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Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Top Linux antivirus software

October 16, 2019

Via: CSO Online

The last several years have seen a startling increase in malware that targets Linux. Some estimates suggest that Linux malware account for more than a third of the known attacks. In 2019, for example, new Linux-specific attacks included the Silex […]


Development Software, Software Category

How Will IT-as-a-Service Impact Your AppDev Process?

October 16, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

Most companies want to speed application development. The faster an app is deployed, the quicker they can reap benefits like revenue, productivity, and new data insights. Yet the process is already complex, especially in terms of IT infrastructure and staffing […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft to start nagging Windows 7 Pro users about January 2020 end of support deadline

October 15, 2019

Via: ZDnet

In April this year, Microsoft began proactively notifying Windows 7 Home users about the approaching end of support deadline for Windows 7. Starting this week and rolling out over time, Microsoft will add certain Windows 7 Pro device users to […]


Operating systems, Others

Linux security hole: Much sudo about nothing

October 15, 2019

Via: ZDnet

There’s a lot of hubbub out there now about a security hole in the Unix/Linux family’s sudo command. Sudo is the command, which enables normal users to run commands as if they were the root user, aka the system administrator. […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows security might be about to get a huge upgrade

October 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has announced that a new Microsoft Defender antivirus feature called Tamper Protection is now generally available. The new feature works by preventing malware and other third-party apps from disabling Microsoft Defender (formerly Windows Defender) features without a user’s knowledge. […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft confirms Office 2010 is on borrowed time

October 15, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS ACTIVATED the flashing red light in the hand of yet another product that has reached maturity. Office 2010 will be declared ‘end-of-life’ a year hence, on the 13th October 2020, a decade and three months after it first […]


Software Security

Microsoft Defender ‘Tamper Protection’ reaches general availability

October 14, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Today, Microsoft announced the general availability of a new Microsoft Defender antivirus feature named Tamper Protection. This new feature works by blocking malware from disabling Microsoft Defender (formerly Windows Defender) features behind the user’s back. According to Microsoft, with Tamper […]


Software Security

6 top OSINT tools: Find sensitive public info before hackers do

October 14, 2019

Via: CSO Online

During the 1980s, the military and intelligence services began to shift some of their information-gathering activities away from covert activities like trying to read an adversary’s mail or tapping their phones to discover hidden secrets. Instead, effort was put into […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 patch to fix a bug that was supposed to fix a bug causes more bugs

October 14, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

GATHER ROUND! It’s time for your near-daily explanation of what’s borked with Windows 10 this time. Yes, another day, another patch that breaks things, something that we really ought to be used to by now – we just shouldn’t have […]


Development Software, Software Category

How to survey your developers about their tools

October 14, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

In any engineering organization, it’s important to balance investments in product development with those in tooling and other productivity enablers. It can be easy to slip into a mindset of focusing solely on new products and features, but the reality […]