ZDNet with a very objective and quantitative look at internet browser performance on Windows 10. And the results should not be that surprising to any avid internet user.
Great article from ZDNet with details on curing the Adobe security vulnerability on your PC. The options are to make Flash selectively run on your command or install completely. Keep in mind that a full uninstall will be your best protection option; but there are some times that you may still need to use Flash.
Microsoft stepping up the concern for security here. Users should take note and use this formula as a best practice and apply to all passwords used especially Banking, Credit and Finance-related sites.
Microsoft is banning weak and common passwords from Microsoft Account and Azure AD system and implementing a feature called smart password lockout.
With the recent focus on Apple in Apple versus government encryption battle, one has to ask “What if this were an Android device…?”
Check out @TechRepublic’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/TechRepublic/status/726025778668933120?s=09
Check out @MySQL’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/MySQL/status/725243609360961536?s=09
MySQL rolls out Transparent Data Encryption as a feature.
Using an Android phone exposes a user to potential security vulnerabilities. Remember each vendor and wireless network carrier modified the operating system on your phone. Security updates do not always happen automatically.
If your a Windows user, there is another hole in the web that you need to guard against. Apple is no longer issuing updates to QuickTime on the Microsoft platform. This coupled along with the that the Department Homeland Security has reported potential flaws should definitely throw up a red flag.
The recommended best practice in this case is to remove/uninstall Apple QuickTime from your PC at your earliest convenience. After doing so, it is highly recommended to update all other software including all anti-virus products. Regular system updates should also be made.
Source: The Verge
What’s that ‘G’ at the top of your Android among the other icons? Google has felt the need to now notify you of their Google Now updates. The “G” will appear along with other badges and icons in your upper status bar.
Full Article on AndroidPolice
A real good deal? Seems like you are going to pay one way or the other.
If you use DirecTV or U-Verse, you can get unlimited data for the smartphones and tablets in your house.
Will this lead to a bettter web? Only time will tell, but it has to be a step in the right direction.