Google releases optional security update for Chromebooks, but it wipes all local data

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Chrome OS is one of the most secure desktop operating systems on the market (privacy concerns about the Google ecosystem aside). Automatic system updates, verified boot, and system drive encryption all keep your Chromebook safe from attacks. Most models also use a Trusted Platform Module, or TPM, for generating the cryptographic keys that protect local data.

Sadly, nothing is 100% secure, and the same is true for some Chromebooks. Security researchers recently discovered a bug in certain versions of the Infineon TPM firmware, which allows hackers to potentially brute-force a Chromebook to obtain encrypted data.

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Google announces $999 Pixelbook touchscreen hybrid notebook, optional $99 pen accessory

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With a 12-inch touchscreen, convertible form factor, optional stylus input, and integration with Google Assistant, the new Google Pixelbook hopes to compete with both Apple’s MacBook and iPad Pro lineups.
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Limited edition Oktoberfest Android mini (and optional mug) goes on sale tomorrow (September 27)

Andrew Bell and Dead Zebra have been making Android mini collectibles for a long time. We’ve had hot dog bugdroids, panda bugdroids, and even Nexus bugdroids. Tomorrow, there’s a new special edition Android mini launching in celebration of Oktoberfest. It’s an Android drinking beer, which makes sense. You can even get a mug with your Android so you can have some beer, too.

The Oktoberfest Android has lederhosen, a jaunty little hat, and a tiny mug of beer.

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