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Microsoft lists all data it collects from Windows 10 users.

Ever since its release, Microsoft has been fighting a never ending battle about Windows 10, data collection, and privacy. Starting today, Microsoft is updating its privacy statement and will be publishing information about exactly what data they collect, or at least what they are admitting to. “For the first time, we have published a complete [...]

By | 2018-04-27T13:02:24+00:00 April 25th, 2018|IT News, IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on Microsoft lists all data it collects from Windows 10 users.

Facebook admits to also reading Messenger texts

Facebook, as I’m sure you've seen somewhere as your online now, has been having a really bad couple of days, and it looks like the storm isn't anywhere near over.  Two bits of news came out today, that Facebook browses the links and images that users send to each other in the Facebook Messenger application, [...]

By | 2018-04-06T16:11:22+00:00 April 6th, 2018|IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on Facebook admits to also reading Messenger texts

Remote desktop issues? Windows could be to blame

In mid-March 2018, it became known that there is a dangerous vulnerability in the CredSSP protocol (CVE-2018-0886), a protocol used to keep communications secure during a remote desktop session. Although as long as you follow Microsoft's insistence to update constantly, you should be ok. However is is important to note that the bug detected by [...]

By | 2018-03-27T18:59:14+00:00 March 27th, 2018|IT News, IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on Remote desktop issues? Windows could be to blame

Seagate releases fastest, most accurate HDD to date

The new enterprize line of Seagate drives are packing a punch with up to 40 TB of storage while running significantly faster than other traditional mechanical drives.   Twice as fast, while being 20 times as reliable Seagate, a manufacturer of storage solutions for both consumer and enterprise users, has demonstrated a new ultra-fast hard [...]

By | 2018-03-26T15:53:49+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Hardware News, IT News|Comments Off on Seagate releases fastest, most accurate HDD to date

Hackers use Windows 10 Cortana to bypass user passwords

One of the basic precautionary measures by which a user can protect the contents of their computer is by simply having a lock screen password that's not written on a sticky note stuck on the right side of the screen.. After a certain period of inactivity, or after logging out, to re access the desktop [...]

By | 2018-03-09T17:07:26+00:00 March 9th, 2018|IT News, IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on Hackers use Windows 10 Cortana to bypass user passwords

Windows 10 update breaks USB ports

On Monday, March 5, Microsoft fixed a problem that had plaguing them  with USB drivers, which appeared after the release of the planned February security updates for Windows. More precisely, the company has released an update KB4090913, which corrects the error caused by the update KB4074588, and intended security patch. The problem with the February [...]

By | 2018-03-06T12:34:10+00:00 March 6th, 2018|IT News, Software News|Comments Off on Windows 10 update breaks USB ports

A new method of DDOS if more powerful then ever

Cloudflare researchers recorded a rapid increase in the number of Distriubuted Denial of Service attacks, or DDoS attacks, with this new variation of attack using the memcached protocol, coming from UDP port 11211.   There are several methods for carrying out DDoS attacks, but the basic idea is almost the same regardless of the type [...]

By | 2018-02-28T14:29:58+00:00 February 28th, 2018|IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on A new method of DDOS if more powerful then ever

Intel invests heavily in the 10mm nanometer process

According to a Reuter’s resource, Intel plans to invest $ 5 billion in expanding its production facilities at its plant in the Israeli city of Kiryat Gat.  Expansion of the factory processor giant will begin this year, and finish the modernization plan in 2020. 22-nanometer products will be rebuilt for the production of semiconductors to [...]

By | 2018-02-22T16:47:33+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|IT News|Comments Off on Intel invests heavily in the 10mm nanometer process

US Government warns against use of Huawei and ZTE Smartphones

At a recent meeting of the Senate's Special Committee on Intelligence, a very interesting, or at least somewhat unprecedented statement was made . The heads of six US agencies, including the FBI, the NSA and the CIA, and the National Intelligence Agency, believe that ordinary American citizens should not use the devices of Huawei and [...]

By | 2018-02-22T13:27:16+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on US Government warns against use of Huawei and ZTE Smartphones

The true cost of OLED Screens and Smartphones

Samsung and Apple are not only main competitors in the global smartphone market, but also heavily depend on each other. Apple uses the production facilities of the South Korean technological giant, using it to build numerous components for its gadgets, and Samsung is actively receiving an impressive profit. Sales of the iPhone X were not [...]

By | 2018-02-19T12:31:50+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Cell Phones, Hardware News, IT News|Comments Off on The true cost of OLED Screens and Smartphones