Windows 7 Users to Receive End-of-Life Notification

Windows 7 Users to Receive End-of-Life Notification

Microsoft is beginning to notify users that the Windows 7 operating system is approaching its Jan. 12 end-of-life date. An update for Windows 7 brings a notification that tells users that support ...

WhatsApp, Microsoft and Intel Chip Vulnerabilities

Quickly applying software updates (patching) to mitigate security vulnerabilities is a cornerstone of both a home and business security strategy. So it was interesting to see how the mainstream news media reported ...
Microsoft Windows 7 & Windows 2008 End of Life

Microsoft Windows 7 & Windows 2008 End of Life

Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 End of Life is fast approaching. 'End of Life' is the point where the operating system will be no longer supported with security patches, unless ...
Meltdown Patches Left Windows 7, Server 2008 Systems Even More Vulnerable

Meltdown Patches Left Windows 7, Server 2008 Systems Even More Vulnerable

Microsoft’s January and February patches for the Meltdown vulnerability introduced an even more dangerous flaw that left Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 systems vulnerable to complete compromise. The bug is somewhat ...
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First ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Hit U.S. ATMs

First ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Hit U.S. ATMs

ATM "jackpotting" -- a sophisticated crime in which thieves install malicious software and/or hardware at ATMs that forces the machines to spit out huge volumes of cash on demand -- has long ...