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  Day of week Date News & Tips Number    
Sat 3/10/2018 1197
Fri 3/9/2018 1196
Thur 3/8/2018 1195
Wed 3/72018 1194
Tue 3/6/2018 1193
Mon 3/5/2018 1192
Sun 3/4/2018 1191

Sat 1197  3/10/2018

Bitcoin Blackmail by Snail Mail Preys on Those with Guilty Conscience

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/bitcoin-blackmail-by-snail-mail-preys-on-those-with-guilty-conscience/

 

Is ASRock Making Graphics Cards?

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/asrock-graphics-cards-mxm-amd,36634.html

 

How to protect yourself from cryptomining 

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-protect-yourself-from-cryptomining

 

How to Get File Explorer Tabs Now in Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/345316/how-to-get-file-explorer-tabs-now/

 

5 Popular Firefox Extensions You Should Remove Right Now

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/unsafe-firefox-extensions/

 

Energizer's new Android smartphone will last 5 days on a single battery charge

The Energizer PK16 has a 16,000 mAh battery, more than 5x the size of the battery on the Samsung Galaxy S9. (and likely 5x the weight)

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/energizers-new-android-smartphone-will-last-5-days-on-a-single-battery-charge/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Skype Gets Faster for Low-End Android Devices

The new app uses less storage and memory while providing better audio and video quality.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359643/skype-gets-faster-for-low-end-android-devices?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

ENCRYPT YOUR EMAIL WITH THUNDERBIRD AND ENIGMAIL

https://www.pcmech.com/article/encrypt-email-thunderbird-enigmail/

 

Intel Launches New Optane 800P M.2 SSDs for Consumer Systems

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/265254-intel-launches-new-optane-800p-m-2-ssds-consumer-systems?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Edifier R19U 2.0 USB Computer Speakers review: A better budget speaker

They bring the best out of your media and look good doing it.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3256150/speakers/edifier-r19u-20-usb-computer-speakers-review.html

 

Not All VPNs Are Safe – How to Tell If a VPN Is Secure

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-to-tell-if-vpn-is-secure/

 

Google is making it easier to download all your Chrome passwords

Export them to another password manager with just a few clicks.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/08/google-is-making-it-easier-to-download-all-your-chrome-passwords/

 

What you need to complete your PC when buying an Intel NUC

Thinking of getting an Intel NUC to build yourself a PC from? Here's what you'll need to complete it.

https://www.windowscentral.com/what-you-need-complete-intel-nuc

 

US Border Agents Didn't Verify Any e-Passports Since 2007 Because They Didn't Have the Software

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/government/us-border-agents-didnt-verify-any-e-passports-since-2007-because-they-didnt-have-the-software/

 

Intel Optane SSD 800P Review: Swift, Small-Capacity XPoint

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/intel-optane-ssd-800p,5497.html

 

How to become invisible online (well almost)

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-become-invisible-online-well-almost

 

How to Use Google Keep for Frustration-Free Note-Taking

https://www.howtogeek.com/198829/how-to-use-google-keep-for-frustration-free-note-taking/

 

Why You Should Stop Using Facebook in 2018

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-using-facebook/

 

Microsoft partnership will provide broadband internet to rural Wisconsin, Michigan

The agreement with Packerland Broadband could bring internet to 82,000 people.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/microsoft-partnership-will-provide-broadband-internet-to-rural-wisconsin-michigan/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The World's Next Great Mobile OS Is Lousy in America

KaiOS is based on Firefox and is transforming how Indians use phones. So why are our KaiOS phones so bad?

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359620/the-worlds-next-great-mobile-os-is-lousy-in-america?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

5 LESSER KNOWN WEB BROWSERS WORTH CHECKING OUT

https://www.pcmech.com/article/5-lesser-known-web-browsers-worth-checking-out/

 

Microsoft Goes All In on AI at Its Annual Developer Day

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/265214-microsoft-goes-ai-annual-dev-day?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Creative Pebble review: Impressively big sound from teeny, $25 speakers

Size matters not.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3254651/speakers/creative-pebble-review-impressively-big-sound-from-teeny-25-speakers.html

 

Technology Now Reaching to Food and Drugs with Edible Electronics

https://www.maketecheasier.com/food-drugs-edible-electronics/

 

Microsoft explains how it will sell Windows 10 'S mode' now

Upgrading from "S mode enabled" PCs to full Windows 10 will be free.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/08/windows-10-s-mode-free-upgrades/

 

Pros and cons of pre-built desktop PCs (and why you might want to build your own)

Here's what you should know about using a pre-built desktop PC.

https://www.windowscentral.com/pros-and-cons-pre-built-desktop-pcs

 

Bitcoin Exchange Admin Charged for Lying About Hack

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/cryptocurrency/bitcoin-exchange-admin-charged-for-lying-about-hack/

 

Intel NUCs With Gemini Lake CPUs Detailed In Technical Docs (Update: Now Available)

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/intel-gemini-lake-nuc-technical-docs,36433.html

 

How to build a gaming PC: a step-by-step guide to building the best PC

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/gaming/how-to-build-a-gaming-pc-a-step-by-step-guide-to-building-the-best-pc-1297251

 

Which Smart Plug Should You Buy?

https://www.howtogeek.com/344882/which-smart-plug-should-you-buy/

 

5 Best Linux Operating Systems for Gaming

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-linux-gaming-operating-systems/

 

US wants to force Microsoft to break EU data protection laws in landmark case

A Supreme Court case could decide whether US law forces tech companies to give data stored overseas to prosecutors.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/us-wants-to-force-microsoft-to-break-eu-data-protection-laws-in-landmark-case/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

This Robot Can Solve a Rubik's Cube in 0.38 Seconds

The robot can potentially solve the puzzle in an even faster time if fine-tuned.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359723/this-robot-can-solve-a-rubiks-cube-in-0-38-seconds?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Windows 10 version 1803 has a AI platform built-in called ‘Windows ML’

The next major update of Windows 10 will include an new AI platform called "Windows ML" that will help developers build smarter apps even faster.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-ai-platform-windows-ml/

 

Samsung’s New 4K Televisions Can Turn Themselves Invisible

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/electronics/265299-samsungs-new-4k-televisions-can-turn-invisible?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Chrome Notifications Could Finally Be Coming to the Windows 10 Action Center

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/153827/chrome-notifications-finally-coming-windows-10-action-center?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_5h4wArtsabg-JXp1nq9vOt5uLNmYJA0r0-9LUPEFR3xXeG7V6yJSjIkcmnvyd7mIfHZe20zUOVM3SoY_frkBdihK3zg&_hsmi=61249879

 

How to Test Your Web Browser’s Cryptojacking Protection

https://www.maketecheasier.com/test-browsers-cryptojacking-protection/

 

California lawmaker introduces 'right to repair' bill

You'll have easier access to official repair tools if the Right to Repair bill becomes a law.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/07/california-right-to-repair-bill/

 

Chime in: Do 'computer glasses' really work?

"Computer glasses" are the latest trend for saving your vision – but do they really make a difference?

https://www.windowscentral.com/do-computer-glasses-really-work

 

PSA: Improperly Secured Linux Servers Targeted with Chaos Backdoor

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/linux/psa-improperly-secured-linux-servers-targeted-with-chaos-backdoor/

 

The Helix Ortholinear Keyboard Kit: Open Source DNA

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/helix-ortholinear-mechanical-keyboard-kit,36639.html

 

6 ways to make your phone more secure

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/6-ways-to-make-your-phone-more-secur

 

How To Tag Any Windows File For Easy Organization

https://www.howtogeek.com/344543/how-to-tag-any-windows-file-for-easy-organization

 

How to Back Up Your Gmail Account to YOUR Hard Drive

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-backup-your-gmail-account-to-your-computer/

 

AT&T, Verizon will launch 5G mobile hotspots before launching 5G smartphones

5G phones won't be available in time for the launch of the mobile service, but portable hotspots will, the companies said at Mobile World Congress.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/at-t-verizon-will-launch-5g-mobile-hotspots-before-launching-5g-smartphones/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

The Best Features in Android P

The developer preview for Android P is out, and there's a lot to like.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/feature/359732/the-best-features-in-android-p?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

FILE EXPLORER IS GETTING TABS SUPPORT ON WINDOWS 10

Windows 10's File Explorer is getting tabs thanks to a new updated version of Sets, and it's expected to be available later this year.

https://pureinfotech.com/file-explorer-tabs-windows-10/

 

New Sensor Measures Blood Pressure While You Hold Your Phone

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/265289-new-sensor-measures-blood-pressure-hold-phone?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: March 9

https://www.petri.com/paul-thurrotts-short-takes-march-9?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_5h4wArtsabg-JXp1nq9vOt5uLNmYJA0r0-9LUPEFR3xXeG7V6yJSjIkcmnvyd7mIfHZe20zUOVM3SoY_frkBdihK3zg&_hsmi=61249879

 

Why Are Smartphone Sales Declining?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/smartphone-sales-declining/

 

Ford proposes remote drone-tracking system for the FAA

The automaker's affordable solution: Have UAVs flash their ID using anti-collision 

