Month: May 2019

Microsoft recommends securing networks by having a separate device for admin tasks Microsoft’s Security Team has some insightful advice on how companies can reduce the risk of security breaches. Their recommendation is in regards to how companies should deal with administrator accounts. They recommend that employees with administrative access should be using a separate device […]

Windows 10 has FIDO2 certification for Windows Hello Yogesh Mehta, Microsoft’s Group Manager leading the Crypto, Identity & Authentication PM team in the Azure Core OS organization made an announcement confirming that, with the release of the forthcoming Windows 10 May update, Windows Hello will become a fully FIDO2 certified authenticator. The FIDO (Fast Identity […]

NVIDIA issued an important security patch NVIDIA has issued a security update that fixes three high- and medium-severity security issues in the NVIDIA GPU Display Driver that can cause a number of problems with code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, or information disclosure on vulnerable Windows machines. If hackers were to exploit the […]

Oversupply is leading to a drop in PC component prices   TrendForce recently released research stating that the price-per-GB on 512GB SSDs is estimated to fall below $0.1 US, which means it will hit its lowest price on record. The reason for the low prices is due to oversupply. As the NAND flash industry this […]

Microsoft has begun rolling out an option for controlling feature updates   Microsoft has finally begun to implement a new option for controlling feature updates that could bring an end to surprise Windows 10 updates. This new ‘Download and install now’ feature should help Windows 10 users avoid accepting a feature update unintentionally. Typically, a […]

PCs that use USB storage or SD cards may have disrupted Windows update   Users that are using USB storage devices and/or SD cards will need to remove them prior to the May 2019 Windows 10 update, as Microsoft has stated that they’ll block the update from running on devices with those elements connected. Microsoft […]