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Mingis on Tech: The main changes coming to Windows 10 this spring

The next update to Windows 10 is expected to arrive soon, so it's a good time to look at what's coming. Windows expert Preston Gralla has the details.

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Researchers find 13 critical flaws in AMD's Ryzen and Epyc chips

Researchers accused of ignoring responsible disclosure claim AMD chips are riddled with critical flaws and backdoors; AMD says it is investigating.

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AI on-device

A decentralized approach will allow users to take back ownership of their personal information, while protecting them from major breaches.

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Tech Talk: Apple's home speaker, HomePod, arrives

It's about the sound, not the smart. Apple's new home speaker, HomePod, integrates its Apple Music subscription by voice. It carries a hefty price tag of $349.99. The panelists call the move late and half-baked.

Salted Hash Ep 17: Spectre and Meltdown, a vehicle that no one is using

Welcome to another episode of Salted Hash. This week, Salted Hash is joined by our new Staff Writer, J.M. Porup, to talk about some recent developments related to Spectre and Meltdown, including patch fixes, future mitigations, and a...

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Spectre and Meltdown | Salted Hash Ep 17

What is it about the Spectre and Meltdown attacks that scared everyone so much? Host Steve Ragan and J.M. Porup talk through the impact of these hardware flaws.

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Cisco VPN remote code execution flaw rated 10 out of 10 for severity

Cisco devices running Adaptive Security Appliance software have a remote code execution and denial of service bug. And it's as bad as it gets -- rated 10 out of 10 for severity.

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Spectre and Meltdown explained: What they are, how they work, what's at risk

Spectre and Meltdown are the names given to a trio of variations on a vulnerability that affects nearly every computer chip manufactured in the last 20 years. The flaws are so fundamental and widespread that security researchers are...

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Meltdown and Spectre patches: Where to start and what to expect

You need to apply Meltdown and Spectre patches to pretty much everything in your enterprise. And you need to start now. We help you prioritize.

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Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to know going forward

As you've likely heard by now, there are some problems with Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. Called Meltdown and Spectre, the discovered attack possibilities are rather severe, as they impact pretty much every technical device on the...

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25% off Logitech K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard for Computer, Phone & Tablet - Deal Alert

Logitech's type-on-everything keyboard features easy switching between three devices, including any computer, tablet and smartphone. An integrated phone and tablet stand holds your devices at the perfect angle to type and read....

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Keylogger found in keyboard driver of 475 HP notebook models

A researcher found a keylogger, turned off by default, in the keyboard driver for hundreds of HP laptops. HP released updates to address the security vulnerability.

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Creating a holiday light show using Raspberry Pi, xLights and a matrix

This year's holiday light show uses smart pixel strands, leaping arches, xLights/Nutcracker, a Raspberry Pi, Falcon controllers and a digital sign or matrix.

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15% off APC 11-Outlet Surge Protector with USB Charging Ports and SurgeArrest - Deal Alert

Be it a lightning strike that destroys a home entertainment center or fluctuating power that degrades the life of your electronics – surges, lightning, and power disturbances can have a devastating impact on the valuable electronics...

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23% off APC 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

How the transition to Everything as a Service upended cybersecurity software models

With regard to the evolving stratification of security services, it is worth spending some time considering how reoccurring software-based service models have fundamentally upended network and cyber security businesses across the...

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55% off High Speed USB Integrated Electrical Wall Outlet - Deal Alert

This easy to install wall outlet features two high speed USB charging ports for smartphones, tablets and other USB devices, and a child-safe tamper-resistant power receptacle. Currently discounted 55% off its list price.

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61% off this 3-foot Anker Powerline+ USB C to USB 3.0 Cable - Deal Alert

Double-braided nylon exterior, toughened aramid fiber core and laser-welded connectors equip PowerLine+ with superior toughness from end-to-end.

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