Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 16299.98

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Patch Tuesday was earlier this month, but that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from releasing cumulative updates this week. On Monday, the company released build 14393.1914 for those on Windows 10 version 1607 (the Anniversary Update), and at the time, build 16299.96 showed up on the Windows 10 Update History page, although there was no update and clicking on […]

Did HP really install spyware on PCs?

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According to a report from Engadget, HP might have deployed spyware onto the PCs of consumers without their permission. The issue at heart is with the “HP Touchpoint Analytics Service” which apparently is hogging system resources, gathering telemetry and other data and sending it to HP without the user knowing. Even though Computer World has done an […]

Online Banking Safety

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Online banking is a very secure and convenient way to access your bank’s services. However, you need to be wary of fraudsters trying to gain access to your account. This is usually by trying to dupe you into handing over security information such as your username, passwords or your memorable information. How to bank safely […]

Two banking Trojans are affecting home users and businesses, Qakbot and Emotet

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Microsoft has identified two Trojan horses that have been showing renewed activity in the past few months. Qakbot and Emotet are two different malware families, but the company points out that they have the same ultimate goal of stealing banking credentials that can be used to steal money or commit identity theft. While these two originally targeted online banking users, enterprises, […]