Daily Archives: May 5, 2020

Reused a password? This browser add-on warns you if it leaks

Firefox Lockwise, Mozilla’s password manager, now alerts you immediately if you’ve reused a password that’s leaked in a data breach. Reusing passwords isn’t good practice – ideally we’d use strong, unique logins for all our accounts – but it’s easily done when you’re registered with scores of websites and services, …

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IBM CEO: ‘Every company will become an AI company’

In his first keynote since taking the reins last month, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna doubled down on the firm’s commitment to artificial intelligence (AI) as a foundational technology for the future. At the company’s virtual Think Digital event, Krishna declared that “the importance of both hybrid cloud and AI has …

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This ransomware spreads across hundreds of devices in no time at all

The LockBit ransomware contains a feature that allows attackers to encrypt hundreds of devices in just a few hours once they’ve breached a corporate network. LockBit is a fairly new Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) that was launched in September of last year. The developers of the ransomware are in charge of maintaining …

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Best free software uninstallers in 2020

Software uninstallers can save you a huge amount of time and effort, and some of the best are available to download completely free. While Windows comes with an “Add or remove programs’ option, all too often you’ll be presented with a message telling you that some components couldn’t be removed, …

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