NEWS

After 6 months Windows 10 is the second most used desktop OS

Windows 10 was launched six months ago and since then, Microsoft has been pushing really hard to encourage users to adopt it and benefit from the free upgrade offer available for those on Windows 7 and 8.1. New statistics show that all of Microsoft’s efforts are paying off to a certain degree, as Windows 10 has become the second most-used …

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Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System)

Tails or The Amnesic Incognito Live System is a security-focused Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at preserving privacy and anonymity. All its outgoing connections are forced to go through Tor and non-anonymous connections are blocked. The system is designed to be booted as a live DVD or live USB, and will leave no digital footprint on the machine unless explicitly told …

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Microsoft Edge browser’s InPrivate mode may not be so private

Microsoft’s Edge browser in Windows 10 was seen as a new beginning for the company who had long stuck with the aging Internet Explorer. Edge was built from the ground up to incorporate the latest in browsing technology, with performance matching that of Google Chrome. Some of the new features include Cortana Assist, web annotation and a reading mode. But …

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Microsoft’s aggressive strategy for Windows 10 upgrade tactics

Microsoft Still Showing Malware-like Pop-ups asking Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users to Install Windows 10 without  an option to reject the upgrade. If you are running Windows 7 or 8.1, there’s a good probability that you might have encountered the Get Windows 10 pop-up. Earlier the upgrade pop-up was a small box that asked you to hit the install …

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How your computer can be infected with email you didn’t even open

From Kaspersky’s blog at usblog.kaspersky.com We’ve learn that we could get infected just by receiving an email if you’re using Outlook as those precautions won’t protect you from the BadWinmail vulnerability. You don’t need to click or open anything to become infected. You just receive one email – and that’s it. In fact, you don’t even need to open this email. …

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