Xbox Fall Update: The biggest changes as Microsoft preps for the Xbox One X

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Microsoft’s Windows Fall Creators Update may be upon us, but there’s a second game in town: Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One X game console. In preparation for its upcoming launch on November 7, Microsoft began pushing what it calls its Fall Update for the Xbox One to consoles on Monday.

Though the update contains a number of different changes, the primary focus is to help gamers prep for the upcoming Xbox One X launch. With that in mind, let’s look at what the new update adds.

1. Back up existing games to an external drive

Xbox One owners need to transition their older Xbox One games to their new console, but the last thing they want to do is re-download them via the cloud. Fortunately, the new Fall Update allows users to back up their games and settings onto an external hard drive. During the setup process for the Xbox One X, uses can connect their drive to the new console and bring all of their content over at once.

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Google Announces Three New Chrome Security Features

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Google announced yesterday three new security features for Chrome that will help the company’s browser detect and fight intrusive extensions and invasive software. […]The post Google Announces Three New Chrome Security Features appeared first on Comp…

Microsoft Quietly Patched the Krack WPA2 Vulnerability Last Week

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Pretty sneaky, MS. While some vendors were scrambling to release updates to fix the KRACK Attack vulnerability released today, Microsoft, quietly snuck the fix into last week’s Patch Tuesday. […]

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How Apple, Google and Microsoft are addressing the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability

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Microsoft already released a patch that should fix the issue, and patches from Apple and Google aren’t far behind.

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KRACK Wi-Fi attacks shouldn’t harm updated Windows PCs

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The bad news: A severe WPA2 protocol vulnerability dubbed KRACK holds the potential to break Wi-Fi security for virtually all wireless devices or networks, allowing attackers to snoop on your Internet traffic or even inject malicious code into websites you visit. The good news: If you’re running a Windows PC, you’re already safe—at least if you automatically apply new updates.

Microsoft quietly released a KRACK-smashing update as part of last week’s Patch Tuesday blitz, the company confirmed to Windows Central and other websites. Phew! Here is the company’s statement:

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Russia Fines Telegram $14,000 for Not Giving FSB an Encryption Backdoor

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Russia has fined Telegram 800,000 Russian ruble — approximately $14,000 — for failing to comply with a government order that required the company to provide access to encrypted conversations to Russian intelligence agency FSB. […]

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Where to buy Microsoft Office for the best price in October 2017

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Don’t pay more than you should when buying Microsoft Office

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Adobe Patches Flash Zero-Day Used by BlackOasis APT

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Last week, Adobe claimed it wouldn’t release security updates for the first time since July 2012 because it had nothing to patch. Less than six days later, the company released a critical update for Flash Player that fixes a zero-day vulnerability expl…

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List of Firmware & Driver Updates for KRACK WPA2 Vulnerability

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This article will contain an udpated list of firmware and driver updates that resolve the Krack WPA2 vulnerability. […]The post List of Firmware & Driver Updates for KRACK WPA2 Vulnerability appeared first on Computerescue.info.

Patch Available for Linux Kernel Privilege Escalation

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The Linux kernel team has released a patch to fix a security bug that could allow an attacker to execute code with elevated privileges. […]The post Patch Available for Linux Kernel Privilege Escalation appeared first on Computerescue.info.

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