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Friendly reminder: Biometrics are not the best way to secure your phone

https://www.androidauthority.com/fingerprints-insecure-phone-1043477/

 

PDF Phishing Attacks Using Microsoft OneDrive Surge Nearly 200%

https://blog.knowbe4.com/pdf-phishing-attacks-using-microsoft-onedrive-surge-nearly-200

 

$35B face data lawsuit against Facebook will proceed

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/18/facebook-35-billion-lawsuit/?yptr=yahoo

 

How an iPhone Vulnerability Allowed Websites to Hack iOS Devices

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-websites-hacked-iphones/

 

How to Check If You Have a VPN on Your Amazon Fire Stick

https://www.techjunkie.com/vpn-firestick-check/

 

Pixel 4 Face Unlock Works If You're Asleep (or Not Alive)

Eyes open or closed, the Pixel 4 will let you in

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/pixel-4-face-unlock-works-if-youre-asleep-or-not-alive

 

Check for Incompatible Apps Before You Install macOS Catalina

https://lifehacker.com/check-for-incompatible-apps-before-you-install-macos-ca-1838878141

 

Best Motherboards for AMD Ryzen 7 3800X in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-motherboards-amd-ryzen-7-3800x

 

How to clean install Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

VIDEO: If you're running an older version, the best way to get Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, is doing a clean installation — Here's why and how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/clean-install-windows-10-1909-november-2019-update/

 

iPad price cut at Walmart: save $100 on the 9.7-inch Apple iPad

Get the 6th generation iPad on sale before Black Friday begins

https://www.techradar.com/news/ipad-price-cut-at-walmart-save-dollar100-on-the-97-inch-apple-ipad

 

SessionGuard will stop your computer from sleeping or restarting

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/sessionguard-prevents-windows-from-sleeping-restarting

 

How to Fix: Windows 10 Safe OS Phase Error

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10632/how-fix-windows-10-safe-os-phase-error

 

Chromebooks: A cheat sheet

This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about Google's Chromebooks and Chrome OS.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/chromebooks-the-smart-persons-guide/

 

Exclusive: Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties –
 sources

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-china-cyber-exclusive/exclusive-australia-concluded-china-was-behind-hack-on-parliament-political-parties-sources-idUSKBN1W00VF

 

Deconstructing an iPhone Spearphishing Attack

How criminals today bypass smartphone anti-theft protection and harvest AppleID and passwords taken from fake Apple servers.

https://www.darkreading.com/risk/deconstructing-an-iphone-spearphishing-attack/a/d-id/1335801?

 

What's New In Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/whats-new-in-ubuntu-1910-eoan-ermine.html

 

Apple releases macOS Catalina Supplemental Update

Bug fixes for Apple’s Mac operating system.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3446159/apple-releases-macos-catalina-supplemental-update.html

 

Large-scale credit card hackers back for the holiday season, ex-FBI investigator says

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fin7-credit-card-hacker-thieves-return-after-arrests-fbi-142204775.html

 

The 7 best photo printing apps to print your iPhone photos

https://macpaw.com/how-to/best-photo-printing-app

 

Amazon's Echo Lineup: What's the Difference?

Amazon has once again expanded its Echo lineup, but if you're not sure which one is best for you, here’s a rundown of what each Echo device offers.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/356513/amazon-s-echo-lineup-what-s-the-difference

 

4 ways to get more from your home printer

https://www.komando.com/tips/590405/4-ways-to-get-more-from-your-home-printer

 

How to Back Up Your Android Device Properly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/back-android-phone-today-late/

 

Can Google Photos Be Hacked?

https://www.techjunkie.com/google-photos-hacked/

 

Samsung Will Fix Huge Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Flaw

Anyone can unlock your device with this

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/samsung-admits-to-big-galaxy-s10-fingerprint-flaw

 

Lifehacker's Complete Guide to Raspberry Pi (click the link)

https://lifehacker.com/lifehackers-complete-guide-to-raspberry-pi-1838871647

 

Best RAM for AMD Ryzen 7 3800X in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-ram-for-amd-ryzen-7-3800x

 

How to enable Hyper-V virtualization feature on Windows 10

Do you need to run virtual machines on your PC? You don't need third-party software, you can use Microsoft Hyper-V, and here's how to set up the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-hyperv-virtualization-windows-10/

 

Motorola Razr V4 release date, price, news and leaks

Folding up an iconic design

https://www.techradar.com/news/motorola-razr-v4-what-we-want-to-see

 

Public Wi-Fi Login Page not showing in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/public-wi-fi-login-page-not-showing

 

Chrome to 'Freeze' Unused Tabs, Reduce RAM Usage

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10633/chrome-freeze-unused-tabs-reduce-ram-usage

 

Ubuntu 19.10 brings Linux kernel 5.3, improvements for Raspberry Pi 4

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ubuntu-19-10-brings-linux-kernel-5-3-improvements-for-raspberry-pi-4/

 

The ransomware crisis is going to get a lot worse

Ransomware is already a huge problem. And what's on the horizon is even more worrying.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-ransomware-crisis-is-going-to-get-a-lot-worse/

 

Hackers get $4.2 million from Oklahoma pension fund for retired troopers, state agents

https://oklahoman.com/article/5640503/hackers-get-42-million-from-pension-fund-for-retired-troopers-state-agents

 

3 Ways Of Installing Tor Browser On Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/3-ways-of-installing-tor-browser-on.html

 

Apple releases iOS 13.1.3 and iPadOS 13.1.3 with lots of bug fixes

The iOS 13 clean-up continues with fixes to Phone, Mail, Health, Bluetooth, and more.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3446158/apple-releases-ios-13-1-3-and-ipados-13-1-3-with-lots-of-bug-fixes.html

 

GasBuddy App Finds Cheap Gas at Potential Cost to Your Privacy

https://news.yahoo.com/gasbuddy-app-finds-cheap-gas-130700213.html

 

How to print photos from your iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/print-photos-from-iphone

 

It's Now Easy to Protect Windows With a YubiKey

If you want to add an extra layer of security to your Windows login, using a YubiKey hardware security key is now really easy thanks to Yubico's new app.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371409/its-now-easy-to-protect-windows-with-a-yubikey

 

7 monthly laptop maintenance tasks you should be doing

https://www.komando.com/tips/575895/7-monthly-laptop-maintenance-tasks-you-should-be-doing

 

How to Customize Google Search Results (And Add Extra Features)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/customize-google-search-results/

 

The Best VPNs for Samsung Phones

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-vpn-samsung-phones/

 

Wi-Fi Flaw Could Crash Millions of Phones, Routers, Smart-Home Devices

Coding error puts lots of Linux-based devices at risk

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/wi-fi-flaw-could-crash-millions-of-phones-routers-smart-home-devices

 

How to Change Your Email Address Without Screwing Everything Up

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-change-your-email-address-without-screwing-every-1481486947

 

Best Motherboards for AMD Ryzen 7 3700X in 2019

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-motherboards-for-amd-ryzen-7-3700x

 

How to disable location tracking on Windows 10

If privacy is a concern, you can use these steps to stop Windows 10 apps from tracking your location.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-location-tracking-windows-10/

 

How to set up your new Amazon Echo

Get off to the best start with your new smart speaker

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/amazon-echo-setup

 

How to convert a file to PDF with CutePDF for Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/convert-a-file-to-pdf-with-cutepdf

 

WannaCry – the worm that just won’t die

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/09/18/wannacry-the-worm-that-just-wont-die/

 

How to create a Hyper-V instance in Windows 10

It is possible to create a virtual machine in Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, but you must activate and install Hyper-V first, which is not as simple as it sounds.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-a-hyper-v-instance-in-windows-10/

 

What is Curl in Linux, How to use? You should check these methods

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2503919

 

Algorithms controlling truth in our society.

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/cw-podcasts-hh-2019-09-19.html

 

How To Create Your Own Internet Radio Station Using Icecast And Mixxx Running On Ubuntu/Debian Or Fedora

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/09/how-to-create-your-own-internet-radio.html

 

The Apple TV app is now available on Roku

Just in time for the November 1 launch of the Apple TV+ service.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3446156/the-apple-tv-app-is-now-available-on-roku.html

 

Microsoft, Nuance Team Up to Accelerate Healthcare Delivery

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-nuance-team-accelerate-healthcare-153203519.html

 

How to shoot and edit slow motion videos on iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/slow-motion-iphone

 

Most Americans Fail in Digital Literacy

A Pew survey found that most US respondents could answer fewer than half the questions when quizzed on technology issues. Most challenging were questions on privacy and cybersecurity.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371367/most-americans-fail-in-digital-literacy

 

Massive iPhone hack: Your phone could be infected with monitoring software

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/592667/massive-iphone-hack-your-phone-could-be-infected-with-monitoring-software\\

 

The 5 Best Chromebook Clipboard Managers to Maximize Productivity

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/chromebook-clipboard-managers/

 

The Best VPNs for Firefox

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-vpns-firefox/

 

This May Be the New 16-inch MacBook Pro

Is this Apple's redesigned laptop?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/this-may-be-the-new-16-inch-macbook-pro

 

The Best Features Coming in Windows 10 Version 1909

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-features-coming-in-windows-10-version-1909-1838851768

 

Subscribe to NordVPN now and save up to 70%, plans starting at $3 a month

https://www.windowscentral.com/subscribe-nordvpn-just-3-month-and-save-70

 

How to add or remove icons appear from taskbar notification area on Windows 10

Do you want to show less icons in the notification area or some system icons are missing? Use these steps to customize which icons appear should appear in the taskbar.''

https://pureinfotech.com/customize-icons-taskbar-windows-10/

 

This HP Envy all-in-one printer is half-price in a great pre-Black Friday deal

HP’s Envy Photo 7155 could be a cost-saver in the long run, too

https://www.techradar.com/news/this-hp-envy-all-in-one-printer-is-half-price-in-a-great-pre-black-friday-deal

 

How to import Photos from SD Card to a Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-import-photos-from-sd-card-to-a-windows-10-pc

 

COBALT DICKENS Goes Back to School…Again

The COBALT DICKENS threat group persists despite law enforcement actions and public disclosures, conducting another global campaign targeting universities.

https://www.secureworks.com/blog/cobalt-dickens-goes-back-to-school-again

 

What is a zero-day vulnerability?

Find out what a zero-day vulnerability is and if there's anything you can do to protect yourself against them.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/what-is-a-zero-day-vulnerability/

 

10 signs you're being socially engineered

Scammers will try to trick you and your organization's users into giving up credentials or other sensitive date. Be skeptical if you see any of these signs.

