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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft spits out patches and plans to gobble up 7GB of storage for future Windows 10 updates

January 9, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

IT’S MICROSOFT’S MONTHLY PATCHING TIME, with Redmond pasting over some 51 security holes across Windows 10, 7, and 8.1, along with other nasties in its suite of software. One major security bork in the Windows Jet Database Engine, which can […]


Software Security

unCAPTCHA AI Cracks Google reCAPTCHAs with 90% Accuracy

January 7, 2019

Via: Threat Post

unCAPTCHA, an artificial intelligence-based automated system designed at the University of Maryland, has been updated to break Google’s latest audio-based reCAPTCHA challenges with an accuracy rate of 90 percent. Google has been working on refining and strengthening reCAPTCHA for years, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Thunderbird is go for 2019 with improved security and Gmail support

January 4, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

THE MOZILLA FOUNDATION is planning a serious upgrade to its open source desktop email client, Thunderbird. Thunderbird has been around for a long time now and is starting to feel extremely clunky and dated, plus it doesn’t have support for […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Adobe squashes critical bugs in Acrobat, Reader

January 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Adobe has released a security update which resolves two critical vulnerabilities uncovered in Adobe Acrobat and Reader software. The software giant said the bugs are deemed critical, as they can lead to privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution in the […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google Chrome’s Dark Theme is coming to Windows 10

January 3, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

GOOGLE CHROME is bringing its long-requested Dark Theme to Windows 10, after debuting it on macOS late last year. Given that Windows 10 has been capable of supporting Dark Modes for quite a while now, the lack of progress on […]


Software Security

Was North Korea behind disruptive cyberattack on multiple US newspapers?

December 31, 2018

Via: TechSpot

The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other titles belonging to Tribune Publishing suffered distribution delays on Saturday after the company detected the malware a day earlier. Papers that share the same production platform in LA, including the […]


Development Software

Manufacturers intend to make 2019 the year 8K begins

December 31, 2018

Via: TechSpot

According to a marketing agency with sources within LCD manufacturing companies, nine players will be pushing the 8K panel market next year, across seven different sizes. Samsung will have the largest range, with 65”, 75”, 82” and 98” panels. Next […]


Operating systems, Windows

Reinstall Windows 10 Without Deleting Your Software, Files or Settings

December 26, 2018

Via: TechSpot

We recently experienced an installation of Windows 10 with system files that were corrupt to the point that certain sections of the Settings app would automatically close when being opened, among other bugs around the platform. After attempting typical repair […]


Software Category

The fight for enterprise IT sovereignty in 2019: who will win?

December 21, 2018

Via: TechRadar

In a way, 2018 has been like the TV series of Ninja Warrior for emerging technologies with AI, automation, data and blockchain the key competitors trying to surmount the many obstacles and challenges in their way. And, like the programme, […]


Development Software

Why some businesses are holding off their cloud migrations

December 21, 2018

Via: TechRadar

While moving to the cloud is a large part of many businesses’ digital transformation efforts, some companies have yet to do so. Security concerns such as data breaches and data loss are the main reasons these businesses have held off […]