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Shellshock flaw could pose risks to payments industry

No problems have been reported yet, but those in the industry should patch if possible

Microsoft blends the old and new with Windows 10

Microsoft unveiled a major update to its operating system, called Windows 10. The company did a lot to make Windows 10 feel familiar to people who are used to running older, Win32 style apps. We got a first look at some of the new features.

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Attention enthusiasts: Windows 10 Technical Preview landing Wednesday

It'll be delivered via a new "Windows Insider" program that will let testers discuss issues with Microsoft engineers.

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Cisco, Oracle find dozens of their products affected by Shellshock

Cisco has identified 71 products vulnerable to Shellshock and Oracle 51, but the number is likely to increase

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Tasked with promoting Office 365? Microsoft has a website for you

The new Office 365 Customer Success Center is for 'champions' responsible for driving adoption of the suite, the company says.

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With Windows 9, Microsoft will try to put Windows 8 era behind it

The company is expected to unveil a preview of the Windows 8 successor on Tuesday. Will it fix Windows 8?

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Windows 9 Technical Preview page briefly appears online, named 'Windows TH'

These days it seems the biggest leaks come from the vendors themselves. Microsoft is the latest company to tip its hand by offering the next version of Windows to IT pros on a publicly accessible web page.

Microsoft Indonesia president: Windows 9 will be free to Windows 8 owners

Microsoft looks to go out of its way to make Windows 8 a distant memory.

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What the WinHEC? Microsoft revives Windows engineering event

However, WinHEC won't be a large, annual show, but rather smaller events held more frequently in different parts of the world, Microsoft said.

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Shellshock vulnerability roils Linux server shops

The GNU Bash shell can provide an entry point for launching more severe attacks, researchers find

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Microsoft exec: 'Windows 9' to be announced next week

A tightly-guarded detail on the next version of Windows may have slipped out.

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Twitter patches vulnerability that could have impacted advertising accounts

The security flaw was reported through the company's new bug bounty program and researcher was rewarded with $2,800

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Microsoft invites reporters to see 'what's next for Windows' (hint: it's Windows 9)

Microsoft begins inviting reporters to see the next generation of Windows—almost certainly a preview of Windows 9.

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Cortana app reportedly heading for Windows 9

Microsoft's digital assistant, Cortana, is a mainstay of Windows Phone. For Windows 9, however, she'll be "just" an app.