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Time to patch against FragAttacks but good luck with home routers and IoT devices

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 07:25
A dozen flaws discovered, with at least one hitting anything that uses Wi-Fi. Thankfully, Microsoft patches are out, and Linux kernel patches are coming.
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Microsoft's May 2021 Patch Tuesday: 55 flaws fixed, four critical

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 22:54
There were also three zero-day bugs but none have been exploited.
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Colonial Pipeline attack: Everything you need to know

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 15:46
Updated: DarkSide has claimed responsibility for the catastrophic ransomware outbreak.
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What happens when iOS 14.5 finishes recalibrating your iPhone's battery?

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 13:47
It took two weeks, but it's now done.
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Ransomware just got very real. And it's likely to get worse

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 03:00
The threat of ransomware is not just to computer systems, but to the physical world, too.
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Cybersecurity warning: Russian hackers are targeting these vulnerabilities, so patch now

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 20:26
Attackers working on behalf of Russian Intelligence have updated their attack techniques, warns a joint alert from the US and UK.
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Microsoft drops Windows 10X before it ever launched

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 18:51
Windows 10X is likely not ever coming to market. Instead, Microsoft is putting its efforts into the 'new Windows' it is building around the 'Sun Valley' interface, according to a new report.
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Facebook threatens to make iOS users pay. Please do it, Mr. Zuckerberg

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 18:33
Mark Zuckerberg's company is using fascinating scare tactics to get users to tolerate tracking.
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This old programming language is suddenly hot again. But its future is still far from certain

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 14:29
One of the oldest coding languages is going through something of a renaissance. But can it really hold its own against newer options?
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The global chip shortage is a much bigger problem than everyone realised. And it will go on for longer, too

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 19:19
Experts anticipate the global shortage of semiconductor to last another two years. This is what it could mean for you.
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Patch issued to tackle critical security issues present in Dell driver software since 2009

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 18:05
Five critical security issues have been discovered.
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You should update your iPhone and iPad to iOS 14.5.1 right away

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 22:54
The update includes security fixes for bugs that are actively being exploited.
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Turn the Apple logo on the back of your iPhone into a button

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 14:00
It's a virtual button, but still a super useful one.
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Reports say one-third of Basecamp employees exit in the wake of new company etiquette

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 07:27
Less than a week after Basecamp published a 'new etiquette regarding societal politics', which included a ban on staff talking politics on work platforms, The Verge confirmed 18 of the company's 57 employees accepted the six-month severance offer.
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Microsoft made a joke about working from home. Not everyone was amused

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 17:00
Sometimes, companies don't always think through the jokes they make. Yes, it's just like their software.
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Samsung tried to get customers excited. Then the lawyers spoiled it all

Sun, 05/02/2021 - 17:00
The launch of Samsung's new Galaxy Book Pro laptops should have been an unqualified hosanna. But then I observed the caveats.
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Battery problems after installing iOS 14.5? Try this

Sat, 05/01/2021 - 16:30
Battery problems are a familiar complaint after installing iOS updates. Here are some steps you can take.
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iPhone users: Do this today!

Sat, 05/01/2021 - 09:00
It's update time… again. But this is a big one.
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Emotet botnet harvested 4.3 million email addresses. Now the FBI is using Have I Been Pwned to alert the victims

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 16:45
The law enforcement agency is working with the data breach service to alert people that their information may have been harvested by the botnet.
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