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New Edge Browser Coming To Windows 10 Through Updates

Microsoft Edge has been changed and improved many times. It is now Chromium-based, and is one important step closer to widespread release. At present, the new browser is available to Windows 10 Insiders in the "Release Preview" ring. It will remain there for at least a few weeks for testing. Assuming no major problems are ...

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Tax Information Theft Is On The Rise This Year

It's tax season, and if you're like many people, you make use of one of the numerous e-file platforms offered by TurboTax, TaxAct, and similar companies. Unfortunately, tax season also presents a tremendous opportunity for hackers. So much that the IRS has issued a formal warning to accountants and taxpayers alike, urging them to enable ...

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The New Microsoft Office App Looks Like A Winner

In November of 2019, Microsoft made an announcement and gave users an early look at a new unified Office app designed specifically for Android and iOS devices. The purpose, of course, was to provide the essential functionality of Office in a faster, leaner, and lighter package that was better suited for use on mobile devices. As ...

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Mobile Flash Storage Getting Faster To Accommodate 5G Rollout

Are you ready for the world of 5G? Even if you are, the available storage you have on your favorite devices may not be as robust as you'd like it to be. Anticipating this problem, Western Digital has announced a new bit of technology that will be available on the next generation of devices. The new ...

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Mandatory Two Factor Authentication Coming To Ring Devices

Finally, a smart device manufacturer is taking device security seriously, and that's great news indeed. You may recall reading about a serious issue with Ring security systems recently. The news was that the security issue allowed hackers to commandeer user systems and spy on them. The hackers were sending the users messages and making disturbing threats about watching ...

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Google Docs Gets Smarter With Smart Compose Feature

Google continues to increase the versatility and usefulness of the G-Suite. This time they are adding the much anticipated Smart Compose feature to Google Docs, and it is now available to all G-Suite users. The new feature launched in beta in November of 2019 and was well-received. The technology relied on Google's extensive AI expertise to ...

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New Dangerous Malware Is Disguising Itself As Fortnite Launcher

LokiBot burst onto the scene in 2015, and has earned a reputation as being a powerful. This fearsome trojan is being distributed in a new way that poses a very real threat to targets of all shapes and sizes. The latest campaign emulates the launcher for Epic Games, which is the developer behind the game Fortnite. ...

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Dashlane Password Manager Removed From Google For Privacy Issues

Do you use the Dashlane Chrome web extension to help you manage your passwords? If so, you're not alone. The extension has more than three million users based on download stats. Unfortunately, Google recently announced that they took the extension down from the store temporarily because of issues with the "Use of Permissions and User Data ...

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Old School Virus Called KBOT Is Hitting Networks

There was a day when worms were once common, terrifying threats on the internet. In the early days of the world wide web, there were a number of famous attacks that were considered highly advanced for their time. Time and technology have moved on of course, and these days, modern malware is significantly more advanced. Except for ...

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Malware And Viruses On Apple/Mac Systems Are On The Rise

For most of Apple's history, the company has been able to cast itself as a safer alternative to Windows-based computers.Hackers tended to focus the bulk of their efforts on Wintel boxes (Windows processors), rather than Apple machines. That has been changing in recent months. According to research conducted by Malwarebytes, over the past twelve months, ...

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