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Apple’s App Store Rules Scrutinized in U.S. Antitrust Probe

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-26/apple-s-app-store-rules-scrutinized-in-u-s-antitrust-probe

 

Fighting misinformation online is 'easier than people think': Steve Ballmer

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/fighting-misinformation-online-is-easier-than-people-think-steve-ballmer-113050963.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

How to Make Google Auto-Delete Your Web and Location History

https://www.howtogeek.com/679438/how-to-make-google-auto-delete-your-web-and-location-history/

 

Zoom hires security executive from Salesforce as chief information security officer

  - Zoom said on Wednesday that it hired Jason Lee from Salesforce as its new chief information security officer.

  - Lee was senior vice president of security operations at Salesforce and before that was a security executive at Microsoft.

  - Zoom is approaching the end of a 90-day period that it gave itself to create a privacy and security plan.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/24/zoom-names-salesforces-jason-lee-chief-information-security-officer.html

 

Using UV light to kill coronavirus: The benefits and risks

UV light sanitizers are popping up as the answer to killing coronavirus on our hands and phones, but consumer devices may have more risks than they're worth.

https://www.cnet.com/health/can-uv-light-protect-you-from-coronavirus/

 

Extending Your Network With A Wireless Access Point (Good use for old routers you have replaced with new ones)

Adding a wireless access point to extend your network's range can be confusing. Many routers come with wireless capability, but you only need one router.

https://askleo.com/extending-network-wireless-access-point/

 

Stop Doing Video Conferencing Wrong

We’re stuck with video chats. Can we please follow some simple rules?

https://www.lifewire.com/stop-doing-video-conferencing-wrong-4845946

 

Replace File Explorer With This Free Windows App

https://lifehacker.com/replace-file-explorer-with-this-free-windows-app-1844168762

 

New Charges, Sentencing in Satori IoT Botnet Conspiracy

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/06/new-charges-sentencing-in-satori-iot-botnet-conspiracy/

 

10 Video Sites That Are Better Than YouTube

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-12-sites-watch-videos-youtube/

 

The inside story of the Maersk NotPetya ransomware attack, from someone who was there

https://www.grahamcluley.com/the-inside-story-of-the-maersk-notpetya-ransomware-attack/

 

Hackers Target Online Stores With Web Skimmer Hidden in Image Metadata

https://www.securityweek.com/hackers-target-online-stores-web-skimmer-hidden-image-metadata

 

Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice

Far better than ordinary power strips, these products will protect your expensive electronics from dangerous power spikes. We'll help you pick the right one for your home or small office.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3172540/best-surge-protector.html

 

Email Scammers Using Old Tricks With New Twists

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/Email-Scammers-Using-Old-Tricks-With-New-Twists-86725.html

 

The fantastic 1TB Samsung 860 EVO SSD hits $119, its lowest price yet

B&H is selling the 1TB Samsung 860 Evo for $119 right now.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3564513/the-fantastic-1tb-samsung-860-evo-ssd-hits-119-its-lowest-price-yet.html

 

Amazon Fire OS vs Android: What You'll Miss With an Amazon Device

https://gizmodo.com/amazon-fire-os-vs-android-what-youll-miss-with-an-amaz-1844025970

 

Google just made two big privacy changes you need to know right now

Google users' location and web history will now delete after 18 months by default.

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/google-just-made-two-big-privacy-changes-you-need-to-know-right-now

 

Want to customize Touch Bar on Mac? Here's how

https://macpaw.com/how-to/customize-macbook-touch-bar

 

Fake face mask ‘exemption cards’ spreading on Facebook

https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/face-mask-hoax-spreading-on-facebook/743488/

 

Microsoft Is Permanently Closing its Retail Stores

The stores in London, NYC, Sydney, and on the Redmond campus will be converted into Experience Centers.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-is-permanently-closing-its-retail-stores

 

Google Will Now Auto-Delete More User Data After 18 Months

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/google-now-auto-delete-more-160035336.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

How to Create a Timeline in Microsoft PowerPoint

https://www.howtogeek.com/677677/how-to-create-a-timeline-in-microsoft-powerpoint/

 

Apple will let iPhone users change default mail and browser apps, addressing antitrust concerns

  - When iOS 14 is released this fall, iPhone users will be able to change their default mail and browser apps from Apple’s Mail and Safari apps.

  - Apple’s HomePod will also support third-party music services, like Spotify or Pandora. 

  - Both features announced on Monday had been questioned as part of antitrust proceedings and had long been requested by developers and competitors. 

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/22/apple-allows-users-to-change-default-mail-and-browser-apps-at-wwdc.html

 

Google Pixel 4A and 4A XL rumors are heating up. Here's everything we've heard

5G, a headphone jack, Android 11 and everything else we know (or think we know) about Google's next budget phones.

https://www.cnet.com/news/google-pixel-4a-xl-rumors-headphone-jack-android-11-5g-everything-else-weve-heard/

 

How do I turn off Wi-Fi Sense (and what is it?)

Wi-Fi Sense, a new feature in Windows 10, is designed to make connecting to wireless networks easier. You'll probably want to turn off Wi-Fi Sense for privacy.

https://askleo.com/turn-off-wi-fi-sense/

 

Microsoft Will Phase Out 32-bit Versions of Windows 10

Here's What You Need to Do

https://www.lifewire.com/microsoft-will-phase-out-32-bit-versions-of-windows-10-4845364

 

How to Launch Actions in iOS 14 With a Tap on the Back

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-launch-iphone-actions-with-a-tap-on-the-back-1844127710

 

‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Files from Hundreds of Police Departments

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/06/blueleaks-exposes-files-from-hundreds-of-police-departments/

 

Ultimate Windows PC Mastery: 70+ Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials for Everyone

You may know your way around a Windows PC, but there are tons of tips, tricks, and tutorials you should be using that can make your life way easier and more productive!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-pc-mastery/

 

Man sentenced, two others charged, in connection with Satori IoT botnet

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/man-sentenced-two-others-charged-in-connection-with-satori-iot-botnet-23593.html

 

NVIDIA Patches Code Execution Flaws in GPU Drivers

https://www.securityweek.com/nvidia-patches-code-execution-flaws-gpu-drivers

 

Samsung Blu-ray players across the country are stuck in a mysterious boot loop

Samsung says it’s looking into the mysterious problem.

https://www.techhive.com/article/3563367/samsung-blu-ray-players-are-stuck-in-a-mysterious-boot-loop.html

 

Nintendo to Retreat From Mobile Gaming: Report

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/Nintendo-to-Retreat-From-Mobile-Gaming-Report-86727.html

 

Best Buy's massive sale brings huge drops on PCs, monitors, and more

Save $360 on a Surface Pro 7.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3563879/best-buys-massive-sale-brings-huge-drops-on-pcs-monitors-and-more.html

 

Adobe Flash Is Actually Going to Die This Time, For Real

https://gizmodo.com/adobe-flash-is-actually-going-to-die-this-time-for-rea-1844057085

 

Ransomware spoofs COVID-19 contact-tracing app: What to do

Malware mimics official Canadian contact-tracing app before it's even available

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/canada-covid-ransomware

 

How to use your Mac with the lid closed

https://macpaw.com/how-to/use-mac-clamshell-mode

 

Your phone has a hidden map tracking everywhere you’ve been

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/apple-your-iphone-is-secretly-mapping-you/465598/

 

How Might Apple's ARM Silicon Perform in Future Macs? We Ran Some Benchmarks!

Macs will transition to Apple-designed chips that, according to our tests, are already better-performing (in some respects) than some Intel CPUs in today's Macs. But the software changes required to support the transition could be more difficult and important.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/how-might-apples-arm-silicon-perform-in-future-macs-we-ran-some-benchmarks

 

Times are uncertain: Are you paying too much for your mobile phone plan?

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/yahoo-mobile-wireless-plan-no-contract-181547246.html

 

How to Integrate Your iPhone with a Windows PC or Chromebook

https://www.howtogeek.com/674922/how-to-integrate-your-iphone-with-a-windows-pc-or-chromebook/

 

Apple is turning your iPhone into a digital car key

  - Apple announced an upgrade to its iOS operating system that will allow drivers to use their iPhones as digital car keys that can unlock and start their vehicles.

  - Users of the digital keys can share them securely with a family member or other trusted contact via an iMessage.

  - Apple’s digital keys will be available to drivers of the 2021 BMW 5-series starting in July this year. The feature will be part of Apple’s upcoming iOS 14 software and the current version, iOS 13.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/22/apple-ios-14-turns-iphone-into-car-key.html

 

10 new WatchOS 7 features I can't wait to try on my Apple Watch

Sleep tracking, new watch faces, better fitness tracking and two new health tools. Here are the most important updates coming to your Apple Watch.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/10-new-watchos-7-features-i-cant-wait-to-try-on-my-apple-watch/

 

Does Having a Publicly Visible Wi-Fi Password Add Security Compared to an Open Wi-Fi Hotspot?

Using a password protected WPA2 hotspot is a minor inconvenience for a very significant level of additional security. I'll explain...

https://askleo.com/does_having_a_publicly_visible_wifi_password_add_security_compared_to_an_open_wifi_hotspot/

 

How to Create a Slideshow With Google Photos

Show off your favorite pics with a Google Photo slideshow

https://www.lifewire.com/create-google-photos-slideshow-4177771

 

What You Need to Know About the Latest Chrome Extension Malware Campaign

https://lifehacker.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-latest-chrome-extension-1844138442

 

Snag a refurbished Kindle with a 1-year warranty for $35

Woot is selling the refurbished eighth-generation (2016) Kindle for just $35.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3563760/woots-selling-a-refurbished-kindle-with-a-1-year-warranty-for-35.html

 

6 Apps to Find What Facebook Knows About You (And How to Block It)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-facebook-knows-about-you/

 

Microsoft’s decision to shutter its retail stores is a mistake

https://www.digitaltrends.com/opinion/microsoft-stores-closing-mistake/

 

IBM Discloses Tenda Powerline Extender Flaws Apparently Ignored by Vendor

https://www.securityweek.com/ibm-discloses-tenda-powerline-extender-flaws-apparently-ignored-vendor

 

Facebook will now alert users before sharing old articles on the social network

https://9to5mac.com/2020/06/26/facebook-will-now-alert-users-before-sharing-old-articles-on-the-social-network/#more-653969

 

Twitter Apologies for Data Security Incident

https://www.technewsworld.com/story/Twitter-Apologies-for-Data-Security-Incident-86726.html

 

Snag a refurbished Kindle with a 1-year warranty for $35

Woot is selling the refurbished eighth-generation (2016) Kindle for just $35.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3563760/woots-selling-a-refurbished-kindle-with-a-1-year-warranty-for-35.html

 

It's Hard to Imagine Ever Finding a Smaller Travel Mouse Than This

https://gizmodo.com/its-hard-to-imagine-ever-finding-a-smaller-travel-mouse-1844056945

 

iOS 14 will give your AirPods a killer upgrade

Apple's iOS 14 is introducing Optimized Battery Charging for AirPods

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/ios-14-will-give-your-airpods-a-killer-upgrade

 

The Quick Way to Resize Images on Mac

https://macpaw.com/how-to/resize-images-mac

 

Top 15 security, speed and productivity tips for your PC

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/security-speed-and-productivity-tips/742918/

 

Report: iPhone 12 Will Include a 20W Charger

Will all four models ship with it in the box, though?

https://www.pcmag.com/news/report-iphone-12-will-include-a-20w-charger

 

Microsoft to Close Down All Retail Stores

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/microsoft-close-down-retail-stores-145256005.html

 

How to Delete Facebook Posts in Bulk From iPhone and Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/677028/how-to-delete-facebook-posts-in-bulk-from-iphone-and-android/

 

Zoom will no longer allow Chinese government requests to impact users outside mainland China

  - Zoom said it’s building software that can remove or block meeting participants based on location.

  - The company said it had suspended and then reinstated the account of a person who had held a meeting to commemorate the 1989 protests in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, which the Chinese government objected to.

  - Silicon Valley-based Zoom has seen an influx of usage in recent months, including in China, as coronavirus took hold.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/11/zoom-wont-let-chinese-government-requests-affect-users-outside-china.html

 

7 new iOS 14 features Apple borrowed from Android to make the iPhone better

Google was ahead of the curve on these features that Apple announced for the iPhone at WWDC 2020.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/ios-14-features-apple-iphone-borrowed-android-wwdc-2020/

 

Why am I getting limited connectivity at my local open wifi hotspot?

