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Microsoft Launches Free Tool to Rid Internet of Child Porn

The biggest social media sites have been using Microsoft technology to combat child pornography. Now, Microsoft is giving that tool away– for free. Microsoft on Wednesday launched a cloud version of PhotoDNA, software that prevents child porn from being uploaded to websites. It’s currently used by more than 70 companies, including Facebook and Twitter. With … Continue reading

Internet Explorer: Microsoft Says Hackers Could Gain Access and User Rights To Your Computer

Microsoft has warned consumers that a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer browser could let hackers gain access and user rights to their computer. The flaw affects Internet Explorer (IE) versions 6 to 11 and Microsoft said it was aware of “limited, targeted attacks” to exploit it. According to NetMarket Share, the IE versions account for … Continue reading

Microsoft’s Outlook Hits A Million Users

Microsoft’s rebranding of the widely used but culturally fading Hotmail service is off to a big start. More than 1 million people signed up for e-mail accounts with Outlook, the new service to which all Hotmail users will eventually be transferred, in its first few hours of existence Tuesday. But one important person apparently didn’t, … Continue reading

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