Sunday, 29 January 2017
Windows 10 takes one of the most hated aspects of Microsoft operating systems -- forced, sudden software updates and reboots -- and elevates them to a sadistic art, with Win 10 machines suddenly announcing that it's update time and rendering themselves inoperable for up to an hour, wiping out unsav
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Wednesday, 18 January 2017
And top of the list was "123456" - a six figure password that most hackers could crack in just a few seconds. Keeper, the password management firm that conducted the research, examined 10 million passwords and, amazingly, 17% of accounts were safeguarded with "123456".
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Phishing scam sweeping Gmail users is so realistic it’s even baffling IT experts – but how can you avoid it?
A NEW email phishing scam so “convincing” it has duped even IT experts is tricking millions of Gmail users worldwide into handing hackers their passwords.
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Microsoft pulled the plug on its program offering a free upgrade to Windows 10 on July 29. The company was rather aggressive in its attempt to get everyone on board with the latest platform, causing a lot of headaches.
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Monday, 9 January 2017
Ransomware payments for 2016 are expected to hit a billion dollars, according to the FBI. That compares to just $24 million paid in 2015. And it's expected to get even worse this year — with more victims and more money lost.
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Thursday, 5 January 2017
The Windows registry is a sprawling, usually impenetrable settings file covering just about every aspect of the operating system and applications running on a computer.
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Tuesday, 3 January 2017
Hackers are targeting unsuspecting users with a new type of mobile virus that spreads through legitimate-looking word documents sent via WhatsApp, which could then steal sensitive information from users, including online banking credentials and other data.
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