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What is unsecapp.exe?

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 5 months ago)

What is unsecapp.exe? Unsecapp.exe is a normal process found on the Microsoft Windows Server and is used by the Windows OS. It handles Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and is an essential part of the system. Unsecapp.exe is responsible for maintaining compatibility issues between different Windows Operating Systems. Therefore, it is important for the stable and secure running of your PC.

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What is canvas fingerprinting?

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 5 months ago)

There always seems to be a new way to track users' web activity across the web. One of the lesser-known ones is canvas fingerprinting, which is an upgraded version of the internet cookie. The way it works is through JavaScript, which when enabled takes a "snapshot" - or a fingerprint - of the computer's graphics chip. This image is then used to send targeted advertisments to the computer in question. While canvas fingerprinting tracking sounds high-tech, it can be highly inaccurate - two or more computers sharing the same graphics chip can render the same configuration. In any case, it i...

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Tor facing de-anoymization in Russia

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 5 months ago)

You've probably heard of Tor, the browser designed to offer an anonymous browsing experience. Attempts to break its tough shell have been insofar unsuccesful, but the Russian government has taken it one step further. The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs is offering $111,000 (equivalent to 3.9 million roubles) to whoever can find a way to de-anoymize Tor, and therefore make the Russian internet one place where the infamous browser will meet its match. The government is also calling on the retrieval of all technical details about Tor users ...

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Microsoft called out for excluding competitors from conference

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 7 months ago)

Microsoft has been caught trying to keep its competitors from participating in its Worldwide Partner Conference in July. Despite the public outcry, the Redmond-based company has refused to back down, more than simply modify its website. The conference website, which originally listed four competitors, has been wiped. "All the companies from yesterday are still on the list, Microsoft just decided to move them all from the main page into the registration process," said a Microsoft rep. "The same companies listed yeste...

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Lenovo beats Apple in U.S. personal computer rankings

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 7 months ago)

Lenovo, the world's biggest PC manufacturer, had a 27 percent jump in full-year profit, and has overtaken Apple in PC shipments to the U.S. for the first time. The Chinese company broke the $1 billion benchmark for the first time when it increased its gross profit to $1.01 billion for the year to the end of March. The company saw in 14 percent increase in revenue to $38.7 billion and sold 55 million PCs during this period. Lenovo's global market share has increased to 17.7 percent and has marked a 5 percent leap in year-on-year growth, this coming at a time when the industry has faced a ...

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