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Windows 10 Halting Support For Internet Explorer And Legacy Edge

Recently, Microsoft made an announcement that may have a profound impact on your business if you're still using Internet Explorer or the legacy version of Microsoft Edge. The Redmond giant published the dates when Microsoft 365 and Windows 10 will no longer support those browsers. Here are the dates you need to know: As of November 30, 2020, ...

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Carnival Cruise Lines Company Suffers Ransomware Attack

Carnival Cruise lines, reeling since the start of the global pandemic, has a new problem. Recently, the company disclosed that they were the victims of a ransomware attack. Carnival's disclosure was almost frighteningly uninformative. The company gave no clear indication which of their brands was impacted, how widespread the damage was, how many guest records were ...

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Adobe Lightroom Update May Have Deleted Some User Photos

Recently, Adobe released version 5.4 of Lightroom. It is a popular photo editing app used by a wide range if iOS devices. Unfortunately, the update may have done more harm than good. Many iOS users who installed the update have discovered that their photos and custom present filters were permanently deleted. The only people spared from such ...

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Google Working To Help Warn Users Of Earthquakes

Unless you live within a couple hundred miles of the town of Sparta, NC, you may not be aware of the fact that recently, a 5.1 earthquake struck the area. It damaged a few homes and rumbles could be felt as far away as north Georgia and parts of Virginia. It is doubtful that the earthquake in ...

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Toshiba Will No Longer Make Laptops

For the past three decades, Toshiba has been a major player in the laptop market. Toshiba released their first laptop in 1985. Their famous T1100, which was sold in Europe, was one of the first laptops to make use of floppy disks. Based on their success with that model, they quickly expanded their operation and began ...

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New Damaging Phishing Attacks Are Targeting Pandemic SBA Loans

The CISA (Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency) has recently published an advisory, warning of a new phishing campaign that specifically targets business owners who have received pandemic relief in the form of loans from the Small Business Administration. Apparently, according to the advisory, the campaign was launched toward the end of July 2020 by an ...

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Windows 10 Update Gives Graphics Cards Users More Control

Does your PC have more than one graphics card in it? If so, and you're a Windows 10 user, there's good news. Microsoft recently announced some coming changes to Windows 10 that will give users with multiple GPU's more control over how their cards are used when running applications. Currently, Windows makes the decision about which card to ...

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Popular Adobe Programs Currently Have Many Security Issues

If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader or Lightroom installed on your computer, then you'll definitely want to grab and install the latest security patch from the company, which addresses a whopping twenty-six serious security vulnerabilities. Eleven of the issues addressed are rated as "Critical" given that they allow an attacker to bypass security features on your ...

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Before Twitter Patch, Private Messages May Have Been Vulnerable

If you're a Twitter user, you should know that the company recently announced that they had addressed a serious security flaw that could have allowed hackers to gain direct access to Direct or Private Messages users sent via Twitter. If you seldom use that feature, then the impact to you would have been minimal in any ...

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Google Play Music Changing To YouTube Music By December 2020

Google has been planning to consolidate its holdings for a long while now, and part of that process includes doing away with Google Play Music and rolling it into YouTube Music. The company's original music service now has an official end of life date: December of 2020. Not to worry though, the company is keeping pricing the ...

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