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/07/ford-proposes-remote-drone-tracking-system-for-the-faa/

 

How to check if a drive has failed in your PC's BIOS or UEFI

If you suspect that a drive in your PC has called it quits, an easy way to find out for sure is to look at the BIOS or UEFI.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-check-if-drive-has-failed-your-pcs-bios

 

Android P Will Block Background Apps from Accessing Phone's Camera & Microphone

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/mobile/android-p-will-block-background-apps-from-accessing-phones-camera-and-microphone/

 

Corero Reveals 'Kill-Switch' To Suppress Memcached DDoS Attacks

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/corero-kill-switch-memcached-ddos-attacks,36636.html

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Big Brother is a Member of the Famiy

Fri Mar 9, 2018 10:17 pm (PST)

Unlike Big Brother from Orwell's 1984 that was forced onto the population, Big Brother today has been adopted into the family with enthusiasm. If you don't feel you can live without Big Brother, at least check this article to find what you can do to keep him from sending his information back to his bosses.

http://bit.ly/2FFImOM

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Fri 1196  3/9/2018

Intel might buy Broadcom, which is trying to buy Qualcomm

Intel is feeling threatened by the Broadcom-Qualcomm deal and could step in itself, according to The Wall Street Journal.

https://www.cnet.com/news/intel-might-buy-broadcom-which-is-trying-to-buy-qualcomm/

 

Avast: 47 Percent of US Homes Vulnerable to Attack

Avast's technical director says IoT devices are a big security problem that's only getting bigger.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359673/avast-47-percent-of-us-homes-vulnerable-to-attack

 

How To Create Custom Templates in Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/344420/how-to-create-custom-templates-in-excel/

 

How to track an Android phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/440162/how-to-track-an-android-phone

 

Windows 10 Version 1803 to be Called the Spring Creators Update

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/153739/windows-10-version-1803-called-spring-creators-update?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9G0cjlGtTqmUZhP37czyhfNgPYmdeVNVcH9fMpXbPLKf5saItiW9UdzgidgXR5Mi_yIO9-JrRsJQ9JeKSWwjrOAQ6vCw&_hsmi=61219948

 

Why 5G is coming to the US faster than expected

TechRepublic caught up with the GSMA's Ana Tavares Lattibeaudiere and talked about how US carriers have moved up the timeline for 5G deployments.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-5g-is-coming-to-the-us-faster-than-expected/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Why (and how) Windows 10 PCs with LTE and eSIM will change the game

Soon having a PC that's always connected to the internet via a cellular network will be the new normal. And that change starts now.

https://www.windowscentral.com/lte-esim-windows-10-game-changing

 

The future of Windows, cloud gaming, and more | The Full Nerd Ep 42

PCWorld's resident Windows expert joins us to talk about all the upcoming Windows 10 features you can expect, Geforce Now vs other cloud gaming platforms, and YOUR burning questions.

https://www.pcworld.com/video/85656/the-future-of-windows-cloud-gaming-and-more-the-full-nerd-ep-42?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-03-08

 

Galaxy S9+ Review: The Android Phone to Beat (Gimmicks and All)

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/galaxy-s9-plus,review-5198.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=3KVceXjHedK_O5OCR-HoneaI_wcpKiDH5S0IgTdk6TIKjtOVDSRMquux9PwIpPGr

 

HOW TO ENABLE AND USE CHROME EXPERIMENTAL FEATURES

https://www.pcmech.com/article/how-to-enable-and-use-chrome-experimental-features/

 

How to Watch YouTube Videos Offline on Mobile

https://www.maketecheasier.com/watch-youtube-videos-offline-mobile/

 

SPRING CREATORS UPDATE WILL BE THE NAME OF WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1803

Latest preview of the next version of Windows 10 reveals "Spring Creators Update" as the official name Microsoft is planning to use for its next big OS update.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-spring-creators-update-official-name/

 

Visa: EMV Cards Cut Down Counterfeit Card Fraud in the US by 70%

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/visa-emv-cards-cut-down-counterfeit-card-fraud-in-the-us-by-70-percent/

 

Microsoft Previews New Privacy Screen For Windows Insiders

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/microsoft-privacy-screen-windows-insiders,36625.html

 

Samsung wants your TV to disappear

8K UHD and microLED TVs, plus a chameleon display mode, highlight Samsung's new 2018 products and features.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3260632/smart-tv/samsung-wants-your-tv-to-disappear.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-03-08

 

Powerful DDoS Attack Sets New Record at 1.7 Tbps

The security community is scrambling to neutralize the DDoS attack method through internet filtering, and taking the vulnerable servers off the public internet.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359693/powerful-ddos-attack-sets-new-record-at-1-7-tbps?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

How to Delete or Offload an App on iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/344944/how-to-delete-or-offload-an-app-on-iphone-or-ipad/

 

High tech bullet-proof police protection gear that you can get too

https://www.komando.com/tips/444531/high-tech-bullet-proof-police-protection-gear-that-you-can-get-too

 

No Charge to Escape S Mode Limitations, Microsoft Says

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/153718/no-charge-escape-s-mode-limitations-microsoft-says?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9G0cjlGtTqmUZhP37czyhfNgPYmdeVNVcH9fMpXbPLKf5saItiW9UdzgidgXR5Mi_yIO9-JrRsJQ9JeKSWwjrOAQ6vCw&_hsmi=61219948

 

These Android smartphone OEMs provide the fastest security updates to users

Timely security updates continue to be a problem for Android devices. Find out how your manufacturer compares.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/these-android-smartphone-oems-provide-the-fastest-security-updates-to-users/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

HP Envy x2 with ARM shipping date pushed back to March 23

Preorders for HP's Envy x2 Always Connected PC are now set to ship March 23.

https://www.windowscentral.com/hp-envy-x2-arm-shipping-date-pushed-back-march-23

 

The best budget computer speakers: Surprisingly sound choices for $50 or less

Audio upgrades that won't break your budget.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3258766/speakers/the-best-budget-computer-speakers.html

 

How to Enable Alexa's Follow-Up Mode

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/alexa-follow-up-mode,review-5204.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=lzheLZEJU5rLocJbtF7yOC5L44yaf3SUJtilQR_5IietQkts_h2UpkBqiBXyKnwi

 

RUMORED WINDOWS 10 S MODE PLANS COULD BE A GAME CHANGER FOR MICROSOFT IN 2018

https://www.pcmech.com/article/rumored-windows-10-s-mode-plans-game-changer-microsoft-2018/

 

6 Safe Websites for Downloading Windows Software (I use the first 4 and filepuma.com via Glary Utilities for installed software updates)

https://www.maketecheasier.com/websites-download-windows-software/

 

WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17618 RELEASES WITH NEW FEATURES

Microsoft releases a new test preview of Windows 10 (version 1809), part of the Redstone 5 development that brings back Sets, and fixes a lot of issues. Here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-build-17618/

 

Nanocore RAT Author Gets 33 Months in Prison

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/nanocore-rat-author-gets-33-months-in-prison/

 

EFF: Records Show The FBI Paid Geek Squad Informants For Years

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/eff-fbi-qeek-squad-informants,36627.html

 

Testing Google Assistant on the Nest Cam IQ

Google has added its Assistant to the Nest Cam IQ indoor home security camera. We tested it out.

https://www.techhive.com/video/85655/testing-google-assistant-on-the-nest-cam-iq?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-03-08

 

Burger-Flipping Bot Joins Human Chefs at CaliBurger

https://www.geek.com/tech/burger-flipping-bot-joins-human-chefs-at-caliburger-1732948/

 

How to Use Google Keep for Frustration-Free Note-Taking

https://www.howtogeek.com/198829/how-to-use-google-keep-for-frustration-free-note-taking/

 

Free antispy tool for Windows 10

https://www.komando.com/downloads/442055/free-antispy-tool-for-windows-10

 

Windows Mixed Reality to Get a New Environment This Spring

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/153704/windows-mixed-reality-get-new-environment-spring?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9G0cjlGtTqmUZhP37czyhfNgPYmdeVNVcH9fMpXbPLKf5saItiW9UdzgidgXR5Mi_yIO9-JrRsJQ9JeKSWwjrOAQ6vCw&_hsmi=61219948

 

Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/some-basic-rules-for-securing-your-iot-stuff/

 

Why Microsoft's mobile future may depend on eSIM

Microsoft and Qualcomm's Always-Connected PC strategy has everyone talking about eSIM. But what is it? And why does it matter to Microsoft?

https://www.windowscentral.com/why-esim-key-microsofts-mobile-strategy

 

Logitech Z150 Stereo Speakers review: Light on your budget, light on the bass

They lack the balanced sound of some similarly priced models.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3256087/speakers/logitech-z150-stereo-speakers-review.html

 

Best Mini PCs 2018

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-mini-pcs,review-2760.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=Fyyx3PN_Dm-ojOrbxveNQ5H_tq0LRq3JW2uaSM_EGad1xcyqiHq2zhsf779PAV5_

 

Android P will have notch support and improve indoor mapping

Google has released the first developer preview of Android P, bringing support for notched displays and indoor location services.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3260631/android/android-p-preview.html

