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

Last month, Microsoft announced that Samsung Galaxy smartphones will be able to stream Android apps to their Windows devices with the company's Your Phone app.Earlier, this streaming feature was only available to the testers in the Release Preview Channel of the Windows Insider program. In a new tweet, Microsoft has now confirmed that the feature is being ro
Publish At:2020-09-18 19:20 | Read:238 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software android

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

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.List of Windows 10 versions (Manganese = 20H2)If you do not want to wait until then, Microsoft says you can downlo
Publish At:2020-09-18 16:49 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Google Chrome's new feature will automatically group your tabs

Last week, Google Chrome's tab groups feature finally started rolling out to all users and it looks like Google has already started working on the next version of tab groups.Tab groups, which was announced earlier this year, is designed to save you a whole lot of time if you keep dozens of tabs open at once.Tab groups feature allows you to collect
Publish At:2020-09-17 17:22 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Software

[SANS ISC] Suspicious Endpoint Containment with OSSEC

I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Suspicious Endpoint Containment with OSSEC“: When a host is compromised/infected on your network, an important step in the Incident Handling process is the “containment” to prevent further infections.  To place the device into a restricted environment is definitively better than power
Publish At:2020-09-17 08:05 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:OSSEC SANS Internet Storm Center Security Incident SANS ISC

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo is growing fast

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused search engine, announced that August 2020 ended in over 2 billion total searches via its search platform.While Google remains the most popular search engine, DuckDuckGo has gained a great deal of traction in recent months as more and more users have begun to value their privacy on the internet.DuckDuckGo saw over 2 billion sea
Publish At:2020-09-16 21:49 | Read:77 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Software

Windows 10 optional update KB4577062 (v1909/1903) released

As expected, Microsoft is rolling out the first batch of September optional updates for Windows 10. The optional update is available for Windows 10 version 1909/1903 and it includes general bug fixes and non-security improvements.Microsoft also noted that optional update won't download or install automatically on your device unless you manuall
Publish At:2020-09-16 17:55 | Read:155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Google Chrome is making it easier to reset compromised passwords

Google Chrome is adding a new feature that will make it easier for users to reset stored passwords that have been detected as compromised in data breaches.Since 2018, Apple has supported the /.well-known/change-password feature as a way for web sites to specify the page that is used to reset or change passwords on the site.This feature has been used by Safar
Publish At:2020-09-16 17:55 | Read:121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Security Software

Outlook.com now lets you schedule emails for a later date

If you have ever wanted to schedule emails on Outlook on the Web (Outlook.com), you now easily do it from the web interface.Gmail has offered its users the ability to schedule an email for some time, and Outlook desktop client users have also had this feature.Users who use outlook.com, though, have not been able to schedule an email until recently when Micro
Publish At:2020-09-15 18:27 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Adobe releases out-of-band security update for Adobe Media Encoder

Adobe has released an out-of-band security update for Adobe Media Encoder that fixes three 'Important' security vulnerabilities.The three vulnerabilities are classified as 'Information Disclosure,' which could allow sensitive information to be leaked in the security of the active user.Adobe advises customers to update the vulnerable apps to the lat
Publish At:2020-09-15 10:37 | Read:100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software security

Microsoft Edge is getting a built-in password generator

Microsoft Edge Canary/Dev builds are updated frequently with new features that are hidden or not well known. One of these features is a built-in password generator that you can use to generate strong passwords when you've to signup for new online accounts.It should come as no surprise that it is important to use unique and strong passwords and Microsoft's ne
Publish At:2020-09-14 17:50 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Hands-on with Windows 10's 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.Microsoft said it will bring the new Start Menu to your devices with Windows 10 version 20H2, which is expected to arrive in October or November.Start Menu is not g
Publish At:2020-09-13 15:36 | Read:244 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

How to enable DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Windows 10

DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) allows DNS resolution to be performed via the HTTPS protocol rather than through the normal plain text DNS lookups.ISPs tend to block your connection to sites by monitoring the DNS traffic. With DoH (DNS-over-HTTPS), you'll be able to bypass censorship, improve the security of your connection, and increase your network's privacy.For
Publish At:2020-09-13 15:36 | Read:233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Vivaldi 3.3 can pause the web with new 'Take a Break' feature

Vivaldi browser 3.3 has been released, and with it comes a new feature that allows you to pause everything you are doing in your open browser tabs to take a break, free from distractions.When browsing the web, it is common to listen to audio in one tab while performing tasks in other tabs.The constant audio, ad refreshes, or browser notifications c
Publish At:2020-09-09 17:45 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software

Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4571756 & KB4574727 Released

Today is the second Tuesday of September 2020 and important security updates/cumulative or 'B' updates are now available for all supported versions of Windows 10. As always, the updates are available for installation when you check for updates in the Settings and click on 'Download and install now' button.Like every Patch Tuesday release, the cumul
Publish At:2020-09-08 15:35 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

How to remove unwanted apps from Windows 10

Most Windows 10 devices come with bloatware in some form or another. Bloatware is a rather subjective term and can range from your OEM's apps to Microsoft's own apps that do nothing but take up precious space and get in your way of working.In Windows 10, you can remove a number of unwanted apps by selecting 'Uninstall' option in the All Apps list. Curre
Publish At:2020-09-06 14:50 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

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