Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

A hotel chain in Europe has switched its computers to Google's Chrome OS after it was hit by Windows ransomware.

Global shipments of PCs reached 341 million units in 2021, the technology analyst firm Canalys reports, adding that the final quarter recorded shipments of 92 million units, a million more than the corresponding quarter in 2020.

Vulnerability intelligence, breach data and risk ratings vendor Risk Based Security has warned about the rising number of vulnerabilities in third-party WordPress plugins, pointing out that 2240 such flaws had been reported in 2021.

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