A collection of notable security news items for the week ending March 26, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
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Microsoft's Windows 10 software development kit for writing universal apps is now available for download.
Microsoft wants Windows 10 to run on every PC worldwide, which is why they're offering it as a free upgrade to everyone running Windows 7 or 8.1. But the company's obsession with "genuine" Windows threatens to scuttle that grand plan.
At the WinHEC conference in China today, Microsoft showed off a new biometric authentication feature called Windows Hello. The ambitious technology, which uses fingerprint and iris recognition to replace passwords, will debut in Windows 10 devices later this year.
The company's recent results suggest a slowdown in firms leaving the ancient OS behind and upgrading to new systems. Why won't they update?
Users were warned not to restart their PCs, in case they wouldn't boot up again.
LaCie, the premium brand of Seagate Technology, announced the addition of USB-C technology to its Porsche Design Mobile Drive, making it the perfect match for Apple's new MacBook.
After admitting to a security breach, the luxury hotel chain has managed to remove malware discovered on systems related to customer financial data.
Let's go behind the specs and find out everything you need to know about getting Windows 10 running on a PC, but were too afraid (or confused) to ask.
AdaptiveMobile has uncovered a new mobile malware campaign which uses phone contacts to spread.
If you've ever bought a Windows PC or Android smartphone or tablet from one of the big name vendors then chances are that you are familiar - perhaps even intimately familiar if you've ever tried removing it - with crapware.
Around 16 million mobile devices worldwide were hit by malware as of the end of 2014, while attacks on communications networks rose during the year, according to new research by Alcatel-Lucent.
The region, first known as a computer virus factory, has since became one of the most advanced security hubs in the world, housing companies like Kaspersky, Bitdefender, and ESET. This is how it happened.
Security firm Kaspersky claims Regin is strikingly similar to QWERTY malware documented in Snowden files.
A backdoor has been discovered in popular consumer drones which can hijack your favorite new flying toy.
A French project to bring mobile libraries and connectivity to people in the aftermath of crises has been given a vote of confidence in a recent 'tech for good' list.
According to Lookout, mobile malware is on the rise internationally -- while adware is slowly being taken under control.
Microsoft is making Windows 8.1 available to its PC partners for anywhere from 'zero dollars' to $15 per copy, according to recently disclosed OEM licensing information.
Malware raises the cost of doing business by $1.3m a year, largely due to the burden of responding to false alarms, according to a survey.
Best Buy is going to be whacked by "external pressures" such as deflationary pricing and weak demand for electronics. The fix is more investment on technology and omnichannel e-commerce tools.