Entries by Ankur Agarwal

Windows 10 Problem Sees Upgrades Halted

Everyone knows about Windows 10’s most controversial feature, but nowMicrosoft MSFT -0.07% has confirmed a new problem with it… 

UK national newspaper The Express reports “a huge problem with the operating system that is preventing [users] from accessing the Microsoft Store or Windows Update” and a major response across Twitter and Reddit backs this up.

Microsoft Windows 10 upgrades

Read more...

Largest Ever Email and Password Leak Just Got Worse

A collection of almost 2.2 billion stolen emails and
passwords have surfaced online. It’s a truly mind-boggling cache of
private data that has only gotten larger since it was first reported.

It’s likely an aggregation of data from multiple huge
breaches over the course of years, and might include data stolen
from LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Yahoo.

Could you personally be affected? Odds are … Read more...

Why the Tech Skills Shortage Is About to Get Worse

The search for information technology workers may become
even harder in the coming years, as the number of people entering the
information technology field has decreased even as demand for those workers has
grown in recent years, new research has found.

The study, conducted by CareerBuilder, found that IT jobs in
the U.S. grew by 13 percent from 2002 to 2013, … Read more...

Hackers are going after Cisco RV320/RV325 routers using a new exploit

Security researchers have observed ongoing internet scans and exploitation attempts against Cisco RV320 and RV325 WAN VPN routers, two models very popular among internet service providers and large enterprises.

Attacks started on Friday, January 25, after security researcher David Davidson published a proof-of-concept exploit for two Cisco RV320 and RV325 vulnerabilities.

The vulnerabilities are:

  • CVE-2019-1653 – allows a remote

Read more...

,

Microsoft Says Windows 10 Will Commandeer Storage For Upgrade

The problems associated with Windows 10’s most controversial feature are well known, but now Microsoft MSFT +2.9% has warned users it will soon be consuming more of your computer’s resources to enforce it… 

In a new blog post, Microsoft program manager Jesse Rajwan confirmed that the company is taking measures to ensure Windows 10 computers will always be able … Read more...