Microsoft will kill support for IE 8, the world’s most popular desktop browser, by 2016 | VentureBeat | Business | by Harrison Weber

Microsoft will kill support for IE 8, the world’s most popular desktop browser, by 2016 | VentureBeat | Business | by Harrison Weber.

They can kill support, but can they make you people who are still using a 4 year defunct browser upgrade…or better yet, switch?  #Chrome

Microsoft will kill support for IE 8, the world's most popular desktop browser, by 2016 | VentureBeat | Business | by Harrison Weber

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Russian Hackers Probably Have Your Passwords. Now What? | TechCrunch

Time to change those passwords again…how often do you change yours?  Who doesn’t still have a few from the Stone Age? Just do it!

Russian Hackers Probably Have Your Passwords. Now What? | TechCrunch

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Radical New Foursquare App Thinks You Want Even Less Privacy | Business | WIRED

Radical New Foursquare App Thinks You Want Even Less Privacy | Business | WIRED.

You know you want it anyway.

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Malware is now officially in the arsenal of 30 police departments worldwide | VentureBeat | Security | by Richard Byrne Reilly

Yet another reason to keep your system safe from malware: yes, the cops may be snooping around your browser history.

Malware is now officially in the arsenal of 30 police departments worldwide | VentureBeat | Security | by Richard Byrne Reilly.

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Support for Windows XP has ended

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In case you haven’t heard, support for Windows XP has ended. That means no more updates (although there is a hack that can continue updates…ssshhh). Wondering what it means? Do these questions nag you?

What is end of support?
What does this mean?
How do I migrate off Windows XP?
Potential risks of staying with Windows XP

Click for info directly from Microsoft:

Support for Windows XP for Enterprise Business is ending.

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