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3439103/10-signs-youre-being-socially-engineered.html

 

Most Cyber Attacks Focus on Just Three TCP Ports

https://www.oodaloop.com/briefs/2019/09/17/most-cyber-attacks-focus-on-just-three-tcp-ports/

 

System Cleaner BleachBit 2.3 Switches To GTK+ 3, Includes Much Faster File Scanning

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/system-cleaner-bleachbit-23-switches-to.html

 

6 reasons why the iPad is still the best Apple Arcade device

The Apple TV and Mac may be better on paper, but they fall short in performance and portability.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3446817/6-reasons-why-the-ipad-is-still-the-best-apple-arcade-device.html

 

Verizon Is Exploring Sale of HuffPost (Report)

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/verizon-exploring-sale-huffpost-report-030958884.html

 

How to transfer your data from Android to iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/transfer-android-to-iphone

 

Report: AirPods Pro With Noise Cancellation Launching This Month

A new metal design and an eye-watering $260 price tag is expected.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371405/report-airpods-pro-with-noise-cancellation-launching-this-m

 

You can set Google to delete all your info after you die

https://www.komando.com/tips/575631/set-google-to-delete-all-your-stuff-after-you-die

 

7 Key Photography Tips for Absolute Beginners

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-photography-tips-for-beginners/

 

Amazon Phishing Scam in Progress

https://blog.knowbe4.com/amazon-phishing-scam-in-progress

 

How To Check your iPhone for Spyware

https://www.techjunkie.com/check-iphone-spyware/

 

Model generation AI

We have succeeded in generating high-resolution (1024×1024) images of whole-body who don't exist using Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs)

We use these images as virtual models for advertising and fashion.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8siezzLXbNo&feature=youtu.be&t=2s

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How Amazon moved into the business of U.S. elections

More than 40 states now use one or more of Amazon's election offerings, according to a presentation given by an Amazon executive this year and seen by Reuters.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/how-amazon-moved-business-u-s-elections-n1066286

 

Your Samsung Device May Now Be Getting Less Frequent Software Updates

https://lifehacker.com/your-samsung-device-may-now-be-getting-less-frequent-so-1838878277

 

Older Amazon Devices Subject to Old Wi-Fi Vulnerability

The vulnerability in first-generation Echoes and eight-generation Kindles lets an attacker wage man-in-the-middle attacks.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/older-amazon-devices-subject-to-old-wi-fi-vulnerability/d/d-id/1336120

 

How to Watch Movies on Kodi

Set up Kodi to play videos from your digital DVD collection

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-watch-movies-on-kodi-4771769

 

Yahoo's forgotten site Groups will permanently remove content by year's end

For anyone still using the site, save your files now!

https://www.cnet.com/news/yahoos-forgotten-site-groups-will-permanently-remove-content-by-years-end/

 

First look at OneDrive's Personal Vault feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/02/first-look-at-onedrives-personal-vault-feature/

 

Don’t Pay for Microsoft Word! 4 Reasons to Use Office Online Instead

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dont-pay-word-5-reasons-use-office-online/

 

MUST SEE Video - Indian Tech Support Scammers Infiltrated!

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10630/must-see-video-indian-tech-support-scammers-infiltrated

 

How To Download iPhone/iPad Apps without Using an Apple ID

https://www.techjunkie.com/download-apps-without-apple-id/

 

Streaming TV voice controls: Fire TV vs. Roku and the rest

Controlling your streaming TV setup by voice is glorious when it works. Here's how to tell if it will.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3446516/best-streaming-tv-voice-controls-fire-tv-vs-roku-and-the-rest.html?utm_date=20191019000828

 

How to Use Cipher Command to Overwrite Deleted Data in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141981-how-use-cipher-command-overwrite-deleted-data-windows.html

 

Windows 10 Spring 2020 Update Could Come with Chromium Edge Pre-Installed

Microsoft is working at full speed on finalizing its Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser, so far, the company released preview versions as part of the Canary, Dev, and Beta channels.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/windows-10-spring-2020-update-could-come-with-chromium-edge-pre-installed-527869.shtml

 

Should I clean install Windows 10 with Reset this PC’s Cloud Download option or USB flash drive?

Is it better to clean install Windows 10 using the Cloud Download option with Reset this PC or bootable USB flash drive? Best answer: Use the USB flash drive option — here’s why.

https://pureinfotech.com/clean-install-windows-10-reset-this-pc-cloud-download-usb-flash-drive/

 

Still Use Yahoo Groups? Content Will Be Deleted on Dec. 14

On Oct. 28, users will no longer be able to upload new content. All posted content will then be deleted on Dec. 14, though Yahoo Groups will still function as an email listing service.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371369/still-use-yahoo-groups-content-will-be-deleted-on-dec-14

 

Yes, you can access iCloud from your Android device

https://www.komando.com/tips/585950/yes-you-can-access-icloud-from-your-android-device

 

See Behind Your Computer Using Your Selfie Camera

https://lifehacker.com/see-behind-your-computer-using-your-selfie-camera-1839142928

 

Phishing Campaign Targets Stripe Credentials, Financial Data

Attackers make use of an old trick and evade detection by blocking users from viewing an embedded link when hovering over the URL.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/phishing-campaign-targets-stripe-credentials-financial-data/d/d-id/1336117

 

How to Mirror an iPhone to a Mac

When a bigger screen is simply better

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-mirror-an-iphone-to-a-mac-4771947

 

Senator proposes data privacy bill with serious punishments

If the bill were a law during Facebook’s privacy scandals, Mark Zuckerberg would face jail time, Sen. Ron Wyden says.

https://www.cnet.com/news/senator-proposes-data-privacy-bill-with-serious-punishments/

 

How to import tabs from Chrome to Firefox and vice versa

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/27/how-to-import-tabs-from-chrome-to-firefox-and-vice-versa/

 

Unix vs. Linux: The Differences Between and Why It Matters

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-vs-unix-crucial-differences-matter-linux-professionals/

 

Android Malware Changes Own Icon to System Apps

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10631/android-malware-changes-own-icon-system-apps

 

7 Mac Startup Options Every OS X User Should Know

https://www.techjunkie.com/mac-startup-options/

 

Wyze Bulb review: A tunable white light bulb with a rock-bottom price tag

Budget smart home device builder Wyze Labs turns out a credible, ultra-cheap bulb that cuts no major cut corners.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3445916/wyze-bulb-review.html?utm_date=20191019001138

 

How to Map Network Drive or Disconnect Network Drive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/54708-map-network-drive-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Enable Tab Hover Cards with Images in Chromium Microsoft Edge'

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is a browser that keeps evolving, and new features are being added on a regular basis.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-tab-hover-cards-with-images-in-chromium-microsoft-edge-527874.shtml

 

How to backup Microsoft Authenticator accounts on Android

You can now backup and restore your account stored in the Microsoft Authenticator app, and here's how to use the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/backup-microsoft-authenticator-accounts-android/

 

Scammer Uses Fake iPhone Jailbreak for Fraud Scheme

The jailbreaking community is currently working on a legit tool for older iPhones, dubbed Checkra1n. But in the meantime, a scammer is capitalizing on that name with a website that pretends to offer the tool but is really just a click-fraud scam.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371336/scammer-uses-fake-iphone-jailbreak-for-fraud-scheme

 

7 fixes for a phone that keeps restarting or crashing

https://www.komando.com/tips/581117/7-fixes-for-a-phone-that-keeps-restarting-or-crashing

 

How to Prepare Your PC for Windows 10's November Update

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-prepare-your-pc-for-windows-10s-november-update-1839138469

 

Cozy Bear Emerges from Hibernation to Hack EU Ministries

The cyber-espionage group, linked to Russia and blamed for hacking the Democratic National Committee in 2016, has been using covert communications and other techniques to escape detection for at least two years.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/cozy-bear-emerges-from-hibernation-to-hack-eu-ministries/d/d-id/1336111

 

How to Connect a Printer to a Laptop

Print from further away using your laptop

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-connect-printer-to-laptop-4588717

 

8 mobile apps that protect your phone's privacy, because no, you're not doing enough

From private browsing to password managers, mobile security couldn't get any simpler.

https://www.cnet.com/news/mobile-apps-protect-your-phone-privacy-on-android-and-ios-youre-not-doing-enough/

 

Video Combiner: join multiple videos on Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/26/video-combiner-join-multiple-videos-on-windows/

 

Google Photos vs. OneDrive: What’s the Best Backup Tool?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-photos-vs-onedrive-backup/

 

'Any fingerprint' can unlock Samsung's Galaxy 10 device, company say

https://news.yahoo.com/any-fingerprint-can-unlock-samsungs-galaxy-10-device-195615418.html

 

How to Add Wyze Camera to Google Home

https://www.techjunkie.com/add-wyze-camera-google-home/

 

Google Photos format loophole seems to give iPhone free unlimited storage for orig. quality photos, Pixel 4 left behind

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/17/google-photos-iphone-loophole-free-unlimited-storage-orig-quality/#more-615754

 

How to Enable or Disable Touchpad in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141924-enable-disable-touchpad-windows-10-a.html

 

How to Download a Windows 10 Cumulative Update Manually

Long-time Windows 10 users certainly know that installing a new cumulative update is a risky game to play, as these releases sometime fail to install or even worse, they end up causing various issues on a device.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/how-to-download-a-windows-10-cumulative-update-manually-527854.shtml

 

Windows 10 ‘May 2020 Update’ could be the official name of the 20H1 development

Reference in latest preview suggests that Microsoft will use the month and year of the release date again to give Windows 10 version 2003 its official marketing name.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-may-2020-update-official-name-20h1/

 

Microsoft Adds 'Tamper Protection' to Windows Defender

By turning Tamper Protection on, malicious apps are prevented from quietly changing your Windows 10 security settings.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371314/microsoft-adds-tamper-protection-to-windows-defender

 

How to remove Android crapware

https://www.komando.com/tips/581180/how-to-remove-android-crapware

 

The Samsung Galaxy S10's Fingerprint Lock Isn't Very Safe Anymore

https://lifehacker.com/the-samsung-galaxy-s10s-fingerprint-lock-isnt-very-safe-1839133478

 

Typosquatting Websites Proliferate in Run-up to US Elections

People who mistype the URL for their political candidate or party's website could end up on an opposing party or candidate's website, Digital Shadow's research shows.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/typosquatting-websites-proliferate-in-run-up-to-us-elections/d/d-id/1336110

 

Simple Ways to Maintain Your Computer

The 3 most important maintenance tasks for your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/maintain-computer-4097220

 

Now you can log onto Windows with a hardware security key

Yubico releases software that lets you secure your machine with its little YubiKey USB devices.

https://www.cnet.com/news/now-you-can-log-onto-windows-with-a-hardware-security-key/

 

Google Chrome could unload resource heavy Ads in the future
https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/26/google-chrome-could-unload-resource-heavy-ads-in-the-future/

 

7 Ways to Set Up Your Raspberry Pi as a Media Server

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-ways-set-up-raspberry-pi-media-server/

 

Facebook CEO defends refusal to take down some content

https://news.yahoo.com/facebook-ceo-promotes-free-speech-213928771.html

 

How to Add Another Wyze Camera

https://www.techjunkie.com/add-another-wyze-camera/

 

What are apt-get Command Options in Linux You should know all of them

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2506399

 

How to Pin or Unpin Items on Jump Lists in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/43979-pin-unpin-items-jump-lists-windows-10-a.html

 

Three Simple Firefox Tricks to Improve Browsing

Firefox is currently the world’s second most-used desktop browser, and this means Mozilla needs to keep improving the app in a way that perfectly adapts to what users expect from it.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/three-simple-firefox-tricks-to-improve-browsing-527853.shtml

 

How to avoid problems installing Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

Use these tips to prepare and avoid problems during the installation of the Windows 10 19H2 update when it rolls out sometime in September 2019.

https://pureinfotech.com/avoid-problems-installing-windows-10-1909/

 

Xbox Live to Get Optional Chat Filters to Stop Toxic Trash Talk

This fall, Microsoft will roll out automated filters that'll let you screen out offensive remarks made in text-based chats on Xbox Live. The filters will come in four tiers: Friendly, Medium, Mature, and Unfiltered.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371313/xbox-live-to-get-optionable-chat-filters-to-stop-toxic-trash

 

Echo Show, Facebook Portal, and Nest Hub privacy gotchas and fixes only the pros know

https://www.komando.com/tips/588056/how-optimize-echo-show-facebook-portal-nest-hub-privacy

 

How to Change Firefox's Default Search Engine for Private Browsing

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-change-firefoxs-default-search-engine-for-privat-1838880194

 

Jail time for tech execs? A Democratic senator is proposing it.

