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Windows Makes Changes To Avoid Finger Command Security Vulnerability

Hackers use a variety of techniques to infiltrate systems and make off with data, but one of the more effective approaches is to use the system against itself. There are a number of executables residing within the Windows operating system, for instance, that can be used by an enterprising hacker to make off with a […]

Bluetooth Vulnerability Could Affect The Majority Of Devices

Do you have a smartphone, tablet, laptop or a “smart” device in your home? Or perhaps the better question is, how many of those devices do you have? Whatever your number is, be aware that researchers have unearthed a potentially devastating Bluetooth flaw that leaves billions of devices all over the planet vulnerable. The recently […]

Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Adobe took the unusual step of releasing an out of band patch to address a trio of serious security issues in Adobe Media Encoder. The program is used by tens of thousands of people around the world to encode audio and video in a variety of formats. The three issues addressed by this patch are […]

Chrome Update Will Block Resource Intensive Ads

Are you a regular Chrome user? If so, you’ve got yet another reason to love the most popular browser in the world. Recently, Google announced the pending rollout of another new feature designed to minimize the use of your CPU’s resources. The coming update will evaluate the resource load requirements of web-based ads on every […]

Microsoft Adds Lists To Their Teams Communication Platform

One of the more common complaints people have about mobile devices is the fact that it’s still harder than it should be to do certain kinds of work. Manipulating spreadsheets on a mobile device, for example, can be a lesson in frustration. If that’s something you’ve experienced firsthand, and if you’re a Microsoft 365 user […]

Latest Windows 10 Update Fixes SSD Defrag Issue

Do you have a solid- state drive (SSD)? If so, you’re probably aware that recent builds of Windows 10 have introduced an unexpected issue. It causes the automatic maintenance feature of the OS to kick in and defragment SSDs much more frequently than they should be, which greatly reduces their useful lives. The way the […]

Intel AMT Releases Security Update For Some Processors

Recently, Intel released a very important update designed to address nine separate security flaws in their chipsets as part of their September 2020 Platform Update. Of the flaws addressed by this fix, one of them is a critical issue revolving around the company’s Active Management Technology (AMT) and Intel Standard Manageability platforms. That’s important because […]

Hackers Used Windows Theme Packs To Hack Passwords

Are you a fan of customizing your Windows experience via themes? If so, you’re not alone. While it’s true that themes aren’t used by a majority of Windows users, they’re still highly popular. If you’re creating your own themes, you don’t have anything to worry about. The danger lies in downloading theme packs from others, […]

Features Of The New Android 11 Phone

If you’re an Android user and you’re interested in getting the latest on offer from the company, Google has announced that they’re ready to release Android 11 to the general public. As you read these words, the new OS should already be available for Google’s Pixel line (Pixel 2 and newer), OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO and […]

Adobe Updates Some Of Their Products Due To Critical Issues

Adobe continues to have problems associated with JavaScript. As a consequence, they have released new patches for Experience Manager, InDesign, and Framemaker. Of these, the patch for Experience Manager is the largest, and addresses a total of five critical vulnerabilities, tracked as: CVE-2020-9732 CVE-2020-9734 CVE-2020-9740 CVE-2020-9741 CVE-2020-9742 Each of these bugs, can, if left unpatched, […]