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Windows 7 still dominates – Windows 8 grows at expense of XP

Windows 7 still dominates – Windows 8 grows at expense of XP (2)

The marketshare of Windows 8.1 has increased in Augustus, mainly at the expense of Windows XP. The data comes from Statcounter and Net Applications. According to Net Applications, Windows XP's market share decreased with 0.9% to 23.9%.
OneDrive users hit by Excel file corruption when editing online

OneDrive users hit by Excel file corruption when editing online (4)

Some OneDrive users are experiencing a bug where Excel files edited through Excel online are becoming corrupt once those files are synced back to the local OneDrive folder, at least in Windows 8.1.
Ransomware “CryptoWall” infects 625,000 PCs – encrypts 5 billion files

Ransomware “CryptoWall” infects 625,000 PCs – encrypts 5 billion files

Ransomware first discovered in February this year has made more than 625,000 victims in the last couple of months. The ransomware called CryptoWall encrypted more than 5 billion files on the PCs of victims which have to pay ransom to gain access to their files again.
Unofficial Windows XP “Service Pack 4″ released

Unofficial Windows XP “Service Pack 4″ released (6)

Although Microsoft is not updating Windows XP anymore since April this year, a developer has released an unofficial Service Pack 4 for the operating system.
Microsoft releases fixed Windows 8.1 August Update – urges to delete old one

Microsoft releases fixed Windows 8.1 August Update – urges to delete old one (2)

Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 August Update again, the company withdrew the update earlier as some users reported serious issues.
Android Lemon Meringue Pie build LRW50D spotted in the wild

Android Lemon Meringue Pie build LRW50D spotted in the wild

Android build (LRW50D) has been spotted in the Chromium issue tracker, the build is running on a device called by the developers "New Nexus 7"
WZOR: PC manufacturers unhappy with Microsoft’s Windows 9 plans

WZOR: PC manufacturers unhappy with Microsoft’s Windows 9 plans (3)

The Russian group or individual that leaks confidential Microsoft information today reports that hardware manufacturers are unhappy with the fact that Microsoft plans to start sales of Windows 9 after Christmas and News Years. The reason is that it's traditionally a slow season.
Researchers: Confidential data on 2nd hand USB drives easily recoverable

Researchers: Confidential data on 2nd hand USB drives easily recoverable (3)

Two researchers of the University of Northern Iowa discovered that second hand USB drives often contain confidential and private information. The researchers were able to recover information with forensic software and by disassembling the USB drives.
Java.com and TMZ served malware due Java, Flash and Silverlight exploits

Java.com and TMZ served malware due Java, Flash and Silverlight exploits

Dutch security researchers discovered that the Java website has been used to distribute malware for a couple of days.
DVD-Ranger removes Cinavia from 7 more Blu-ray movies

DVD-Ranger removes Cinavia from 7 more Blu-ray movies (10)

The developers of DVD-Ranger have released seven new database files for their Cinavia Blu-ray copy protection removal software CinEx HD.
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