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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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Intel Kaby Lake And AMD Zen To Only Support Windows 10

It’s official – upcoming processors from both Intel and AMD will only have official support on Windows 10. PCWorld has obtained statements from Microsoft, Intel, and AMD confirming that that…

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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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Microsoft Dropping Older Versions Of Internet Explorer

Microsoft will be cutting support for every older version of Internet Explorer next week. Like Windows XP in 2014, Internet Explorer versions 8, 9, and 10 will no longer be…

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Windows RT to get update, but not to Windows 10

Fear not, Windows RT users, for Microsoft has not abandoned you yet. The much-disdained OS will be getting an update, but not quite to Windows 10. According to the FAQ…

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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…