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Android spyware BusyGasper has many features, but few known victims

Android spyware BusyGasper has many features, but few known victims

A newly discovered mobile malware implant nicknamed BusyGasper might leave a few Android users breathless, if they knew about the unusual set of features the spyware uses to snoop on them.
By Bradley Barth Aug 31 2018, 11:08AM
Microsoft Windows task manager contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

Microsoft Windows task manager contains local privilege escalation vulnerability

A vulnerability in Microsoft Windows task manager could allow a local user to gain elevated (SYSTEM) privileges.
By Robert Able Aug 30 2018, 11:48AM
How to: Get back into Windows if you get locked out

How to: Get back into Windows if you get locked out

Locked out of your Windows 10 account? Here's how you can hack your way back in.
By Will Stapely Aug 29 2018, 11:47AM
WinDynamicDesktop will transition your Windows 10 wallpaper from day to night

WinDynamicDesktop will transition your Windows 10 wallpaper from day to night

Since OS X and Windows 10 implemented a ‘dark mode’, we spend far longer with this option than the traditional lighter desktop as it’s better on our eyes.
By Chris Wiles Aug 23 2018, 9:43AM
Parallels releases Desktop 14 for Mac and it’s Mojave ready

Parallels releases Desktop 14 for Mac and it’s Mojave ready

Although we’re keen Mac users, most of our work is produced for the Windows operating system.
By Chris Wiles Aug 23 2018, 9:43AM
Goodbye Windows Update, hello Chromebook

Goodbye Windows Update, hello Chromebook

Sorry Microsoft, I've gone to the dark side - my newest laptop is a Chromebook.
By a Staff Writer Aug 20 2018, 4:54AM
Patch Tuesday August 2018: Microsoft corrects two actively exploited zero-day bugs

Patch Tuesday August 2018: Microsoft corrects two actively exploited zero-day bugs

Microsoft Corporation today released a series of Patch Tuesday updates, issuing fixes for 60 flaws, two of which have reportedly been actively exploited as zero-days.
By Bradley Barth Aug 16 2018, 11:01AM
New Cortana flaws could let hackers access locked systems

New Cortana flaws could let hackers access locked systems

Security researchers have identified new flaws in the Windows 10 voice assistant Cortana that could allow hackers to access locked systems.
By Rene Millman Aug 16 2018, 10:53AM
iOS 12 won't support group FaceTime calls at launch

iOS 12 won't support group FaceTime calls at launch

One of iOS 12's great new features has been delayed and nobody's saying why.
By Vaughn Highfield Aug 15 2018, 9:19AM
iOS 12 hands-on: 6 things we love (and 3 we don’t) about Apple’s latest OS

iOS 12 hands-on: 6 things we love (and 3 we don’t) about Apple’s latest OS

Productivity and reading more vs. evil gestures and absent apps.
By Craig Grannell Aug 13 2018, 2:47PM
Sandbox for untrusted apps coming to Windows 10 Enterprise

Sandbox for untrusted apps coming to Windows 10 Enterprise

'InPrivate Desktop' feature will let network admins run third-party software free of risk.
By Keumars Afifi-Sabet Aug 13 2018, 8:32AM
Linux vulnerability could lead to DDoS attacks

Linux vulnerability could lead to DDoS attacks

A Linux kernel vulnerability affecting version 4.9 and up could allow an attacker to carry out denial-of-service attacks on a system with an available open port, according to a 6 August security advisory.
By Robert Able Aug 9 2018, 2:35PM
The 9 best new features in Android 9 Pie

The 9 best new features in Android 9 Pie

Why upgrade to Pie? Let us count the reasons…
By Andrew Hayward Aug 8 2018, 11:11AM
Google unveils Android Pie, but what is it filled with?

Google unveils Android Pie, but what is it filled with?

Pixel users get the first look at the new operating system.
By Bobby Hellard Aug 8 2018, 10:41AM
Apple accidentally leaks new iPhone X design in iOS update

Apple accidentally leaks new iPhone X design in iOS update

The iOS 12 beta appears to hide renders for a much larger iPhone X model.
By Dale Walker Aug 8 2018, 10:36AM
Android Q: What will it be called?

Android Q: What will it be called?

Android Pie has arrived, which means it's time for the name game again!
By a Staff Writer Aug 8 2018, 10:22AM
How to: Download the iOS 12 public beta

How to: Download the iOS 12 public beta

Try Apple’s latest mobile OS before it’s released.
By Craig Grannell Aug 7 2018, 10:07AM
How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install the iOS 12 public beta

How to: Back up your iPhone and iPad before you install the iOS 12 public beta

Apple’s new mobile OS is now here – in beta form. Back-up your devices prior to upgrading, in case of disaster.
By Craig Grannell Aug 6 2018, 10:53AM
Disc inferno: A Windows licence to print money

Disc inferno: A Windows licence to print money

How a free version of Windows can land you in jail – if you print 28,000 copies of it, that is.
By Nicole Kobie Aug 6 2018, 10:34AM
Dual-SIM support hinted at in iOS 12 beta

Dual-SIM support hinted at in iOS 12 beta

The latest release of iOS 12 beta suggests the new iPhone will come with dual-SIM support.
By Emma Sims Aug 2 2018, 10:53AM

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