Microsoft confirms Windows 10 S will become a ‘mode’ of Windows 10 next year

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/07/microsoft-confirms-windows-10-s-will-become-a-mode-of-windows-10-next-year/ It was reported last month that Microsoft was planning to transition its education-focused Windows 10 S from a separate operating system into a “mode” in existing versions of Windows … Read more

BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram in messaging patent spat

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/07/blackberry-sues-facebook-whatsapp-instagram/ BlackBerry — yep, them — has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, claiming that the companies infringed on patents relating to BlackBerry Messenger. This is not the … Read more

As Debian comes to Windows 10, should we worry Microsoft will ’embrace, extend, and extinguish’ Linux?

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/debian-linux-windows/ Personally, I am not a fan of running Linux distributions on Windows 10 — WSL, virtual machine, or otherwise. While I appreciate Microsoft’s focus on Linux lately, I am … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Spring Update (RS4) Build 17115 for the Fast ring, with big privacy changes

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/microsoft-releases-windows-10-spring-update-rs4-build-17115-for-the-fast-ring-with-big-privacy-changes/ New builds for the next big feature update of Windows 10 are coming thick and fast. Build 17112 was released last Friday, and today Build 17115 makes its way … Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced now available to consumers

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/microsoft-surface-pro-lte-advanced-available-consumers/ Laptops and detachable tables have come a long way in recent years, becoming smaller, lighter and more energy-efficient with each new generation. But, even though they’re more portable, they’re … Read more

Ransomware gives way to miners as cyber criminals follow the money

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/currency-miners-replace-ransomware/ Cyber criminals have started using sophisticated infection methods and techniques borrowed from targeted attacks in order to install mining software on attacked PCs within organizations says Kaspersky Lab. Some 2.7 … Read more

AlgoSec launches network security policy management as a service

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/network-security-policy-as-a-service/ Managing security policy can be a headache for organizations with lots of users. But now business-driven security policy management specialist AlgoSec is launching as as-a-service policy management solution. AlgoSaaS … Read more

Tesla hack demonstrates need to prioritize data security

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/tesla-hack-demonstrates-need-to-prioritize-data-security/ The words “data security” made news once again last month when researchers revealed that Tesla’s AWS cloud systems were compromised for the purpose of cryptojacking. Cryptojacking, which is defined … Read more

Advertisers pull ads from Alex Jones’ YouTube channel because they don’t want to be linked to InfoWars

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/05/advertisers-pull-infowars-alex-jones-ads/ Just over a week ago, YouTube decided to remove an InfoWars video from the Alex Jones’ channel for breaching site rules about harassment. In videos, students who had spoken … Read more