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Development Software, Software Category

Rust 1.58.1 fixes dangerous race condition

January 21, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

This point release arriving January 20, 2022, just days after Rust 1.58, fixes a race condition in the std::fs::remove_dir_all standard library function. This vulnerability is tracked at CVE-2022-21658 and there was an advisory published. An attacker could use this security […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

The best macOS apps for your brand new MacBook in 2022

January 20, 2022

Via: The Next Web

Of all the great feelings in the world, one towers above all. That’s right, I’m talking about getting a new Apple computer. Besides it obviously being a shiny new thing, what really engrosses me is the idea of starting with […]


Software Security

Microsoft beefs up Edge’s security against zero-day attacks

January 20, 2022

Via: Computerworld

In the latest release of its Edge beta, Microsoft introduced a new way for IT admins to better secure the Chromium-based browser against web-based attacks. The release notes for Microsoft Edge Beta Channel describe the new security features as employing […]


Application Software, Software Category

Windows 10 and 11 get a fix for search-breaking Outlook bug

January 20, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Some Windows 10 and 11 users have been suffering at the hands of a strange Outlook bug which affects the search facility in the desktop email client, but a resolution has now been applied by Microsoft. The bug affected those […]


Application Software, Software Category

WhatsApp for Windows 11 is getting a new look

January 19, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Last year we saw many new features come to Meta’s WhatsApp messaging service, and now a recent update to the Windows version looks to make it similar to recently refreshed apps in Windows 11. The new update of the beta […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Releases Office for Mac Update With Full Apple Silicon Support in Excel

January 18, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Microsoft has released a new version of its Office for Mac productivity suite that includes an updated Excel app with 100% native support for Apple silicon machines. According to the release notes accompanying version 16.57, Excel will now run natively […]


Application Software, Software Category

Firefox Relay may not be as useful as you thought

January 18, 2022

Via: TechRadar

A major debate has erupted online after Firefox’s Relay offering was nearly added to a list of “burner” email services. There is a list on the GitHub repository, with hundreds of burner email services, used by many service providers to […]


Development Software, Software Category

Python custodians apologize for “cursed” start to the year

January 18, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Developers from Python have published three new versions of the programming language, and apologized for the process not going as smoothly as planned. In the release announcement, CPython core developer Łukasz Langa said that all versions were “cursed in some […]


Mobile Apps

Dear websites, please stop asking me to download your mobile app

January 13, 2022

Via: The Next Web

Dear *insert website name,* Please stop asking me to your mobile app. I don’t want want to use it. I don’t care if you think your app is the bees-knees. If I wanted to use your app, I’d go to […]


Software Security

New Chrome security measure aims to curtail an entire class of Web attack

January 13, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

For more than a decade, the Internet has remained vulnerable to a class of attacks that uses browsers as a beachhead for accessing routers and other sensitive devices on a targeted network. Now, Google is finally doing something about it. […]