computers

Millions can be hacked through vulnerable computer chips

2 critical vulnerabilities found in Intel & ARM chips allows attackers steal data from the memory of running apps, such as data from password managers, browsers, emails,etc. Researchers who discovered the vulnerabilities, dubbed “Meltdown” & “Spectre,” said that “almost every system,” since 1995, including computers & phones, was affected by the bug. 

Reports: 9to5Google, iTnews, AZFamily, Central Telegraph


Over 14 mln computers around the globe now running Windows 10

Even as an upset Mozilla protested against the difficulty faced by Windows 10 users to use its Firefox browser, Microsoft has reported that as many as 14 million computers around the world were now running the new OS, 24 hours after its launch.

Reports: Engadget, U.S. News & World Report, Neowin