Monthly Archives: January 2016

Microsoft Patch Tuesday kills off Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10

Support for Windows 8 is over, as is most support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10. If you haven’t done so already now is the time to upgrade. You’ve heard of Christmas in July. Well how about spring cleaning … Continue reading

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Trend Micro flaw could have allowed attacker to steal all passwords

A discovery by a well-known Google security researcher provides further proof how antivirus programs designed to shield computers from attacks can sometimes provide a doorway for hackers. Tavis Ormandy, an information security engineer with Google, wrote he found bugs in … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Windows 10 active on 200M devices

LAS VEGAS — Windows 10 looks to be the hit Microsoft was hoping for. Microsoft’s latest operating system, which officially launched less than six months ago, is now active on more than 200 million devices globally, or one-fifth the way … Continue reading

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Apple tops 2015’s list of software vulnerabilities

Every year, Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures or CVE, collects information about software vulnerabilities across major forms of various software, and for the year of 2015 Apple topped that list with its Mac OS X accounting for 384 security flaws and … Continue reading

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