 'Endgame' spoilers could get you banned from games

One of the worst things you can do today is spoiling the suspense of a cultural phenomenon.

Microsoft will soon end support for Windows 7: Details here

15 Jan 2019

Microsoft will soon end support for Windows 7: Details here

In a major, albeit expected, move, Microsoft has decided to pull the plug on Windows 7 - its much-loved desktop operating system.

Multiple bugs left Microsoft accounts vulnerable to attacks: Details here

12 Dec 2018

Multiple bugs left Microsoft accounts vulnerable to attacks: Details here

A series of bugs left millions of Microsoft accounts - Office, Outlook, Onedrive, etc - vulnerable to attacks.

Soon, you'll see which apps use microphone on Windows 10

02 Dec 2018

Soon, you'll see which apps use microphone on Windows 10

Microsoft is bringing a new security-focused feature into Windows 10 - the ability to check which apps are using your machine's microphone.

Windows Zero-day vulnerability capable of deleting files uncovered

25 Oct 2018

Windows Zero-day vulnerability capable of deleting files uncovered

A new zero-day vulnerability that can be exploited to delete Windows system files has been uncovered by a security researcher.

Here's how you can get Windows 10 October 2018 Update

03 Oct 2018

Here's how you can get Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Yesterday, Microsoft released the latest iteration of Windows 10, officially dubbed October 2018 Update, with a host of new features, improvements.

#TechBytes: How to officially install Windows on Mac

09 Aug 2018

#TechBytes: How to officially install Windows on Mac

It's not common knowledge that Microsoft Windows can be installed on MacBooks, but Apple officially supports running both macOS and Windows on its devices.

5 top-rated Virtual Reality games released in 2018 so far

02 Aug 2018

5 top-rated Virtual Reality games released in 2018 so far

Virtual Reality is a digitally-created, artificial environment that provides the experience of a surrounding 3D world with which people can interact through a headset.

Top 6 highly addictive casual games for every platform

29 Jul 2018

Top 6 highly addictive casual games for every platform

Simple video games created for people to just have fun and de-stress are called casual games. They don't demand a lot of time and can be played anytime.

These are the best videogames released in 2018 so far

26 Jul 2018

These are the best videogames released in 2018 so far

The video gaming industry has evolved immensely over the years to become one of the most profitable entertainment businesses.

Everything you should know about the big Windows 10 update

30 Apr 2018

Everything you should know about the big Windows 10 update

Microsoft has released the latest version of Windows 10 for PCs and tablets called Windows 10 April 2018 update.

Microsoft wants you to use Edge-browser, nevermind what you want

17 Mar 2018

Microsoft wants you to use Edge-browser, nevermind what you want

Microsoft has released two new test-build versions of its Windows 10 operating system which feature a major change regarding the company's Edge browser.

Microsoft confirms the date for next major Windows 10 upgrade

03 Sep 2017

Microsoft confirms the date for next major Windows 10 upgrade

It's official! Microsoft's next major update for Windows 10 is set to be released on 17th October this year.

S.Korean firm pays $1m ransom to hackers, founder turns bankrupt

21 Jun 2017

S.Korean firm pays $1m ransom to hackers, founder turns bankrupt

Paying ransom to cyber terrorists to get back stolen data- many have done it but none has ever openly admitted it.

WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key

20 May 2017

WannaCry- Researchers develop last-chance protection key

A team of researchers said they had found a last-chance way to protect systems from WannaCry, which first hit computers in 99 countries a week ago.

WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools

18 May 2017

WannaCry- Shadow Brokers promise to release more hacking tools

Shadow Brokers, the group which released parts of US national security agency (NSA)'s cyber weapons stockpile, forming the basis of the WannaCry ransomware, promised to keep releasing hacking tools every month to those willing to pay for the same.

Ransomware attacks in India attempted over 48,000 times

17 May 2017

Ransomware attacks in India attempted over 48,000 times

Quick Heal Technologies, a cyber security firm, detected over 48,000 ransomware attack attempts in India; West Bengal witnessed the most incidents.

WannaCry- Some ATMs shut, but no major impact in India

16 May 2017

WannaCry- Some ATMs shut, but no major impact in India

Sources said operations were suspended in some ATMs running on old versions of Windows, to keep them safe from the WannaCry ransomware attack.

WannaCry Effect- Open ATMs only after updating software says RBI

15 May 2017

WannaCry Effect- Open ATMs only after updating software says RBI

The RBI has issued a directive to all banks to open their ATMs only after they have updated their software to protect against the recent WannaCry malware attack.

Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India

13 May 2017

Massive ransomware attack hits computers in 99 countries, including India

A massive cyber-attack has struck organizations around the world which is believed to have used tools made by the US National Security Agency.

Microsoft finally solves its bug problem, nine months after discovery

28 Apr 2017

Microsoft finally solves its bug problem, nine months after discovery

When a Windows bug without a fix is on the prowl, mayhem is inevitable.