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Zoom on Chromebooks gets a major upgrade with PWA app — download it now

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/zoom-on-chromebooks-gets-a-major-upgrade-with-pwa-app-download-it-now

 

When Is the Best Time To Buy a New Laptop?

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/buy-next-laptop-170000666.html

 

How to Search the Settings Menu on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/702648/how-to-search-the-settings-menu-on-android/

 

How to Protect Yourself From the New Windows 10 and 11 Security Bug

Microsoft is investigating a serious bug that could allow hackers to take control of your PC.

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-new-windows-10-and-11-1847338342

 

Framework laptop review: This DIY laptop wants you to take it apart and repair it

It's the ultimate Right to Repair laptop.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3626199/framework-laptop-review-take-it-apart-and-repair-it.html

 

Fix Unknown USB Device, Descriptor Request Failed error on Windows computers

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-unknown-usb-device-descriptor-request-failed-error-on-windows-computers

 

DD-WRT vs. Tomato vs. OpenWRT: Which Router Firmware Is the Best?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/dd-wrt-vs-tomato-vs-openwrt-router-firmware/

 

Microsoft crippled the Windows 11 Taskbar

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/24/microsoft-crippled-the-windows-11-taskbar/

 

How I Fixed a Failed Windows 10 Update

The process to a working machine.

https://askleo.com/how-i-fixed-a-failed-windows-10-update/

 

Lemon Duck malware isn't done harassing Windows and Linux, it's evolving

This is one duck you don't want to feed.

https://www.windowscentral.com/lemon-duck-isnt-done-harassing-windows-and-linux

 

Download Official Clippy, Solitaire, Bliss and Microsoft Paint Wallpapers

https://www.askvg.com/official-clippy-solitaire-bliss-and-microsoft-paint-wallpapers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+askvg+%28AskVG%29

 

How to Generate System Diagnostics Report in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/81928-generate-system-diagnostics-report-windows-10-a.html

 

Framework’s modular laptop is uncontroversial on purpose

The company’s first repairable notebook shouldn’t be treated with kid gloves.

https://www.engadget.com/framework-laptop-review-150001399.html

 

Slow PC? 3 common causes and how to fix them yourself

We'll walk you through how to fix a sluggish computer on your own.

https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/slow-pc-3-common-causes-and-how-to-fix-them-yourself/

 

How to Update Asus Motherboard BIOS

Update your Asus motherboard drivers too

https://www.lifewire.com/update-bios-on-asus-motherboard-5189345

 

Russian Hackers Disguised as LinkedIn Networkers Spreading Malware

Google security researchers uncover a massive hacking campaign that most likely originated with Russian state cybercriminals and targeted government officials in several European countries. 

https://news.softpedia.com/news/russian-hackers-disguised-as-linkedin-networkers-spreading-malware-533518.shtml

 

A missing ampersand locked some users out of their Chromebooks

Reddit, of course, spotted the typo

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/23/22590425/chrome-os-release-bricked-ampersand-typo-reddit-update

 

Saudi Aramco data breach sees 1 TB stolen data for sale

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/saudi-aramco-data-breach-sees-1-tb-stolen-data-for-sale/

 

Rise in Ransomware Requires Strong Government Response, Executives Say

Ransomware has become an intolerable situation in many nations, says FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia

https://www.wsj.com/articles/ransomware-is-an-intolerable-situation-fireeye-ceo-says-11622649180

 

Recent Attacks Lead to Renewed Calls for Banning Ransom Payments

While attackers in protected jurisdictions continue to get massive sums for continuing to breach organizations, the ransomware threat will only continue to grow.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/recent-attacks-lead-to-renewed-calls-for-banning-ransom-payments/d/d-id/1341548

 

Anyone can see the layout of your home and what you paid for it – Do this to stay safe

https://www.komando.com/safety-security-reviews/protect-your-home/799811/

 

Arm Reveals Flexible, Non-Silicon PlasticArm Chip

Arm and PragmatIC made a flexible microprocessor that doesn't rely on silicon in a bid to create an 'internet of everything' built on more than a trillion objects.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/arm-reveals-flexible-non-silicon-plasticarm-chip

 

NSA: Rebooting often can thwart phone hackers

https://news.yahoo.com/nsa-rebooting-often-thwart-phone-050146403.html

 

How to Convert a DOCX Document to a PPTX File

https://www.howtogeek.com/730075/how-to-convert-a-word-document-to-a-powerpoint-presentation-2/

 

How to Fix (and Prevent) the Latest ChromeOS Bugs

Chrome OS 91's newest update is locking Chromebook users out of their devices.

https://lifehacker.com/how-to-fix-and-prevent-the-latest-chromeos-bugs-1847330697

 

How to set up and use Teams Chat in Windows 11

Text your friends with Teams (video calls coming soon).

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3626196/how-to-set-up-and-use-teams-chat-in-windows-11.html

 

Windows 10 automatically compressing files? Here’s the fix!

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows-10-automatically-compressing-files-heres-the-fix

 

How to Combine Scanned Documents into PDF on macOS

https://www.maketecheasier.com/combine-two-scanned-documents-osx/

 

Audacity publishes updated Privacy Policy and an Apology

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/23/audacity-publishes-updated-privacy-policy-and-an-apology/

 

How Do I Move Thunderbird to a New Computer?

Just say the secret word.

https://askleo.com/how_do_i_move_my_thunderbirdbased_email_from_one_machine_to_another/

 

Amazon may be attempting to dethrone Microsoft 365

Experts weigh in on the look of Microsoft's and Amazon's latest theater of war.

https://www.windowscentral.com/amazon-may-be-attempting-dethrone-microsoft-365

 

Fix “This PC can’t Run Windows 11” Error Message While Installing Windows 11

https://www.askvg.com/fix-this-pc-cant-run-windows-11-error-message-while-installing-windows-11-setup/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+askvg+%28AskVG%29

 

PowerShell Scripting - Update Windows 10 USB install media

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/96845-powershell-scripting-update-windows-10-usb-install-media.html

 

FTC votes to fight back against right to repair restrictions

The agency published a paper outlining how it plans to support consumers and small businesses.

https://www.engadget.com/ftc-right-to-repair-policy-statement-203721173.html

 

Apple's Target Disk Mode: How to turn a Mac into an external hard drive

https://www.cnet.com/videos/apples-target-disk-mode-how-to-turn-a-mac-into-an-external-hard-drive/

 

How to Make a Laptop Battery Last Longer

Extend each charge, and the life of your battery

https://www.lifewire.com/make-laptop-battery-last-longer-5189983

 

Biden Administration to Announce Counter-Ransomware Task Force

According to a Senate staffer who spoke candidly on conditions of anonymity, many federal agencies have taken various defensive and offensive actions through a yet-to-be-named task force, Politico says. 

https://news.softpedia.com/news/biden-administration-to-announce-white-hat-ransomware-task-force-533517.shtml

 

Apple Music’s spatial audio and lossless streaming are now available on Android

But if your phone doesn’t support Atmos, spatial audio won’t work

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/23/22590148/apple-music-spatial-audio-dolby-atmos-lossless-android

 

iPhones running latest iOS hacked to deploy NSO Group spyware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iphones-running-latest-ios-hacked-to-deploy-nso-group-spyware/

 

Former Officials Say Broader Cybersecurity Requirements Needed for Critical Infrastructure

Government urged to provide further directives for crucial industries after pipeline attack

https://www.wsj.com/articles/former-officials-say-broader-cybersecurity-requirements-needed-for-critical-infrastructure-11622539802?page=1

 

4 Future Integrated Circuit Threats to Watch

Threats to the supply chains for ICs and other computer components are poised to wreak even more havoc on organizations.

https://www.darkreading.com/physical-security/4-future-integrated-circuit-threats-to-watch/a/d-id/1341487

 

6 checkups to give your tech now to avoid a shocking repair bill later

https://www.komando.com/smartphones-gadgets/6-tech-checkups/799286/

 

Malware Is Being Distributed Via Fake Windows 11 Installers

Malware is masquerading as Microsoft's next-gen operating system to infect unsuspecting users' systems.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/malware-is-being-distributed-via-fake-windows-11-installers

 

Cybersecurity officials call on Congress to force private companies to disclose ransomware attacks

https://news.yahoo.com/cybersecurity-officials-call-congress-force-184300566.html

 

How to Use Do Not Disturb on Chromebook to Silence Notifications

https://www.howtogeek.com/728153/how-to-use-do-not-disturb-on-chromebook-to-silence-notifications/

 

6 Ways to Keep Your Gmail Storage Free and Under 15GB

A little storage management can help you avoid paying for Google Drive.

