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Microsoft is working on a new document sharing platform (0)
Posted at 03 August 2015 23:33 CEST

Microsoft is working on a brand new platform to publish and share documents online: Docs.com.


Upgrading to Windows 10 and getting error code C1900101-30018? Here’s the fix! (0)
Posted at 03 August 2015 18:43 CEST

Many users that want to upgrade from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 can’t upgrade and receive error code C1900101-30018. Several threads on the Microsoft Answers forums show that many users around the world receive the error message.


Cisco: Malicious “Windows 10 upgrade installers” distributed by email (1)
Posted at 03 August 2015 18:23 CEST

The launch of Windows 10 is used by cybercriminals to distribute malware by email, according to Cisco. They send out mails that appear to be coming from update@microsoft.com with a file attached that should trick users thinking they can upgrade by running that file.


Mozilla deeply disappointed in Microsoft’s decision to make Edge default browser (8)
Posted at 31 July 2015 17:16 CEST

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard has written an open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella complaining about the decision to make the Edge browser the default browser in Windows 10.


Bug in Dell BIOS makes systems vulnerable to attacks (2)
Posted at 31 July 2015 16:47 CEST

A vulnerability in the BIOS of Dell computers allows an attacker to overwrite the contents of the BIOS. Security researchers have found that the write protection of the BIOS in Dell computers isn’t properly enabled after which it can be overwritten.


Upgrading to Windows 10 and getting error codes 80240020 and 80080080? Here’s the fix! (3)
Posted at 30 July 2015 19:09 CEST

Many users that want to upgrade from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 can’t upgrade and receive error codes 80240020 and 80080080. Two long threads on the Microsoft Answers forums show that many users receive the error messages.


Microsoft: Windows 10 to boost Bing search queries with 10-15% (6)
Posted at 30 July 2015 18:34 CEST

Microsoft expects a boost in usage of its search engine Bing now Windows 10 is released. Bing’s advertising team expects to see 10-15% more search queries the coming months.


Security analyst: Microsoft’s Edge browser more secure than Firefox (4)
Posted at 30 July 2015 17:58 CEST

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer successor, Edge, is much safer than it’s predecessor and just as safe as Google Chrome, according to antivirus company Trend Micro. Microsoft has added all kinds of security measures to the browser and removed vulnerable components.


Offer: Lifetime anonymous web surfing now $39 (8)
Posted at 30 July 2015 02:26 CEST

Our friend Rob Boirun has selected a fantastic offer for Myce readers, lifetime anonymous surfing the internet for $39 through IPinator.


Security expert: Not showing file extensions on Windows 10 worst idea ever (7)
Posted at 29 July 2015 21:14 CEST

Like previous Windows versions, also Windows 10 doesn’t show file extensions, which according to a security expert is the “worst idea ever”.


Windows 10 gives errors when more than 512 applications are installed (12)
Posted at 29 July 2015 17:50 CEST

Users that want to install more than 512 applications in Windows 10 will receive error messages. Due to the errors shortcuts to applications are not being saved.


Pirated Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 do get a free legitimate Windows 10 version (11)
Posted at 29 July 2015 17:33 CEST

Several users report that pirated Windows installations that circumvent Microsoft’s piracy checks by using software like AutoKMS, can possibly upgrade to a legitimate activated version of Windows 10.


Reminder: it’s Windows 10 Day! (10)
Posted at 29 July 2015 15:42 CEST

29th July 2015. It’s here.


MPAA vs. Google: MPAA planned aggressive attack to curtail piracy (4)
Posted at 29 July 2015 05:04 CEST

The MPAA set up a little lie to push its piracy-fighting agenda. Said “little lie” involved the entire public identity of our favorite search engine, Google.


BREAKING: Intel and Micron announce 3D Xpoint – 1000x faster than NAND, non volatile (1)
Posted at 28 July 2015 18:07 CEST

Intel and Micron today announced 3D Xpoint technology which they claim is up to 1000x faster than NAND and an individual die can store 128Gb of data The technology is different from NAND but also non volatile.


Microsoft backing away from forced updates? (2)
Posted at 28 July 2015 16:31 CEST

After issues with an Nvidia driver rollout for Windows 10, Microsoft appears to be retreating from their stated policy of forced updates for Windows 10 Home version.  They have released an optional update, KB3073930, which is a troubleshooting package that gives users the option to hide or block Windows updates or driver updates.  Microsoft has […]


Bypass SourceForge Adware by spoofing as Googlebot (0)
Posted at 25 July 2015 23:42 CEST

How to bypass the SourceForge Adware installer by spoofing the browser user agent as either Firefox for Linux, Googlebot or Chrome.


HP discloses 4 critical zero-day vulnerabilities targeting all versions of Internet Explorer (3)
Posted at 24 July 2015 13:54 CEST

HP has disclosed 4 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer which allow an attacker to take full control of a computer and for which no patches from Microsoft are available yet.


Microsoft: Windows 10 without password is safer (7)
Posted at 24 July 2015 13:38 CEST

Windows 10 users will soon no longer need a password to login because it will also become possible to get access to the system through facial recognition, iris scan or fingerprint. This is not only faster and easier but also a lot safer, according to Microsoft.


Downloading from SourceForge? Official links deliver fakes also (6)
Posted at 24 July 2015 00:52 CEST

A video demonstration showing how various attempts to download FileZilla resulted in a download of an Adware wrapped installer instead of the FileZilla setup package.


Russia threatens to block Youtube for copyright violations (3)
Posted at 23 July 2015 15:49 CEST

Russia threatens to block Youtube due to videos that violate copyrights, according to Roskomnadzor, a government organisation responsible for overseeing the media.


Netflix releases major updates for Smart TV and console apps (0)
Posted at 23 July 2015 15:38 CEST

Netflix will release major updates for its Smart TV and console apps which haven’t been updated since 2013.


10 year support for Windows 10 starts when you first use it (1)
Posted at 22 July 2015 15:51 CEST

The 10 year support Microsoft promises to Windows 10 users will start at the moment they use the operating system for the first time.


Over 40% of Australians download illegally (2)
Posted at 22 July 2015 15:25 CEST

The government of Australia has released the results of a survey conducted between the 25th of March and April 13th of 2015 showing that 43% of Australian citizens who regularly use the internet for media consumption had downloaded at least some form of illegal content over the internet.  Over 2,630 people over the age of […]


Google and antivirus vendors start to warn for popular uTorrent software (2)
Posted at 22 July 2015 12:35 CEST

Both Google as several antivirus vendors have started to warn users that the popular uTorrent client is potentially harmful software.


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