Intel has a new processor vulnerability being dubbed ‘Spoiler’

Intel seems to have an issue with their processor having vulnerabilities. The latest one discovered late last year and just now being released to the public after a 90 day grace period is being called the ‘Spoiler’. The vulnerability affects every one of intel’s processors and as of yet doesn’t have a patch. This means that every PC and Mac system could be at risk unless an OS patch has been issued for it.

AppleInsider has more here

Do you use Facebook two-factor authentication(2FA)? You may want to think again

Facebook has come under a lot of scrutiny for their privacy issues and here is just another one to add to the list. It seems that a second problem has been found with their 2FA. You may remember that the first issue was that the 2FA phone numbers were being used for ad targeting but now it has been revealed that it also made the phone number searchable and you can not fully opt out.

9to5Mac has more here

How do you get $25 off service labor?

CRC will be offering $25 OFF any labor when you bring in any item(s) valued at $5 or more from the Paws & Claws Wish List. So, if you or someone you know, is having a computer issue, why not help Paws & Claws AND get a discount on labor. You can also visit our link and then click on their wish list for ideas! Don’t forget Computer Resource Center is Rochester’s Apple Authorized Service Provider and PC Repair Center!

If you missed the Apple Event on the 30th don’t worry. Apple has posted the full video to YouTube and the people over at MacRumors has a break down of the event with individual links to their coverage

MacRumors link can be found here¬†and Apple’s YouTube link is here

13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) Battery Replacement Program

Hi Everyone, if you are in the Rochester, MN area and it seems that your MacBook Pro 13″ (non Touch Bar) battery may be expanding check out Apple’s website below to see if you are eligible for this program. It does say that these laptops were manufactured between October 2016 and 2017.

If you feel that yours qualifies give us a call at 507-529-9600 and arrange a time to bring it in for evaluation.

Apple’s battery replacement website can be found here