 

Send Photos to Your Windows Machine Quickly and Easily with Photos Companion

https://www.maketecheasier.com/photos-companion-send-photos-windows/

 

Spotify’s ‘Amplify’ hub will highlight important issues with music

The first one is women, for Women's History Month.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/08/spotify-amplify-highlights-important-issues/

 

Ad Network Uses DGA Algorithm to Bypass Ad Blockers and Deploy In-Browser Miners

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ad-network-uses-dga-algorithm-to-bypass-ad-blockers-and-deploy-in-browser-miners/

 

Microsoft Previews New Privacy Screen For Windows Insiders

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/microsoft-privacy-screen-windows-insiders,36625.html

 

Why you won't find new Nest gear on Amazon

TechHive | Mar 5, 2018

 

Amazon isn't stocking new Nest gear as the battle with Google heats up.

https://www.techhive.com/video/85615/why-you-wont-find-new-nest-gear-on-amazon?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-03-08

 

Ring Spotlight Cam Battery

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/review/359667/ring-spotlight-cam-battery?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

How Android “P” Will Block Apps from Spying On You

https://www.howtogeek.com/344924/how-android-p-will-block-apps-from-spying-on-you/

 

3 ways to search the web without Google tracking you

https://www.komando.com/columns/395687/3-ways-to-search-the-web-without-google-tracking-you

 

More than a third of all US adults use Instagram now

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/2/17071604/facebook-youtube-twitter-instagram-social-media-pew-research-survey

 

Canadian Police Charge Operator of Hacked Password Service Leakedsource.com

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/canadian-police-charge-operator-of-hacked-password-service-leakedsource-com/

 

Windows Defender halted 'massive' malware campaign this week, Microsoft says

Microsoft says that Windows Defender helped to halt a "massive" malware outbreak that attempted to infect nearly 500,000 PCs in a matter of hours this week.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-defender-halted-massive-malware-campaign-week-microsoft-says

 

'Minority Report' gesture control is about to get very real

Sony's portable projector now can be controlled with in-air hand gestures thanks to EyeSight Technologies. Get ready to wave at your car dashboard by 2020.

https://www.cnet.com/news/sony-builds-eyesight-gesture-control-tech-into-xperia-touch/

 

Best Wi-Fi Extenders 2018

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-wifi-extenders,review-2225.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=8sEP0yk6AD555FQ4IbQsGqSbQNn-cD5oxSLqCoDpUy1knsFvujgqP4VBVu9XL9HE

 

Confirmed: Windows 10 S will evolve into a 'mode' of Windows 10 in 2019

Microsoft's Joe Belfiore tweeted the news on Tuesday.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3260733/windows/windows-10-s-will-evolve-into-a-mode-of-windows-10-in-2019.html

 

7 of the Best Kodi Alternatives You Should Check Out

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-kodi-alternatives/

 

VR, AR and immersive projects are a bigger part of Tribeca this year

Content from Hollywood stars and a virtual reality theater will debut at the film festival.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/08/vr-ar-and-immersive-projects-are-a-bigger-part-of-tribeca-this/

 

Data Keeper Ransomware Makes First Victims Two Days After Release on Dark Web RaaS

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/data-keeper-ransomware-makes-first-victims-two-days-after-release-on-dark-web-raas/

 

MSI Z370 Tomahawk Motherboard Review

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/msi-z370-tomahawk-intel-motherboard,5411.html

 

NICE alliance aims to make home security cameras smarter

A consortium including Sony, Nikon, and other leading tech brands and manufacturers is working to standardize and improve the DIY security experience.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3260008/security-cameras/nice-alliance-aims-to-make-home-security-cameras-smarter.html?idg_eid=2914952899143e38c59803c3c475b7ef&email_SHA1_lc=8e9af2cda9ff2ddb107159563ea4d341cd6a5e62&cid=th_nlt_techhive_bestof_html_2018-03-08

 

The Best Online Fax Services of 2018

Look to these top-rated services the next time your paperless lifestyle is foiled by the need to send a fax.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2385681,00.asp

 

Bose has a plan to make AR glasses

Best known for its speakers and headphones, the company has created a $50 million development fund to back a new AR platform that's all about audio.

https://www.cnet.com/news/bose-yes-that-bose-will-develop-augmented-reality-glasses/

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NoScript Beginner's Guide (I use this)

https://www.ghacks.net/2016/03/25/noscript-beginners-guide/

 

Google Unveils 72-Qubit Quantum Computer With Low Error Rates

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/google-72-qubit-quantum-computer,36617.html

 

New Mirai Variant Focuses on Turning IoT Devices into Proxy Servers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-mirai-variant-focuses-on-turning-iot-devices-into-proxy-servers/

 

Reddit Removes Accounts Tied to Russian Propaganda

Reddit's CEO, however, indicated that there's many grey areas related to online propaganda that simply can't all be banned.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359678/reddit-removes-accounts-tied-to-russian-propaganda?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Corsair Dark Core SE review: A strong wireless-mouse design, but the software needs work

My kingdom for a version of CUE that doesn't require a Ph.D. to decipher.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3258787/hardware/corsair-dark-core-se-wireless-mouse-review.html

 

LENOVO YOGA 920 REVIEW

https://www.pcmech.com/article/lenovo-yoga-920-review/

 

5 annoying Windows problems and how to fix them

https://www.komando.com/tips/440155/5-annoying-windows-problems-and-how-to-fix-them

 

Registered at SSA.GOV? Good for You, But Keep Your Guard Up

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/registered-at-ssa-gov-good-for-you-but-keep-your-guard-up/

 

Apple Working on Cheaper HomePod (Report)

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/apple-homepod-cheaper-price,news-26741.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=7nP-6f4gYM0YHD1ZHyZVJzj5wIv736r-KKMWv__aKfnAaj0AEMiPfOn1Q3ndcck-

 

World record broken again! DDoS attack exceeds 1.7 terabits per second

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/world-record-broken-again-ddos-attack-exceeds-1-7-terabits-per-second-19653.html#new_tab

 

Intel quietly releases Spectre fixes for Haswell and Broadwell CPUs

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3258779/computers/intel-spectre-fix-haswell-broadwell-cpus.html

 

How & Why the Cybersecurity Landscape Is Changing

A comprehensive new report from Cisco should "scare the pants off" enterprise security leaders.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/how-and-why-the-cybersecurity-landscape-is-changing/a/d-id/1331157

 

False news spreads faster than truth online thanks to human nature

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/08/false-news-spreads-faster-than-truth-online-thanks-to-human-nature/

 

Is This the Future of Computing – A Virtual PC to Run on Any Device?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/future-of-computing-virtual-pc/

 

Nvidia Lowers DGX Station Pricing By 25%

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/nvidia-v100-dgx-station-gpu,36616.html

 

Project Crostini: Chrome OS to Support Containerized Linux Apps

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/project-crostini-chrome-os-to-support-containerized-linux-apps/

 

Stanford Students to Apple: the iPhone Is Too Addictive

The students are urging Apple to add an 'Essential Mode' to iPhones that would offer 'just calls, texts, and photos.'

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359674/stanford-students-to-apple-the-iphone-is-too-addictive?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Windows ML will tap your PC hardware to smarten up Windows 10 apps with AI

Windows ML is part of Microsoft's bid to add artificial intelligence to your devices.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3261010/windows/windows-ml-will-tap-your-pc-hardware-to-smarten-up-windows-10-apps-with-ai.html

 

GOOGLE’S “YETI” CONSOLE COULD BE A GAMECHANGER FOR ANDROID GAMING

https://www.pcmech.com/article/googles-yeti-console-gamechanger-android-gaming/

 

Protect yourself against phishing scams with this essential browsing tool

https://www.komando.com/downloads/419164/protect-yourself-against-phishing-scams-with-this-essential-browsing-tool

 

Expert: IoT Botnets the Work of a ‘Vast Minority’

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/expert-iot-botnets-the-work-of-a-vast-minority/

 

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Google Chromecast vs. Roku Stick: Face-Off

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/fire-tv-chromecast-roku-face-off,review-4855.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=PkVDqT8W93m1V-dDym4NUI7n6wOqEbrKsvG8XNRCUxyMDTlIK1PK3aFbZ-ljNHpC

 

MoviePass removes ‘unused’ location feature that tracked cinema-goers’ movements

AFTER CEO BRAGS OF HOW CUSTOMERS ARE TRACKED, APP GETS AN UPDATE...

https://www.grahamcluley.com/moviepass-removes-unused-location-feature-that-tracked-cinema-goers-movements/

 

Android news from MWC 2018: 8 intriguing announcements you may have missed

Chips, notches, and cameras, oh my!

