Need another reason to quit Windows XP before Microsoft ends support for the operating system in six months? Then consider that real-world Windows XP systems already sport a much higher rate of malware infections than Microsoft's more recent operating systems.
There is a new computer virus, called Crypto Locker, going around that is infecting workstations, servers and network folders. Even with antivirus software in place, it is still hitting many small business customers across the US. This virus infects a PC, server or network by a user simply opening a deceptive email attachment that is actually the virus or through attacks that utilize and exploit older vulnerable versions of Java via internet downloads.
Facebook temporarily banned graphic, violent content from its site back in May, when clips including a particular video of a woman being beheaded were spreading across the site. That video resurfaced recently after Facebook quietly lifted the ban on graphic videos, and it once again caused a stir.
Nokia is getting into the tablet business. The company announced a new 10-inch tablet called the Lumia 2520 on Tuesday at a press event in Abu Dhabi. The Windows RT device is Nokia's first full-sized tablet.
The original fitness gadget just got a makeover.
Nike today unveiled the new FuelBand SE. The updated fitness tracker hits stores on November 6 for $149, with preorders starting today.