security

Hackers Create Fake Coronavirus Websites to Steal Your Data

We all know (or at least we should do) that the internet can be a dangerous place. With the current concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, however, it shouldn’t be ...

March 12, 2020 at 8:33 am by

Microsoft Releases Updates Fixing Intel CPU Vulnerabilities

As you may be aware, over the last few years there have been a number of fairly substantial security issues identified within some specific Intel processors. Whether its ...

February 5, 2020 at 7:48 am by

Microsoft Tests a New Edge Feature to Block Dodgy Downloads

With the launch of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser earlier this month, it’s already managed to make a few converts of us here at eTeknix. Is it notably ...

February 1, 2020 at 11:43 am by

Microsoft Offers $20,000 Bug Bounty for Xbox Live

It’s not unusual practice to see companies occasionally (and sometimes regularly) run bug bounty programs. If you’re not familiar with the concept, then let me ...

January 31, 2020 at 9:20 am by

Anti-Virus Companies Are Sticking With Windows 7 (For Now)

With support officially ending for Windows 7 earlier this month, one of the biggest concerns for using remaining on the platform was how their online security would be ...

January 31, 2020 at 8:31 am by

AMD Quietly Fixed Four GPU Security Issues in its 20.1.1 Driver

January has so far proven to be a rather busy driver update month for AMD. At the time of writing, we’ve already seen three different update versions launches so far! It ...

January 24, 2020 at 10:11 am by

German Government to Spend $877,000 on Windows 7 ESU

So, it’s been a little over a week now since Windows 7 officially entered its end-of-life. The good news is that so far the world hasn’t torn itself apart. With ...

January 22, 2020 at 11:07 am by

Microsoft to fix Actively Exploited Internet Explorer Security Flaw

Now, the chances are that the vast majority of you reading this probably don’t use Internet Explorer. With around 80% of us using Google Chrome, the remaining 20% is ...

January 19, 2020 at 11:09 am by

Austria’s Foreign Ministry Confirms ‘Serious Cyber-Attack’

It’s pretty well known that there are various organizations (and even countries) that are dedicated to hacking sensitive information from various governments around the ...

January 5, 2020 at 12:18 pm by

The 25 Worst Passwords of 2019 Have Been Revealed

With the vast majority of us now having several online accounts (if not hundreds), it can sometimes be rather difficult to come up with solid (and more importantly, memorable) ...

December 21, 2019 at 11:27 am by

EA Sparks Panic Following A Poorly Worded E-mail

The chances are they if you’re an avid PC gamer, then you probably (like it or not) have the EA Origin app installed on your system. Now, as always, you’ll ...

November 21, 2019 at 10:31 am by

Intel To Address 77 Security Issues This Month Via Updates

Security updates are part and parcel of any involvement with technological products these days. Well, at least those that have some association with the online world. As such, ...

November 13, 2019 at 10:45 am by

Microsoft Confirms Huge Internet Explorer Security Exploit

So, I’m going to start by stating the obvious as its something you probably already said to yourself as you read the title. Who is still using Internet Explorer, right? ...

September 25, 2019 at 10:11 am by

Microsoft To Separate Security Patches From General Updates

It’s hardly any secret that Microsoft is earning (a somewhat deserved) reputation over their update quality. Mostly stemming since the launch of Windows 10. We have, for ...

September 24, 2019 at 10:57 am by

A New SIM-Based Spying Flaw Has Been Discovered

It has always been hypothetically possible that, in terms of your smartphone’s security, the SIM card has represented a far greater risk than the actual software. ...

September 15, 2019 at 12:44 pm by

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