The German government will pay dearly for extended security updates for Windows 7

Expensive security. Business newspaper Handelsblatt informs that the German Federal Ministry wants to secure at least 33,000 computers with Windows 7, which involves paying Microsoft for extended security updates. Microsoft ended Windows 7 midway through this month, but millions of computers in companies, government agencies, and home users are still powering this ancient operating system. … Read moreThe German government will pay dearly for extended security updates for Windows 7

A high fine for Cyfrowy Polsat for removing German channels during Euro 2016

There is a decision by UOKiK. The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection stated that Cyfrowy Polsat hindered its subscribers watching matches for free during the European Football Championship, which lasted from 10 June to 10 July 2016. The company then removed the public ZDF and Das Erste channels from the automatic list of programs … Read moreA high fine for Cyfrowy Polsat for removing German channels during Euro 2016

A German government agency has tested web browsers. Only one recommended

One solution outclassed the other. The German Federal Office for Information Security, a government agency dealing with cyber security matters, has taken the Internet browser under scrutiny. Representatives of the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI) tested a total of four programs in terms of security – the wallpaper included Mozilla Firefox 68. Google … Read moreA German government agency has tested web browsers. Only one recommended