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No Windows 11?

There probably won't be a Windows 11 at all – just new updates that add extra features to Windows without changing the name. Some of those will come month by month, others will be collected into larger updates that bring multiple features at once. ...Continue Reading



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Stolen Credit Card Data Spreads Around the World "Staggeringly" Fast

How do thieves share their stolen data online? Security firm BitGlass tried to answer the question by leaking a fake trove of profiles that included credit card info and social security numbers. BitGlass placed tracking watermark on the falsified data, so researchers could see each time someone clicked on it. After dropping the bait (a few Excel files with different names) on seven darknet Pastebin sites and anonymous upload sites, all the team had to do was wait. ...Continue Reading



Open Source Windows?

That would have been unthinkable a few years ago, but comments by Mark Russinovich, one of the company's top engineers, suggest that's not the case now. In fact, if Microsoft wants to remain relevant in the market, it will move toward open source Windows sooner rather than later, maintained Jim McGregor, founder and principal analyst at Tirias Research...    Continue Reading


Katie Couric Explains the Cloud

We’ve all heard of it and this cloud cover isn’t rolling away anytime soon. 80 percent of small businesses in the US are expected to use Cloud Computing by 2020. So Katie Couric will clear it all up for us...  Watch the Video



Proposed Amendments to US Cybersecurity Laws Under Scrutiny

The White House in January proposed updates to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act that have stirred controversy within the cybersecurity industry. "If the proposed legislation were to be enacted, it would certainly have a chilling effect on cybersecurity research," said Chris Doggett, managing director at Kaspersky Lab North America. The current law already does this sometimes...Continue Reading



Employee Mobile Phone Policy

In a condemning article published by Forbes last year, journalist Chris Morris reported that the average employee wastes around five hours per week ‘goofing off’ on their mobile phone. But is this time really wasted? Or is the time employees spend using their mobile phones at work just a sign that we live in a different era? ...Continue Reading



Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Review