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Google Chrome Speed Will Increase With Update

If you're one of the legions of users who rely on Google's Chrome browser when you surf the web, we've got great news. As of the release of Chrome 91, it's about ...

Over 1 Billion Android Devices Don't Get Security Updates

According to the latest statistics, there are more than 2.5 billion Android devices in use around the world. That's a lot of devices by any reckoning. According to statistics gathered by Consumer ...

AirTag Basics and How to Protect Yourself from Stalking

Apple’s new AirTag tracking device is an amazing bit of technology—it’s an elegant disc about the size of a stack of four US quarters that communicates its location with other Apple devices using Bluetooth and Ultra Wideband. Pair an AirTag ...

Bose Is Latest Company To Have Employee Data Breached

Bose is the latest in an unending parade of major companies to disclose that they've been the victim of a ransomware attack. In the company's breach notification letter, they indicated that they ...

Beware Of Voice Message Phishing Attacks Called Vishing

Hackers and scammers have been experimenting with "vishing" in recent months, as a subset of phishing. Conventional phishing tactics rely on sending emails that employ a variety of social engineering tricks to ...

Malware Called Phorpiex Delivers Ransomware With Old School Tactics

If you're involved with internet security on any level, then you're probably already familiar with the name Phorpiex. The malicious botnet has been around for years, and the people who control it ...

What Is This “App Tracking Transparency” Apple Added to iOS 14.5?

You’ve likely seen mention of the dispute between Apple and Facebook. It revolves around App Tracking Transparency (ATT), a technology Apple released in iOS 14.5. The goal of ATT is to give iPhone and iPad users more control over the ...

Massive Data Leak Affects More Than 100M Android Users

If you own an Android smart device, be advised there has been a data leak. Security researchers at Check Point have recently discovered a massive data leak that left an assortment of ...

By Managing Your Menu Bar Icons Your Mac Becomes More Useful

If your Mac is anything like ours, it’s suffering from an infestation of menu bar icons. Yes, the Wi-Fi menu is essential, and many others can be helpful. But if you have too many, or they’re in random order, finding ...

How to Digitize Your Signature So You’re Ready for Online Document Signing

Over the last decade, and particularly during the last year of pandemic life, documents have become more likely to arrive in email or as downloads than on paper. If you need to return a signed document on paper, it’s easy ...

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