Phishing is one of the biggest threats on the Internet. Attacks use it to gain access to login or financial information, or to scam users right away. With phishing being a thing for longer than a decade, one could assume that users are aware of the risks that clicking on links or attachments in emails, […]


Microsoft released a new Windows Insider build just a moment ago that brings PCs running on the Fast Ring to Windows 10 Build 14915. The new version fixes a couple of issues such as not being able to shut down the PC using Start > Shutdown, changing the update Ring, or various crashes that users […]

youtube fully buffer videos

If you happen to watch videos on YouTube at times using a web browser, you may have noticed that videos are not buffered fully on the site. Google changed how videos are buffered on YouTube some time ago, and uses something called DASH. Dash is an acronym for Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP. DASH breaks […]

firefox hotfix websense

If you are running Firefox Stable on Windows machines, you may have noticed that the browser did not receive the update to version 48 up until now. Mozilla released Firefox 48 on August 2 for all platforms, but stopped distribution of the new version for Windows shortly thereafter. Mozilla's reason for stopping the distribution of […]


NewFileGo is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices that you may use to monitor folders, and execute commands when changes are noticed. There are quite a few reasons why you'd want to monitor a directory on a Windows machine. From making sure that files don't get modified without you knowing about it to […]


Whose idea was it to limit support for future generations of Intel and AMD chips to Windows 10? We don't know the answer to that, but the finger seems to point to Microsoft. Microsoft revealed in January of this year that the next generation of silicon chips would only by supported by Windows 10, the […]


Ultimate Computer Security Bundle is a seven course eLearning bundle covering a wide range of security topics including VOIP Penetration Testing, Document Hashing, Applied Encryption, TCP for computer networks and more. The courses are designed for users of all experience levels, and access is granted for life. The full course list consists of these seven […]

windows 10 share

You have several options if you want to know how well -- or not -- an operating system is doing. One option is to use usage tracking companies and their data. Firms like Netmarketshare release stats every month publicly that are based on hundreds of millions of user interactions. While that is useful to a […]

sbguard anti-ransomware

SBGuard Anti-Ransomware is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that hardens the operating system to block ransomware attacks dead in their track. While there are plenty of anti-ransomware tools out there for the Windows operating system, there is little information about hardening the system to block ransomware from installing itself on it. SBGuard Anti-Ransomware […]

firefox flac support

Mozilla Firefox 51 will launch with support for the Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) built-in to the web browser. If you check browser support for various audio and video codecs, you will soon realize that support is a mess. Not only is it different depending on the web browser that you are using, but it […]

stylish userstyles

Stylish Developer Tool is a free browser add-on for the Firefox web browser that adds Stylish style editing capabilities right into Firefox's Developer Tools. Stylish is a very useful add-on for Firefox (and other browsers) that lets you install userstyles that modify the look and feel of websites or the browser itself. One popular group […]

microsoft update catalog

The following guide provides you with information on how to download updates from Microsoft's Update Catalog service without using Internet Explorer. Microsoft made several changes to updates and how updates are delivered when it released windows 10. The company started to publish cumulative updates for Windows 10 for instance, and announced recently that it would […]


WinBOLT is a free maintenance tool for Windows machines designed by its developer to automate as many maintenance related operations as possible. The program is portable, and you may run it right after you have downloaded it and extracted the contents of the archive to the local system. Please note that you need to run […]

thunderbird cookies gmail

As you may know, I use Thunderbid as may main desktop email program. I use it with various email providers, including Gmail. Everything worked fine up until this morning. I received mails to the Gmail account and was able to browse mails and compose them as well. About an hour ago I started to get […]