Operating Systems News

Keeping up with the latest operating system news is important for staying on top of new patches, updates, and upgrades. Read about what's new in operating systems and how it impacts your organization.

iOS update thwarts huge threat to mobile security

Apple has issued a fix that you need to install right away if you’re an iPhone user.

Phishing hazards go well beyond users alone

Most of the advice surrounding phishing prevention is warning users of the dangers and encouraging them to use caution when browsing or opening emails. But one of the biggest risks for a phishing attack won’t be fixed by these commonsense approaches.

IT rushed to Windows 10, but users may regret it

Free upgrades and a big public relations push have helped make Windows 10 a popular option for end users and businesses alike. But many of those surveyed recently by SpiceWorks seem to have buyer’s remorse.

Monumental shift: Google Chrome dethrones Internet Explorer

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was the dominant web browser since, basically, forever. But Google Chrome has captured a higher market share for the first time.

Windows 10 is getting more and more popular

It turns out when you offer something for free (or mostly free, anyway), people line up to get it. And according to the latest figures, that’s just what’s happening with Windows 10. 

Is this a good thing? iPhones will soon tell users if you’re monitoring them

There are a few ways to interpret a recent report about the newest iOS version: One is that it’ll give users a constant reminder to be careful on company devices. Another is that it’ll freak them. Big time. 

Microsoft keeps pushing Windows 10 on customers

Get ready to hear this question more often: “Should I be downloading Windows 10?” 

Mac is making its way into more corporate offices

While Apple has always lagged behind competitors in enterprise use, it has seen an “unprecedented” increase in corporate use recently, according to a recent survey. The question is: Is this growth sustainable? 

You can delay Windows 10 updates – but not forever

Businesses seem pretty satisfied with Windows 10 overall. But there’s one feature that’s still confusing and confounding IT pros regularly: the update cycles. 

Almost 90% of Android devices are exposed to critical vulnerabilities

The reputation Android devices have for being less secure than their iOS counterparts is well-known by now, but researchers from the University of Cambridge have some shocking numbers on just how many of these devices suffer from security shortcomings.