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Google is backing security reviews of these key open source projects

September 16, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google recently pledged $100 million to groups that manage open source security priorities and help fix vulnerabilities, and it has now detailed eight of the projects it has chosen to support. Just last month, the Linux Foundation announced it would […]


Application Software, Software Category

What’s the fastest Windows 10 web browser in 2021?

September 14, 2021

Via: ZDnet

The most important program on your PC is your web browser. Oh sure, your bread and butter work may be on QuickBooks, Photoshop, or Premiere Pro, but where do you find information or exchange emails? Answer: Your web browser. Heck, […]


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Mozilla silently bypassed Microsoft’s default apps protections in Windows

September 13, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Last month, news broke that Microsoft was making a set of changes in Windows 11 that would make it harder for most users to switch from Microsoft Edge to an alternative browser. The same problem has existed in Windows 10, […]


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Zoom unveils new security features including end-to-end encryption for Zoom Phone, verified identities and more

September 13, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Zoom announced a slate of new security features users can take advantage of as the school year begins and millions continue to work and learn remotely. At Zoomtopia, the company announced that end-to-end encryption, which they rolled out last October […]


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Microsoft Teams update will fix the single most common video conferencing problem

September 13, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is working on a simple update for collaboration platform Teams that should eliminate the single most common video conferencing problem. A new entry in the Microsoft 365 product roadmap shows the company will soon deploy a new keyboard shortcut […]


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Gmail, Meet, Drive and Docs on Android are getting a Material You makeover

September 10, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Google has started rolling out its revamped version of Material Design, dubbed ‘Material You’, to its core apps on Android. Material You is an update to Google’s ‘flat’ Material Design: now Google is rolling out the new Material You look […]


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Microsoft OneDrive cheat sheet

September 9, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft’s cloud storage, OneDrive, can back up your files online. It’s built into Windows 10. With it you can sync files on your Windows 10 PC to the cloud and to your other Windows PCs, your smartphone or tablet (with […]


Software Security

Microsoft Office zero-day vulnerability that allows remote code execution is being actively exploited

September 8, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Expmon, one of several security firms that reported the zero-day exploit, told BleepingComputer the attack method is 100-percent reliable making it very dangerous. Once a user opens the document, it loads malware from a remote source. Expmon tweeted that users […]


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Apple decides to allow ‘reader apps’ to link to external payment portals and Tim Sweeney is not happy

September 2, 2021

Via: TechSpot

On Wednesday, Apple announced that starting in 2022, it will allow certain apps to link to their external websites to subscribe and make payments. Currently, developers can notify customers to subscribe on their external websites but cannot link to them […]


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WhatsApp fined a record $267 million for GDPR violations

September 2, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The DPC has been investigating WhatsApp’s compliance with the European Union’s GDPR privacy law since 2018. This fine of €225 million (around $267 million) comes after the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) conducted its own review of the case and […]