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Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Chromium-powered Edge browser is out of beta, download it here

January 15, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The browser first arrived in beta back in April, but today’s Edge launch should hopefully be a bit more stable and feature-rich than it was in the past. However, don’t expect anything revolutionary here. The new Edge has the usual […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google acquires Pointy to help SMBs list product inventory online

January 14, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google said Tuesday that it’s acquiring Pointy, makers of a platform that lets small business brick-and-mortar retailers list their in-store product inventory online. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Based in Dublin, Ireland, Pointy fits in to Google’s […]


Software Security

Ransomware, phishing and cyber attacks scare business chiefs the most

January 14, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Worries about hackers and cyber attacks — not business rivals or encroaching red tape — are now most likely to keep CEOs awake at night. Cyber incidents are considered the top risk to businesses globally, according to a survey of […]


Operating systems, Windows

Today’s Patch Tuesday brings fireworks and — a magic bullet?

January 14, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Over the past few years we’ve seen a few security holes that have drawn Chicken Little warnings and vast amounts of unthinking press reports. When you turn on a local news program and hear from the hometown weather reporter that […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft Will Stop Supporting Windows 7 on Tuesday

January 13, 2020

Via: Fortune

Windows 7 holds a special place in the heart of many PC users, but as of Tuesday, Jan. 14, Microsoft is washing its hands of the beloved operating system. That’s the date the software giant will officially no longer support […]


Software Security

Clop ransomware looks to target Windows 10 apps

January 9, 2020

Via: TechRadar

A new variant of the Clop ransomware which targets Windows 10 apps such as text editors and office applications as well as other processes has been discovered in the wild. When the Clop ransomware first appeared in February of 2019, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Chrome to start blocking annoying notification requests

January 8, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

In a blog post yesterday, Google outlined plans for a less intrusive permission UI for Chrome’s notification feature. Chrome’s current permission UI spawns a pop-up box near the address bar, which covers Web content and is one of the many […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to fix insecure LDAP binds to prevent exposed Windows admin credentials

January 8, 2020

Via: CSO Online

First the good news: Microsoft planned to release a patch in January to disable insecure LDAP channel binding and LDAP signing to more secure configurations. As a result of businesses asking for more time due to the holiday season, Microsoft […]


Application Software, Software Category

The best free text to speech software 2020: convert text to spoken audio

January 7, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Free text to speech software can be enormously helpful for anyone who’s visually impaired, or has a condition like dyslexia that makes reading on screens tricky. It can also help overcome language barriers for people who read a language but […]


Operating systems, Others

Google Fixes Critical Android RCE Flaw

January 7, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Google kicked off its first Android Security Bulletin of 2020 patching a critical flaw in its Android operating system, which if exploited could allow a remote attacker to execute code. Compared to last year’s monthly tally, the number of CVEs […]