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Wyze Sense review: This $20 sensor system is a steal for security DIYers

This starter kit of two contact sensors and one motion sensor extends the capabilities of Wyze's affordable security cameras.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3391366/wyze-sense-review.html

 

Creative Stage Air Review: Cheap and Cheerful Computer Soundbar

https://www.reviewgeek.com/14317/creative-stage-air-review-cheap-and-cheerful-computer-soundbar/

 

10 amazing things you can do with Google Pay

https://www.komando.com/tips/564554/10-amazing-things-you-can-do-with-google-pay

 

Data: E-Retail Hacks More Lucrative Than Ever

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/data-e-retail-hacks-more-lucrative-than-ever/

 

Chrome bug that prevents the browsing history from clearing

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/13/chrome-bug-that-prevents-the-browsing-history-from-clearing/

 

How to Chromecast Netflix: the best way to watch Netflix with Google's streaming dongle

Cast your favorite shows in a good light

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-chromecast-netflix-the-best-way-to-watch-netflix-with-googles-streaming-dongle

 

Gmail's scheduling tool to send emails later keeps you from being an enormous jackass

Because you don't want to be the guy sending emails on a Saturday night.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/gmails-scheduling-tool-to-send-emails-later-keeps-you-from-being-an-enormous-jackass/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by80Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

How to Give YouTube a 'Classic' Look on Firefox and Chrome

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-give-youtube-a-classic-look-on-firefox-and-chrom-1834723659

 

Best free Automation software for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/best-free-automation-software-for-windows-10

 

Do You Have a Wifi Intruder?

https://askbobrankin.com/do_you_have_a_wifi_intruder.html

 

How to Connect GoPro to Your Mac

How to Copy your Videos from a GoPro to a Mac With Ease

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-connect-gopro-to-your-mac-4684639

 

Specs Leak on AMD’s Upcoming 3rd Gen Ryzen 16-Core CPU

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/291188-specs-leak-on-amds-upcoming-3rd-gen-ryzen-16-core-cpu

 

Majority of SMB execs willing to pay in a ransomware situation

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/majority-of-smb-execs-willing-to-pay-in-a-ransomware-situation/

 

Three ways Apple’s own Marzipan apps can benefit macOS

There’s a lot of grim speculation surrounding iOS apps transplanted to the Mac, but there’s some reasons for optimism, too.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3390238/three-ways-apples-own-marzipan-apps-can-benefit-macos.html

 

How to Move Game Files to Another Xbox One

https://www.howtogeek.com/412426/how-to-move-game-files-to-another-xbox-one/

 

10+ Windows Programs You Should Uninstall

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-windows-programs-uninstall/

 

World's first foldable Windows PC is here, it's from Lenovo, and it's AWESOME

Foldable PCs are coming in 2020 and Lenovo has the world's first. We go hands-on with the future.

https://www.windowscentral.com/lenovo-worlds-first-foldable-pc

 

This major online retailer has private data for sale

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/565737/this-major-online-retailer-has-your-private-data-for-sale

 

P2P Weakness Exposes Millions of IoT Devices

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/04/p2p-weakness-exposes-millions-of-iot-devices/

 

Simplewall 3.0 Beta First Look

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/13/simplewall-3-0-beta-first-look/

 

Raspberry Pi projects: what you can do with a Raspberry Pi

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/computing/raspberry-pi-projects-1311001

 

What is HDR for TVs, and why should you care?

