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Google Chrome under attack: Have you used one of these hijacked extensions?

Recent versions of several Chrome extensions have been compromised to spread malicious ads.       By Liam Tung | August 16, 2017 The compromised extensions aim to switch out legitimate ads with malicious ones on the victim's browser. Image: Proofpoint Kafeine Attackers have been phishing developers to compromise Chrome extensions to spread affiliate program…
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Windows 10 tip: Use the system calendar to look up days and dates

Clicking the date and time on the Windows 10 taskbar pops up a handy scrolling calendar. Learn these secret navigation shortcuts to jump to any date without having to scroll.     By Ed BottAugust 16, 2017 Clicking the month and year labels above the calendar unlocks these hidden navigation controls.       Since…
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Smart locks, not so smart: Customers stranded after botched firmware update

Hundreds of smart locks bricked after a flawed LockState software update.       By Charlie OsborneAugust 15, 2017 CNET       Consumers have taken to social media in their droves to complain about smart locks which became unresponsive following a flawed firmware update. Over the past week, LockState customers have vented their frustration…
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Google shuts down neo-Nazi site’s domain and YouTube channel

Tech firms move to cut off a hate site after this weekend’s violent protests in Charlottesville.       By Liam Tung | August 15, 2017 To justify its decision, Google is citing potential incitement to violence, which constitutes a violation of its terms of service. Image: Uladzik Kryhin/Getty Images       Google has…
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Three smart cloud services that can help keep your business more secure

There’s more to cloud services than Amazon, Microsoft, and Google. Here are three lesser-known cloud services that can help solve the kind of business problems that keep you up at night.     By Ed BottAugust 14, 2017 When you hear “cloud,” you probably think of file storage and email, with three big names coming…
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