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Open Source Office Suite LibreOffice 7.2 is out

2021-08-19 By admin

A new version of the open source Office suite LibreOffice has been released earlier today. LibreOffice 7.2 is available for all supported platforms; core improvements include better interoperability with Microsoft Office document formats, performance improvements, and support for Apple Silicon. The new version of LibreOffice 7.2 is already available. The program’s built-in updating tool does […]

Microsoft suggests once again to disable the Print Spooler to protect against new 0-day vulnerability

2021-08-15 By admin

Several Windows printing related vulnerabilities have been discovered, disclosed and resolved in recent time. Microsoft released an emergency update in July to address a vulnerability dubbed PrintNightmare. This week, Microsoft disclosed yet another printing related vulnerability in Windows. The CVE reveals little information at this point as Microsoft’s investigation is still ongoing. According to the […]

Google is improving privacy by allowing users to lock Chrome Incognito tabs

2021-08-13 By admin

Changes have been spotted in the Chromium Gerrit code repository, which points to improvements being made to improve browsing privacy. A new flag in Chrome Canary 94 points to new features that will allow users to lock tabs in the Chrome Incognito browser. Chrome Incognito is a great option when browsing private or confidential websites. […]

Google Meet updates safety features, allows adding more co-hosts and more

2021-08-13 By admin

Google Meet is rolling out a few new features intended to improve the safety and security of the platform. Among these features is the ability to add up to 25 co-hosts to a meeting to expand control and keep meetings free from interruptions. The feature to add co-hosts was previously only available to Google Education […]

Android 12 beta 4 released and when to expect the stable version

2021-08-13 By admin

We are edging closer to the official release of Android 12 as the last beta version is finally released. This beta 4 version marks the last step in software testing before the official launch. This latest beta version that has just been released focuses on fine-tuning the performance and stability of the OS. This release […]

Log all DNS activity on your Windows PCs with DNSLookupView

2021-08-12 By admin

DNSLookupView is a new portable application by Nirsoft, which logs all DNS activity on Windows devices. DNS is a cornerstone of the Internet, as it translates domain names such as ghacks.net into IP addresses. Communication on the Internet needs DNS, and DNS may reveal a lot about a user’s activity on the Internet. While DNS […]

NortonLifeLock and Avast Merger would create a new cyber security behemoth

2021-08-11 By admin

Avast could soon become part of NortonLifeLock, provided that the shareholders of both companies and regulators approve the deal. The company announced plans for a mixed cash and stock merger on August 10, 2021. Both security companies have a long history in the security field. Avast was founded in 1988 and managed to gain a […]

Google is working on keeping kids safer online with a new image policy

2021-08-11 By admin

Google has announced a new policy set to be released within the next few weeks to give minors more control over their digital footprint. This new policy will make it possible for any minor to request the removal of their image from Google Search results. Parents and legal guardians will also be able to make […]

WhatsApp encryption – does Facebook want to overcome it?

2021-08-05 By admin

Facebook has confirmed that they have hired a team of researchers to figure out a way to get past end-to-end encryption. One of the privacy features that we appreciate about the WhatsApp chatting app is the end-to-end encryption. The encryption means that only people that you’ve given permission to may read your messages. This end-to-end […]