High-dynamic range (HDR) TVs, movies and TV shows are here. Here's what you need to know.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/what-is-hdr-for-tvs-and-why-should-you-care/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by80Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

How to Find Your Local and External IP Address

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-find-your-local-and-external-ip-address-5833108

 

How to transfer GoPro files using Wi-Fi to Windows PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/transfer-gopro-files-to-laptop-via-wi-fi

 

Are Passwords Useless?

https://askbobrankin.com/are_passwords_useless.html

 

How to Unlock a Secured Wi-Fi Connection

Despite the risks, sometimes unlocked Wi-Fi is the way to go

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-unlock-a-secured-wifi-connection-4628336

 

Google Killed Nest’s Interoperability Last Week, Ends ‘Works With Nest’

https://www.extremetech.com/g00/electronics/291159-google-killed-nests-interoperability-last-week?i10c.ua=1&i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZXh0cmVtZXRlY2guY29tLw%3d%3d&i10c.dv=20

 

Retefe Revisited: Banking trojan reemerges, adopts new set of tools

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/__trashed/

 

How to find and clean what’s eating up your Mac’s disk storage

https://www.macworld.com/article/3387962/how-to-find-and-clean-what-s-eating-up-your-macos-disk-storage.html

 

How to Make a Color-Coded Legend in PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/414468/how-to-make-a-color-coded-legend-in-powerpoint/

 

Laptop Keyboard Not Working? 4 Tips to Fix It

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/laptop-keyboard-not-working/

 

Lenovo's new ThinkCentre Nano PCs are incredibly tiny and ready for work

Lenovo says the ThinkCentre Nano is the world's most compact commercial desktop PC.

https://www.windowscentral.com/lenovos-new-thinkcenter-nano-pcs-are-incredibly-tiny-and-ready-work

 

Kim got hit by this recent data breach, and maybe you did too!

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/565679/kim-got-hit-by-this-recent-data-breach-and-maybe-you-did-too

 

Hackers Still Outpace Breach Detection, Containment Efforts

Research shows time to discovery and containment of breaches slowly shrinking, but attackers don't need a very big window to do a lot of damage.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/hackers-still-outpace-breach-detection-containment-efforts/d/d-id/1334669

 

Chromium may soon use less memory and start up faster

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/11/chromium-startup-faster-less-memory/

 

How to install Ubuntu on the Raspberry Pi

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-install-ubuntu-on-the-raspberry-pi

 

If you're not using Android Messages for Web to text by now, you're doing it wrong

Google's answer to iMessages for typing texts on your laptop will save you time.

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/if-youre-not-using-android-messages-for-web-to-text-by-now-youre-doing-it-wrong/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by80Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

How to See if Your MacBook is Eligible For a Free Battery Replacement

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-see-if-your-macbook-is-eligible-for-a-free-batte-1834697448

 

How to change default Search Engine in new Microsoft Edge Chromium browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-default-search-engine-edge-chromium

 

SCOTUS rules iPhone customers can proceed with lawsuits claiming Apple App Store monopoly

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/scotus-rules-iphone-customers-can-proceed-with-lawsuits-claiming-apple-app-store-monopoly-59556933546

 

Windows 10 Webcam Not Working? 15 Ways to Fix It

There could be many reasons why your Windows 10 camera stopped working

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-windows-10-webcam-not-working-4587256

 

How to Add and Remove Speech Voices in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/132456-add-remove-speech-voices-windows-10-a.html

 

Man-in-the-Middle vulnerabilities in D-Link cameras

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/a-series-of-vulnerabilities-in-the-d-link-dcs-2132l-cloud-camera-allow-attackers-to-remotely-tap-into-the-video-streams-of-the-devices-and-also-manipulate-the-devices-firmware/

 

How to buy a refurbished Mac, MacBook, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3238012/how-to-buy-refurbished-macbook-refurbished-iphone-refurbished-ipad.html

 

How to Use All of Windows 10’s Backup and Recovery Tools

https://www.howtogeek.com/220986/how-to-use-all-of-windows-10%E2%80%99s-backup-and-recovery-tools/

 

How to Format a Large Hard Drive With FAT or FAT32

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/format-large-hard-drive-fat-fat32/

 

10 best ways to free up hard drive space on Windows 10

Running low on space? In this guide, we'll show you ten effective ways to clear junk files, apps, and games to free up storage on Windows 10.

