Category Archives: Internet

Use strong passwords, Microsoft warns

Some users can’t learn from their own mistakes. Many users are using weak passwords and passcodes, often using common words or passwords like “12345” or year of birth as 4-numbered passcode on their mobile phone. Microsoft checked more than 3 000 000 000 leached login credentials from various sources, like public leaked databases or databases from criminal acts.… Read More »

Firefox will definitely block spying eyes by default

By many data your browser sends to webpages you visit, webpage can create an unique ID, called simple digital fingerprint. Deleting cookies won’t help. And as for cookies, webpages can track your activity on other webs you are currently keeping in tabs in your web browser or even webpages you visited before deleting cookies. Apple introduced its Intelligent… Read More »

Ransomware Cyborg is masked as an update, abusing Microsoft’s e-mail

In short, ransomware is a malicious software, which installs itself on victim’s computer and then, or after some time to mask its presence, it begins to encrypt your files. Your files are then encrypted and unusable till you pay ransom to attackers via Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency – and sometimes, attackers won’t send decryption key to unlock your… Read More »

Google will stop indexing Flash content

I remember times of flashing effects on web, visit books on almost every private web, blinking clocks and Flash games. Internet in 2006 was full of Flash technology. Because of lack of current technologies, like HTML5 and WebGL, most effects was done by Flash. You had to install plugin from Adobe to run this content, so it was… Read More »

uTorrent – victim of macOS Catalina

Downloading torrents is popular. Torrents do not automatically mean cracked or pirated software, as some media may say. It’s just other way of downloading files, though it’s sometimes abused, but the same applies to classic downloading. It’s something like CD/DVD burners – if you own one, you are not automatically movie or music pirate. One of the most… Read More »

Apple’s September 10 Event will be streamed on YouTube for the first time

Apple streams its events on Apple’s webpage and on iOS and Apple TV apps. Users on other platforms are limited. As for WWDC 2019 Event, even Apple desktop users were limited to by Apple recommended Safari, Chrome or Firefox, though in some cases it was possible to watch stream on other browsers. As for Windows users, Apple recommended… Read More »

Google will let you choose default search provider in EU

What’s the N edition of Windows operating system in the Europe? It’s a special edition for European Union, essentially the same as in other areas, but without Windows Media Player and related technologies pre-installed. To restore these features, you have to download Media Feature Pack separately. Microsoft was forced to do so due to pressure from EU regulators.… Read More »