When Pre-installed Apps Create Risks

Bloatware is generally considered harmless, but what about when these unnecessary apps turn into a security risk? A recent report shows that a pre-installed app in some versions of Windows 10 had an alarming plugin flaw: Tavis Ormandy, a researcher from Google’s Project Zero, recently discovered that a compromised password management app, Keeper, had been […]

Windows 10 testers get new features

With the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators update, users received an array of new features and improvements, including a streamlined Edge browser, UI design changes, and enhanced security features. But Microsoft isn’t done — they recently released new features for Windows 10 Insiders, too.

Say goodbye to pre-installed crapware

A newly bought PC with a heap of unwanted pre-installed trialware is a nightmare for us all. Once it’s on your computer, it will either keep urging you to upgrade to a more expensive version or bombarding you with loads of ads, some of which could compromise security.

No more passwords: Windows 10 knows your face

Passwords are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Microsoft’s Windows Hello feature, for example, allows you to unlock your device by simply glancing at the screen. Read on to learn more about this intriguing feature. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature […]