This past Tuesday, Jan. 14, Microsoft officially ended support for the Windows 7 operating system. This has been well publicized over the last year plus, but many people have not heeded the warnings. I have written about this in the past as well, most recently in my Aug. 6, 2019, column. So what does it mean when Microsoft ends support for an operating system? It means that there will be no more operating system updates issued from the company. More importantly, this also means that there will
Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency ever created and still remains the most popular asset on the cryptocurrency market. People from all over the world can send and receive BTC using a peer-to-peer (P2P) network without relying on third-party authorities such as banking institutions, government agencies, and monetary vendors/apps.
The 147 million victims impacted by the 2017 hack of credit monitoring firm Equifax are facing a Jan. 22 deadline to apply for class-action settlement benefits. So far, only 15 million people have applied for benefits.
Data privacy regulations may be improving, and tech companies may now be forced to be more transparent about their practices, but the fact remains that vast quantities of personally identifying information are already out in the wild, says TRUSTID's Patrick Cox.