Microsoft is pulling the plug on Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next Tuesday | The Verge

It is time to ditch your old version of Internet Explorer, as of January the 12th there will be no more security updates, unless you’re on a corporate contract. Microsoft is ending support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next week on January 12th, releasing a final patch encouraging users…
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Facebook hammers another nail into Flash’s coffin

Finally! now we just need the BBC to follow suit with iPlayer… The Social NetworkTM bins Adobe’s malware-magnet for video, adopts HTML5 Source: Facebook hammers another nail into Flash’s coffin

Reddit tries to find solution to GCHQ Christmas puzzle

Merry Cryptomas. Puzzle enthusiasts from around the world have come together in the festive spirit of cryptography, puzzle solving and getting one over on British intelligence’s finest Source: Reddit tries to find solution to GCHQ Christmas puzzle

All eyes on the jailbroken as iOS, Mac OS X threat level ratchets up • The Register

There seems to be an enduring myth out there that Apple devices are immune, they aren’t, we ourselves have removed viruses from a number of macbooks recently.  Interesting article. Number of new problems rising, says Symantec Source: All eyes on the jailbroken as iOS, Mac OS X threat level ratchets…
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Brits leave 138,000 gadgets in the pub • The Register

The importance of a lock-screen or password on your device… especially in the festive season! And drink too much to secure them properly, natch Source: Brits leave 138,000 gadgets in the pub • The Register