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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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U.S. to ban use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies amid concerns of Russian espionage

The U.S. government on Wednesday plans to ban the use of a Russian brand of security software by federal agencies amid concerns the company has ties to state-sponsored cyberespionage activities, according to U.S. officials. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke … Continue reading

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How to Save Money With Microsoft Edge and Cortana

Cortana can team up with Microsoft’s Edge browser to offer money-saving coupons at popular online retailers and serve up details on different restaurants. The Cortana voice assistant in Windows 10 lets you ask questions, issue commands, and perform tasks with … Continue reading

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Microsoft to unveil new Surface gear on October 31st

It could include a new Surface Book, a Surface Pro LTE and more. AOL Microsoft might not be done introducing new Surface hardware this year just because the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro are on store shelves. The company has … Continue reading

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