Key Windows 10 Anti-Malware Tech Critically Broken

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Windows 10 is supposed to include support for memory address randomization techniques that stop certain kinds of malware. Unfortunately, that protection isn’t currently working.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259350-key-windows-10-antimalware-technology-critically-broken?source=Computing

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Making munitions safe: How can we stop American bullets, bombs and missiles from killing US troops?

Our military relies on bullets and bombs to do their job – but how do we stop those munitions from being used against our own troops?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/16/making-munitions-safe-how-can-stop-american-bullets-bombs-and-missiles-from-killing-us-troops.html

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After NSA tool used in Petya cyberattack, congressman urges agency to thwart malware

Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu wants the National Security Agency to stop the crippling Petya ransomware from spreading, if it can.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/29/after-nsa-tool-used-in-petya-cyberattack-congressman-urges-agency-to-thwart-malware.html

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New CPUs from AMD, Intel now locked out of Windows Update on Windows 7, 8.1

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Microsoft has made good on its plans to stop all support for Ryzen and Kaby Lake owners running any OS but Windows 10. Going forward, using one of these chips in Windows 7 or 8.1 will prevent you from downloading any security or software updates in Windows Update.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247683-new-cpus-amd-intel-now-locked-windows-update-windows-7-8-1?source=Computing

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Air Ambulance regularly flown by Prince William in drone near-miss

Prince William, the future king of England, announced in January that he will stop piloting a helicopter for an air ambulance charity this summer so he can spend more time with his children in London.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/27/air-ambulance-regularly-flown-by-prince-william-in-drone-near-miss.html

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Great Valentine's Day Gifts for Music Lovers

Whether it’s the soulful sound of Ray Charles’ “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” the poetic beauty of George Harrison’s “Something,” or the tender melody of Taylor Swift’s “Love Story,” music has a way …

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/07/great-valentine-day-gifts-for-music-lovers.html

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Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure in 2017

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In 2009 Microsoft couldn’t stop talking about how great Windows 7 was, and now it’s dangerous to continue using. Funny how that happens.

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Bill Bolsters Legal Efforts of Wells Fargo Fraud Victims


U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation to stop Wells Fargo from enforcing arbitration agreements with victims of fraud it perpetrated against them. Sen. Sherrod Brown, the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and Rep. Brad Sherman, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced the Justice for Victims of Fraud Act of 2016 in their respective chambers. The bill complements an oversight rule prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses, which the CFPB proposed this spring.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84150.html?rss=1

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Germany Dope Slaps Facebook Over WhatsApp Data


Germany’s data protection regulator has ordered Facebook to stop collecting and storing data from WhatsApp users in the country. Facebook also must delete any data it already may have harvested from German WhatsApp users, according to Johannes Caspar, Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, who issued the order. Even though Facebook purchased WhatsApp two years ago, they are two independent companies, noted the commissioner, and WhatsApp can not share data with Facebook without first obtaining a user’s consent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83937.html?rss=1

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Judge rejects Facebook's appeal to stop teen girl's lawsuit over naked pic

Facebook has failed in its legal bid to stop a 14-year-old girl from suing the company over a naked image of her uploaded to the social network, described as a method of child abuse. The case will now proceed as a full trial.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/13/judge-rejects-facebooks-appeal-to-stop-teen-girls-lawsuit-over-naked-pic.html

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Samsung urges consumers globally to stop using Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company’s global recall.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/10/samsung-urges-consumers-globally-to-stop-using-galaxy-note-7.html

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