Software

Bitdefender 2019 security line promises to stop “most-sophisticated attacks”

Bitdefender 2019 security line promises to stop “most-sophisticated attacks”

Bitdefender has unveiled the latest versions of its security product line for desktop and mobile.
By Nick Peers Jul 19 2018, 11:37AM
Re-designed Gmail poses new potential threat to 1.4 billion users

Re-designed Gmail poses new potential threat to 1.4 billion users

A new Gmail feature called "Confidential Email" requires users to click a link to access confidential emails - a feature described by the US DHS as a "potential emerging threat ... for nefarious activity."
By Staff Writers Jul 19 2018, 11:33AM
Hackers using brute-force attacks to infiltrate e-mail systems protected by MFA

Hackers using brute-force attacks to infiltrate e-mail systems protected by MFA

Brute-force attacks launched by cyber-criminals can allow them to compromise corporate e-mail systems such as Office365.
By Jay Jay Jul 18 2018, 11:02AM
Full version of Photoshop coming to iPad next year

Full version of Photoshop coming to iPad next year

The app is likely to make an appearence at Adobe's annual MAX event in October.
By Clare Hopping, Rene Millman Jul 17 2018, 10:55AM
Microsoft updates Notepad for the first time in an age

Microsoft updates Notepad for the first time in an age

"Oh, Notepad - I forgot you were there!" - unknown Microsoft developer.
By Rene Millman, Clare Hopping Jul 17 2018, 10:52AM
GitHub now warns you about flaws affecting your Python code

GitHub now warns you about flaws affecting your Python code

Code repository will also offer admins fixes from the developer community.
By Joe Curtis Jul 17 2018, 10:37AM
Explainer: Bootmgr is missing – what does this mean and how do you fix it?

Explainer: Bootmgr is missing – what does this mean and how do you fix it?

Stop panicking and learn what to do when you see this message in Windows.
By Adam Shepherd, Clare Hopping, Rene Millman Jul 17 2018, 10:25AM
Google readies itself for 'record fine' in Android antitrust case

Google readies itself for 'record fine' in Android antitrust case

The European Commission is set to issue a record penalty to the tech giant.
By Bobby Hellard Jul 17 2018, 10:24AM
App of the week: Suzy Cube

App of the week: Suzy Cube

She’s a bit of a square, but Suzy Cube has what it takes when it comes to top-notch 3D platforming on your phone.
By Craig Grannell Jul 16 2018, 10:33AM
Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

New Site Isolation feature will use about 10-13% of memory to cut down side-channel attacks.
By Staff Writer Jul 16 2018, 9:03AM
Microsoft 365 gains smart video conferencing with automatic speech-to-text transcription

Microsoft 365 gains smart video conferencing with automatic speech-to-text transcription

Redmond has also added in work-centric analytics into its cloud-based software suite.
By Staff Writer Jul 16 2018, 9:03AM
Timehop discovers hackers swiped even more data than updates, notifications

Timehop discovers hackers swiped even more data than updates, notifications

Intruders who infiltrated Timehop's cloud infrastructure came in through an admin account not protected with two-factor authentication and exfiltrated access keys removed more data than originally believed.
By Teri Robinson Jul 13 2018, 12:02PM
New Windows 10 build 17713 released to Fast Ring with slew of new features

New Windows 10 build 17713 released to Fast Ring with slew of new features

Replaces 17711 as Fast Ring build for Windows Insiders.
By Rene Millman Jul 13 2018, 11:36AM
7 things you need to know about Apple’s AirPlay 2

7 things you need to know about Apple’s AirPlay 2

AirPlay reinvents itself to bring you stereo HomePods and wireless multi-room audio.
By Craig Grannell Jul 12 2018, 11:24AM
WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issued an out of band security and maintenance release yesterday with version 4.9.7 being pushed live patching 18 bugs in the content management system.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:21AM
Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple got a small head start on Patch Tuesday pushing out updates for seven products on 9 July, including, iTunes, Safari and iOS.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:14AM
iOS 11.3 bug caused Chinese iPhones to crash when writing 'Taiwan'

iOS 11.3 bug caused Chinese iPhones to crash when writing 'Taiwan'

When mobile operating systems get political...
By Clare Hopping, Rene Millman Jul 12 2018, 10:58AM
Paragon Backup & Recovery Free 17 unleashed, now supports differential and incremental backups

Paragon Backup & Recovery Free 17 unleashed, now supports differential and incremental backups

Paragon Software GmbH has released Paragon Backup & Recovery 17 Free 64-bit, a brand-new version of its free (for personal use) backup and restore tool for Windows PCs.
By Nick Peers Jul 11 2018, 11:13AM
Twitter ditches 70 million fake accounts in May, June

Twitter ditches 70 million fake accounts in May, June

Twitter suspended more than 70 million fake accounts in May and June - about one million accounts a day, but its efforts to purge malicious and spam accounts may have contributed to a 9.8% plunge in stock.
By Teri Robinson Jul 11 2018, 11:05AM
Apple releases iOS 11.4.1 to stop cops from cracking iPhones

Apple releases iOS 11.4.1 to stop cops from cracking iPhones

Update prevents data from being accessed.
By Staff Writer Jul 11 2018, 9:23AM