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-7-ways-free-hard-drive-space-windows-10

 

3 apps used by predators to groom children -- remove them now

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/565659/3-apps-used-by-predators-to-groom-children-remove-them-now

 

Data Dump Purportedly Reveals Details on Previously Unknown Iranian Threat Group

Rana targets airline companies and others in well-planned, well-researched attacks, Israel's ClearSky says.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/data-dump-purportedly-reveals-details-on-previously-unknown-iranian-threat-group/d/d-id/1334678

 

Mozilla apologizes for recent add-on disabling issue and provides details

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/05/10/mozilla-apologizes-for-recent-add-on-disabling-issue-and-provides-details/

 

How to clean your Apple AirPods (2019)

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-clean-your-apple-airpods-2019

 

Awesome hack: Use Google Docs to sign documents

Forget using a third-party service to digitally sign a document -- Google Docs to the rescue!

https://www.cnet.com/g00/how-to/awesome-hack-use-google-docs-to-sign-documents/?i10c.encReferrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuY25ldC5jb20vZzAwL2hvdy10by80Lz9pMTBjLmVuY1JlZmVycmVyPQ%3d%3d

 

Proxx Is a Perfect Minesweeper Clone

https://lifehacker.com/proxx-is-a-perfect-minesweeper-clone-1834668727

 

How to hibernate tabs in Firefox and Chrome browsers

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/hibernate-tabs-in-firefox-chrome-browsers

 

California is bringing law and order to big data. It could change the internet in the U.S.

The state’s attorney general wants to avoid a troubled rollout, à la Obamacare, when the far-reaching restrictions on user data go into effect on Jan. 1.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/california-bringing-law-order-big-data-it-could-change-internet-n1005061

 

Why You Should Try to Fix Your Computer Problem Yourself

Fixing your own computer is almost always the better idea

https://www.lifewire.com/why-you-should-always-try-to-fix-your-computer-problem-yourself-first-2619037

 

How to Turn On or Off Enhanced Mode for Search Indexer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/120447-turn-off-enhanced-mode-search-indexer-windows-10-a.html

 

Google unveils new controls for automatically deleting data after 3 or 18 months

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/google-unveils-new-controls-for-automatically-deleting-data-after-3-or-18-months/

 

Apple combats subscription scams with new ‘Confirm Subscription’ dialog

If you buy something on the app store with a recurring payment, you’ll now be asked to tap to confirm it.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3388645/apple-combats-subscription-scams-with-new-confirm-subscription-dialog.html

 

How to Add Accessibility Features to Google Chrome

https://www.howtogeek.com/413656/how-to-add-accessibility-features-to-google-chrome/

 

How to Schedule Email on Your Mac

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/schedule-email-mac/

 

Tiny One Mix 2S Yoga now available with low-power Core i7 processor

A little more oomph for a tiny pocket PC.

https://www.windowscentral.com/tiny-one-mix-2s-yoga-now-available-low-power-core-i7-processor

 

Google will pay you to use their new phone

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/566601/google-will-pay-you-to-use-their-new-phone

 

The Best 3D Printers for Beginners

https://www.reviewgeek.com/14573/the-best-3d-printers-for-beginners/

 

Right to Repair Is Less Complicated and More Important Than You Might Think

https://gizmodo.com/right-to-repair-is-less-complicated-and-more-important-1834672055

 

Smell MyCity app combats air pollution

Louisville, KY is the site of the national rollout of the Smell MyCity app created at Carnegie Mellon University.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/smell-mycity-app-combats-air-pollution/

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Google's next-gen Assistant blows past Siri with 10x speeds and deeper awareness of your life

It knows what you did last summer, and that's a good thing

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3393963/next-gen-google-assistant-features-personal-references-driving.html

 

These Employees Are Most Likely to Be in Cybercriminals' Crosshairs

Sixty-seven percent of all highly-targeted attacks are carried out against 'lower-level employees' such as customer service representatives.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367368/these-employees-are-most-likely-to-be-in-cybercriminals-cro

