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A weird glitch is making Google hardware devices get stuck in sleep mode and then overload WiFi networks with data

Several of Google's hardware devices, including the popular Chromecast video streaming dongle and the new top-of-the-line smart speaker, appear to suffer from a glitch that can temporarily freeze a consumer's home wireless network. Numerous owners of the devices have recently reported experiencing WiFi network issues, and several tech blogs say Google is to blame. On Tuesday, a maker of...
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Windows Meltdown-Spectre Fix: How To Check If Your Av Is Blocking Microsoft Patch

 Antivirus firms are gradually adding support for Microsoft's Windows patch for the Meltdown and Spectre attack methods that affect most modern CPUs. As Microsoft warned this week, it's not delivering its January 3 Windows security updates to customers if they're running third-party antivirus, unless the AV is confirmed to be compatible with it. Microsoft's testing found some antivirus...
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Intel Processor Bug Leaves All Current Chips Vulnerable And Its Fix Saps Performance

If an Intel processor from the last decade is powering your desktop, laptop or other PC, or perhaps servers in your data center, chances are you’re going to have to deal with a new vulnerability and hardware-level chip bug that is currently out in the wild. As Brandon Hill at HotHardware reports, the bug also affects virtually all operating systems from Windows, to Linux and MacOS. Further,...
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The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2017: You Sweet, Misguided Fools

Every year, SplashData compiles a list of the most popular passwords based on millions of stolen logins made public in the last year. And each time, we own ourselves. Hard. 2017 is no exception. You probably already know the top two choices: Based on more than five million leaked passwords, they are “123456” and “password.” There are also some new additions this year, including “starwars,”...
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