Although Microsoft officially ended the free Windows 10 upgrade offer a year ago, it is still possible to get the new operating system completely free of charge by using a simple trick. Updates were issued for the Fall Creators Update, the Creators Update and the original version of Windows 10, although Insiders had many vulnerability fixes for a few months.
Intel has developed and is rapidly issuing updates for all types of Intel-based computer systems - including personal computers and servers - that render those systems immune from both exploits (referred to as "Spectre" and "Meltdown") reported by Google Project Zero.
Google unifies its payment apps under "G Pay" For starters, when you make a purchase from Google, or from partner apps and stores, you'll start to see Google Pay as an option. There are offers from the selected brands like $10 off any $50+ order at B&H or $5 off a Fandango ticket by using Google Pay .
The Register also noted that some Linux developers working on a patch were frustrated to the point they considered naming the fix, "Forcefully Unmap Complete Kernel With Interrupt Trampolines", or F*CKWIT.
It's also not certain that Microsoft's patches for the Meltdown and Spectre attacks are the actual cause of the problems, given KB4056892 contains much more than these specific security fixes. "This includes microcode from device OEMs and in some cases updates to AV software as well", the company said.
However, after installing the updates, users running older machines could see a drastic drop in performance.
Microsoft also confirmed that its testing showed the mitigations did produce "some performance impact", adding it would not be noticeable to most users. We'll update this post with more information if and when it's available. According to a report by The Verge, security researchers are still compiling a list of antivirus software that is supported by the emergency fix. Microsoft has pushed out a cumulative update for all Windows 10 Mobile handsets regardless of whether they are registered with the Insider program or not.
AMD chips aren't vulnerable to the Meltdown attack, but operating system updates could address one of the Spectre attacks it was vulnerable to.
UCF is hosting celebrations in downtown Orlando Monday evening and held a parade Disney World over the weekend. The UCF Knights completed a flawless season in 2017 with a win against Auburn in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta.
The kit will allow other companies to compete further in a smart assistant segment that's quickly expanding. But apparently, even connecting all devices in your home is not enough for the very helpful Alexa.
If I actually tried to play the game locally, it would be impossible as the game was barely rendering at all or at 2fps. It doesn't matter if you've got a low-end PC or a Mac, AAA-rated PC games are available to you.
It is a fully automated battery-electric vehicle that is scalable and can be adapted to fit specific business needs. Toyota says that it's easy to switch between configurations, meaning one vehicle could be used for various tasks.
A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for much of central IN beginning tonight, and continue through early afternoon. While amounts are expected to be light, any amount of freezing rain on any untreated area roads could quickly turn them icy.
The Panthers later announced that Newton had been cleared to return to the game after being evaluated for a possible concussion. The Seattle Seahawks were fined $100,000 for violating the concussion protocols in an evaluation of quarterback Russell Wilson.
Blood and platelet donations go to medical patients who many times are receiving or have received lifesaving treatments. Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients.
We are with his family now, and we ask that you please keep his family, friends, and our department in your thoughts and prayers. The Tacoma News-Tribune reported that he was hired in 2014, was married and had three sons.
Election voting by Egyptian expats is set to begin on16, 17 and 18 March, with an electoral silence due on 14 and 15 March. First round results will be announced on April 2 and, in the event of a run-off, on May 1.
Beamer led Virginia Tech for almost three decades, winning 280 games in his coaching career, which ranks sixth in FBS history. One of the best football players to ever come out of Wichita Falls is headed to the College Football Hall of Fame.
Public Security and Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan at a Likud party conference in Lod, on December 31, 2017. The paper reported that many were surprised to find the group on the list given its relatively moderate stance.
Mitt Romney treated for prostate cancer
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was treated for prostate cancer over the summer, CNN reported on Monday. During his 2012 presidential campaign, Romney released a letter about his health from his longtime personal physician, Dr.
Nuclear tests: N/Korea bows to pressure, ready for talks
But North Korea, which is weak in winter sports, now has no athletes qualified to participate in the Pyeonghang Games. What they know is we're not letting up on the pressure", the United Nations ambassador said of the North Koreans.
Jaguar Land Rover closes CY2017 with 6.5% volume growth
The UK, which has seen new vehicle sales tumble by 5.7%, recorded 117,748 sales, marking an nearly identical year to 2016. Sales of the Land Rover marque - which outsells Jaguar by more than two to one - edged up 2pc to 442,500 during the year.
Jennifer Lawrence Is a Deadly Spy in New 'Red Sparrow' Trailer
After enduring the perverse and sadistic training process, she emerges as the most risky Sparrow the program has ever produced. Though, she must then reconcile who she was with the power she now wields, while still fighting for the ones she cares about.