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Malware Infections On Windows 7 Rising
2012-10-10 08:05:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft released a new Security Intelligence Report (SIR) this week, revealing some very disturbing facts about their latest operating system and malware. According to their own numbers, the rate of malware infections on Windows 7 machines increased by 182% this year alone. Once touted as the most secure Windows OS, Microsoft is now saying as more people migrate to their yet-to-be-released Windows 8, Windows 7 machines are...

Windows 8 Not Favored By Users
2012-09-28 20:41:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Grab your popcorn, train wreck fans. It looks like Microsoft´s Windows 8 launch could be a spectacle that is not to be missed. Many reviews for Microsoft´s newest desktop/tablet OS mash up haven´t been great, such as this one from Tim Edwards and even this one from redOrbit´s Google Guy, Derek Walter. What´s more, even Microsoft´s partners are expressing their concerns about the latest OS, as...

Internet Explorer Zero-day Vulnerability
2012-09-18 11:14:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft was, no doubt, riding high after discovering and attacking a botnet which was composed of computers that were infected in the supply chain, even before users could click on a spammy link. Yet, for every piece of malware discovered and every botnet dismantled, it can seem like 5 more pop up in their place. On Monday, another zero-day bug was reported in Internet Explorer with a pretty shocking statistic: 4 out of...

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2012-09-03 19:39:23

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft Windows is generally recognized as the leader in operating systems, however just ahead of the release of Windows 8, the current OS Windows 7 just surpassed Windows XP as the most popular operating system, according to data released by Net Applications. Windows 7 has a very slight lead over XP. At the close of August, Windows 7 comprised 42.76% of the market. In the same data grouping, Windows XP comprises 42.52% of the market....

Is Windows 8 The Next Vista?
2012-08-23 08:46:19

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Windows 8 is one of the most radical overhauls that Microsoft has done to its desktop operating system. It is a bold change to be sure. Gone is the familiar Start menu, and instead Windows launches with a series of “Live Tiles,” square and rectangular hubs that update in real-time and serve as gateways to applications. Yet while Microsoft has won praise for this kind of implementation on its Windows Phone, potential...


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