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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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Ubisoft Ending Windows Vista Support

Ubisoft announced that future updates to their online service Uplay will no longer be compatible with Windows Vista, although games will still be accessible. In a post on the official…

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Activision-Blizzard to End XP and Vista Support for PC Titles

Activision-Blizzard is moving forward for PC support. An announcement today on Battle.net by the community manager Tyvalir states Activision-Blizzard will no longer support Windows XP and Vista operating systems. Several titles will…

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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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Google To Drop Windows XP, Older Mac OS Support In Chrome

Google has announced on its official blog that it will be discontinuing Chrome support in older operating systems in April 2016. Specifically, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS X 10.6…

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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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Unable to edit the hosts file

Are you unable to edit the hosts file in C:WindowsSystem32Driversetc ? Does it say messages such as: You don’t have permission to save in this location. Contact the administrator to…