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Software Security

How to secure Microsoft-based election, campaign systems

October 16, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Attackers aren’t waiting until next year to attack the technology used in the election process. For example, attackers from Iran reportedly attempted to break into user accounts associated with the Republican party. While Microsoft didn’t say which campaign was attacked, […]


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, 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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


Application Software, Software Category

Here’s how you make your Google Docs secure

October 9, 2019

Via: The Next Web

Google Docs is one of the few online applications that I’m deeply dependent on for my everyday work. Like millions of other people, I use it to write, edit, collaborate, and to archive my documents. There’s no arguing on the […]


Mobile Apps

One of Google’s most popular apps might finally be getting dark mode

October 9, 2019

Via: BGR

Dark mode has been slowly spreading across the entire mobile app ecosystem over the last few years, but Apple’s decision to add a dedicated system-wide dark mode to iOS 13 might have escalated the adoption of the feature even further. […]


Mobile Apps

Google October Android Security Update Fixes Critical RCE Flaws

October 8, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Google has released fixes for three critical-severity vulnerabilities in the Media framework of its Android operating system, which if exploited could allow a remote attacker to execute code. The remote code execution (RCE) flaws are part of Google’s October 2019 […]


Application Software, Software Category

The best VPN services of 2019

October 7, 2019

Via: PC Advisor

There are hundreds of VPN services, but which one should you choose? If this is going to be the first time you’ve used a VPN, it can seem very complicated to compare services and work out which is best for […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple just released macOS Catalina to the public

October 7, 2019

Via: BGR

Back in the day, a new macOS release (or OS X if you want to be particular) was a huge event for Mac users. But as the world shifted from desktop to mobile computing en masse, Apple arguably started to […]