While antivirus products should protect computers against all kinds of threats, the developers of the software should put more effort in making their own software more secure. This according to tests performed by German AV-Test that analyzed 32 antivirus products for consumers and companies.
Microsoft has added a new member to its Windows 10 family, Windows 10 S. This version of Windows 10 is mainly targeted at teachers and students. Windows 10 S works on all kinds of Windows 10 PCs from powerful machines to simple laptops that can be used in classrooms. The OS should be a competitor to Google's Chromebooks.
In this "new" digital world we live in, tracking users has become big business and more and more sites are participating in this to provide targeted ads and information.  In some ways this can be helpful, but it is...
Google and Facebook fall victim to massive scam.
HGST, a division of Western Digital, has released the world's largest conventional hard drive, the Ultrastar HE12, which is a sealed drive using helium and a capacity of 12TB.  This is a fourth generation helium based drive, and it...
In an unsurprising ruling, the European Court of Justice ruled that media players that come pre-configured to stream pirated content are not legal in the European Union.  This case was started by the anti-piracy organization BREIN, which brought suit...
Owners of Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 complain about a red-tinted display. The Korean electronics giant first asked users to correcting colour display settings but has now decided to release a software update to fix the issue.
Microsoft will release feature updates for Windows 10 twice a year, in March and September. The company hopes that a predictable roadmap makes it easier for enterprises to switch to its latest operating system.
Mozilla has released Firefox 53 which marks the end of support for Windows XP and Vista and 32-bit versions of MacOS and Linux on systems with CPUs older than a Pentium 4 or AMD Opteron CPU. Firefox users on Windows XP and Vista will be automatically updated to Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR).
Microsoft warns for a new type of Java malware that uses new methods to circumvent antivirus software. The malware is distributed through emails with an .rar or zip file attached. Inside these files the actual malcious Java file resides. Most emails are written in Portuguese or English, and appear to contain notifications for billing, payment, pension, or other financial alerts.
DVFab today announced a new product called DVDFab Movie server. The device can be connected to the same home network (wireless or through a cable) as a computer running DVDFab 10 and then serve as a companion to manage and playback video content.
A developer has found a way to make the latest generation AMD and Intel CPUs run under Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Microsoft previously announced that the latest generation AMD and Intel CPUs such as Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Ryzen processors would only be officially supported in Windows 10.
Google warns its Chrome users more than 250 million times per month for websites that contain malware, deceptive phishing sites or other dangerous pages, according to the company on its blog. The browser uses to Google Safe Browsing to protect users.
A new type of ad-blocker has surfaced, designed by a team of researchers from Princeton and Stanford universities.  This is a unique solution that is very effective and passed tests on fifty sites that attempt to stop ad blockers,...
Once the April security update or rull-up is installed, Windows will refuse to check for updates or install standalone updates. Instead it will periodically display a message saying that the processor is not supported.
Its new 3.5" SATA3 MG05 series is targeted at cloud services such as IoT, claiming increased throughput and rated life span over its previous MG04 series.

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