Archive for January 2018

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know

Microsoft, Linux, Google, and Apple started rolling out patches addressing design flaws in processor chips that security researchers named Meltdown and Spectre. Here’s what you need to know about these flaws: What are Meltdown and Spectre? Meltdown, designated as CVE-2017-5754, can enable hackers to gain privileged access to parts of a computer’s memory used by…

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Don’t buy a new Computer or Laptop

Consider treating yourself with an upgrade to your computer. These are minor upgrades that won’t cost you the earth and will save you so much time over when writing, shopping, or just waiting for your ageing PC to boot up, you’ll wonder why you spent so long with a spinning disk in your computer. Before…

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