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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches

August 16, 2019

Via: BGR

Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of substantial issues have cropped up for Windows users, most of […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple just released iOS 13 beta 7

August 15, 2019

Via: BGR

The rapid-fire pace of developer beta releases continues this week, as Apple rolled out iOS 13 beta 7 and iPadOS 13 beta 7 on Thursday. It’s been just over a week since beta 6 arrived, which means we don’t expect […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Vulnerability in Microsoft CTF protocol goes back to Windows XP

August 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

CTF, a little-known Microsoft protocol used by all Windows operating system versions since Windows XP, is insecure and can be exploited with ease. According to Tavis Ormandy, a security researcher with Google’s Project Zero elite security team and the one […]


Operating systems, Others, Software Security

Android phones come with pre-installed malware

August 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that many devices ship with malicious apps […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home: All the differences explained

August 12, 2019

Via: TechRadar

When you count all the different ways Windows 10 will be available, there are actually ten editions: Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations, Enterprise, Enterprise LTSC, Education, Pro Education, Windows 10 in S mode, IOT and Team, leaving you […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Privilege escalation flaws uncovered in more than 40 Windows drivers

August 12, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

That’s according to specialists at cybersecurity firm Eclypsium, which claim that the faulty drivers are responsible for powering devices by some of the world’s biggest electronics companies and BIOS makers – including Intel, Toshiba, Huawei and Asus. All versions of […]


Operating systems, Others

Huawei’s Android hopes dashed yet again by Trump

August 9, 2019

Via: BGR

During remarks at Huawei’s Developer Conference that kicked off on Friday, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer division Richard Yu promised that the company can “immediately” switch to HarmonyOS, the new smartphone operating system it unveiled Friday, from Android whenever it […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 19H2 test builds

August 8, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is releasing two slightly different new Windows 10 19H2 test builds to the Slow Ring today, August 8. One of the builds has a handful of incremental feature tweaks turned on by default; the other has them turned off […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Know your Edge Chromium security options

August 7, 2019

Via: CSO Online

For those of you still using Windows 7, there’s a new browser on the block that you’ll need to start planning to deploy — and it’s not Edge. Well, it is an Edge browser, but not the Edge browser you […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple will provide jailbroken iPhones to researchers investigating iOS security

August 6, 2019

Via: BGR

A report a few months ago revealed there’s a booming black market for developer iPhones that can be used to hunt down undiscovered iOS vulnerabilities. While they cost thousands of dollars each, the investment might be worth it to hackers […]