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How to install the GNS3 network emulator on Ubuntu

Автор: | 06.04.2018

Image: Jack Wallen If you’re a network administrator, you know how valuable good tools are. Most everyone knows about tools like traceroute, ping, Wireshark, iPerf, and Nmap—tools that help you sniff out issues on your currently running network. But what about when you are in the design phase of your network? Do you rely on… Читать далее »

Only newer systems will get Intel firmware updates for Spectre chip flaw

Автор: | 06.04.2018

Intel has said it will not issue patches to fix the Spectre vulnerability on 16 of its older processors. Its decision is unlikely to affect mainstream systems, but users running older hardware or those using the non-patched processors in embedded hardware may find their systems remain open to attack. By submitting your personal information, you… Читать далее »

Got an old PC? Find out whether you will get Intel’s latest Spectre patch

Автор: | 04.04.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: A range of Intel CPUs released between 2007 and 2011 won’t receive a firmware update to mitigate against Spectre-related attacks. The Spectre-related firmware update is available for a wide range of Intel CPUs, including every CPU released within the past five years, from… Читать далее »

Windows 10 hits ‘dramatic’ market share drop as Windows 7 use increases

Автор: | 04.04.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Windows 10 market share hit 33.21% in March 2018, down from 34.6% in February 2018, a drop of 1.39%. — NetMarketShare, 2018 In March 2018, Windows 7 gained 1.74% market share from the month before, rising from 41.69% to 43.43%. — NetMarketShare, 2018… Читать далее »

Total Meltdown: How Microsoft’s Spectre patch created an even bigger flaw for hackers

Автор: | 28.03.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: A programming oversight granted user-level applications full read/write access at native speeds, without using access tricks. The issue, since patched, affected x86-64 versions Windows 7 and Server 2007 R2 on the January or February 2018 patch cycle. A vulnerability introduced in Windows 7… Читать далее »

Low Windows adoption rates means Microsoft could be losing grip on the enterprise

Автор: | 27.03.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Windows 10 now makes up 48% of the Microsoft OS install base across users. Microsoft previously reported that Windows 10 was on 600 million active monthly devices. Windows 10 has now clearly outpaced Windows 7 in terms of market share, but overall adoption… Читать далее »

Still running Windows 7 instead of Windows 10? You’re at greater risk from malware says report

Автор: | 27.03.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Only 15% of the total files determined to be malware in 2017 were seen on Windows 10 systems, while 63% were found on Windows 7 PCs — Webroot. Among PCs used by businesses, there was an average of .04 malware files per Windows… Читать далее »

Microsoft issues Spectre, Meltdown firmware patches for Surface Pro that also improve battery life

Автор: | 21.03.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Microsoft has released firmware updates for the newest Surface Pro models that address the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. Spectre and Meltdown continue to be a very real security threat. It’s advised that Surface Pro owners update their devices immediately. Microsoft’s Spectre and Meltdown… Читать далее »

Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 R2 patches took some servers offline

Автор: | 16.03.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: A pair of Windows Server 2008 R2 patches released on March 13 have caused vNICs on VMs to reset, leading to disconnects. There is currently no fix for the issue aside from rolling back to previous installations—a good reminder to always test new… Читать далее »

Windows 10: Microsoft lifts block on security updates after sorting out AV clash

Автор: | 15.03.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Microsoft is removing a check for anti-virus compatibility before rolling out Windows security updates. Patches are being pushed to Windows 7 and 8.1 devices to help guard against Meltdown CPU attacks. Microsoft is reinstating security updates for the vast majority of Windows 10… Читать далее »