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Second HTTPS snooping flaw breaks security for thousands of iOS apps

Hackers can exploit the vulnerability to launch man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic from the affected apps

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Windows 10: The 10 coolest features you should check out first

From Cortana to the fancy new Start menu, you won't want to miss these Windows 10 features.

Wi-Fi client vulnerability could expose Android, Linux, BSD, other systems to attacks

A flaw in the widely used wpa_supplicant wireless client can lead remote code execution

Google puts integration at the center of Chrome for Work

Chrome OS devices play nicely with other enterprise technologies, the company says

Poor WordPress documentation trips developers, yields plug-ins with XSS flaw

Website administrators should check if they have any affected plug-ins and update them in order to avoid attacks

HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks

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Where Windows 10 stands right now

Windows 10 betas are coming fast and furious. Discover what Microsoft has released so far

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Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC

Testers running Windows 10's preview must keep the OS relatively up to date or face a bricked PC that soon won't boot.

Dell's Venue 10 7000 vs Microsoft Surface 3: Same price, different appeal

The Venue runs Android 5.0 and is thinner and lighter, while the Surface 3 comes with Windows, Office and more ports

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Microsoft already looking ahead to Windows 10 revision

With two updates to Windows 10 in 2016, Microsoft is replicating a release schedule that it applied for Windows 8.

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Widespread outages hit Windows 8/8.1 Metro Mail, Windows Live Mail, Windows Phone 8.1 mail

Microsoft confirms that the mail has been experiencing problems for at least six hours

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1.5M now testing Windows 10 preview

Although Microsoft has said its Windows 10 preview program has some 2.8 million participants, just over half of those are using the early version regularly, according to Web metrics estimates.

Vulnerable Dell support tool now detected as risky software

Older versions of Dell System Detect contain a serious vulnerability that allows hackers to install malware on users' computers

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First Look: Microsoft’s new Spartan browser for Windows 10

Here’s what sets Spartan apart from Internet Explorer.

Would Microsoft ever open-source Windows?

The possibility is no longer far-fetched, one Microsoft engineer has suggested

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Windows 7 momentum shows no sign of slowing

Windows 7 last month powered nearly two-thirds of all personal computers running a version of Microsoft's OS, according to an analytics company.

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Project Spartan makes it to the Windows 10 Technical Preview

The latest Tech Preview gives most users their first glimpse of the new browser.

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A Linux user tries out Windows 10

I did the unthinkable – left Linux behind and lived in the Windows 10 technical preview as my primary computing environment. Here's what I learned.

New malware program used in attacks against energy sector companies

The Trojan program is used for reconnaissance and distribution of additional malware, researchers from Symantec say

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