https://lifehacker.com/6-ways-to-keep-your-gmail-storage-free-and-under-15gb-1847328454

 

AVG Secure VPN review: An easy-to-use VPN from a well-known security brand

AVG Secure is a solid mainstream VPN for those who just want to connect to a location and forget about everything else.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3625869/avgsecure-vpn-review.html

 

How to test Webcam in Windows 11/10? Is it working?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-test-webcam-in-windows

 

The History of Various Linux Distros

https://www.maketecheasier.com/history-of-linux-distros/

 

Workaround for Windows 10 and 11 HiveNightmare Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/22/workaround-for-windows-10-and-11-hivenightmare-windows-elevation-of-privilege-vulnerability/

 

Is cloud backup a reasonabe alternative to an external hard drive?

https://askleo.com/is_cloud_backup_a_reasonable_alternative_to_an_external_hard_drive/

 

EVGA will replace RTX 3090s bricked by Amazon New World

A New World means a new graphics card.

https://www.windowscentral.com/evga-will-replace-rtx-3090s-bricked-amazon-new-world

 

[Tip] Enable New Settings Page Redesign UI in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-new-settings-page-redesign-ui-in-google-chrome/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+askvg+%28AskVG%29

 

How to Change Delay Time to Show Taskbar Thumbnails in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/21005-change-delay-time-show-taskbar-thumbnails-windows-10-a.html

 

Zoom adds third-party apps to video calls

Zoom Events are available today as well.

https://www.engadget.com/zoom-third-party-apps-183929305.html

 

Windows 11: Multitask like a champ with Snap Layouts and virtual desktops

Windows 11 has two awesome new features to help you get more done. Here's what's coming.

https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/windows-11-multitask-like-a-champ-with-snap-layouts-and-virtual-desktops/

 

How to Install Motherboard Drivers

Install all or only individual drivers to keep your system updated

https://www.lifewire.com/install-motherboard-drivers-5188036

 

Kaspersky Unveils the Riskiest Android Messaging Apps

Kaspersky cybersecurity researchers examined Android instant messaging apps to determine their level of risk to users. Cybercriminals have been known to exploit the popularity of chat apps to launch phishing attacks and scams.  

https://news.softpedia.com/news/kaspersky-unveils-the-riskiest-android-messaging-apps-533516.shtml

 

Evernote works to keep current users and tries for new ones

A redesign and new price plans are the latest in the app’s fight to stay relevant

https://www.theverge.com/22589210/evernote-update-productivity-plans

 

Windows 11 features, expected release date, and latest news

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-11-features-expected-release-date-and-latest-news/

 

Cybersecurity: Why a culture of silence and driving mistakes underground is bad for everyone

Creating a cybersecurity culture in which employees are scared to come forward about potential cybersecurity mistakes just creates more problems in the long run - especially if cyber criminals have breached your network.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cybersecurity-why-a-culture-of-silence-and-driving-mistakes-underground-is-bad-for-everyone/

 

CISA Launches New Website to Aid Ransomware Defenders

StopRansomware.gov provides information to help organizations protect against, and respond to, ransomware attacks.

https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/cisa-launches-new-website-to-aid-ransomware-defenders/d/d-id/1341539

 

A PC virus is now attacking Macs – Here’s what to look for

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/pc-virus-attacking-macs/800076/

 

Google Drive Adds Ability to Block Other Users

Some users are abusing Drive's sharing tools in order to harass other people.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/google-drive-adds-ability-to-block-other-users

 

Opinion | The Cyber Apocalypse Never Came. Here’s What We Got Instead.

https://news.yahoo.com/opinion-cyber-apocalypse-never-came-033048552.html

 

Windows 11 Won’t Let You Move the Taskbar (But It Should)

https://www.howtogeek.com/737198/windows-11-wont-let-you-move-the-taskbar-but-it-should/

 

The Do's and Don'ts of Buying a Refurbished Laptop

You can save some cash by buying an almost-new laptop—if you do it right.

https://lifehacker.com/the-dos-and-donts-of-buying-a-refurbished-laptop-1847317444

 

How to unzip files in Windows 10

It's easy, and the tools are built right into Windows.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3625460/how-to-unzip-files-in-windows-10.html

 

Photoshop Scratch Disks are full? How do you empty Scratch Disk without opening Photoshop?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/photoshop-scratch-disks-are-full

 

How to Run Old Games on Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/run-old-games-on-windows/

 

DirectStorage won't be a Windows 11 exclusive after all

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/20/directstorage-wont-be-a-windows-11-exclusive-after-all/

 

How should I configure my email so that clicking mail links in other programs works?

https://askleo.com/how_should_i_configure_my_email_so_that_clicking_mail_links_in_other_programs_works/

 

Microsoft research confirms tech support scams still exist

Scammers won't give up, no matter what year it is.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-research-confirms-tech-support-scams-still-exist

 

[Tip] Enable New “Memories” History Feature in Google Chrome

https://www.askvg.com/tip-enable-new-memories-history-feature-in-google-chrome/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+askvg+%28AskVG%29

 

How to Enable or Disable News and Interests on Taskbar in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/178178-how-enable-disable-news-interests-taskbar-windows-10-a.html

 

Clubhouse's audio chat rooms are now open to everyone

The app is ditching the waitlist system as it moves out of beta.

https://www.engadget.com/clubhouse-beta-open-to-everyone-audio-chat-170029064.html

 

Experiencing slow Wi-Fi? It could be caused by internet throttling. Here's how to tell

Internet service providers throttling your connection could really slow down your internet speed, but you may be able to fix the problem at home with a VPN.

https://www.cnet.com/home/internet/experiencing-slow-wi-fi-it-could-be-caused-by-internet-throttling-heres-how-to-tell/

 

Motherboard Fan Connectors: What They Are and How They Work

Yes, you can plug a 3-pin into 4-pin

https://www.lifewire.com/what-are-motherboard-fan-connectors-5188131

 

Intel Adds Windows 11 Support To Its Latest 30.0.100.9684 Graphics DCH Driver

Intel has just rolled out it’s latest Graphics DCH driver, namely version 30.0.100.9684, which is compatible with Microsoft’s newest Windows 11 operating system (besides the already supported Windows 10), adds support for F1 2021 title, and includes improvements for a large number of games.

https://drivers.softpedia.com/blog/intel-adds-windows-11-support-for-its-latest-30-0-100-9684-graphics-dch-driver-533520.shtml

 

Google Drive will let you block other users to stop potential harassment

The new feature is rolling out over the next couple of weeks

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/23/22590096/google-drive-block-users-harassment-abuse-sharing-files

 

New Windows print spooler zero day exploitable via remote print servers

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/new-windows-print-spooler-zero-day-exploitable-via-remote-print-servers/

 

Ransomware: Dramatic increase in attacks is causing harm on a significant scale

National Crime Agency report warns of the rise in frequency and severity of ransomware attacks as cyber criminals exploit increase in remote working.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-dramatic-increase-in-attacks-is-causing-harm-on-a-significant-scale/

 

oT-Specific Malware Infections Jumped 700% Amid Pandemic

Gafgyt and Mirai malware represented majority of IoT malware, new data from Zscaler shows.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/iot-specific-malware-infections-jumped-700--amid-pandemic/d/d-id/1341537

 

Tech tip: How to find anyone’s email address online

https://www.komando.com/kims-column/find-email-addresses-online/799804/

 

Here's Why Porn Is Appearing on News Websites Across the Web

This is what happens when a old video hosting domain name gets purchased by a porn company.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/heres-why-porn-is-appearing-on-news-websites-across-the-web

 

IBM: Cost of data breaches hit 17-year high

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ibm-cost-data-breaches-hit-040156717.html

 

What Is The Hard Drive Cache And What Does It Do?

https://www.alphr.com/what-is-hard-drive-cache/

 

Open source tools and tips for improving your Linux PC's performance

Make changes to your software (and how you use it) to improve your Linux computer's performance.

https://opensource.com/article/21/7/improve-linux-pc-performance?utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=weekly&sc_cid=7013a000002wOz1AAE

 

Vilo's $20-per-node mesh network: A hands-on report

Vilo's $70 three-pack of mesh routers offer a solid budget alternative to a higher-performance mesh network.

https://tinyurl.com/7cv5wu4u

   

Testing Waterfox, a Firefox alternative

Browsing Options

Waterfox, a fork of the Mozilla Firefox browser, is designed for greater speed and privacy, as well as compatibility with older add-ons. We consider two versions of the Waterfox browser and what they have to offer.

https://www.linuxpromagazine.com/Issues/2020/237/Waterfox/(tagID)/340

 

