Ladies and gentlemen, the wait is over — Windows 10 is finally here. Microsoft on Wednesday began the long, long process of trying to make the world forget all about the disaster that was Windows 8. By all accounts, the company has done a good job so far, not just by skipping 9 and jumping right to 10 for the software’s name, but also by creating a new operating system that actually seems like it was designed to run on a laptop or desktop, rather than just a tablet. While July 29th marks the start of the Windows 10 rollout, there’s no guarantee that you’ll get the new software today — or even this week — if you sit around
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Rowhammer exploits a weakness in your systems hardware to change your systems memory and, possibly, execute code.
Source: This Computer Attack Is Amazing, Frightening, and Unlike Anything Else. It’s Called Rowhammer.
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In the wake of numerous reports of Windows 10’s forced updates causing problems with drivers, Microsoft has backtracked on the feature and has released a tool that allows you to block or uninstall updates that are suspected to be causing issues. Here’s Microsoft’s stance on why it released the tool: […]
Source: Microsoft Backtracks On Windows 10 Forced Updates
Looking to switch from your ISP DNS to another provider? I was surprised to find out that using a free public DNS server from a reputable company was far better than using my local ISP DNS, especially when travelling in foreign countries.
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Rook Security offers Milano, a free tool to scan your PC for any possible Hacking Team malware infection. Facebook offers osquery to detect Hacking Team’s Remote Control System on OS X. Lookout has mobile covered and can detect surveillance malware on Android and iOS platforms.
Source: Free tools to find out if your computer is infected with Hacking Team malware
Turns out that hacked spyware company was using some pretty dumb passwords. “P4ssword” anybody?
Source: Lesson #1 from the Hacking Team hack: Use strong passwords