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DoubleAgent attack can use anti-virus apps to hijack your PC

Security researchers from Cybellum have discovered another technique cyber criminals can use to take over your computer. The zero-day attack called DoubleAgent exploits Microsoft's Application Verifier tool, which developers use to detect and fix bug...
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First Xbox One ‘Tech Series’ controller adds tactical styling

Console players with money to burn might find their stock controllers just a little too drab one day and go hunting for a more stylish gamepad. Xbox One owners are particularly in luck, since Microsoft seems to add new color and design schemes every...
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The next round of Xbox One tweaks include custom avatars

The next update for Xbox One Insiders doesn't have any one huge feature defining it. Rather, the collection of them outlined on Xbox Wire add up to something noteworthy as a whole. Perhaps the addition that's most emblematic of that is Captive Portal...
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Neverware’s Chrome OS for old computers now includes Office 365

Neverware has made a name for itself with its CloudReady software, which essentially transforms any old PC or Mac into a Chromebook. But while that's a nice way to breathe new life into aging computers, it's naturally reliant on Google's online servi...
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Windows 10 will push some updates over limited data plans

Windows 10's Creators Update should generally be more considerate when delivering updates, but you might not be the biggest fan if you have limited internet service. Microsoft has confirmed that the new version of Windows will automatically download...
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WikiLeaks shows us, once again, just how shady it is

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It looks like WIkiLeaks' promise to work with tech companies to fix their security vulnerabilities may come with a few strings attached after all.

In a move that's surprising to exactly no one, WikiLeaks has reportedly told Apple, Microsoft and Google that it won't share details related to the CIA's hacking techniques until the companies agree to a "a series of conditions," according to a new report in Motherboard.

What those conditions are is is unclearMotherboard reports one of its sources said one condition may be a 90-day disclosure deadline, which would require companies to patch vulnerabilities within a three-month timeframe. Read more...

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If you're still using a PC with Vista it will continue to work, but as of April 17, 2017, the OS will become an even more useless pile of garbage than it already is. At that time, the company will stop pushing security patches and other software updates and will end technical support of any kind. Read more...

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Let’s all pour one out for Vista, the worst version of Windows

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If by some unfortunate twist of fate, you have the misfortune of still using a PC with Windows Vista, I have some bad news for you. 

Microsoft just revealed that it's finally ending support for the much-maligned operating system next month. Actually, on second thought, that's actually pretty good news.

If you're still using a PC with Vista it will continue to work, but as of April 17, 2017, the OS will become an even more useless pile of garbage than it already is. At that time, the company will stop pushing security patches and other software updates and will end technical support of any kind. Read more...

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If you're still using a PC with Vista it will continue to work, but as of April 17, 2017, the OS will become an even more useless pile of garbage than it already is. At that time, the company will stop pushing security patches and other software updates and will end technical support of any kind. Read more...

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Let’s all pour one out for Vista, the worst version of Windows

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If by some unfortunate twist of fate, you have the misfortune of still using a PC with Windows Vista, I have some bad news for you. 

Microsoft just revealed that it's finally ending support for the much-maligned operating system next month. Actually, on second thought, that's actually pretty good news.

If you're still using a PC with Vista it will continue to work, but as of April 17, 2017, the OS will become an even more useless pile of garbage than it already is. At that time, the company will stop pushing security patches and other software updates and will end technical support of any kind. Read more...

More about Windows, Microsoft, Apps And Software, Tech, and Tech

If you're still using a PC with Vista it will continue to work, but as of April 17, 2017, the OS will become an even more useless pile of garbage than it already is. At that time, the company will stop pushing security patches and other software updates and will end technical support of any kind. Read more...

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Let’s all pour one out for Vista, the worst version of Windows

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If by some unfortunate twist of fate, you have the misfortune of still using a PC with Windows Vista, I have some bad news for you. 

Microsoft just revealed that it's finally ending support for the much-maligned operating system next month. Actually, on second thought, that's actually pretty good news.

If you're still using a PC with Vista it will continue to work, but as of April 17, 2017, the OS will become an even more useless pile of garbage than it already is. At that time, the company will stop pushing security patches and other software updates and will end technical support of any kind. Read more...

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Microsoft’s game chat transcribes your trash talk

If you've ever thought your gaming put downs had a poetic beauty to them, then Microsoft's Game Chat Transcription might be the answer to your pwning prayers. From today, Halo Wars 2 players on both PC and Xbox One can test the new tool, allowing the...