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Malware attacks are becoming worryingly common for PC users. Every day, there’s a new story about how a PC user lost everything when a virus attacked his or her PC. Unfortunately, the reason why these viruses are so successful is because most people think “this could never happen to me.” Nothing could be further from the truth, and I’m here to teach you how to be a smarter PC user in thRead More
Apple has always been wary of third-party plugins. The tech giant made headlines when it refused to allow flash on iOS, which means iPad and iPhone users have never been able to access any Flash-related media. And now, it looks like OS X users will receive a similar restriction that prevents them from using Java. Today, Apple announced that all Lion and Mountain Lion versions of Mac OS X (60% oRead More
A serious security vulnerability could start to affect Java users very soon. A team of security researchers at Rapid7 recently discovered a massive hole in Java’s security that allows hackers to “easily” gain access to user’s computers. The hackers can exploit a vulnerability in Java’s software, and to make matters worse, there is apparently no way to defend your computer against themRead More