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Windows 10 S forces you to use Edge and Bing

Windows 10 S, Microsoft's new locked-down operating system that comes bundled with the Surface Laptop, won't allow you to change the default Web browser away from Microsoft's own Edge. Furthermore, Edge's default search provider can't be altered: Bing is all you get. Curiously you can download other browsers from the Windows Store, such as Opera Mini, [...]

By | 2017-05-28T00:38:38+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Google phishing attack was foretold by researchers—and it may have used their code

The "Google Docs" phishing attack that wormed its way through thousands of e-mail inboxes earlier this week exploited a threat that had been flagged earlier by at least three security researchers—one raised issues about the threat as early as October of 2011. In fact, the person or persons behind the attack may have copied the technique from a [...]

By | 2017-05-28T00:40:29+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The hijacking flaw that lurked in Intel chips is worse than anyone thought

  A remote hijacking flaw that lurked in Intel chips for seven years was more severe than many people imagined, because it allowed hackers to remotely gain administrative control over huge fleets of computers without entering a password. This is according to technical analyses published Friday. As Ars reported Monday, the authentication bypass vulnerability resides [...]

By | 2017-05-25T17:48:53+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Android devices can be fatally hacked by malicious Wi-Fi networks

  A broad array of Android phones are vulnerable to attacks that use booby-trapped Wi-Fi signals to achieve full device takeover, a researcher has demonstrated. The vulnerability resides in a widely used Wi-Fi chipset manufactured by Broadcom and used in both iOS and Android devices. Apple patched the vulnerability with Monday's release of iOS 10.3.1. [...]

By | 2017-05-07T03:35:21+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Cell Phones, Computer, Iphone, New Technologies, Uncategorized|