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BlueKeep, a Windows remote desktop flaw allowing full uncompromised access

Microsoft warned last month that the critical vulnerability, dubbed BlueKeep, could lead to large-scale attacks. Businesses remember like it was yesterday the damage that was inflicted by 2017's WannaCry ransomware outbreak. BlueKeep allows full compromise of Windows via Remote Desktop Services. This means that, potentially millions of computers are at risk of a full system [...]

June 13th, 2019|

Intel patches eight high severity vulnerabilities in their NUC PC’s and RAID cards

Intel has patched 8 high severity security flaws in its NUC mini PC's. Security researchers have rated the vulnerability's between 8.2 and 7.5 out of 10. Consequently the two most severe vulnerability's, had the potential to allow a privileged user to enable escalation of privilege, denial of service or information disclosure. Further the remainder of [...]

June 13th, 2019|

5G roll-out and coverage update, the next generation is here

With the release of Samsung's new Galaxy S10 5G, many are wondering what the current 5G coverage looks like. With many 5G capable phonesa set to be released in the coming months, the 5G roll-out really needs to have a substantial amount of active towers before many buyers will consider purchasing a capable device. Currently [...]

June 10th, 2019|

Windows 10 Updates: A seriously misinformed mess

In early April, Microsoft confirmed that they would be improving the Windows 10 Upgrade experience in the near future. In a recent blog post, Microsoft confirmed that they were working on "Improving the Windows 10 update experience with control, quality and transparency." But now that the details are flowing in, it is not what hundreds [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

Chromium based browsers slowed down by Windows 10’s latest Security update

Microsoft's latest security update is causing major headaches for users of chromium based browsers. The update, deigned to improve security, has slowed chromium based browsers such as Chrome and Vivaldi, to a halt. Developers from Vivaldi noticed the issue while running performance test suites designed to ensure optimum performance and battery life. "We immediately noticed [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

Samsung Galaxy Fold – the folding future seems fragile

Reviews are out! The Hype is real! The future is here, they said! But not even one week since review units of Samsung's future shaping flagship, were posted, faith in the future was utterly crushed. The reports flooded in. Samsung Galaxy Fold's were unexpectedly breaking. At least two, The Verge and CNBC's Devices - of [...]

April 24th, 2019|

Huawei Mate X – Samsung’s Galaxy fold already has some competition

It's only been out for a week, but already we have a competitor that is thinner, has a bigger screen, and folds flatter. Say hello to Huawei's Mate X. The Mate X has an 8 inch wrap around display that, when folded, is just 11mm thick. Its packing the Huawei's latest in house designed processor, [...]

March 7th, 2019|

USB 4 – Thunderbolt and USB will converge

While specifications won’t be finalized until later this year, USB 4 should support speeds of 40 Gbps. The USB-IF is using Thunderbolt 3 as the foundation for USB 4. Intel originally developed the Thunderbolt interface with Apple back in 2011. It was supposed to be a faster and more versatile interface that supports multiple protocols. [...]

March 5th, 2019|

Facebook won’t let you opt out of its phone number ‘look up’ setting

Users are complaining that the phone number Facebook hassled them to use to secure their account with two-factor authentication has also been associated with their user profile — which anyone can use to “look up” their profile. Worse, there is no option to opt-out. But even if users haven’t set up two-factor, there are well [...]

March 5th, 2019|

Mayhem – Next gen security vulnerability detection

A white hat hacker is an ethical computer hacker who searches for security vulnerabilities. Their job plays a vital role in protecting your data from cyber-criminals, protecting your Bank information from their view. But soon these so called white hat hackers may be out of a job themselves. Called Mayhem, the machine is a water-cooled [...]

February 19th, 2019|