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Microsoft’s Edge Browser To Release New Features

Microsoft’s Edge Browser To Release New Features

Microsoft recently re-reinvented its web browser. After finally giving up on bug-plagued Internet Explorer, the company introduced Microsoft Edge, which it hoped would take the internet community by storm. When that didn't happen, they re-introduced Edge, this time as...

Google Is Adding Verification Policy For Online Ads

Google Is Adding Verification Policy For Online Ads

Recently, Google announced they were making some important changes to their rules governing online ads. They're adding verifications that they normally reserve for political advertisements,. This step is in a bid to combat what many industry experts are calling an...

Microsoft Stopped Hackers Using GIFs To Access User Data

Microsoft Stopped Hackers Using GIFs To Access User Data

Microsoft Teams (which is the company's Enterprise chat app) isn't all business. Like most other chat apps, it allows those who use it to send amusing animated Gif images. Unfortunately, that proved to be problematic. Recently, researchers from CyberArk discovered a...

Another Text Bug Could Crash Your iPhone

Another Text Bug Could Crash Your iPhone

The more things change, the more they stay the same. When Apple released iOS 11 a few years back, the company had a serious issue revolving around text messages and foreign language character sets. In that earlier case, the problem revolved around a certain string of...

Trickbot Leads The Pack In COVID-19 Malware

Trickbot Leads The Pack In COVID-19 Malware

Recently, security companies all over the world have seen a surge in spam, hacking, and scam campaigns that are taking advantage of the fear and confusion surrounding the global pandemic. They're using promises of COVID-19 information and access to pandemic-related...

Some Smart WiFi Linksys Routers May Need A Password Reset

Some Smart WiFi Linksys Routers May Need A Password Reset

If you have a home network, odds are good that you use a Linksys router. In fact, it's a brand that a great many small and medium sized businesses rely on as well. With that in mind, be advised that recently, the company locked user accounts on its Smart WiFi cloud...

Gmail Blocks Millions Of COVID-19 Phishing Emails Daily

Gmail Blocks Millions Of COVID-19 Phishing Emails Daily

Google's popular Gmail service has been busy. In a typical day, the company's email system blocks more than a hundred million phishing emails. During the last week alone, the company reports that their system saw a massive spike in phishing emails related to COVID-19,...

Hackers Stopped With Help of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit

Hackers Stopped With Help of Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) recently played an instrumental role in taking down a botnet made up of more than 400,000 devices. A botnet is a tool that hackers use to invade systems. The botnets were rented out to a variety of groups to conduct DDoS attacks,...

Apple Announced A New Low-Priced iPhone

Apple Announced A New Low-Priced iPhone

Rumors have been swirling for months about Apple and the possibility that they'll release a successor to their iPhone SE. Recently, the company put a pin in all the speculation and unveiled their second-generation iPhone SE. It looks like an iPhone 8, but lacks the...

New Windows 10 Disk Cleanup Feature Coming Soon

New Windows 10 Disk Cleanup Feature Coming Soon

If you're a veteran Windows user, you've almost certainly made frequent use of the "Disk Cleanup" feature, which has been a standard part of the OS for what feels like forever. Recently though, Microsoft has given the utility a bit of a facelift and an upgrade....

Spread Of COVID-19 Data Available From Google And Apple

Spread Of COVID-19 Data Available From Google And Apple

Big tech firms are lining up to help us get a better handle on the data concerning this pandemic. Data includes who has Covid-19 and how fast and far the virus is spreading around the country (and around the world). Recently, tech giants Apple and Google announced a...

Ransomware Targets Company Working On A COVID-19 Vaccine

Ransomware Targets Company Working On A COVID-19 Vaccine

It's common knowledge that hackers are highly opportunistic and certainly not above targeting children, the sick and the dying if there's money to be made. Even so, attacking a drug company currently doing research to find a vaccine for COVID-19 has to be counted as a...

Over Half Of All Calls People Receive Are Spam Calls

Over Half Of All Calls People Receive Are Spam Calls

If you're like most people, you probably get a lot of calls over the course of a week. They're probably calls that you'd just rather not get at all. How many of those calls do you get, exactly? Have you ever sat down and taken notes to track it? If you did, you might...

Zoom Is Working On Security But May Be Too Late

Zoom Is Working On Security But May Be Too Late

The popular messaging tool called Zoom is having a tough time. According to a recently released memo that circulated through Elon Musk's "SpaceX" company, the company is banning Zoom's use because of "significant privacy and security concerns." In response, Zoom's...

Private Twitter Files May Have Been Cached In Firefox

Private Twitter Files May Have Been Cached In Firefox

Are you a regular Twitter user? More specifically, are you a regular Twitter user who also prefers the Firefox web browser? If so, be advised that Twitter recently disclosed a new bug with potentially dire implications for you. Apparently, a flaw in the design of the...