 

Firefox May Add Some Tor Features for Super Private Browsing Mode

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/firefox-may-add-some-tor-features-for-super-private-browsing-mode/

 

37 Important Linux Commands You Should Know

https://www.howtogeek.com/412055/37-important-linux-commands-you-should-know/

 

9 useful Control Center shortcuts for iPhone that you should be using

Your iPhone lets you use a calculator, takes notes, and more—all without unlocking the device.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3390727/best-control-center-shortcuts-for-iphone.html

 

Scammers phish promising ‘Avengers: Endgame’ download

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/scammers-are-promising-full-movie-downloads-for-the-marvel-blockbuster-avengers-endgame/

 

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What will Google call Android 10 Q?

Let the games begin

https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2018/8/6/17655790/android-p-q-naming-10-google-quinoa-quiche-desserts

 

Intel roadmap confirms 10nm 'Tiger Lake' chip with Xe graphics, more Ice Lake and Lakefield details

Part of Intel's pitch to investors included more details on how Intel's upcoming chips will perform.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3394342/intel-tiger-lake-chip-ice-lake-lakefield.html

 

Disney+ and the a la carte TV effect

As more streaming services arrive, some rethink their pricing, while others avoid paywalls entirely.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3393172/disney-and-the-a-la-carte-tv-effect.html

 

Feds Bust Up Dark Web Hub Wall Street Market

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/feds-bust-up-dark-web-hub-wall-street-market/

 

Chrome 74 Arrives with No Dark Mode for Windows (Yet)

https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/web-browsers/google-chrome/205513/chrome-74-arrives-with-no-dark-mode-for-windows?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_kIg2TQFUnDmgO6ff7iKfCjdJnc7R-aFMKkrwNESFyuLWlqx-ufDv_dd0MpFLBZgCFGw_luWX19rF2I0IvG9fiPTFmcw&_hsmi=72046159

 

Ransomware Forces Two Chemical Companies to Order ‘Hundreds of New Computers’

https://blog.knowbe4.com/ransomware-forces-two-chemical-companies-to-order-hundreds-of-new-computers

 

How to Format a Write Protected USB Flash Drive

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/format-write-protected-usb-flash-drive/

 

How to schedule Android text messaging with Do It Later

If you need to schedule texts, emails, phone calls, twitter updates, and more, you might want to give this free Android app a try.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-schedule-android-text-messaging-with-do-it-later/

 

Unthinkable: Antivirus providers attacked by hackers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/566413/unthinkable-antivirus-providers-attacked-by-hackers

 

Most Would Pay More Than $10 For Spotify, Hulu Bundle

A recent survey of 2,201 adults indicated that consumers would be willing to pay anywhere from $13 to $21 a month for a bundle offering TV shows, movies, and music.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/367524/most-would-pay-more-than-10-for-spotify-hulu-bundle

 

Hackers Selling Access and Source Code From Antivirus Companies

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-selling-access-and-source-code-from-antivirus-companies/

 

Windows 10’s “Check for Updates” Button Just Got Safer

https://www.howtogeek.com/413180/windows-10s-check-for-updates-button-just-got-safer/

 

Google Fit arrives on iOS, but Wear OS smartwatches and Apple Health still won't play nice

Plus there's no standalone Apple Watch app.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3390658/google-fit-ios-app.html

 

‘Mirrorthief’ card-skimming attack steals card data from online college stores

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/mirrorthief-card-skimming-attack-steals-card-data-from-online-college-stores/

 

Apple buys companies at the same rate you buy groceries

Chomp chomp chomp

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/6/18531570/apple-company-purchases-startups-tim-cook-buy-rate

 

Microsoft revives PowerToys with open-source tools for Windows 10 power users

Party like it's Windows 95

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3394340/microsoft-revives-powertoys-windows-10-github.html

 

