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Windows 10 creeps even closer to landing on your PC – CNET


Microsoft makes a status change that has implications for all you Windows 7 and 8.1 users. Source: Windows 10 creeps even closer to landing on your PC – CNET Advertisements

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AVG, McAfee, Kaspersky Antiviruses All Had a Common Bug – Slashdot


An anonymous reader writes: Basic ASLR was not implemented in 3 major antivirus makers, allowing attackers to use the antivirus itself towards attacking Windows PCs. The bug, in layman terms, is: the antivirus would select the same memory address space … Continue reading

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Dell apologizes for HTTPS certificate fiasco, provides removal tool | Ars Technica


So Dell has been preloading extras into your new purchases without you knowing. This is typical of what we call CRAPWARE which regardless of intent, is additional software added to your purchase without your informed and obvious consent. It is … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity experts warn of new ModPOS malware targeting retail payment terminals – Business – CBC News


U.S. retailers are hunting for evidence of new breaches leading into the holiday shopping season after a cyber intelligence firm privately warned them about payment-card-stealing malware that it said evades almost all security software. Source: Cybersecurity experts warn of new … Continue reading

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Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can’t get in | ITworld


Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can't get in | ITworld.

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How “Toy Story 2″ Was Almost Destroyed : theCHIVE


True Moral of the story… have a proper backup that is monitored and checked regularly and that YOU VALUE as much as your live data! How “Toy Story 2″ Was Almost Destroyed : theCHIVE.

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Useful tech tricks you probably didn’t know about (12 Photos) : theCHIVE


Some cool little tips for you geeks who like to shortcut things. My favorite (which I verified) is #9:Create a folder named GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}. It will create a ‘God Mode’ folder that will give you access to everything. via (1) Useful … Continue reading

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Scumbag Windows [Comic] – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News


Scumbag Windows [Comic] – Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News.

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Anatomy of a spam scam


We often get calls from clients in a panic asking about strange emails they’ve received and whether or not they are legit. We can usually answer just from a description of the email if it’s a fake scam or something real. … Continue reading

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10 Things to consider about IT when starting a new business or practice. (REPOST)


This article was originally published back in September 2010 but due to several recent conversations, I decided to post it again both here and on our newsletter. ———————————– On occasion, we get asked for advice on helping new business owners … Continue reading

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