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Wannacry Ransomware Decrypters WannaKey & WannaKiwi Released

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

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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Open-Source Patch Circumvents Windows Next-Gen CPU Check

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…

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Microsoft Will Block Windows 7 & Windows 8.1 From Updating On Newer CPUs

Microsoft will be blocking Windows Update from working on Windows 7 & Windows 8.1 for PCs with newer CPUs as reported by DSOGaming. The issue is detailed on a support…

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Microsoft Loses Suit Over Windows 10 Updates

The Seattle Times is reporting that Microsoft has lost a $10,000 lawsuit over forced Windows 10 upgrades. Teri Goldstein, a California based business owner, sued Microsoft due to the disruption…

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Windows 9 “threshold” may be announced later this year

After all of the press behind the release of Windows 8 in late 2012 it may now be that the world will be getting its first look at the new…

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Windows 8, the new Vista?

Although the poor sales have drawn comparisons to Windows Vista, just how unsuccessful has Windows 8 been? Has the damage been beyond sales i.e. should be expect a mass movement…

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EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro review: Worth the price?

Data recovery software is something I have used in desperation in my past, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is one option on the market, if you are willing to pay…

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Bring back the Start Menu to Windows 8/8.1

With Windows 8 receiving massive backlash from customers and PC manufacturers, it is safe to assume this is due to ‘Metro’, sorry Modern UI. Unfortunately due to the lack of…

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FYI: Microsoft Remote Desktop App out today

Today has been a busy day for Microsoft. With their Windows 8.1 Release, they also released the Microsoft Remote Desktop App for iOS and Android today. The initial thought on…