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Chrome Soon Releasing Feature To Always Use Secure Connections

Chrome Soon Releasing Feature To Always Use Secure Connections

Recently, Google announced another change to its Chrome browser designed with user security in mind. The company will soon be rolling out an "HTTPS-Only" mode that will help make surfing a safer and more secure experience. The new feature is currently available for...

Microsoft Windows Is Working On Windows 11 Update Release

Microsoft Windows Is Working On Windows 11 Update Release

Later this year, the Windows 10 era will officially come to an end with the release of Windows 11. The latest version of the OS promises a raft of new features that will offer a "Next Gen" experience. Here's a quick overview of what you can expect to see in Windows 11...

Security Issue Found In Dell’s SupportAssist Software

Security Issue Found In Dell’s SupportAssist Software

Do you have a Dell PC? If so, be aware that recently, security researchers at Eclypsium have discovered a major security flaw in the company's SupportAssist software that comes pre-installed on most of the Dell machines running Windows on the market today. The flaw is...

Update Windows If Your PC Is Making High Pitched Sounds

Update Windows If Your PC Is Making High Pitched Sounds

Ever since the March 2021 release of Windows 10, 2004 , a small fraction of users have been reporting a mysterious issue with the OS that causes the PC to emit a high pitched sound when using certain apps. Given the intermittent nature of the issue, it proved...

Google Drive Users Should Be Aware Of Upcoming Update

Google Drive Users Should Be Aware Of Upcoming Update

Does your business utilize Google Workspace? If so, be advised that the company recently issued an alert for Workspace admins. The alert warns that a planned update designed to improve security relating to Google Drive link sharing could actually cause some of the...

Google Adding Additional Security Feature To Chrome On iOS

Google Adding Additional Security Feature To Chrome On iOS

Recently, Google made a small but significant change to Chrome for iOS. If you use the browser in that environment, it now allows you to lock your incognito tabs behind a FaceID protection wall, giving you an added layer of security. This new feature makes it much...

Some TurboTax Accounts Were Hacked Due To Poor Passwords

Some TurboTax Accounts Were Hacked Due To Poor Passwords

Hackers around the world have been busy this year, with Intuit being the latest company to fall victim to their attacks. The TurboTax company recently announced that their network was breached following a series of account takeover attacks, and that as a consequence,...

Support Ending For Windows 7 And 8 Nvidia Graphics Drivers

Support Ending For Windows 7 And 8 Nvidia Graphics Drivers

Does your PC have an NVIDIA graphics card? If so, be aware that the company recently announced that as of October, 2021, they're suspending support for drivers designed for use with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1. If you want to keep getting security fixes and...

SolarMarker Malware Stealing User Information Through PDFs

SolarMarker Malware Stealing User Information Through PDFs

The hackers behind the malware called SolarMarker have begun using an innovative and unexpected means of distributing their poisoned code. They've started publishing PDF documents filled with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) keywords in a bid to boost the visibility...

Over 3 Million Affected By Volkswagen Group Data Breach

Over 3 Million Affected By Volkswagen Group Data Breach

The Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA), a subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group, recently disclosed a large scale data breach that exposed the personal data of more than three million VW customers. The incident came about because between August of 2019 and May of...

Latest Windows 10 Update Adds News And Interest Features

Latest Windows 10 Update Adds News And Interest Features

Microsoft's "News and Interests" feature has been on their road map and in testing for quite some time, but recently, the company rolled it out to the mainstream, enabling the new features by default. Apparently, a significant chunk of the Windows 10 user base didn't...

Data Breach Hits McDonalds In US And Other Countries

Data Breach Hits McDonalds In US And Other Countries

McDonalds is the latest major corporation to fall victim to a hacking attack. The fast-food giant does business in more than 100 countries and has nearly 40,000 locations globally with more than 14,000 in the United States alone. Recently, they disclosed that hackers...

Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise For Educators

Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise For Educators

According to an alert recently issued by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre, colleges and universities worldwide are at increased risk of being targeted by a ransomware attack like the one that recently hit Colonial Pipeline and global meat supplier JBS. While...

New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

HDDs are old, well understood technology. They haven't changed much in recent years. In fact, increasingly, people are writing them off, preferring SSDs for their greater speed and smaller size, even though HDDs are less expensive. The clever folks at the University...

New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

New Graphene Technology May Increase Hard Drive Storage

HDDs are old, well understood technology. They haven't changed much in recent years. In fact, increasingly, people are writing them off, preferring SSDs for their greater speed and smaller size, even though HDDs are less expensive. The clever folks at the University...

Some Amazon Device Features May Have Security Risks

Some Amazon Device Features May Have Security Risks

Have you heard of Amazon Sidewalk? If not, it's definitely something you should be aware of. Depending on your point of view, the new feature, which was enabled by default on a wide range of Amazon devices by default on June 8 of this year (2021) is either...

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