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Accidents Happen And Now Microsoft Is Paying The Price
2012-11-21 15:12:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft is either feeling the holiday cheer or has made a gross oversight in one of their promotions. According to VentureBeat, Microsoft left the keys to a free version of Windows 8 Pro just lying around the Internet and now pirates have begun to take their plunder. The Redmond company announced in October they´d be giving away free copies of Windows 8 Media Center to any customer who purchases Windows 8 by January...

Microsoft Office 365 Announced For College Students
2012-10-22 08:44:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Windows 8 isn´t the only big thing Microsoft is launching this week. In addition to the new OS, Microsoft will also be announcing and launching some new tablets and other products and services, such as the different versions of their productivity suite Microsoft Office. On Friday, Microsoft announced a plan which gives free upgrades to the latest Office for those who buy the existing version. The Redmond company has also...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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