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    macOS Catalina

    Catalina has been out for a little while now. It would be interesting to hear people's user experiences if they've upgraded. I haven't yet, because I know it's going to break a lot of things just be being 64-bit only. However, Catalina is also one of the biggest jumps in terms of increased...
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    What card for this?

    Hello peoples of the Hard world! I have this server motherboard... SUPERMICRO MBD-X10SL7-F-O https://www.supermicro.com/en/products/motherboard/X10SL7-F It has 2 PCI slots, a large one and a smaller one, the spec says... 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (in x16) (I'm guessing this is the larger one) 1 PCI-E...
  3. cageymaru

    Microsoft Edge Development Will Be Based on the Chromium Open Source Project

    Microsoft has officially adopted the Chromium open source project for the development of Microsoft Edge. This will create better web compatibility for Microsoft customers and less fragmentation of the web for all web developers. This change will occur over the course of the next year. Microsoft...
  4. cageymaru

    How the Dropbox Offensive Testing Security Team Discovers Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

    Dropbox has multiple security teams to make sure that your data is secure and safe. They also conduct red team training exercises where the red team takes on the role of an attacker, and the other teams have to respond to the threat. During a recent offensive training exercise with Syndis; a...
  5. DooKey

    You Can Now Run Windows 95 Inside Windows (or Linux or macOS)

    Slacker developer Felix Rieseberg has developed a nice little app that allows you to run Windows 95 on Windows, macOS, and Linux. It weighs in at a whole 129MB. However, a problem with Internet Explorer has been noted and you won't be able to use that to connect to the internet. Regardless, this...
  6. cageymaru

    Steam Play Evolves as Valve Adds Tools for Windows to Linux Compatibility

    Valve has been hard at work funding the creation of open source tools to make Windows games compatible with the Linux operating system (OS). The end goal is to create a better more robust version of Steam Play. The first tool called Proton is a version of Wine that is directly funded by Valve...
  7. cageymaru

    Open Data Blender Benchmark Tests Your System's Ability to Run Blender

    Blender is an free and open source 3D creation suite which appeals to a demographic ranging from professionals to amateur video editors. Now they want to assist developers with understanding their system's ability to run Blender. A Blender Benchmark has been developed and released as a beta...
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    Apple Depreciates OpenGL and OpenCL in MacOS

    Apple has announced today in a post on it's Developer page, that OpenGL and OpenCL will be depreciated in the upcoming macOS 10.14, stating that games and graphics intensive apps that use OpenGL should adopt Apple's API Metal. Similarly apps that use OpenCL for computational tasks are supposed...
  9. DooKey

    You Might Want to Hold Off on Upgrading macOS High Sierra

    It looks like the latest (10.13.4) macOS High Sierra update has a few bugs that are causing Macs to go into recovery mode upon installation completion. Some people have been able to boot into the new updated OS, but a lot of others can't. Consider this a public service announcement if you're an...
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    Apple Warns Users When Starting 32-bit macOS Apps

    TheLoop reported Wednesday that macOS users running the latest High Sierra 10.13.4 will now get a warning when launching a 32-bit app. Apple kicked 32-bit apps off iOS starting in version 11, and now it seems they are starting the process in macOS as well. The alert will only happen once, so no...
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    Latest MacOS Update Disables DisplayLink

    While the latest version of MacOS may give external GPU support, it has apparently also broke DiaplayLink protocol support, rendering thousands of monitors dead. DisplayLink themselves have stated that High Sierra 10.13,4 will cause DisplayLink connected displays to go blank, and they have...
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    Vulkan Now Available on macOS By MoltenVK Being Open-Sourced

    Phoronix is reporting that as of today, Vulkan is available on Apple's iOS and macOS platforms. While not officially supported by Apple, thanks to an arrangement with Valve, the MoltenVK library to run Vulkan on iOS/OSX is being open sourced under the Apache 2.0 license and available to all...
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    New "Text Bomb" Can Crash Or Hang Messages And Safari In iOS And macOS

    Apple Insider is reporting that a new malicious link can cause Messages and Safari to crash or hang in iOS and macOS. The website seems to exploit a bug or a non-optimized rendering process for OpenGraph page titles by creating an excessively long tag. When Messages attempts to render a preview...
  14. DooKey

    Apple Releases Mitigations to Meltdown for iOS, macOS, and tvOS

    Apple has confirmed that all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. At this time they have released mitigations to iOS 11.2, mac OS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 to mitigate the risk of Meltdown on those OS. They plan to release mitgations in the coming days...
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    The High Sierra Thread

    High Sierra has been available for a short while. Feel free to hop in and talk about experiences you're having with it. Apple's Info: https://www.apple.com/macos/high-sierra/ Features Article: https://www.macworld.com/article/3199825/macs/macos-high-sierra-features-specs-pricing-faq.html ===...
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    Apple Releases macOS High Sierra; Ex-NSA Hacker Publishes Zero-Day

    Patrick Wardle a former NSA hacker showed off a zero-day exploit in macOS High Sierra that allows an attacker to steal every password stored in the Keychain without needing a master login password. He reported the bug to Apple earlier this month, but the patch did not make it into the release of...
  17. FrgMstr

    Proton : MacOS has a RAT

    Apple has always made the argument that their operating systems simply do not get viruses like the PC. The numbers certainly don't lie. Malware samples are directly proportional to how prevalent any given operating system may be in consumer or enterprise environments. With that being said...
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