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  1. R

    uTorrent Flagged as Threat by Microsoft and Antivirus Vendors

    TorrentFreak is reporting that this week several Windows users that the uTorrent BitTorrent client was suddenly being flagged as a threat by Windows Defender as "Potentially Unwanted Software." The article goes on to state that other Antivirus software has been labeling uTorrent as a threat, and...
  2. DooKey

    Microsoft Accidently Puts Hole in Windows Defender With Open-Source Code

    Microsoft put an accidental hole in Windows Defender when they incorporated some code from unrar into the antivirus engine. This hole will allow remote code execution on the local machine so it's advised to get the update from Microsoft ASAP if you don't have auto-updates turned on. Until you...
  3. cageymaru

    Nex Machina Developer Housemarque Declares the Arcade Genre is Dead.

    Finnish software house Housemarque has announced that they have stopped making arcade style games. This is due to the lackluster sales of their titles in the last few years even though they have garnered numerous awards and 88/100 ratings. They even tried collaborating with Eugene Jarvis who...
  4. FrgMstr

    Windows Defender Application Guard to Use Virtualized Environment

    There are a lot of HardOCP readers that know the value of a virtual machine running on your desktop when it comes to security and now Microsoft seems to be following suit. In an upcoming version of Windows we will be seeing Microsoft isolate its Edge browser in a Hyper V container. This is...
  5. rezerekted

    What's with Windows Defender recently?

    In the past two weeks Microsoft keeps asking me to upload files to them via defender for further analysis. They are always game files and I know they are not infected so wtf? It's almost like they suspect me of being a pirate.
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