What’s the Best Upgrade for an Older Machine?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tO2K1O6G-rs

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[Security Alert] Immediately Protect “Config” Directory in Windows 10 and Windows 11 (DO NOT IGNORE THIS - up to date systems are OK)

https://tinyurl.com/y6nbfww

 

How to Set Up Your Home Wifi Like a Complete Maniac

Let's all take a moment to laugh at the Jalopnik EIC's unhinged outdoor wifi setup.

https://gizmodo.com/how-to-set-up-your-home-wifi-like-a-complete-maniac-1847362678

 

Windows 11 may be a target — Microsoft tops the list of cybercriminals' favorite brand for phishing

Microsoft tops the list of most imitated brands

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/embargoed-do-not-pub-windows-11-may-be-a-target-microsoft-tops-list-of-cybercriminals-favorite-brand-for-phishing

 

Intel's revised roadmap looks beyond 1 nanometer chips

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/intel-chip-roadmap-7nm-20a-210033768.html

 

How to Reset Your Advertising ID on iPhone

https://www.howtogeek.com/732909/how-to-reset-your-advertising-id-on-iphone/

 

Here is what happens when you run out of Google Storage space

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/08/here-is-what-happens-when-you-run-out-of-google-storage-space/

 

Why am I getting tracking cookies from your site?

https://askleo.com/why_am_i_getting_tracking_cookies_from_your_site/

 

5 Common Methods Hackers Use to Break Into Your Bank Account

Knowing how hackers break into bank accounts is useful. Here are ways hackers can gain access to your savings and clear you out.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/methods-hackers-bank-account/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

How to Customize Sound Settings on Your Mac

https://www.maketecheasier.com/customize-sound-settings-mac/

 

Even highly skilled IT professionals fall prey to phishing attacks

Remote working led to a steep rise in the number of successful phishing attacks, finds survey

https://www.techradar.com/news/even-highly-skilled-it-professionals-fall-prey-to-phishing-attacks

 

The mobile and desktop versions of Firefox Total Cookie Protection are now available

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/the-mobile-and-desktop-versions-of-firefox-total-cookie-protection-are-now-available/

 

The bottom line: Big ransomware attacks could bring hidden credit implications for targeted industries

https://www.scmagazine.com/analysis/ransomware/the-bottom-line-big-ransomware-attacks-could-bring-hidden-credit-implications-for-targeted-industries

 

10 Gboard shortcuts that'll change how you type on Android

Ready to save yourself tons of time and effort? These Gboard tricks for Android are just what the (smartphone) doctor ordered.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3626191/gboard-android-shortcuts.html?utm_campaign=subscribers-NaN&utm_medium=subscribers_push_notification&utm_source=subscribers

 

How to Add or Remove "Dim display after" from Power Options in Windows

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/108132-add-remove-dim-display-after-power-options-windows.html

 

SonicWall: 'Imminent' Ransomware Attack Targets Older Products

The attack exploits a known vulnerability that was fixed in new versions of firmware released this year.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/sonicwall-imminent-ransomware-attack-targets-older-products/d/d-id/1341533

 

There’s a new Touch ID bug in iOS 14.7 that’s annoying iPhone users, but a fix is coming soon

https://bgr.com/tech/theres-a-new-touch-id-bug-in-ios-14-7-thats-annoying-iphone-users-but-a-fix-is-coming-soon/

 

Robocalls still haven't gone away, so here's every method we know for stopping them

The new Stir/Shaken FCC law is now in effect, but that doesn't mean spam calls are a thing of the past.

https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/robocalls-havent-gone-away-so-heres-every-method-know-stopping-them/

 

Congressional Bill Aiming to Enhance Cybersecurity in Education

A new measure recently filed in the House would provide guidance for K-12 vendors on effective cybersecurity procedures. Furthermore, it aims to offer assistance in setting new funding priorities that benefit educational organizations, according to Edweek. 

https://news.softpedia.com/news/congressional-bill-aiming-to-enhance-cybersecurity-in-education-533510.shtml

 

FLY A DRONE? THE FAA’S NEW TRUST TEST IS EASY — AND MANDATORY

Every single recreational pilot in the US needs to take it ASA 

https://www.theverge.com/22589429/how-to-fly-drone-united-states-usa-trust-faa

 

How Long Do Graphics Cards Last?

Longer than you might think

https://www.lifewire.com/how-long-do-graphics-cards-last-5186584

 

Ransomware hits law firm counseling Fortune 500, Global 500 companies

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-hits-law-firm-counseling-fortune-500-global-500-companies/

 

How To Turn Off Narrator In Windows

https://www.techjunkie.com/turn-off-narrator/

 

Hackers, scammers and advertisers are after you – 5 smartphone security steps to take now

https://www.komando.com/kims-column/5-smartphone-security-steps-to-take-now/799643/

 

Corning Launches Gorilla Glass With DX for Smartphone Cameras

Protect your phone camera from scratches and cracks while letting in more light.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/corning-launches-gorilla-glass-with-dx-for-smartphone-cameras

 

How to delete cookies from your computer — and why it matters

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/how-to-delete-cookies-yahoo-subscriptions-221059410.html

 

How to View Version History in Microsoft Excel Online

https://www.howtogeek.com/728563/how-to-view-version-history-in-microsoft-excel-online/

 

Why Am I Asked About Putting a lot of Things on the Clipboard? And What’s a Clipboard?

https://askleo.com/why_am_i_asked_about_putting_a_lot_of_things_on_the_clipboard_and_whats_a_clipboard/

 

5 Ways to Safely Download Software on Linux

Even your Linux machine is prone to viruses and malware. Unless, you know where you should download your software from.

https://www.makeuseof.com/ways-to-safely-download-software-on-linux/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

How to Recursively Change File Permissions in Linux

https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-file-permissions-linux/

 

Sony’s new soundbar and wireless speakers could make your home cinema dreams come true

Building a home cinema system from scratch? Sony has the answer

https://www.techradar.com/news/sonys-new-soundbar-and-wireless-speakers-could-make-your-home-cinema-dreams-come-true

 

Windows 10 PowerToys: How to keep your PC awake without changing settings

Keeping a computer awake can be beneficial when running time-consuming tasks. PowerToys Awake can do that without changing your Windows 10 configuration settings.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-powertoys-how-to-keep-your-pc-awake-without-changing-settings/

 

EU moves to deanonymize cryptocurrency

https://www.scmagazine.com/analysis/cryptocurrency/eu-moves-to-deanonymize-cryptocurrency

 

Scary ‘malware-as-a-service’ Mac attack discovered

New Mac malware that's capable of harvesting keystrokes and log-ins is available on the Darknet for as little as $49, researchers claim.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3626431/scary-malware-as-a-service-mac-attack-discovered.html?utm_campaign=subscribers-NaN&utm_medium=subscribers_push_notification&utm_source=subscribers

 

How to Boot to Advanced Startup Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2294-boot-advanced-startup-options-windows-10-a.html

 

Google to Bring HTTPS-First Mode to Chrome Browser

Beginning in M94, Chrome will offer HTTPS-First Mode, which will attempt to upgrade all page loads to HTTPS.

https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/google-to-bring-https-first-mode-to-chrome-browser/d/d-id/1341532

 

You can use this free tool to check your iPhone for Pegasus spyware

https://bgr.com/tech/you-can-use-this-free-tool-to-check-your-iphone-for-pegasus-spyware/

 

Lina Khan, the new chair of the FTC, has Facebook and Amazon rattled

The antitrust regulator has Silicon Valley in her sights.

https://www.cnet.com/news/lina-khan-the-new-chair-of-the-ftc-has-facebook-and-amazon-rattled/

 

Enhanced Trickbot Malware Targeting Users with Spyware

Bitdefender cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new and improved version of the Trickbot malware that is capable of monitoring and collecting sensitive information. Among its new capabilities is the obfuscation of information transmission between victims and command and control servers.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/enhanced-trickbot-malware-targeting-users-with-spyware-533509.shtml

 

Arm’s cheap and flexible plastic microchip could create an ‘internet of everything’

PlasticARM prototype is the most complex flexible chip yet

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/23/22590001/arm-plasticarm-cheap-flexible-plastic-microchip-internet-of-everything

 

Motherboard Drivers: What They Are and How to Identify Them

They help your system run at peak performance with all its features

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-a-motherboard-driver-5186459

 

Windows 11’s subsystem for Android - What we know so far

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-11-s-subsystem-for-android-what-we-know-so-far/

 

How To Delete A Single Cookie In Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/delete-single-cookie-chrome/

 

Antivirus vs. VPN: Do you need both for online privacy and security?

