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  • The continued (and usually justified) distaste for Windows 10 has given more momentum than ever to Linux as a desktop platform. Most Linux-based operating systems are free to use, have a consistent interface, and don't break with every update—what's...  more
    How to play Windows games in Linux
  • DO NOT INSTALL THIS UPDATE " Windows 10 update (KB4532693)" it has been "deleting people’s data" "since installing" LOL Like anyone using Winblows 10 has a choice? Just upgrade to LINUX! Windows 10 is the worst windows OS ever made! XP & Millennium...  more
    Microsoft finally acknowledges that Windows 10 has a serious pro
    • Robert Brumley reacted on this.
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      Robert Brumley Microsoft was most likely aware of it before they put it on Windows 10 computers.
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      beast-usa (Admin) MS using Win 10 users as test subjects. Well there should be a flood of new updates to fix what the last updates broke, then more updates to fix those updates! Or just upgrade to Linux. Linux can have problem like normal computer problems but...  more
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      Robert Brumley I checked my Windows 10 on all the updates that were down loaded and KB4532693 was not on there. Yet anyway. Yes Linux is the way to go but to be the first operating system, the main operating system. Windows as a secondary operating. system.
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      beast-usa (Admin) I dual or triple boot right now Linux primary, Windows 8, Winblows 10. But I also run just Linux and Windows 7 & 8 in virtual machine. I haven't upgraded my hardware in a couple years because I don't want to have any Windows on boot and don't want to be...  more
  • Using Word Press time for another update!

    "A popular WordPress theme plugin with over 200,000 active installations contains a severe but easy-to-exploit software vulnerability that, if left unpatched, could let unauthenticated remote attackers...  more
    Critical Bug in WordPress Theme Plugin Opens 200,000 Sites to Ha
  • GOOGLE CHROME STEALING PRIVATE DATA??? Wow I had no idea google, google chrome, gmail, chrome OS ALL STEAL DATA! LOL I can't believe anyone uses anything GOOGLE!

    This is how I know NOT to watch a tech/help video or listen to anything some has to say. As...  more
    500 Chrome Extensions Caught Stealing Private Data of 1.7 Millio
  • LOL WiFi, Adobe & Windows 10 three things to guarantee you WILL get hacked!

    Here comes the second 'Patch Tuesday' of this year.
    Adobe today released the latest security updates for five of its widely used software that patch a total of 42 newly...  more
    Adobe Releases Patches for Dozens of Critical Flaws in 5 Softwar
  • Just another reason to NEVER USE WiFi! Wireless is only good for one thing helping HACKERS make money!

    Emotet, the notorious trojan behind a number of botnet-driven spam campaigns and ransomware attacks, has found a new attack vector: using already...  more
    Emotet Malware Now Hacks Nearby Wi-Fi Networks to Infect New Vic
  • Someone in the movie industry telling the truth about Crapple? LOL
    Nothing more annoying then hearing people say "PC" for Winblows computers! If it's yours and you OWN IT IT IS A DAM PC! If it's a MAC, LINUX or WINBLOWS!!! PC = PERSONAL...  more
  • If you're using Winblows 10 first question WHY? Just Please stay on Windows 7 or 8 or upgrade to Linux!

    "Windows 10’s string of broken updates has now gone well beyond a joke - as it seems that the latest update to be released by Microsoft has been...  more
  • Several Cisco-manufactured network equipments have been found vulnerable to five new security vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to take complete control over them, and subsequently, over the enterprise networks they power.
    Four of the five...  more
    5 High Impact Flaws Affect Cisco Routers, Switches, IP Phones an
  • I don't know what it will take for people to STOP using wireless devices? Wireless only does one thing HELPS YOU GET HACKED!
    "There are over a hundred potential ways hackers can ruin your life by having access to your WiFi network that's also...  more
    Flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs Exposes Your WiFi Network to H
  • The handheld 3D skin printer developed by U of T Engineering researchers works like a paint roller, covering an area with a uniform sheet of skin, stripe by stripe. Blue dye was used for this photo shoot for visibility purposes. Credit: Daria...  more
    Handheld 3-D skin printer demonstrates accelerated healing of la
  • "WhatsApp" AKA facecrap garbage. reading all the hacks, privacy breaches I think I see a pattern?
    google
    google
    facecrap
    iphone
    facecrap
    Apple
    google
    iphone
    facecrap
    iphone
    google
    LOL And people still use those companies then ALWAYS SAY it's wasn't...  more
    This WhatsApp Bug Could Have Let Attackers Access Files On Your
  • LOL Do people still use google? I guess if you care nothing about your PERSONAL PRIVACY or SECURITY and live in the stone age, never read or listen to any news there is a chance you may still use google? Ok that's just not true if you are still using...  more
    Google Accidentally Shared Private Videos of Some Users With Oth
  • Nope never used to buggy, tooooo many back door ports, always thought is was risky and I was right!

