Some time back, in mid-2020, I wrote an article criticizing the sensationalism and fabricated controversy being employed by tech site journalists in an effort to attract more clicks. Sacrificing honesty and integrity for the almighty dollar. Tech Site Journalism Reaches All-Time Low I’m unhappy to […]
Why Microsoft Rewards Are Worth It? With Edge being my default browser and Bing my default search engine, I tend to get a lot of Award points added to my account. Originally named Bing Rewards, Microsoft renamed it to Microsoft Rewards to extend the rewards
Microsoft, in partnership with CPU manufacturers, is planning to introduce a new security protocol called Pluton which is similar to TPM but built into the processor and, if history is anything to go by, there’s every likelihood it could end up being a mandatory requirement.
Major Corporations Pulling Out Of Russia Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the list of corporations, both tech and otherwise, pulling out of Russia is growing by the day. Microsoft announced on Saturday, 5th March that it would stop selling products in Russia and that it
Check Point Research, a company that provides leading cyber threat intelligence, has discovered malware permeating the Microsoft Store. The malware is being delivered via malicious clones of popular apps, mostly games, and has already been known to have infected more than 5000 machines. The malware,
Following a Tweet from a respected security source suggesting the release of a Windows 12, a number of tech sites started reporting the coming of Windows 12 as a distinct possibility. However, the original Tweet was subsequently taken down by the author with an apology
Taming Terms Of Service Agreements All of us have been asked to sign the extremely long and hard-to-read “Terms of Service” (TOS) forms that are so prevalent for online websites. Particularly Software and Social Media giants like Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, and a host of
In late November, Prevailion’s Adversarial Counterintelligence Team (PACT) identified a new malware threat dubbed “DarkWatchman” which is virtually undetectable. DarkWatchman is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) and keylogger that, according to PACT, represents a revolution in fileless malware techniques as it uses the Registry for
Bitdefender will no longer be distributing or supporting the free version of its antivirus software for Windows as of 31st December 2021. Existing Bitdefender Free users will continue to be supported until the middle of next year (30th June 2022), giving those current users plenty
If you’re a Gmail and/or Google account holder, your account is set for a major change. Google announced earlier this year that it would be forcing millions of account holders to start using 2-Step Verification (aka 2FA), a more secure way of logging in. Please
Kape Technologies has added ExpressVPN to the growing number of VPNs under its umbrella. The company had previously acquired three other VPNs — Private Internet Access, CyberGhost, and ZenGuard — to take the total of acquired VPNs thus far to four. Why is this news?
For the uninitiated, Proton is a Swiss-based company specializing in ultra-secure services. The name “Proton” first came to notice with the introduction of its secure email client “ProtonMail” in 2014 and the company offered its VPN service to Windows users in May 2021. Check out
Back in the day, many moons ago when visiting the world wide web was a pleasant experience, Ian “Gizmo” Richards was the freeware guru. They were exciting times, when new and innovative freeware abounded, and Gizmo was at the forefront of the freeware revolution. His
Audacity is a widely used free and open-source digital audio recording and editing software that has attracted a large and faithful following over two decades. However, following Audacity’s acquisition in May this year by Russian-based company MuseGroup, the software has been steeped in controversy. The