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/antivirus-vs-vpn-do-you-need-both-for-online-privacy-and-security/799775/

 

Kaseya Obtains 'Decryptor Key' for Ransomware That Hit 200+ Companies

Kaseya is working with security firm Emsisoft on the rollout, which 'confirmed the key is effective at unlocking victims,' according to Kaseya.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/kaseya-obtains-decryptor-key-for-ransomware-that-hit-200-plus-companies

 

Why remote working leaves us vulnerable to cyber-attacks

https://news.yahoo.com/why-remote-working-leaves-us-230025147.html

 

What Are Online Scalpers and What Do They Do?

https://www.howtogeek.com/730574/what-are-online-scalpers-and-what-do-they-do/

 

No direct upgrade path from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 11

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/08/no-direct-upgrade-path-from-windows-7-or-8-1-to-windows-11/

 

Why might streaming music play only with starts and stops?

https://askleo.com/why_might_streaming_music_play_only_with_starts_and_stops/

 

Printing Excel Spreadsheet: Everything You Need to Know

Printing in Excel can be more complicated than you might think. Learn how to prepare for printing an Excel spreadsheet.

https://www.makeuseof.com/print-excel-spreadsheet-everything-need-know/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

10 Major Improvements in Windows 11 over Windows 10

https://www.maketecheasier.com/major-improvements-in-windows-11/

 

16GB RAM could soon become the standard on PCs and laptops

Manufacturers shy away from 8GB DDR5 as 16GB becomes the norm

https://www.techradar.com/vpn/pcs-with-16gb-ram-likely-to-be-standard-in-2021-as-ddr5-hits-mainstream

 

How to update a page number reference in a Word document

Large Word documents are often sprinkled with references to information throughout a document. You can enter them manually, but they'll be hard to maintain later. Instead, use this simple technique.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-update-a-page-number-reference-in-a-word-document/

 

Cyberattacks crushing non-profit provider finances, as massive incidents rise

https://www.scmagazine.com/analysis/breach/cyberattacks-crushing-non-profit-provider-finances-as-massive-incidents-rise

 

Windows 11: Déjà vu all over again?

Microsoft's Windows 11 documentation tells PC buyers to look for computers with 'Free upgrade to Windows 11' stickers. Where have we heard something like that before?

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3626451/windows-11-deja-vu-all-over-again.html?utm_campaign=subscribers-NaN&utm_medium=subscribers_push_notification&utm_source=subscribers

 

How to Turn On or Off Core Isolation Virtualization-based Security for Memory Integrity in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/104025-turn-off-core-isolation-memory-integrity-windows-10-a.html

 

4 Integrated Circuit Security Threats and How to Protect Against Them

Little-understood threats involving the IC supply chain are putting organizations around the world at risk.

https://www.darkreading.com/physical-security/4-integrated-circuit-security-threats-and-how-to-protect-against-them/a/d-id/1341486

 

Android 12: Everything there is to know about Google’s next mobile OS

https://bgr.com/tech/android-12-news/

 

Beware verification scams on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: 'Red flags going off'

Think twice if someone promises to get your account verified for a price.

https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/beware-verification-scams-on-instagram-facebook-and-twitter-red-flags-going-off/

 

Cyberattacks Should be Treated as a National Disaster in the U.S.

The topic of cybersecurity has received considerable attention in the context of NATO and the G8 Summits in June. The trend over the past several weeks has been to treat cybercrime as a high priority national security concern under the Biden administration, according to NDR Daily.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/cyberattacks-should-be-treated-as-a-national-disaster-in-the-u-s-533505.shtml

 

19 days after REvil’s ransomware attack on Kaseya VSA systems, there’s a fix

A universal decryptor key arrived from a “third party”

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/22/22589643/ransomware-kaseya-vsa-decryptor-revil

 

How Long Does a Laptop Battery Last?

Longer than you might think

https://www.lifewire.com/how-long-does-a-laptop-battery-last-5186206

 

iPhones running latest iOS hacked to deploy NSO Group spyware

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iphones-running-latest-ios-hacked-to-deploy-nso-group-spyware/

 

How To Change Your Display Name In Google Sheets

https://www.techjunkie.com/how-to-change-your-display-name-in-google-sheets/

 

Delete this secret ID hiding on your phone that gives away your personal details

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/secret-id-hiding-on-your-phone/798891/

 

Outage Takes Down Steam, Newegg, PlayStation Network, More

The outage seems to be affecting the domain name system, the phonebook for the internet.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/outage-takes-down-steam-newegg-playstation-network-more

 

Beware: Some Windows 11 installers infect your PC with malware

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/beware-windows-11-installers-infect-190650235.html

 

What’s the Difference Between Windows 10 and Windows 11?

https://www.howtogeek.com/737186/whats-the-difference-between-windows-10-and-windows-11/

 

Try this fix if you get "This pc can't run Windows 11" during setup

https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/06/try-this-fix-if-you-get-this-pc-cant-run-windows-11-during-setup/

 

Can I remove all these updates listed in add/remove programs?

https://askleo.com/can_i_remove_all_these_updates_listed_in_addremove_programs/

 

How to Check the Health of Your Windows 10 PC or Laptop

Use these Windows 10 health reports to see how your hardware is performing and spot any issues.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/check-health-windows-pc/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

Hysolate: Protect Yourself by Running Apps in an Isolated Environment

https://www.maketecheasier.com/hysolate-review/

 

Microsoft Teams is finally fixing one of its most annoying flaws

Track down lost Microsoft Teams messages easily

https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-teams-is-finally-fixing-one-of-its-most-annoying-flaws

 

The Audacity! How to wreck an open-source project and anger a community

Audacity software has been acquired, and the new verbiage added to the privacy policy has the open-source community up in arms.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-audacity-how-to-wreck-an-open-source-project-and-anger-a-community/

 

Phishing scams use legit cloud services and collaboration apps for cover

https://www.scmagazine.com/analysis/cloud/phishing-scams-use-legit-cloud-services-and-collaboration-apps-for-cover

 

Microsoft Teams users get license-free access to Dynamics 365 data

Microsoft is removing what's been called a "licensing tax" to encourage wider access to sales and customer service data via the Teams collaboration app. But integration remains a work in progress, says analyst.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3625553/microsoft-teams-users-get-license-free-access-to-dynamics-365-data.html

 

How to Add or Remove 'Link State Power Management' from Power Options in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/100629-remove-link-state-power-management-power-options-windows-10-a.html

 

Can Government Effectively Help Businesses Fight Cybercrime?

From the Biden administration's pledge to take action to INTERPOL's focus on ransomware as a global threat, governments are looking to help businesses cope with cyberattacks. But can it really work?

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/can-government-effectively-help-businesses-fight-cybercrime/d/d-id/1341518

 

iPhone SE 3 coming next year with the same performance as iPhone 13, report says

https://bgr.com/tech/iphone-se-3-coming-next-year-with-as-much-power-as-the-iphone-13-report-says/

 

With ransomware attacks on the rise, US launches new site to combat the threat

The resource comes after several notable attacks.

https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/with-ransomware-attacks-on-the-rise-us-launches-new-site-to-combat-the-threat/

 

New SolarWinds Zero-Day Vulnerability Used in Cyberattacks

After being targeted by a massive supply chain attack in late 2020, SolarWinds issued new fixes to remedy a remote code execution vulnerability in the Serv-U controlled file transfer service, according to The Hacker News. 

https://news.softpedia.com/news/new-solarwinds-zero-day-vulnerability-used-in-cyberattacks-533504.shtml

 

Old Vidme embeds turn into a hub of porn after domain purchase

Several prominent news sites are now unexpectedly showing embedded porn videos

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/22/22589403/porn-site-bought-expired-video-hosting-site-old-embeds

 

How to Update BIOS

Flash BIOS to install new features and fix hardware problems

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-update-bios-4783238

 

Can't download Windows 10 21H2? Here's how to get it

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/cant-download-windows-10-21h2-heres-how-to-get-it/

 

How To Fix “No Camera Found” In Google Hangouts

https://www.techjunkie.com/google-hangouts-no-camera-found-fix/

 

Delete these apps! Scanner, messaging and keyboard downloads are hiding malware

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/apps-hiding-joker-malware/799806/

 

Zoom Opens Apps Marketplace, Virtual Events to All So You Never Have to Log Off

Not sick of Zoom boxes yet? Connect your favorite apps to Zoom, from note-taking services to casual games, before checking out a Zoom fitness class or concert.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/zoom-opens-apps-marketplace-virtual-events-to-all-so-you-never-have-to

 

Beware of these 5 bad password habits — and how clean up them up now

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/passwords-mistakes-lastpass-yahoo-subscriptions-163522053-132727643.html

 

Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets, nonprofits say

The Israel-based NSO Group also spied on more than 600 politicians and government officials, according to data analyzed by the nonprofit Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/journalists-activists-firms-spyware-targets-nonprofits-say-rcna1449

 

Bentley Bentayga now available with world's largest carbon-fiber wheels

The 22-inch rollers were developed by Bentley's Mulliner division.

