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Guard your data with these privacy-focused search engines & browsers

Security - Posted On:2020-09-21 14:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Tracking allows the companies to improve their algorithm and app experience, but this experience comes at the cost of your digital data. In this guide, we're going to focus on the search engines and browsers that you'll want to use if you care about your online privacy. [...]

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Windows 10 Health Report: September 2020 Updates' problems and fixes

Security - Posted On:2020-09-21 12:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

This Windows 10 Health Report provides an overview of the problems people are encountering in September 2020 due to new cumulative updates or changes made in the operating system. [...]

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Strava app shows your info to nearby users unless this setting is disabled

Security - Posted On:2020-09-21 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Popular running and cycling app Strava exposes information on nearby strangers which has sparked privacy concerns among its users. Some fear this functionality can be abused for stalking and "predatory" motives. [...]

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Microsoft is purchasing ZeniMax Media/Bethesda for $7.5 billion

Security - Posted On:2020-09-21 10:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today, Microsoft announced it's plans to purchase Zenimax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Software, for $7.5 billion. [...]

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Windows 10 Health Report: September 2020 issues, Defender fiasco, & more

Security - Posted On:2020-09-20 13:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

This Windows 10 Health Report provides an overview of the problems people are encountering in September 2020 due to new cumulative updates or changes made in the operating system. [...]

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Microsoft explains why Windows 10 is crashing on Lenovo laptops

Security - Posted On:2020-09-20 10:59:56 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has acknowledged that changes introduced in recent Windows 10 2004 updates cause crashes on Lenovo ThinkPad laptops and has offered a workaround. [...]

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Google App Engine feature abused to create unlimited phishing pages

Security - Posted On:2020-09-20 10:59:56 Source: bleepingcomputer

A newly discovered technique by a researcher shows how can Google's App Engine domains be abused to deliver phishing and malware all while remaining undetected by leading enterprise security products. [...]

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How to fix Windows 10 search problems

Security - Posted On:2020-09-19 16:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Whether it be due to Windows Update, third-party apps, or Registry tweaks, if your Windows Search stops working randomly, this article will explain how to resolve the problem. [...]

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Tutanota encrypted email service suffers DDoS cyberattacks

Security - Posted On:2020-09-19 12:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Encrypted email service, Tutanota has experienced a series of DDoS attacks this week, first targeting the Tutanota website and further its DNS providers. [...]

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Microsoft Sysmon now logs data copied to the Windows Clipboard

Security - Posted On:2020-09-19 10:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has released Sysmon 12, and it comes with a useful feature that logs and captures any data added to the Windows Clipboard. [...]

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Windows 10's Android app streaming is now available for some devices

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 18:14:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Earlier, this streaming feature was only available to the testers in the Release Preview Channel of the Windows Insider program. Microsoft has now confirmed that the feature is being rolled out to all users, including the non-Insiders. [...]

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The Week in Ransomware - September 18th 2020 - Schools under attack

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 15:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

With schools worldwide back in session, ransomware operations are barraging them with cyberattacks that disrupt the start of the school year. [...]

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Windows 10 20H2 coming in October, final preview build released

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 14:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has officially announced the Windows 10 October 2020 Update and it'll begin rolling out to consumers in October. This new feature update comes with theme-aware Start Menu, Alt-Tab improvements, Chromium Edge pre-installed and bug fixes. [...]

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Microsoft: Fix for Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 error coming soon

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 14:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft announced today that a fix for the 'Element not found' error in the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 would be released shortly in an upcoming servicing release. [...]

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Windows 10 20H2 almost here, final build released to Insiders

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 13:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has officially announced the Windows 10 October 2020 Update and it'll begin rolling out to consumers in October. This new feature update comes with theme-aware Start Menu, Alt-Tab improvements, Chromium Edge pre-installed and bug fixes. [...]

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Leading U.S. laser developer IPG Photonics hit with ransomware

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 13:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

IPG Photonics, a leading U.S. developer of fiber lasers for cutting, welding, medical use, and laser weaponry has suffered a ransomware attack that is disrupting their operations. [...]

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Microsoft removes Windows Defender ability after security concerns

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 10:14:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has removed the ability to download files using Windows Defender after it was demonstrated how it could be used by attackers to download malware onto a computer. [...]

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U.K. warns of surge in ransomware threats against education sector

Security - Posted On:2020-09-18 00:29:58 Source: bleepingcomputer

The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has issued an alert about a surge in ransomware incidents targeting educational institutions, urging them to follow the recently updated recommendations for mitigating malware attacks. [...]

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Hands on with iOS 14's new data breach notification feature

Security - Posted On:2020-09-17 18:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

With the release of iOS 14, Apple has introduced a new feature that warns users when their stored passwords have been compromised in data breaches. [...]

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Google Chrome's new feature will automatically group your tabs

Security - Posted On:2020-09-17 16:44:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

With the next update for Chrome, Google is planning to automatically create a tab group if you open multiple tabs with the same domain. [...]

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