Microsoft Spots New Vulnerability in Microsoft Office – Your PC may be at Risk

Heads up! In what feels like a throwback to the late 90s/early 2000’s, Microsoft has discovered one helluva bug in Microsoft Office. Executed properly, the bug could be exploited to take over your entire system running just about any version of Windows. You can find Microsoft’s full disclosure on the bug here, but here’s the … Continue reading Microsoft Spots New Vulnerability in Microsoft Office – Your PC may be at Risk

Wi-Fi ‘virus’ could be used to attack wireless access points

Dense concentrations of Wi-Fi access points and routers in large cities could be attacked by malware able to spread silently from node to node, researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time. In the experiment conducted by Jonny Milliken, Valerio Selis and Professor Alan Marshall, a specially-crafted virus called ‘Chameleon’ was … Continue reading Wi-Fi ‘virus’ could be used to attack wireless access points

AMD releases game-changing Mantle support in new Catalyst beta driver

AMD has released the latest beta driver of its Catalyst software, making its Mantle API a reality for those with supported graphics cards. AMD’s Catalyst 14.1 beta driver was expected last week, although a few glitches delayed the release. Over the weekend, AMD published the beta driver to its Web site. Note that you’ll need … Continue reading AMD releases game-changing Mantle support in new Catalyst beta driver