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Microsoft fixes critical crypto flaw, strenghtens encryption for older systems

A vulnerability in the Microsoft SChannel component could expose servers to remote code execution attacks

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Microsoft fixes severe 19-year-old Windows bug found in everything since Windows 95

With help from IBM, Microsoft has patched a critical vulnerability that flew under the radar since the launch of Windows 95.

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Spec showdown: Lumia 535 edges Moto E with more storage, front camera

The Microsoft and Motorola smartphones are powered by the same processor, and cost about the same

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Cisco patches serious vulnerabilities in small business RV Series routers

The flaws allow attackers to execute commands, overwrite files and launch CSRF attacks

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Google to kill off SSL 3.0 in Chrome 40

A vulnerability in SSL 3.0 enabled the POODLE attack. In the meantime, Chrome 39 will no longer support SSL 3.0 fallback for TLS connections.

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Vulnerabilities found in more command-line tools, wget and tnftp get patches

Flaws identified in wget and tnftp allow malicious servers to execute rogue commands on users' systems

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Windows 10 getting new Mac-style trackpad gestures, multi-monitor improvements

Microsoft is adding some very handy touchpad gestures to Windows 10.

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Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

Which will be handy when configuration changes don't go well

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Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

The new OS will feature enhancements in areas like identity protection, data security and malware resistance

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday tackles three critical vulnerabilities, including 'Sandworm'

The Sandworm vulnerability gets a fix with this month's round of corrective fixes for Microsoft software. Internet Explorer gets a fix, too.

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Windows 10 Preview stats: Two-thirds of testers live dangerously

Who needs a safety net? A big majority of Windows 10 Technical Preview testers scoff at the safety provided by virtual machines. Here's how to take the proper precautions before dumping the Preview on your hard drive.

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Windows 10 hack reveals desktop Notification Center

Unannounced feature will give users a single view for all app notifications.

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Someone crammed Windows 95 onto Android Wear, because why not?

Give smartwatches another 10 years, and maybe they'll run Crysis.