Meltdown And Spectre

The Meltdown and Spectre flaws—two related vulnerabilities that enable a wide range of information disclosure from every mainstream processor, with particularly severe flaws for Intel and some ARM chips—were originally revealed privately to chip companies, operating system developers, and cloud computing providers. That private disclosure was scheduled to become public some time next week, enabling […]

read more

Preview Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

It’s an especially good time to be a Windows Insider.   While the rest of the world is getting familiar with our recently released Windows 10 Creators Update, Insiders can already preview new features that we’re building for our next major Windows release, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.   For example, the latest Insider […]

read more
Apple Developers Conference

New Announcements From Apple

Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced the firm has six big things to announce at its annual developers conference. Cook promised updates to each of Apple’s operating systems — for the Apple TV, the Apple Watch, mobile devices and computers — plus some additional announcements that he promises will be “major.” Here are some of the […]

read more
core i9 family

Intel Announces Core i9 Processors

Intel announced a new series of desktop processors, under the Core X name. That’s an enthusiast platform for desktop PC owners who want to push for more performance through overclocking, play games at 4K and beyond and process video files at high speed. The flagship will be the new Core i9 processors, which are the […]

read more
ransomware header image

Ransomware prevention best practices

In an attempt to educate our users against the dangers of ransomware we have come up with a Ransonmare Prevention Best Practices guide. We have written about ransomware in the past outlining the way ransomware is quickly spreading around the world. See Ransomware By Numbers. Without a good plan in place handling the aftermath of […]

read more
Ransomware header

Ransomware by Numbers

2016 saw ransomware run rampant across the globe, with more sophisticated attacks than ever before. Changes to ransomware variants now include total disk encryption as well as network aware scanning able to target shares on remote computers. A report by Kasperksy labs for 2016 has seen the main focus on ransomware variants throughout the year […]

read more