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responds to the pandemic
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cornerstones of most modern corporations, Microsoft's response to
the COVID-19 outbreak matters a lot. Here's a rundown of what's
Russia-connected group pushed fake documents aimed
at political flashpoints, researchers say
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remain on alert for efforts to manipulate the 2020 election from
Russia and many other countries and nonstate actors.
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Google will guide users to virtual doctor’s visits
through Search and Maps
- Google is making it easier for consumers
to access virtual medical care options, via Search and Maps.
- It is also working to help doctors get up
to speed with phone and video-based consultations.
- The company has said it’s seen a dramatic
increase in interest for virtual care and telemedicine since the
Exclusive: Russia collecting intelligence on U.S.
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Report: Travelex paid hackers $2.3 million worth of
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Crime Drops Around the World as COVID-19 Keeps
Even among regions that have the highest levels of
violence outside a war zone, fewer people are being killed and
fewer robberies are taking place.
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These actions are endangering people’s lives by
making these historically safe spaces disturbingly unsafe.
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Facebook 'Quiet Mode' Lets You Mute Notifications,
Schedule Social Media Breaks
The tool aims to 'find the right balance' between
endless scrolling and avoiding social contact altogether.
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'Every day is a crisis': Zoom boosts its security
as scrutiny grows
“We’ve got to double down on privacy, double down
on security," Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said.
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Biologist Carl Bergstrom on coronavirus,
misinformation and why we weren’t prepared
- University of Washington professor Carl
Bergstrom has spent his career studying pandemics, infectious
disease and how misinformation spreads.
- We asked him some of our most pressing
questions about COVID-19 and the misinformation that surrounds
- He shared his thoughts on why we were so
unprepared, when he realized the COVID-19 virus would be a
pandemic and what’s coming next.
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congressionally funded Voice of America, the U.S. broadcaster that
for decades has provided independent news reporting around the
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Researchers find a way to use Face ID while wearing
a coronavirus mask
- To prevent the coronavirus from spreading,
the CDC now recommends people put on a mask or face covering when
- This has made it difficult, if not
impossible, for users to unlock Face ID and access their iPhones.
- Researchers have recently discovered an
imperfect solution to this problem.
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Google Rolls Out Android 'TalkBack' Braille
Keyboard for Visually Impaired Users
The keyboard uses a standard six-key layout in
which each key represents one of six braille dots.
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Why Microsoft should postpone Windows 10's next
feature upgrade, 2004
The latest iteration of Windows 10 is slayed to
appear this spring. But given the on-going COVID-19 pandemic,
Microsoft would be better off delaying the rollout.
Fraudsters blast consumers with stimulus check
Checks are yet to go out, but the Federal Trade
Commission has already received 55 complaints about fraud and
violation of do-not-call lists about the shady attempts.
After all this time, networking computers remains
out of the reach of the average user, and that's really
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Google creates online unemployment application with
state of New York
- The state of New York announced a
partnership with Google for an online unemployment application
- The partnership comes as New York deals
with skyrocketing job losses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Google said the system could be used in
other states as well.
Russia and China Are Spreading Lies About
Coronavirus, Pentagon Says
Windows Update Notifications Changing
Hacking the iOS/macOS webcam – Apple pays out
$75,000 to bug hunter
Surveillance methods for contact tracing. APT hacks
hundreds of Chinese VPN servers. Operation Pinball tied to
Anker unveils a pair of budget-priced Eufy indoor
home security cams
The $40 Eufy Indoor Cam 2K boasts people detection,
night vision and local storage, while a $50 version adds pan and
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14: New 'Clips' feature for
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Hangouts Chat following rebranded Google Meet,
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AT&T Reveals COVID-19 Impact on Networks: Traffic
is Way Up
The use of AT&T and its FirstNet network for first
responders has increased overall and especially for voice, with
Wi-Fi calling doubled over that of a typical pre-coronavirus day.
Scammers want your coronavirus stimulus check – 7
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Five steps Microsoft should take RIGHT NOW to help
us through the pandemic
Competitive decisions made in the past need to be
re-examined in light of the world’s current COVID-fettered state.
It’s time for Microsoft to look hard at how its behavior wreaks
unnecessary havoc on a billion customers. We need to stop the
Windows roller coaster.
Children — but also parents — adapt to life over
video chat during coronavirus pandemic
With many parts of the U.S. now almost a month into
seemingly open-ended orders to stay home, the novelty of moving
life online has begun to wear off.
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Google gets federal OK to operate subsea cable from
Taiwan to US as it nears maximum capacity in Asia
The Department of Justice granted a federal
clearance for Google to temporarily operate sub-sea level fiber
optic connections that runs from the U.S. through Taiwan.
Google’s request come as executives tout the
company’s ability to manage increased workload demands amid the
Avast Launches Security-Focused Browser for Android
Apple's next major iPhone update could completely
change how you use apps
WhatsApp Attempts to Slow Spread of Fake News
Zoom promises to improve its security and privacy
as usage (and concern) soars
The CyberWire Pro Privacy Briefing for 4.10.20
At a glance.
- Black market doing a brisk trade in
compromised Zoom credentials.
- Malvertising campaign spoofs security
- Mobile data breach reported in Pakistan.
- xHelper affects 55,000 devices.
- Medical devices potential targets of
Apple unlocks full seasons of Apple TV+ shows for
free during quarantine
Binge your days away.
Sign in with Apple FAQ: What you need to know about
Apple's single sign-on platform
It’s like signing on with Facebook or Google
without all the tracking of personal information.
Hangouts Chat following rebranded Google Meet,
becoming Google Chat
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Amazon has 5 hot coupons that are about to expire
- The Amazon site is still full of deep
discounts on popular products despite the company’s recent move to
focus more on selling essentials to hospitals.
- Discounts are available on a wide range of
popular items from AirPods Pro to a fast wireless charger on sale
for just $5.
- On top of all those great deals, Amazon
has five coupon deals on best-selling Anker products that are set
to expire in the coming days.
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IRS Plans Website to Track Stimulus Checks
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during the coronavirus pandemic is hacking. Hackers always follow
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competing against far-flung opponents as you wait out the
coronavirus pandemic. Winning is up to you.
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