Zerologon, as researchers have dubbed the vulnerability, allows malicious hackers to instantly gain unauthorized control of the Active Directory. An Active Directory stores data relating to users and computers that are authorized to use email, file sharing, and other sensitive services inside large organizations.
A new standalone utility named Bloatbox has been released that allows Windows 10 users to debloat the operating system by removing unwanted preinstalled apps.
Microsoft’s Outlook is crashing email app for Windows is crashing at launch for a large number of users around the world. Office 365 business users are reporting that Outlook launches and then crashes immediately, seemingly after a recent update. “We’re investigating whether a recently deployed update could be the source of this issue,” explains Microsoft in a Twitter status update. “As a workaround, users can utilize Outlook on the web or their mobile clients.”
Microsoft is urgently advising Windows Server customers to patch a vulnerability that allows attackers to take control of entire networks with no user interaction and, from there, rapidly spread from computer to computer.
By default, Cortana ‘app’ is added to the Startup programs which are automatically run when you turn on your PC. If you don’t use Cortana or you want to disable its background presence on Windows 10, you can switch off the feature by following these steps.
Every month, Microsoft releases new Windows 10 updates that are designed to fix security vulnerability, fix bugs and performance issues, and add new features. Unfortunately, due to coding bugs, the size of the Windows user base, and the varied hardware it is installed on, there are always bugs encountered after new updates are released.