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Number Of Microsoft Edge Browser Users Are Surpassing Firefox

At long last, Microsoft has a web browser that the market seems to like. Their new Chromium-based Edge browser has enjoyed rampant growth over the past twelve months, seeing its market share increase by 1300 percent for the year. It should be noted that one year ago, Chromium-based Edge had a market share of just ...

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Latest Windows Update May Improve Your Webcam And Display

It's not often that people actually look forward to a Windows 10 update, but the upcoming 21H2 "Sun Valley" update may be the exception that proves the rule. With legions of people still working from home courtesy of the ongoing pandemic, this update promises to make both your camera and your monitor work better, in addition ...

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Gamers Targeted By Hackers Through Code And Cheat Downloads

Gamers tend to be surprisingly tech savvy, and as such, they're a bit harder to trick with social engineering than many other groups. Gamers do have a weakness, and it's one that hackers around the world have recently begun to exploit in a systematic way. Increasingly, security researchers are finding instances of poisoned cheat codes. The basic idea ...

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New Malware Appears To Be Android App For Free Netflix

If you have an Android device and you're something of an app fanatic, you may have been tempted by an app called FlixOnline, which was available on the Google Play Store for a time. The app's description promises a free trial subscription to Netflix, which naturally prompted many people to download it and give it ...

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Details On Massive Facebook Data Leak Hack

As you're probably aware, recently a vast trove of Facebook profiles totaling 533 million in all, wound up on a hacker forum. The company was initially silent about the issue, but the company has now released a statement about the matter. Unfortunately, that statement isn't terribly reassuring. The good news, if you can call it that, ...

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Firmware Attacks May Be The Next Big Security Issue

Most businesses are getting better at guarding against malware attacks. We still hear about successful attacks far too often, but companies are undeniably getting better at defending against them. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of firmware attacks, which are growing increasingly common. In fact, according to the first ever Security Signals report published by Microsoft in March ...

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Windows 10 Updates Could Be Causing Printing Issues For Some

Last year, Microsoft seemed to struggle for a time with its monthly Windows 10 updates. We were treated to a whole series of updates that caused as many issues as they were designed to solve. Some updates led to more than a few "Blue Screen of Death" crashes and howls of frustrations from the company's massive ...

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What Businesses Can Do To Minimize Phishing Emails

If you had to guess, worldwide, how many phishing emails would you estimate are sent out every day, what would you say? If you guessed anything less than three billion, you'd be incorrect. Three billion a day, on average. That's both terrifying and depressing. On hearing that grim statistic, it's natural to assume that there's just not ...

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Tax Time Brings Out the Hackers

It's tax season once again! That, among other things, means that hackers and scammers are out in force, so beware! As in years past, the primary vehicle hackers and scammers use to run their various tax scams are phishing emails. They're usually designed to appear as though they come from the IRS, and generally indicating that ...

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Study Shows Working From Home Could Be Here To Stay

It goes without saying that the pandemic has changed a great many things about life, as well as the world we live and work in. One significant change on the work front has, of course, been the dramatic rise in the number of people working from home. We're reaching a point now where, although we haven't ...

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