The bill from Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., would allow tech companies to charge a reasonable fee for the versions without tracking, and the fee would be waived for people with low incomes.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/democratic-senator-says-tech-companies-should-offer-privacy-friendly-versions-n1067841

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Beware a New Scam That Asks for Your Bank PIN on the Phone

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/beware-a-new-scam-that-asks-for-your-bank-pin-on-the-ph-1838909542

 

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Finger Scanner Can Be Defeated with a Screen Protector

https://www.reviewgeek.com/25602/the-samsung-galaxy-s10-finger-scanner-can-be-defeated-with-a-screen-protector/

 

Swarm gets green light from FCC for its 150-satellite constellation

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/17/swarm-gets-green-light-from-fcc-for-its-150-satellite-constellation/

 

WHAT’S WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909 (19H2), AND WHY YOU SHOULD UPGRADE?

Windows 10's next major release, "version 1909," — November 2019 Update — is arriving soon, and here's all the info you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/whats-windows-10-1909-19h2-why-upgrade/

 

How to Save and Migrate Your Yahoo Groups Data Before It Goes Away for Good

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-save-and-migrate-your-yahoo-groups-data-before-i-1839172243

 

Unpatched Amazon Echo and Kindle devices prone to KRACK attacks

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/network-security/unpatched-amazon-echo-and-kindle-devices-prone-to-krack-attacks/

 

How “Sign in with Apple” Works and Why It’s Different

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-sign-in-with-apple-works/

 

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2070 graphics cards are cheaper than ever at Best Buy

Plus, other deals on the Apple Watch Series 4, video games, and more

https://www.theverge.com/good-deals/2019/10/14/20913617/nvidia-geforce-rtx-2080-2070-graphics-card-apple-watch-games-deals-best-buy-target

 

Excel: Top 10 tips for beginners

Learn about workbooks, spreadsheets, cells and formulas.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3435360/excel-top-10-tips-for-beginners.html

 

How to print photos from your iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/print-photos-from-iphone

 

New Nvidia Shield Leaks Early on Amazon

https://www.extremetech.com/electronics/300435-new-nvidia-shield-leaks-early-on-amazon

 

What's New In Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine)

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/whats-new-in-ubuntu-1910-eoan-ermine.html

 

The FCC has finally voted to allow T-Mobile and Sprint to merge

https://bgr.com/2019/10/16/t-mobile-sprint-merger-fcc-approves-deal/

 

What’s New in Ubuntu 19.10 “Eoan Ermine,” Available Today

https://www.howtogeek.com/444121/what%e2%80%99s-new-in-ubuntu-19.10-eoan-ermine-available-now/

 

Scammer Uses Fake iPhone Jailbreak for Fraud Scheme

The jailbreaking community is currently working on a legit tool for older iPhones, dubbed Checkra1n. But in the meantime, a scammer is capitalizing on that name with a website that pretends to offer the tool but is really just a click-fraud scam.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371336/scammer-uses-fake-iphone-jailbreak-for-fraud-scheme

 

This is how your stolen data may be used after a breach

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/587534/breach-clarity-explains-data-breaches

 

New Nvidia Shield Android TV streaming device leaks via Amazon listing

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/17/new-nvidia-shield-android-tv-streaming-device-leaks-via-amazon-listing/

 

How to clean install Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

VIDEO: If you're running an older version, the best way to get Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, is doing a clean installation — Here's why and how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/clean-install-windows-10-1909-november-2019-update/

 

What Happens If I Use Two-Factor Authentication and Lose My Phone?

https://lifehacker.com/what-do-i-do-if-i-use-two-factor-authentication-and-los-1668727532

 

APT 29/The Dukes back in business

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/government-and-defense/apt-29-the-dukes-back-in-business/

 

How to Get Commands Explanation in Terminal with Kmdr

https://www.maketecheasier.com/kmdr-get-commands-explanation-linux-terminal/

 

The next Big Tech battleground is your ears

Wireless earbuds are all the hotness, so it’s time for Google to show up

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/14/20912176/google-pixel-buds-earbuds-wireless-bluetooth-competitors-airpods-echo-buds-galaxy-buds

 

How to collaborate on Microsoft Office files in G Suite

Share, edit, review, and revise Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files in Google's business Suite.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3434572/how-to-collaborate-on-microsoft-office-files-in-gsuite.html

 

How to shoot and edit slow motion videos on iPhone

https://macpaw.com/how-to/slow-motion-iphone

 

Udemy Class Review: The Ultimate GIMP 2.10 Guide (Free)

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/300135-udemy-class-review-the-ultimate-gimp-2-10-guide-free-udemy-course

 

Handwritten Notes And PDF Annotation Tool Xournal++ Update Brings New Floating Toolbox

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/handwritten-notes-and-pdf-annotation.html

 

Apple rolls out iOS 13.2 public beta 3

https://bgr.com/2019/10/16/ios-13-2-public-beta-3-download-install-iphone-ipad/

 

How to Assign Tasks in Google Drive

https://www.howtogeek.com/443532/how-to-assign-tasks-in-google-drive/

 

Parents: Stop Oversharing Your Kids On Social Media

A new Microsoft survey found that 42 percent of teens have a problem with their parents posting about them on social media. Just 30 percent of teens said it's not an issue.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371294/parents-stop-oversharing-of-your-kids-on-social-media

 

Protect yourself! Sneaky Medicare scams are on the rise

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/591317/fcc-issues-warning-on-robocalls-targeting-medicare-users

 

Zuckerberg on Chinese censorship: Is that the internet we want?

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/17/zuckerberg-speech/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909, NOVEMBER 2019 UPATE: ALL NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 10/11: Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update, is expected to release in October, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1909-november-2019-update-features/

 

No One Knows About Two-Factor Authentication, and It's Putting Their Security at Risk

https://lifehacker.com/no-one-knows-about-two-factor-authentication-and-privat-1838913065

 

Hacker behind Montgomery County school data breach identified

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/hacker-behind-montgomery-county-school-data-breach-identified/

 

Gmail vs. Outlook.com: Which Is Best?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/gmail-vs-outlook/

 

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

An extra step of security never hurt anybody

https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/17/15772142/how-to-set-up-two-factor-authentication

 

How to save money and scan your photos digitally using your phone and Google PhotoScan

Google's free app can turn your prints into digital images in seconds, and all for free.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3434558/how-to-save-money-and-digitally-scan-your-photos-using-your-phone-and-google-photoscan.html

 

What are the best iPhone video editing apps for YouTube?

https://macpaw.com/how-to/editing-apps-youtube

 

Rumor: Hyper-Threading Comes to Core i3 With Intel’s 10th Generation Comet Lake

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/300175-rumor-hyper-threading-comes-to-core-i3-with-intels-10th-generation-comet-lake

 

System Cleaner BleachBit 2.3 Switches To GTK+ 3, Includes Much Faster File Scanning

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/10/system-cleaner-bleachbit-23-switches-to.html

 

Even more Galaxy S10 Lite details leak ahead of the phone’s announcement

https://bgr.com/2019/10/16/galaxy-s10-lite-release-date-colors-specs/

 

How to Connect Your Android Device to a Projector

https://www.howtogeek.com/443080/how-to-connect-your-android-device-to-a-projector/

 

How to Run 32-Bit Apps in macOS Catalina

Apple's latest version of macOS, Catalina, officially ditches 32-bit app support, but you can still run the software you need by following these steps.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/371267/how-to-run-32-bit-apps-in-macos-catalina

 

Check your router - a setting meant to protect your data could expose it to hackers

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/589502/this-setting-leaves-your-router-open-to-hackers

 

Google Maps adds more Waze-like features, including driving-incident reports

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/17/google-maps-adds-more-waze-like-features-including-driving-incident-reports/

 

MICROSOFT ACCOUNT NOW LETS YOU SET APP USAGE LIMITS ACROSS WINDOWS 10, XBOX, ANDROID

The Family settings page on your Microsoft account has been updated to control apps and games limits across devices and OSes.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-account-app-usage-limits-windows-10-xbox-android/

 

The Best Way to Search for Free Software Online

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-way-to-search-for-free-software-online-1838929723

 

SHIELD Act passes committee

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/shield-act-passes-committee/

 

PDF WIZ – Completely Free Easy-to-Use PDF Converter

https://www.maketecheasier.com/pdf-wiz-review/

 

How to protect your privacy on Facebook

Some tips on how to keep your stuff safe

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/7/18654238/facebook-privacy-data-information-ad-settings-how-to-protect

 

Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft's simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life

Protect your real PC from harm when you try out suspicious software or sites.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3338084/how-to-use-windows-sandbox-microsoft.html

 

How to sync contacts from your iPhone to your Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/sync-contacts-from-iphone-to-mac

 

Microsoft Expected to Launch Another ARM-Based Surface

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/299404-microsoft-expected-to-launch-another-arm-based-surface

 

Gammy: Adaptive Screen Brightness Tool For Linux

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/gammy-adaptive-screen-brightness-tool.html

 

Yet another patent from Samsung with wild ideas for a new phone has been unearthed

https://bgr.com/2019/10/17/new-samsung-phone-patent-sliding-display-rotating-camera/

 

How Chrome’s “Tab Freezing” Will Save CPU and Battery

https://www.howtogeek.com/444481/how-chromes-tab-freezing-will-save-cpu-and-battery/

 

Essential Commands to Learn for Your Raspberry Pi Projects

Most Pi projects run on Linux, so having some command-line chops makes the Pi much easier to work with. These commands can teach you a lot as you tinker.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/370969/essential-commands-to-learn-for-your-raspberry-pi-projects

 

Android is making big changes to its privacy controls

https://www.komando.com/tips/598748/android-is-making-big-changes-to-its-privacy-controls

 

Luna Display now supports older Macs as a secondary screen

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/17/luna-display-now-supports-older-macs-as-a-secondary-screen/

 

How to Create User in Linux by Adduser in Ubuntu 19.04 | Linux Tutorial

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2535347

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Do You Need Antivirus Apps on Android? What About iPhone?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/smartphone-need-security-antivirus-software/

 

How to Use Your iPad as a Second Monitor on Any Computer

Sidecar in macOS Catalina turns your iPad into a second display with just a few clicks, but it's limited to certain Macs and iPads. Thankfully, a few third-party apps can help fill the void.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371238/how-to-use-your-ipad-as-a-second-monitor-on-any-computer

 

How to protect your privacy on YouTube

There are some strategies you can follow

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/19/18484802/youtube-privacy-protect-how-to-video-preferences-web-ad-personalization

 

How to Make Your Wyze Cam Work with Alexa

https://www.techjunkie.com/make-wyze-cam-work-alexa/

 

Big, fast storage: Seagate's 2TB hybrid drive is on sale for $60

The 2TB Seagate FireCuda is just $60 at Newegg with checkout code.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445862/big-fast-storage-seagates-2tb-hybrid-drive-is-on-sale-for-60.html

 

iTunes and iCloud vulnerability allowed Windows ransomware to be installed undetected

Apple has since patched the exploit

https://www.windowscentral.com/itunes-and-icloud-vulnerability-allowed-windows-ransomware-be-installed-undetected

 

macOS Catalina problems: how to fix the most common issues

All of your macOS Catalina issues solved

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/macos-catalina-problems-how-to-fix-the-most-common-issues

 

5 Freedom of Information Sites Full of Declassified Documents and Secrets

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/freedom-information-sites-declassified-documents/

 

Why ANY Two-Factor Is Better than No Two-Factor at All

Headlines are proclaiming that two-factor authentication has been hacked. That in no way means you shouldn't use it. Your account is still much safer with two-factor enabled.

https://askleo.com/why-any-two-factor-is-better-than-no-two-factor-at-all/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7oUmrZywpdfbL

 

Fake PayPal Site Spreads Nemty Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-paypal-site-spreads-nemty-ransomware/

 

Windows 10 does not connect to WiFi on startup

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-does-not-connect-to-wifi-on-startup

 

Yahoo Could Owe You Up to $358 for Data Breaches. Here’s How to File Your Claim

https://news.yahoo.com/yahoo-could-owe-358-data-212839652.html

 

