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Experts: Devastating ransomware attack on Garmin
highlights danger of haphazard breach responses
The GPS maker scrambled to contain the aftermath of
an attack as employees took to social media to describe what was
This clever Netflix scam attempts to steal your
credit card information
- A new Netflix phishing scam has been
making the rounds that attempts to steal your login and credit
card information by tricking you into updating your account.
- The scam directs users to a surprisingly
convincing Netflix clone site to enter their details.
- Always be sure to triple check the sender
before you click a link inside of any email you receive.
Is It Safe to Buy Games From Key Resellers?
Key resellers have prices that you can't resist.
But are these prices too good to be true?
AMD top and bottom lines beat expectations, lead by
Windows Terminal picks up new features with version
Microsoft makes available a preview of the new
features and improvements coming to the Windows Terminal in
Garmin Confirms Services Upended by Ransomware
Microsoft Remote Desktop brings your Windows 10 PC
to your Android smartphone or tablet
The update also brings support for Microsoft
Authenticator and Android TV
Meeting evolving family needs with adaptive product
This Doesn’t Need to Happen
Another day, another story of data loss. The
frustrating thing is that it doesn't have to happen.
Save your photos with SanDisk's ibi Smart Photo
Manager at $30 off
Dark money and PAC’s coordinated ‘reopen’ push are
behind doctors’ viral hydroxychloroquine video
Critical Wordpress plugin bug lets hackers take
over hosting account
What Does Google Know About You (and How Can You
Microsoft's To-Do app is now guest-starring in
Teams and more
Drag-and-drop task creation within Outlook is one
of the most useful To-Do integrations so far.
The Future's Biggest Cybercrime Threat May Already
Current attacks will continue to be refined, and
what may seem a weakness now could turn out to be a disaster.
Laptop Is Plugged In but Not Charging? 8 Steps to
Solve Your Issue
How to take and edit a screenshot on an iPhone 11
With or without a home button.
What to expect from tech’s historic antitrust
showdown with Congress
AMD's fantastic 6-core Ryzen 5 3600 plummets to
It was already one of the best values around at its
Face masks are breaking facial recognition
algorithms, says new government study
Stopping the spread of disease and mass
Exclusive: Want Face ID on the Mac? macOS Big Sur
suggests the TrueDepth camera is coming
How To Limit Internet Bandwidth On Your PC
Do you have equity in your home? You must do this
to protect yourself
North Korean Hackers May Be Dabbling in Ransomware
Kaspersky Lab uncovers evidence that Lazarus, an
infamous North Korean hacking group allegedly responsible for
WannaCry, was behind two ransomware attacks earlier this year.
12-packs of Purell are back in stock at Amazon—get
your hands on the good stuff while you can
WINDOWS 10 TO RECEIVE ONLY ONE FEATURE UPDATE PER
Microsoft is expected to start releasing only one
feature update per year for Windows 10, instead of two.
The Essential Need for 5G in the COVID World
How to make your printer ink last longer
Some top tips to get the most out of your office
DoJ charges Chinese hackers with targeting COVID-19
Why Don’t People Back Up?
Backups are one of the ways people can protect
themselves from everything from hardware failure to virus
infections. So why don't people back up?
On Windows 10's fifth anniversary, we look to the
past — and the future
Five years of Windows 10. What could possibly be
AMC strikes historic deal with Universal,
shortening number of days films need to run in theaters before
- AMC Theaters agreed to show Universal
Pictures films on the big screen once more and grant Universal a
smaller theatrical window so it could make its titles available
- As part of the deal, Universal and Focus
Features must play movies in cinemas for at least three weekends,
or 17 days, before releasing those films on premium video
- Previously, theaters would have the
exclusive rights to films for 90 days.
- AMC will also share in these new revenue
streams from premium video on demand.
Emotet malware now steals your email attachments to
Here's How to Report Spammers (and how NOT to)
AMD's fantastic 6-core Ryzen 5 3600 plummets to
It was already one of the best values around at its
Lazarus Group Shifts Gears with Custom Ransomware
The North Korea-linked APT group has developed its
own ransomware strain to better conduct financial theft,
How to Search File Contents in Windows
Monitor won’t rotate? You might be able to use a
Your Mac might be able to rotate your display in
software, but what if you hardware is fixed in place?
Microsoft’s new Family Safety app offers parental
controls across phones, PCs and Xbox
This loaded Raspberry Pi 4 starter pack is 30% off
Labists is selling its Raspberry Pi 4 starter kit
for $70 on Amazon right now.
Microsoft launches new Family Safety app for iOS
Content filters, location sharing, and much more
Concept imagines overhauled iPad mini with iPad
Pro-like design and Face ID
The Best 5Ghz WiFi Channel For Your Router [August
Remove your name, address and more off this site
Oops, Decimal Point Error Causes Etsy to Massively
Overcharge for Shipping Labels
Merchants who thought they were paying tens of
dollars for postage ended up being charged in the thousands. As a
result, some unlucky sellers had their entire bank accounts
Google’s Dreams of Challenging Amazon Aren’t Dead
Microsoft reportedly building variant of Windows 10
like Chrome OS
Microsoft is building a new web-focused experience
of Windows 10X to complete with Chrome OS, according to report.
Beware of Counterfeit Network Equipment
How to Netflix Chromecast: watching Netflix on
Google's streaming dongle
How to watch Netflix on Google Chromecast
Redressing social injustice using AI ethics
What you ought to know about efforts to bake
ethical considerations into surveillance, behavior profiling tools
Can I Back Up Files to a Separate Partition on the
Same Hard Disk?
It's tempting to back up to a separate partition,
because it's somewhat like another disk. The problem is, it's not.
