Don't-Miss Windows Stories

3 windows 8 store app tile bloatware

Rumor: Microsoft's 'Windows 9' campaign begins this fall

If the so-called "Threshold" release is branded as Windows 9, it would mean the end of a controversial era for Microsoft.

PCWorld News

Ruby on Rails gets patches for SQL injection vulnerabilities

The two vulnerabilities affect Rails applications that use PostgreSQL as a database system

PCWorld News

Hardcoded SSH key gives backdoor access to Cisco communications manager

Cisco released new software versions to fix the issue and patch another serious vulnerability

Microsoft tests auto-updates to Windows RT 8.1

Some Windows RT 8.0 users will migrate to the latest version without going through the Windows Store.

PCWorld News

Critical vulnerability in popular WordPress newsletter plug-in endangers many blogs

Attackers could exploit a flaw in the MailPoet Newsletters plug-in to take full control of vulnerable blogs, researchers from Sucuri said

windows 8.1 on a laptop

Report: Microsoft shoveling more dirt onto Windows 8.1 with 'Threshold'

Reports say that Microsoft is pushing the tiled interface on Windows 8.1 further into the background with the next major iteration of Windows.

PCWorld News

India a hotbed for next-generation smartphones on the cheap

Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have all partnered with local vendors

PCWorld News

VMware catches up with some Apache Struts patches

The company updates the version of Struts included in its vCenter Operations Management Suite product.

PCWorld News

Hacked Synology NAS systems used in high-profit cryptocurrency mining operation

A hacker earned over $600,000 by infecting network-attached storage devices with Dogecoin mining malware, Dell SecureWorks researchers said

Apple logo

Hey, Apple! Don’t forget about the Windows users

Apple unveiled a number of features that will integrate iOS 8 with Mac OS X Yosemite but what about iPhone and iPad owners who use Windows?

dboot3

Despite resistance, dual-boot Windows and Android tablets live on at Computex

Small Chinese tablet makers are experimenting with dual-boot tablets with Windows and Linux

HP Pro X2 2-in-1 laptop and tablet

Microsoft shows off new devices, promotes Windows at Computex

Microsoft is battling with Google to get into consumer electronics gadgets

Asus unveils Transformer Book V at Computex

The Transformer Book V is a smartphone, tablet, and laptop that can run both Windows and Android.

start menu windows 81

Windows Start Menu may not return until next year

Microsoft could hold back the pop-up Start menu for the next major version of Windows.