Kaspersky honeypots find 105 million attacks on IoT devices in first half of 2019

The number of attacks on IoT devices in 2019 is nine times greater than the number found in the first half of 2018.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/kaspersky-honeypots-find-105-million-attacks-on-iot-devices-in-first-half-of-2019/

 

The Best Free MS-DOS Games Now Available From the Internet Archive

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-free-ms-dos-games-now-available-from-the-inter-1839083458

 

Here's How: Strengthen Your Google Fu

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_strengthen_your_google_fu.html

 

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/the-potential-for-a-miscalculated-enemy-cyberattack-keeps-me-up-at-night-warns-pentagon-cyber-chief

 

Why Social Media is Increasingly Abused for Phishing Attacks

https://info.phishlabs.com/blog/how-social-media-is-abused-for-phishing-attacks

 

Add some USB ports with this super-flexible Sabrent hub for just $11

Transforming a single USB 3.0 port into three, this Sabrent hub has a rotatable design that pairs well with MacBooks. Now it's $11, an all-time low price on Amazon.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3446038/add-some-usb-ports-with-this-super-flexible-sabrent-hub-for-just-11.html

 

iPhone 11 Review — a camera-centric follow-up to the iPhone XR [Video]

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/16/iphone-11-review-a-camera-centric-follow-up-to-the-iphone-xr-video/

 

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

If after installing the Windows 10 November 2019 Update you're experiencing Wi-Fi issues, then use these four solutions to fix the problem to get back online.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-wifi-problems-windows-10-1909/

 

Scammers Go Phishing With Deepfakes

Deepfakes, or doctored videos, have mostly been used to harm the reputations of celebrities and politicians. Now the AI-assisted technology is being used to trick companies out of big money.

https://in.pcmag.com/opinion/132550/scammers-go-phishing-with-deepfakes

 

Check your laptop now for this serious security flaw

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/591326/check-your-laptop-now-for-this-serious-security-flaw

 

How to generate virtual online IDs to prevent spam, scams, and phishing attacks

Keep your data safe from SIM swapping hacks

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18691401/virtual-id-random-security-protection-email-phone-credit-cards-how-to-generate

 

How to Forward Delete on Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-forward-delete-on-mac/

 

The new iPad Air returns to the lowest prices we’ve seen so far

Get the iPad that we consider the best model for most people—for an excellent price.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3446022/the-new-ipad-air-returns-to-the-lowest-prices-we-ve-seen-so-far.html

 

How to turn off an Xbox controller when it's connected via Bluetooth for Project xCloud and PC

As easy as a button press.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-turn-xbox-controller-when-its-connected-bluetooth-project-xcloud-and-pc

 

Mozilla will launch a beta version of its new VPN

US users can sign up for the Firefox Private Network beta now

https://www.techradar.com/news/mozilla-will-launch-a-beta-version-of-its-new-vpn

 

8 Shocking Online Accounts Sold on the Dark Web

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/online-accounts-sold-dark-web/

 

Why I Don’t Like System Restore

System Restore doesn't restore your system and has proven itself too unreliable to count on.

https://askleo.com/why_i_dont_like_system_restore/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7oUmrZywpdfbL

 

Cozy Bear Russian Hackers Spotted After Staying Undetected for Years

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cozy-bear-russian-hackers-spotted-after-staying-undetected-for-years/

 

How to delete a User Profile in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/delete-a-user-profile-in-windows-10

 

Counterfeits Put Google in Trouble as InvenTel Lawsuit Cleared

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/counterfeits-google-trouble-inventel-lawsuit-cleared/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to password protect a zip file in Linux

If you need to password protect a zip file, look no farther than the zip command itself.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-password-protect-a-zip-file-in-linux/

 

Google exec says Nest owners should probably warn their guests that their conversations are being recorded

https://www.businessinsider.com/google-exec-nest-owners-should-tell-guests-theyre-being-recorded-2019-10

 

Geekly Update - 16 October 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_16_october_2019.html

 

Why it’s time for the U.S. to start pushing back against Chinese information operations

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/09/why-its-time-us-start-pushing-back-against-chinese-information-operations/

 

The Equifax Settlement - Nope You’re Not Getting $125 If You Picked Door Number 1

https://discuss.hackbusters.com/t/the-equifax-settlement-nope-youre-not-getting-125-if-you-picked-door-number-1/4470

 

Back up your data with this 2TB WD portable hard drive for just $60

Best Buy has a great deal on a sizeable portable hard drive from WD.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3445977/back-up-your-data-with-this-2tb-wd-portable-hard-drive-for-just-60.html

 

Netflix says new competition from Apple and Disney might actually help its business

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/16/netflix-not-worried-about-apple-tv/#more-615610

 

HOW TO REPAIR MASTER BOOT RECORD (MBR) ON WINDOWS 10

Sometimes the Master Boot Record (MBR) gets corrupted or misconfigured not letting Windows 10 to load correctly, and in this guide you'll learn how to fix this issue.

https://pureinfotech.com/repair-master-boot-record-mbr-windows-10/

 

Hands On With Google's Solid Pixelbook Go Chromebook

Google's new Pixelbook feels good, it offers a little bit of whimsy in its design, and foldable phones may lead to more software becoming available for it. But how much are people really willing to spend on Chrome OS-based laptops?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371341/hands-on-with-googles-solid-pixelbook-go-chromebook

 

Tomorrow's Tech Today: The green offices of the future
https://www.komando.com/happening-now/591548/tomorrows-tech-today-8-28

 

How to use a two-factor security key

Use hardware to keep your data safe

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/22/18235288/two-factor-authentication-security-key-how-to

 

How To Run iOS Apps on a Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/run-ios-apps-mac/

 

Back up your data with this 2TB WD portable hard drive for just $60

Best Buy has a great deal on a sizeable portable hard drive from WD.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445977/back-up-your-data-with-this-2tb-wd-portable-hard-drive-for-just-60.html

 

Do Surface Earbuds work with Android phones and tablets?

(All "more FYI's" are made on a Chromebook)

 

Do You Need Antivirus Apps on Android? What About iPhone?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/smartphone-need-security-antivirus-software/

 

How to Use Your iPad as a Second Monitor on Any Computer

Sidecar in macOS Catalina turns your iPad into a second display with just a few clicks, but it's limited to certain Macs and iPads. Thankfully, a few third-party apps can help fill the void.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371238/how-to-use-your-ipad-as-a-second-monitor-on-any-computer

 

How to protect your privacy on YouTube

There are some strategies you can follow

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/19/18484802/youtube-privacy-protect-how-to-video-preferences-web-ad-personalization

 

How to Make Your Wyze Cam Work with Alexa

https://www.techjunkie.com/make-wyze-cam-work-alexa/

 

Big, fast storage: Seagate's 2TB hybrid drive is on sale for $60

The 2TB Seagate FireCuda is just $60 at Newegg with checkout code.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445862/big-fast-storage-seagates-2tb-hybrid-drive-is-on-sale-for-60.html

 

iTunes and iCloud vulnerability allowed Windows ransomware to be installed undetected

Apple has since patched the exploit

https://www.windowscentral.com/itunes-and-icloud-vulnerability-allowed-windows-ransomware-be-installed-undetected

 

macOS Catalina problems: how to fix the most common issues

All of your macOS Catalina issues solved

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/macos-catalina-problems-how-to-fix-the-most-common-issues

 

5 Freedom of Information Sites Full of Declassified Documents and Secrets

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/freedom-information-sites-declassified-documents/

 

Why ANY Two-Factor Is Better than No Two-Factor at All

Headlines are proclaiming that two-factor authentication has been hacked. That in no way means you shouldn't use it. Your account is still much safer with two-factor enabled.

https://askleo.com/why-any-two-factor-is-better-than-no-two-factor-at-all/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7oUmrZywpdfbL

 

Fake PayPal Site Spreads Nemty Ransomware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-paypal-site-spreads-nemty-ransomware/

 

Windows 10 does not connect to WiFi on startup

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-does-not-connect-to-wifi-on-startup

 

Yahoo Could Owe You Up to $358 for Data Breaches. Here’s How to File Your Claim

https://news.yahoo.com/yahoo-could-owe-358-data-212839652.html

 

Kaspersky honeypots find 105 million attacks on IoT devices in first half of 2019

The number of attacks on IoT devices in 2019 is nine times greater than the number found in the first half of 2018.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/kaspersky-honeypots-find-105-million-attacks-on-iot-devices-in-first-half-of-2019/

 

The Best Free MS-DOS Games Now Available From the Internet Archive

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-free-ms-dos-games-now-available-from-the-inter-1839083458

 

Here's How: Strengthen Your Google Fu

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_strengthen_your_google_fu.html

 

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/the-potential-for-a-miscalculated-enemy-cyberattack-keeps-me-up-at-night-warns-pentagon-cyber-chief

 

Why Social Media is Increasingly Abused for Phishing Attacks

https://info.phishlabs.com/blog/how-social-media-is-abused-for-phishing-attacks

 

Add some USB ports with this super-flexible Sabrent hub for just $11

Transforming a single USB 3.0 port into three, this Sabrent hub has a rotatable design that pairs well with MacBooks. Now it's $11, an all-time low price on Amazon.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3446038/add-some-usb-ports-with-this-super-flexible-sabrent-hub-for-just-11.html

 

iPhone 11 Review — a camera-centric follow-up to the iPhone XR [Video]

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/16/iphone-11-review-a-camera-centric-follow-up-to-the-iphone-xr-video/

 

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

If after installing the Windows 10 November 2019 Update you're experiencing Wi-Fi issues, then use these four solutions to fix the problem to get back online.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-wifi-problems-windows-10-1909/

 

Scammers Go Phishing With Deepfakes

Deepfakes, or doctored videos, have mostly been used to harm the reputations of celebrities and politicians. Now the AI-assisted technology is being used to trick companies out of big money.

https://in.pcmag.com/opinion/132550/scammers-go-phishing-with-deepfakes

 

Check your laptop now for this serious security flaw

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/591326/check-your-laptop-now-for-this-serious-security-flaw

 

How to generate virtual online IDs to prevent spam, scams, and phishing attacks

Keep your data safe from SIM swapping hacks

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18691401/virtual-id-random-security-protection-email-phone-credit-cards-how-to-generate

 

How to Forward Delete on Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-forward-delete-on-mac/

 

The new iPad Air returns to the lowest prices we’ve seen so far

Get the iPad that we consider the best model for most people—for an excellent price.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3446022/the-new-ipad-air-returns-to-the-lowest-prices-we-ve-seen-so-far.html

 

How to turn off an Xbox controller when it's connected via Bluetooth for Project xCloud and PC

As easy as a button press.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-turn-xbox-controller-when-its-connected-bluetooth-project-xcloud-and-pc

 

Mozilla will launch a beta version of its new VPN

US users can sign up for the Firefox Private Network beta now

https://www.techradar.com/news/mozilla-will-launch-a-beta-version-of-its-new-vpn

 

8 Shocking Online Accounts Sold on the Dark Web

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/online-accounts-sold-dark-web/

 

Why I Don’t Like System Restore

System Restore doesn't restore your system and has proven itself too unreliable to count on.

https://askleo.com/why_i_dont_like_system_restore/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7oUmrZywpdfbL

 

Cozy Bear Russian Hackers Spotted After Staying Undetected for Years

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/cozy-bear-russian-hackers-spotted-after-staying-undetected-for-years/

 

How to delete a User Profile in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/delete-a-user-profile-in-windows-10

 

Counterfeits Put Google in Trouble as InvenTel Lawsuit Cleared

https://marketrealist.com/2019/10/counterfeits-google-trouble-inventel-lawsuit-cleared/?yptr=yahoo

 

How to password protect a zip file in Linux

If you need to password protect a zip file, look no farther than the zip command itself.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-password-protect-a-zip-file-in-linux/

