Windows 10 1809 fiasco may hinder enterprise migrations from Windows 7

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The delayed delivery of Windows 10 October 2018 Update could put the pinch on companies looking to upgrade from Windows 7 before support for the aging OS ends next January.

Microsoft’s months-long delay in getting the latest Windows 10 feature upgrade to customers could not have come at a worse time.

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This wooden NFC puck gets guests onto your Wi-Fi network without a password

Ten One Design, an Apple accessory specialist, has just announced the WiFi Porter, a small wooden NFC tag that lets your guests connect their phones to your Wi-Fi network without needing its SSID or password. Both iPhone and Android phones are supported, but iPhones released before 2018 won’t be able to use the NFC functionality and will have to … Read more...

Protecting yourself from inevitable data breaches is easier than you think

It’s tempting to give up on data security altogether, with all the billions of pieces of personal data – Social Security numbers, credit cards, home addresses, phone numbers, passwords and much more – breached and stolen in recent years. But that’s not realistic – nor is the idea of going offline entirely. In any case, huge data-collection corporationsRead more...

How to Stop Worrying About Every ‘Mega’ Password Breach That Comes Along

News of this week’s so-called “mega breach” might deeply trouble you. If so, that means it’s a perfect time to take control of your personal security. Yes, every company should be held responsible for practicing sloppy security, allowing your sensitive data to get into the wrong hands. But at this point, there’s really no reason to trust the … Read more...

Make Public Speaking Easier With This Free Voice-Controlled Teleprompter

If you’re not used to public speaking, a teleprompter can be a useful tool to have in your arsenal. A teleprompter can help you keep your speech on track, and make everything run a bit more smoothly. There’s just one issue: Most free and web-based teleprompters auto scroll, meaning that if you pause for any reason while you’re reading, your … Read more...

Shutdown makes dozens of .gov websites insecure due to expired TLS certificates

The U.S. government shutdown is causing trouble not only in political circles but also in the world of internet security. As the shutdown enters day 22, making it the longest shutdown in the history of the country, dozens of government websites have been rendered insecure or inaccessible due to expired transport layer security (TLS) certificates.

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