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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with more proactive Windows Update   

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with a small but important change to Windows Update. This build is from the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company has yet to announce (but is likely to ship soon). There is no new build from the RS5 branch.

Windows 10 is a service, meaning it was built in a very different way from its predecessors so it can be regularly updated with not just fixes, but new features, too. Microsoft has released four major updates so far: November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, and Fall Creators Update.

There is only one major addition in this release: Windows Update has been tweaked to be more proactive at keeping PCs updated. When Windows Update scans, downloads, and installs updates on a PC that is plugged in, it will prevent the PC from going to sleep when it is not in active use for up to 2 hours. T

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Published on February 24, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
Tutanota: Encrypted Open Source Email Service for Privacy Minded People   

Tutanota is a German based, privacy centered email provider. The Tutanota team refers to their product as "Secure mail for everyone!", exclamation point and all. This lets us know that just because they tout a crazy sounding feature like "end-to-end encryption" doesn't mean the average joe computer user can't utilize their service. That's because, unlike ProtonMail, Tutanota does not advertise its location as a feature of the service, and instead puts their marketing emphasis on encryption and ease of use. 

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Published on February 18, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
Yahoo Mail DOWN - E-mail outage hits hundreds of users AGAINYAHOO Mail is down again   

YAHOO MAIL DOWN - UPDATE ONE: It's been an hour since the official Yahoo Customer Care Twitter account confirmed that Yahoo Mail is experiencing issues today.

And Yahoo Mail users are still experiencing in large numbers issues with the service. has registered a peak of more than 1,600 Yahoo Mail down reports, with users reporting issues logging in as well as reading and receiving e-mails.

The Yahoo Customer Care Twitter account said a fix was being worked on, but it's unclear when the issue is expected to be resolved by. has contacted Oath, the Verizon umbrella company for Yahoo and AOL, and asked for comment about today's Yahoo Mail issues.

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Published on February 17, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
Chrome's Ad Blocker Is Here: How It Works   

In a blog post today (Feb. 14), Google spelled out the rules for its Better Ads Standards policy, which will block ads ruled as especially "intrusive." These include autoplaying video ads that include sound, large sticky ads that take over the lower-third of the screen, and ads that blanket the entire screen and require users sit through a countdown process.

In total, the Better Ads Standards will be used to filter out a total of 12 "particularly annoying" types of ads, which also include the ads that fill your screen as you scroll over them on a phone, flashing animated ads and mobile ads that take up more than 30 percent of your screen.

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Published on February 14, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
UK unveils extremism internet blocking tool   

The UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC she would not rule out forcing technology companies to use it by law.

Ms Rudd is visiting the US to meet tech companies to discuss the idea, as well as other efforts to tackle extremism.

Thousands of hours of content posted by the Islamic State group was run past the tool, in order to "train" it to automatically spot extremist material.

The government provided £600,000 of public funds towards the creation of the tool by an artificial intelligence company based in London.

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Published on February 12, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
Google Chrome users need to be aware of THIS major shake-up coming soon   

GOOGLE CHROME has a substantial change in the pipeline, which could see a slew of popular websites branded "unsafe" unless they switch-out their HTTPS certificate in the next two months.

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Published on February 7, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
Mobile Phones Do Not Cause Tumours Decide Scientists   

We all know that use of mobile phones can be damaging to our sleep and our general levels of productivity at work, but are they detrimental to our health?

Two new studies released today have gone some way to dispelling concerns about the link between mobiles and dangerous tumours, finding normal radiation levels aren't harmful to humans.

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Published on February 6, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
Red Hat Acquires Container Startup CoreOS for $250 Million   

The billion-dollar open source company Red Hat is acquiring an open source startup CoreOS for $250 million. The move will further strengthen Red Hat's position in the enterprise world that has been fixated on containerization lately.

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Published on February 5, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
Malicious Chrome Extensions Found in Chrome Web Store, Form Droidclub Botnet   

Trend Micro Cyber Safety Solutions team has discovered a new botnet delivered via Chrome extensions that affect hundreds of thousands of users. (The malicious extension is detected as BREX_DCBOT.A.) This botnet was used to inject ads and cryptocurrency mining code into websites the victim would visit. We have dubbed this particular botnet Droidclub, after the name of one of the oldest command-and-control (C&C) domains used.

In addition to the above features, Droidclub also abuses legitimate session replay libraries to violate the user's privacy. These scripts are injected into every website the user visits. These libraries are meant to be used to replay a user's visit to a website, so that the site owner can see what the user saw, and what he entered into the machine, among other things. Other researchers have raised the possibility that these libraries could be abused

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Published on February 4, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
LibreOffice 6.0 Released With Major Improvements and New Features   

The latest major release of LibreOffice brings better interoperability with Microsoft Office documents, ePub export, OpenPGP document signing, improved user interface and a number of other functional improvements. 

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Published on January 31, 2018 by Paul Illingworth
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