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/2022-bentley-bentayga-mulliner-carbon-fiber-wheels/

 

Microsoft rolls out Windows 11 update with Teams chat built in

  - People will be able to bring up the Chat feature in Windows 11 from anywhere, by entering the keyboard shortcut Win-C.

  - Initially, only individual chats and group chats will be available. Calling support will come later.

  - Other people don’t need to be on Microsoft Teams in order to chat. They’ll receive the message in an email or an SMS message.

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/20/microsoft-starts-rolling-out-windows-11-update-with-teams-chat.html

 

The best new TV shows are getting harder for cord-cutters to buy

The rise of streaming exclusives leaves less room to buy hit shows without a subscription.

https://tinyurl.com/9ku8tkdf 

 

Decoding videos in Firefox with VA-API

Full Potential

Today's graphics cards not only specialize in quickly drawing graphics on the screen, but they can also speed up video playback, reducing the CPU's load. While Firefox supports this optimization, you must manually enable hardware acceleration to quickly decode video on the browser.

https://www.linuxpromagazine.com/Issues/2021/243/Firefox-VA-API-Integration/(tagID)/340

 

How Were Files Recovered that I Thought Were Deleted?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POc4Xdhqz7E

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When Backups Might Not Save You from Ransomware (never keep backup media attached when not backup or restoring or they will be affected)

Some ransomware goes beyond encryption 

https://askleo.com/when-backups-might-not-save-you-from-ransomware/

 

Beware: Some Windows 11 installers infect your PC with malware

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/beware-windows-11-installers-infect-190650235.html

 

How to Fix “This PC Can’t Run Windows 11”

https://www.howtogeek.com/737171/how-to-fix-this-pc-cant-run-windows-11/

 

Malwarebytes wont open in Windows 11/10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/malwarebytes-wont-open-windows

 

Why Are Remote Workers More Likely to Fall for Viruses and Scams?

Malware poses a serious risk to anyone working remotely using home or work devices. Here's how to combat those cyberattacks. 

https://www.makeuseof.com/remote-workers-likely-fall-viruses-scams/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

New Email Attack Takes a Phishing-Turned-Vishing Angle to Steal Credit Card Info

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-amazon-email-takes-a-phishing-turned-vishing-approach-to-steal-credit-card-information

 

10 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade to Windows 11

https://www.maketecheasier.com/reasons-why-upgrade-to-windows11/

 

Exposed: In wake of COVID-19 tech buying surge, medical device security in need of overhaul

https://www.scmagazine.com/feature/asset-management/in-wake-of-covid-19-tech-buying-surge-medical-device-security-requires-overhaul

 

DC and Marvel superheroes top breached password lists

Even our favorite superheroes can't defend us against cyberattacks.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/dc-and-marvel-superheroes-top-breached-password-lists/

 

Did Microsoft just sneak out its own Linux distro?

Microsoft may have evolved its Linux strategy even further

https://www.techradar.com/news/did-microsoft-just-sneak-out-its-own-linux-distro

 

Dropbox wants your photos in the wake of Google's data cap

Of course, uploading photos will count against the Dropbox data cap, too.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3626028/dropbox-wants-your-photos-in-the-wake-of-googles-data-cap.html

 

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

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/70903-add-remove-allowed-apps-through-windows-firewall-windows-10-a.html

 

How to align taskbar to the left on Windows 11

You can change the taskbar alignment to the left or center on Windows 11, and here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/align-taskbar-icons-left-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

Steam, LastPass, PlayStation Network, and more knocked out by Akamai outage

A DNS outage appears to be the cause of a long list of big websites going down.

https://www.windowscentral.com/steam-lastpass-playstation-network-and-more-knocked-out-akamai-outage

 

AMD APU Tuning Utility

Make the most out of your Ryzen Mobile APU graphics card via the embedded presets or by creating your own via this small utility

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/System-Tweak/AMD-APU-Tuning-Utility.shtml

 

What Is a PCIe SSD?

Do you need one?

https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-pcie-ssd-4178094

 

Windows 10 21H2 preview released with new security features

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-21h2-preview-released-with-new-security-features/

 

Intel teases plan to speed up chip advancements

More news is coming on July 26th

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/22/22589254/intel-q2-2021-earnings-chips-semiconductor-shortage-manufacturing

 

One awful thing about Apple’s iPhone design is driving users insane

https://bgr.com/tech/one-awful-thing-about-apples-iphone-design-is-driving-users-insane/

 

The Trouble With Automated Cybersecurity Defenses

While there's enormous promise in AI-powered tools and machine learning, they are very much a double-edged sword.

https://www.darkreading.com/analytics/the-trouble-with-automated-cybersecurity-defenses/a/d-id/1341477

 

This Chrome change makes it easier to tell which sites can access your webcam and mic

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/chrome-adds-privacy-features/800093/

 

FTC Votes to Crack Down on Illegal Right-to-Repair Restrictions

Following an executive order from President Biden, the Federal Trade Commission votes 5-0 to ramp up enforcement against unfair and unlawful repair restrictions

https://www.pcmag.com/news/ftc-votes-to-crack-down-on-illegal-right-to-repair-restrictions

 

Ransomware: What to do if hit by an attack

https://news.yahoo.com/ransomware-hit-attack-100025407.html

 

Windows 11: What’s New In Microsoft’s New OS

https://www.howtogeek.com/737031/windows-11-whats-new-in-microsofts-new-os/

 

Security settings are grayed out in Hyper-V; Unable to change Security settings

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/security-settings-grayed-out-hyper-v

 

How to Clean Your Dirty Mouse

It's on your desk, and you use it for hours every day. But do you even properly clean your mouse?

https://www.makeuseof.com/how-clean-your-dirty-mouse/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

New Ransomware Strain Epsilon Red is Reported

https://blog.knowbe4.com/new-ransomware-strain-epsilon-red-is-reported

 

11 Questions You’re Probably Asking About Windows 11

https://www.maketecheasier.com/questions-about-windows11/

 

Attacks on virtualized environments may cause lateral movement to the cloud

https://www.scmagazine.com/brief/cloud/attacks-on-virtualized-environments-may-cause-lateral-movement-to-the-cloud

 

Linux 101: Is your heart at $HOME?

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/linux-101-is-your-heart-at-home/

 

Best free office software in 2021

Business alternatives to Word, PowerPoint and Excel

https://www.techradar.com/best/free-office-software

 

11 powerful websites that can replace your desktop software

No native app? No problem.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3625508/11-powerful-websites-that-can-replace-your-desktop-software.html

 

How to Install Windows 10 as Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8088-install-windows-10-virtual-machine-virtualbox.html

 

How to enable or disable remember window locations on Windows 11

Windows 11 can remember the window location based on the monitor connection, and here's how to enable or disable the feature.

https://pureinfotech.com/enable-disable-remember-window-locations-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

Microsoft Edge 92 is now rolling out with updated password health features

Collection screenshots, password health, and more are top billing for this release.

https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-edge-92-general-availability

 

Microsoft Safety Scanner

A standalone on-demand computer scanner that performs quick, full, or custom analysis on your computer to detect potential threats

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Microsoft-Safety-Scanner.shtml

 

Wireless Adapter Cards and Wireless Network Adapters

Cards are available to network with desktop, notebook, and handheld computers

https://www.lifewire.com/wireless-adapter-cards-and-adapters-817594

 

D-Link issues hotfix for hard-coded password router vulnerabilities

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/d-link-issues-hotfix-for-hard-coded-password-router-vulnerabilities/

 

Corning’s new Gorilla Glass protects smartphone camera lenses and lets in more light

Gorilla Glass with DX and Gorilla Glass with DX+

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/22/22589156/corning-gorilla-glass-dx-dxplus-smartphone-cameras

 

Google’s new Gmail security feature could save you from phishing attacks

https://bgr.com/tech/googles-new-gmail-security-feature-could-save-you-from-phishing-attacks/

 

How Dangerous Is Malware? New Report Finds It's Tough to Tell

Determining which malware is most damaging, and worthy of immediate attention, has become difficult in environments filled with alerts and noise.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/how-dangerous-is-malware-new-report-finds-its-tough-to-tell/d/d-id/1341513

 