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3259449/android/android-news-mwc-2018.html

 

Phishers Target Social Media

Financial institutions still the number one target, according to a new report by RiskIQ.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/phishers-target-social-media/d/d-id/1331162

 

Android beats iOS in smartphone loyalty, study finds

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/08/android-beats-ios-in-smartphone-loyalty-study-finds/

 

4 Useful Computer Price Comparison Websites

https://www.maketecheasier.com/useful-computer-price-comparison-websites/

 

Microsoft Microcode Updates Defend Intel CPUs Against Spectre

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/microsoft-windows-spectre-patch-intel-cpus,36614.html

 

Thanatos Ransomware Is First to Use Bitcoin Cash. Messes Up Encryption

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/thanatos-ransomware-is-first-to-use-bitcoin-cash-messes-up-encryption/

 

Skyroam Wants to Be Your Global ISP

The Skyroam Solis hotspot delivers high-speed bandwidth the moment you activate a data pass. But VP Eric Plam has bigger plans for providing on-the-go internet access.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359647/skyroam-wants-to-be-your-global-isp?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Net Neutrality Now State vs Federal, but Will it Last?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10296/net-neutrality-now-state-vs-federal-will-it-last

 

Study finds fake news spreads faster and further on Twitter than truth

It estimates that a false story is 70 percent more likely to be retweeted than a true one.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/08/twitter-fake-news-spreads-faster-further-than-truth/

 

Windows 10’s File Explorer Is Finally Getting Support for Tabs

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/153687/windows-10s-file-explorer-finally-getting-support-tabs?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8W7fC7RqGMm0WsVHQsVm0uNnKi-ur4uN37jjg4KPlpH783t34eaVySe8H0pVb2WCxBrKI5umJBoiCVsQXrTwsBsL0g0A&_hsmi=61191542

 

[Windows Fix] When You Right-Click on Desktop, Context Menu Freezes or Takes Longer Time to Display

https://www.askvg.com/windows-fix-when-you-right-click-on-desktop-context-menu-freezes-or-takes-longer-time-to-display/

 

How To Set Up Google Chromecast

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/chromecast-how-to,review-1811.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=DksnfsPo165iUi9dSdAD5LhcWB3fLGewmE3s6W9GUs6XENIflYWcQxub7-D8QZGz

 

Your entire ID is worth £820 to crooks on dark web black market

Fullz and their money are soon parted

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/08/dark_web_market_price_index/

 

Microsoft has totally dropped the ball on Cortana

Cortana has stagnated over the last couple of years. Sure, there are a few new features, but when was the last time Cortana was rolled out in new markets? Where is Cortana in home automation?

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-has-totally-dropped-ball-cortana

 

Debian and Kali Linux distros for Windows 10 now in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft is adding more Linux distros to the Store. Now Debian and Kali are available for download on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/debian-kali-linux-windows-10-download/

 

Top Apple insider claims a cheaper MacBook Air is coming later this year

http://bgr.com/2018/03/04/macbook-air-update-2018-chaper-model-on-the-way/

 

Do You Think Apple Can Still Be Considered the Most Innovative?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apple-considered-most-innovative/

 

Dell Quietly Releases Inspiron 17 5000 Laptops With AMD Ryzen/Vega APUs

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/dell-inspiron-17-5000-amd-ryzen-vega,36612.html

 

Hacker Returns $26 Million Worth of Ethereum Back to Hacked Company

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/cryptocurrency/hacker-returns-26-million-worth-of-ethereum-back-to-hacked-company/

 

Facebook Faces Flak Over 'Sexual Images' From Minors Survey

The survey asked Facebook users whether it'd be OK for adults to use the platform to ask a 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359665/facebook-faces-flak-over-sexual-images-from-minors-survey?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Survey: One In Five Have Smart Speakers

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10297/survey-one-five-have-smart-speakers

 

Google is trying to make its fast-loading web tech a standard

AMP-derived web platform available to everyone.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/08/google-pushes-for-amp-based-technology-as-standard/

 

Microsoft Brings Its AI Prowess to Windows 10 Apps

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/153662/microsoft-brings-ai-prowess-windows-10-apps?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8W7fC7RqGMm0WsVHQsVm0uNnKi-ur4uN37jjg4KPlpH783t34eaVySe8H0pVb2WCxBrKI5umJBoiCVsQXrTwsBsL0g0A&_hsmi=61191542

 

14 Cheap Smartphones (Under $200) Ranked Best to Worst

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/1143-best-cheap-phones.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=U2s2VSqlch3YDXSb_KQN11SBfOuiJ4Iqi9fcjisEeSo_zvTJgNSne4xzEsXLcGfS

 

Hulu with Live TV Review: A True Cord-Cutting Contender

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/hulu-live-tv,review-4373.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=22x7_N3fYp5DyhQpZ7fwrIYrWJe07XJ71DW9gW9YHeFLxiygjTxs26VdQkXy2xC8

 

Samsung's newest phone could be the biggest industry disrupter to date -- Here's why

https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2018/03/08/samsung-galaxy-s9/23380161/

 

Microsoft has totally dropped the ball on Cortana

Cortana has stagnated over the last couple of years. Sure, there are a few new features, but when was the last time Cortana was rolled out in new markets? Where is Cortana in home automation?

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-has-totally-dropped-ball-cortana

 

WINDOWS 10 BUILD 17115 RELEASES WITH IMPROVEMENTS

A new preview of the Windows 10 version 1803 releases with bug fixes, new privacy settings, and the first flight with no known issues.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-build-17115/

 

Wireless companies are finally taking security seriously

http://bgr.com/2018/03/02/t-mobile-att-sprint-security-port-out-fraud/

 

Manage Your Tasks from the Command Line with Taskwarrior

https://www.maketecheasier.com/taskwarrior-manage-tasks-command-line/

 

AMD Ryzen/Vega-Powered HP Laptop Listings Leaked

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-ryzen-vega-laptops-hp-elitebook,36613.html

 

ScriptSafe for Chrome update brings Fingerprint Protecting (I use this)

https://www.ghacks.net/2016/06/21/scriptsafe-for-chrome-update-brings-fingerprint-protecting/

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Apple's New iPhones Have A Strange Camera Concern

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2018/03/04/apple-iphone-x-iphone-8-iphone-8-plus-camera-problem-price-upgrade/?partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo

 

Everything you need to know about Chrome's flags

WARNING: EXPERIMENTAL FEATURES AHEAD!

https://www.androidcentral.com/everything-you-need-know-about-chromes-flags

 

How To Tag Any Windows File For Easy Organization

https://www.howtogeek.com/344543/how-to-tag-any-windows-file-for-easy-organization/

 

Galaxy S9 Hands-On Review: A Big Camera Leap (with One Stumble)

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/galaxy-s9,review-5165.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&utm_campaign=20180307-tg&utm_medium=email&evg_persisted_user_id=69kZPApj1OBN885e7h4ZGyKc1du-Znnsi8N-Bt2qzNfPzw3etggTCzIn5qQvsBGt&utm_source=tg-newsletter

 

Amazon launches a low-cost version of Prime for Medicaid recipients (wonder if on day they will include Link and similar payments for food, drugs & some non-food items)

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/07/amazon-launches-a-low-cost-version-of-prime-for-medicaid-recipients/

 

Millennials are bigger victims of fraud than senior citizens, FTC finds

A report from the FTC reveals that millennials are more likely to lose money to fraud, a fact that should alarm cybersecurity professionals.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/millennials-are-the-biggest-victims-of-fraud-ftc-finds/

 

MoviePass Collects 'Enormous Amount' of Info About Subscribers

Subscribers are being tracked well beyond the movie theater and MoviePass is going to monetize the data it collects.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359680/moviepass-collects-an-enormous-amount-of-information-about?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

26 Firefox Quantum About:Config Tricks You Need to Learn

https://www.maketecheasier.com/28-coolest-firefox-aboutconfig-tricks/

 

'Chafer' Uses Open Source Tools to Target Iran's Enemies

Symantec details operations of Iranian hacking group mainly attacking air transportation targets in the Middle East.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/chafer-uses-open-source-tools-to-target-irans-enemies/d/d-id/1331175

 

Dell’s Latest AMD Inspiron Laptops Are Crippled Compared With Intel Versions (Crippled or not well-tuned support hardware and/or drivers?)

