Tag - Microsoft

R.I.P Windows 7 Today

  IT'S OFFICIAL! Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 on January 14, 2020 today. That means no new features, no support for new hardware, and most importantly no new security updates. If you are still running a Windows 7 computer, you have to change computers or upgrade to Windows 10 – full stop, end of the story. It is unlikely that there [...]

Fake Windows Update Installs Ransomware on PCs

One such campaign claims to be from Microsoft, advising people to update Windows, but doing so will install ransomware on a computer. Researchers from Trustwave’s SpiderLabs discovered the spam emails, which come with an 'Install Latest Microsoft Windows Update now!' or 'Critical Microsoft Windows Update!’ subject line. Microsoft, of course, doesn’t send out Windows updates through email. The messages contain just one sentence, [...]