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23:25, 2019-06-18

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-pro...
19:51, 2019-06-17

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the ...
09:17, 2019-06-15

Why Salesforce decided to open source its Lightning Web Components framework Salesforce's Ryan Schellack spoke with TechRepublic about the company's announcement to open source its Lightning Web Components framework and build ...
09:17, 2019-06-15

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft...
17:00, 2019-06-14

How to install AWStats on Ubuntu Server 18.04 Stats are important--especially to the number-crunchers who dictate your IT budget. AWStats will help you know the stats associated with your website...
19:00, 2019-06-13

How to use Windows 10's Windows Sandbox to test software Learn how to leverage the built-in Windows Sandbox feature in Windows 10 to emulate a virtual desktop. This will come in handy when you're testing so...
19:00, 2019-06-13

How to disable the Windows 10 Timeline feature Admins and users can turn off Windows 10 Timeline through basic settings, but to truly disable the feature you must use the Group Policy Editor or tw...
20:51, 2019-06-10

Apple's Swift programming language: Cheat sheet Apple's Swift has far-reaching effects on all platforms, not just iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS. We dive into why Swift matters, how to use it, and ho...
02:34, 2019-06-08

Apple's ARKit: Cheat sheet ARKit is Apple's augmented reality development framework, and it's compatible with millions of iOS devices. Find out why developers and end users wil...
02:34, 2019-06-08

Apple macOS Mojave: Cheat sheet In Apple's macOS Mojave, there are security and performance enhancements, as well as new features and applications. Here's what business professional...
09:34, 2019-06-06

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsof...
07:34, 2019-06-05

Top 5 investment robo-advisors It can be tough to decide how to best invest your money, or who to pick to handle it. Tom Merritt suggests five robo-advisors that can help make the ...
20:17, 2019-06-04

Why a "closed" open source project may be just what a community needs Open source projects like Go get flak for being closed to outside contributors, but this may have less to do with Google and more to do with best pra...
02:34, 2019-06-01

Vulnerabilities in industrial control systems surface lack of basic security hygiene Standard security practices among IT companies do not necessarily carry over to the IT departments of other firms, leading to products sold without b...
17:34, 2019-05-30

How to modify systemd-boot on Linux Do you have multiple kernels on your Linux server, but aren't prompted to select which you want to run? The fix for that might lie in systemd-boot co...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications...
14:51, 2019-05-28

How to use the Apple Support app to resolve technical problems If there's a tech issue or glitch with your Apple product, you can use the Apple Support app to find troubleshooting tips and chat with a representat...
02:17, 2019-05-25

Nessus expands vulnerability scanner offerings to 16 IPs in commercial environments Tenable introduced the free Nessus Essentials product, and also discussed the wisdom of building apps in Electron, along with fixes for Spectre and M...
20:01, 2019-05-24

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future heada...
01:51, 2019-05-23

Windows 10: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers must-know Windows 10 details including features, system requirements, upgrade options, and Microsoft's Windows-as-a-s...
08:51, 2019-05-22

AV-Comparatives’ Awards Ceremony for 2018 AV-Comparatives’ security conference and Awards Ceremony for 2018 was held on 4th and 5th of February 2019 in Innsbruck. 36 security specialists from...
19:34, 2019-05-21

AV-Comparatives Security Survey 2019 published Every year AV-Comparatives conducts a security survey asking users their opinion and preference on security products. In our global survey we ask use...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Ou...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Upcoming AV-Comparatives’ Certification Tests 2019 As in previous summers, we will be running certification tests for the following products: Anti-malware programs for macOS Anti-malware apps for Andr...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A ...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be publi...
19:34, 2019-05-21

ISO 9001:2015 certified We are happy to announce that AV-Comparatives has been recertified as an ISO 9001:2015 testing lab. TÜV Austria have renewed the certificate for our ...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were te...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Business Test Factsheet March-April 2019 We released the March-April factsheet of the Business main-test series. You can find the factsheet here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/testmethod/b...
19:34, 2019-05-21

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actuall...
19:34, 2019-05-21

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across ...
16:34, 2019-05-21