When you are connected to a wireless network, but cannot get to the internet, it's because an IP address has not been assigned to you. So how do you fix that?

https://askleo.com/why-am-i-getting-limited-connectivity-at-my-local-open-wifi-hotspot/

 

Google Photos Gets a Major Feature and Design Makeover

The new app front-loads search, adds a map view, and gets a new icon

https://www.lifewire.com/google-photos-gets-a-major-feature-and-design-makeover-5069749

 

What 'Incognito Mode' Can and Can't Do to Protect Your Data

https://lifehacker.com/what-incognito-mode-can-and-cant-do-to-protect-your-dat-1843888437

 

Debilitating 'Outlook needs to close' bug linked to a bad Windows cumulative update

Microsoft has acknowledged that a combination of the June 2-or-later version of Microsoft 365 (nee Office 365) and the June Win10 cumulative updates cause Outlook to disavow its PST files. The source of the problem seems to be a bug in the cumulative updates.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3563750/debilitating-outlook-needs-to-close-bug-linked-to-a-bad-windows-cumulative-update.html

 

Are Surge Protectors Necessary? Here’s What They Really Do

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/do-you-really-need-a-surge-protector/

 

TikTok and 53 other iOS apps still snoop your sensitive clipboard data

Passwords, bitcoin addresses and anything else in clipboards are free for the taking.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/06/tiktok-and-53-other-ios-apps-still-snoop-your-sensitive-clipboard-data/

 

Police Raids Target Users of Illegal Online Forum in Germany

https://www.securityweek.com/police-raids-target-users-illegal-online-forum-germany

 

Griffin brings its classic Survivor case line to the new iPhone SE

https://9to5mac.com/2020/06/27/griffin-survivor-iphone-se-cases-slim-with-big-protection/#more-653500

 

Microsoft Releases Windows File Recovery Tool

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/237109/microsoft-releases-windows-file-recovery-tool

 

Need an affordable laptop? This Ryzen-powered Asus VivoBook is just $299

Walmart is selling a 15.6-inch 1080p Asus VivoBook with a Ryzen processor for $299.

https://www.techconnect.com/article/3534708/need-an-affordable-laptop-this-ryzen-powered-asus-vivobook-is-just-309.html

 

Researchers Have Found a Way to Listen In On Your Conversations Using Light Bulb Vibrations

https://gizmodo.com/researchers-have-found-a-way-to-listen-in-on-your-conve-1844017299

 

Apple watchOS7 will be a game changer — here’s why

The Apple Watch will become the top sleep tracking tool, despite its drawbacks

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/apple-watchos7-will-be-a-game-changer-heres-why

 

How to ensure your Safari privacy

https://macpaw.com/how-to/ensure-safari-privacy

 

Google will auto-delete your records after 18 months – here’s how to remove the data now

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/google-will-auto-delete-your-records/743394/

 

Latest Opera Browser Has Twitter Built-In

By building Twitter into the sidebar, Opera is offering a convenient way for regular users to access their feed, search, direct messages, and to tweet with a single click.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/latest-opera-browser-has-twitter-built-in

 

'Enormous vulnerability': Online shoppers have lost millions to fraud during lockdown

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/online-shopping-cyber-security-tools-192257495.html

 

Apple's Beefiest MacBook Pro Has a New, Speedier GPU Option

https://theinventory.com/apples-beefiest-macbook-pro-has-a-new-speedier-gpu-opt-1844066891?ks=streamshare

 

Should You Switch to Verizon's New Unlimited Prepaid Plan?

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/should-you-switch-to-verizons-new-unlimited-prepaid-pla-1844164412

 

Why More and More Video Monitors Are Relying on USB-C

https://gizmodo.com/why-more-and-more-video-monitors-are-relying-usb-c-1844110486

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Chrome for Android Gets Improvements

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10775/chrome-android-gets-improvements

 

How Your Smartphone’s Video Camera Does Its Magic

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/311446-how-your-smartphones-video-camera-does-its-magic

 

How to remove Google Meet from Gmail sidebar

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-remove-google-meet-from-gmail-sidebar/

 

MICROSOFT DEFENDER ANTIVIRUS NOW AVAILABLE ON ANDROID AS PREVIEW

Microsoft delivers the first preview of its antivirus for Android devices and customers try it right now.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-defender-antivirus-android-preview/

 

Take screenshots at regular intervals automatically with AutoScreenshot

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/20/take-screenshots-at-regular-intervals-automatically-with-autoscreenshot/

 

How to Uninstall Cortana After May 2020 Update

https://www.maketecheasier.com/uninstall-cortana-windows-10/

 

Variant of Mac malware ‘Shlayer’ spreads via poisoned web searches

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malware/variant-of-mac-malware-shlayer-spreads-via-poisoned-web-searches/

 

Stop Avoiding Backup

We’re as afraid to talk about backup and data loss as we are death

https://www.lifewire.com/stop-avoiding-backup-5069457

 

How to Add or Remove Allowed Apps through Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10

https://mail.yahoo.com/d/3/edit/3407723489?.src=fp

 

This Is the New “Sidebar Search” for Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has enabled a new search feature in Microsoft Edge Canary and Dev, allowing users to search for information in a side bar without leaving the current tab.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/this-is-the-new-sidebar-search-for-microsoft-edge-530364.shtml

 

Contact Tracing & Threat Intel: Broken Tools & Processes

How epidemiology can solve the people problem in security.

https://www.darkreading.com/operations/contact-tracing-and-threat-intel-broken-tools-and-processes/a/d-id/1338123

 

21 Essential Tips for First-Time Chromebook Users

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tips-first-time-chromebook-user/

 

FCC to Vote on Establishing '988' as the New Suicide Prevention Hotline

https://gizmodo.com/fcc-to-vote-on-establishing-988-as-the-new-suicide-prev-1844134766

 

'Lucifer' malware targets Windows machines using NSA exploits: Protect yourself now

Lucifer malware creates all sorts of havoc on infected machines

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/lucifer-malware-windows

 

Comcast is the first ISP to join Mozilla's push for more secure browsing

Comcast will offer encrypted DNS services through the Firefox maker.

https://www.engadget.com/comcast-joins-mozilla-secure-browsing-push-222901651.html

 

47 apps filling smartphones with malware – see the list

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/delete-these-malicious-apps-from-your-device/743240/

 

Google to Auto-Delete Data by Default For New Accounts

The option will be set to 18 months as standard, but can be turned off or tweaked.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/google-to-auto-delete-data-by-default-for-new-accounts

 

How to add a site to Tracking Prevention Exceptions list in Edge browser

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/add-site-in-tracking-prevention-exceptions-in-edge/

 

How to set up network file sharing on Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you can quickly share files with other users over a network — Here are three ways on how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/setup-network-file-sharing-windows-10/

 

Mozilla will launch Mozilla VPN in the coming weeks

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/19/mozilla-will-launch-mozilla-vpn-in-the-coming-weeks/

 

Do I Need Swap in Ubuntu? The Realistic Approach

https://www.maketecheasier.com/need-swap-in-ubuntu/

 

Web-skimming scam infected e-commerce sites on three continents

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/web-skimming-scam-infected-e-commerce-sites-on-three-continents/

 

Google Now Highlights and Links to In-Page Results on Search Pages

Page snippets show in results and take you to the spot on the web page

https://www.lifewire.com/google-surfaces-in-page-results-on-search-pages-4846805

 

How to Add or Remove Dropbox Context Menu in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/158955-how-add-remove-dropbox-context-menu-windows.html

 

Microsoft Launches Its Windows 10 Antivirus on Android

Microsoft has recently announced the very first preview build of its antivirus app for Android devices, a few months after the company confirmed that it’s bringing the security product to mobile devices.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-launches-its-windows-10-antivirus-on-android-530344.shtml

 

Another Record-Breaking DDoS Attack Signals Shift in Criminal Methods

Malicious botnet sources explode in new attacks that push boundaries in terms of volume and duration.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/another-record-breaking-ddos-attack-signals-shift-in-criminal-methods/d/d-id/1338177

 

How to Sync Your Google Calendar With Your To-Do List

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sync-google-calendar-to-do-list/

 

Acer's Swift 5 Will Be One of the First Laptops With Intel's Fancy New Integrated XE Graphics

https://gizmodo.com/acers-swift-5-will-be-one-of-the-first-laptops-with-int-1844131828

 

Best free Zoom backgrounds

Download these free Zoom backgrounds to make video calls more fun

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/best-free-zoom-backgrounds

 

Demographic report on protests shows how much info our phones give away

Mobilewalla gathered cellphone data from Black Lives Matter protestors in four cities.

https://www.engadget.com/mobilewalla-data-broker-demographics-protests-214841548.html

 

Best charging cables for your iPhone or Android smartphone

https://www.komando.com/smartphones-gadgets/best-smartphone-charging-cables/742953/

 

Burner Accounts 101: How to Get Extra Numbers for a Smartphone

When you don't want to hand out your own phone number, don't buy a separate phone, just download one of these burner apps to your existing smartphone.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/burner-accounts-101-how-to-get-extra-numbers-for-a-smartphone

 

How to enable Windows Spellchecker in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/enable-windows-spellchecker-in-chrome-edge/

 

How to enable hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling on Windows 10

Windows 10 introduces new hardware scheduling feature allowing GPUs to manage their own memory to improve experience, and here's how to enable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-hardware-accelerated-gpu-scheduling-windows-10/

 

Some Chrome users are getting signed out automatically on Windows 10 version 2004

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/15/some-chrome-users-are-getting-signed-out-automatically-on-windows-10-version-2004/

 

How to Enable Last Active Click for Windows 10 Taskbar

https://www.maketecheasier.com/enable-last-active-click-windows-taskbar/

 

Don’t be the weakest link in a widespread attack

https://www.scmagazine.com/infosec-world-2020/dont-be-the-weakest-link-in-a-widespread-attack/

 

Don't Fall for the Latest Coronavirus Scam, Says Microsoft

Beware of Excel attachments that claim to be from John Hopkins

https://www.lifewire.com/dont-fall-for-latest-coronavirus-scam-says-microsoft-4845860

 

How to Add or Remove Move to OneDrive Context Menu in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/127208-add-remove-move-onedrive-context-menu-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft Edge on Windows 7: Everything You Need to Know

The migration of Microsoft Edge from EdgeHTML to Chromium allowed Microsoft to make the browser a cross-platform application, so instead of being limited to just Windows 10, it’s also available on other Windows and non-Windows platforms.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-edge-on-windows-7-everything-you-need-to-know-530343.shtml

 

Apple Buys Fleetsmith

The fleet management company becomes part of Apple in a deal announced today.

https://www.darkreading.com/operations/apple-buys-fleetsmith/d/d-id/1338171

 

How to Manage Your Tasks Using the Japanese Kanban Technique

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/manage-tasks-using-japanese-kanban-technique/

 

The Biggest Privacy Changes Coming to iOS in 2020

https://gizmodo.com/the-biggest-privacy-changes-coming-to-ios-in-2020-1844122257

 

Nvidia patches 12 serious security flaws — what to do right now

This dirty dozen of security flaws needs to be zapped right away

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/nvidia-12-security-patches

 

Apple's new tools can help developers port Chrome extensions to Safari

Big Sur includes a handy plug-in converter.

https://www.engadget.com/apple-big-sur-safari-extensions-195626248.html

 

How to remove viruses from your iPhone or iPad

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/how-to-remove-viruses-from-your-iphone-or-ipad/395426/

 

Avast Discovers 47 Games on Google Play Contain Adware

According to Avast, 17 of the 47 apps remain available to download.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/avast-discovers-47-games-on-google-play-contain-adware

 

Best Vivaldi Browser Tips and Tricks

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/vivaldi-browser-tips-and-tricks/

 

Amazon Prime Video app arrives to Windows 10

Amazon finally builds a Prime Video app for Windows 10, and you can download it now from the Microsoft Store.

https://pureinfotech.com/amazon-prime-video-app-windows-10/

 

Windows privacy tool O&O ShutUp10 is ready for Windows 10 version 2004

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/12/windows-privacy-tool-oo-shutup10-is-ready-for-windows-10-version-2004/

 

How to Automatically Delete Pagefile.sys on Shutdown in Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/delete-pagefilesys-shutdown-windows10/

 

NetWalker claims credit for attack on Crozer-Keystone Health System

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/health-care/netwalker-claims-credit-for-attack-on-crozer-keystone-health-system/

 

Two Popular VPNs Found With Critical Security Flaws

Be sure to update your VPN to avoid being hacked

https://www.lifewire.com/two-popular-vpns-found-with-critical-security-flaws-4844666

 

How to Add or Remove Google Drive Context Menu in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/158948-how-add-remove-google-drive-context-menu-windows.html

 

Google Backup and Sync (Google Drive)

Keep and share anything with this storage utility that integrates into Gmail and Google+, allowing you to open numerous file types in the web browser

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/File-Sharing/Google-Drive.shtml

 

No Internet Access? Amid Protests, Here's How to Tell Whether the Government Is Behind it

Government-mandated Internet shutdowns occur far more regularly than you might expect.

https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/no-internet-access-amid-protests-heres-how-to-tell-whether-the-government-is-behind-it/d/d-id/1338169

