Pro-democracy protest continue in Hong Kong, and it appears that a different problem has been spreading among the demonstrators. Lacoon Mobile Security has reported the existence of a fake mobile application to spy on those participating in the demonstration. It appears to spread through a whatsapp message urging the recipient to download the app that claims to facilitate communications and coordination.
Valve’s push to promote gaming on Linux systems has scored another victory after 2k Games announced that the upcoming Borderlands the Pre-Sequel will be launching on Linux and SteamOS from day one. This new comes as Borderlands 2 also arrives on SteamOS, making the prospect of owning a Steam Machine slightly more attractive.
Technology enthusiasts who cannot wait to try out the new Windows 10 features are in luck. Microsoft has released the Technical Preview for Windows 10, and it is now available for download from the official website. Users will have to sign up for the Windows Insider program before being allowed to download the preview, but all that takes is signing in with a Microsoft Account.
After being rumored for quite some time, Microsoft has finally announced the next iteration of its hugely popular Windows operating system. Called Windows 10, it is designed to run on various types of devices; from Internet of Things all the way to servers.
The new operating system has been scheduled for release in 2015 but that being said, Microsoft has cooked up a special program called the Windows Insider Program in order to allow users to have an early look into the operating system.
Microsoft has announced the next iteration of its flagship operating system. The company has decided to skip a number and jump straight to 10. Windows 10 will apparently run across everything Microsoft has its hands in, covering mobile devices and PCs; and everything in between.
Later this month, Microsoft is expected to reveal the next iteration of the Windows operating system codenamed Threshold which also known as Windows 9 and Windows TH. So far, quite a number of its features have been leaked in the open including the new Start Menu, Notifications Centre and many more.
Not this one though: it turns out that existing Windows 8 users will be able to upgrade to the new Windows 9 / Threshold for free.
Last week, it was revealed that Samsung has decided to cease the sale of laptops and Chromebook in Europe due to the changing needs and demands of the market. The report made us curious about the status of Samsung Notebooks in Malaysia as well especially after we realized that the Mobile Computing section has disappeared from Samsung Malaysia’s official website.
This morning, our suspicion proved to be true.
The Unix Bash shell vulnerability that appeared recently is now actively being used by hackers to attack systems. Security firms have been issuing warnings and reports of attacks happening only just four hours after the revelation was made. Bash itself does not yet have an official patch, leaving an unknown number of systems vulnerable.
Building on the foundation that was laid down the MSI GS60 Ghost Pro Gold Edition gaming notebook, MSI Malaysia earlier this week has revealed that it will be releasing two more coloured gaming laptop into our market real soon. This time around, the base model is the larger size MSI GS70 Stealth Pro gaming notebook.
A new security vulnerability has been uncovered in one of the most installed Linux utilities. The problem stems from a bug in the Bourne again shell, or Bash, which serves as the default shell for Linux and OS X. The bug allows attackers who are aware of how it works to inject and execute their own commands on targeted systems. It is currently being referred to as the Shellshock bug and already being compared to Heartbleed in terms of scope and potential damage.
Truth to be told, Samsung has been around in the laptop industry for quite some time even though the company might have been channeling a lot of effort into these smartphones market these day. Among products that the division have announced earlier this year are the ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition Ultrabook and Chromebook 2.
However, things might change soon as the Samsung has decided not to release new laptops and Chromebooks in Europe.