Patches

  • Intel is having reboot issues with its Spectre-Meltdown patches

    Intel is having reboot issues with its Spectre-Meltdown patches

    It hasn’t been a fun time to be Intel. Last week the company revealed two chip vulnerabilities that have come to be known as Spectre and Meltdown and have been rocking the entire chip industry ever since. This week the company issued some patches to rectify the problem. Today, word leaked that some companies were having a reboot issue after installing them. A bad week just got worse. Read More

  • Neglect Is Still The Biggest Threat To Data Security Crunch Network

    Neglect Is Still The Biggest Threat To Data Security

    When it comes to data security, we hear a lot about how cyber attackers are becoming more sophisticated or that cloud technology is full of risks. While these statements are true to some extent, both can be convenient excuses hiding a harsher truth. Today, neglect is actually one of the biggest threats to corporate data. Read More

  • First patch for Windows 7 beta addresses MP3 bug

    The Windows 7 beta is so 10 minutes ago. Still, many of you seem to be genuinely interested in Microsoft’s newest operating system, so you might want to know that a patch has been issued for it. The patch addresses an issue involving MP3 playback. Read More

  • Video: Glitchy Gears of War 2 asks ‘Walls? What walls?’

    Looks like that Gears of War 2 patch didn’t fix this nasty little bug. As the hilarious video shows, the game’s walls, at least in multiplayer mode, might as well not even be there. Damage goes right through them. Utter chaos. In fact, Kotaku calls the glitches “game-breaking,” but from what I’ve read, mulitplayer has been janky since launch, so this is just a… Read More

  • That DNS flaw is the real deal, but many ISPs still haven't applied patch


    Oh, AFP That DNS flaw that we mentioned a few days ago has been discovered by “hackers,” and is currently being “weaponized,” says a top Internet security expert. The attack makes use of cache poisoning to re-direct traffic. Worst case scenario, you try going to yourbank.com, but instead are taken to a hacker’s phishing site. You put in your account details and… Read More

  • Microsoft patches the SP1 for Vista patch

    Let’s try to stay with me here. Microsoft released a service pack for Windows Vista because Vista kind of sucked as it shipped. The service pack, SP1, made many people’s Vista installs reboot permanently. So then it released an SSU (Servicing Stack Update) that Vista users were supposed to install before the SP1. This caused many people even more problems. So Microsoft today… Read More

  • COD 4 patch coming this week for PS3

    It could even be today. It’s coming sometime this week according to FourZeroTwo, the community manager for COD 4 and Infinity Ward. That’s right… just received word from Sony that they are on the final stages of certifying the PS3 Feature patch and will be definitely be seeing it go live to users this week and I may be getting an update as soon as tonight as to the exact time… Read More

  • Google patches Windows Mobile flaw for gMail users

    [photopress:GmailMobile1.jpg,full,right]Use gMail on Windows Mobile? Tired of getting those annoying blank messages with IMAP? Goog’s got a fix for ya, and all you have to do is nothing. Problem solved, back to your business. Google fixes gMail problem [NeoWin] Read More