Daily Archives: August 1, 2020

Getting a portable monitor was the best move I made all lockdown

[ad_1] Lockdown has been an opportunity for self-discovery for us all. Maybe you’ve used Zoom to re-ignite a long distance friendship once thought lost, or mastered a home workout routine. Maybe you’ve tackled your gaming pile of shame, or binged an entire Netflix boxset. But, what’s happened for many, is …

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Laptop vs desktop: which should you buy?

[ad_1] As the school year approaches, the deadline for parents to outfit their students’ with the best and most appropriate technology looms near. That means there will be many parents (and students) wondering if they should buy a desktop computer or a laptop. However, the answer is as unique and …

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Do I really need antivirus for Mac?

[ad_1] Traditionally, the Mac has been regarded as a safe and secure haven compared to other desktop platforms – particularly Windows – and a common line of thinking has been that Apple computers don’t need antivirus defenses, because security is tight enough anyway, and threats are relatively scarce. But is …

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We tracked down the cheapest 64GB RAM module pair right now

[ad_1] OLOy MD4U322616DJDA 64GB DDR4 RAM – $180.00 at Amazon(£229.99/roughly AU$250)Sister publication Tom’s Hardware has drawn our attention to this seriously cheap 64GB RAM module from a company called OLOy. Upgrading to a dual channel setup is a great way to instantly improve performance, so grab it while you can!View …

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Android malware posing as Covid-19 contact tracing apps

[ad_1] As countries around the world started providing Covid-19 contact tracing apps to their citizens, cybercriminals used this to their advantage to distribute Android malware, according to a new report from EclecticIQ and ThreatFabric. Researchers from both companies as well others identified malicious Android apps that were disguised as the …

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Linux users, beware: TrickBot malware is no longer Windows-exclusive

[ad_1] The creators of the TrickBot have once again updated their malware with new functionality and now it can target Linux devices through its new DNS command and control tool Anchor_DNS. While TrickBot originally started out as a banking trojan, the malware has evolved to perform other malicious behaviors including …

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Office 365 phishing scam uses Google Ad domains to evade security

[ad_1] A new phishing campaign that tries to steal users’ Office 365 login credentials by tricking them into accepting a new Terms of Use and Privacy Policy has been discovered by researchers at the Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC). This campaign has been observed across multiple organizations and employs a …

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Facebook CEO gets grilled over VPN fiasco

[ad_1] The chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Facebook recently testified before Congress at a nearly six-hour House Judiciary hearing in which they were questioned as part of an antitrust investigation. When asked about last year’s controversial Onavo VPN app by Representative Hank Johnson, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg played coy …

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