software

  1. cageymaru

    Microsoft Announces the Open Sourcing of Windows Calculator

    Microsoft has announced that it has open sourced the Windows Calculator on GitHub under the MIT License. Microsoft is seeking more community contributions and ideas in the development of Windows Calculator. Reviewing the Windows Calculator code will allow developers to learn how to work with...
  2. cageymaru

    NSA Releases Free "GHIDRA" Reverse Engineering Tool

    Today, the NSA released its free "GHIDRA" software reverse engineering tool. It can be used to analyze malicious code and malware like viruses. Cybersecurity professionals can use it to better understand potential vulnerabilities in their networks and systems. NSA will be making Ghidra available...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Malspam Exploits a WinRAR Security Hole

    Last week, researchers unveiled a 19 year old bug in an ancient ACE archive decompresser that, up until recently, shipped with modern builds of WinRAR. WinRAR's own website suggests that the software has a userbase of over 500 million, and while the latest beta versions of the software have...
  4. cageymaru

    AMD Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 Drivers Add Support for AMD Ryzen Mobile APU's

    Senior Director of AMD Software Strategy Terry Makedon has announced that Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.3 is out and it adds support for AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics. The Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 series of drivers give up to 17% average performance...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Researchers Find a 19 Year Old Bug In WinRAR

    Security researchers from Checkpoint have reportedly discovered a bug in WinRAR that just might be older than you. According to their bug report, recent version of WinRAR shipped with an ancient "unacev2.dll" file designed to decompress the equally ancient ACE archive format. A bug in the .dll...
  6. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.2 Driver Has Been Released

    The latest AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.2 driver has been released and it adds support for the AMD Radeon VII, Far Cry New Dawn, Metro Exodus, Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm, and Crackdown 3. AMD Radeon RX 590 owners should experience a 5% performance uplift in...
  7. cageymaru

    Firefox 66 to Block Audible Sound from Autoplay Video and Audio by Default

    Mozilla has announced that Firefox 66 will automatically block audible audio and video initiated by autoplay media on websites. As this is the default behavior for Firefox 66, users will have to interact with the website to initiate the audio such as hitting the "Play" button. Firefox users will...
  8. cageymaru

    Google Launches Password Checkup Extension

    Google has announced a new extension for Google Chrome called Password Checkup that will monitor the passwords that you type into websites to see if they have been compromised in a third-party data breach. Google says it has access to over 4 billion credentials that have been compromised and...
  9. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.1 Driver Has Been Released

    The latest AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.2.1 driver has been released and it provides support for APEX Legends, The Division 2 Private Beta, and Assassin's Creed: Odyssey. AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 users should see a 5% performance uplift in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey over the...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Asus GPU Tweak II's "Ad" is Really a Custom Overlay

    Earlier today, we (and other media outlets) reported that the newest version of Asus GPU Tweak II contained an GPU "ad." But Asus later informed us that the overlay image in question is not an ad, but an "image placeholder" for a streamer-focused feature that's in development. In its current...
  11. cageymaru

    Tesla Rival Nio Causes Traffic Jam as Software Upgrade Incapacitates Smart Car

    The image of Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio has been tarnished in China as a software update shutdown one of the vehicles in the middle of a test drive. This caused a traffic jam in one of China's most prestigious neighborhoods. Changan Avenue is heavily policed as it is home to some of...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Tesla Launches Cheaper Cars With Software Limited Batteries

    Tesla previously announced that they're discontinuing the 75 kWh battery pack for their Model S sedan and Model X SUV, and Elon Musk mentioned that the company needs to keep prices more competitive than ever if Tesla is to survive. Now, Electrek says that Tesla is launching variants of the Model...
  13. Z

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 3 User- $5.00

    I was going through some stuff and found an old 3 user Kaspersky Anti-Virus (install up to 3 computers, for one year). It's from 2014, but should activate on Kaspersky 2017. You'll still got all updated antivirus definitions even with the 2017 software, so the protections will be up-to-date. $5...
  14. cageymaru

    U.S. Video Game Sales Break Records in 2018

    According to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and The NPD Group, video game sales toppled the $43.4 billion mark in 2018. Sales were up 18% from 2017 as previous sales records were broken for the video game industry. Across all platforms, (console, PC, portable, and mobile), both the...
  15. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 Driver Has Been Released

    The AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 driver has been released and it increases performance in Fortnite by up to 4%. It fixes many issues such as: Virtual Super Resolution may not show up as available on some 1440p Ultra-Wide Displays. Some Radeon RX Series graphics products may...
  16. cageymaru

    AMD Is Developing a DXR Capable GPU and More Third Generation AMD Ryzen News

    During an interview with Mark Hachman of PCWorld, AMD president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su acknowledged AMD is "deep in development" of a GPU with real-time ray tracing (DXR) capabilities. She explained that building a development ecosystem was important as "development is concurrent between hardware...
  17. cageymaru

    The NSA to Release Free "GHIDRA" Reverse Engineering Tool

    The US National Security Agency (NSA) is scheduled to release the "GHIDRA" reverse engineering tool that allows researchers to disassemble executable files into assembly code that can be read and analysed. This will allow members of cyber defense teams around the world to peer into the inner...
  18. cageymaru

    DOOMBA Uses Roomba Data to Recreate Your Living Space in Doom

    DOOMBA is a utility for the classic video game Doom that brings a touch of home to its level design. By using a Roomba script, Noesis by Rich Whitehouse will allow you to "track your Roomba, store tracking data, allow you to visualize that data in a variety of ways, and, of course, turn that...
  19. cageymaru

    Microsoft Releases Emergency Security Update for Actively Exploited Vulnerability

    Microsoft has released an emergency security update to patch an actively exploited vulnerability in Internet Explorer. CVE-2018-8653 addresses a remote code execution vulnerability caused by the way the scripting engine handles objects in Internet Explorer. The exploit corrupts memory in such as...
  20. dvsman

    Is MS Win Server software tied to hardware?

