Entries by Ankur Agarwal

A new Google Chrome attack can freeze your Windows 10 device

A new exploit has been discovered in Google Chrome that can potentially freeze Windows 10 devices completely. The new bug is being used in a tech support scam that freezes Windows 10 and then tells the user that their device is infected by a virus.

The newly discovered bug uses Javascript code to create a loop and which makes it impossible … Read more...

Wi-Fi 6 Explained: The Next Generation of Wi-Fi

What Does 802.11ax Bring to the Table?

Wi-Fi is set to get better and faster with its upcoming major update. While plenty of routersare already available with chips using draft specifications, 802.11ax Wi-Fi won’t be finalized until December 2019, ushering in a wave of updated devices touting new wireless capabilities that will contribute toward next-generation networks with more speed and … Read more...

A New Breakthrough in Quantum Computing is Set to Transform Our World

We officially have a 51-qubit quantum computer.

Quantum computers are, unarguably, the next great evolutionary step in the development of computing tech. Their successful creation will be a paradigm shifting achievement—one that will alter the future of humanity and revolutionize operations across a broad spectrum of applications.

And in case you missed it, we just took a massive leap forward … Read more...

Here’s what Facebook knows about you

New report says Facebook gave other companies access to users’ private messages without their consent

The New York Times reported that Facebook gave some companies more extensive access to users’ personal data than it has previously revealed, allegedly allowing firms to read private messages or see the names of users’ friends without consent. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)

Ask privacy advocate and … Read more...

Microsoft officially announces ‘Windows Sandbox’ for running applications in isolation

Microsoft’s coming ‘Windows Sandbox’ feature is a lightweight virtual machine that allow users to run potentially suspicious software in isolation. It could debut in Windows 10 19H1.

Microsoft officially took the wraps off a feature expected to come to Windows 10 19H1 early next year that it has rechristened as “Windows Sandbox.” This feature, which will be part of Windows … Read more...