Year: 2015

That “most used words” Facebook quiz is a privacy nightmare

Published by Paul Bischoff   www.comparitech.com on November 22, 2015 Over 16 million people have agreed to give up almost every private detail about themselves to a company they likely know nothing about just to play a quiz.

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Windows 10 November Update – Features, changes, and improvements

BY MAURO HUCULAK Technology Enthusiast. Microsoft MVP. Windows Writer www.windowscentral.com It has been just three months since the general availability of Windows 10, and Microsoft isnow rolling out its first major update. Previously known by its codename as “Threshold 2”

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Protect Yourself in the Digital Age – NCA Europol Online Safety Film 2015

A short film demonstrating the steps you can take to protect yourself from online criminals and malware. This film was produced for a series of cyber-safety walk-in events taking place in November 2015, as part of public protection activity initiated

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The four daftest things people do on social media to help scammers

… like showing off a new credit card on Twitter, posting pictures of cash on Instagram, or boasting about coveted gig tickets on Facebook Illustration by Alec Doherty at MP Arts Rupert Jones Saturday 7 November 2015 07.00 GM Cyber crime

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Computer brain games ‘stave off mental decline’

Computer brain games can help elderly perform better at everyday tasks Firms selling the gadgets and games consoles say they boost memory British research suggests brain exercises may delay onset of dementia By Ben Spencer, Medical Correspondent For The Daily

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10 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Windows 10

 Windows 10, by all appearances, seems poised for mass adoption, after a lackluster reception for Windows 8. This alternation of popular and unpopular  is sort of a  pattern for Microsoft operating systems: Vista tanked while Windows 7 killed, for example.

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Microsoft rushes out emergency security update to fix critical Windows flaw The vulnerability could allow an attacker to take control of an unpatched system.

On Monday, Microsoft pushed out an emergency out-of-band update for a critical security vulnerability that could allow an attacker to gain complete control of your system. The flaw affects all systems from Windows Vista and up—including the Windows 10 Technical

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Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users

Microsoft are releasing Windows 10 on July 29th as a free upgrade to all Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users. More personal computing Windows 10 is made for natural computing, whatever device you’re using. While the new Start button and

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