Monthly Archives: September 2017

Apple computers are at risk from flawed updates, researchers find

Your Mac should be getting these patches automatically. But it may not be, and that could spell trouble. Maybe it isn’t sexy, but it stops hackers from using well-known bugs to break into your computer. In fact, it’s the most … Continue reading

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Apple Investigating Reports of iPhone 8 Plus ‘Splitting Open’

Two incidents of the iPhone 8 Plus casing splitting have been reported so far, but it is unclear why this is happening. If you’ve decided to hold out for an iPhone X rather than picking up an iPhone 8 Plus, … Continue reading

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Security firm finds some Macs vulnerable to ‘firmware’ attacks

FILE PHOTO: Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks under a graphic of the new MacBook Pro during an Apple media event in Cupertino, California, U.S. October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach (Reuters) – Since 2015, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has tried to protect … Continue reading

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CCleaner: 2m users install anti-malware program … that contains malware

Tool now owned by security firm Avast was hacked via a supply chain attack, an increasingly common method of infection ‘At this stage, we don’t want to speculate how the unauthorised code appeared in the CCleaner software, where the attack … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t freak out about the Equifax data breach

The Equifax data breach was serious. Lauren Lyons Cole Equifax, one of the three credit reporting agencies in the US, announced that it was compromised between mid-May and July, potentially exposing Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and other personal … Continue reading

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with boot, narrator, shell, Edge, gaming, and input improvements

Above: Windows 10 Image Credit: Microsoft After releasing a Fall Creators Update build yesterday, Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with boot, narrator, shell, Edge, gaming, and input improvements. While yesterday’s build was part of finalizing … Continue reading

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Android malware in Google Play racked up 4.2M downloads: Are you a victim?

Malware authors cash in on Android users through SMS fraud and unwanted online subscriptions. Even though Google swiftly removed the rogue apps from Play Store, they may still be active on devices. (Image: ZDNet) Despite using machine learning to spot … Continue reading

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