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/265078-dells-latest-amd-inspiron-laptops-crippled-compared-intel-counterparts?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Bitcoin is plummeting after one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges suspended withdrawals

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/bitcoin-plummeting-one-world-apos-173300543.html

 

Google rolls out a new tool to help health providers solve the medical record mess

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/03/05/google-cloud-healthcare-api-to-address-medical-reord-interoperability.html

 

BLOCK ALL ADS ON YOUR NETWORK WITH PI HOLE

https://www.pcmech.com/article/block-ads-pi-hole/

 

How to keep your family and friends from snooping on your phone

https://www.komando.com/tips/440165/how-to-keep-your-family-and-friends-from-snooping-on-your-phone

 

Create Your Own Android PC With Phoenix OS

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/android-pc-phoenix-os/

 

Infamous Russian Cyber-Espionage Group Hacks German Government

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/government/infamous-russian-cyber-espionage-group-hacks-german-government/

 

What is Project Treble on Android and Will My Phone Get It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/344590/what-is-project-treble-on-android-and-will-my-phone-get-it/

 

How to Stream Video to a TV from a Computer, Tablet or Phone

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/stream-video-tv-pc-mac-phone,news-18335.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=ey5AN6jLlB34QNCc7g8AlkQREy_pQwB6BVdARcxeGIRmm1B4AaKGOryDlJs1jc1M

 

The Ring Floodlight Cam is an outdoor security slam dunk

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/06/the-ring-floodlight-cam-is-an-outdoor-security-slam-dunk/

 

New low light camera tech will improve AR apps, facial recognition in smartphones

A new technique called Light Invariant Video Imaging, developed by Ben-Gurion University, could help create better security cameras, facial recognition logins, and more.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-low-light-camera-tech-will-improve-ar-apps-facial-recognition-in-smartphones/

 

$2 Million Worth of PCs Stolen for Bitcoin Mining

Thieves in Iceland stole about 600 computers to mine cryptocurrencies, according to police.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359657/2-million-worth-of-pcs-stolen-for-bitcoin-mining?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

How to Format a Hard Drive in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/format-hard-drive-windows10/

 

Securing the Web of Wearables, Smartphones & Cloud

Why security for the Internet of Things demands that businesses revamp their software development lifecycle.

https://www.darkreading.com/iot/securing-the-web-of-wearables-smartphones-and-cloud/d/d-id/1331174

 

Google Is Working With the Pentagon to Build Project Maven, an AI for Drones

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/265145-google-pentagon-project-maven-ai-military-drones?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

Newest laptops on the market - how do they stack up?

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/newest-laptops-market-stack-185440799.html

 

Microsoft to offer governments local version of Azure cloud service

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/05/reuters-america-microsoft-to-offer-governments-local-version-of-azure-cloud-service.html

 

HOW TO ROLLBACK AND FIX A BAD DRIVER UPDATE

https://www.pcmech.com/article/recover-bad-driver-update/

 

10 questions you should ask if you want a home security system

https://www.komando.com/tips/443150/10-questions-you-should-ask-if-you-want-a-home-security-system

 

Get Free Website Hosting With Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-website-hosting-dropbox-google-drive-onedrive/

 

Google Chrome: Flash Usage Declines from 80% in 2014 to Under 8% Today

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-chrome-flash-usage-declines-from-80-percent-in-2014-to-under-8-percent-today/

 

How to Use a More Secure iPhone Passcode

https://www.howtogeek.com/344973/how-to-use-a-more-secure-iphone-passcode/

 

Huawei Mate SE Looks Like a Great Cheap Android Phone

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/huawei-mate-se-specs-price,news-26728.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=Qb1vQfj85dvJh9Mxtr9S4pIiOwcDwFdAG_Y-v3fr4LSNeRQ8u1TcmrMnvFItj0XG

 

We might know exactly when Google’s first version of Android P will be released

http://bgr.com/2018/03/05/android-p-name-release-date-pi-day-developer-beta/

 

File Your Taxes Before Scammers Do It For You

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/file-your-taxes-before-scammers-do-it-for-you/

 

After the Hurricanes, Puerto Rico Eyes a Future as a Tech Hub

Inside the challenges of getting the island back online, and Puerto Rico's tech and economic push to rebuild as an innovation hub for everything from renewable energy to blockchain.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359393/after-the-hurricanes-puerto-rico-eyes-a-future-as-a-tech-hu?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Your Email Inbox

https://www.maketecheasier.com/things-you-could-do-with-email-inbox/

 

Microsoft will host Intel's Spectre and Meltdown patches on its own site

Microsoft already will optionally patch your PC's hardware, so helping out with Spectre and Meltdown is a natural extension.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3259924/security/microsoft-will-host-intels-spectre-and-meltdown-patches.html

 

Microsoft’s Windows Defender ATP Catches Law Enforcement Spyware

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/computing/265074-microsofts-windows-defender-atp-good-enough-catch-law-enforcement-spyware?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

[Software Update] Google Chrome 65 Stable Release Now Available for Download

https://www.askvg.com/download-google-chrome-latest-version/

 

AMD's Project ReSX makes ultra-popular games smoother and faster on Radeon graphics

Harder, better, faster, stronger

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3260689/components-graphics/amd-project-resx-esports-radeon-graphics.html

 

FIXING YOUR OWN CAR? HERE ARE THE TOP 5 PLACES TO GO FOR CAR REPAIR ADVICE

https://www.pcmech.com/article/top-5-places-to-go-for-car-repair-advice/

 

Quick and simple way to listen to radio stations worldwide

https://www.komando.com/downloads/440920/listen-to-radio-stations-world-wide

 

7 Reasons Why Microsoft Windows Is a Disaster

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-microsoft-windows-disaster/

 

Free Decrypter Available for GandCrab Ransomware Victims

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/free-decrypter-available-for-gandcrab-ransomware-victims/

 

Why There Will Never Be a Spotify For TV Shows and Movies

https://www.howtogeek.com/344676/why-there-will-never-be-a-spotify-for-tv-shows-and-movies/

 

Best Roku Channels To Watch

https://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/979-best-roku-channels.html?evg_experience_id=QNdwl&evg_campaign_id=28fQe&evg_block_id=npXT1&evg_persisted_user_id=Jikk7_PfAnvTqmlhLcPKjNzls-ODy4m2spJQtrMQag1vdW9MPJvL77snqo4vkGLY

 

This is the one accessory every single person who uses Amazon Alexa should have

http://bgr.com/2018/03/05/amazon-surge-protector-with-alexa/

 

First ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Hit U.S. ATMs

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/first-jackpotting-attacks-hit-u-s-atms/

 

T-Mobile's LAA Creates Screaming Fast Speeds in NYC

Piping LTE over new channels results in download speeds over 500Mbps in our testing.

https://www.pcmag.com/g00/news/359649/t-mobiles-laa-creates-screaming-fast-speeds-in-nyc?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

The Dangers of Using Pirated Software and Why You Should Stop Right Now

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dangers-of-using-pirated-software/

 

Hands on: How one mouse can control multiple PCs with Microsoft's Mouse Without Borders app

Slide seamlessly from one PC to the next, cut and paste between PCs and more. And it's free!

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3258833/peripherals/hands-on-how-one-mouse-can-control-multiple-pcs-with-microsofts-mouse-without-borders-app.html

 

Google Announces ‘Bristlecone’ Quantum Computing Chip

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/extreme/265105-google-announces-bristlecone-quantum-computing-chip?i10c.encReferrer=&i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=13

 

By 2020, we’ll be using Windows in the cloud

In just a few years, we’ll have a lot of compelling alternatives to a running apps on locally on a PC and this will drive a trend similar to what happened to Blockbuster and Netflix.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3259875/microsoft-windows/by-2020-we-ll-be-using-windows-in-the-cloud.html

 

Report: Apple is killing off the iTunes LP format

The company will stop taking new LP submissions after March, and phase out sales of them throughout 2018.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3260728/data-center-cloud/report-apple-is-killing-off-the-itunes-lp-format.html

 

INTEL’S 5G ANNOUNCEMENT COULD BE A GAMECHANGER IN THE ERA OF THE REMOTE WORKFORCE

https://www.pcmech.com/article/intels-5g-announcement-gamechanger-era-remote-workforce/

 

Smart windows that can save you money

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/443459/smart-windows-that-can-save-you-money

 

7 Great Open-Source Security Apps You’re Not Using

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-open-source-security-apps/

 

New RedDrop Android Spyware Records Nearby Audio

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-reddrop-android-spyware-records-nearby-audio/

 

How to Disable Notifications on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/344496/how-to-disable-notifications-on-windows-10/

 

Geek Squad staff 'paid by FBI' to flag illegal imagery

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43315176?ocid=socialflow_twitter

 

So, here’s a robotic cat you can 3D print

https://thenextweb.com/creativity/2018/03/05/forget-aibo-heres-opencat-a-3d-printable-pi-powered-open-source-cat-robot/

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Tue 1193 3/6/2018

Into The Breach let's play (this is a video on a chess game that takes me back to the late 1980's to early 1990's)

Into the Breach is like mechs meet bug aliens meet battle chess.

https://www.pcworld.com/video/85595/into-the-breach-lets-play

 

Apple: Survey Says People Want Cheaper, Bigger iPhone, Says Piper

https://www.barrons.com/articles/apple-survey-says-people-want-cheaper-bigger-iphone-says-piper-1520259215?mod=WSJ_article_EditorsPicks_3

 

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 privacy controls should avoid ‘keylogger’ concerns

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/6/17086754/microsoft-windows-10-privacy-changes-features

 

How to Identify Fake Android Apps on the Play Store

https://www.maketecheasier.com/identify-fake-android-apps-play-store/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=28022018

 

Raspberry Pi cranked up to 11? New Odroid-N1 has Android 7.1, six-core chip, 4GB memory, 4K support

The Odroid-N1 packs similar specs to the $449 Samsung Chromebook Plus into what is promised to be a $110 board.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/raspberry-pi-cranked-up-to-11-new-odroid-n1-has-android-7-1-six-core-chip-4gb-memory-4k-support/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Some Memcached DDoS Attackers Are Asking for a Ransom Demand in Monero

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/some-memcached-ddos-attackers-are-asking-for-a-ransom-demand-in-monero/

 

First Intel Hades Canyon, Radeon-GH Benchmarks Leak

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/264949-first-intel-hades-canyon-radeon-gh-benchmarks-leak?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=extremetech&utm_medium=title

 

Spotify cracks down on free users that steal Premium service

Users have been circumventing the limitations using modified software.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/05/spotify-free-users-stealing-premium-service/

 

Explained: Do I Need Norton Identity Protection and Similar Services?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10294/explained-do-i-need-norton-identity-protection-and-similar-services

 

10 Cool Chrome Flags You Should Enable

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/enable-google-chrome-flags/

 

Hacking Back & the Digital Wild West

Far from helping organizations defend themselves, hacking back will escalate an already chaotic situation.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/hacking-back-and-the-digital-wild-west-/a/d-id/1331153

 

How Long Does Email Delivery Take?