 

How to Clean Your Dirty iPhone: A Step-by-Step Guide

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clean-iphone-guide/

 

Leaked Benchmarks Suggest Next Surface Laptop 4 Ships With AMD CPUs

https://gizmodo.com/leaked-benchmarks-suggest-next-surface-laptop-4-ship-wi-1844118681

 

Chrome on Android is getting more secure — here's how

Google will likely bring security-checkup tools to Chrome on Android

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/chrome-on-android-is-getting-more-secure-heres-how

 

Google adds group video calls to Duo and Meet on smart displays

You'll soon be able to chat with more than one person via Duo or Meet.

https://www.engadget.com/google-smart-display-group-video-duo-meet-173054187.html

 

How to protect your Android from malicious apps

https://www.komando.com/smartphones-gadgets/how-to-protect-your-android-from-malicious-apps/742949/

 

Former Intel Engineer Explains Why Apple Switched to ARM

Apparently the quality assurance of Skylake processors was so bad Apple decided it had to make the leap.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/former-intel-engineer-explains-why-apple-switched-to-arm

 

Windows Security says No Security Providers in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-security-no-security-providers/

 

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall

A basic inbound and outbound firewall application that provides you with an extra security layer for your computer, blocking unauthorized access

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Firewall/ZoneAlarm-Free.shtml

 

Windows 10 Start Menu Gets New Look

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10776/windows-10-start-menu-gets-new-look

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Your Phone Is Secretly Always Recording: How to Stop Google From Listening

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-google-android-listening/

 

MONEY IN EXCEL ARRIVES FOR MICROSOFT 365 SUBSCRIBERS

Money in Excel is now available for download to make easier to manage your household finances with easy bank history import, graphs, and more.

https://pureinfotech.com/money-excel-download-microsoft-365/

 

How to send voice tweets on Twitter

Speak your mind in 140 seconds or less

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-send-voice-tweets-on-twitter

 

The best selling laptop on Amazon - Acer Aspire 5 review

https://www.pcworld.com/video/103859/the-best-selling-laptop-on-amazon-acer-aspire-5-review

 

FCC set to finalize 988 as the new National Suicide Prevention Hotline phone number

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/23/fcc-suicide-prevention-hotline/

 

What to Do With an Old Computer You’ve Been Given – What I Did With Mine

When I'm given an old computer, there are a few things I do for the safety of the original owners, myself, and the planet.

https://askleo.com/what-to-do-with-old-computers/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J035137ySpdfbL

 

Surface Pro X June 15 update fails to apply, leaving Windows Update in a loop

The update doesn't interfere with using your PC, but it leaves Windows Update in a weird state.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-pro-x-june-15-update-fails-install-leaving-windows-update-loop

 

FBI warns of increased hacking risk if using mobile banking apps

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fbi-warns-of-increased-hacking-risk-if-using-mobile-banking-apps/

 

Become a Google Search Master (here's how)

https://askbobrankin.com/become_a_google_search_master_heres_how.html

 

Amazon Fire HD 8 and HD 8 Plus Review

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/amazon-fire-hd-8-hd-165236750.html

 

New Ransomware-as-a-Service Tool ‘Thanos’ Shows Connections to ‘Hakbit’

https://www.recordedfuture.com/thanos-ransomware-builder/

 

The 8 Best Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) of 2020

Keep your essential devices up and running in emergency situations

https://www.lifewire.com/best-uninterrupted-power-supplies-4142625

 

What is pretexting? Definition, examples and prevention

Scammers use email, text, or phone calls to win trust and gain access to data and accounts under false pretexts

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3546299/what-is-pretexting-definition-examples-and-prevention.html

 

Ransomware: Hackers took just three days to find this fake industrial network and fill it with malware

Researchers set up a tempting honeypot to monitor how cyber criminals would exploit it. Then it came under attack.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-hackers-took-just-three-days-to-find-this-fake-industrial-network-and-fill-it-with-malware/

 

You shouldn’t buy a new Mac right now

After what Apple showed at WWDC, you’d be crazy to buy a new Mac right now.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3563738/you-shouldnt-buy-a-new-mac-right-now.html

 

The iPad Will Soon Allow Gamers to Play Using a Mouse and Keyboard

https://gizmodo.com/the-ipad-will-soon-allow-gamers-to-play-using-a-mouse-a-1844136823

 

Olympus is getting out of the camera business

The company that bought VAIO now wants Zuiko and OM-D

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/24/21301460/olympus-selling-camera-division-jip-vaio

 

Best of iOS 14: The 20 most exciting new features for iPhone and iPad

  - The iOS 14 beta release is already here now that the WWDC 2020 keynote has ended.

  - iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 come with a variety of exciting features that will improve the overall iPhone and iPad experience. The list includes new features that are possible thanks to wearable devices like the AirPods and the Apple Watch, or HomeKit smart home devices.

  - Widgets, better Messages management, iPhone as a car key, smart Siri, and the new Translate app are a few of the standout features we’ve highlighted below.

https://bgr.com/2020/06/22/ios-14-beta-release-top-10-new-iphone-features-wwdc-2020/

 

How To Delete All Unread Emails In Yahoo Mail

https://www.techjunkie.com/delete-all-unread-emails-yahoo/

 

Former Intel Engineer Explains Why Apple Switched to ARM

Apparently the quality assurance of Skylake processors was so bad Apple decided it had to make the leap.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/former-intel-engineer-explains-why-apple-switched-to-arm

 

Scary new malware spreading through Google search

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/malware-spreading-through-google-search/743207/

 

24 Google Docs Templates That Will Make Your Life Easier

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/24-google-docs-templates-will-make-life-easier/

 

Microsoft Defender Antivirus gets UEFI protection on Windows 10

If you have a Windows 10 device using UEFI, Microsoft Defender Antivirus will now alert you of attacks and malware on the firmware.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-defender-antivirus-uefi-protection-windows-10/

 

How to back up an iPhone: the definitive guide to secure your phone

Backing up your iPhone can save your data from tech limbo

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-back-up-an-iphone

 

Opera integrates Twitter into new Opera 69 browser

The Twitter sidebar is just the web experience, in an easy-to-find location.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3564254/opera-integrates-twitter-into-new-opera-69-browser.html

 

Apple will let you emulate old apps and run iOS apps on ARM Macs

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/22/apple-will-let-you-emulate-old-apps-and-run-ios-apps-on-arm-macs/

 

What Is “about:blank” and How Do I Get Rid of It? Why It’s Not Malware, and How You Can Use It

About:blank is a special blank page in browsers that appears due to problems, malware, or malware removal. It can also be a useful home page.

https://askleo.com/what_is_aboutblank_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J035137ySpdfbL

 

Best Free Antivirus for Windows 10 in 2020

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-free-antivirus

 

AdBlock is causing YouTube video errors in Microsoft Edge

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/adblock-is-causing-youtube-video-errors-in-microsoft-edge/

 

Geekly Update - 24 June 2020

https://askbobrankin.com/geekly_update_24_june_2020.html

 

This bricklaying robot could build 100 to 300 homes a year

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/bricklaying-robot-could-build-100-150002512.html

 

40% of Consumers Hold CEO Personally Responsible for Ransomware Attacks, Research Shows

Public apologies, fines and even prison sentences wanted as punishment for CEOs who fail to protect their businesses

https://www.veritas.com/news-releases/2020-06-08-40-percent-of-consumers-hold-ceo-personally-responsible-for-ransomware-attacks-research-shows

 

What Is Desktop Publishing?

Desktop publishing is the design of pages for print and the Web

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-desktop-publishing-1073862

 

New Survey Reveals Cybersecurity Training is Missing the Mark as Employees Work around Company Security Policies (just remember they are working with your information)

With Global Cybersecurity Threats on the Rise, Investment in Security Training is Essential to Drive Cultural Change and Business Success

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/06/03/2042632/0/en/New-Survey-Reveals-Cybersecurity-Training-is-Missing-the-Mark-as-Employees-Work-around-Company-Security-Policies.html

 

SpaceX: We've launched 32,000 Linux computers into space for Starlink internet

SpaceX engineers also reveal machine learning is not used on the Dragon and Falcon spacecraft.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/spacex-weve-launched-32000-linux-computers-into-space-for-starlink-internet/

 

The Mac’s future is on a collision course with the iPad

What’s a Mac, anyway? Apple’s WWDC announcements make us wonder.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3563739/the-macs-future-is-on-a-collision-course-with-the-ipad.html

 

Apparently, Contract Violations Are Punishable Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

https://gizmodo.com/apparently-contract-violations-are-punishable-under-the-1844133987

 

Netflix is making it easier for people to remove titles from their ‘continue watching’ row

For those movies you thought you might be into but weren’t

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/23/21300987/netflix-continue-watching-row-remove-movie-tv-show-title-homepage

 

Windows 10 will finally fix Google Chrome’s biggest flaw

  - Microsoft’s new Windows 10 May 2020 Update includes a change that could result in Google Chrome’s RAM usage problem finally being resolved.

  - Windows 10 version 2004 introduces segment heap memory improvements that should help to reduce memory usage of all Win32 apps, of which Chrome is one.

  - Microsoft says these improvements have made the Edge browser use 27% less memory.

https://bgr.com/2020/06/18/chrome-ram-usage-fix-windows-10-update/

 

How To Switch Out Of S Mode In Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/switch-out-s-mode-windows-10/

 

Amazon Launches Counterfeit Crimes Unit to Target Bogus Products, Sellers

The global team is dedicated to taking down fake products and the folks who sell them.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/amazon-launches-counterfeit-crimes-unit-to-target-bogus-products-sellers

 

How to protect your Android from malicious apps

https://www.komando.com/smartphones-gadgets/how-to-protect-your-android-from-malicious-apps/742949/

 

6 Ways to Find All Accounts Linked to Your Email Address or Phone Number

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/find-all-accounts-linked-to-email-address/

 

How to schedule email in Outlook app

You can schedule an email to send later, and in this guide, you'll learn the steps to use the feature in Outlook.

https://pureinfotech.com/schedule-email-outlook-app/

 

Photoshop Camera tips: 9 ways to master Adobe’s AI camera app

The best ways to get maximum fun from Photoshop Camera

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/photoshop-camera-tips-9-ways-to-master-adobes-ai-camera-app

 

Get a fast 256GB Samsung EVO microSD card for just $34

The Samsung Evo Select 256GB microSD card is just $34 on Amazon.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3563882/get-a-fast-samsung-evo-256gb-microsd-card-for-just-34.html

 

Apple adds a dedicated biking feature to Maps in iOS 14

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/22/apple-adds-a-dedicated-biking-feature-to-maps-in-ios-14/

 

Am I Too Old to Start a Career in IT? Revealing the Key to Success

Technical careers are for people with passion. If you love it, you will be good at it. I give my recommendations for a career change. Spoiler: start by doing!

https://askleo.com/too-old-to-start-a-career-in-it/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=J035137ySpdfbL

 

Microsoft admits June Windows 10 Patch Tuesday updates causing crashes

Another Windows 10 Update is causing crashes to people's systems.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-admits-june-windows-10-update-causing-crashes

 

New WastedLocker Ransomware distributed via fake program updates

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-wastedlocker-ransomware-distributed-via-fake-program-updates/

 

Is Microsoft Edge Taking Over?

https://askbobrankin.com/is_microsoft_edge_taking_over.html

 

Apple Reveals iOS 14 for iPhones With Widgets, App Library

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-reveals-ios-14-iphones-142402242.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Here's what that Capital One court decision means for corporate cybersecurity

https://www.cyberscoop.com/capital-one-incident-response-mandiant-decision/

 

Windows Timeline: What It Is and How to Use It

Keep track of our computer and smartphone app history with Timeline

https://www.lifewire.com/windows-timeline-4165787

 

Never forget your password with this Python encryption algorithm

This unique algorithm using Python and Shamir's Secret Sharing protects your master password from hackers and your own forgetfulness.

https://opensource.com/article/20/6/python-passwords?sc_cid=7013a000002gXvyAAE

 

Twice entangled: Fake ransomware decryptor encrypts victims’ files again; Honda victim of ransomware

https://www.scmagazineuk.com/twice-entangled-fake-ransomware-decryptor-encrypts-victims-files-again-honda-victim-ransomware/article/1685702

 

The iPad isn’t getting iOS 14’s best feature

Where is App Library for the iPad?

https://www.macworld.com/article/3563916/the-ipad-isnt-getting-ios-14s-best-feature.html

 

The iPad Will Soon Allow Gamers to Play Using a Mouse and Keyboard

https://gizmodo.com/the-ipad-will-soon-allow-gamers-to-play-using-a-mouse-a-1844136823

 

Apple’s new iOS 14 home screen brings Windows Phone Live Tiles back to life

Windows Phone might be dead, but Live Tiles live on

https://www.theverge.com/21299727/apple-ios-14-home-screen-widgets-windows-phone-live-tiles

 

Samsung just patented a new smartphone design, and I’m ready to buy it right now

  - A patent filing has been published that purports to show a new Samsung phone with a much-improved camera setup.