 

Google exec says Nest owners should probably warn their guests that their conversations are being recorded

https://www.businessinsider.com/google-exec-nest-owners-should-tell-guests-theyre-being-recorded-2019-10

 

Geekly Update - 16 October 2019

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_16_october_2019.html

 

Why it’s time for the U.S. to start pushing back against Chinese information operations

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/09/why-its-time-us-start-pushing-back-against-chinese-information-operations/

 

The Equifax Settlement - Nope You’re Not Getting $125 If You Picked Door Number 1

https://discuss.hackbusters.com/t/the-equifax-settlement-nope-youre-not-getting-125-if-you-picked-door-number-1/4470

 

Back up your data with this 2TB WD portable hard drive for just $60

Best Buy has a great deal on a sizeable portable hard drive from WD.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3445977/back-up-your-data-with-this-2tb-wd-portable-hard-drive-for-just-60.html

 

Netflix says new competition from Apple and Disney might actually help its business

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/16/netflix-not-worried-about-apple-tv/#more-615610

 

HOW TO REPAIR MASTER BOOT RECORD (MBR) ON WINDOWS 10

Sometimes the Master Boot Record (MBR) gets corrupted or misconfigured not letting Windows 10 to load correctly, and in this guide you'll learn how to fix this issue.

https://pureinfotech.com/repair-master-boot-record-mbr-windows-10/

 

Hands On With Google's Solid Pixelbook Go Chromebook

Google's new Pixelbook feels good, it offers a little bit of whimsy in its design, and foldable phones may lead to more software becoming available for it. But how much are people really willing to spend on Chrome OS-based laptops?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371341/hands-on-with-googles-solid-pixelbook-go-chromebook

 

Tomorrow's Tech Today: The green offices of the future
https://www.komando.com/happening-now/591548/tomorrows-tech-today-8-28

 

How to use a two-factor security key

Use hardware to keep your data safe

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/22/18235288/two-factor-authentication-security-key-how-to

 

How To Run iOS Apps on a Mac

https://www.techjunkie.com/run-ios-apps-mac/

 

Back up your data with this 2TB WD portable hard drive for just $60

Best Buy has a great deal on a sizeable portable hard drive from WD.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445977/back-up-your-data-with-this-2tb-wd-portable-hard-drive-for-just-60.html

 

Do Surface Earbuds work with Android phones and tablets?

https://www.windowscentral.com/do-surface-earbuds-work-android-phones-and-tablets

 

Best AMD Ryzen laptops: the top laptops with AMD processors inside

The best laptops for AMD Zen fans

https://www.techradar.com/news/best-amd-ryzen-laptops

 

How to Remap Your Mac’s Function Keys and Do Anything You Want

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/remap-macs-function-keys-anything-want/

 

Is It Safe to Leave a Flash Drive Plugged In All the Time?

Leaving a flash drive or USB thumb drive plugged in all the time runs a small risk of prematurely wearing it out. We'll look at why, and what to do.

https://askleo.com/flash-drive-plugged-in/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7oUmrZywpdfbL

 

Google Chrome 77 Added New Site Isolation Security Features

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-chrome-77-added-new-site-isolation-security-features/

 

How to import Photos from SD Card to a Windows 10 PC

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-import-photos-from-sd-card-to-a-windows-10-pc

 

How to Ubuntu Update and Dist Upgrade Easy and Simple Way

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2503914

 

Kaspersky honeypots find 105 million attacks on IoT devices in first half of 2019

The number of attacks on IoT devices in 2019 is nine times greater than the number found in the first half of 2018.
https://www.techrepublic.com/article/kaspersky-honeypots-find-105-million-attacks-on-iot-devices-in-first-half-of-2019/

 

Twitter Accused of Data Violation in Ad 'Mix Up'

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10628/twitter-accused-data-violation-ad-mix

 

10 Addictive Podcasts Where You’ll Learn Something in Each Episode

These informational podcasts will make you smarter, not sleepier.

https://whatnerd.com/addictive-educational-podcasts/

 

Secret Service Investigates Breach at U.S. Govt IT Contractor

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/secret-service-investigates-breach-at-u-s-govt-it-contractor/

 

Cybersecurity: 99% of email attacks rely on victims clicking links

Social engineering is by far the biggest factor in malicious hacking campaigns, warn researchers – so how can it be stopped?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cybersecurity-99-of-email-attacks-rely-on-victims-clicking-links/

 

How to switch from iCloud Photos to just plain Photos

Some folks don’t want to the recurring cost of iCloud. They can go local.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3444380/how-to-switch-from-icloud-photos-to-just-plain-photos.html

 

Apple says iOS 13 is now running on 50% of all iPhones, iPadOS adoption hits 33%

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/16/apple-says-ios-13-is-now-running-on-50-of-all-iphones-ipados-adoption-hits-33/#more-615614

 

Should I install Windows 10 version 1909 on my PC? Yes, but it depends.

Is it safe to update Windows 10 version 1909? Best answer: Yes, but you should still proceed with caution. Here's why and what you should do.

https://pureinfotech.com/should-install-windows-10-1909-now/

 

First Look: Google Pixel Buds

Google's Pixel Buds have a cool magnetic case and use advanced audio technology. Can they compete with Apple's AirPods?

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/371338/first-look-google-pixel-buds

 

Protect yourself! Sneaky Medicare scams are on the rise

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/591317/fcc-issues-warning-on-robocalls-targeting-medicare-users

 

How the Pixelbook Go compares to other Chromebooks

Google’s lower-cost Chromebook is going up against Asus, Dell, Samsung, and others

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/16/20915037/google-pixelbook-go-chromebook-spec-comparison-acer-asus-dell-lenovo-samsung

 

How to Password Protect a Zip File in MacOS

https://www.techjunkie.com/password-protect-zip-macos/

 

Amazon's superb Fire TV Stick 4K hits $35, its lowest price this year

It hasn't been this cheap since holiday 2018

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445445/amazons-superb-fire-tv-stick-4k-hits-35-its-lowest-price-this-year.html

 

Do Microsoft Surface Earbuds work with iPhones and iPads?

https://www.windowscentral.com/do-microsoft-surface-earbuds-work-iphones-and-ipads

 

Intel works on 10nm desktop processors to close gap with AMD's 7nm CPUs

Intel plays catch-up, not leap frog

https://www.techradar.com/news/intel-works-on-10nm-desktop-processors-to-close-gap-with-amds-7nm-cpus

 

4 Ways to Sync and Upload Photos to Cloud Storage on Android

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-tools-to-sync-auto-upload-photos-from-android-to-cloud-storage/

 

Why Password Vault Bugs Make Me Cringe

In those rare cases where an issue is discovered with any mature password vault, I cringe -- but not because of the issue.

https://askleo.com/why-password-vault-bugs-make-me-cringe/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J7oUmrZywpdfbL

 

Samsung to Patch Fingerprint Scanner Against Silicone Case Unlock Bug

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/samsung-to-patch-fingerprint-scanner-against-silicone-case-unlock-bug/

 

QuickEncrypt lets you encrypt & decrypt files & folders in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/leomoon-quickcrypt-for-windows-10

 

Even more Galaxy S10 Lite details leak ahead of the phone’s announcement

https://bgr.com/2019/10/16/galaxy-s10-lite-release-date-colors-specs/

 

Google's midrange premium Pixelbook Go: How it compares to other Chromebooks

Google's new Pixelbook Go is a representation of what Google's vision of hardware and software is together, but other Chromebooks are competitive on features and price.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/googles-midrange-premium-pixelbook-go-how-it-compares-to-other-chromebooks/

 

New Malware Infects Legit Downloads On the Fly

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10629/new-malware-infects-legit-downloads-fly

 

Top 10 Lightweight Games You Can Play on a Non-Gaming PC

You don't need a gaming to enjoy great gaming experiences. These lightweight games will entertain you for hours, even on modest hardware.

https://whatnerd.com/lightweight-games-non-gaming-pc/

 

Samsung phones will soon function as payment terminals for retail stores worldwide

https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/10/16/samsung-phones-will-soon-function-as-payment-terminals-for-retail-stores-worldwide/

 

Holy SIMoly! Simjacker: SIM Card Attack Used to Spy on Mobile Phone Users

https://blog.knowbe4.com/holy-simoly-simjacker-sim-card-attack-used-to-spy-on-mobile-phone-users

 

How iCloud Drive works with multiple users on a single Mac

Fast user switching keeps users logged in and their activities running even though they’re not frontmost, including sync.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3444204/how-icloud-drive-works-with-multiple-users-on-a-single-mac.html

 

Phishing attacks on Mac users doubling; here’s what to watch for

https://9to5mac.com/2019/09/12/phishing-attacks-targeting-mac/

 

How to check if Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update, is installed on your PC

November 2019 Update is the next major refresh of Windows 10, but is it already installed on your PC? Here's how to find out.

https://pureinfotech.com/check-windows-10-1909-november-2019-update-installed/

 

How to Take a Screenshot on Any Device

We run down everything you need to know about capturing screenshots, no matter the platform—Windows, macOS, ChromeOS, iOS, Android, and other operating systems...even Linux.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/331517/how-to-take-a-screenshot-on-any-device

 

Ditch shady public Wi-Fi and safely connect to the internet

https://www.komando.com/tips/585830/ditch-shady-public-wi-fi-and-safely-connect-to-the-internet

 

Apple’s iOS 13 is running on 50 percent of all iPhones after three weeks

That’s in line with last year’s update, despite iOS 13’s many bugs

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/16/20918359/apple-iphone-11-pro-ios-13-adoption-rate-google-android-10

 

How to Unbrick Your Android Phone: 4 Methods for Recovery

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-to-recover-bricked-android-phone/

 

Attackers Create Elaborate Crypto Trading Scheme to Install Malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/attackers-create-elaborate-crypto-trading-scheme-to-install-malware/

 

New PlayStation controller patent suggests PS5 will pivot to cloud gaming in a big way

PS5 could include internet-based PS Now controllers that work via cloud gaming, suggests new patent

https://www.gamesradar.com/new-playstation-controller-patent-suggests-ps5-will-pivot-to-cloud-gaming-in-a-big-way/

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Top 10 Best Linux Distro 2019 You should know Before Start using Linux

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2503915

 

What to Do When Your Home Internet Connection Underperforms

Tips for solving slow internet connections at home

https://www.lifewire.com/troubleshooting-slow-internet-connection-818125

 

Click2Mail Suffers Data Breach

Mail provider discovered customer data being used in spam messages.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/click2mail-suffers-data-breach/d/d-id/1336072

 

DCH Health System pays ransomware attackers in bid to restore operations

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/dch-health-system-pays-ransomware-attackers-in-bid-to-restore-operations/

 

Report: Microsoft makes it difficult to create local accounts in Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/30/report-microsoft-makes-it-difficult-to-create-local-accounts-in-windows-10/

 

11 Free Alternatives to Windows Operating Systems

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/free-alternatives-to-windows-operating-systems/

 

How to Stop Amazon Employees From Watching Your Cloud Cam Recordings

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-amazon-employees-from-watching-your-cloud-c-1838949389

 

How to protect yourself from online scams including ransomware and more

Prevention is the best medicine.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398647/how-to-protect-yourself-from-online-scams-including-ransomware-and-more.html

 

Scammed by Expert4help.com? Here's What to Do

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10626/scammed-expert4helpcom-heres-what-do

 

Personal Backup

Perform backups of your important files and folders on demand or on schedule with the help of this intuitive and user-friendly application

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Personal-Backup.shtml

 

Google touts privacy options, but still depends on your data

https://news.yahoo.com/google-show-off-phone-devices-070522676.html

 

Why Fraudsters Are Flying High on Airline Loyalty Programs

https://securityintelligence.com/why-fraudsters-are-flying-high-on-airline-loyalty-programs/

