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This Week in Tech: 4th - 8th March

Published on March 8th, 2019 by Duncan McClean.

In this week's roundup:

  • Google fixes zero-day exploit in Chrome
  • Microsoft open-source the Windows Calculator
  • English court computers down for the second time this year
This Week in Tech: 4th - 8th March

Google fixes zero-day exploit in Chrome

Google have announced that they fixed a major security exploit in the latest of update of Chrome after hijackers started to use it in the wild.

The exploit would allow hackers to execute code on your machine.

This Week in Tech: 4th - 8th March

Microsoft open-source the Windows Calculator

Microsoft have open-sourced the Windows Calculator on code-sharing site GitHub. This means that developers can contribute to the Calculator and help fix bugs.

English court computers down for the second time this year

An IT issue has meant that Court Computers in England have gone down for the second time this year. 

The Ministry of Defence have said the issue is different from what caused the systems to go down in January and they have said that the issue has been 'largely fixed'.

Trials have had to be cancelled.