  - The idea shown in this patent is to bring a six-camera array (including five wide-angle lenses and a zoom camera) possibly to a new Samsung Galaxy phone.

  - The patent documentation was published late last week.

https://bgr.com/2020/06/16/new-samsung-phone-with-six-cameras-patent-details/

 

How To Shrink Or Hide The Cortana Search Bar In Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/shrink-hide-cortana-search-bar-windows-10/

 

New GOP Bill Would Cripple End-to-End Encryption

Unsurprisingly, US Attorney General William Barr also supports the Senate bill. However, critics say the proposed legislation would come at the cost of user privacy.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/gop-senators-try-to-cripple-end-to-end-encryption-with-new-bill

 

How to remove viruses from your iPhone or iPad

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/how-to-remove-viruses-from-your-iphone-or-ipad/395426/

 

The 25 Best Open Source Video Games in 2020

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/open-source-video-games/

 

MICROSOFT TEAMS PERSONAL NOW AVAILABLE AS PREVIEW FOR IOS AND ANDROID

Microsoft expands Teams to regular users with the same work experience, but with features designed for consumers.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-teams-personal-ios-android-download/

 

How to block a number on iPhone and Android

This will help you block spam texts and calls

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-block-a-number-on-iphone-and-android

 

Best Buy's massive sale brings huge drops on PCs, monitors, and more

Save $360 on a Surface Pro 7.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3563879/best-buys-massive-sale-brings-huge-drops-on-pcs-monitors-and-more.html

 

Dropbox introduces slew of new features for business and home users

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/16/dropbox-introduces-slew-of-new-features-for-business-and-home-users/

 

How Do I Block Neighboring Wireless Networks?

Accidentally connecting to someone's nearby wireless network can be a serious security risk. We'll look at some steps to prevent it.

https://askleo.com/block-neighboring-wireless-networks/

 

Microsoft Defender comes to Android to curtail phishy links (and more)

Get ready for more Microsoft in your Google box.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-defender-comes-android-curtail-phishy-links-and-more

 

Microsoft Defender ATP can now protect Linux, Android devices

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-defender-atp-can-now-protect-linux-android-devices/

 

Two ways to return to where you last were in a Microsoft Word document

If you browse a lot, you might want to make use of these two easy methods for returning to where you started in Microsoft Word.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/two-ways-to-return-to-where-you-last-were-in-a-microsoft-word-document/

 

Status Keycard Now Works With Android Mobile Devices

https://www.yahoo.com/news/status-keycard-now-works-android-181632024.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Russia-linked Gamaredon hacker crew using Microsoft's Visual Basic for Applications to pwn Microsoft's Outlook

From targeting Ukraine to random mailboxes: how the mighty have fallen

https://www.theregister.com/2020/06/11/eset_gamaredon_outlook/

 

Set Up Your Mac's File Sharing Options

Enable SMB to share files between your Mac and Windows

https://www.lifewire.com/set-up-macs-file-sharing-options-2260207

 

Use this script to find a Raspberry Pi on your network

Identify a specific Raspberry Pi in your cluster with a script that triggers an LED to flash.

https://opensource.com/article/20/6/find-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=7013a000002gXvyAAE

 

The Enduring Threat of Ransomware During COVID-19

https://blog.knowbe4.com/the-enduring-threat-of-ransomware-during-covid-19

 

macOS Big Sur: Top 5 features

Here are the features that Apple highlighted during its WWDC20 keynote presentation.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3563748/macos-big-sur-top-features.html

 

Apple Learns to Listen

https://gizmodo.com/apple-learns-to-listen-1844135199

 

How to enable picture-in-picture for YouTube on your Mac

Using Safari, it’s easy to watch a video while doing other things

https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/27/21039447/pip-picture-in-picture-mac-safari-youtube-video-how-to-watch

 

Cancel Netflix and use these 10 apps to stream free movies and TV shows instead

  - Pay TV, Netflix, and other paid streaming services are fantastic, but people across the country are falling on hard times as businesses are forced to close in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

  - Saving money is crucial for many hourly workers and anyone else living from paycheck to paycheck, and temporarily cancelling nonessential services like Netflix is a good way to save some cash each month.

  - Anyone worried that scrapping Netflix or pay TV might leave them without any good movies or TV shows to watch should check out our roundup of 10 great services that stream movies and TV series for free.

https://bgr.com/2020/03/24/free-movies-online-websites-that-stream-free-tv-shows/

 

How To Find & Recover An Off-Screen Window In Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/find-recover-off-screen-window-windows-10/

 

Twitter Blocks Users From Sharing Links to 'BlueLeaks' Data Dump

Twitter is now blocking users from posting tweets that link to the website containing the 269GB dump of police files. If you try to share the link, Twitter will return an error.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/twitter-blocks-users-from-sharing-links-to-blueleaks-data-dump

 

Popular security software is crashing Windows – here’s the fix

https://www.komando.com/news/popular-security-software-is-crashing-windows-heres-the-fix/742944/

 

How to Stop Your Entire Desktop PC or Home Office From Being Stolen

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-entire-desktop-pc-home-office-stolen/

 

Microsoft is getting rid of one version of Skype

Now do OneNote, Microsoft.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3563898/microsoft-is-merging-skype-for-desktop-into-skype-for-windows-10.html

 

REvil ransomware scans victim's network for Point of Sale systems

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/revil-ransomware-scans-victims-network-for-point-of-sale-systems/

 

5 Ways to Spot a Scam Email

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWWebLAzkQQ&t=26s

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Report: Lazarus Group has large-scale Covid-19 phishing campaign in the works

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/news-archive/coronavirus/report-lazarus-group-has-large-scale-covid-19-phishing-campaign-in-the-works/

 

Find My tracking in iOS 14 will locate third-party devices

It could be a huge help if you use item trackers.

https://www.engadget.com/apple-find-my-third-party-device-support-231842591.html

 

How to Protect Yourself From the Newest Mobile Banking Malware

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-newest-mobile-banking-1843998233

 

MacOS Big Sur: All the Macs that are compatible with Apple's new operating system

If you've got any of these devices, you'll be able to get a look at the latest operating system from Apple.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/macos-big-sur-all-macs-compatible-apple-new-operating-system-wwdc-2020/

 

Windows cannot find C:\Program Files error when opening apps on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-cannot-find-cprogram-files-error-when-opening-apps/

 

How Low Will Cybercriminals Go?

https://blog.knowbe4.com/how-low-will-cybercriminals-go

 

How to Add or Remove Dropbox Context Menu in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/158955-how-add-remove-dropbox-context-menu-windows.html

 

How to block autoplaying videos in the new Microsoft Edge web browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/23/how-to-block-autoplaying-videos-in-the-new-microsoft-edge-web-browser/

 

The Ultimate Online Shopping Guide: 50+ Essential Tips, Tricks, and Secrets

We have all the tips, tricks, tutorials, and guides you’ll need to become a master of shopping online. Find better deals, avoid tricky scams, and save money!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/online-shopping-guide/

 

Best Ways to Manage Multiple Windows on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/manage-multiple-windows-macos/

 

First take: iOS 14 and all its new features

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/first-ios-14-features-055014459.html

 

Creeps give away money to harass recipients with abusive transaction descriptions on bank statements

'Serious threats' and references to family violence as payment descriptors turned into virtual messaging service

https://www.theregister.com/2020/06/04/commonwealth_bank_bans_indecent_transaction_descriptions/

 

Hackers target Google Docs, Microsoft Sway to steal user credentials

Cybersecurity researchers on Friday said they have identified a new type of impersonation attack that is using Google file sharing and storage websites like Google Docs to trick victims into sharing login credentials.

https://cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/digital-security/hackers-target-google-docs-microsoft-sway-to-steal-user-credentials/76102223

 

Apple Announces A12Z CPU for Mac, Will Transition Away From Intel, x86

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/311967-apple-announces-a12z-cpu-for-mac-will-transition-away-from-intel-x86

 

Microsoft Silently Brings Weather Information to the Windows 10 Search UI

There’s a lot Microsoft needs to improve in the Windows Search tool, but in the meantime, the company decided to go for a smaller tweak that has apparently generated mixed reactions in the user community.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-silently-brings-weather-information-to-the-windows-10-search-ui-530339.shtml

 

Microsoft Edge rolling out via Windows Update

Microsoft begins the gradual automatic rollout of the Chromium version Edge to every supported Windows 10 device.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-windows-update/

 

Wyze Heads Outside With $50 Wireless 1080p Outdoor Home Security Camera

The inexpensive Wyze Cam Outdoor is a wireless outdoor home security camera with 1080p full HD live streaming and recording, two-way audio, and night-vision capabilities.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/wyze-heads-outside-with-50-wireless-1080p-outdoor-home-security-camera

 

7 pro tips to speed up your old computer

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/how-to-speed-up-your-old-computer/699200/

 

Amnesty Int’l: Norway, Bahrain & Kuwait Covid-19 apps threaten privacy

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/news-archive/coronavirus/amnesty-intl-norway-bahrain-kuwait-covid-19-apps-threaten-privacy/

 

WatchOS 7 is Apple’s best chance to get me to switch from Android

I can no longer deny the enemy’s smartwatch prowess.

https://www.engadget.com/watchos-7-apple-smartwatch-win-android-222122017.html

 

How to Fix the Most Annoying Chromebook Problems

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-fix-the-most-annoying-chromebook-problems-1843174127

 

Will iOS 14 work on your iPhone? Here's how to find out

Last year, we found out only iPhones from the last four years would be compatible with iOS 13. We'll tell you if your phone will be compatible with iOS 14.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/will-ios-14-work-on-your-iphone-heres-how-to-find-out/

 

Cypher Notepad lets you encrypt your Text Documents in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cypher-notepad-encrypt-your-text-documents/

 

Prediction: Ransomware Attacks to Spike as Employees Return to the Office

https://blog.knowbe4.com/prediction-ransomware-attacks-to-spike-as-employees-return-to-the-office

 

How to Create a OneDrive folder Shortcut in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/52116-create-onedrive-folder-shortcut-windows-10-a.html

 

GoodTwitter 2 is a userscript that restores Twitter's legacy interface

Remember GoodTwitter? It was a very useful add-on that helped users stick to the legacy interface of Twitter.

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/23/goodtwitter-2-is-a-userscript-that-restores-twitters-legacy-interface/

 

Clean Up Bad iPhone Photos With These 4 Decluttering Apps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clean-bad-iphone-photos/

 

How to Enable Read Receipts in Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-gmail-read-receipts/

 

Not every Apple Watch will be able to track your sleep — here are the models that Apple just announced will get the new features in the fall

https://www.yahoo.com/news/not-every-apple-watch-able-223113508.html

 

Local, State Governments Face Cybersecurity Crisis

Ransomware hit small government organizations hard in 2019. Now they have to deal with budget cuts, pandemic precautions, social unrest, and the coming election cycle.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/local-state-governments-face-cybersecurity-crisis/d/d-id/1338010

 

Office 365 to give detailed info on malicious email attachments

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/office-365-to-give-detailed-info-on-malicious-email-attachments/

 

Intel’s Tiger Lake Mobile CPUs May Launch Next Month

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/311917-intels-tiger-lake-mobile-cpus-may-launch-next-month

 

Microsoft Edge Accused of Sneakily Importing Firefox Data on Windows 10

Microsoft has started the automatic rollout of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 devices, and unsurprisingly, not everybody likes this approach.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-edge-accused-of-sneakily-importing-firefox-data-on-windows-10-530338.shtml

 

How to export saved passwords on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has an option to export saved passwords, and here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/export-saved-passwords-microsoft-edge/

 

Free-to-Play MMO Stalker Online Player Database Stolen

More than 1.2 million player details are now up for sale on a hacker forum, as are 136,000 forum account records.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/free-to-play-mmo-stalker-online-player-database-stolen

 

Edge vs. Chrome: Is Microsoft’s web browser really faster?

https://www.komando.com/technology/edge-vs-chrome-which-browser-is-faster/742757/

 

Malicious Google extensions research points out ‘unintended consequence’ of cloud computing

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malicious-google-extensions-research-points-out-unintended-consequence-of-cloud-computing/

 

Google Voice and Google Fi finally work with the same account

You won't have to give up one to get the other.

https://www.engadget.com/google-voice-and-google-fi-work-together-214951857.html

 

The Best iOS Accessibility Features Everyone Should Use

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-enable-the-best-accessibility-features-on-your-i-1843985318

 

Movies Anywhere joins Apple TV Plus in coming to Vizio TVs

Vizio TV's selection of onboard apps is growing with Movies Anywhere coming to the company's SmartCast platform.