 

How to Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/14312-restore-windows-photo-viewer-windows-10-a.html

 

SalesPharce: Hackers Exploit Salesforce, Phish Partners and Customers

https://www.avanan.com/resources/salesforce-phishing-attack

 

How to Import Data from Another Google Sheet

https://www.howtogeek.com/442246/how-to-import-data-from-another-google-sheet/

 

iTunes is dead. Here's how to back up and sync your iPhone in MacOS Catalina

Apple killed off its syncing app for Mac, but we'll show you everything you need.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/itunes-is-dead-heres-how-to-back-up-and-sync-your-iphone-in-macos-catalina/

 

Use routines to make your smart assistant even smarter

https://www.komando.com/tips/588092/use-routines-to-make-your-smart-assistant-even-smarter

 

How to Fix It When A Disk Read Error Occurs

Windows error recovery troubleshooting

https://www.lifewire.com/repairing-disk-read-error-occurred-4687263

 

FBI: Phishing Can Defeat Two-Factor Authentication

A recent Privacy Industry Notification points to two new hacker tools that can turn a victim's browser into a credential-stealing zombie.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/fbi-phishing-can-defeat-two-factor-authentication/d/d-id/1336070

 

Data on 92M Brazilians found for sale on underground forums

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/data-breach/data-on-92m-brazilians-found-for-sale-on-underground-forums/

 

SimpleScreenRecorder is a user friendly video capturing app for Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/28/simplescreenrecorder-is-a-user-friendly-video-capturing-app-for-linux/

 

What Should You Do About the Windows Tech Support Scam?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-tech-support-scam/

 

My Fiancé Says These 'Disturbing Sites' in His Phone History Are 'Pop-Ups'

https://lifehacker.com/my-fiance-says-these-disturbing-sites-in-his-phone-hist-1838952329

 

How to save money and scan your photos digitally using your phone and Google PhotoScan

Google's free app can turn your prints into digital images in seconds, and all for free.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3434558/how-to-save-money-and-digitally-scan-your-photos-using-your-phone-and-google-photoscan.html

 

Latest Win10 Update Breaks Printing, Crashes Explorer

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10627/latest-win10-update-breaks-printing-crashes-explorer

 

Back2Life for TC

Recover any deleted files that where disposed by the Recycle Bin, with the help of this smart and straightforward Total Commander plugin.

https://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Back2Life-for-TC.shtml

 

Hackers exploiting popular social engineering 'toolkits' to refine cyber attacks

https://www.itpro.co.uk/security/34320/hackers-exploiting-popular-social-engineering-toolkits-to-refine-cyber-attacks

 

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it was hacked by the United States

https://www.grahamcluley.com/chinese-tech-firm-huawei-says-it-was-hacked-by-the-united-states/

 

How to Enable or Disable Touchpad in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141924-enable-disable-touchpad-windows-10-a.html

 

Top NSA cyber official points to ransomware attacks as key threat to 2020 elections

https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/459994-top-nsa-cyber-official-points-to-ransomware-attacks-as-key-threat-to

 

How to Use Multiple Windows of An App on Your iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/441373/how-to-use-multiple-windows-of-an-app-on-your-ipad/

 

First look at Google's new $179 wireless Pixel Buds

https://www.cnet.com/videos/first-look-at-googles-new-179-wireless-pixel-buds/

 

Which devices are more prone to viruses?

https://www.komando.com/tips/581147/which-devices-are-more-prone-to-viruses

 

How to Fix A Windows Memory Leak

Learn how to find a memory leak and fix it in Windows 7, 8, and 10

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-windows-memory-leak-4585049

 

A Murderers' Row of Poisoning Attacks

Poisoning can be used against network infrastructure and applications. Understanding how DNS cache poisoning, machine learning model poisoning, and other attacks work can help you prepare the proper antidote.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/a-murderers-row-of-poisoning-attacks/b/d-id/1336068

 

New ‘Reductor’ malware compromises machines’ encrypted TLS traffic

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/apts-cyberespionage/new-reductor-malware-compromises-machines-encrypted-tls-traffic/

 

How to import tabs from Chrome to Firefox and vice versa

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/27/how-to-import-tabs-from-chrome-to-firefox-and-vice-versa/

 

The Best Plex Apps to Make Plex Even Better

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-plex-apps-make-plex-better/

 

How to Free Up Storage Space on Your iPhone

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-free-up-storage-space-on-your-iphone-1838252883

 

Windows Sandbox: How to use Microsoft's simple virtual Windows PC to secure your digital life

Protect your real PC from harm when you try out suspicious software or sites.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3338084/how-to-use-windows-sandbox-microsoft.html

 

MIT Devises ‘Electroadhesive Stamp’ to Build Ultra-Complex Circuit Boards

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/300188-mit-devises-electroadhesive-stamp-to-build-ultra-complex-circuit-boards

 

DNSCrypt Proxy

Make sure your DNS traffic is encrypted, while the outgoing one is being authenticated based on the cryptographic signatures via this tool

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/DNSCrypt-Proxy.shtml

 

Hackers get $4.2 million from Oklahoma pension fund for retired troopers, state agents

https://oklahoman.com/article/5640503/hackers-get-42-million-from-pension-fund-for-retired-troopers-state-agents

 

The role of a secret Dutch mole in the US-Israeli Stuxnet attack on Iran

Journalists revealed the role of a mole recruited by the Dutch intelligence in the US-Israeli Stuxnet attack on the Natanz plant in Iran.

https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/90698/cyber-warfare-2/dutch-mole-stuxnet-attack.html

 

How to Enable or Disable Touchpad Tapping and Tap to Click in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141861-enable-disable-touchpad-tapping-tap-click-windows-10-a.html

 

Monster.Com Goes Mum On Web Server Leaking Resumes And CVs

https://cybersecurityventures.com/monster-com-goes-mum-on-web-server-leaking-resumes-and-cvs/

 

How to Manage Multiple Mailboxes in Outlook

https://www.howtogeek.com/441374/how-to-manage-multiple-mailboxes-in-outlook/

 

With Nest WiFi, internet routers will double as Google Assistant smart speakers

With the promise of speedy internet for every room, Google's new mesh Wi-Fi system wants to give Google Assistant a bigger footprint in our homes.

https://www.cnet.com/news/nest-wifi-adds-mics-speakers-and-google-assistant-smarts-to-a-mesh-router/

 

Sign in to Google services with just your fingerprint

https://www.komando.com/tips/587654/sign-in-to-google-services-with-just-your-fingerprint

 

13 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Computer

https://www.lifewire.com/ways-youre-screwing-up-your-computer-2624710

 

Creative Wi-Fi Passwords

Let's see a hacker figure out one of these.

https://www.darkreading.com/edge/theedge/creative-wi-fi-passwords/b/d-id/1336061

 

Major software vendor compromised with previously undocumented PortReuse backdoor

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/gaming/major-software-vendor-compromised-with-previously-undocumented-portreuse-backdoor/

Microsoft explains how machine learning improves the Windows 10 update experience

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/27/microsoft-explains-how-machine-learning-improves-the-windows-10-update-experience/

 

The 5 Best Apps for Screen Sharing on Android and iPhone

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/screen-sharing-android-iphone/

 

The Best Way to Search for Free Software Online

https://lifehacker.com/the-best-way-to-search-for-free-software-online-1838929723

 

Microsoft's next Windows 10 feature update gets a name: the Windows 10 November 2019 Update

Shouldn't Windows 10 1909 have shipped in September? Oh well, as long as there aren't any showstopper bugs.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3445217/microsofts-next-windows-10-feature-update-gets-a-name-the-windows-10-november-2019-update.html

 

Microsoft Edge

Chromium-based evolution of Microsoft's browser, built with a brand new engine and sporting a different yet familiar look, while also offering a bunch of new features along with support for Chrome extensions

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Microsoft-Edge.shtml

 

Kevin Mitnick Talks About The Latest Exploits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnmikcYYzPg&t=3s

 

Rumor: iPhone SE 2 Reportedly Will Cost $399, Use iPhone 11 SoC

https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/300239-rumor-iphone-se-2-reportedly-will-cost-399-use-iphone-11-soc

 

Multistage Phishing Attacks Target Financial Information

https://blog.knowbe4.com/multistage-phishing-attacks-target-financial-information

 

How to Turn On or Off Fix Scaling for Apps that are Blurry in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/100793-turn-off-fix-scaling-apps-blurry-windows-10-a.html

 

A huge database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/facebook-phone-numbers-exposed/

How to Move Your Linux home Directory to Another Drive

https://www.howtogeek.com/442101/how-to-move-your-linux-home-directory-to-another-hard-drive/

 

New AMC Theatres streaming service lets you rent or buy movies at home

The movie theater chain launches its own on-demand service.

https://www.cnet.com/news/amc-theatres-new-streaming-service-lets-you-rent-or-buy-movies-at-home/

 

Yes, you can access iCloud from your Android device

https://www.komando.com/tips/585950/yes-you-can-access-icloud-from-your-android-device

 

How Do I Automatically Repair Windows Problems?

Fix problems with Startup Repair, Repair Install, or Reset This PC

https://www.lifewire.com/how-do-i-automatically-repair-windows-problems-2624907

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Massive, AI-Powered Robots Are 3D-Printing Entire Rockets

Relativity Space may have the biggest metal 3D printers in the world, and they're cranking out parts to reinvent the rocket industry here—and on Mars.

https://www.wired.com/story/massive-ai-powered-robots-are-3d-printing-entire-rockets/

 

Use the Off-Facebook Activity Tool to Stop Being Stalked by Ads Online

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/off-facebook-activity-tool/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909, NOVEMBER 2019 UPDATE, RELEASE DATE DETAILS

As the Windows 10 version 1909 is finalize, Microsoft hints official release date for the end of October, early days of November 2019 — Here's are all the details.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1909-november-2019-update-release-date/

 

Firefox gets another major security upgrade

Latest update helps protect against code injection attacks

https://www.techradar.com/news/firefox-gets-another-major-security-upgrade

 

NordVPN Review: Impressive features make it a top VPN option

NordVPN is one of the best virtual private network (VPN) providers out there, due to its lack of user logs, plenty of servers, and P2P connectivity.

https://www.windowscentral.com/nordvpn-review

 

Go big or go fast: Corsair shatters the 5GHz DDR4 barrier, G.Skill unveils a monster 256GB RAM kit

Corsair's Ryzen RAM kit hits 5GHz, while 32GB DIMMs from G.Skill let you run up to 256GB in a Core i9 board

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3445367/go-big-or-go-fast-corsair-shatters-the-5ghz-ddr4-barrier-gskill-unveils-a-monster-256gb-ram-kit.html

 

Microsoft Now Enables Windows 10 Tamper Protection By Default

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-now-enables-windows-10-tamper-protection-by-default/

 

Turn on Cloud Backup for Microsoft Authenticator app on Android & iPhone

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/turn-on-cloud-backup-for-microsoft-authenticator

 

Apple’s best analyst just predicted the 2020 product pipeline of our dreams

Apple Glasses, new MacBook keyboard, iPad iPro 3D camera all reportedly on the way.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3444767/apple-s-best-analyst-just-predicted-the-2020-product-pipeline-of-our-dreams.html

 

Apple is suffocating mobile-payment rivals

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/408afc7f-a475-309c-acb8-f5ffad726ee6/apple-is-suffocating.html

 

Words With Friends DB Hacked; 620M Accounts Leaked

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10623/words-friends-db-hacked-620m-accounts-leaked

 

How “Sign in with Apple” Works and Why It’s Different

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-sign-in-with-apple-works/

 

Grab this refurbished 11.6" Samsung Chromebook for only $100

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3444479/grab-this-refurbished-11-6-samsung-chromebook-for-only-100.html

