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Microsoft warns Windows users that a recent update has broken XPS viewing

Craving another problem caused by an update to Windows? Microsoft is happy to oblige! The company has issued a warning that users who install the KB5014666 update — yes, the same update that caused printing problems and issues with the…

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Netflix has found a way to get money out of users who share passwords

Netflix has been battling dropping subscriber numbers for a while, and the company has been looking for ways to either recoup the money lost through a shrinking userbase, or to increase the number of people willing to pay for access….

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Microsoft releases PowerToys v0.60.1 update with important bug fixes for Windows 11 users

It is only a week since Microsoft released PowerToys v0.60.0, complete with various changes, fixes and additions — many of which were focused on Windows 11. Now the company has pushed out the PowerToys v0.60.1 update with a handful of…

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Microsoft warns Windows 8.1 users that ‘this version of Windows is nearing the end of support’

Windows 8.1 is very much in its twilight years, and it is only a matter of months before the operating system no longer receives updates from Microsoft. There are, of course, still plenty of people using Windows 8.1, and they…

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Microsoft treats Windows 10 users to the release of KB5015807 and KB5015811 updates

We’ve already spoken about Microsoft releasing the KB5015814 security update for Windows 11, but Windows 10 users have not been forgotten this month. These are security updates that should be installed as soon as possible. The KB5015811 update is available…

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Google will automatically delete abortion clinic visits and more from location history to protect users

Google has announced plans to help protect user privacy in relation to health data. While the company does not make explicit reference to the recent overturning of Roe v Wade, there has concern in the wake of the historic ruling,…

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Researchers uncover cybercriminal stronghold targeting Facebook users

The Facebook Messenger ‘Is That You?’ video phishing scam has been around since 2017, but a recent investigation into it by researchers at Cybernews has led to the discovery of what they’re calling a ‘cybercriminal stronghold’. Threat actors are using…

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BEC attacks get more businesslike to trick users

Business email compromise attacks are up 53 percent over the last year and are increasingly trying to look more like legitimate emails in their use of language. A new report from Armorblox shows 74 percent of BEC attacks are using…

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Microsoft releases new PowerToys v0.58.0, fully embracing .NET 6, fixing a huge number of bugs, and pleasing Windows 11 users

After what seems like an age — in reality just shy of four weeks — it is time for a new version of PowerToys! Microsoft has released PowerToys v0.58.0, complete with a lengthy list of fixes and improvements to numerous…

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KB5012643 update is causing screen flickering for some Windows 11 users

Installing updates for Windows can often be something of a gamble, but this is particularly true when we’re talking about the preview versions Microsoft makes available ahead of the monthly Patch Tuesday releases. The latest problematic patch is the recently…

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