Digital Life Hack: How to take amazing pictures and videos from your phone

https://www.komando.com/episode/digital-life-hack-how-to-take-amazing-pictures-and-videos-from-your-phone/799384/

 

Invites No Longer Required: Clubhouse App Moves Out of Beta

Removing the waitlist restriction promises to help Clubhouse grow and compete with rival services from Facebook, Spotify, and Twitter.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/invites-no-longer-required-clubhouse-app-moves-out-of-beta

 

Why remote working leaves us vulnerable to cyber-attacks

https://news.yahoo.com/why-remote-working-leaves-us-230025147.html

 

How to Sort in Google Sheets

https://www.howtogeek.com/728867/how-to-sort-in-google-sheets/

 

How to Export or Import Installed software list using WINGET on Windows 11/10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/export-or-import-installed-software-list-using-winget

 

5 Search Engines to Find More Than What Google Shows

Did you know Google doesn't show everything? These alternative search engines help search the internet in a way Google won't.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/search-engines-find-more-than-google-shows/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

Everyone Has It Wrong. It Is Not Double Extortion, It Is Quintuple Extortion!

https://blog.knowbe4.com/everyone-has-it-wrong.-it-is-not-double-extortion-it-is-quintuple-extortion

 

How to Use the lp Command in Linux to Print Files From Terminal

https://www.maketecheasier.com/use-lp-command-linux/

 

REvil ransomware’s sudden vanishing leaves victims stranded

https://www.scmagazine.com/analysis/cybercrime/revil-ransomwares-sudden-vanishing-leaves-victims-stranded

 

Linux 101: Explaining the $PATH in Linux

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/linux-101-explaining-the-path-in-linux/

 

Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are all ramping up open source work

Data shows interesting correlation between the contributions of tech giants

https://www.techradar.com/news/amazon-microsoft-and-google-are-all-ramping-up-open-source-work

 

Microsoft's next-gen storage tech won't be locked to Windows 11 after all

Breathe that sigh of relief.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3625456/microsoft-directstorage-windows-10-after-all.html

 

How to Install and Uninstall PWA or Site as App on Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/161522-how-install-pwa-site-app-microsoft-edge-windows-10-a.html

 

How to view WiFi or Ethernet status and properties on Windows 11

The Settings app on Windows 11 now shows network adapter real-time status and properties information, and here's how to access the data.

https://pureinfotech.com/view-wifi-ethernet-status-properties-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

Former Intel engineer admits he stole secrets on way to Microsoft

Intel and one of its former engineers have reached a settlement regarding thousands of stolen documents with confidential information.

https://www.windowscentral.com/intel-engineer-admits-he-stole-secrets-way-microsoft

 

Linux Lite

An Ubuntu based Linux operating system designed to be as lightweight as possible

https://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Operating-Systems/Linux-Distributions/Linux-Lite-93641.shtml

 

SD Card Repair: How to Fix a Corrupted Card

SD cards support data access among many different device types

https://www.lifewire.com/fix-corrupted-sd-card-4584816

 

North Korean hackers behind CryptoCore multi-million dollar heists

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/north-korean-hackers-behind-cryptocore-multi-million-dollar-heists/

 

Senators target Section 230 to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

A new bill would make Facebook liable for misinformation

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/22/22588903/covid19-misinformation-section-230-facebook-joe-biden-white-house

 

It’s not just you: Thousands of major websites just went offline

https://bgr.com/tech/its-not-just-you-half-the-internet-just-went-offline/

 

Morgan Stanley Discloses Data Breach

Attackers were able to compromise customers' personal data by targeting the Accellion FTA server of a third-party vendor.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/morgan-stanley-discloses-data-breach-/d/d-id/1341503

 

How to spot fake travel websites

https://www.komando.com/episode/how-to-spot-fake-travel-websites/799057/

 

Microsoft's Game-Boosting DirectStorage to Land on Windows 10, Not Just Windows 11

The feature promises to help load games instantly on a PC and free up CPU resources.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/microsofts-game-boosting-directstorage-to-land-on-windows-10-not-just-windows

 

China launches 6-month campaign to clean up apps

https://news.yahoo.com/china-launches-6-month-campaign-065425239.html

 

How to Center Your Windows 10 Taskbar Icons (Like Windows 11)

https://www.howtogeek.com/736658/how-to-center-your-windows-10-taskbar-icons-like-windows-11/

 

Fix Google Chrome lagging and slow to open in Windows 11/10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/google-chrome-lagging

 

7 Reasons Why You Should Replace Your ISP's Router

Your ISP sent you a router when you signed up and it works fine. But is it giving you the best speeds possible?

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-replace-isp-router/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

Cybersecurity Insurance Landscape Is Fundamentally Changing Right Now

https://blog.knowbe4.com/cybersecurity-insurance-landscape-is-fundamentally-changing-right-now

 

How to Take Screenshots in Incognito Mode in Android

https://www.maketecheasier.com/take-screenshots-incognito-mode-android/

 

White House announces $10 million bounty for state sponsored cybercriminals

https://www.scmagazine.com/news/cybercrime/white-house-announces-10-million-bounty-for-state-sponsored-cybercriminals

 

Linux 101: Explaining the SUID permission

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/linux-101-explaining-the-suid-permission/

 

Over 1TB of confidential US company data accidentally exposed

Even redacted details could potentially be uncovered, experts warn

https://www.techradar.com/news/over-1tb-of-confidential-us-company-data-accidentally-exposed

 

Slow Wi-FI? This simple router settings tweak might fix it

Try changing your Wi-Fi network channel and bandwidth settings.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3625269/fix-slow-wi-fi-with-this-router-settings-tweak.html

 

How to Pin or Unpin Folder Locations for Quick access in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2893-how-pin-unpin-folder-locations-quick-access-windows-10-a.html

 

How to rename network adapter on Windows 11

On Windows 11, you can use the Settings app to change the name of any network adapter, and here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/rename-network-adapter-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

Best RAM Deals for July 2021

https://www.windowscentral.com/best-ram-deals

 

Tor (Expert Bundle)

Contains only Tor (without the web browser or other software), giving you the possibility of configuring Tor and all of your applications manually

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

 

How to Move Files, Pictures & Apps to an SD Card on Android

SD cards clear internal storage so your Android device performs better

https://www.lifewire.com/move-files-pictures-apps-to-sd-card-android-4147213

 

Zeppelin ransomware comes back to life with updated versions

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/zeppelin-ransomware-comes-back-to-life-with-updated-versions/

 

Intel’s new NUC comes with 11th gen CPUs and space for a full-size graphics card

Its new CPUs will be available as an upgrade for last year’s model

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/22/22588361/intel-nuc-11-extreme-price-release-date-features-11th-gen-cpu-full-size-graphics-card

 

People are getting so angry over this controversial change in Android 12

https://bgr.com/tech/people-are-getting-so-angry-over-this-controversial-change-in-android-12/

 

New WildPressure Malware Capable of Targeting Windows and MacOS

The Trojan sends information back to the attackers' servers about the programming language of a target device.

https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-wildpressure-malware-capable-of-targeting-windows-and-macos/d/d-id/1341501

 

Cloud storage 101: How to back up only the files you need to

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/back-up-only-files-you-need/798717/

 

TurboTax-Maker Intuit Leaves the IRS Free File Program

Intuit positions its departure from the program, which allows many Americans to file their federal taxes at no cost, as a net positive for US taxpayers, though it appears to have been prompted by IRS regulations.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/turbotax-maker-intuit-leaves-the-irs-free-file-program

 

Beware of these 5 bad password habits — and how clean up them up now

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/passwords-mistakes-lastpass-yahoo-subscriptions-163522053-132727643.html

 

Another Nobelium Cyberattack

https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2021/05/27/nobelium-cyberattack-nativezone-solarwinds/

 

Smartphone-based two-factor authentication

Double Your Security

Protect your system from unwanted visitors with two-factor authentication.

https://www.linux-magazine.com/Issues/2021/244/2FA/(tagID)/154

 

Restoring an Image Backup from One Computer to Another

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3U8qqhFxAs

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The Do's and Don'ts of Buying a Refurbished Laptop

You can save some cash by buying an almost-new laptop—if you do it right.

https://lifehacker.com/the-dos-and-donts-of-buying-a-refurbished-laptop-1847317444

 

Indiana Supreme Court Decrypts Computer Crime Coverage

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/indiana-supreme-court-decrypts-computer-crime-coverage

 

3 tips on how to keep passwords safe, according to cyber security experts

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/how-to-keep-passwords-safe-yahoo-subscriptions-005103277.html

 

Are VPNs Legal?

https://www.howtogeek.com/732788/are-vpns-legal/

 

Why Shouldn’t I Use the “Report Spam” or “Junk” Button?