 

Shipping giant Pitney Bowes hit by ransomware

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/14/pitney-bowes-ransomware-attack/

 

Best Buy Just Leaked Pixel 4 Specs and Top Features

Best Buy Canada has the full list of Pixel 4 specs

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/pixel-4-and-pixel-4-xl-final-specs-leak

 

A popular Chromebook that can withstand drops and even spills is only $218 today

https://bgr.com/2019/10/14/chromebook-amazon-sale-rugged-spill-proof/

 

Pornhub removes Girls Do Porn, finally drawing a line at sex trafficking charges

Girls Do Porn was accused of manipulating women

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/14/20914593/pornhub-girls-do-porn-mindgeek-remove-channel-videos

 

The Best iPads Out Right Now [October 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-ipads/

 

How to Use the Files App in iOS 13 and iPadOS

The Files app is a great way to connect to online services, network servers, and external drives. Learn how to access, view, and manage files in iOS 13 and iPadOS.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/358012/how-to-use-the-files-app-in-ios-13-and-ipados

 

Don't fall for this phishing scam warning of overdue bills

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/604223/dont-fall-for-this-phishing-scam-warning-of-overdue-bills

 

6 Types of Google Search Results You Shouldn’t Trust Blindly

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-search-results-trust/

 

How to fix Wi-Fi problems on Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

If after installing the Windows 10 November 2019 Update you're experiencing Wi-Fi issues, then use these four solutions to fix the problem to get back online.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-wifi-problems-windows-10-1909/

 

Google launches USB-C Titan security key

https://www.techradar.com/news/google-launches-usb-c-titan-security-key

 

The Razer Blade 15 has the 'world's first optical laptop keyboard'

Razer promises quick and precise keystrokes on the "world's first optical laptop keyboard."

https://www.windowscentral.com/razer-announces-worlds-first-optical-keyboard-laptops

 

Microsoft's next Windows 10 feature update gets a name: the Windows 10 November 2019 Update

Shouldn't Windows 10 1909 have shipped in September? Oh well, as long as there aren't any showstopper bugs.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3445217/microsofts-next-windows-10-feature-update-gets-a-name-the-windows-10-november-2019-update.html

 

Iranian Hackers Create Credible Phishing to Steal Library Access

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iranian-hackers-create-credible-phishing-to-steal-library-access/

 

Recover Windows computer after malware attack using SmartFix

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/smartfix-fix-common-system-problem-after-malware-attack

 

Ausounds AU Stream ANC review: Impressive sound and active noise cancellation

It’s of the first pairs of true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation, and the price tag is surprisingly reasonable.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3440029/ausounds-au-stream-anc-wireless-earbuds-review.html

 

A look at Orchid’s decentralized VPN: What it means for Web3

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/look-orchid-decentralized-vpn-means-094025819.html

 

Major VOIP Security Flaws Discovered in Android

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10624/major-voip-security-flaws-discovered-android

 

PDF WIZ – Completely Free Easy-to-Use PDF Converter

https://www.maketecheasier.com/pdf-wiz-review/

 

This front and rear Chortau dash cam is a low of $38.20 today

Earning 4.5 stars in Amazon reviews, this Chortau front- and rear-view dashcam is at its lowest price ever.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3445157/this-front-and-rear-chortau-dash-cam-is-a-low-of-3820-today.html

 

Thoma Bravo makes $3.9 billion offer to acquire security firm Sophos

https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/14/thoma-bravo-makes-3-9-billion-offer-to-acquire-security-firm-sophos/

 

HP Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Your PC: What to Do

Diagnostic software could give bad guys control

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/hp-flaw-lets-hackers-hijack-your-pc-what-to-do

 

HP is blowing out prices on its devices but you gotta act fast

https://bgr.com/2019/10/14/hp-is-blowing-out-prices-on-its-devices-but-you-gotta-act-fast/

 

How to block ad tracking on your iPhone

Keep your apps from uploading your data — mostly

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/30/18644778/iphone-ad-tracking-block-how-to-data-apps-upload

 

The Best Monitors for Dual Setup [October 2019]

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-monitors-for-dual-setup/

 

Flaw in iTunes for Windows Abused for Ransomware Attacks

Hackers behind the BitPaymer ransomware strain used a vulnerability in the Bonjour updater of iTunes for Windows to evade detection from antivirus software, according to a security firm.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371261/flaw-in-itunes-for-windows-abused-for-ransomware-attacks

 

Beware of hackers exploiting iTunes to plant ransomware

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/604100/zero-day-itunes-exploit-puts-pcs-at-risk

 

Is Linux Really Immune to Viruses and Malware? Here’s the Truth

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-virus-malware-truth/

 

WHAT’S WINDOWS 10X? HERE’S THE BEST ANSWER.

Are you still wondering what's Windows 10X? Here's the best answer, and the details you need to know about the OS for dual-screen devices.

https://pureinfotech.com/whats-windows-10x-best-answer/

 

5 things you should consider before you make your next photo book

Consider costs, suss out sizes, and pick the perfect provider

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/5-things-you-should-consider-before-you-make-your-next-photo-book

 

How to install a printer using the Windows Update Catalog driver on Windows 10

Yes, you can download print drivers from the Windows Update Catalog website. Here's how, along with the steps to set up a printer.

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-install-printer-using-windows-update-catalog-driver-windows-10

 

Best mesh Wi-Fi routers: Reviews and buying advice

Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We recommend mesh Wi-Fi routers for most people, and we’ll help you find just the right one for your needs.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3394599/best-mesh-wi-fi-routers.html

 

Sodinokibi Ransomware: Following the Affiliate Money Trail

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/sodinokibi-ransomware-following-the-affiliate-money-trail/

 

HashPass let’s you generate strong password securely for free

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/hashpass-lets-you-generate-strong-password-securely-for-free

 

8 hidden features of macOS Catalina

Unheralded new features that'll improve your Mac experience.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3444585/8-hidden-features-of-macos-catalina.html

 

Roundup: Everything we know about the iPhone SE 2, and what not to expect

https://9to5mac.com/2019/10/14/iphone-se-2-price-specs-features-roundup/

 

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 November 2019 Feature Update

https://www.askvg.com/microsoft-announces-next-windows-10-feature-update-details/

 

How to Uninstall Bloatware and System Apps without Root in Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/uninstall-system-apps-without-root-android/

 

You just bought a new Amazon Echo device? Do these 6 things first

Fix these settings before you start chatting Alexa up.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3410047/6-first-things-to-do-with-your-amazon-echo.html

 

How to Adjust Touchpad Sensitivity in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/141385-adjust-touchpad-sensitivity-windows-10-a.html

 

Android TVs Finally Getting Google Assistant Routines

Hey Google, why wasn't this already here?

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/embargo-10am-eastern-104-android-tvs-finally-getting-google-assistant-routines

 

Get true wireless earbuds with touch control like AirPods for $28 instead of $159

https://bgr.com/2019/10/14/true-wireless-earbuds-vs-airpods-on-amazon/

 

How to use your Android phone as a two-factor authentication security key

A few short steps to getting a convenient new security key

https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/12/18306930/how-to-android-phone-two-factor-authentication-security-key-login

 

How to View Your Apple Keychain Passwords

https://www.techjunkie.com/view-keychain-passwords/

 

How to Download Video From Your Favorite Streaming Service

Streaming requires an internet connection, right? Nope. Here's how to download and watch videos from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and more while off the grid.

https://www.pcmag.com/article/353561/how-to-watch-amazon-and-netflix-offline

 

6,500 online stores hacked! Was your credit card info leaked?

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/603299/6500-online-stores-hacked-how-to-know-if-affected

 

Shiftphone: Sustainable, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Smartphones

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/shift-shiftphone/

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 1909, NOVEMBER 2019 UPATE: ALL NEW FEATURES AND CHANGES

UPDATED 10/11: Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update, is expected to release in October, and here are all the new features and changes that Microsoft has added to the new version thus far.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-1909-november-2019-update-features/

 

How to enable dark mode for Google Chrome

Give Chrome the dark mode treatment

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-enable-dark-mode-for-google-chrome

 

This 11-inch Acer Chromebook is just $99.99 today

https://www.windowscentral.com/11-inch-acer-chromebook-just-9999-today

 

Add massive storage with this 10TB Seagate Backup Plus drive for $200

This USB 3.0 external drive gives you a whopping 10TB of storage capacity, and also includes two USB ports to charge up other devices.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444941/add-massive-storage-with-this-10tb-seagate-backup-plus-drive-for-200.html

 

Creating Custom Windows Sandbox Configurations in Windows 10

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/creating-custom-windows-sandbox-configurations-in-windows-10/

 

What is the ProgramData folder in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/what-is-the-programdata-folder-in-windows-10

 

With Catalina, the Mac leans on Apple’s other devices

Apple’s other devices have grown up and are here to bring their own unique strengths to support the Mac.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3445361/with-catalina-the-mac-leans-on-apple-s-other-devices.html

 

Netflix will stop working on older Roku devices in December (these appear to be the 1st generation device supporting only SD(old style tv resolution) and HD resolution (720p))

The move is due to "technical limitations."

https://www.cnet.com/news/netflix-will-stop-working-on-older-roku-devices-in-december/

 

[Tip] Enable or Disable “Health Check” Option in CCleaner

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-or-disable-health-check-option-in-ccleaner/

 

Top 4 Free and Cheap Adobe Lightroom Alternatives in 2019

https://www.maketecheasier.com/adobe-lightroom-alternatives/

 

How to play music on all (or some) of your Amazon Alexa speakers at once

You can set up multi-room audio in a snap with help from Alexa.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3445381/how-to-play-music-on-all-your-amazon-alexa-speakers-at-once.html

 

How to Upgrade to Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2267-upgrade-windows-10-a.html

 

Google Says Stadia Will Outperform Consoles and PCs By Predicting Gamers' Moves

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/google-claims-stadia-will-outperform-consoles-by-predicting-players-moves

 

This sneaky AT&T fee will make you absolutely furious

https://bgr.com/2019/10/12/att-raises-prices-property-tax-fee/

 

Samsung’s new Chromebook 4 offers a refined design and USB-C charging for $229

Sayonara, barrel-tipped chargers

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20899233/samsung-chromebook-4-plus-chrome-os-usb-c-google-play-apps

 

How to Airplay to Unsupported Bluetooth Speaker

https://www.techjunkie.com/airplay-unsupported-bluetooth-speaker/

 

How to Stay Safe and Secure on Instagram

From activating two-factor authentication to restricting who can access your account or send you messages, here's how to stay safe on Facebook's photo-sharing app.

https://www.pcmag.com/feature/362969/how-to-stay-safe-and-secure-on-instagram

 

Security warning: Get ready to pay the cost if you buy one of these cheap smartphones

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/602171/security-warning-the-cost-of-cheap-smartphones

 

Speak All the Languages With This Real-Time Language Translator

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/supreme-real-time-language-translator/

 

Linux Mount And Umount Command

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2503917

 

Here's How to Measure Your Internet SpeedCategory: Networking

https://askbobrankin.com/heres_how_to_measure_your_internet_speed.html

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Security Researcher Adds Spy Chip to IT Equipment for Just $200

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/300060-security-researcher-adds-spy-chip-to-it-equipment-for-just-200

 

How to Distro Hop With a Web Browser

https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/How-to-Distro-Hop-With-a-Web-Browser-86178.html

 

The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/true-5-factchecking-websites/

 

A Realistic Threat Model for the Masses

For many people, overly restrictive advice about passwords and other security practices is doing more harm than good. Here's why.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/a-realistic-threat-model-for-the-masses/a/d-id/1335997

 

Find Out If Your OLED TV Has Burn-In Using This Tool

https://lifehacker.com/find-out-if-your-oled-tv-has-burn-in-using-this-tool-1838998564

