The importance of enabling automatic updates has again been highlighted; this time it’s a critical flaw in an antivirus program that needs patching. Using Symantec Antivirus products and having the “Live Update” enabled – the default – Will mean the update arrive Monday. If not it is advised that the president induct update check … Continue reading
The slow death of Adobe’s Flash Player continues. Adobe partially drop the name last year. It always amuses me how quickly a technology can become “mainstream” but how long it takes to ween ourselves off it when it becomes obsolete, like Windows XP, or, like Flash, an absolute liability. Perhaps software companies should be forced … Continue reading
Time will tell but Amazon services in the UK at least are heavily disrupted. Reports coming in of App errors, website failures and Amazon Prime media streaming indicate substantial issue. The lack of holding page or message indicates that this is an unplanned issue. Many causes of course for any outage but in the days … Continue reading
A recent request to Google to fix a security flaw in Android got a surprising answer from the tech giant. It raised questions about the security on older versions of Android. But what is “older” and should we be worried?
Revisionist or human right?