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Thursday Midday (4 Comments) (link)
 Thursday, 25-May-2017  11:58:46 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Now the WannaCry fervour has died down, it's time for EternalRocks, which is potentially even worse. It even names itself WannaCry in an attempt to hide from security researchers, Stampar said. Like variants of WannaCry, EternalRocks also doesn't have a kill-switch, so it can't be as easily blocked off. For now, EternalRocks remains dormant as it continues to spread and infect more computers. Stampar warns the worm can be weaponized at any time, the same way that WannaCry's ransomware struck all at once after it had already infected thousands of computers.

Intel are planning to make Thunderbolt 3 more widespread by integrating it into future CPUs and releasing the protocol specification free of royalties. With Thunderbolt 3 integrated into the CPU, computer makers can build thinner and lighter systems with only Thunderbolt 3 ports. For the first time, all the ports on a computer can be the same – any port can charge the system and connect to Thunderbolt devices, every display and billions of USB devices.

Vortez have an X370 Motherboard Showdown. Our selection of motherboards were all available on release, however, we have now updated each to the latest available BIOS so we can objectively look at their performance and features to see which would be best for you and your requirements. The motherboards we’ll be looking at are: ASRock X370 Taichi, ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero, GIGABYTE AX370-Gaming K7, and the MSI X370 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM.

Tweaktown checked out the performance of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. For all of our testing in this article, I've used an Intel Core i5-7600K and AMD Ryzen 5 1600X processor. This gives us a look at the 4C/4T processor from Intel, and the multi-threaded price/performance king 6C/12T chip in the form of AMD's new Ryzen 5 1600X.

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