Monthly Archives: May 2018

How to install, reinstall, upgrade and activate Windows 10

Here's everything you need to know before you repair, reinstall, or upgrade Windows 10, including details about activation and product keys.        By Ed Bott May 31, 2018 How to upgrade an old PC to Windows 10 - free     [This article has been updated to reflect Windows 10 version 1803.] This article covers the…
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Google patches reCAPTCHA bypass vulnerability

The security flaw allowed attackers to circumvent the reCAPTCHA bot protection system.        By Charlie OsborneMay 30, 2018  File Photo       Google has resolved a security vulnerability in reCAPTCHA which allowed threat actors to bypass the system. ReCAPTCHA is a free offering from Google to protect webmasters against robots and bots designed to…
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​Security alert: FBI warns of password-stealing North Korean malware

North Korean malware can steal data and spread across networks.        By Steve Ranger | May 30, 2018        US authorities have provided more details of two pieces of malware which, they said, are used by North Korean hackers to infiltrate computer systems and steal passwords and other data. The Department of Homeland Security and…
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In 2018, Windows died at home and nobody cared

While Microsoft's desktop operating system continues to be a key fixture of enterprise computing environments, it faces extinction at home. And Redmond seems perfectly fine with that.        By Jason Perlow May 28, 2018        A year ago, I argued that Microsoft's Windows operating system, as we have traditionally understood it, has an expiration…
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FBI to all router users: Reboot now to neuter Russia’s VPNFilter malware

The FBI is recommending that all small business and home router owners reboot devices, even if they're not among the brands known to be affected.        By Liam Tung | May 29, 2018       The FBI is urging small businesses and households to immediately reboot routers following Cisco's report that 500,000 infected devices could be…
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