https://www.cnet.com/news/movies-anywhere-joins-apple-tv-plus-in-coming-to-vizio-tvs/

 

Use Link to Text Fragment extension to link to specific text to a page in Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/link-to-text-fragment-chrome-extension/

 

Remote Work Isn’t Good for Corporate Security (Part 2): 30% of Organizations Have Been the Victim of Phishing Scams Since the Lockdown

https://blog.knowbe4.com/remote-work-isnt-good-for-corporate-security-part-2-30-of-organizations-have-been-the-victim-of-phishing-scams-since-the-lockdown

 

How to Add or Remove Google Drive Context Menu in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/158948-how-add-remove-google-drive-context-menu-windows.html

 

Microsoft pushes the new Microsoft Edge to unsupported Windows 7 systems

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/22/microsoft-pushes-the-new-microsoft-edge-to-unsupported-windows-7-systems/

 

How to Prevent Computer Overheating and Keep Your PC Cool

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lower-pc-temperatures/

 

Increase Your Google Storage with Google One: a Hands-on Review

https://www.maketecheasier.com/increase-google-storage-with-google-one/

 

Before You 'Chip In' on Change.org, Read This

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/before-you-chip-in-on-change-org-read-this-1843998045

 

How to Forensically Examine Phishing Emails

https://securityboulevard.com/2020/06/how-to-forensically-examine-phishing-emails/

 

Dozens of fake websites impersonating UK supermarket chains (this can happen anywhere in the world via the Internet)

https://www.teiss.co.uk/fake-domains-impersonating-supermarket-chains/

 

Intel Launches Cooper Lake With New AI, Increased Bandwidth, 2nd Gen Optane

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/311895-intel-launches-cooper-lake-with-new-ai-increased-bandwidth-2nd-gen-optane

 

Mysterious Microsoft Surface with AMD Ryzen 7 4800U Spotted Online

A new Microsoft Surface model has recently been spotted online with an even more powerful configuration, yet for the time being, very little is known about Microsoft’s plans for this device.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/mysterious-microsoft-surface-with-amd-ryzen-7-4800u-spotted-online-530319.shtml

 

How to reset Windows Backup settings to default on Windows 10

Yes, you can reset the Windows Backup settings to its defaults, and here are the steps to complete the task on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/reset-windows-backup-default-windows-10/

 

Google to Fact Check Image Search Results

Expect to start seeing a 'fact check' label appearing underneath image search thumbnails.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/google-to-fact-check-image-search-results

 

Facebook hoax spreading about contact tracing, don’t fall for it

https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/facebook-contact-tracing-hoax-spreading/742771/

 

Virtually no mobile phone app is safe from data theft: report

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/virtually-no-mobile-phone-app-is-safe-from-data-theft-report/

 

iOS apps will run natively on ARM-powered Macs

That significantly opens up the Mac OS software library.

https://www.engadget.com/ios-apps-arm-powered-macs-192046502.html

 

Update Windows 10 Now to Block 'SMBGhost'

https://lifehacker.com/update-windows-10-now-to-block-smbghost-1843968661

 

iPhone's radical new iOS 14 home screen changes: What you need to know

iOS 14 brings with it a slew of changes to the home screen. Here's exactly what you'll see when you fire up the new OS on your iPhone.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/iphones-radical-new-ios-14-home-screen-changes-what-you-need-to-know/

 

How to change Recycle Bin Storage Size in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-recycle-bin-storage-size-in-windows-10/

 

Iran- and China-backed phishers try to hook the Trump and Biden campaigns

It's starting to feel a lot like 2016.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/06/iran-and-china-backed-phishers-try-to-hook-the-trump-and-biden-campaigns/

 

How to Enable or Disable Microsoft Defender Antivirus Potential Unwanted App (PUA) Protection in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/32236-enable-disable-microsoft-defender-pua-protection-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft starts to enforce feature updates on Windows 10 version 1809

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/21/microsoft-starts-to-enforce-feature-updates-on-windows-10-version-1809/

 

The Best Way to End an Email Professionally

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/end-an-email/

 

14 Android TV Apps to Supercharge Your Smart TV

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-tv-apps/

 

How to Set Up a 60/40 Budget

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-set-up-a-60-40-budget-1843985810

 

The Unaddressed Gap in Cybersecurity: Human Performance

High-reliability cybersecurity operations leverage human performance as a critical layer of defense.

https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/the-unaddressed-gap-in-cybersecurity-human-performance/#article-authors

 

Evolution of Excel 4.0 Macro Weaponization

https://www.lastline.com/labsblog/evolution-of-excel-4-0-macro-weaponization/

 

Chrome Might Not Eat All Your RAM After Adopting This Windows Feature

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/311877-chrome-might-not-eat-all-your-ram-after-adopting-this-windows-feature

 

PDF Shaper Free

A PDF management utility that allows you to convert the documents to RTF, extract images or split the file into multiple smaller PDFs

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/PDF/PDF-Shaper.shtml

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2004 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Are you planning to install the Windows 10 version 2004? These are the new minimum hardware and processor requirements.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2004-system-requirements/

 

Microsoft to Shut Down Mixer and Redirect Users to Facebook Gaming

Once July 23 arrives, all Mixer sites and apps will redirect to Facebook Gaming, another competitor to Twitch.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-to-shut-down-mixer-and-redirect-users-to-facebook-gaming

 

Use this smart hack to link to specific text from a webpage

https://www.komando.com/technology/how-to-link-to-specific-text-from-a-webpage/742726/

 

Adobe fixes 18 critical vulnerabilities on heels of largest-ever Microsoft Patch Tuesday

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/adobe-fixes-18-critical-vulnerabilities-on-heels-of-largest-ever-microsoft-patch-tuesday/

 

Adobe Flash Player ends officially on December 31, 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/22/adobe-flash-player-ends-officially-on-december-31-2020/

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 Report: Lazarus Group has large-scale Covid-19 phishing campaign in the works

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/news-archive/coronavirus/report-lazarus-group-has-large-scale-covid-19-phishing-campaign-in-the-works/

 

Find My tracking in iOS 14 will locate third-party devices

It could be a huge help if you use item trackers.

https://www.engadget.com/apple-find-my-third-party-device-support-231842591.html

 

How to Protect Yourself From the Newest Mobile Banking Malware

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-newest-mobile-banking-1843998233

 

MacOS Big Sur: All the Macs that are compatible with Apple's new operating system

If you've got any of these devices, you'll be able to get a look at the latest operating system from Apple.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/macos-big-sur-all-macs-compatible-apple-new-operating-system-wwdc-2020/

 

Windows cannot find C:\Program Files error when opening apps on Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-cannot-find-cprogram-files-error-when-opening-apps/

 

How Low Will Cybercriminals Go?

https://blog.knowbe4.com/how-low-will-cybercriminals-go

 

How to Add or Remove Dropbox Context Menu in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/158955-how-add-remove-dropbox-context-menu-windows.html

 

How to block autoplaying videos in the new Microsoft Edge web browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/23/how-to-block-autoplaying-videos-in-the-new-microsoft-edge-web-browser/

 

The Ultimate Online Shopping Guide: 50+ Essential Tips, Tricks, and Secrets

We have all the tips, tricks, tutorials, and guides you’ll need to become a master of shopping online. Find better deals, avoid tricky scams, and save money!

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/online-shopping-guide/

 

Best Ways to Manage Multiple Windows on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/manage-multiple-windows-macos/

 

First take: iOS 14 and all its new features

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/first-ios-14-features-055014459.html

 

Creeps give away money to harass recipients with abusive transaction descriptions on bank statements

'Serious threats' and references to family violence as payment descriptors turned into virtual messaging service

https://www.theregister.com/2020/06/04/commonwealth_bank_bans_indecent_transaction_descriptions/

 

Hackers target Google Docs, Microsoft Sway to steal user credentials

Cybersecurity researchers on Friday said they have identified a new type of impersonation attack that is using Google file sharing and storage websites like Google Docs to trick victims into sharing login credentials.

https://cio.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/digital-security/hackers-target-google-docs-microsoft-sway-to-steal-user-credentials/76102223

 

Apple Announces A12Z CPU for Mac, Will Transition Away From Intel, x86

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/311967-apple-announces-a12z-cpu-for-mac-will-transition-away-from-intel-x86

 

Microsoft Silently Brings Weather Information to the Windows 10 Search UI

There’s a lot Microsoft needs to improve in the Windows Search tool, but in the meantime, the company decided to go for a smaller tweak that has apparently generated mixed reactions in the user community.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-silently-brings-weather-information-to-the-windows-10-search-ui-530339.shtml

 

Microsoft Edge rolling out via Windows Update

Microsoft begins the gradual automatic rollout of the Chromium version Edge to every supported Windows 10 device.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-windows-update/

 

Wyze Heads Outside With $50 Wireless 1080p Outdoor Home Security Camera

The inexpensive Wyze Cam Outdoor is a wireless outdoor home security camera with 1080p full HD live streaming and recording, two-way audio, and night-vision capabilities.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/wyze-heads-outside-with-50-wireless-1080p-outdoor-home-security-camera

 

7 pro tips to speed up your old computer

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/how-to-speed-up-your-old-computer/699200/

 

Amnesty Int’l: Norway, Bahrain & Kuwait Covid-19 apps threaten privacy

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/news-archive/coronavirus/amnesty-intl-norway-bahrain-kuwait-covid-19-apps-threaten-privacy/

 

WatchOS 7 is Apple’s best chance to get me to switch from Android

I can no longer deny the enemy’s smartwatch prowess.

https://www.engadget.com/watchos-7-apple-smartwatch-win-android-222122017.html

 

How to Fix the Most Annoying Chromebook Problems

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-fix-the-most-annoying-chromebook-problems-1843174127

 

Will iOS 14 work on your iPhone? Here's how to find out

Last year, we found out only iPhones from the last four years would be compatible with iOS 13. We'll tell you if your phone will be compatible with iOS 14.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/will-ios-14-work-on-your-iphone-heres-how-to-find-out/

 

Cypher Notepad lets you encrypt your Text Documents in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/cypher-notepad-encrypt-your-text-documents/

 

Prediction: Ransomware Attacks to Spike as Employees Return to the Office

https://blog.knowbe4.com/prediction-ransomware-attacks-to-spike-as-employees-return-to-the-office

 

How to Create a OneDrive folder Shortcut in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/52116-create-onedrive-folder-shortcut-windows-10-a.html

 

GoodTwitter 2 is a userscript that restores Twitter's legacy interface

Remember GoodTwitter? It was a very useful add-on that helped users stick to the legacy interface of Twitter.

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/23/goodtwitter-2-is-a-userscript-that-restores-twitters-legacy-interface/

 

Clean Up Bad iPhone Photos With These 4 Decluttering Apps

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/clean-bad-iphone-photos/

 

How to Enable Read Receipts in Gmail

https://www.maketecheasier.com/get-gmail-read-receipts/

 

Not every Apple Watch will be able to track your sleep — here are the models that Apple just announced will get the new features in the fall

https://www.yahoo.com/news/not-every-apple-watch-able-223113508.html

 

Local, State Governments Face Cybersecurity Crisis

Ransomware hit small government organizations hard in 2019. Now they have to deal with budget cuts, pandemic precautions, social unrest, and the coming election cycle.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/local-state-governments-face-cybersecurity-crisis/d/d-id/1338010

 

Office 365 to give detailed info on malicious email attachments

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/office-365-to-give-detailed-info-on-malicious-email-attachments/

 

Intel’s Tiger Lake Mobile CPUs May Launch Next Month

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/311917-intels-tiger-lake-mobile-cpus-may-launch-next-month

 

Microsoft Edge Accused of Sneakily Importing Firefox Data on Windows 10

Microsoft has started the automatic rollout of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 devices, and unsurprisingly, not everybody likes this approach.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-edge-accused-of-sneakily-importing-firefox-data-on-windows-10-530338.shtml

 

How to export saved passwords on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has an option to export saved passwords, and here's how to use it.

https://pureinfotech.com/export-saved-passwords-microsoft-edge/

 

Free-to-Play MMO Stalker Online Player Database Stolen

More than 1.2 million player details are now up for sale on a hacker forum, as are 136,000 forum account records.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/free-to-play-mmo-stalker-online-player-database-stolen

 

Edge vs. Chrome: Is Microsoft’s web browser really faster?

https://www.komando.com/technology/edge-vs-chrome-which-browser-is-faster/742757/

 

Malicious Google extensions research points out ‘unintended consequence’ of cloud computing

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/malicious-google-extensions-research-points-out-unintended-consequence-of-cloud-computing/

 

Google Voice and Google Fi finally work with the same account

You won't have to give up one to get the other.

https://www.engadget.com/google-voice-and-google-fi-work-together-214951857.html

 

The Best iOS Accessibility Features Everyone Should Use

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-enable-the-best-accessibility-features-on-your-i-1843985318

