Microsoft continues to warn users to upgrade from Windows XP before April 8, or risk serious security breaches. After XP stops being supported on April 8, Microsoft expects malware infections to jump two-thirds to PCs still running on XP. Read more about the importance of upgrading from XP from PC World.
That 40% you save on softwareCould Cost You
Everyone loves a bargain. But that too-good-to-be-true price on the latest software could end up costing you time, money and business.
Using pirated softwareputs your data and privacy at risk
Pirated software often includes malicious code that swipes your financial and personal data, and can even activate your webcam.
33% of software is counterfeitand the malware market is $114 billion
A malware investigation conducted by IDC and commissioned by Microsoft alleges 33% of software is counterfeit and sizes the malware market at $114 billion.
Although Windows 7 is comfortable for many users, Microsoft is encouraging all users to switch to Windows 8.1 for increased security. Read more about the new security features in Windows 8.1 from Info World.
Hackers are using more advanced methods of stealing data and causing personal computers harm than ever before. Here are seven techniques today’s advanced hackers use from Info World.
From random browser pop-ups to fake antivirus messages, learn how to identify hacking’s, and what to do about it. Read more about ways to combat malicious malware programs from Info World.
The US Army settled with financial and supply chain software developer Apptricity for $50 million to settle claims on not paying for 100 server and 9,000 device licenses. Apptricity said this settlement is a fraction of the software’s value. Read more about this software settlement from PC World.