Thursday, April 28, 2016
Posted by John Lister
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Microsoft has detailed the intricate and carefully crafted attack techniques of a longstanding group of online spies. They include taking advantage of a now-retired Windows feature for easier updates. Thankfully for home users, the attacks from the group Microsoft dubs "Platinum"... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Posted by John Lister
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5
Varying attitudes around the world to cellphone use are reflected in two new policies. India is to mandate 'panic buttons' in cellphones, while a German city has taken drastic measures to keep phone users safer. The Indian rules begin to take effect next January when all cellphones... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Posted by John Lister
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A new manufacturer plans to sell ultra-secure smartphones for as much as $15,000. They won't be the most expensive ever made, but will be the costliest outside of gimmick "luxury" handsets. Sirin Labs, a company based in the United Kingdom and Israel, has raised $72 million in... + continue reading
Friday, April 22, 2016
Posted by Dennis Faas
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5
Infopackets Reader 'Lee' writes: " Dear Dennis. I have done a clean install of Windows 10 and downloaded all updates; however, I keep getting a blue screen error message that "CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED". Prior to that I was running Windows 7 - but also had the same error... + continue reading
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Posted by John Lister
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5
European officials have formally accused Google of breaching competition rules in the way it handles the Android system. They say the company unfairly used the system to push its search services. The claims come from the European Commission, the equivalent of the executive branch... + continue reading

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