 

Movies Anywhere joins Apple TV Plus in coming to Vizio TVs

Vizio TV's selection of onboard apps is growing with Movies Anywhere coming to the company's SmartCast platform.

https://www.cnet.com/news/movies-anywhere-joins-apple-tv-plus-in-coming-to-vizio-tvs/

 

Use Link to Text Fragment extension to link to specific text to a page in Chrome

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/link-to-text-fragment-chrome-extension/

 

Remote Work Isn’t Good for Corporate Security (Part 2): 30% of Organizations Have Been the Victim of Phishing Scams Since the Lockdown

https://blog.knowbe4.com/remote-work-isnt-good-for-corporate-security-part-2-30-of-organizations-have-been-the-victim-of-phishing-scams-since-the-lockdown

 

How to Add or Remove Google Drive Context Menu in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/158948-how-add-remove-google-drive-context-menu-windows.html

 

Microsoft pushes the new Microsoft Edge to unsupported Windows 7 systems

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/22/microsoft-pushes-the-new-microsoft-edge-to-unsupported-windows-7-systems/

 

How to Prevent Computer Overheating and Keep Your PC Cool

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/lower-pc-temperatures/

 

Increase Your Google Storage with Google One: a Hands-on Review

https://www.maketecheasier.com/increase-google-storage-with-google-one/

 

Before You 'Chip In' on Change.org, Read This

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/before-you-chip-in-on-change-org-read-this-1843998045

 

How to Forensically Examine Phishing Emails

https://securityboulevard.com/2020/06/how-to-forensically-examine-phishing-emails/

 

Dozens of fake websites impersonating UK supermarket chains (this can happen anywhere in the world via the Internet)

https://www.teiss.co.uk/fake-domains-impersonating-supermarket-chains/

 

Intel Launches Cooper Lake With New AI, Increased Bandwidth, 2nd Gen Optane

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/311895-intel-launches-cooper-lake-with-new-ai-increased-bandwidth-2nd-gen-optane

 

Mysterious Microsoft Surface with AMD Ryzen 7 4800U Spotted Online

A new Microsoft Surface model has recently been spotted online with an even more powerful configuration, yet for the time being, very little is known about Microsoft’s plans for this device.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/mysterious-microsoft-surface-with-amd-ryzen-7-4800u-spotted-online-530319.shtml

 

How to reset Windows Backup settings to default on Windows 10

Yes, you can reset the Windows Backup settings to its defaults, and here are the steps to complete the task on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/reset-windows-backup-default-windows-10/

 

Google to Fact Check Image Search Results

Expect to start seeing a 'fact check' label appearing underneath image search thumbnails.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/google-to-fact-check-image-search-results

 

Facebook hoax spreading about contact tracing, don’t fall for it

https://www.komando.com/coronavirus/facebook-contact-tracing-hoax-spreading/742771/

 

Virtually no mobile phone app is safe from data theft: report

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/virtually-no-mobile-phone-app-is-safe-from-data-theft-report/

 

iOS apps will run natively on ARM-powered Macs

That significantly opens up the Mac OS software library.

https://www.engadget.com/ios-apps-arm-powered-macs-192046502.html

 

Update Windows 10 Now to Block 'SMBGhost'

https://lifehacker.com/update-windows-10-now-to-block-smbghost-1843968661

 

iPhone's radical new iOS 14 home screen changes: What you need to know

iOS 14 brings with it a slew of changes to the home screen. Here's exactly what you'll see when you fire up the new OS on your iPhone.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/iphones-radical-new-ios-14-home-screen-changes-what-you-need-to-know/

 

How to change Recycle Bin Storage Size in Windows 10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/change-recycle-bin-storage-size-in-windows-10/

 

Iran- and China-backed phishers try to hook the Trump and Biden campaigns

It's starting to feel a lot like 2016.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/06/iran-and-china-backed-phishers-try-to-hook-the-trump-and-biden-campaigns/

 

How to Enable or Disable Microsoft Defender Antivirus Potential Unwanted App (PUA) Protection in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/32236-enable-disable-microsoft-defender-pua-protection-windows-10-a.html

 

Microsoft starts to enforce feature updates on Windows 10 version 1809

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/21/microsoft-starts-to-enforce-feature-updates-on-windows-10-version-1809/

 

The Best Way to End an Email Professionally

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/end-an-email/

 

14 Android TV Apps to Supercharge Your Smart TV

https://www.maketecheasier.com/best-android-tv-apps/

 

How to Set Up a 60/40 Budget

https://twocents.lifehacker.com/how-to-set-up-a-60-40-budget-1843985810

 

The Unaddressed Gap in Cybersecurity: Human Performance

High-reliability cybersecurity operations leverage human performance as a critical layer of defense.

https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/the-unaddressed-gap-in-cybersecurity-human-performance/#article-authors

 

Evolution of Excel 4.0 Macro Weaponization

https://www.lastline.com/labsblog/evolution-of-excel-4-0-macro-weaponization/

 

Chrome Might Not Eat All Your RAM After Adopting This Windows Feature

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/311877-chrome-might-not-eat-all-your-ram-after-adopting-this-windows-feature

 

PDF Shaper Free

A PDF management utility that allows you to convert the documents to RTF, extract images or split the file into multiple smaller PDFs

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/PDF/PDF-Shaper.shtml

 

WINDOWS 10 VERSION 2004 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Are you planning to install the Windows 10 version 2004? These are the new minimum hardware and processor requirements.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2004-system-requirements/

 

Microsoft to Shut Down Mixer and Redirect Users to Facebook Gaming

Once July 23 arrives, all Mixer sites and apps will redirect to Facebook Gaming, another competitor to Twitch.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-to-shut-down-mixer-and-redirect-users-to-facebook-gaming

 

Use this smart hack to link to specific text from a webpage

https://www.komando.com/technology/how-to-link-to-specific-text-from-a-webpage/742726/

 

Adobe fixes 18 critical vulnerabilities on heels of largest-ever Microsoft Patch Tuesday

https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/vulnerabilities/adobe-fixes-18-critical-vulnerabilities-on-heels-of-largest-ever-microsoft-patch-tuesday/

 

Adobe Flash Player ends officially on December 31, 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/06/22/adobe-flash-player-ends-officially-on-december-31-2020/

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Mon 1987 06/22/2020

What’s new in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update

The Windows 10 May 2020 Update has started to become available to customers around the world as a free update.

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2020/05/27/whats-new-in-the-windows-10-may-2020-update/?MC=Windows&MC=SecSys&MC=BusApps&MC=Virtual

 

31 Android Selfie / Photo Editors Are Actually Malware

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10771/31-android-selfie-photo-editors-are-actually-malware

 

Apple iOS 14 and WatchOS 7 Boast New Features

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-ios-14-watchos-7-223804042.html

 

How to show full URL in address bar on Chrome

Google Chrome brings back full URL view in the address bar, and here's how to enable the option.

https://pureinfotech.com/show-full-url-address-bar-chrome/

 

Apple adds a dedicated biking feature to Maps in iOS 14

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/22/apple-adds-a-dedicated-biking-feature-to-maps-in-ios-14/

 

How to buy a TV: everything you need to know to get a set that's right for you

Don't buy a TV without reading this first

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/buy-a-tv

 

Chrome OS will soon support Microsoft Office and other legacy Windows apps

Chrome OS continues its evolution on the road to Jack of All Trades. After Android and then Linux Apps, Google wants its desktop operating system to support Windows apps.

https://www.windowscentral.com/chrome-os-will-soon-support-microsoft-office-and-other-legacy-windows-apps

 

The Bigger the News, the Bigger the Cyber Threats

Criminals use disasters, wars, and now pandemics as air cover to focus collective anxiety and fear into highly targeted, malicious messaging.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/the-bigger-the-news-the-bigger-the-cyber-threats/a/d-id/1338079

 

HP Chromebook x360 12b review: It's affordable and good

The 3:2 aspect-ratio display and solid design make it a Chromebook fit for work or play.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3536490/hp-chromebook-x360-12b-review.html

 

Who’s Trying to Change My Password? Why It Happens and What to Do

If your account has not actually been hacked, there's little anyone can do to find out who's trying to log in as you. But there are steps you can take to protect yourself from would-be hackers and phishing scams.

https://askleo.com/how-do-i-find-out-whos-trying-to-change-my-password/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JH1irtSWmpdfbL

 

Hacker arrested for stealing, selling PII of 65K hospital employees

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hacker-arrested-for-stealing-selling-pii-of-65k-hospital-employees/

 

Windows 10 PCs: Why the new key to faster desktop applications is your GPU

Microsoft is bringing OpenCL and OpenGL support to DirectX, for both Windows and Windows Subsystem for Linux, enabling machine learning and data parallel computing in everyday business applications.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-pcs-why-the-new-key-to-faster-desktop-applications-is-your-gpu/

 

Apple set to remove thousands of games from Chinese App Store in license crackdown

The company is taking action on a long-exploited loophole.

https://www.engadget.com/apple-will-remove-thousands-of-unlicensed-games-from-its-app-store-in-china-130534474.html

 

Top 4 Unbiased World News Sources Free From Censorship

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-world-news-websites-guaranteed-free-censorship/

 

iOS 14: Features, release date, how to install the beta, and everything else you need to know

Here's what Apple has in store for your iPhone this fall.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3563456/ios-14-faq-features-beta-release-date-how-to-install.html

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus leak reveals massive battery to take on iPad Pro

The Galaxy Tab S7 Plus will have a monster battery

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/samsung-galaxy-tab-s7-plus-leak-reveals-massive-battery-to-take-on-ipad-pro

 

The first smartphone with a perfect design might be coming soon

  - The first smartphone with a perfect design might launch sooner than we thought, a teaser from a Chinese display maker indicates.

  - Visionox posted a short video to demonstrate under-screen camera tech, claiming it’s the first company in the world to manufacture such displays.

  - These screens would allow vendors to design the best possible smartphones. Recent reports have claimed that Samsung is considering an under-screen camera for the Galaxy S21.

https://bgr.com/2020/06/08/best-smartphone-design-under-display-camera-tech-visionox/

 

Apple adding cycling directions and EV routing to Maps in iOS 14

With limited cities and partners to start

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/22/21299325/apple-ios14-maps-updates-cycling-directions-electric-charging-wwdc-2020

 

How To Access The Windows 10 Startup Folder

https://www.techjunkie.com/windows-10-startup-folder/

 

One vital step you must take now to protect your online accounts from hackers and scammers

https://www.komando.com/safety-security-reviews/protect-online-accounts-from-hackers-and-scammers/521729/

 

Apple 'App Clips' Are Its Secret On-Ramp to 5G

Apple's App Clips in iOS 14 get developers ready for a 5G world where cloud and local data start to become indistinguishable from each other.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/apple-app-clips-are-its-secret-on-ramp-to-5g

 

App Clips get you the apps you need right when you need them

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/app-clips-apps-them-181136214.html

 

How to show full URL in address bar on Firefox

If you want to see the full URL address in Firefox, you need to configure this setting.

https://pureinfotech.com/show-full-url-address-bar-firefox/

 

Microsoft kills Mixer, will push users to Facebook Gaming

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/22/microsoft-kills-mixer-its-twitch-competitor/

 

How to send voice tweets on Twitter

Speak your mind in 140 seconds or less

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-send-voice-tweets-on-twitter

 

New Microsoft Edge extensions site goes live for all

The new site aims to serve up friendlier search and accessibility features for everyone.

https://www.windowscentral.com/new-microsoft-edge-extensions-site-goes-live-all

 

Most Contact-Tracing Apps Fail Basic Security

A survey of 17 Android applications for informing citizens if they had potential contact with a COVD-19-infected individual finds few have adopted code-hardening techniques.

https://www.darkreading.com/application-security/most-contact-tracing-apps-fail-basic-security/d/d-id/1338122

 

Dropbox catches up with a password vault, folder backup, and a family plan

The new Dropbox services are generally in beta, and will roll out to paid Dropbox plans later this year.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3562700/dropbox-upgrades-with-a-password-vault-folder-backup-and-a-family-plan.html

 

Can I Move My Old Computer’s Hard Drive to My New Computer to Transfer Data? My Recommended Approach

You can take the internal hard disk of an old computer and install it as an additional drive in a new one; or, consider a more flexible alternative.

https://askleo.com/can_i_move_my_old_computers_hard_drive_to_my_new_computer/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JH1irtSWmpdfbL

 

Discord modified to steal accounts by new NitroHack malware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/discord-modified-to-steal-accounts-by-new-nitrohack-malware/

 

How to use the new Google Drive sharing options

Google has made subtle changes to how you share files with Drive. Jack Wallen demonstrates the new process.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-use-the-new-google-drive-sharing-options/

 

Apple's iPadOS 14 adds Scribble handwriting recognition

There'll also be universal search, a new sidebar and more.

https://www.engadget.com/apple-ipad-os-14-180557671.html

 

20 of the Best Free Audiobooks You Need to Listen To

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-free-audiobooks-need-hear/

 

Apple, Basecamp reach a détente over Hey app but no in-app purchase offered

Basecamp sticks to its guns and Apple doesn’t lose face.

https://www.macworld.com/article/3563455/apple-basecamp-reach-a-detente-over-hey-app-but-no-in-app-purchase-offered.html

 

4 big problems Apple’s ARM-based Macs will need to solve

ARM Macs could rock the boat for professional creator applications, gaming, AR and more

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/4-big-problems-apples-arm-based-macs-will-need-to-solve

 

10 great iPhone apps I use constantly that you’ve probably never heard of

  - Many people think that the introduction of the original iPhone in 2007 is what turned the smartphone industry on its head, but the introduction of the App Store a year later was just as important.

