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Microsoft is continuing to follow through with the 2,850 additional job cuts company officials announced back in July that they'd be making during fiscal 2017.
The latest round of cuts, which happened this past week, affected both Redmond and London (as well as some other geographies).
Microsoft has patched a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that at least two threat actor groups have used for some time to serve malicious advertisements to between 1 million and 5 million users daily.
The dark satanic rumour mill suggests that Microsoft will be withdrawing the Lumia brand by the end of the year.
Vole has a cunning plan to replace it with a brand new Surface Phone and kick start its ailing smartphone business.
Lately Microsoft’s Lumia lineup has shrunk to just four models, and there’s nothing to indicate it’s working on a successor. Vole has removed the link to buy them from its US website. On the retail side, stores have started removing units from display, and are trying to shift remaining stock by offering steep discounts.
Roughly 108 days ago, Microsoft released its Advance Threat Protection service into preview for its eager enterprise customers looking to an early look at latest productivity, security, and device management capabilities coming to Windows 10.
Now, three months later, Microsoft’s threat analytics team has felt confident enough in the feedback they’ve received to release its Advance Threat Analytics (ATA) v 1.7 for public consumption.
Security remains one of Microsoft’s most important goals in Windows 10. The company has been working on improving security in Windows for quite some time now, and their efforts have resulted in a Windows 10 that is perceived by many (including the company’s corporate clients) as more secure. Today, Microsoft announced another effort at improving Windows 10 security, specifically the removal of support for the RC4 cipher from Internet 11 and Edge.