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Australian daily deals website Catch of the Day announced a three-year-old data breach compromising credit cards and passwords to its customers on Friday evening.
Microsoft has warned that a vulnerability in Windows Phone operating systems could allow hackers to access your passwords when connected to rogue Wi-Fi hotspots.
Another blow to the troubled OS comes at the same time as Microsoft slices prices on its own Windows RT Surface tablets.
Researchers say hackers could easily spread their attack after gaining Windows passwords.
Security researchers have confirmed a vulnerability in now Apple-owned fingerprint software that exposes passwords on Windows PCs.
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The vulnerability under attack exists in Windows Common Controls and can be exploited to launch remote code execution attacks if a user simply surfs to a malicious website.
Carphone Warehouse has listed the Windows Phone-based Lumia 900 for sale in the UK from May on its website
Microsoft says it has not decided how many versions of Windows 8 it will release, and it could easily offer the same number as it did with Windows 7. However, based on the registry in the Consumer Preview version, the Windows 8 Beta website suggests there could be an unexpected extra: Windows 8 Professional Plus.
At my last contract job, building a gloriously swift website in Drupal, I decided to give generously of my generous contract income to Free Software. Notepad++ is my perennial Windows text editor of choice, even in the light of the oncoming (proprietary) text editor juggernaut that is Sublime.
Windows Phone 7 developers can now download an unofficial, but Microsoft-sanctioned tool for unlocking Windows Phone Mango devices.The ChevronWP7 team released the tool on Friday via its website.
Microsoft Windows 7 has now taken 30 percent of the PC operating system market, but it's still a long way behind Windows XP's 52 percent, according to numbers published today on the Netmarketshare website. As the name implies, the market shares are calculated from website traffic, and thus may not precisely reflect the global installed base.
According to an email sent out by Groupon India they have asked users to change their passwords due to a possible security breach found. The website has assured users that no financial information was leaked.
Developer Chris Walsh has pulled his ChevronWP7.updater tool for Windows Phone 7 handsets from the web.
Microsoft has begun distributing the first full update for Windows Phone 7, codenamed 'NoDo', to handsets, according to the WinRumors website.
An open letter purporting to come from a group of disgruntled Nokia investors was a hoax, according to Twitter posts to which the group's website now automatically redirects.The letter had laid out a series of objections to Nokia's Windows Phone 7 tie-in with Microsoft, claiming that the nine young investors involved would attempt at the company's Annual General Meeting in May to oust Stephen Elop from his position at the top of the Finnish handset manufacturer.
Five years ago, Microsoft might have been justified in assuming that every visitor to its website was running Windows. In 2011, that assumption is just unrealistic. An awful lot of people are using non-Microsoft devices to connect to PCs these days. Microsoft is missing an opportunity to talk directly to them.
Following a post on Microsoft's Dutch website hinting that Windows 8 is some two years away (post has now been edited, but you can find the relevant quote on Zack Whittaker's iGeneration blog), there has been a LOT of chat about what this new OS should bring to the table.
A freely available Trojan has been circulated that steals passwords stored within Firefox, Internet Explorer and the Windows Registry, security company Webroot reported last Wednesday.The Trojan, which Webroot named Trojan-PWS-Nslog, modified a core Firefox file — nsLoginManagerPrompter.
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