Unintended consequences.

https://askleo.com/why_shouldnt_i_use_the_report_spam_or_junk_button/

 

Windows 10 isn't dead yet, as Microsoft reveals '21H2' feature update

Windows 10 does have more to offer with Windows 10 21H2, but Microsoft is looking ahead to Windows

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3625496/windows-10-isnt-dead-yet-as-microsoft-reveals-21h2-feature-update.html

 

How to Sign a PDF document in Microsoft Edge

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-sign-a-pdf-document-in-microsoft-edge

 

Linux 101: Open a terminal quickly in a specific directory

https://www.techrepublic.com/videos/linux-101-open-a-terminal-quickly-in-a-specific-directory/

 

Ransomware-as-a-Service is Organizing, Becoming More Devastating and Costly

https://blog.knowbe4.com/ransomware-as-a-service-is-organizing-becoming-more-devastating-and-costly

 

Hacking Humans: 5 Ways You Can Be Exploited on Social Media

Think before you share too much information on social media: here's how cybercriminals can influence your life online. 

https://www.makeuseof.com/social-media-used-for-human-hacking/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

This clever MagSafe case brings DSLR camera controls to your iPhone

Crucially, it actually looks pocketable too

https://www.techradar.com/news/this-clever-magsafe-grip-brings-physical-camera-controls-to-your-iphone

 

Intel Core i5-11600K review: It's easy to recommend PC building with Intel again

For the first time in a while, it's easy to recommend an Intel Core i5 again

https://www.windowscentral.com/intel-core-i5-11600k-review

 

Mozilla Thunderbird Gets Mailfence Integration for Encrypted Email

Mozilla Thunderbird remains one of the best desktop email clients available today, and starting recently, it offers one new encrypted mail service.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/mozilla-thunderbird-gets-mailfence-integration-for-encrypted-email-532536.shtml

 

How to disable WiFi or Ethernet adapter on Windows 11

Windows 11 Settings now lets you enable or disable network adapters without having to use Control Panel, and here's how.

https://pureinfotech.com/disable-wifi-ethernet-adapter-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

How to Check Reserved Storage Size in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/124859-check-reserved-storage-size-windows-10-a.html

 

Password-stealing malware hidden in open-source software — what to do

A widely used repository is infected with hidden malware

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/npm-password-stealer

 

Microsoft Defender for Identity now detects PrintNightmare attacks

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-defender-for-identity-now-detects-printnightmare-attacks/

 

AMD Radeon Video Card Drivers v21.20.17.01 (July 15, 2021)

Details and download information on AMD's latest driver suite

https://www.lifewire.com/amd-radeon-video-card-drivers-2619201

 

Apple Music Lossless and Spatial Audio: How to listen on any device

Dolby Atmos and Lossless formats require specific audio gear.

https://www.macworld.com/article/346837/apple-music-lossless-hi-res-lossless-spatial-dolby-atmos-iphone-airpods-android-homepod-dac.html

 

Zoom will now let you add third-party apps to your calls

Zoom Events is launching, too

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/21/22585980/zoom-apps-events-launch-onzoom

 

Google Maps can tell you how crowded your bus or train is in real-time

https://bgr.com/tech/google-maps-can-tell-you-how-crowded-your-bus-or-train-is-in-real-time/

 

Can’t Read From The Source File Or Disk Errors In Windows – What To Do

https://www.techjunkie.com/cant-read-from-the-source-file-disk/

 

Printer maintenance: 3 easy tasks to do now to extend the life of your printer

https://www.komando.com/tech-tips/printer-maintenance-steps/798554/

 

Nvidia Demos RTX Graphics Running on ARM-Based CPU

Nvidia is trying to absorb ARM, so the demo is also a peek into what Nvidia might envision for the ARM acquisition on the PC gaming front.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/nvidia-demos-rtx-graphics-running-on-arm-based-cpu

 

Indiana Unveils Wireless Charging Highway For Electric Vehicles

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/indiana-unveils-wireless-charging-highway-180000698.html

 

How to Reset Your Advertising ID on Android

https://www.howtogeek.com/732879/how-to-reset-your-advertising-id-on-android/

 

What’s the Best Upgrade for an Older Machine?

You can breathe new life into an old machine.

https://askleo.com/best-upgrade-older-machine/

 

How to turn on Power Mode in Windows 11 for increased performance

Microsoft's Windows 10 power-performance slider moves to Windows 11, but it isn't that easy to find. Here's how to find Power Mode, and what it can do for you.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3624640/how-to-turn-on-power-mode-in-windows-11-for-increased-performance.html

 

How to fix amd_ags_x64.dll missing error in Windows 11/10

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-amd_ags_x64-dll-missing-error

 

How to set Google Search History to auto-delete on Android

If you don't like the idea of your Android search history being saved, Jack Wallen wants to show you how to set it to auto-delete.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-set-google-search-history-to-auto-delete-on-android/

 

More Targeted Phishing Attacks Are Coming!

https://blog.knowbe4.com/more-targeted-phishing-attacks-are-coming

 

8 Ways Your WhatsApp Messages Can Be Hacked

Think WhatsApp's message encryption makes it secure? Here are several ways your WhatsApp can be hacked.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-whatsapp-messages-can-hacked/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

The best browsers in 2021

The best browsers for speed, privacy and customization

https://www.techradar.com/best/browser

 

Amazon's New World is brutally bricking RTX 3090 graphics cards

The most powerful GPU in the world has been brought to its knees.

https://www.windowscentral.com/amazons-new-world-bricking-rtx-3090-graphics-cards

 

Microsoft Announces Major Microsoft Edge Update for Linux

Microsoft Edge is currently available as a stable browser on Windows and Mac, but as far as the Linux version is concerned, only a preview is offered to users on this platform.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-announces-major-microsoft-edge-update-for-linux-532488.shtml

 

How to install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on Windows 11

You can now install all the WSL components with a single command on Windows 11, and here's how to do it.

https://pureinfotech.com/install-wsl-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

How to Check if Windows PC has a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Chip

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/36454-verify-trusted-platform-module-tpm-chip-windows-pc.html

 

New Windows 365 makes it super easy to get Windows 10 on your Mac

The perfect solution for Mac owners that want to use Windows

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/new-windows-365-makes-it-super-easy-to-get-windows-10-on-your-mac

 

Critical Cloudflare CDN flaw allowed compromise of 12% of all sites

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/critical-cloudflare-cdn-flaw-allowed-compromise-of-12-percent-of-all-sites/

 

How to Format an SSD

Format your SSD for Windows 10, macOS, or both

https://www.lifewire.com/format-ssd-5184623

 

Live Text in macOS Monterey destroys these paid text extraction apps

Sometimes you want to convert a document; other times, you want to just copy and paste a few lines.

https://www.macworld.com/article/350665/live-text-vs-text-extraction-apps-ocr-adobe-acrobat-google-microsoft-one-note-pdfpen-evernote.html

 

One of the biggest myths about EVs is busted in new study

Even EVs that plug into dirty grids emit fewer greenhouse gases than gas-powered cars 

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/21/22585682/electric-vehicles-greenhouse-gas-emissions-lifecycle-assessment

 

Chrome’s latest update is packed with vital new privacy features

https://bgr.com/tech/chromes-latest-update-is-packed-with-vital-new-privacy-features/

 

How To Shut Down Windows When You Close Your Laptop

https://www.techjunkie.com/shutdown-windows-close-laptop/

 

Suspect someone of hacking the US government? There’s $10M in reward money on the line

https://www.komando.com/security-privacy/government-fighting-cybercrime-reward/799143/

 

Warehouse Containing 3,800 PS4 Consoles Was Farming FIFA Ultimate Team Cards

Initial reports incorrectly concluded the consoles were being used to mine cryptocurrency.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/warehouse-containing-3800-ps4-consoles-was-farming-fifa-ultimate-team-cards

 

4 ways to protect yourself from ransomware attacks

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/how-to-protect-yourself-ransomware-attacks-yahoo-subscriptions-222027428.html

 

How to Lock an Image’s Position in Google Docs

https://www.howtogeek.com/730006/how-to-lock-an-images-position-in-google-docs/

 

How Were Files Recovered that I Thought Were Deleted?