You could be risking your data.
Surface Neo delay confirmed by Microsoft Store
The Surface Neo won't be in your stocking this
What you need to know
- Microsoft's Surface Neo store listing no
longer states the device is "Coming Holiday 2020."
- The Surface Neo was already suspected to
be delayed, but the page adds confirmation.
- Microsoft will release Windows 10X to
single-screen devices before any dual-screen devices.
Apple aimed to level playing field for developers,
says App Store chief
- On Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim
Cook will face questions from U.S. lawmakers about whether the
iPhone maker’s App Store practices give it unfair power over
independent software developers.
- But when the App Store launched in 2008
with 500 apps, Apple executives viewed it as an experiment in
offering a compellingly low commission rate to attract developers,
Philip W. Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide
marketing and top executive for the App Store, told Reuters in an
Hacker leaks 386 million user records from 18
companies for free
Logitech's Pro X gaming headset goes wireless for
It's the first headset to use 2.4GHz Lightspeed
Tested: Android's newest chip shows we probably
don't need premium phones anymore
Snapdragon 765 vs Android's fastest phones
Researchers Foil Phishing Attempt on Netflix
Hackers use two stolen domains to steal credentials
from Netflix users and then send them to the real Netflix site.
Windows 10 Optional Features: A Quick Guide to the
Best Extras You May Want
Apple media sharing limits explained and why you
should use Plex instead
Apple sets limits in a few directions on what you
can share among people in a family or home.
Instacart blames reused passwords for account
hacks, but customers are still without basic two-factor security
Upgrade to a pixel-packed 4K display for only $229
Amazon is selling a 60Hz AOC 4K monitor for
The Chromecast’s reset button is proof of the
reliability of hardware in a digital world
Button of the Month: Chromecast reset button
Hands-on with the 10 best iOS 14 features for
The Best 5 Free & Affordable Alternatives To
Quicken [July 2020]
7 essential smartphone maintenance tips
OLED vs. QLED: What's the Difference?
Samsung is promoting QLED panels for its high-end
TVs, while LG is pushing organic light-emitting diode (OLED) for
its flagship models. Which technology do you want in your next
television? We explain.
Can’t find Lysol disinfectant spray? Here’s what to
MOZILLA VPN NOW AVAILABLE ON WINDOWS 10 AND ANDROID
You can now browse the internet more privately with
Mozilla VPN. It cost $4.99, and it's available in six countries.
US Cloud Gaming Subscriptions Target $3B
How to test password strength using these free
Keep your passwords safe and secure
Avast relocates Hong Kong VPN servers
Safeguarding fundamental privacy rights is our top
Do I Need to Make a New Rescue Disc Every Time My
Backup Software Updates?
If you don’t have rescue media, you can use another
machine to make it. You certainly don’t need to make one every
time you back up or update the software.
Windows Central Podcast 188: The future of Windows
with Mary-Jo Foley
On this episode of the Windows Central Podcast:
Surface Duo at the FCC, a new Windows 10 beta build, and the
future of Windows!
Rite Aid deployed facial recognition systems in
hundreds of U.S. stores (with more people wearing masks, facial
recognition is worthless besides race, gender, various illnesses
and accidents may alter ones face)
- Rite Aid quietly added facial recognition
systems to 200 stores across the United States over about eight
years, in one of the largest rollouts of such technology among
retailers in the country, a Reuters investigation found.
- In the hearts of New York and metro Los
Angeles, Rite Aid deployed the technology in largely lower-income,
non-white neighborhoods, according to a Reuters analysis.
- For more than a year, the retailer used
state-of-the-art facial recognition technology from a company with
links to China and its authoritarian government, Reuters reported.
Industrial VPN vulnerabilities put critical
infrastructure at risk
Intel debuts slightly slower, slightly cheaper
version of its 10-core 10900K chip
The i9-10850K is 100MHz slower but is otherwise
largely the same.
The best CPUs for gaming
Game on with these picks for every budget.
7.5M Banking Customers Affected in Dave Security
The financial services app confirms user data was
compromised in a data breach at its former third-party provider,
The 8 Most Common Reasons Why Windows Gets
Sabrent XTRM-Q SSD review: 8TB of pocket-sized
Thunderbolt 3/USB storage
Realize top performance across platforms using this
small, capacious, 10Gbps drive.
Let’s close the gap and finally pass a federal data
Master the Raspberry Pi with this absolutely loaded
$15 Humble book bundle
Humble's Raspberry Pi book bundle packs in a ton of
instructional material at a ridiculously low price.
Mac OS 8 is now an app you can download and install
on macOS, Windows, and Linux
An Electron version of Mac OS 8
Apple sold out of standalone 5K Mac displays with
no official solution
LG Ultrafine 5K Display
How To Password Protect A USB Drive In Windows
SIM swapping: 5 ways to protect your phone from
Amazon Redesigns Alexa App With a Focus on
The date and weather information is replaced by a
big Alexa button, and Skills are on a separate screen.
Should you use a VPN?
Robots, QR codes and bluetooth: Businesses turn to
tech as they reopen
As some technologists have worked to create
state-of-the-art contact tracing systems, others have embraced
existing technologies to make simple solutions.
Why Microsoft Teams Will Be the De Facto Standard
for Video Collaboration
Future AirPods could use bone conduction for
The Case Against Full-Disk Encryption
I have had several laptops with MS Bitdefender
which encrypts the whole disk and makes upgrading the OS a
headache. You have to disable the encryption, upgrade and
EU launches antitrust probe focusing on Alexa,
Google Assistant, and Siri
EU regulators want to know whether voice assistants
are giving companies such as Amazon, Apple, and Google an unfair
advantage by limiting choice and collecting data on their users.