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Newest British aircraft carrier runs old Windows OS

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The computers on Britain’s new state-of-the-art aircraft carrier – HMS Queen Elizabeth – seem to be armed with a not-so-state-of-the-art operating system. Journalists inspecting the British Navy’s next flagship spotted that it appears to be running on Windows XP, the very same OS that proved so vulnerable to the recent… Read more »

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Hackers spot Windows of opportunity

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Researchers at security firm CyberArk have raised concerns that Windows’ Safe Mode is anything but safe. The feature appears to give hackers more opportunity to steal PC login credentials and disable security software – while remaining undetected. Given the number of Windows systems in use, this risk could impact billions… Read more »

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Windows Hello allows users to say goodbye to passwords

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Users of Windows 10 will soon be able to stop wasting valuable brain space on passwords. Microsoft recently announced Windows Hello, a feature that uses fingerprint matching, iris identification and facial recognition to allow users to access devices and computers running Windows 10 without a password. According to TechNewsWorld, Microsoft… Read more »

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