Email is typically very fast, but there are several reasons it can be legitimately delayed for hours, or perhaps even days.

https://askleo.com/long-email-delivery-take/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IstcdDAjA3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20180306&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Best free lightweight word processor

https://www.komando.com/downloads/386301/best-free-lightweight-word-processor

 

Pixel Owners Report Battery Life, Overheating Problems

The problems appear to be related to Google's February security patch.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359308/pixel-owners-report-battery-life-overheating-problems?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=dailynews&utm_medium=title

 

Here’s why most iPhone owners are skipping the iPhone X

http://bgr.com/2018/03/05/iphone-x-sales-too-expensive-sales-lower-than-expected/

 

How to Set the Print Area on Multiple Excel Worksheets

https://www.maketecheasier.com/set-print-area-on-multiple-excel-worksheets/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=01032018

 

Chatbots: A look inside the technology that powers the AI tool

Businesses use chatbots to capture and convert customers. Gupshup co-founder and CEO Beerud Sheth explains how big data and machine learning help customize a person's experience.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/chatbots-a-look-inside-the-technology-that-powers-the-ai-tool/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Virus Knocks Out Cash Registers at Tim Hortons Franchisees

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/virus-knocks-out-cash-registers-at-tim-hortons-franchisees/

 

Leaked Ryzen 7 2700X Data Suggests Significant Clock Boost for New AMD CPUs

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/264968-leaked-ryzen-7-2700x-data-mean-significant-clock-boost-upcoming-ryzen-cpus?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=extremetech&utm_medium=title

 

Skype is now optimized for lower-end Android phones

You don't need a cutting-edge phone for video chats.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/05/skype-optimized-for-low-end-android-phones/

 

Shocking Facebook Survey Asks: Is Pedophilia OK?

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10295/shocking-facebook-survey-asks-pedophilia-ok

 

6 Useful Android Settings You Might Not Know About

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/useful-android-settings/

 

Number of Sites Hosting Cryptocurrency Miners Surges 725% in 4 Months

The dramatic increase in cryptocurrency prices, especially for Monero, is behind the sudden explosive growth, says Cyren.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/number-of-sites-hosting-cryptocurrency-miners-surges-725--in-4-months/d/d-id/1331176

 

Why is Windows 10 Telling Me “There Is a Problem with Your Microsoft Account”?

So-called "problems" with your Microsoft account may refer to Windows, or to other applications on your system.

https://askleo.com/windows-10-telling-problem-microsoft-account/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IstcdDAjA3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20180306&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

The best Alexa commands to try with your new Echo

https://www.komando.com/columns/435296/the-best-alexa-commands-to-try-with-your-new-echo

 

Skype Gets Faster for Low-End Android Devices

The new app uses less storage and memory while providing better audio and video quality.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359643/skype-gets-faster-for-low-end-android-devices?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Apple’s new high-end headphones won’t launch until late 2018, at best

http://bgr.com/2018/03/05/airpods-vs-apple-headphones-launch/

 

Launch a Creative Design Career with the eduCBA Design and Multimedia Bundle

https://www.maketecheasier.com/creative-design-career-bundle/

 

10 more things I don't miss about old technology

https://www.techrepublic.com/pictures/10-more-things-i-dont-miss-about-old-technology/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Using Extensity to Manage Your Extensions and Optimize Chrome

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/review/gaming/using-extensity-to-manage-your-extensions-and-optimize-chrome/

 

20 Best Tips to Stay Anonymous and Protect Your Online Privacy

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/180485-the-ultimate-guide-to-staying-anonymous-and-protecting-your-privacy-online?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Reddit users unknowingly shared Russian propaganda during US election

Reddit says those spreading Russian content were mostly American.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/05/reddit-users--shared-russian-propaganda-election/

 

How to block local spoofed addresses using the Linux firewall

Here's how to protect your network from attackers using the iptables firewall.

https://opensource.com/article/18/2/block-local-spoofed-addresses-using-linux-firewall?utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=weekly&sc_cid=701f2000000tyL5AAI

 

5 Ways to Use Natural Language on Your Mac to Get Things Done

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/natural-language-mac/

 

Attackers Exploiting Unpatched Flaw in Flash

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/02/attackers-exploiting-unpatched-flaw-in-flash/

 

How Do I Remove a Document Stuck in My Printer’s Queue?

Every so often, the Windows Print Queue gets "stuck". Everything looks like it should print, but it won't. We'll clear that up.

https://askleo.com/how_do_i_remove_a_document_stuck_in_my_printers_queue/?awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=IstcdDAjA3dfbL&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=20180306&utm_medium=email&utm_content=featured

 

Tech you can take off your taxes

https://www.komando.com/tips/437421/tech-you-can-take-off-your-taxes

 

Google makes its artificial intelligence and machine learning courses open to the public

http://in.pcmag.com/artificial-intelligence/119522/news/google-makes-its-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learnin

 

European Union plans to tax tech giants on local revenue

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/05/european-union-plans-to-tax-tech-giants-on-local-revenue/

 

Common Wireless Network Attacks and How to Avoid Them

https://www.maketecheasier.com/common-wireless-network-attacks/

 

10 all-purpose keyboard shortcuts to boost your Word efficiency (free PDF)

https://www.techrepublic.com/resource-library/whitepapers/10-all-purpose-keyboard-shortcuts-to-boost-your-word-efficiency/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27943930686696579732101214183026

 

Banking Trojan Found in Over 40 Models of Low-Cost Android Smartphones

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/banking-trojan-found-in-over-40-models-of-low-cost-android-smartphones/

 

Raspberry Pi goes Android Auto: Now you can build your own cheap car head unit

Why buy a finished Android Auto head unit when you can hack one together with a Raspberry Pi 3?

http://www.zdnet.com/article/raspberry-pi-goes-android-auto-now-you-can-build-your-own-cheap-car-head-unit/

 

You Don’t Have to Pause After Saying “Alexa”, “Hey Siri”, or “OK Google”

https://www.howtogeek.com/344142/you-don%E2%80%99t-have-to-pause-after-saying-alexa-hey-siri-or-ok-google

 

Why I fell in love with Antergos Linux

The path to the perfect operating system can be long and circuitous. Here's how I found my way to Linux Antergos.

https://opensource.com/article/18/2/my-linux-story-Antergos?utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=weekly&sc_cid=701f2000000tyL5AAI

 

Problems With Your Raspberry Pi? Try These 4 Fixes

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/common-raspberry-pi-issues/

 

Drugs Tripped Up Suspects In First Known ATM “Jackpotting” Attacks in the US

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/drug-charges-tripped-up-suspects-in-first-known-atm-jackpotting-attacks-in-the-us/

 

Groupy Updates Goes Where Microsoft Fears to Tread

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/153604/groupy-updates-goes-microsoft-fears-tread?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9TqjAeotzgxtnREPBwcNhfJtJdD1KnBbLI91-BaMGkW1Yl3hmBcximth-zlX832E4pUDaR3Om1tU9P7Sn2kO9y932Dg&_hsmi=61153116

 

How to erase everything you ever searched for on Google

https://www.komando.com/tips/397561/how-to-erase-everything-you-ever-searched-for-on-google

 

Stanford Students to Apple: the iPhone Is Too Addictive

The students are urging Apple to add an 'Essential Mode' to iPhones that would offer 'just calls, texts, and photos.'

