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Supreme Court Of Canada Allows Global Search Injunctions

June 29, 2017 by John Quilty

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Canadian courts can apply judgements worldwide in certain situations. Ruling 7-2, the court found that under Canadian law, courts can “grand an…

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Google Fined 2.42B Euros For Shopping Search Practices

June 28, 2017 by John Quilty

Google has been hit with a 2.42B Euro fine for violating EU antitrust rules. The fine is rooted in charges that Google had unfairly given an advantage to its shopping…

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SCOTUS Rules Against Lexmark In Printer Ink Patent Lawsuit

June 1, 2017 by John Quilty

The Supreme Court has ruled against Lexmark in a contentious case regarding where patent rights end. In a 7-1 decision, the court ruled that once an item has been sold,…

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FCC Votes 2-1 To Repeal Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

May 19, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

The FCC has voted 2-1 to repeal net neutrality rules originally put in place by the Obama administration as reported by Reuters. The vote took place on Thursday, May 18,…

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Wannacry Ransomware Decrypters WannaKey & WannaKiwi Released

May 19, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Two separate decryption tools to get around the encryption scheme used in the Wannacry ransomware have been released as reported by The Hacker News. WannaCry (also known as Wcry or Wanna)…

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NSA-Derived Ransomware WannaCry Shuts Down Computers Worldwide

May 14, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

A ransomware derived in part from NSA tools publicly leaked last month has shut down computers around the world recently. The ransomware is known as WannaCry, WCry, or simply Wanna.…

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Google Chrome To Expand On HTTPS Warnings

April 29, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Google Chrome will be expanding on its warnings about whether or not a site uses the HTTPS protocol. Aside from being the first four letters in any web address, HTTP…

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Microsoft is Cutting Certain Services From Standalone Versions Of Microsoft Office

April 21, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Services such as OneDrive for Business and Skype for Business will be cut from the standalone versions of Microsoft Office as reported by PCWorld. The change is planned to take…

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Windows 10 Is Now On A Six-Month Upgrade Cycle

April 21, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be shifting to a six-month cycle for major upgrades to Windows 10, Tom’s Hardware reports. The core reason for the stated move is…

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Open-Source Patch Circumvents Windows Next-Gen CPU Check

April 20, 2017 by Robert N. Adams

An open-source patch has been created to circumvent a Windows Update CPU check in Windows 7 & 8.1 as reported by Bleeping Computer. Microsoft had previously stated that the latest…