Windows

Microsoft Releases Free Spectre, Meltdown Tool to Assess If Your Windows Machines Are Vulnerable

Microsoft has announced a free tool for Meltdown and Spectre assessment. This tool – more of new capabilities in Windows Analytics – will enable IT professionals to assess if the Windows devices across their network are protected against these devastating chip vulnerabilities. “Customers’ devices require both updates to CPU microcode (firmware) and the Windows operating …

This Month’s Cumulative Updates Are Finally Out for ALL Windows 10 Versions

The entire patching system has gone haywire since the Spectre and Meltdown chip bugs were revealed last month. From emergency patches to pulling those patches back, things have gone fairly confusing. While Microsoft usually sends its security updates every second Tuesday of the month, the company has sent over 4 cumulative updates since these bug …

Skype Suffers a Security Bug That Can’t Be Fixed Anytime Soon Because It Needs a “Large Code Revision”

Skype is unable to fix a security flaw that enables attackers to gain system level privileges of an affected computer without committing a massive code rewrite. Security researcher has revealed that a potential attacker could exploit the “functionality of the Windows DLL loader where the process loading the DLL searches for the DLL to be loaded …

How to Decrease the Volume of a PC Game With Loudness Control Cap

Just recently me and a couple of friends started to play some Codemasters racing games and since we use Teamspeak to communicate, we usually decrease the volume of a game to hear each other better. So far this has never been a problem, until we discovered and tried out different racing games of Codemasters. Don’t …