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Apple fixes iPhone crash bug whenever Taiwan was mentioned

The bug is now fixed in iOS 11.4.1.     By Zack Whittaker  July 11, 2018        Apple has fixed a bug that could remotely crash some iPhones. The bug caused a crash -- known as a denial-of-service -- when the word "Taiwan" or the Taiwanese flag was mentioned or displayed in any app. The…
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Can Microsoft’s Surface Go unseat Apple’s iPad?

There's a lot to like about Microsoft's new Surface Go, but does it stand a chance against the behemoth that is Apple's iPad?     By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes July 10, 2018 CNET       Microsoft has unveiled its challenger to the iPad. Called the Surface Go, the new tablet is aimed pretty much across the board…
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Adobe fixes over 100 vulnerabilities in latest security patch update

The massive security update covers Flash, Acrobat, Connect, Experience Manager, and Reader.   By Charlie Osborne July 11, 2018        Adobe has released a huge patch update which resolves over 100 vulnerabilities in a range of popular software. Adobe Flash, Acrobat, Connect, Experience Manager, and Reader are all affected. The bugs impact Linux, macOS, Chrome…
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BlackTech threat group steals D-Link certificates to spread backdoor malware

The same certificate was used to sign legitimate D-Link software.     By Charlie Osborne July 10, 2018       Researchers have uncovered a new malicious campaign which utilizes stolen D-Link certificates to sign malware. On Monday, a team from cybersecurity firm ESET said the new malware campaign was spotted when the company's systems marked several…
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User data exposed in Domain Factory hosting security breach

Customers are being urged to change their passwords as soon as possible.     By Charlie Osborne  July 9, 2018 German hosting provider Domain Factory has experienced a data breach which has exposed customer data. Last week, the company said [translated] an unknown threat actor posted claims on the Domain Factory forum which suggested they had managed…
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Windows 10 after three years: A greatly improved report card

As Windows 10 approaches its third birthday, it's maturing steadily. A worldwide installed base of more than 700 million active users is impressive, but what will it take to convince Windows 7 users to switch? Here's my report card.     By Ed Bott July 9, 2018 Microsoft released Windows 10 three years ago this month.      …
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Windows 10 April Update finally rolling out to blocked Dell Alienware PCs

Microsoft lifts block on Dell Alienware PCs receiving the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.     By Liam Tung | July 9, 2018 Microsoft reveals why some bugs aren't fixed right away.       If you've got one of the several types of Dell Alienware laptops that wouldn't install the latest version of Windows 10, you're now…
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