 

California ‘boldly’ bans facial recognition in body cams, ACLU

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/privacy-compliance/california-boldly-bans-facial-recognition-in-body-cams-aclu/

 

VeraCrypt 1.24 encryption software update released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/08/veracrypt-1-24-encryption-software-update-released/

 

Warren runs a false Facebook ad to protest false Facebook ads

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren isn't happy about Facebook's policy that exempts politicians' posts from fact-checking.

https://www.cnet.com/news/warren-runs-a-false-facebook-ad-to-protest-false-facebook-ads/

 

How to Display Windows Desktop On A TV Using Chromecast

Cast movies and more to your big screen

https://www.lifewire.com/use-chromecast-to-show-windows-desktop-4129536

 

Apple’s AirPods’ Batteries Die After a Few Years and Cannot Be Replaced

https://www.maketecheasier.com/apple-airpods-batteries-die-cannot-be-replaced/

 

Consumer tech spending to top $2 trillion by 2023 thanks to smart home devices and on-demand services

AR/VR headsets, drones, robotic systems, smart home devices and on-demand services such as Netflix, Hulu and Spotify will push consumer tech spending to $2.06 trillion by 2023.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/consumer-tech-spending-to-top-2-trillion-by-2023-thanks-to-smart-home-devices-and-on-demand-services/

 

WordPad not showing text or opens with weird symbols

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/wordpad-not-showing-text

 

How to Turn On and Setup or Turn Off Calls in Your Phone app on Windows 10 PC for Android Phone

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/142187-turn-setup-turn-off-calls-your-phone-app-windows-10-a.html

 

ID, wallet, keys all in your hand: Sweden moves into the future with microchipping

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/id-wallet-keys-all-in-your-hand-sweden-moves-into-the-future-with-microchipping-71200837625

 

CrankWheel Screen Sharing for Chrome

Effortlessly share your browser's tab or window activity with the help of this interesting Chrome extension for visual content sharing

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/CrankWheel-Screen-Sharing.shtml

 

How to Turn on Two-Factor Authentication for Twitter

https://www.howtogeek.com/441411/how-to-turn-on-two-factor-authentication-for-twitter/

 

Senator's Bill Proposes Label on Products With Cameras, Mics

The Protecting Privacy in Our Homes Act would require manufacturers to use a mandatory label on any internet-connected product containing cameras or microphones.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371219/senators-bill-proposes-label-on-products-with-cameras-mics

 

Watch out for a big increase in malware that steals your passwords

https://www.komando.com/happening-now/583412/watch-out-for-a-big-increase-in-malware-that-steals-your-passwords

 

5 YouTube Cheats to Break Restrictions and Make YouTube Fun Again

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/youtube-cheats-break-restrictions/

 

Magecart Attack on Volusion Highlights Supply Chain Dangers

Attackers compromised Volusion's Google Cloud environment to load malicious skimmer code onto more than 6,500 customer sites.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/magecart-attack-on-volusion-highlights-supply-chain-dangers/d/d-id/1336053

 

How to Find Out What Woke Up Your Computer Last

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-find-out-what-woke-up-your-computer-last-1550549116

 

Tomorrow’s attacks today: How to defend against next-generation cyberattacks

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/tomorrows-attacks-today-how-to-defend-against-next-generation-cyberattacks/

 

Chrome gets a handy third-party cookies clearing option

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/06/chrome-gets-a-handy-third-party-cookies-clearing-option/

 

Don't mourn for iTunes. Here's now how to listen to music on MacOS

Once you upgrade to MacOS Catalina, iTunes gets the heave-ho. Luckily, your music stays.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/dont-mourn-for-itunes-heres-now-how-to-listen-to-music-on-macos/

 

Cortana: Microsoft's Virtual Assistant

https://www.lifewire.com/microsoft-cortana-4147978

 

How to Remove PPAs on Ubuntu-Based Distributions

https://www.maketecheasier.com/remove-ppas-ubuntu-based-distributions/

 

10 more ways Alexa can help you get your work done

Alexa offers an array of business-related skills to facilitate your workday. Check out 10 of our favorites.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-more-ways-alexa-can-help-you-get-your-work-done/

 

How to automatically Forward Email in Microsoft Outlook

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-automatically-forward-email-in-outlook

 

How to Turn On or Off Clipboard History in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/109799-turn-off-clipboard-history-windows-10-a.html

 

Elizabeth Warren ramps up battle with Facebook

"We need to do a lot more to hold Facebook accountable," Warren tweeted Sunday.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/elizabeth-warren-ramps-battle-facebook-n1065571

 

Are Windows 10 Names Becoming Too Confusing?

Microsoft has recently announced that the next feature update for Windows 10 would be called November 2019 Update for a reason that makes total sense: this update is scheduled to launch in November, so what better way to call it than using the month when it was released?

https://news.softpedia.com/news/are-windows-10-names-becoming-too-confusing-527797.shtml

 

How to Customize the Share Sheet on Your iPhone or iPad

https://www.howtogeek.com/441878/how-to-customize-the-share-sheet-on-your-iphone-or-ipad/

 

Public Safety Drives Acceptance of Facial Recognition

Most US adults consider the use of facial recognition by law enforcement acceptable when public safety is at risk—but other scenarios are not nearly as popular.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371204/pubic-safety-drives-acceptance-of-facial-recognition

 

6 clever ways to end robotext spam messages before it’s too late

https://www.komando.com/columns/590642/6-clever-ways-to-end-robotext-spam-messages-before-its-too-late

 

11 Tips to Help You Fix the Windows Blue Screen Error

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/4-tips-fix-blue-screen-error/

 

Virginia a Hot Spot

For Cybersecurity Jobs

State has highest number of people in information security roles and the most current job openings, Comparitech study finds.

https://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/virginia-a-hot-spot-for-cybersecurity-jobs/d/d-id/1336050

 

How to Prevent Apple Employees From Listening to Your Siri Commands

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-prevent-apple-employees-from-listening-to-your-s-1838972786

 

Decryptors developed for new Muhstik, HildaCrypt ransomwares

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/ransomware/decryptors-developed-for-new-muhstik-hildacrypt-ransomwares/

 

First look at OneDrive's Personal Vault feature

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/02/first-look-at-onedrives-personal-vault-feature/

 

5 best cheap home security solutions of 2019

Every one of these will cost you less than $20.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/best-cheap-home-security-solutions-of-2019/

 

Reboot vs. Reset: What's the Difference?

How reboot and reset differ and why it matters

https://www.lifewire.com/reboot-vs-reset-4157868

 

How to Use Foremost to Recover Deleted Files in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-foremost-recover-deleted-files-linux/

 

McAfee, IBM join forces for global open source cybersecurity initiative

IBM, McAfee and international consortium OASIS are coming together to offer the world a way to develop open source security technologies.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/mcafee-ibm-join-forces-for-global-open-source-cybersecurity-initiative/

 

How to add custom command line in Windows Terminal

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-custom-command-line-in-windows-terminal

 

How to Use Malicious Software Removal Tool in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6027-malicious-software-removal-tool-windows.html

 

Facts and Data Aren’t Enough to Combat Fake News

At a time when public debate around the world is suffering from a collision between facts and “alternative facts”, experts must find new ways to reach people.

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/10/10/facts-and-data-arent-enough-to-combat-fake-news/

 

Security Bug in Windows 10 Update Assistant Leaves the Door Open to Hackers

A security vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows 10 Update Assistant makes it possible for an attacker to execute code with SYSTEM privileges.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/security-bug-in-windows-10-update-assistant-leaves-the-door-open-to-hackers-527800.shtml

 

How to Automatically Delete Your YouTube History

https://www.howtogeek.com/442976/how-to-automatically-delete-your-youtube-history/

 

Latest Opera Browser Promises More Privacy, Faster Page Loads

Page loading up to 20 percent faster combined with a built-in ad blocker, tracker blocker, and free, unlimited VPN are sure to attract new users.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371195/latest-opera-browser-promises-more-privacy-faster-page-load

 

Is your TV watching everything you do? How to opt out

https://www.komando.com/tips/584420/diy-security-is-your-tv-watching-everything-you-do

 

Need a Lightweight Raspberry Pi Distro? Try DietPi!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lightweight-raspberry-pi-distro-dietpi/

 

USB Drive Security Still Lags

While USB drives are frequent pieces of business hardware, a new report says that one-third of US businesses have no policy governing their use.

https://www.darkreading.com/mobile/usb-drive-security-still-lags/d/d-id/1336047

 

UPS Will Pack and Return Your Old Internet Router for You

https://lifehacker.com/ups-will-pack-and-return-your-old-internet-router-for-y-1838972844

 

Users are the target: How employees can be the strongest line of defense

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/sc-security-ops-center/users-are-the-target-how-employees-can-be-the-strongest-line-of-defense/

 

How to create a local account in Windows 10 1909 if the option is not available

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/30/how-to-create-a-local-account-in-windows-10-1909-if-the-option-is-not-available/

 

Every way to watch movies and shows offline: Netflix, YouTube, HBO Go, Amazon Prime, Disney Plus, Hulu

These services let you binge-watch your favorite shows without worrying about spotty Wi-Fi and data. Here's how to use them.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/every-way-to-watch-movies-and-shows-offline-netflix-youtube-hbo-amazon-prime-disney-plus-hulu/

 

How to Use File History in Windows 10

https://www.lifewire.com/use-file-history-in-windows-10-3891070

 

Hospitals Under Ransomware Attack Can Only See Critical Patients

https://www.maketecheasier.com/hospitals-under-ransomware-attack/

 

AI bot predicts World Series winners

DataRobot might have to run the simulations again after the Los Angeles Dodgers were stunningly knocked out of the playoffs this week.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/ai-bot-predicts-world-series-winners/

 

How to uninstall Programs not listed in Control Panel in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/uninstall-programs-not-listed-in-control-panel

 

How to Map Network Drive or Disconnect Network Drive in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/54708-map-network-drive-windows-10-a.html

 

Games Blamed for Moral Decline and Addiction Throughout History

Fears about the effects of recreational games on society as a whole are centuries old.

https://www.snopes.com/news/2019/10/09/games-blamed-for-moral-decline-and-addiction-throughout-history/

 

CrankWheel Screen Sharing for Chrome

Effortlessly share your browser's tab or window activity with the help of this interesting Chrome extension for visual content sharing

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Internet-Applications-Addons/Chrome-Extensions/CrankWheel-Screen-Sharing.shtml

 

What Is “Mixed Content,” and Why Is Chrome Blocking It?

https://www.howtogeek.com/443032/what-is-mixed-content-and-why-is-chrome-blocking-it/

 

Most AI-Generated Deepfake Videos Online Are Porn

The deepfake porn exclusively targeted women, 99 percent of whom are actresses or musicians, and did so without their consent, according to Deeptrace, an Amsterdam-based company that specializes in detecting deepfakes.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/371193/most-ai-generated-deepfake-videos-online-are-porn

 

This is how your stolen data may be used after a breach

https://www.komando.com/cool-sites/587534/breach-clarity-explains-data-breaches

 

Turn Your Raspberry Pi Into a Media Server With Emby

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/raspberry-pi-media-server-emby/

 

Watch Out for Scams Targeting Cash App Users

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/watch-out-for-scams-targeting-cash-app-users-1838974205

 

The Navy Just Patented a Compact Fusion Reactor, but Will It Work?

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/300067-the-navy-just-patented-a-compact-fusion-reactor-but-will-it-work

 

Update iCloud for Windows Right Now to Protect Against Ransomware

https://lifehacker.com/update-icloud-for-windows-right-now-to-protect-against-1838970211

 

Du Command to get Size of Directory in Linux

https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hub_feeds/4158/feed_items/2503918

 

The 5 Best Surge Protectors in 2019

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-surge-protector/

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