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What we know about Ubisoft's huge Far Cry 5 game so far

What we know about Ubisoft's huge Far Cry 5 game so far Ubisoft is set to revitalise the Far Cry series once again as the publisher has now spilled all the beans about Far Cry 5.The game is also compatible for PS4 Pro and the upcoming Xbox Project Scorpio console coming out later this year.

It's time to pick up the pace on HTTPS encryption, survey finds

It's time to pick up the pace on HTTPS encryption, survey finds Less than half of internet sites support HTTPS, despite it being a 'must have' for all businesses, according to a new report from web optimisation provider SEMrush.The company conducted data on 100,000 anonymous websites and 45% of them supported HTTPS.

ISPs build backdoors into customer modems, creating security breach

ISPs build backdoors into customer modems, creating security breach Leading major ISP Vodafone is one of the companies with a "back door" built into its modems.Spark has confirmed it also has built-in "remote access" in modems it supplies to customers.

Best Tools for Spyware Removal and Protection

Best Tools for Spyware Removal and Protection If you’re concerned about spyware infections and other similar invasions, investing in a security suite is your best bet.Of course, there are countless competing products to choose from, and many of them offer excellent protection.

Best Software for Malware Removal and Protection

Best Software for Malware Removal and Protection To combat that stereotype, Webroot has delivered an app that’s tiny, fast, and extremely capable of detecting and removing malware.Scans take just a few minutes, the app is lightweight, and handily obliterates malware in PCMag’s tests.

High-end market to drive smartphone shipment rebound in 2017

High-end market to drive smartphone shipment rebound in 2017 A new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed smartphone shipments are expected to rebound slightly in 2017.52 billion this year with several major devices entering the market, and IDC expects this momentum to carry into 2018 when smartphone shipments volumes are forecast to grow 4.

Heavyweights announced to build Windows 10 PCs powered by Snapdragon

Heavyweights announced to build Windows 10 PCs powered by Snapdragon Qualcomm affirms each company is geared up to produce sleek thin and fanless PCs running Windows 10 with ‘unparalleled LTE connectivity’ for an always connected on-the-go experience.What’s more, each device will be coupled with the 10nm leading node efficiency of the Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform, meaning they will feature beyond all-day battery life.

'Online home' for Kiwi kids launched in New Zealand

'Online home' for Kiwi kids launched in New Zealand A new ‘online home’ for children aged five to nine years has been launched in New Zealand.“A strong sense of identity is a pre-requisite for creativity of the highest order, says NZ Children’s Screen Trust trustee, Dr Ian Hassal.

Samsung topples Apple for smartphone shipments in NZ

Samsung topples Apple for smartphone shipments in NZ According to IDC’s recently published first quarter smartphone shipment results tracked from January to March 2017, Samsung reached 40 percent share, representing a whopping 14 percent share growth from 26 percent in the fourth quarter.“What makes the result more impressive, is Samsung's first quarter shipment numbers don’t include the recently released Galaxy S8.

New tel laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag?

New tel laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag? “As the copper network is essentially being replaced by UFB, it is appropriate that copper regulation be removed from 2020.“Overall, the final package reduces compliance costs for industry and further encourages innovation and investment, for the long term benefit of consumers,” Mr Bridges says.

Even more tips for staying safe online: There's no such thing as too safe!

Even more tips for staying safe online: There's no such thing as too safe! It’s important to stay vigilant when it comes to online security.After the recent WannaCry attacks, which targeted Windows 8 and other older versions of the popular operating system, the world has been refreshed and reminded on the importance of safeguarding your online activities and devices.

IAG Insurance attempts to scam own employees - but not in a bad way

IAG Insurance attempts to scam own employees - but not in a bad way Not to scam them into giving back their wages, but to test them on their cyber security awareness.ALl of IAG’s 3500 staff are sent a phishing email once a month, and those who click on links are then sent an instant reminder to undertake cyber security training.

Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech

Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech The idea of Elanation, a lifestyle technology specifically for children, was conceived in India.Where Pace brings a passion for technology, product design and engineering, Aimme is passionate about the rise of child obesity as a result of technology addiction.

Research finds people believe VR/AR to be as popular as smartphones

Research finds people believe VR/AR to be as popular as smartphones New research has discovered more than half of Australians believe virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR respectively) technology will be as popular as smartphones in years to come.The study shows that despite many Aussie consumers not actually having tried VR or AR for themselves, the majority are confident that it will live up to the hype.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti - evolution or revolution?

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti - evolution or revolution? The GTX 1080Ti arrives only ten months after the release of the GTX 1080.At a reported 35% extra oomph, I wasn’t convinced that the GeForce GTX 1080Ti Founders Edition would give me that much of a boost over the 1080 already in the test rig.

Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling Its Antivirus

Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling Its Antivirus However, the addition of Windows Defender to the operating system has caused some tension with third-party antivirus makers.According to the complaints, Microsoft has a habit of disabling Kaspersky’s products during system updates.

'Google Play Protect' Android Security Suite Is Now Rolling Out

'Google Play Protect' Android Security Suite Is Now Rolling Out After a few months of waiting, Google Play Protect is beginning to roll out to devices.Still, Google is taking some lessons from these apps by making Verify Apps more visible as part of Google Play Protect.

Best Buy Will No Longer Sell Kaspersky Antivirus

Best Buy Will No Longer Sell Kaspersky Antivirus The software company confirmed the falling out in a statement, saying: Kaspersky Lab and Best Buy have suspended their relationship at this time; however, the relationship may be re-evaluated in the future.The Best Buy-Kaspersky dissolution comes after several months of growing suspicion about just how cozy the antivirus company is with the Russian intelligence service.

CCleaner Infection More Severe Than Thought, Targeted Microsoft, Google, Samsung

CCleaner Infection More Severe Than Thought, Targeted Microsoft, Google, Samsung Earlier this week, we reported on news that the popular system maintenance app CCleaner had been infected by malware for nearly a month.The CCleaner malware could be used to deliver a second-stage payload that would run on local systems and perform various tasks.