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Microsoft Is Extending Windows 7 Support For Only Some Users

There's some good news for Enterprise users who are still using Windows 7.  By now, almost everyone is aware that the company is bringing support for the aging operating system to a ...

Hackers Are Using Resumes To Deliver Malicious Software

Hackers have used poisoned documents to deliver malware payloads for years. Recently though, researchers at the security company Cofense have spotted a new twist to the ploy, aimed squarely at HR departments. The ...

Watch Out For Old Hacking Technique Offering Free Downloads

An old hacking technique is getting new attention from hackers around the world, and it underscores the fact that people must exercise extreme caution when it comes to deciding who to trust ...

Another IRS Phishing Campaign To Watch Out For

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued a warning that all taxpayers should be aware of. The agency has received a growing number of reports concerning unsolicited email messages bearing the subject lines: ...

Windows 10 May Make WordPad And Paint Downloadable Soon

There's another chapter in the ongoing MS Paint saga. In case you missed the first part of the story, several months ago, Microsoft upset its user base when a Windows 10 Build ...

Texas Government Gets Hit With Major Ransomware Attack

This year stands to shatter last year's record in terms of the number of successful hacks against businesses and government agencies. It seems that the hackers have a new favored tool:  The ...

Medical Device Security Outlook Continues To Look Bleak

There's a mix of good news and bad news concerning the security of smart devices in general, and smart medical devices specifically.  As most people are aware, the Internet of Things (IoT) ...

Open Source Programs Continue To Get Attacked By Hackers

This year hasn't been good for users of Open Source software, which at one level or another, includes just about everybody.  Unfortunately, a recent grim discovery makes it unlikely that we'll see ...

Nvidia Releases Graphics Drivers With Major Improvements

There's great news today in the tech realm for gamers around the world. Nvidia recently announced a major driver update for its graphics cards that offer a variety of improvements.  The 436.02 ...

YouTube Will Soon Stop Displaying Ads Targeted At Kids

Earlier this year, Google, the parent company of YouTube, found itself in hot water for YouTube's violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPA). They got in trouble for their data ...

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Twitter Making Changes To Their Political Ad Rules

Twitter Making Changes To Their Political Ad Rules

Social media has been at the center of several high-profile political dramas of late. The major platforms came under fire[...]
New Ransomware Targets Removable And Attached Drives

New Ransomware Targets Removable And Attached Drives

There's a new and unusual ransomware strain making the rounds that you should be aware of. Called 'AnteFrigus,' it is primarily[...]
Microsoft Cortana App Getting Dropped From Many Countries

Microsoft Cortana App Getting Dropped From Many Countries

It appears that Microsoft is getting rid of their Cortana App in several countries due to security concerns. The question[...]

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