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Flaw in WordPress caching plug-in could affect over 1 million sites

Attackers could exploit the vulnerability to inject malicious code into WP Super Cache admin pages, a researcher found

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'Microsoft Payments' lays groundwork for Windows 10 to take on Apple Pay

Microsoft isn’t launching its own mobile payments service right now, but a money transmitter license makes it possible.

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Major Windows 10 'Redstone' updates tipped for 2016

We may not have the final version of Windows 10 in our hands yet, but already Microsoft is looking ahead to 2016 with the Minecraft-inspired Redstone updates.

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Leaked Windows 10 build brings Google Calendar support back to Windows

Microsoft removed Google Calendar support from Windows 8.1's Calendar app over a standards battle with Google, but it's back in the leaked Windows 10 preview build 10051.

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Open-source Windows? The unthinkable is already happening, says Microsoft

A Microsoft executive confirmed that this once-unthinkable prospect is already in progress, as Microsoft allows its customers and partners to dictate what it includes in its products.

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Would Microsoft ever open-source Windows?

The possibility is no longer far-fetched, one Microsoft engineer has suggested

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New malware program used in attacks against energy sector companies

The Trojan program is used for reconnaissance and distribution of additional malware, researchers from Symantec say

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Windows 10 Preview coming to more phones: Is yours on the list?

Microsoft expects the next preview build of Windows 10 to support 36 Nokia Lumia smartphones.

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An SDN vulnerability forced OpenDaylight to focus on security

The SDN project now has a security response team to quickly handle new vulnerability reports

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Microsoft's Metro apps rechristened with a new, sixth name: Windows apps

After years of shuffling through various names for its modern app platform, Microsoft is keeping it simple with 'Windows Apps.'

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Cisco patches autonomic networking flaws in IOS routers and switches

The flaws could allow attackers to gain limited access over affected devices or to disrupt their normal operation

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How to test your PC's DirectX 12 performance today

The final release of DirectX 12 and Windows 10 is months away but if you're itching to test your system's DX12 theoretical performance today, here's how you can do it.

Microsoft prepares Windows 10 for panoply of sensors

A unified sensor interface will allow Windows 10 devices to support a slew of new environmental, biometric, proximity and motion sensors.