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A Number Of Netgear Routers Get Security Fixes

Dozens of Netgear routers are vulnerable to a very old security flaw. The DNS rebinding flaws that these routers have date back to models the company put out as early as 2007. That means this issue has been lurking in the background for a very long time. It was recently brought to light by the Vietnamese ...

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Microsoft Windows 11 Finally Has A Release Date

Are you excited at the prospect of Windows 11? If so then you will be pleased to know that Microsoft's latest OS now has an official release date. That date you're looking for is October 5th, 2021. Microsoft had this to say about the release date in a recent blog post: "The free upgrade to Windows 11 ...

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Free Repairs Offered For iPhone 12 Users With Sound Issues

The bad news is some of Apple's iPhone 12's have sound issues. If you own an iPhone 12 then you are probably already aware of this. The good news is that Apple has moved on the issue fairly quickly. The company has introduced a new free-of-charge service program for impacted iPhone 12's. If your device is ...

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Microsoft Teams Adds A Number Of New Features

Do you use Microsoft Teams? If you do then you're going to love the August update. It offers a number of new high value features that will improve the quality of your online meetings. Here's a quick overview: Two New Presenter Options In Presenter Mode you'll find two new options available: A Reporter mode and a Side ...

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iPhone Users Getting Secure IDs And Digital Drivers Licenses

Have you ever wished you had a digital ID like a driver's license? Apple is working to make that a reality. The company is currently in talks with officials from eight different state government to fold state IDs and driver's licenses into Apple Wallet.   The states in question are: Arizona Connecticut Georgia Iowa Kentucky Maryland Oklahoma And Utah There's the day to day convenience that is ...

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Instagram Will Require Age Verification Soon

More and more social media platforms are taking steps to improve protections for younger folk. Instagram is the latest company to take steps in that direction with the recent announcement that the platform will soon require users to provide their date of birth if they have not already done so. The DOB prompts are already present ...

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Has Your Bandwidth Slowed Down? It Could Be Proxyware

There's a lot of money to be made by selling things that don't belong to you. That's a lesson hackers around the world have learned very well. Their latest venture is selling other people's internet bandwidth. You may not have heard the term Proxyware before just now. If not it's a new way hackers and cybercriminals ...

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Exchange Servers Are The Target Of This New Ransomware

A new ransomware gang known as "LockFile" has recently burst onto the scene. They specifically target Microsoft Exchange servers to gain access then proceed to encrypt everything they can find. LockFile employs a trio of vulnerabilities that are collectively known as ProxyShell to gain access to a targeted exchange server. ProxyShell was given its name by Orange ...

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WhatsApp Mods On Android Devices May Contain Malware

Are you a WhatsApp user? If you are you may have heard of the FMWhatsApp mod. It promises to improve the WhatsApp user experience by improving user privacy, giving access to custom chat themes, emoji packs from other social networking sites, app locking via a customizable PIN, and more. Hackers have hijacked this legitimate and helpful mod. ...

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Recent Android App Update Caused Calling And Answering Issues

Google's Android app is the most installed app of all time with more than 5 billion installations. That matters because recently the company reported the existence of a serious bug in the app's latest update. The company had this to say about the issue: "After the latest update to the Google Search App on Android, the users ...

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