    "If you use Zoom to host your remote online meetings, you need to read this piece carefully.
    The massively popular video conferencing software...  more
    Zoom Bug Could Have Let Uninvited People Join Private Meetings
  • "Internet Explorer is dead" STOP USING IT!
    Microsoft Warns of Unpatched IE Browser Zero-Day That's Under Ac
  • LOL Windows 10 is such GARBAGE the best security fix for Windows 10? UPGRADE TO LINUX!

    The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system that could allow hackers to intercept seemingly secure...  more
    Update Windows 10 Immediately to Patch a Flaw Discovered by the
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      Nina C. Miller VIP when I heard this on the news I thought of you immediately lol
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      beast-usa (Admin) The good news is things DIE this year. Windows 10 WILL END this year - TOTAL END OF LIFE 2025 and Adobe Flash is GONE December this year!
      • Jan 15
  • If you're using Winblows 10 and have a Nvidia video card and do not use the garbage MS Store you are out of luck. NO MORE Control Panel unless you install it from the MS Store. You can look for aftermarket drivers which normally break your system. This...  more
  • delete any videos from victims' TikTok profile,
    upload unauthorized videos to victims' TikTok profile,
    make private "hidden" videos public,
    reveal personal information saved on the account, such as private addresses and emails.
    Researchers Demonstrate How to Hack Any TikTok Account by Sendin
  • OK if you have Windows 7 DO NOT DOWNGRADE to Winblows 10! So Microsoft will stop releasing security updates? Who cares they never work anyway LOL just upgrade your Anti-Virus/Internet Security to a PRO version. Most are under $30 per year per...  more
    Are You Ready for Microsoft Windows 7 End of Support on 14th Jan
  • Landry's, a popular restaurant chain in the United States, has announced a malware attack on its point of sale (POS) systems that allowed cybercriminals to steal customers' payment card information.
    Landry's owns and operates more than 600 bars,...  more
    Landry's Restaurant Chain Suffers Payment Card Theft Via PoS Mal
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    A team of cybersecurity researchers demonstrated a novel yet another technique to hijack Intel SGX, a hardware-isolated trusted space on modern Intel CPUs that encrypts extremely sensitive data to shield it from attackers even when a system gets...  more
    New PlunderVolt Attack Targets Intel SGX Enclaves by Tweaking CP
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      beast-usa (Admin) Intels have so many security flaws most have already beed patched in Linux at a performance loss. The only other choice is AMD but to get a fast one it needs at least 24 cores/48 threads (48 CPU's) for $1,499.00 and that one gets beat down by the...  more
      • December 30, 2019
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      Robert Brumley Hopefully Intel can get a grip on this.I guess we are in trouble then. I think that's what may have happened or similar to my 6850k.
    • beast-usa (Admin)
      beast-usa (Admin) The newest (only in laptops) CPU's something else lake LOL are 10nm and have finally patched all those problems. Well that's KIND of what Intel claims 10nm for sure but they are not real open on what they have patched. The 10th gen are about 25 to 30%...  more
      • Jan 4
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    A new variant of Vega ransomware family, dubbed Zeppelin, has recently been spotted in the wild targeting technology and healthcare companies across Europe, the United States, and Canada.
    However, if you reside in Russia or some other ex-USSR countries...  more
    New Zeppelin Ransomware Targeting Tech and Health Companies
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    LOL Got to love Windows! I can just see all the calls on this one.
    1. DON'T OPEN ANY ATTACHMENTS.
    2. STAY OFF FACECRAP.
    3. DO NOT USE GOOGLE SEARCH
    4. Just call me once you get the virus because you didn't do 1 through 3.

    Cybersecurity researchers...  more
    Snatch Ransomware Reboots Windows in Safe Mode to Bypass Antivir
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    They are finally out! But of course already out of stock.
    $1049!
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    2 TB Crucial SSD my favorites $219 They are also almost paying to take any of the G-NOskill memory LOL
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    2 TB WD SSD $179
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    Portable M.2 external hard drive enclosure $29!
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    Wow people on facecraps site data breached this is just hard to believe! Such a secure site, such and honest owner! I'll bet he had no idea! I guess you can tell people how they will get hacked but they just never...  more
    Facebook Reveals New Data Leak Incident Affecting Groups' Member
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    It's wireless people what do I ALWAYS SAY?
    ANYTHING WIRELESS WILL GET HACKED! And who in their right mind would ever trust goolge, Amazon, Apple or MS?
    Sign into your google, MS or Apple account lately? LOL Yeah make sure they can spy on you, then use...  more
    Hackers Can Silently Control Your Google Home, Alexa, Siri With
  • beast-usa (Admin)
    LOL I keep telling and telling and TELLING people YOUR CELL PHONE IS NEVER SECURE! Use it as a PHONE and nothing ELSE, NEVER DO ANYTHING ON YOUR PHONE YOU DON'T WANT TO SHARE WITH EVERYONE.
    Chinese Hackers Compromise Telecom Servers to Spy on SMS Message