Month: March 2019

ASUS has addressed the hack affecting their updates   In our previous blog article, we spoke about the backdoors that were inadvertently installed on thousands of computers through an infection on an ASUS server. ASUS Software Updates Hijacked by Hackers ASUS has now addressed the issue and they have released a new version of their […]

Backdoors have been installed on thousands of computers through ASUS updates   Researchers at Kaspersky Lab state that ASUS was used unwittingly to install a malicious backdoor on thousands of its customers’ computers last year after attackers compromised a server for the company’s live software update tool. The malicious file was signed with legitimate ASUS […]

The successor to the Rift VR headset is coming   The next-generation Rift headset has finally been unveiled by Oculus. The Oculus Rift S is a higher-resolution pair of virtual reality goggles that remove the need for external cameras by incorporating built-in tracking. This new headset is being developed in partnership with Lenovo. Oculus states […]

A form of DirectX 12 has been released for gaming on Windows 7   Microsoft posted an update on their DirectX Blog to let everyone know that they’ve brought a form of DirectX 12 to Windows 7. They’ve brought this latest DX12 version to Windows 7 for World of Warcraft. This was a response to […]

Fire and burn hazards prompt HP laptop battery recall   HP has expanded the recall it initiated in January of 2018. HP expanded the recall January 17, 2019, but the government shutdown limited the circulation of the news because the US Product and Safety Commission didn’t announce the recall until March 13, 2019. The recall […]

Chrome on Android’s Data Saver now delivers faster loading for HTTPS   Google has announced that Chrome on Android’s Data Saver now supports encrypted HTTPS webpages. It previously only worked with unencrypted HTTP content. The feature automatically improves page loading by using what they refer to as “built-in optimizations” and dedicated servers. The page loading […]

Apple’s holding an event on March 25th; an Apple TV announcement is anticipated.   The date has been confirmed! On March 25th, 2019 Apple will be holding an event, and it’s expected that they’ll announce that their long-rumored TV streaming and Apple News subscription services are about to be up and running. As per usual, […]