    So I can get an old server from my office to putt around / learn on but I think the thing (Dell PowerXYZ 2600) ran on SB Server 2003 and it's only going to come with the hardware, no docs or drives. I know 2003 is way out of date but if licensing it was free / cheap, I'd give it a shot. Could...
  21. DooKey

    U.S. Congress Passes Bill Forcing Tech Companies to Disclose Foreign Software Probes

    Last year Reuters published a story that described how foreign defense agencies were given access to source code of software that was also sold to the U.S. military. These agencies were looking for vulnerabilities in the software and this knowledge could be used to hack said software. In...
  22. DooKey

    Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.7.1 Now Available

    AMD has released a new version of their Adrenalin software version 18.7.1. This version claims to offer speed increases in Earthfall for Vega 56 and RX 580/560. It also fixes the black screen flickering issue when booting to desktop on a DisplayPort. You can grab the new software here. The full...
  23. DooKey

    North Korea Is Selling Facial Recognition Technology

    According to a report from the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies the North Koreans are marketing a variety of different technologies including facial recognition software. It appears that the NoKo's are very good at hiding their identity by using front companies, websites, and...
  24. R

    Computer Glitch Creates World's Fastest Car

    A Belgian motorist has inadvertently become the test driver for the new fastest car.......in the world. In a small a small Belgian town on the French border, the unnamed motorist received a ticket in the mail from a speed camera, stating that his Opel Astra was clocked at 696 km/h, or 439mph...
  25. FrgMstr

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Introduction @ [H]

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Introduction Another year, another AMD Radeon Software release! This year we move to something that hopefully get you AMD video card owners' hearts racing, Radeon "Adrenalin." AMD's GPU driver package has aged very well over the last few years adding a host...
  26. DooKey

    Oculus Releases Rift Core 2.0 Beta

    Oculus has just released their Core 2.0 Beta software to the public for use. They've updated the Dash and updated the desktop app. They also are providing a new Oculus Home so you can customize your Home experience. All in all this appears to be a major software release and you can go to...
  27. N

    Free Blu-Ray Player (S/W)

    This is not a limited offer. I only looked for it, because I couldn't find a way to buy AnyDVD again (they only take Visa and Bitcoin). http://leawo.net/blu-ray-player/?b I've only watched one movie, but it worked, so while it's not going to help you put disks on your server, it's pretty good...
  28. U

    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 ===...
  29. Chupachup

    Kaspersky Turns Over Source to US Government

    In a world of doing whatever it takes to do business with the U.S. Government, Gizmodo/AP reports, Kaspersky wants to prove his business doesn't operate maliciously- including turning over their source code for the government to vet.
  30. FrgMstr

    New Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Driver 17.4.1

    Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 17.4.1 has just been released by AMD. Download links for all versions are towards the bottom of the Release Notes page. Here are the two big "new" things that the ReLive driver supports and both are specific to Vive and Oculus VR gaming. I will tell...
  31. FrgMstr

    EVGA iCX Technology Examined On The GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2

    Nate "The Big Nasty" Kirsch of Legit Reviews has taken EVGA's new iCX software for a spin. EVGA found itself in a bit of a pickle last year when it came to its video cards igniting and subsequently being the cause of the massive fires in Kentucky last year. WAIT! That was Shrout I think...
  32. FrgMstr

    FSP Guardian Computer Power Supply Software Review @ [H]

    FSP Guardian Computer Power Supply Software Review - When it comes to computer power supplies and software, there simply are not a lot of entrants into this niche market. However along side of our FSP Twin 500W review today, we have FSP's entrant into the world of PSU monitoring and control...
  33. E

    Professional software firewall

    Agnitum finally shut their doors for good on 31 december 2016. After so many years of great software, from version 4 onwards, I am stuck without a good professional firewall. They gave me 2 years worth of Kaspersky, but that's not much to cheer for. Seems all software these days is geared for...
  34. S

    FS: MS Project Professional 2016

    Edit: SOLD Microsoft Project Professional 2016 for sale, I purchased this yesterday and won't be using it. It has never been installed nor has the product key been used. Heatware 39-0-0 Reviews/Feedback for sugosugita | HeatWare.com $50
  35. I

    [Beta] Diskovery: data storage inspection tool

    Hey everyone, I'm looking for some honest feedback about our new project. Just a quick intro, I'm Alex from Pipemetrics, a little startup in Switzerland making high quality software for Windows. We just put out a beta for our latest project Diskovery, a data storage inspection tool for...
  36. R

    Find Easter Eggs to Get Media Converter Suite ($119.95) for Free

    Hosted by Leawo Software. How many Easter Eggs Can You Find on Leawo? Date: Mar.24,2016 - Apr.15,2016 The following software programs will be given away if you find certain Easter eggs on their product pages. DVD Ripper DVD Copy DVD Creator Video Converter Youtube Downloader Music Recorder...
  37. FrgMstr

    Thermaltake DPS G PC APP 2.0 Software Review @ [H]

    Thermaltake DPS G PC APP 2.0 Software Review - We have seen several companies tackle software when it comes to supporting enthusiast power supply installs, and quite frankly, we have not been terribly impressed with any of the software we have seen to date. That is not to say we do not welcome...
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