  - Each new app you install expands the capabilities of your smartphone or tablet in any one of countless new directions.

  - Here, we’ll cover 10 lesser-known iPhone apps that we love and use all the time.

https://bgr.com/2020/06/08/best-new-iphone-apps-2020-top-10/

 

iPadOS 14 comes with redesigned apps and Universal Search

Plus, updates to handwriting with Apple Pencil

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/22/21292798/apple-ipados-14-ipad-os-features-sidebar-photos-music-siri-universal-search-wwdc-2020

 

How To Add New Custom Hotkeys To Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/add-custom-hotkeys-windows-10/

 

Update now! Facebook Messenger flaw lets hackers into your PC

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/facebook-messenger-security-threat-update-now/742527/

 

Apple iOS 14 Revamps the Home Screen, Beefs Up Messages

App Library intends to make it easier to find apps on your home screen, while a Messages upgrade lets you pin conversations, tag specific people, and more.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/apple-ios-14-revamps-the-home-screen-beefs-up-messages

 

Apple just unveiled major upgrades to the iPhone, its own chips for the Mac, and much more. Here's everything Apple announced at its biggest event of the year

https://www.yahoo.com/news/live-apple-announces-features-iphone-164000709.html

 

How to check if PC is compatible with Windows 10 version 2004

If you want to know whether your device is ready for the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, then use these steps:

https://pureinfotech.com/check-if-pc-compatible-windows-10-2004/

 

Apple’s iOS 14 will give users the option to decline app ad tracking

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/22/apple-ios-14-ad-tracking/

 

Photoshop Camera tips: 9 ways to master Adobe’s AI camera app

The best ways to get maximum fun from Photoshop Camera

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/photoshop-camera-tips-9-ways-to-master-adobes-ai-camera-app

 

Windows 10 May 2020 Update biggest problems and complaints

The May 2020 Update for Windows 10 is causing a lot of headaches for a lot of users, and here's what everyone is complaining about the most.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-may-2020-update-biggest-problems-and-complaints

 

Firmware Flaw Allows Attackers to Evade Security on Some Home Routers

Networking devices sold under at least one major brand have a firmware vulnerability that allows hackers to take control of the device, a cybersecurity firm claims.

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/firmware-flaw-allows-attackers-to-evade-security-on-some-home-routers/d/d-id/1338150

 

The AMD Ryzen XT series skimps on bundled coolers and clock speeds

Only the lowest-end Ryzen 5 3600XT will bundle a Wraith cooler.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3562773/amd-ryzen-xt-series-price-availability-features-no-cooler.html

 

Microsoft Account Recovery Code – What and Why with Instructions Included

Possession of a Microsoft account recovery code is proof you are the account owner and should be allowed in should you ever lose account access.

https://askleo.com/microsoft-account-recovery-code-what-why-instructions/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JH1irtSWmpdfbL

 

Office 365 now checks docs for known threats before editing

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/office-365-now-checks-docs-for-known-threats-before-editing/

 

How to add a drop down list to an Excel cell

Drop down lists can greatly facilitate data entry. Here's a look at how to use Microsoft Excel's data validation feature to create handy lists within your worksheets.

https://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/how-to-add-a-drop-down-list-to-an-excel-cell/

 

Chrome will soon be less of a memory hog in Windows 10

It's borrowing a cue from Microsoft Edge.

https://www.engadget.com/chrome-memory-reduction-in-windows-10-201440217.html

 

Become an Overnight Netflix Pro: 50+ Tips and Tricks You Should Know

Whether you’re thinking about getting Netflix or you’ve been a subscriber for years, we have all the tips and tricks you’ll need to get the most entertainment for your dollar.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/overnight-netflix-pro/

 

Improve Linux system performance with noatime

Turning off atime is a small but effective way to improve system performance. Here's what it is and why it matters.

https://opensource.com/article/20/6/linux-noatime?sc_cid=7013a000002gW9AAAU

 

iPhone 12 could be seriously small — see how it compares to iPhone SE

The iPhone 12's small size has been shown off in a new iPhone SE comparison video

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/iphone-12-could-be-seriously-small-see-how-it-compares-to-iphone-se

 

The first phones that can check your temperature are here

  - Screening for coronavirus symptoms like fever is a simple solution that authorities can enforce as they open local economies.

  - Fever checks could help with early detection of potential COVID-19 patients, and limit the spread of the disease as more people return to some sense of normalcy.

  - Infrared thermometers and cameras can help with temperature screenings, but phones can also be used to detect this particular COVID-19 sign. The first mobile devices with built-in IR sensors are already here.

https://bgr.com/2020/06/05/coronavirus-symptoms-temperature-screening-ir-sensors-on-new-phones/

 

Microsoft Teams now available for personal use as Microsoft targets friends and families

Microsoft wants Teams for consumers to be seen as more than just a chat app

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/22/21298766/microsoft-teams-personal-launch-preview-accounts

 

How To Use Your PC Computer Or Laptop As A Wireless Router

Can I Use My Laptop as a Wireless Router?

https://www.techjunkie.com/laptop-pc-wireless-router/

 

What you need to know about this must-have security setting coming to Zoom

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/zoom-announces-must-have-security-tool/742677/

 

'BlueLeaks' Data Dump Exposes 269GB of Files From Hundreds of Police Departments

A WikiLeaks-like group dumped the information, which includes internal documents and reports from the FBI and police departments across the US.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/blueleaks-data-dump-exposes-269gb-of-files-from-hundreds-of-police-departments

 

Apple just unveiled the next version of its iPhone software, iOS 14. Here are the biggest changes coming to your iPhone this fall.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apple-just-unveiled-next-version-175252978.html

 

Microsoft letting users know if Windows 10 version 2004 is blocked

Windows 10 now provides a notification letting you know if your computer is compatible with the May 2020 Update.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2004-blocked-message/

 

Google adds contextual fact-checking for some image search results

https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/22/google-image-fact-checking/

 

How to block a number on iPhone and Android

This will help you block spam texts and calls

https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-block-a-number-on-iphone-and-android

 

Windows 10 May 2020 Update causing issues to bubble up all over

Issues with the Windows 10 May 2020 update range from annoying printer problems to Fresh Start not showing up on systems.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-may-2020-update-causing-issues-bubble-all-over

 

Employees Say They're Working From Home Without Security Guidance (these remote workers are working with you and your personal information)

Working from home is new for many enterprise employees, yet many say they've received little in the way of new training or technology to keep them safe.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/employees-say-theyre-working-from-home-without-security-guidance/d/d-id/1338149

 

Money in Excel imports your live banking data into a spreadsheet

Money in Excel is Microsoft's challenger to Mint, Quicken, and other personal-finance apps.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3562734/money-in-excel-imports-your-live-banking-data-into-a-spreadsheet.html

 

5 Steps to Better Wi-Fi In Your House – Improving Your Wireless Connection

Wi-Fi has only become more important as more devices and online activities become essential at home. I'll review some of the things to investigate as you search for better Wi-Fi.

https://askleo.com/5-steps-to-better-wi-fi/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JH1irtSWmpdfbL

 

Microsoft rolls out new Edge to Windows 7 via Windows Update

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-rolls-out-new-edge-to-windows-7-via-windows-update/

 

Phishing attacks impersonate QuickBooks invoices ahead of July 15 tax deadline

Targeting the CEO and others in an organization, the attacks spotted by cybersecurity firm Darktrace were detected due to artificial intelligence.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/phishing-attacks-impersonate-quickbooks-invoices-ahead-of-july-15-tax-deadline/

 

iOS 14 will let you set default apps for email and web browsing

iOS 14 lets you ditch Apple Mail and Safari for good

https://www.engadget.com/ios-14-change-default-apps-email-browser-195555516.html

 

The 5 Fastest VPN Services (One Is Even Completely Free)

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-great-free-vpn-services-compared-which-is-fastest/

 

Build a Kubernetes cluster with the Raspberry Pi

Install Kubernetes on several Raspberry Pis for your own "private cloud at home" container service.

https://opensource.com/article/20/6/kubernetes-raspberry-pi?sc_cid=7013a000002gW9AAAU

 

Google Chrome’s clever new feature will save you a ton of time

Sharing web pages can be so much easier with this extension

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/google-chromes-clever-new-feature-will-save-you-a-ton-of-time

 

10 essential iPhone apps every single person should be using

https://bgr.com/2020/06/22/best-ios-apps-2020-for-iphone-ahead-of-ios-14/

 

Fujifilm’s webcam app supports more cameras today and macOS soon

The X-T200 and X-A7 join the party

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/22/21298747/fujifilm-x-webcam-mac-support-more-cameras

 

How To Shrink Or Hide The Cortana Search Bar In Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/shrink-hide-cortana-search-bar-windows-10/

 

Kim’s privacy how-to: Encrypt your emails and text messages

https://www.komando.com/how-tos/how-to-encrypt-your-emails-and-text-messages/685556/

 

Microsoft Launches Money in Excel for Easier Personal Finance

Excel can securely connect to your bank and automatically import all your transaction information into a dynamic, smart template, assuming you trust Microsoft to keep your banking details secure.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-launches-money-in-excel-for-easier-personal-finance

 

A customer is suing Apple for $1 trillion over claims that the company stole his iPhone after he brought it in for a repair

  - A customer is attempting to sue Apple for $1 trillion over claims that the company stole his iPhone after he brought it in for a repair in 2018.

  - Raevon Terrell Parker claims that Apple kept the phone because it had "new features" that were used to aid in the development of iOS 12.

  - Parker's last attempt to sue Apple was dismissed.

https://news.yahoo.com/customer-suing-apple-1-trillion-134541641.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_02

 

Microsoft Search and How to Set it Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5oXeaV1LEI&MC=Windows&MC=SecSys&MC=BusApps&MC=Virtual&t=0s

 

Facebook Users Can Opt Out of Political Ads

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10772/facebook-users-can-opt-out-political-ads

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Sun 1986 06/21/2020

Fraudulent face mask sites, fake charities: 2020 is 'the perfect storm' for online scams

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/online-scams-covid-protests-software-152737452.html

 

Why Apple’s App Store is under fire

  - Officials in the United States and Europe are looking into whether Apple’s control of its App Store platform could be anticompetitive.

  - At the same time, top app makers, including the makers of Tinder and Fortnite, are criticizing Apple for business practices such as the company’s 30% cut of digital purchases through iPhone apps. 

  - Developer anger comes days before the company’s annual software conference, WWDC, when Apple reveals new programs and convinces app makers that its platforms are worth developing for. 

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/18/apple-app-store-faces-complaints-from-basecamp-others-eu-probe.html

 

How to Troubleshoot Your Zoom Call

https://www.howtogeek.com/676235/how-to-troubleshoot-your-zoom-call/

 

Why a Chromebook? (And Why I Purchased Two for the Important People in My Life)

Chromebooks can be a viable alternative for those who do most of their computing online and are looking for a simpler, perhaps more stable, yet powerful device.

https://askleo.com/why-a-chromebook-and-why-i-purchased-two-for-the-important-people-in-my-life/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JRPYYtvZKpdfbL

 

Surface Dock 2 picks up round of firmware and driver updates

There's no word on exact improvements, but the updates are available to manually download and install now.

https://www.windowscentral.com/surface-dock-2-picks-round-firmware-and-driver-updates

 

German intelligence agencies warn of Russian hacking threats to critical infrastructure

https://www.cyberscoop.com/german-intelligence-memo-berserk-bear-critical-infrastructure/

 

Microsoft Issues Stunning Body-Blow To Chrome With Bold New Browser Moves

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kateoflahertyuk/2020/06/21/microsoft-issues-stunning-body-blow-to-chrome-with-bold-new-browser-moves/

 

WinX DVD Ripper: Convert / Play DVDs on Windows 10

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10716/winx-dvd-ripper-convert-play-dvds-windows-10

 

How to Use NFC: 7 NFC Uses That’ll Impress Your Friends

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/9-awesome-ways-use-nfc-thatll-impress-friends/

 

Microsoft Edge now uses Windows Spellcheck

Microsoft brings the Windows Spellcheck experience to the Chromium project to improve spell checking on Edge and Chrome.

https://pureinfotech.com/microsoft-edge-windows-spellcheck/

 

States plead for cybersecurity funds as hacking threat surges

https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/499262-states-plead-for-cybersecurity-funds-as-hacking-threat-surges

 

50+ Secret Netflix Codes for Finding All the Best Shows

No offense to The Office, but we need just a little break.

