Google’s Chrome OS pivot matters more than you think

September 17, 2020

Don’t look now, but Chrome OS is about to undergo the biggest and most transformative change in the platform’s history. It’s something we’ve actually been hearing about since April but that’s just starting to take shape publicly for the first […]

Ransomware accounted for 41% of all cyber insurance claims in H1 2020

September 10, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Ransomware incidents have accounted for 41% of cyber insurance claims filed in the first half of 2020, according to a report published today by Coalition, one of the largest providers of cyber insurance services in North America. The high number […]

Firefox will add a new drive-by-download protection

September 4, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Mozilla will add a new security feature to Firefox in October that will make it harder for malicious web pages to initiate automatic downloads and plant malware-laced files on a user’s computer. Called a drive-by download, this type of attack […]

iOS, Operating systems

iOS 14 is now available to download

September 16, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple has just released the final version of iOS 14, the next major version of the operating system for the iPhone. It is a free download and it works with the iPhone 6s or later, both generations of iPhone SE […]

Operating systems, Others

Microsoft: These patches aim to make Linux run as root partition on Hyper-V

September 16, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has submitted a series of patches to Linux kernel developers requesting that Linux run as the root partition on the Hyper-V, its hypervisor software for running Windows and non-Windows instances on hardware. Microsoft “wants to create a complete virtualization […]

Application Software, Software Category

New Microsoft 365 defaults, Application Guard beta add email protections

September 16, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Microsoft is pushing out more Microsoft 365 security settings that will increase security by default. You need to assess some of these settings for their impact on your business processes. One of the new Microsoft 365 defaults has to do […]