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Minisforum NUCG5 mini PC has a carbon fiber body and dual Thunderbolt 4 ports

Minisforum is a well-known manufacturer of miniature computers. The company has many models with differing specifications and features. Quite frankly, it can be hard for consumers to choose, as there are so many options! Today, Minisforum unveils yet another tiny PC, and it is one of the company's most impressive offerings. Called "NUCG5," this little...

Microsoft looks to reinvent search, brings the power of AI to Bing and Edge

ChatGPT has taken the internet by storm, becoming the fastest growing app ever. While Google has chosen to ride the AI wave with its own tool called Bard, Microsoft has taken the route one approach of integrating an AI model into its own products built with the help of ChatGPT creator OpenAI. Today, the software giant announces its plans to reinvent...

More progress needed to protect identity, networks and applications

While technology to secure devices has been widely adopted, more progress is needed to protect identity, networks and applications, according to the first-ever Cybersecurity Readiness Index from Cisco. Respondents rank identity and device management as two of the three top cybersecurity threats. With the widespread adoption of technology like multi-factor...

Google launches new security and privacy features to mark Safer Internet Day

Google is using today's Safer Internet Day to announce a number of new security and privacy initiatives. Among these are new ways to fill out passwords easily and securely in Chrome, more privacy protection for the Google app, improvements to Google Password Manger, and an expansion of SafeSearch to protect against explicit images. Password Manager,...

Ethical hackers: Should businesses tread with caution?

With cybercrime continuing to pose a major threat around the globe, businesses everywhere are increasing their spending on both information security solutions and regular security testing to find vulnerabilities before criminals can exploit them. However, with the latest research showing over 40 percent of cyberattacks last year were in fact zero-day...

Critical infrastructure organizations the target of more than half of ransomware attacks

Critical infrastructure organizations accounted for 51 percent of ransomware victims in 2022, with construction being the most targeted sector overall. Analysis by the KrakenLabs team at Outpost24 has identified 2,363 victims disclosed by various ransomware groups on Data Leak Sites (DLS) in 2022, with an estimated $450 million paid in ransom by victims....

WSAPatch lets you run Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 10

There are a number of features of Windows 11 that Microsoft has kept exclusive to the latest version of its operating system, perhaps to give some incentive for Windows 10 users to upgrade. One such feature is Windows Subsystem for Android, the architecture that makes it possible to run Android apps and games natively in Windows 11. If you are sticking...

Google launches its own AI alternative to ChatGPT called Bard

It has been hard to avoid ChatGPT in recent weeks, with the AI-powered chatbot becoming the fastest growing app of all time. Today, Microsoft is expected to use a last-minute event to announce the integration of ChatGPT into Bing, but Google has already tried to steal the Windows-maker's thunder by announcing its own AI service, Bard. Sundar Pichai...

Microsoft investigates Outlook.com outage that leaves users unable to send and receive emails

Is Outlook down? For many people this is most definitely the case. Microsoft is currently investigating an outage with its email service which it says primarily affects users in North America, but acknowledges that there will be impact in other parts of the world. The problems means that many people are not able to send or receive emails using Outlook.com,...

When it comes to technology, lose the costs -- not the functionality

The whiff of a recession is in the air as some of the largest multinational organizations, from Google to Goldman Sachs, enact layoffs at a massive scale in an effort to shore up their finances. In this environment of economic uncertainty, organizations keep one eye glued to the bottom line while the other eye anxiously scans the organization, looking...

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