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Guide for securing Windows 10

Folks, for those of you have ‘upgraded’ to Windows 10 (and for those of you who will soon) this tutorial is a ‘must read’. (I even reco it for those of us who plan on sticking with Win7 until the wheels fall off. It says a lot about tech and the Internet.)

* How to secure Windows 10: The paranoid’s guide

Worried sick over Windows 10’s privacy settings? There’s a lot you can do to lock them down, but you will lose some functionality along the way.Read more..

Other items of interest:

* Attackers can access Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive files without a user’s password

The so-called “man-in-the-cloud” attack is said to be a common flaw in most cloud-based file synchronization services.” Read more..

* Could cyberwar knock us back to the Stone Age?

If the United States were involved in a major cyberwar, just how badly would it be hit? Could the U.S. survive? Could modern civilization survive? In this thought experiment, David Gewirtz explores such a scenario in-depth.” Read more..

[ if you can even think to ask the question.. the answer is ‘yes’. ]

Today’s quote:I have an advanced degree in procrastination and another one in paranoia.” ~ Joanne Harris

Want more? Nuclear nightmare: Industrial control switches need fixing, now

Researchers at Black Hat USA have disclosed critical SCADA/ICS vulnerabilities in switches actively used in industrial control management systems, such as substations, factories, refineries, ports, and other areas of industrial automation.” Read more..

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August 7, 2015 Posted by | how to, Internet, News, security, tech, Windows, Windows 10 | , , , , | Leave a comment