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/g32904935/netflix-codes/

 

Viral social media post about ‘phone disruptions’ spreads false information about iPhone COVID-19 tracking

https://9to5mac.com/2020/06/21/viral-social-media-post-about-phone-disruptions-spreads-false-information-about-iphone-covid-19-tracking/

 

How to manage app updates in macOS

Your Mac can update apps automatically, or you can update them when you want

https://www.theverge.com/21289290/apple-macos-app-updates-manage-store-automatic

 

How To Run Android APK Files In Windows 10

https://www.techjunkie.com/run-android-apk-windows-10/

 

Microsoft Reduces Edge Browser Memory Usage by Up to 27 Percent

It's all thanks to the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, which introduced a new feature that generally reduces memory usage for Win32 applications.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsoft-reduces-edge-browser-memory-usage-by-up-to-27-percent

 

5 free security downloads every computer needs

https://www.komando.com/safety-security-reviews/5-free-security-downloads-every-computer-needs/742285/

 

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says there’s ‘no question’ Huawei routed data to Beijing

  - “There’s no question that Huawei has engaged in some practices that are not acceptable in national security,” Schmidt said.

  - Huawei has often been accused of posing risks to national security, with U.S. officials worried it could enable Chinese espionage.

  - The firm has repeatedly denied accusations that it passes data to Beijing and insists it’s independent from government.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/18/ex-google-ceo-eric-schmidt-no-question-huawei-routed-data-to-china.html

 

How to Always Start Microsoft Edge in InPrivate Browsing Mode on Windows 10

https://www.howtogeek.com/677089/how-to-always-start-microsoft-edge-in-inprivate-browsing-mode-on-windows-10/

 

Diagnosing a Slow-loading Webpage with Firefox – Introducing the Network Performance Display in Web Developer Tools

Firefox and other browsers include diagnostic tools. I'll show how to use the network tool to diagnose slow-loading web pages.

https://askleo.com/diagnosing-a-slow-loading-webpage-with-firefox/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JRPYYtvZKpdfbL

 

SSD vs HDD: Which should I have in my PC?

https://www.windowscentral.com/ssd-vs-hdd-which-should-i-have-my-pc

 

Google most popular brand to impersonate in phishing campaigns - report

https://securitybrief.eu/story/google-most-popular-brand-to-impersonate-in-phishing-campaigns-report

 

Chrome will soon be less of a memory hog in Windows 10

It's borrowing a cue from Microsoft Edge.

https://www.engadget.com/chrome-memory-reduction-in-windows-10-201440217.html

 

New Ransomware: Pay Up Or Files Go Public

https://www.infopackets.com/news/10770/new-ransomware-pay-or-files-go-public

 

10 Useful Tips for When Your VPN Speed Is Slow

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/useful-tips-vpn-speed-slow/

 

Windows 10 version 2004, May 2020 Update, removed features

Alongside the new improvements, Windows 10 version 2004 is removing and deprecating several features. Here's the list.

https://pureinfotech.com/windows-10-2004-may-2020-update-removed-features/

 

Google sees resurgence in state-backed hacking, phishing related to COVID-19

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-cyber-idUSKBN2340CH

 

Threat Spotlight: Form-based attacks

https://blog.barracuda.com/2020/05/28/threat-spotlight-form-based-attacks/

 

Tipster outs new Galaxy Fold 2 details - thinner than ever with 7.7in display, 3.8mm bezel: but is that the right approach after the Galaxy Fold’s notorious QA issues?

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Tipster-outs-new-Galaxy-Fold-2-details-thinner-than-ever-with-7-7in-display-3-8mm-bezel-but-is-that-the-right-approach-after-the-Galaxy-Fold-s-notorious-QA-issues.477052.0.html

 

EA announces Star Wars: Squadrons, a new first-person starfighter dogfighting game

Lock S-foils in attack position

https://www.theverge.com/21289266/star-wars-squadrons-game-trailer-multiplayer-team-x-wing

 

How To Bend Text With Paint.NET

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-bend-text-paint-net/

 

Get Ready, Your Twitter Feed Will Soon Be Full of 'Voice Tweets'

Twitter will test the feature on iOS in the coming weeks. The company hopes 'voice tweeting' appeals to storytellers such as activists, podcasters, and comedians.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/get-ready-your-twitter-feed-will-soon-be-full-of-voice-tweets

 

An awful new twist on sextortion scams – what you need to know

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/awful-new-twist-on-sextortion-scams/742676/

 

Ex-Facebook VP Chamath Palihapitiya thinks governments will go after Big Tech and break them up within a decade

  - Former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya told the CB Insights conference that regulators are going to come down hard on Big Tech in the next 10 years. 

  - Palihapitiya said Big Tech firms undermine what the regulators want — power. 

  - He believes regulators will tax companies like Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon “to death.”  

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/18/ex-facebook-vp-regulators-big-tech.html

 

How to Include Captions in Microsoft Excel Graphs

https://www.howtogeek.com/673657/how-to-include-captions-in-microsoft-excel-graphs/

 

Will My Email Be There If I Reactivate a Deleted Account? Don’t Count On It

When you delete an account, the provider may not keep its contents in case you want to reactivate the deleted account. I have an alternative suggestion.

https://askleo.com/will-my-email-be-there-if-i-reactivate-a-deleted-account-dont-count-on-it/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JRPYYtvZKpdfbL

 

Windows 10 optional updates to resume in July

Microsoft paused optional cumulative updates for Windows 10 in March but is bringing them back next month.

https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-optional-updates-resume-july

 

Cyber defence agency found over 1,500 'malicious' fake Canadian government COVID-19 websites

https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/cyber-defence-agency-found-over-1500-malicious-fake-canadian-government-covid-19-websites

 

Adobe will tell you to uninstall Flash by the end of 2020

It plans to aggressively cut off support when the year is done.

https://www.engadget.com/adobe-flash-to-ask-users-to-uninstall-214536288.html

 

Microsoft Surface Duo looks imminent — and could be bad news for Galaxy Fold 2

The Microsoft Surface Duo could launch very soon

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/microsoft-surface-duo-looks-imminent-and-could-be-bad-news-for-galaxy-fold-2

 

7 Naming Tips for Your Hardware Devices: Routers, USB Drives, and More

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/not-just-any-name-tips-for-picking-good-names-for-your-devices/

 

Xbox One May 2020 Update: new features and changes

A new update for Xbox One is rolling out with better Guide, Community, filters, and Mixer improvements, and here's all you need to know.

https://pureinfotech.com/xbox-one-may-2020-update-new-features-changes/

 

NSA warns of new Sandworm attacks on email servers

NSA says Russia's military hackers have been attacking Exim email servers to plant backdoors since August 2019.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/nsa-warns-of-new-sandworm-attacks-on-email-servers/

 

The $12 Billion Electronic Funds Transfer Fraud Problem: How to Recover Your Funds

https://www.icemiller.com/ice-on-fire-insights/publications/the-$12-billion-electronic-funds-transfer-fraud-pr/

 

This could be the most dangerous Android phone of 2020 for Google

https://bgr.com/2020/06/20/oneplus-8-price-cheaper-pixel-5-iphone-se-pixel-4a/

 

Comcast extends free Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspot access through the end of 2020

The hotspots are free even for non-subscribers

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/20/21296913/comcast-free-wifi-hotspot

 

How To Set Up A VPN In Windows 10 [May 2020]

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-set-up-vpn-windows-10/

 

Windows 10 20H2 Update Will Include Chromium Edge Browser

Microsoft finally decides to replace the old Edge browser with the Chromium-based version and make it the default for Windows 10.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/windows-10-20h2-update-will-include-chromium-edge-browser

 

Warning: Bug allows complete takeover of dozens of popular routers

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/bug-allows-hackers-to-takeover-your-router/742680/

 

Facebook, YouTube usage linked to belief in coronavirus conspiracy theories, study finds

  - The research, carried out by Ipsos Mori for King’s College London, provides an insight into how some of the misconceptions about Covid-19 have gained traction as well as where they are sourced.

  - The study said 60% of those who believe the virus is linked to 5G radiation get their information from YouTube, compared with 14% of those who think this belief is false.

  - It also found that people who use social media to find information on the virus are more likely to have broken lockdown rules.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/17/social-media-usage-linked-to-belief-in-coronavirus-conspiracy-theories.html

 

10 Awesome Windows 10 Desktop Tips and Tricks

https://www.howtogeek.com/676052/10-awesome-windows-10-desktop-tips-and-tricks/

 

What’s a “Zero-Day” Attack? A Diagram of the Vulnerability Timeline

A zero-day attack is an exploitation of a software vulnerability before there's a fix for it. I'll review the timeline.

https://askleo.com/whats-zero-day-attack/?awt_a=7qbL&awt_l=GnD8k&awt_m=JRPYYtvZKpdfbL

 

Microsoft's PowerPoint Live makes it easy to share presentations online

PowerPoint Live allows people to browse slides and jump back to your presentation with ease.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsofts-powerpoint-live-makes-it-easy-share-presentations-online

 

FBI Officials Arrest Another Alleged FIN7 Gang Member

https://hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com/blog/fbi-officials-arrest-another-alleged-fin7-gang-member-23372.html

 

Hacker Lexicon: What Is a Side Channel Attack?

Computers constantly give off more information than you might realize—which hackers can use to pry out their secrets.

https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-side-channel-attack/

 

Google Pixel 4a vs. Pixel 3a: The biggest upgrades to expect

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/google-pixel-4a-vs-pixel-3a-the-biggest-upgrades-to-expect

 

How to Organize Your Amazon Kindle: 7 Tips and Tricks to Know

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/organize-kindle-minimal-effort/

 

How to fix large Windows.edb on Windows 10

If you're running out of space and you can't operate your device, it's likely because the Windows.edb file has grown very large – here's how to fix the problem on Windows 10.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-large-windows-edb-windows-10/

 

Abnormal Attack Stories: LogMeIn Phishing

https://abnormalsecurity.com/blog/abnormal-attack-stories-logmein-phishing/

 

[Heads Up] Ransomware Damage Skyrockets As Ransoms Grew 14 Times In Just 12 Months

https://blog.knowbe4.com/heads-up-ransomware-damage-skyrockets-as-ransoms-grew-14-times-in-just-12-months

 

Intel Tiger Lake Core i7-1165G7 4 Core CPU On Par With AMD Renoir Ryzen 7 4700U 8 Core CPU in 3DMark Time Spy, Up To 35% Lead In Graphics Test With Xe GPU

https://wccftech.com/intel-tiger-lake-core-i7-1165g7-on-par-with-amd-renoir-ryzen-7-4700u-cpu-3dmark-time-spy/

 

APPLE’S APP STORE FEES ARE ‘HIGHWAY ROBBERY,’ SAYS HOUSE ANTITRUST COMMITTEE CHAIR

“30 percent is unconscionable,” says Congressman David Cicilline

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/18/21295778/apple-app-store-hey-email-fees-policies-antitrust-wwdc-2020

 

The Best Kodi Add-Ons [May 2020]

https://www.techjunkie.com/best-kodi-addons/

 

Fake Government Leaks on Social Media Tied to Russian Disinformation Operation

A mysterious Russian group has spent six years seeding over 300 social media platforms and web forums with fake news stories and forged government documents to sow conflict in Western countries, according to a new report.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/fake-government-leaks-on-social-media-tied-to-russian-disinformation-operation

 

How to make digital copies of your vinyl records, CDs and tapes

https://www.komando.com/news/make-digital-copies-of-your-music/742284/

 

U.S. firms can work with Huawei on 5G and other standards. Here’s what it means

  - U.S. firms can work with Huawei on setting standards for next-generation technologies, the Department of Commerce said Monday.

  - The move is significant because it means American firms will be able to have a seat at the table in the formation on so-called standards, which are specification and rules that govern how critical technologies work. 

  - “The United States will not cede leadership in global innovation,” U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/16/us-firms-can-work-with-huawei-on-5g-and-other-standards.html

 

Wearing a mask in the Oval Office.

https://thecyberwire.com/podcasts/hacking-humans/100/transcript

 

Moto G Fast vs. Moto E: Here's which sub-$200 Motorola phone to buy

Both Motorola phones are solid options if your budget is under $200, and if you're trying to decide which one to get, we're here to help.

https://www.cnet.com/news/moto-g-fast-vs-moto-e-heres-which-sub-200-motorola-phone-to-buy/

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