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.


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Windows 10 Expert’s Guide: Everything you need to know about BitLocker

Encrypting every bit of data on a Windows 10 PC is a crucial security precaution. Every edition of Windows 10 includes strong encryption options, with business editions having the best set of management tools. Here’s a hands-on guide.

If your PC were lost or stolen, you’d probably cringe at the cost of replacing it. But that’s nothing compared to what … Read more...

2.2 Billion Accounts Found In Biggest Ever Data Dump — How To Check If You’re A Victim

Two weeks ago the Collection #1 data dump redefined ‘big’ as far as breached data goes: more than 770 million account details were in that database, made public for all to see. Now big has just got even bigger with the discovery of Collection 2-5 that takes the total number of hacked user accounts published to an astonishing 2.2 billion. As … 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...

B.C. government deploys first blockchain tool

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Beta version of OrgBook BC allows users to verify if an organization is legally incorporated in the province

The B.C. government is officially on board the blockchain bandwagon.

The Ministry of Citizens’ Services has become the first arm of the provincial government to deploy a blockchain-enabled tool, unveiling a beta version of OrgBook BC to the public on January 22.… Read more...