Netgear Orbi Voice review: It’s not the best smart speaker, but it's an excellent mesh Wi-Fi system

And if you already have an Orbi router, it’ll make an awesome addition to your network.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3394038/netgear-orbi-voice-review.html

 

Credit Union Sues Fintech Giant Fiserv Over Security Claims

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/05/credit-union-sues-fintech-giant-fiserv-over-security-claims/

 

Apple is Now Fixing MacBook Keyboards at its Stores

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/mac-and-macos/205516/apple-is-now-fixing-macbook-keyboards-at-its-stores?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_kIg2TQFUnDmgO6ff7iKfCjdJnc7R-aFMKkrwNESFyuLWlqx-ufDv_dd0MpFLBZgCFGw_luWX19rF2I0IvG9fiPTFmcw&_hsmi=72046159

 

NotPetya act of war exclusion spreads to second insurer

https://blog.knowbe4.com/notpetya-act-of-war-exclusion-spreads-to-second-insurer

 

How to Make a Bootable USB/CD/DVD to Install Windows Using an ISO File

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/make-bootable-usb-cd-dvd-install-windows-using-iso-file/

 

Americans overestimate their online safety, despite putting forward little effort

A survey of 10,000 Americans found that 90% believe they are doing enough to protect themselves online, though less than half are even doing the bare minimum.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/americans-overestimate-their-online-safety-despite-putting-forward-little-effort/

 

4 places you have to check for missing money

https://www.komando.com/columns/565823/4-places-to-look-for-your-unclaimed-money

 

How to Run Old Games on Your Modern PC

Want to play retro computer games on Windows 10? The older a game is, the less likely it is to work right out of the box on a new PC; these tricks can help.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/367206/how-to-run-old-games-on-your-modern-pc

 

Over 275 Million Records Exposed by Unsecured MongoDB Database

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-275-million-records-exposed-by-unsecured-mongodb-database/

 

How to Change Your Outlook.com Shortcuts to Match Gmail or Yahoo!

https://www.howtogeek.com/412677/how-to-change-your-outlook.com-shortcuts-to-match-gmail-or-yahoo/

 

The Mac is becoming more like iOS—and I think I like it

iOS does many things better.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3390661/the-mac-is-becoming-more-like-ios-and-i-think-i-like-it.html

 

Qakbot upgrade includes new obfuscation technique

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/qakbot-upgrade-includes-new-obfuscation-technique/

 

Google updates Android Auto design with new default dark mode

A bunch of little changes that should make Android Auto easier to use

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/6/18531032/google-android-auto-dark-mode-update-io-2019

 

PSA: The Pixel 3a isn’t getting the same unlimited Google Photos storage as the Pixel 3

High quality isn't original quality.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3393469/pixel-3a-unlimited-google-photos-storage.html

 

T-Mobile: Millimeter-Wave 5G Will ‘Never Materially Scale’ Outside Dense Urban Areas

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/290069-t-mobile-millimeter-wave-5g-will-never-materially-scale-outside-dense-urban-areas

 

How We Collectively Can Improve Cyber Resilience

Three steps you can take, based on Department of Homeland Security priorities.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/how-we-collectively-can-improve-cyber-resilience/a/d-id/1334606

 

Windows security: Microsoft Defender AV can now stop malware from disabling it

Microsoft adds new tamper-protection feature that stops malware from switching off key security features.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-security-microsoft-defender-av-can-now-stop-malware-from-disabling-it/

 

AV-Test compares 19 Antivirus Tools: Windows Defender Reaches Maximum Detection Score

https://blog.knowbe4.com/av-test-compares-19-antivirus-tools-windows-defender-reaches-maximum-detection-score

 

Oops! 10 Keyboard Shortcuts Users Keep Hitting by Mistake

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/oops-7-keyboard-shortcuts-users-hitting-mistake/

 

