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21.02.2017

Windows Defender Application Guard Spotted in Latest Windows 10 Builds

Microsoft first announced Windows Defender Application Guard for Microsoft Edge in late 2016, promising to release it to insiders in the coming months before making it broadly available to everyone with the Creators Update, and it turns out that this feature has been silently implemented in the...
23.01.2017

Android Malware Secretly Downloads and Purchases Apps from Google Play Store

Android devices are targeted by a new type of malware that secretly downloads and purchases applications from the Google Play Store, while also being capable of stealing information, such as the configured Google account. Codenamed Skyfin, the new infection reaches Android devices with the help of...
19.01.2017

Here's when Super Mario Run will be released on Android

Last year, when Nintendo announced the release of Super Mario Run for iOS, it said that the game would also be available on Android at some point. Now, we finally know when Android users will be able to see good ol' Mario run on their screens. According to Nintendo America, Super Mario Run for...
19.01.2017

The most common passwords of 2016 have been revealed, and they're terrible

No matter how many times people are warned about the dangers of using terrible passwords, the practice is still incredibly common. That’s the conclusion of Keeper Security, a password management software firm, which has analyzed over 10 million login details leaked online through data breaches...
18.01.2017

Hubs, switches, and routers

Hubs, switches, and routers are devices allowing connectivity between our systems. Each of these has two connectors, named ports, which are used to physically connect cables for a successful connectivity. A hub is the most simple and less expensive device. There is basically no configuration, in...
16.01.2017

Debian GNU/Linux 8.7 Officially Released, Includes over 85 Security Updates

If you're using Debian Stable (a.k.a. Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie"), it's time to update it now. Why? Because Debian Project launched a new release, Debian GNU/Linux 8.7, which includes over 170 bug fixes and security updates. Debian GNU/Linux 8.7 is the latest and most advanced build of the Debian...
12.01.2017

Hands-on with Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build 15002

Earlier this week, Microsoft released Windows 10 for PCs Insider Preview build 15002 to the Fast ring. The new build contains a massive amount of new features; for example, users can now pause updates for up to 35 days. There are tons of new settings, such as an option to reduce blue light, which...
09.01.2017

Microsoft to Add Bitcoin Support to Excel on Desktop and Mobile

Microsoft has recently announced that it would be adding Bitcoin support to Excel, as part of a larger update that would be released later this year. Martin Butler, Account Executive, Globals at Microsoft, revealed in a post on LinkedIn that Microsoft was working to make Bitcoin support available...
05.01.2017

Windows 7 Now Growing Faster than Windows 10

Microsoft has been pushing hard for everyone to switch to Windows 10, but statistics provided by various third parties show that the world is not ready to give up on older operating systems just yet, and this is one of the reasons Windows 7 remains the world’s top choice on the desktop....
29.12.2016

The Windows 10 Green Screen of Death Is Now a Real Thing

Everyone knows the infamous Blue Screen of Death, often referred to as BSOD, but more recently, some people have seen what it appears to be a new version of this super-frustrating error message. The Green Screen of Death, now called GSOD, made its debut with the recently-leaked Windows 10 build...