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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
Pale Moon 28.0 unveils major under-the-hood changes and improvements

Pale Moon 28.0 unveils major under-the-hood changes and improvements

Moonchild Productions has unveiled Pale Moon 28.0 for Windows and Linux, the first major update of its Firefox-based browser since November 2016.
By Nick Peers Aug 20 2018, 3:55PM
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
Malicious Windows executable files hidden in Google Play Apps

Malicious Windows executable files hidden in Google Play Apps

Palo Alto Unit 42 researchers identified 145 Google Play apps infected with malicious Window's Executable Files.
By Robert Able Aug 7 2018, 10:01AM
PDF exploit built to combine zero-day Windows and Adobe Reader bugs

PDF exploit built to combine zero-day Windows and Adobe Reader bugs

A privilege escalation vulnerability patched last week in Microsoft Windows and an Adobe Reader remote code execution bug fixed in a product update were both jointly targeted by a PDF-based zero-day exploit.
By Bradley Barth May 17 2018, 11:31AM
Windows-based CLI susceptible to process injection attack

Windows-based CLI susceptible to process injection attack

The fresh hacking technique could hide malware in legitimate apps.
By a Staff Writer May 11 2018, 8:38AM
A line of code can crash Windows systems, even when locked

A line of code can crash Windows systems, even when locked

Security researchers have found a flaw in Windows that could allow hackers to crash a system when they insert a USB stick with specially crafted code. The problem happens even when Windows is locked.
By Rene Millman May 1 2018, 11:43AM
Is it nearly time to dump Windows for Chrome OS?

Is it nearly time to dump Windows for Chrome OS?

Google shows Microsoft how it's done with OS updates, but there's still one thing missing.
By a Staff Writer Apr 30 2018, 8:53AM
Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome

Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome

People are becoming rather wary of the security they trust, particularly after the recent bad press.
By Chris Wiles Apr 19 2018, 11:39AM
Meltdown and Spectre: Microsoft's Spectre patch 'bricks' older AMD machines

Meltdown and Spectre: Microsoft's Spectre patch 'bricks' older AMD machines

Users report boot errors and hanging Windows loading screens
By Dale Walker, Lee Bell Jan 9 2018, 10:55AM
Windows, Mac, and Linux all at risk from flaws in Excel file reader library

Windows, Mac, and Linux all at risk from flaws in Excel file reader library

Security researchers have warned over multiple flaws in Libxls that could result in remote code execution using specially crafted XLS files.
By Rene Millman Nov 22 2017, 10:37AM
Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall

Windows Firewall Control 5 released, extends protection offered by built-in firewall

Why does anyone need a third-party firewall when Windows offers one of its own? Good question...
By Nick Peers Oct 9 2017, 10:47AM
Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Bill Gates denounces CTRL+ALT+DEL, pins blame on IBM

Hate having to press three buttons instead of one in Windows? So does Bill Gates.
By Vaughn Highfield Sep 22 2017, 9:31AM
New Windows flaw could allow a WannaCry-like attack if not patched

New Windows flaw could allow a WannaCry-like attack if not patched

Network administrators and computer owners are once again being implored to make sure that they have updated Windows to block a WannaCry-like vulnerability.
By Doug Olenick Aug 16 2017, 11:01AM
Recently patched Flash Player sandbox leaks Windows credentials

Recently patched Flash Player sandbox leaks Windows credentials

A flaw in Adobe Flash could have allowed hackers to discover Windows user credentials. Hackers can find out user details with this one simple trick.
By Rene Millman Aug 14 2017, 11:52AM
1Password updates Windows edition with One-Time Password clipboard support

1Password updates Windows edition with One-Time Password clipboard support

A password manager should be an essential tool.
By Chris Wiles Aug 1 2017, 10:42AM
The 6 best painting and drawing apps for Windows

The 6 best painting and drawing apps for Windows

How to get your doodle on now that Paint has kicked the bucket.
By Staff Writers Jul 26 2017, 11:21AM
Surface Pro and Surface Laptop officially launch

Surface Pro and Surface Laptop officially launch

US customers can trade in Apple products for a discount. No joy for us Aussies, though.
By Dale Walker Jun 16 2017, 10:15AM
Workstation branding comes back to Windows

Workstation branding comes back to Windows

Twenty-year hiatus sees new version for power users.
By Rene Millman Jun 6 2017, 12:06PM

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