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359674/stanford-students-to-apple-the-iphone-is-too-addictive

 

Google’s new Bristlecone processor brings it one step closer to quantum supremacy

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/05/googles-new-bristlecone-processor-brings-it-one-step-closer-to-quantum-supremacy/

 

Chrome’s New Ad Filter: How It Works and How to Enable/Disable It

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-ad-filter/

 

Microsoft is optimizing Skype for low-end Android phones

For phones running 4.0.3 to 5.1

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/4/17078366/microsoft-skype-optimizing-low-end-android-phone-apps

 

Newegg's selling a 15.6-inch Asus laptop with a potent Core i5 processor for under $500

If you need a new workhorse laptop, Newegg has a nice deal on a 15.6-inch Asus VivoBook for $480.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3259888/computers/neweggs-selling-a-156-inch-asus-laptop-with-a-potent-core-i5-processor-for-under-500.html

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Latest Edition of CyberHeistNews

Tue Mar 6, 2018 10:03 pm (PST)

CyberheistNews Vol 8 #10 Average Ransomware Attack Infects 16 Workstations, 5 Servers and 22 Users

http://bit.ly/2HfzYCV

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Mon 1192 3/5/2018

Preparing for Malicious Uses of AI

https://blog.openai.com/preparing-for-malicious-uses-of-ai/

 

Google Lens is coming to all Android phones running Google Photos

It’s coming to iOS soon

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/6/17086688/google-lens-android-photos-launch-roll-out

 

The Best Mac Antivirus Protection of 2018

Despite what you may have heard, your Apple computer isn't immune to malware. We test the top Mac AV programs to find the ones that will keep you the safest.

https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/355173/the-best-mac-antivirus-protection

 

Re-Live 90s Computing In Your Browser Right Now

https://www.howtogeek.com/343813/re-live-90s-computing-in-your-browser-right-now/

 

The Best Ways to Sync Your Bookmarks & Favorites Across Computers & Phones

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-great-ways-sync-bookmarks-favorites-computers-phones/

 

For Microsoft, 2018 could be a big year in mobile — but not phones

While Windows phones are dead for Microsoft, the company has planned an ambitious push into mobile for PCs in 2018.

https://www.windowscentral.com/2018-maybe-year-mobile-microsoft

 

Anatomy of a Russian Information Warfare Campaign

Cost of Troll Farm: $15 Million. Impact: Priceless

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/anatomy-russian-information-warfare-campaign-a-10675

 

Millions of Office 365 Accounts Hit with Password Stealers

Phishing emails disguised as tax-related alerts aim to trick users into handing attackers their usernames and passwords.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/millions-of-office-365-accounts-hit-with-password-stealers/d/d-id/1331181

 

9 Chrome Flags You Should Enable for a Better Browsing Experience

https://www.maketecheasier.com/chrome-flags-better-browsing-experience/

 

Free eBook site Project Gutenberg Blocks German Visitors over Court Ruling

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/legal/free-ebook-site-project-gutenberg-blocks-german-visitors-over-court-ruling/

 

A video game-playing AI beat Q*bert in a way no one’s ever seen before

This is what happens when you leave AI agents alone

https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2018/2/28/17062338/ai-agent-atari-q-bert-cracked-bug-cheat

 

Would You Have Spotted This Skimmer?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/02/would-you-have-spotted-this-skimmer/

 

3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo

https://www.komando.com/columns/431722/3-essential-privacy-settings-for-your-amazon-echo

 

Flippy, the robot hamburger chef, goes to work

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/05/flippy-the-robot-hamburger-chef-goes-to-work/

 

How to Use an Xbox One Controller on a PC

Connecting your Xbox One gamepad to your Windows 10 PC is almost as easy as connecting it to your Xbox One.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/359154/how-to-use-an-xbox-one-controller-on-a-pc

 

The Best iTunes Alternatives for macOS

https://www.howtogeek.com/280304/the-best-itunes-alternatives-for-macos/

 

9 Great Third-Party Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Smart Speakers

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/third-party-amazon-alexa-google-assistant-smart-speakers/

 

Why your internet is slow (and what you can do about it)

It might not be 56K slow, but it's still causing a problem.

https://www.windowscentral.com/why-your-internet-slow

 

Supreme Court Won't Review CareFirst Data Breach Case

Case Now Heads Back to Lower Court for Potential Trial

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/supreme-court-rejects-carefirst-breach-case-a-10669

 

Insider Threat Seriously Undermining Healthcare Cybersecurity

Two separate reports suggest insiders - of the malicious and careless variety - pose more of a problem in healthcare than any other sector.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/insider-threat-seriously-undermining-healthcare-cybersecurity/d/d-id/1331191

 

Use Thunderbird’s Email Filters to Keep Your Inbox Clean

https://www.maketecheasier.com/thunderbird-email-filters-clean-inbox/

 

Researchers Find New Flaws in 4G LTE Protocols

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/researchers-find-new-flaws-in-4g-lte-protocols/

 

Healthcare sector's biggest threats come from insiders, report

https://www.scmagazine.com/healthcare-only-industry-in-which-internal-actors-are-the-biggest-threat-to-an-organization/article/748386/

 

Alleged Spam Kingpin ‘Severa’ Extradited to US

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/02/alleged-spam-kingpin-severa-extradited-to-us/

 

6 ways to disinfect your tech and keep colds and flu away

https://www.komando.com/tips/438286/6-ways-to-disinfect-your-tech-and-keep-colds-and-flu-away

 

Front-door tech is hot, and it’s not just Amazon who wants in

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/03/front-door-tech-is-hot-and-its-not-just-amazon-who-wants-in/

 

Find home security companies

Get pricing, features and learn about home security - in one easy place.

https://www.allconnect.com/home-security#compare_now

 

Unity Is on the Hunt for Blockbuster VR Movies

At Sundance 2018, Eliza McNitt's VR film Spheres inked a seven-figure distribution deal; we were there to experience it and find out how Unity Technologies helped bring it to life.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359200/unity-is-on-the-hunt-for-blockbuster-vr-movies

 

How to Change the DNS Server on Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/261701/how-to-change-the-dns-server-on-your-ios-device/

 

This Is Why iOS Devices Use Less RAM Than Android Devices

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/why-ios-less-ram-android/

 

Where and How to Buy Cheap Ink

Third-party inks are cheaper, but do your homework before you buy.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/147255/hardware/cheap-ink.html

 

Cyber crime costs global economy $600B annually, experts estimate

http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/374854-cybercrime-costs-global-economy-600-billion-annually-experts-estimate

 

The HDMI 2.1 low-down: Don't dump your legacy cables

If you have quality HDMI cables, they'll likely pass muster for the new HDMI 2.1 standard, as might some of your gear.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3252040/components/the-hdmi-21-low-down-dont-dump-your-legacy-cables.html

 

5 Linux Tools to Help Recover Data from Corrupted Drives

https://www.maketecheasier.com/recover-data-linux-tools/

 

ComboJack Trojan Replaces Cryptocurrency Addresses Copied to Windows Clipboard

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/combojack-trojan-replaces-cryptocurrency-addresses-copied-to-windows-clipboard

 

Why Security Policies, Social Engineering and Password Management All Matter

https://biztechmagazine.com/media/video/why-security-policies-social-engineering-and-password-management-all-matter

 

Hacking the Nazis: The secret story of the women who broke Hitler's codes

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-women-who-helped-crack-nazi-codes-at-bletchley-park/

 

Don’t pay $40 for a Hue bulb when this $10 smart bulb works with Alexa and Google Assistant

http://bgr.com/2018/03/02/alexa-light-bulb-amazon-prime-sale-alexa-google-assistant/

 

Graphene-based edible electronics will let you make cereal circuits

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/01/graphene-based-edible-electronics-will-let-you-make-cereal-circuits/

 

Energizer's Rugged Phone Sports a Gigantic 16,000mAh Battery

The P16K Pro is a brick, but if you already carry around a separate battery pack, there's something to be said for the simplicity of a single device.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359580/energizers-rugged-phone-sports-a-gigantic-16-000mah-battery

 

What is sandboxd, and Why Is It Running on my Mac?

https://www.howtogeek.com/344211/what-is-sandboxd-and-why-is-it-running-on-my-mac/

 

6 Best Arduino Alternative Microcontrollers

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-arduino-alternative-microcontrollers/

 

Into the Breach review: Chess meets Starship Troopers in brilliant, bite-sized battles

An excellent puzzle game masquerading as a turn-based tactics game.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3260205/gaming/into-the-breach-review.html

 

Lawmakers worry about rise of fake video technology

http://thehill.com/policy/technology/374320-lawmakers-worry-about-rise-of-fake-video-technology

 

Spam and Phishing Techniques Effective, Finds Kaspersky

http://www.spamfighter.com/News-21407-Spam-and-Phishing-Techniques-Effective-Finds-Kaspersky.htm

 

Impostor Social Media Accounts Continue Because of Weak Enforcement of Rules

https://www.maketecheasier.com/impostor-social-media-accounts-weak-enforcement/

 

SgxSpectre Attack Can Extract Data from Intel SGX Enclaves

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sgxspectre-attack-can-extract-data-from-intel-sgx-enclaves/

 

10 Must-Know Cybersecurity Statistics for 2018

https://blog.barkly.com/2018-cybersecurity-statistics

 

43% of all online login attempts are made by hackers trying to break into your account

Content delivery network Akamai says nearly half of all online login attempts are performed by cybercriminals trying to break into accounts containing sensitive user data.43% of all online login attempts are made by hackers trying to break into your account

 

Facebook survey asked users if they’d like child porn on the site

http://bgr.com/2018/03/05/facebook-survey-pedophilia-oops/

 

Amazon Will Stop Selling Nest Products, Still Isn’t Selling Chromecasts

https://www.reviewgeek.com/2341/amazon-will-stop-selling-nest-products-still-isnt-selling-chromecasts/

 

US Carriers Prep ID Protection That Goes Beyond Passwords

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon have been working on the platform since last September through a joint taskforce.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359593/us-carriers-prep-id-protection-that-goes-beyond-passwords

 

