Google accuses Microsoft of revealing Windows 7 exploits with Windows 10 patches
It seems some days you just can’t win. Microsoft has been diligent about updating Windows 10 with bug fixes and improvements, and now Google’s Project Zero security team has complained this leaves Windows 7 and Wind...
How to disable the webcam and microphone on your Windows PC for more privacy
In the age of spying and paranoia, many users often purchase computers with built-in webcams and microphones –often advertised as increasing the quality of video calling services like Skype, Facebook, Google Hangouts and oth...
Dell’s new Latitude 7212 Rugged Tablet is a nearly-indestructible device
Dell today announced their latest fully rugged tablet, the Latitude 7212. The Latitude 7212 is lighter, faster, and more capable than ever with improved battery life, updated processor options and storage upgrades. Dell Latitude 7...
Don’t delay the August Patch which fixes critical flaws in all supported versions of Windows
If you have been postponing the installation of this month’s Patch Tuesday you may want to think again, as Microsoft reveals the serious flaws the software update fixes. One of the fixes is for a “critical”-rat...
Windows 10 inches closer to 30% market share as Windows 7 declines
Ever since the free upgrade offer to Windows 10 ended, the growth of the OS has slumped drastically. While the operating system got a huge boost in the first year of its launch, it hasn’t been able to keep the growth rate st...
Microsoft literally just backported Windows 10 emojis to Windows 7
Microsoft today released a new update to Office 2016, backporting Windows 10 emojis to Windows 7. Office 2016 on Windows 7 previously displayed the good old square boxes instead of emojis in documents, and the latest update addres...
There is one way to protect yourself from Petya confirms Microsoft
When WannaCrypt rolled out in April it was already very clear how to protect yourself – fully-patched PCs were not vulnerable at all, as Microsoft had just released a software update designed to specifically address the vuln...
Windows 10 reaches all-time high with gamers as Windows 7 continues to decline
by Sean Chan
Steam’s hardware survey report for the month of June is out today. The survey results show continued growth for Windows as a whole, but the only version of the OS that gained market share last month was Windows 10. According...
The CIA has their own WiFi-based geo-location hack for Windows
The latest WikiLeaks revelation includes an interesting one revealing one of the CIA’s tricks of the trade. According to the WikiLeaks since 2013 the CIA had a tool called ELSA which would check the identity of the WIFI netw...
Google reveals Windows 10 kernel exploit after Microsoft bungles fix
On March, Google’s Project Zero engineers reported a security flaw on the Windows kernel that affects Windows 7 to Windows 10 (32-bit). The flaw in Windows’ nt!NtNotifyChangeDirectoryFile system essentially allowed una...
New holy hell as any website or ad can now crash your Windows 7 machine
A new version of an old bug has just been discovered which can bring any Windows system earlier than Windows 10 to its knees, simply by loading a malformed URL, which of course may be found on a malicious website, in email or load...