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Thunderbird 68.4.1 is a security update

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/13/thunderbird-68-4-1-is-a-security-update/

5 days ago

Thunderbird 68.4.1 was released a couple of days ago. The new version is a security update for the email client that patches a security vulnerability that is exploited in the wild as […]

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Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks if drivers are incompatible

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/09/microsoft-partners-may-request-windows-update-blocks-if-drivers-are-incompatible/

a week ago

A new document by Microsoft reveals that Microsoft Partners may request Windows Update blocks for their devices or hardware if they find out that certain drivers are incompatible with new feature updates […]

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Don't Xiaomi pics of other people's places! Chinese kitmaker fingers dodgy Boxing Day cache update after Google banishes it from Home

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/03/google_blocks_xiaomi/

2 weeks ago

Redditor finds security camera capturing stills from strangers' cribs

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Telegram update brings improved Theme Editor and Send when Online option

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/01/telegram-update-brings-improved-theme-editor-and-send-when-online-option/

2 weeks ago

The developers of the popular messaging application Telegram have released a big update for the mobile application to the Apple App Store Google Play. The update introduces numerous new features and improvements […]

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Media Player Classic MPC-HC 1.9.0 update brings dark theme support

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/30/media-player-classic-mpc-hc-1-9-0-update-brings-dark-theme-support/

3 weeks ago

The developers of the Media Player Classic application MPC-HC (Media Player Classic Home Cinema) have released version 1.9.0 of the media player for all supported operating systems. Downloads for 32-bit and 64-bit […]

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Where's our data, Google? Chrome 79 update 'a catastrophe' for Android devs with WebView apps

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/16/chrome_79_update_a_catastrophe_for_android_users_with_webview_apps/

a month ago

'Unfortunately local storage was missed off the list of files migrated'

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Did Microsoft release another Windows 10 update by mistake?

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/15/did-microsoft-release-another-windows-10-update-by-mistake/

a month ago

Back in October 2019, Microsoft released an update intended for Autopilot-powered devices to its entire userbase; the company pulled the update soon thereafter. It appears that Microsoft made a similar mistake in […]

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Windows Update Blocker is a portable freeware tool which can disable updates with a single click

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/12/windows-update-blocker-is-a-portable-freeware-tool-which-can-disable-updates-with-a-single-click/

a month ago

While Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise users can defer upgrades (to a certain extent), Windows 10 Home users cannot, at least not officially. Microsoft never revealed why Home customers don't get the […]

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OpenBSD bugs, Microsoft's bad update, a new Nork hacking crew, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/07/security_summary/

a month ago

Meanwhile, the DOJ sets its sights on money mules

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Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Update 1910 Released

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/03/microsoft-endpoint-config-manager-1910.aspx

2 months ago

Microsoft announced last week that it is starting to deliver Update 1910 for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager users. 12/03/2019

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The Windows 7 Extended Security Update program is now available

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/02/the-windows-7-extended-security-update-program-is-now-available/

2 months ago

Microsoft will end support for the company's Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020, the same day that security updates are made available for the last time for the operating system. […]

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Windows Terminal update introduces support for multiple panes

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/28/windows-terminal-update-introduces-support-for-multiple-panes/

2 months ago

Microsoft released a new preview version of the upcoming Windows Terminal application that brings the version of the application to 0.7. The new version introduces support for splitting the interface into multiple […]

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Bose customers beg for firmware ceasefire after headphones fall victim to another crap update

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/26/bose_firmware_borks_headphones/

2 months ago

Soundbar slingers make faulty ear things too

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Microsoft unlocks Windows 10 November 2019 Update in the Update Assistant

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/19/microsoft-unlocks-windows-10-november-2019-update-in-the-update-assistant/

2 months ago

Windows 10 administrators have multiple options at their disposal when it comes to upgrading Windows 10 devices to new versions of the operating system. Home administrators may use Windows Update, Microsoft's Media […]

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'Literally a paperweight': Bose users fume at firmware update that 'doesn't fix issues'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/18/bose_soundbars_new_firmware_fails/

2 months ago

Lexus of speakers fails to address months of complaints, say users

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Microsoft rolls out Unified Update Platform preview update KB4529943

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/08/microsoft-rolls-out-unified-update-platform-preview-update-kb4529943/

2 months ago

Microsoft released KB4529943 yesterday to devices that participate in the Unified Update Platform preview. The update will be released later to devices that run Windows 10 and don't participate in the UUP […]

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Last week's Fortnite update helped Akamai set a new CDN traffic record

https://www.zdnet.com/article/last-weeks-fortnite-update-helped-akamai-set-a-new-cdn-traffic-record/

3 months ago

Akamai said CDN traffic peaked at 106 Tbps last week, passing the 100 Tbps mark for the first time.

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Windows Update Manager wumgr 1.0 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/19/windows-update-manager-wumgr-1-0-released/

3 months ago

The developer of the Windows Update Manager wumgr has released version 1.0 of the application for Microsoft's Windows operating system. The release is the first program update in 2019 and an indication […]

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Ye olde Blue Screen of Death is back – this time, a bad Symantec update is to blame

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/15/blue_screen_of_death_symantec/

3 months ago

Updated The wrong kind of intrusion protection

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Microsoft releases October 2019 update previews for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/15/microsoft-releases-october-2019-update-previews-for-windows/

3 months ago

Microsoft released cumulative updates for various supported versions of Windows on October 15, 2019. The company released preview updates for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1 […]

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