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Two Very Important Computer Alerts that you may not have seen: 1) on Windows XP and 2) a New Computer Virus, "Cryptolocker".
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"Anymore, it's cause for pause when we don't see an IE update in Microsoft's Patch Tuesday.
You're leaving the door open. This is the main reason why you need to upgrade, and the security risk in refusing to upgrade is significant.
Amazon has made AppStream available to all customers. The service lets you stream resource intensive apps including 3D games and interactive HD applications from the cloud.
At least 2.5 million computers running Windows XP and Office 2003 in Thailand are facing security risks after Microsoft stops supporting its decade-old operating system on April 8. Microsoft has reminded consumers that there is less than a month to go before consumers using the two operating systems will be left without security patches.
The article states, "...many will eventually find they have no choice, due not only to increasing malware risks, but also the number of software vendors who will no longer update XP applications."
Neonode Inc., , the optical touch company, has completed its Windows 8 certification process with Microsoft for its Multi-touch PC solution, which will be called zForce PLUS.
Microsoft recommends that users of that operating system and/or software upgrade to newer versions to avoid potential security problems.
I've been pressing my day to day clients, as well as informed readers here on BetaNews, on the case for ditching Windows XP altogether.
In less than a month Microsoft will stop providing support to Windows XP. If you're planning to continue using the 13-year old operating system, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team advises you to not use Internet Explorer.
Install this update to address an issue with the Romanian language pack where the letter T may be incorrectly capitalized.
The Windows operating system creates thumbnail cache files for images and other file types to speed up the loading of folders on the system.
QUESTION: I recently received a smartphone text message containing a link to a website.
Mobile ads increasingly are being used as part of many social engineering attacks.
For this month's "Patch Tuesday" round of bug fixes, Microsoft has focused on correcting multiple vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer , including one that is already being used in targeted attacks.
Windows XP. It's run on nearly one-third of the computers on the planet. From ATMs, to restaurants, to libraries, the operating system runs more than our computers, it partly runs our lives.