Windows 7 usage finally starting to fall

Windows 7 usage finally starting to fall

Figures show solid rise for Windows 10 at the same time. As the Windows 7 end of life date draws closer, users are finally starting to move over to Windows 10 in greater numbers. According to the latest operating system market share figures from Net Applications Windows 7’s share of the overall market (which includes Apple’s operating […]

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Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Most NHS computers haven’t switched to Windows 10

Windows 7 is still the preferred OS for more than a million of devices. More than a million computers belonging to the NHS are currently running the Windows 7 operating system, which some MPs see as a potential problem. The operating system in itself is not the problem, according to Jo Platt MP, shadow cabinet office minister, […]

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$100m in ransomware demands blocked by No More Ransom

$100m in ransomware demands blocked by No More Ransom

No More Ransom, a project which generates decryption keys for as many ransomware variants as possible, saved its victims more than $100 million in paid ransom, Europol is claiming. The international law enforcement agency, which backed the project, says that the decryption tool for the notorious GandCrab ransomware alone prevented people from paying almost $50 million in ransom. […]

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The end of the desktop?

The end of the desktop?

We’ve been predicting for a while that Microsoft is moving us away from its PC-centric Windows operating system to a cloud-based rental version of Windows. Now, with the Windows Virtual Desktop beta finally showing up, we’re a step closer to the death of the PC. When the first PC was released it changed everything. Before it, […]

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WINDOWS 10 TO AUTOMATICALLY UNINSTALL FAULTY UPDATES

WINDOWS 10 TO AUTOMATICALLY UNINSTALL FAULTY UPDATES

The next iteration of Windows 10 will self-diagnose start-up failures and if necessary uninstall recent updates to get the PC up and running, Microsoft quietly announced in a support document earlier this week. “If Windows detects that your machine cannot start up successfully, it will try to diagnose and resolve failures due to disk issues, […]

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Millions of PCs Found Running Outdated Versions of Popular Software

Millions of PCs Found Running Outdated Versions of Popular Software

It is 2019, and millions of computers still either have at least one outdated application installed or run outdated operating systems, making themselves vulnerable to online threats and known security vulnerabilities/exploits. Security vendor Avast has released its PC Trends Report 2019 revealing that millions of users are making themselves vulnerable to cyber attacks by keeping […]

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