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Chrome 86 rolls out with massive user security enhancements

Google has released Chrome 86 today, October 6th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel, and it includes numerous security enhancements, features, and APIs for developers.Chrome 86 brings many security enhancements to both desktop and mobile users in the form of increased password security, protection from insecure downloads and form submissions, and
Publish At:2020-10-06 14:25 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Security Software security

Windows 10: Bulk install essential apps with this free tool

During the Build 2020 developer conference, Microsoft published Winget package manager for installing popular apps available outside of the store.Winget currently works from the command line only, but if you're not familiar with Command Prompt or PowerShell, third-party developers have released tools to help you find apps and install them.Installin
Publish At:2020-10-05 18:55 | Read:201 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Microsoft Weekly Roundup: Windows 10, Surface event and fixes

In our second Microsoft weekly news roundup, we bring you the latest news regarding Windows 10, Microsoft, and this week's Surface 2020 event.During Surface event 2020, Microsoft announced two new Surface devices and a bunch of other products. In addition, Microsoft also patched multiple issues in Windows 10 version 2004 and announced a new feature to help y
Publish At:2020-10-03 16:24 | Read:256 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Twitter is down with users seeing "Something went wrong" errors

Twitter users are currently experiencing issues around the world, with users unable to use the website and mobile apps.When attempting to access Twitter's website, users are given "Something went wrong" errors or other messages stating that the company is aware of the problem and are working on restoring access.This outage started within the last 30 minutes
Publish At:2020-10-01 13:42 | Read:161 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Software

Chrome 86 for iOS fixes orientation bug that broke web page layouts

Google has released Chrome 86 for iOS today, and it fixes an annoying issue that caused a web page rendering issue after rotating the device to landscape and back to portrait.Since the release of Chrome 85, users have complained that when you rotate a web page from portrait to landscape and back to portrait, the page would show large margins and no
Publish At:2020-09-30 22:05 | Read:189 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Software IOS

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:276 | 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:308 | 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:210 | 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:173 | 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:195 | 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:210 | 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:212 | 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:212 | 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:195 | 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:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

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