Gone, but not forgotten.

https://askleo.com/how-were-files-recovered/

 

How to turn your iPad into a true laptop replacement

The iPad pulls off a surprisingly good laptop impersonation these days, if you're willing to meet it in the middle.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3624587/how-to-turn-your-ipad-into-a-true-laptop-replacement.html

 

DuckDuckGo Email Protection service to help get rid of trackers

https://news.thewindowsclub.com/duckduckgo-email-protection-service-106060/

 

Why Chromebooks might still be your best laptop option

Jack Wallen has been a supporter of Chromebooks for years and believes they are more relevant than ever. Find out why.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-chromebooks-might-still-be-your-best-laptop-option/

 

A Popular Fraud Combo is Back: Elon Musk and Bitcoin

https://blog.knowbe4.com/a-popular-fraud-combo-is-back-elon-musk-and-bitcoin

 

The Microsoft Edge 91 Woes Keep Piling Up

The annoying default search engine pop-up was just the first of a tide of bugs introduced in 91. 

https://www.makeuseof.com/microsoft-edge-91-bug-issues/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

The best free YouTube downloaders in 2021

Download your favorite YouTube videos to watch offline for free

https://www.techradar.com/best/free-youtube-downloader

 

TerraMaster's new four-bay Intel NAS would make for a great budget-friendly home media server

TerraMaster's latest NAS is a four-bay dream for a home media server.

https://www.windowscentral.com/terramasters-new-four-bay-intel-nas-would-make-great-budget-friendly-home-media-server

 

Microsoft Releases Microsoft Edge Beta Browser for Linux

The migration from EdgeHTML to Chromium allowed Microsoft to turn Microsoft Edge into a cross-platform browser, essentially making it available on more operating systems than just Windows 10.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/microsoft-releases-microsoft-edge-beta-browser-for-linux-532810.shtml

 

How to fix any WiFi problems easily on Windows 11

Are you experiencing slow WiFi connection, no internet access, or other problems on Windows 11? Use the network reset feature to fix the problem quickly.

https://pureinfotech.com/fix-wifi-problems-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

How Turn On or Off OneDrive PC Folder Backup for Desktop, Documents, and Pictures folders in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/116029-turn-off-onedrive-pc-folder-backup-protection-windows-10-a.html

 

Update Google Chrome now to fix this dangerous zero-day flaw

It's one of several high-priority security fixes for Chrome

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/chrome-91-update-3

 

Google patches 8th Chrome zero-day exploited in the wild this year

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/google-patches-8th-chrome-zero-day-exploited-in-the-wild-this-year/

 

How to Back Up a Computer to an External Hard Drive

You can back up important folders or the entire system

https://www.lifewire.com/back-up-computer-to-external-hard-drive-5184117

 

macOS Monterey: How to use Live Text and Visual Look Up

You can now select the text in the photo, copy it, and then paste it into a document.

https://www.macworld.com/article/351669/macos-monterey-how-to-live-text-look-up-photos-quick-look-safari.html

 

A fix is coming for those locked out of their Chromebooks by Google’s update

This follows another borked update earlier this month

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/20/22585979/chrome-os-91-chromebook-lock-screen-issue-fix-coming-soon

 

Here are the most exciting new iOS 15 features Apple didn’t tell you about

https://bgr.com/tech/here-are-the-most-exciting-new-ios-15-features-apple-didnt-tell-you-about/

 

How To Manually Update Google Chrome

https://www.techjunkie.com/manually-update-google-chrome/

 

Privacy how-to: Delete your last 15 minutes of search history

https://www.komando.com/privacy/quickly-delete-google-search-history/798893/

 

Spyware Used to Snoop on Smartphones of Journalists, Activists, Report Says

Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International were provided access to a leak of more than 50,000 phone numbers targeted by those using NSO Group's Pegasus software. NSO denies any wrongdoing.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/spyware-used-to-snoop-on-smartphones-of-journalists-activists-report-says

 

These are the 10 worst passwords — is yours on the list?

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/worst-passwords-yahoo-subscriptions-204235399.html

 

Where Is the “Recycle Bin” on a Mac?

https://www.howtogeek.com/733689/where-is-the-recycle-bin-on-a-mac/

 

Restoring an Image Backup from One Computer to Another

What your backup is and isn’t for.

https://askleo.com/restoring-an-image-backup-from-one-computer-to-another/

 

What's a Cloud PC? Microsoft's video offers a first look

Microsoft's video highlights the pros (and downplays the cons) of working on a Cloud PC.

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3625468/whats-a-cloud-pc-microsoft-video-offers-a-first-look.html

 

Microsoft shares a fix for ACLs & SAM vulnerability

https://news.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-shares-acls-sam-vulnerability-106054/

 

How to create 3D arrows in PowerPoint

If you're missing the mark when creating 3D shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint, you might be skipping a step. Learn how to apply simple 3D effects by creating a few arrows.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-create-3d-arrows-in-powerpoint/

 

UK Royal Mail Smishing Crew Nabbed By City Of London Police

https://blog.knowbe4.com/uk-royal-mail-smishing-crew-nabbed-by-city-of-london-police

 

6 Common VPN Myths and Why You Shouldn't Believe Them

Don't believe these myths and misconceptions about VPNs. Here's the truth so you know what to expect when using a VPN service. 

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-common-vpn-myths-shouldnt-believe/?utm_source=MUO-NL-RP&utm_medium=newsletter

 

The best free screen recorders in 2021

Free screen recorders can easily save your meeting as a video

https://www.techradar.com/news/the-best-free-screen-recorder

 

Ether prices continue to fall as affordable graphics card prospects improve

You, too, could get an RTX card someday.

https://www.windowscentral.com/ether-prices-continue-fall-affordable-graphics-card-prospects-improve

 

Firefox 86.0.1 Released with Linux and Apple Silicon Fixes

Mozilla has released a new update for Firefox, but this time the focus has been entirely on fixing bugs under the hood, as it’s the first minor revision aimed at version 86.

https://news.softpedia.com/news/firefox-86-0-1-released-with-linux-and-apple-silicon-fixes-532404.shtml

 

How to shut down or restart Windows 11

Windows 11 might be different, but it's still easy to power down or restart the system.

https://pureinfotech.com/shutdown-restart-windows-11/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Pureinfotech+%28Pureinfotech+Newsletter%29

 

How to Install and Uninstall PWA or Site as App on Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/161522-how-install-pwa-site-app-microsoft-edge-windows-10-a.html

 

Clippy just won’t die — thanks, Windows 11

It looks like you're trying to have more fun emoting in Microsoft 365 products — and Clippy's coming back to help

https://www.tomsguide.com/news/microsoft-is-bringing-back-clippy-thanks-to-new-windows-11-emojis

 

Microsoft shares guidance on new Windows Print Spooler vulnerability

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-shares-guidance-on-new-windows-print-spooler-vulnerability/

 

How to Fix it When A New Hard Drive Is Not Showing Up in Windows

Troubleshooting a hard drive not recognized by your PC

https://www.lifewire.com/new-hard-drive-not-showing-up-in-windows-5078588

 

How to verify your Mac’s drive health using Disk Utility

Using the First Aid function in Disk Utility.

https://www.macworld.com/article/350806/macos-disk-utility-how-to-verify-storage.html

 

Dropbox adds new file conversion tools and faster camera backups

Its password manager is also being updated to handle card details

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/20/22584852/dropbox-update-file-conversion-password-manager-web-interface

 

Google’s new Gmail security feature could save you from phishing attacks

https://bgr.com/tech/googles-new-gmail-security-feature-could-save-you-from-phishing-attacks/

 

How To Edit PDF Documents [February 2020]

https://www.techjunkie.com/create-edit-pdf-documents/

 

True or false: Someone can see if you looked at their Facebook profile

https://www.komando.com/how-tos/protect-your-facebook-posts/799060/

 

Samsung's New 'The Wall' MicroLED TV Is Thinner, Scales Up to 1,000 Inches

The 2021 version uses a new AI chip, offers 120Hz refresh rates, and has a wireless docking connection.

https://www.pcmag.com/news/samsungs-new-the-wall-microled-tv-is-thinner-scales-up-to-1000-inches

 

China frictions steer electric automakers away from rare earth magnets

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/china-frictions-steer-electric-automakers-060852374.html

 

Russia is still the biggest player in disinformation, Facebook says

Report explores how issue has evolved in recent years

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/05/26/facebook-disinformation-russia-report/

 

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, July 2021 Edition

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/microsoft-patch-tuesday-july-2021-edition/

 

Google shutting down My Maps Android app in October in favor of web

https://9to5google.com/2021/07/20/google-my-maps-android-shutdown/

 

MakuluLinux Core Now Built on Forked Gnome

https://linuxinsider.com/story/makululinux-core-now-built-on-forked-gnome-87164.html

 

Linux vs. Windows: What's the difference in 2021?

https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/linux-vs-windows

 

Someone Has My IP Address – Should I Be Scared?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2vj8n45qEs

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