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Is Your Chromebook Patched Against the Meltdown Vulnerability? Here’s How to Check

Last week, two serious hardware vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, came to light, and there’s since been a veil of panic surrounding them. That’s not surprising — the bugs affect chips made by Intel, AMD, ARM, and others, and threatens to let hackers compromise sensitive data. While chipmakers (including ARM’s) have issued mitigations to prevent attacks, some […]

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One Class Action Lawsuit Against LG’s Bootloop Issue Has Been Compelled Into Arbitration

Bootloops on LG devices are as infamous as they are common, often being used in arguments against the merit of devices manufactured by LG. LG had admitted that the bootloops were hardware related on the G4 and had promised to repair the affected devices “under full warranty”. But despite LG supposedly figuring out the issue, the […]

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Microsoft Hardens Latest Windows Version Against Hackers

Microsoft has fortified the latest version of Windows to make it more secure than previous editions, but the strongest protections will be available only to those willing to pay a steep price for them. Windows 10 Anniversary Update has introduced many mitigation techniques in core Windows components and the Microsoft Edge browser, helping protect customers […]

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Obama Warns Against Cyber Cold War

President Obama on Monday urged de-escalation of a potential arms race involving cyberweapons. The president’s remarks followed his meeting with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China. The U.S. has more offensive and defensive capability than any other country on Earth, Obama noted. Citing a new era of […]

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