Know How to Avoid Cyber attacks by Minimizing Human Error

https://securityboulevard.com/2018/02/know-how-to-avoid-cyber-attacks-by-minimizing-human-error-2/

 

How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/6/17071478/spam-calls-how-to-stop-block-robocalls-robots-scam-iphone-android

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Recently patched Flash vulnerability spotted in massive malspam campaign

https://www.scmagazine.com/the-vulnerability-was-spotted-in-a-new-campaign-with-changes-made-to-bypass-traditional-static-detection-systems/article/748049/

 

LTE security holes could lead to fake emergency alerts

Others can spy on messages and track your location without consent.

https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/04/lte-security-exploits/

 

10 More Hidden or Overlooked Microsoft Word Features to Make Life Easier

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/hidden-overlooked-microsoft-word-features/

 

Cord cutters: Compare the best live TV streaming services

https://www.komando.com/tips/442514/best-live-tv-streaming-services

 

How Ditching Consoles for a Gaming PC Improved My Life

I jumped ship from consoles not because of a lust for specs and raw horsepower. It was the mental clarity and convenience.

https://www.pcmag.com/commentary/359545/how-ditching-consoles-for-a-gaming-pc-improved-my-life

 

Xbox One Update Will Bring QHD Support to One X and One S

https://www.reviewgeek.com/2326/xbox-one-update-will-bring-qhd-support-to-one-x-and-one-s/

 

Apple may release a new, cheaper MacBook Air this year

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/apple-could-ditching-macbook-air-193320676.html

 

Cryptocurrency Miners Bought $776M in GPUs in 2017, Mostly From AMD

https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/264836-cryptocurrency-miners-bought-776m-gpus-2017-mostly-amd#x3D;entrepreneur&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=partner?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title

 

Comodo Threat Research Lab reveals new vicious trick

https://blog.comodo.com/comodo-news/comodo-threat-research-lab-reveals-new-vicious-trick/

 

How To Add and Change Cell Borders In Excel

https://www.howtogeek.com/344407/how-to-add-and-change-cell-borders-in-excel/

 

Survey Shows Young UK Adults Lack Cyber Security Awareness

https://www.informationsecuritybuzz.com/expert-comments/survey-shows-young-uk-adults-lack-cyber-security-awareness/

 

U.S. Arrests 13, Charges 36 in ‘Infraud’ Cybercrime Forum Bust

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/02/u-s-arrests-13-charges-36-in-infraud-cybercrime-forum-bust/

 

How to Fix the MBR (Master Boot Record) in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-mbr-windows-10/

 

How to find your motherboard's Spectre CPU fix

Such a crucial patch should be much simpler to find.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3254236/computers/how-to-find-your-motherboards-spectre-cpu-fix.html

 

3 Fascinating Search Engines That Search for Faces

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/3-fascinating-search-engines-search-faces/

 

Get the best phone battery life with some quick adjustments

https://www.komando.com/columns/439081/get-the-best-phone-battery-life-with-some-quick-adjustments

 

The Best Photo Scanners of 2018

It's probably time to convert your physical snapshots, slides, and negatives to digital format. Get the job done quickly with the right photo scanner. Here are our top performers in testing.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2362752,00.asp

 

6 Inexpensive Must-Have Emergency Items For Your Car

https://www.reviewgeek.com/2292/6-inexpensive-must-have-emergency-items-for-your-car/

 

A 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone Seems Like a Trial Run for Future iPhone X

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/6-1-inch-lcd-iphone-220200922.html

 

BEC scammers actively targeting Fortune 500 companies

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/02/22/bec-scammers-target-fortune-500/

 

How to Set Your Default Linux Distribution on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/344688/how-to-set-your-default-linux-distribution-on-windows-10/

 

Front-door tech is hot, and it’s not just Amazon who wants in

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/03/front-door-tech-is-hot-and-its-not-just-amazon-who-wants-in/

 

Inside North Korea’s Hacker Army

The regime in Pyongyang has sent hundreds of programmers to other countries. Their mission: Make money by any means necessary. Here's what their lives are like.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-02-07/inside-kim-jong-un-s-hacker-army

 

Domain Theft Strands Thousands of Web Sites

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/02/domain-theft-strands-thousands-of-web-sites/

 

Tap Strap: Wearable Bluetooth Keyboard Could Be in Your Future

https://www.maketecheasier.com/tap-strap-wearable-bluetooth-keyboard/

 

Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud gaming service feels like playing on a high-end gaming PC

And it's free for the foreseeable future!

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3257484/gaming/nvidia-geforce-now-pc-system-reqs-price-features-performance.html

 

10 Better Ways to Shop on Amazon

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/better-ways-shop-amazon/

 

4 new YouTube features you’ll want to use now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/443490/4-new-youtube-features-youll-want-to-use-now

 

The World's Next Great Mobile OS Is Lousy in America

KaiOS is based on Firefox and is transforming how Indians use phones. So why are our KaiOS phones so bad?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359620/the-worlds-next-great-mobile-os-is-lousy-in-america

 

How to find your IP address

Finding your IP address is easy. Here's how to get it done on Windows or Mac

https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/how-to-find-your-ip-address/amp/

 

The five things that kill your iPhone's battery the fastest

There are no end of tips and tricks out there to help you get more out of your iPhone's battery, but based on exhaustive testing I've narrowed down the five things that drain your battery the fastest.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-five-things-that-kill-your-iphones-battery-the-fastest/

 

Cybersecurity is 'greatest concern' at Senate threats hearing

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/cybersecurity-is-greatest-concern-at-senate-threats-hearing/ar-BBJ5dPG

 

How to Protect Your iPhone from Thieves

https://www.howtogeek.com/344602/how-to-protect-your-iphone-from-thieves/

 

External graphics docks could be the best way of saving money on GPUs

These are crazy times for PC builders

https://www.techspot.com/news/73546-external-graphics-docks-could-best-way-saving-money.html

 

HACKERS USE FAKE FACEBOOK PROFILES OF ATTRACTIVE WOMEN TO SPREAD VIRUSES, STEAL PASSWORDS

http://www.newsweek.com/hackers-use-fake-profiles-attractive-women-facebook-spread-viruses-814293

 

Cryptojacking Scripts And Phishing Pages Could Soon Invade Your Word Documents

https://blog.knowbe4.com/cryptojacking-scripts-and-phishing-pages-could-soon-invade-your-word-documents

 

Intel Pentium Gold and Silver Explained

https://www.maketecheasier.com/intel-pentium-gold-silver-explained/

 

Walmart's selling a white Philips Hue lightbulb for $10 today

Walmart has taken 33% off the price of an A19 Philips Hue White bulb.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3257186/home-tech/walmarts-selling-a-white-philips-hue-lightbulb-for-10-today.html

 

Solve Common Netflix Annoyances With These 5 Tools

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tools-common-netflix-annoyances/

 

Your teeth are begging for this toothbrush

https://www.komando.com/tips/443536/your-teeth-are-begging-for-this-toothbrush

 

Google Chrome Feature Pokes Security Hole in YubiKey Product

Two security researchers have said that Chrome's WebUSB feature can be used to phish a YubiKey Neo device.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/359634/google-chrome-feature-pokes-security-hole-in-yubikey-product

 

HP Spectre 13 (2017) review

It's the thinnest touchscreen laptop, but HP's Spectre doesn't sacrifice speed

https://www.digitaltrends.com/laptop-reviews/hp-spectre-review/

 

Nokia attempts a smartphone comeback with Android

By using a standardized, secure version of Google's Android in its new smartphones, the Nokia brand seeks to rise from the ashes.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/nokia-attempts-a-smartphone-comeback-with-android/

 

Early tests show the Galaxy S9 beating iPhone X where it counts: The screen and camera

Speed is another story.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3258820/android/samsung-galaxy-s9-iphone-x-camera-display-tests.html

 

Not Getting Android OS Updates? Here’s How Google Is Updating Your Device Anyway

https://www.howtogeek.com/179638/not-getting-android-os-updates-heres-how-google-is-updating-your-device-anyway/

 

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with 9 bug fixes and broken Windows Mixed Reality

https://venturebeat.com/2018/03/02/microsoft-releases-new-windows-10-preview-with-9-bug-fixes-and-broken-windows-mixed-reality/

 

Michael Turturro: Beware of tax-scammer season

http://www.recordonline.com/news/20180218/michael-turturro-beware-of-tax-scammer-season

 

Annabelle: The Terrifying New Ransomware Variant

https://blog.knowbe4.com/annabelle-the-terrifying-new-ransomware-variant

 

How to Block Websites on Chrome

https://www.maketecheasier.com/block-websites-in-chrome/

 

Walmart has the Intel Core i7-8700K for just over $300 today

Walmart's selling Intel's latest CPU for $26 cheaper than its competition right now.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3257807/computers/walmart-has-the-intel-core-i7-8700k-for-just-over-300-today.html

 

The Best Free Music Production Software for Beginners

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-music-production-software/

 

Samsung's New Galaxy X Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jaymcgregor/2018/03/03/new-galaxy-x-patent-reveals-samsungs-5-year-plan-release-date-specs/?partner=yahootix&yptr=yahoo

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