Monthly Archives: January 2016

Mac Users Vulnerable To Malware As Gatekeeper Security Hole Not Yet Fixed Four Months After Discovery

Apple has still not provided a comprehensive solution to the Gatekeeper exploit that was first reported in September 2015. Fortunately, the security reseacher that found the bug has released a tool to patch up the problem.(Photo : Apple) The built-in … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s plan to get iOS apps on Windows is moving forward

Microsoft’s plan to get iOS apps onto Windows, codenamed “Project Islandwood,” is moving forward, according to a report from ZDNet.  Project Islandwood is part of the Bridge Projects, which were created by Microsoft to bring different kinds of apps — … Continue reading

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Survey says: Almost a third of U.S. consumers on Windows 10

Satisfaction with new OS higher still; 60% give 10 the thumbs up U.S. consumers have fallen for Windows 10, according to a just-published survey done for researcher IDC, with a larger fraction of those polled already running the OS than … Continue reading

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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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