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Mozilla rolls out new Firefox version to fix Windows reboot bug

Mozilla today started rolling out Firefox 82.0.1, a new version that fixes a known bug where the Windows installer displays unnecessary reboot prompts on some systems after it finishes the installation."This would affect anyone running a full installer (not the stub installer)[..], provided they have at least one other Firefox installation in a directory oth
Publish At:2020-10-27 17:12 | Read:94 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software

Microsoft Edge gets Vertical Tabs feature you won't find in Chrome

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge was first released in January 2020 and is getting better every month with new Dev and Canary releases. Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it's working on Vertical tabs and Smart copy features for the Edge browser. Today, Microsoft is rolling out the new Vertical Tabs feature to users in the Dev and Canary chann
Publish At:2020-10-27 17:12 | Read:41 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Angry YouTube-dl users flood GitHub with new repos after takedown

Users of the extremely popular YouTube-dl YouTube media downloader have flooded GitHub with new repositories containing the tool's source code after GitHub took down the project's repositories on Friday.YouTube-dl is a command-line program that can be used to download multimedia content from YouTube and several other sites; befo
Publish At:2020-10-26 21:42 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software

Take control of Windows 10 feature updates using these settings

Microsoft has added new settings that allow users to gain greater control over how Windows Update installs new Windows 10 feature updates."With Windows 10 version 1903, Microsoft added the ability to set the specific Windows 10 feature update that you wish to keep using with the Group Policy editor. In October, Patch Tuesday updates added an additional
Publish At:2020-10-25 18:24 | Read:108 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

A closer look at Windows 10's brand-new Start Menu

During a Windows Insider webcast, Microsoft teased its vision for a new Windows 10 Start Menu that features partially transparent theme-aware tiles to showcase the new Fluent-based colorful icons.Starting with Windows 10 version 20H2, which is now rolling out to seekers, Start Menu finally uses the theme-aware tiles.Start Menu is not getting a dramatic overh
Publish At:2020-10-24 19:00 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Mozilla slows Firefox 82 update due to printing issues, crashes

Mozilla has slowed the rollout of Firefox 82 just two days after its release due to printing bugs and crashes in the new version.Mozilla Firefox 82 was released on October 20th, with only a few improvements in performance and its Picture-in-Picture feature.As first reported by TechDows, since the release of Firefox 82, there have been numerous bug repor
Publish At:2020-10-23 11:48 | Read:60 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software

Why Antivirus Protection isn’t Enough to Stay Totally Safe

Viruses and malware are the main tools used by cybercriminals to break into networks and steal data. As a result, anti-malware software like Panda Dome is absolutely essential for keeping your computer and personal data secure. These tools can scan your hard drive for virus infections and remove them automatically. But cyberattacks are becoming more sophisti
Publish At:2020-10-22 06:27 | Read:41 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Antivirus passwords security software V

Windows 10 20H2 is released, here are the new features

Microsoft is rolling out the next version of Windows 10 called "20H2" and the update is available for those who manually check for updates using the Settings app.20H2 Update is not a huge release and it does not bring a major overall to key features of Windows 10, but Microsoft says this update comes with a lot of improvements that should improve overall use
Publish At:2020-10-20 17:30 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Microsoft Edge for Linux released, how to install

Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge was first released in January to Windows consumers and enterprises, and it was later released to macOS users. Edge is already available on Android and iOS, and now Linux users can finally get a taste of Microsoft's new browser.Today, you can finally download the first Dev channel build of Microsoft Edge on Linux and it comes w
Publish At:2020-10-20 17:30 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Bug bounty reporter cashes out on someone else's exploit

Bug bounty programs have gained increased momentum and interest from the security research community for their role in promoting security awareness and responsible vulnerability disclosure. But they are not without their fair share of problems. Bug bounty platforms fill a genuine need. They help companies solicit vulnerability report
Publish At:2020-10-19 10:18 | Read:57 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software exploit

Using Windows 10 in-place upgrades to fix Windows Update issues

To install new cumulative updates, Windows 10 feature updates, or out-of-band updates, Windows users rely on the Windows Update feature to properly update their computer.In some cases, however, some folks have noticed that the update fails with an uninformative error message almost every month. Even those who have successfully downloaded the update have hit
Publish At:2020-10-18 18:42 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Google Chrome and Edge are creating random debug.log log files

A bug in the latest release of Chrome, and other Chromium-based browsers, is causing random debug.log files to be created on user's desktops and other folders.On October 6th, 2020, Google released Chrome 86 to the 'Stable' branch, and all users were auto-updated to this version. Other browsers based on Chromium, such as Brave and Microsoft Edge, also up
Publish At:2020-10-18 14:48 | Read:169 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Software

Unlock Windows 10's God Mode to access all settings in one screen

Windows 10 comes with both the Control Panel and modern Settings, but the modern Settings app provides an unpolished experience with key features missing.Fortunately, Windows 10 still comes with the Control Panel-based advanced configuration page called "God Mode" that allows you to easily access all advanced tools, features, and tasks.God Mode lets you acce
Publish At:2020-10-17 15:24 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

NPM nukes NodeJS malware opening Windows, Linux reverse shells

NPM has removed multiple packages hosted on its repository this week that established connection to remote servers and exfiltrated user data.These 4 packages had collected over 1,000 total downloads over the course of the last few months up until being removed by NPM yesterday.The four packages are:plutov-slack-client - claims to be a "Node.JS
Publish At:2020-10-16 12:06 | Read:212 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software

Intel’s Ice Lake Xeon processors get new security features

Intel today revealed the data security and privacy upgrades that will be introduced to the upcoming 3rd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors code-named Ice Lake and specifically built to power data center platforms."Intel is doubling down on its Security First Pledge, bringing its pioneering and proven Intel Software Guard Extension (Intel SGX) to the f
Publish At:2020-10-14 13:18 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hardware Software security


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