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Almost all ransomware targets Windows devices

Analysis of over a million confirmed ransomware samples reveals Windows is by far the most popular target......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailOct 15th, 2021

This Dell Windows 11 laptop is just $230 for Cyber Week 2021

Save big on this great budget-priced productivity machine from Dell......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft backpedals on changing default browsers in Windows 11

Up until now, it was difficult to change your default browser in Windows 11. Microsoft listened to the outcry of its users and is making it easier to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

FBI Says the Cuba Ransomware Gang Made $43.9 Million from Ransom Payments

The US Federal Bureau of Investigations said today that the operators of the Cuba ransomware have earned at least $43.9 million from ransom payments following attacks carried out this year. From a report: In a flash alert sent out on Friday, the Bure.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Luna Display lets you wirelessly use a Mac as second Windows monitor

Astropad updated its dongle to expand support beyond iPads. Enlarge / A 24-inch iMac used as display for a Windows 11-based Lenovo Thinkpad. (credit: Astropad) Sometimes you just need more screen space. You can always buy a p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft restores individual “default browser” setting in Windows 11 preview

Microsoft restores individual “default browser” setting in Windows 11 preview.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

iPhones of US diplomats hacked using “0-click” exploits from embattled NSO

NSO's stealthy Pegasus malware gives full remote access to infected devices. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) The iPhones of nine US State Department officials were infected by powerful and stealthy malware developed by NSO Grou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Save £100 when you buy any two Facebook Portal devices

In the latest Facebook Portal deal you can buy any two devices and save £100......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft Backtracks on Windows 11"s Controversial Default Browser Changes

Microsoft is backtracking on changes it made to Windows 11 that made it more difficult to switch default browsers. From a report: A new test build of Windows 11 now allows users of Chrome, Firefox, and other browsers to set a default browser with a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Microsoft finally caves and makes it easier for users to switch default browsers in Windows 11

Microsoft will soon make it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11. Independent app developer Rafael Rivera spotted a new set-default button on the latest Windows 11 test build. The option is under Settings>Apps>Default Apps>......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Publisher Take-Two files trademark claim against developer of It Takes Two

Take Two has issued a stream of trademark claims this year, and Hazelight's It Takes Two is one of the targets......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Two-dimensional bipolar magnetic semiconductors with electrically controllable spin polarization realized

Two dimensional (2D) magnetic semiconductors, integrating semiconductivity, ferromagnetism and low dimensionality, serve as the cornerstone for high-speed nanospintronic devices. However, the practical applications of nowadays 2D magnetic semiconduct.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Mimicking a human fingertip"s sensitivity and sense of direction for robotic applications

As robotic devices such as artificial prosthetics and human-computer interfaces are increasingly integrated into society, researchers have been looking more deeply into the sensitivity of the devices that serve the same function as hands. Human finge.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Egg-carton-style patterning keeps charged nanoparticles in place and suitable for a wide range of applications

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Seoul National University of Science and Technology have devised a new method for manufacturing devices that require precisely sized and positioned micro- and nanoscale particles. The technique is suitabl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

On-screen touch controls are gaining in popularity according to Xbox Cloud Gaming

When Microsoft launched Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud for simplicity's sake) just over a year ago, Minecraft Dungeons was the only game with an on-screen gamepad for playing on mobile devices. Since then, more than 100 titles have received touch control.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Qualcomm"s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC will power the next generation of Windows on Arm laptops

Qualcomm’s latest SoC for Windows laptops is now official, and it’s called the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform. The name is certainly a mouthful, but the company promises this new chip will enable “extreme mobile computing experiences tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Google Removes Pirate Bay Domains from Search Results Citing Dutch Court Order

Google has removed The Pirate Bay and more than 100 related domains from its search results in the Netherlands. The search engine points to a local pirate site-blocking order that was forwarded by anti-piracy group BREIN. The order targets ISPs and d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Ransomware attack on Planned Parenthood steals data of 400,000 patients

Hackers had access to Planned Parenthood's Los Angeles chapter for 8 days. Enlarge (credit: Rob Engelaar | Getty Images) Ransomware hackers broke into a Planned Parenthood network and accessed medical records or other sensitiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Microsoft Edge will now warn users about the dangers of downloading Google Chrome

Pop-ups range from straightforward to cheeky. One calls Chrome "so 2008." Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) If you're a Google Chrome user setting up a new Windows PC, the most important feature of Microsoft Edge.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Microsoft"s New Windows Prompts Try To Stop People Downloading Chrome

Microsoft has never been a fan of Windows users downloading Chrome instead of using Edge, but the company has now stepped up its campaign to keep people using its built-in browser. From a report: Windows 10 and Windows 11 have both started displaying.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Preview builds begin to fix Windows 11’s Start menu and taskbar

Changes may be destined for Windows 11's first major feature update next fall. Enlarge / The new Start menu kills Live Tiles and puts the All apps view on a separate screen. Like the taskbar, it's cleaner-looking but also less customiz.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021