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Day: February 13, 2018

  • A security flaw in Skype’s updater process can allow an attacker to gain system-level privileges to a vulnerable computer. The bug, if exploited, can escalate a local unprivileged user to the full “system” level rights — granting them access to every corner of the operating system. But Microsoft, which owns the voice- and video-calling service, said it won’t immediately fix the flaw, because the bug would require too much work. Security researcher Stefan Kanthak found that the Skype update installer could be exploited with a DLL hijacking technique, which allows an attacker to trick an application into drawing malicious code instead of the correct library. ZDNet Skype is losing market share and this is just making it worse.
  • February 13, 2018

    Must have iOS Apps for Every College Student

    Must have iOS Apps for Every College Student Downloading apps make the college life simpler and enjoyable. They help to meet your deadlines plus you stay connected to the people who matter the most. Many apps are free or affordable which can be great news for you as the student. You can also check if your college has its own app. If yes then download it and keep the record of homework, courses, exams and events. This will let you submit the work on time plus provide the access to college or school-related activities. Here is the list of must have iOS Apps for college students. Chegg Chegg is the student hub which will transform the way you learn by connecting you to the tools needed for the successful college life. It is a free tool for renting the textbook and completing homework and can access live tutors, textbook, guides, flashcards and more. You can order the textbooks on the go by searching the number or scanning the barcode with your iPhone’s camera. Evernote Evernote app can take your saving notes to the next level so utilize it for bookmarking the online sources on the internet. With Evernote, you no longer need pen and paper to take the notes. You can brainstorm ideas, make to-do lists and organize everything into the notebook format. The app helps to easily find the past content as it has the ability to search the handwritten content. iHomework 2 It is the top-rated app to keep you organized. You can keep the track of all your tasks, deadlines, assignment and plan them out over a certain period of time. This will let you plan which assignment should be completed up first and so on.  If you are finding hard and looking to complete the assignment,...
  • February 13, 2018

    When is The Best Time to Buy a New Phone?

    Determining the right time to purchase a new phone used to be quite easy. It was the summer and spring, with many deals coming over black Friday. Since many new models used to be unveiled in January or February, this is the time when you could easily get discounts on phones. However, nowadays, each model of phone is on its own, with big players having their schedules and launching their phones through individual events. For this reason, it is quite hard to know the time for expecting to see novel phones, and subsequently, the time when the phone prices will drop. To keep all things straight, you need to learn more through a guide that has all the current releases so that you read through all flagship phones. It is likely that you will purchase the older models because their prices drop dramatically when new models come to the market. Patience is rewarding Many technology firms operate on schedules that are quite predictable. There are those that produce a new model every September, and there are those which produce new models regardless of the time of the year. When you understand the timing of the year when you want to purchase a new phone without wasting a lot of money, then you can use production timing to your advantage. What you need to do is to sell your current phone a few months just before a novel model hits the market. You can use a cheaper replacement as you wait for the upgrade then save money by purchasing secondhand new models weeks after the release. If you want an iPhone, you better start looking for a secondhand one in October. For Samsung, May is the best time for a secondhand. You may get surprised with the population of individuals that...