Misc Software

GitHub now warns you about flaws affecting your Python code

GitHub now warns you about flaws affecting your Python code

Code repository will also offer admins fixes from the developer community.
By Joe Curtis Jul 17 2018, 10:37AM
Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

New Site Isolation feature will use about 10-13% of memory to cut down side-channel attacks.
By Staff Writer Jul 16 2018, 9:03AM
7 things you need to know about Apple’s AirPlay 2

7 things you need to know about Apple’s AirPlay 2

AirPlay reinvents itself to bring you stereo HomePods and wireless multi-room audio.
By Craig Grannell Jul 12 2018, 11:24AM
WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issues out of band security and maintenance update

WordPress issued an out of band security and maintenance release yesterday with version 4.9.7 being pushed live patching 18 bugs in the content management system.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:21AM
Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple patches 76 security issues with latest software releases

Apple got a small head start on Patch Tuesday pushing out updates for seven products on 9 July, including, iTunes, Safari and iOS.
By Doug Olenick Jul 12 2018, 11:14AM
This popular Google Chrome browser extension is tracking your every move

This popular Google Chrome browser extension is tracking your every move

A 'Stylish' browser extension is riddled with spyware.
By Staff Writer Jul 5 2018, 11:00AM
How to: Delete your Skype account

How to: Delete your Skype account

Want to delete your Skype account but don't know how? Read on for our handy guide.
By Staff Writer Jul 4 2018, 10:19AM
Opera 54 adds Update and Recovery page, introduces news to Speed Dial

Opera 54 adds Update and Recovery page, introduces news to Speed Dial

Opera Software has released Opera 54.0, the latest version of its Chromium-based browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.
By Nick Peers Jul 2 2018, 10:51AM
Mozilla issues critical patches for Firefox

Mozilla issues critical patches for Firefox

Mozilla issued security advisories for Firefox ESR 52.9, Firefox ESR 60.1, and Firefox 61 with the majority being rated as critical or high.
By Doug Olenick Jun 29 2018, 10:36AM
Firefox Quantum 61 tweaks user interface, boosts performance (again)

Firefox Quantum 61 tweaks user interface, boosts performance (again)

Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 61.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 61.0.
By Nick Peers Jun 28 2018, 10:57AM
Critical flaw in Edge browser allowed hackers to secretly access website content

Critical flaw in Edge browser allowed hackers to secretly access website content

A Google Chrome developer recently discovered a high-severity vulnerability in Microsoft's Edge browser that allowed an attacker to read sensitive data in other tabs, including websites that required users to authenticate themselves.
By Jay Jay Jun 28 2018, 10:42AM
Malicious version of Syscoin's Windows installer found on Github

Malicious version of Syscoin's Windows installer found on Github

Malicious actors replaced the legitimate Windows installer for Syscoin's cryptocurrency earlier this month with a version containing malware, which was available on the company's Github page for several days.
By Doug Olenick Jun 21 2018, 11:56AM
The Firefox-powered Cliqz web browser puts your security first

The Firefox-powered Cliqz web browser puts your security first

People are worried about their personal security. Who do you trust?
By Chris Wiles Jun 15 2018, 12:25PM
Mozilla patches heap buffer overflow in Firefox browsers

Mozilla patches heap buffer overflow in Firefox browsers

The Mozilla Foundation Security has released an advisory to patch critical vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR products which could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.
By Robert Abel Jun 12 2018, 12:44PM
How to: Avoid embarrassing autocorrect fails on Word, Android and iOS

How to: Avoid embarrassing autocorrect fails on Word, Android and iOS

Ban words and phrases in Word, back up your AutoCorrect entries, delete remembered words, and reset your dictionary in Android and iOS.
By Staff Writer Jun 8 2018, 9:49AM
Google fixes 24 bugs in Chrome OS, security pass flaw in reCAPTCHA feature

Google fixes 24 bugs in Chrome OS, security pass flaw in reCAPTCHA feature

Google on Tuesday released version 67.0.3396.62 of the Chrome operating system for Windows, Mac & Linux to its stable channel, solving 24 vulnerabilities & introducing its "Site Isolation" security feature to additional users.
By Bradley Barth Jun 1 2018, 1:44PM
Firefox rolls out two step authentication

Firefox rolls out two step authentication

Mozilla announced the rollout of its two-step verification programme for all Firefox Accounts designed without support for SMS-based codes.
By Robert Abel May 28 2018, 1:12PM
You’ll soon be able to use PayPal to buy goods and services across YouTube, Gmail and Google Store

You’ll soon be able to use PayPal to buy goods and services across YouTube, Gmail and Google Store

Seamless PayPal payments will be integrated into the Google ecosystem later this year.
By Alex Lee May 28 2018, 10:35AM
Microsoft buys conversational AI startup Semantic Machines

Microsoft buys conversational AI startup Semantic Machines

Machine learning firm to make Cortana and Azure Bot Services better at chatting.
By Staff Writer May 22 2018, 8:54AM
Chrome is going to stop telling you if a website is 'Secure'

Chrome is going to stop telling you if a website is 'Secure'

Google's browser will also begin to flash warnings about HTTP websites.
By Staff Writer May 21 2018, 10:11AM