$25 Raspberry Pi add-on gets you started with edge computing AI

The RISC-V powered Grove AI HAT for Edge Computing allows developers to use neural networks for artificial intelligence projects on Raspberry Pi.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/25-raspberry-pi-add-on-gets-you-started-with-edge-computing-ai/

 

How to troubleshoot your printer

https://www.komando.com/tips/564654/how-to-troubleshoot-your-printer

 

Feds Seize DeepDotWeb for Taking Money From Black Market Sites

DeepDotWeb was a popular resource to find underground websites, but on Tuesday, its main page was replaced with an FBI seizure notice.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368198/feds-seize-deepdotweb-for-taking-money-from-black-market-sit

 

Microsoft Pulls Office Update KB4462238 Due to Freezing Bug

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-pulls-office-update-kb4462238-due-to-freezing-bug/

 

How to Browse as a Guest in Chrome and on a Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/412616/how-to-browse-as-a-guest-in-chrome-and-on-a-chromebook/

 

Tim Cook on Apple’s values, regulation, excessive phone use, health, and more

In an interview at the Time 100 Summit, Apple’s CEO spoke broadly about a wide range of issues

https://www.macworld.com/article/3390726/tim-cook-on-apple-values-regulation-excessive-phone-use-health-and-more.html

 

Denial of service event impacted U.S. power utility last month

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/denial-of-service-event-impacted-u-s-power-utility-last-month/

 

INSIDE MICROSOFT’S SURPRISE DECISION TO WORK WITH GOOGLE ON ITS EDGE BROWSER

Microsoft and Google engineers are now working closely together

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/6/18527550/microsoft-chromium-edge-google-history-collaboration

 

6 Pixel 3a features that may sway you from buying a thousand-dollar flagship

You get a surprising amount of phone for the price.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3393964/6-pixel-3a-features-that-may-sway-you-from-buying-a-thousand-dollar-flagship.html

 

Intel Unleashes 9th Generation 8-Core Mobile CPUs

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/290032-intel-unleashes-9th-generation-8-core-mobile-cpus

 

Symantec CEO Greg Clark Steps Down

Exec shake-up comes amid earnings drop in financial report.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/symantec-ceo-greg-clark-steps-down/d/d-id/1334679

 

Microsoft takes control of 99 domains operated by Iranian state hackers

Microsoft takes control of 99 domains operated by APT35/Phosphorus cyber-espionage group.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-takes-control-of-99-domains-operated-by-iranian-state-hackers/

 

Reported hacking attempt at Contra Costa Co. Election Division foiled

https://abc7news.com/reported-hacking-attempt-at-contra-costa-co-election-division-foiled-/5216916/

 

The 6 Best Tools to Analyze Laptop Battery Health

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-tools-analyze-laptop-battery-life/

 

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing

Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/on-device-speech-recognition-may-make-smart-assistants-more-appealing/

 

Was that an earthquake? Check this website

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/564748/was-that-an-earthquake-check-this-website

 

Police Shut Down the Wall Street Market, a Top Dark Web Site

Wall Street Market had more than 1.15 million users, who bought and sold drugs, stolen data, and malware. Now it's offline and German police have arrested three of the site's admins.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/368151/police-shut-down-the-wall-street-market-a-top-dark-web-site

 

Fake CDC Emails Warning of Flu Pandemic Push Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-cdc-emails-warning-of-flu-pandemic-push-ransomware/

 

How Phishing Scams Are Evolving—And How Not to Get Caught

https://gizmodo.com/how-phishing-scams-are-evolving-and-how-not-to-get-caug-1832618224

 

Inside Cyber Battlefields, the Newest Domain of War

In his Black Hat Asia keynote, Mikko Hypponen explored implications of "the next arms race" and why cyber will present challenges never before seen in warfare.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/inside-cyber-battlefields-the-newest-domain-of-war/d/d-id/1334272

 

Hackers are causing blackouts. It's time to boost our cyber resilience

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/03/hackers-are-causing-blackouts-it-s-time-to-boost-our-cyber-resilience/

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