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Malware That Targets Both Microsoft, Apple Operating Systems Found

A new strain of malware is designed to spread malware on either Mac OS X or Microsoft Windows, depending on where it’s opened.

Blocking Windows 7, 8.1 updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen chips appears...

Enlarge / A Kaby Lake desktop CPU, not that you can tell the difference in a press shot. (credit: Intel) A recently published...

IDG Contributor Network: 8 free alternatives to Windows and MacOS

8 free alternatives to Windows and MacOS Windows has its virtues, but many people simply don’t like it and don’t want it running on their...

Final Firefox version with Windows XP, plugin support released today

Firefox 52 is out today, and it's a landmark release for a couple of reasons. The release is the final major version to support two legacy...

IDG Contributor Network: A beginner’s guide to Raspberry Pi 3

This article is part of a weekly series where I'll create new projects using Raspberry Pi 3.The first article of the series focusses on...

End-Of-Life Software Alive And Well On US PCs

7.5% of users ran unpatched Windows operating systems in Q4 of 2016, up from 6.1 percent in Q3 of 2016, new study shows.

Surprise! Microsoft issues Flash patches for Internet Explorer, Edge

Microsoft sent an email to its largest customers on Monday, alerting them that Adobe Flash Player patches for Internet Explorer and Edge will be...

Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and Vista

Enlarge (credit: Jeff Christensen / ContributorChristensen/WireImage) If you took all the remaining Windows XP and Vista users in the world—a surprisingly robust 10 percent—and placed...

5 open source security tools too good to ignore

Open source is a wonderful thing.A significant chunk of today’s enterprise IT and personal technology depends on open source software.But even while open source...

MEDJACK.3 Poses Advanced Threat To Hospital Devices

A newly discovered version of the "medical device hijack" attack targets older operating systems to bypass security measures and steal patient data.

New ASLR-busting JavaScript is about to make drive-by exploits much nastier

(credit: xxdigipxx) For a decade, every major operating system has relied on a technique known as address space layout randomization to provide a...

ASLR-security-busting JavaScript hack demo’d by university boffins

Amster-damn, that's a hell of a vulnerability to make browser bug exploitation easier Researchers in Europe have developed a way to exploit a common...