nordvpn client settings

One of the VPN providers that I use on a regular basis is NordVPN. Is is popular provider that is offering an excellent service for a reasonable price if you pay annually. While there are certainly cheaper providers out there, I found NordVPN to be one of the best choices when it comes to VPN […]


The Computer Science Programming Languages 2017 Bootcamp is a 10 course eLearning bundle that teaches you a variety of programming languages. Suitable for users of all experience levels, it is ideal for users who are making their fest steps in the coding world, and also to programmers who want to learn another language. The courses […]


standard windows account

A new report suggests that Windows admins and users could mitigate 94% of all critical vulnerabilities automatically by running non-admin accounts. It is common sense that using standard user accounts on Windows, opposed to accounts with elevated privileges, is a good security practice. The main reason behind this practice is simple: if a user cannot […]


firefox snooze tabs

Mozilla launched the two new Firefox Test Pilot experiments Snooze Tabs and Pulse recently for all recent versions of the Firefox web browser. Firefox Test Pilot is a relatively new system that Mozilla uses to gather information about ideas and features that may one day be integrated in the Firefox web browser. The main idea […]


crowdstrike

CrowdInspect is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices that enables you to give your system a thorough second opinion malware scan. While you may have all the confidence in the world in resident security software, it may be a good security precaution to run second opinion scans regularly on machines just to confirm […]


net disabler

Net Disabler is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices to disable the Internet connection of the device temporarily. An Internet off switch can be useful at times, for instance to block anyone from connecting to a machine, or making sure that processes don't phone home at a specific point in time, or to […]


Windows Administrative Tools

Windows is the reigning champion when it comes to operating system share percentages according to NetMarketShare. However, as the world is learning more and more, day by day, there are other alternatives out there; the main two being Apples Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux. However, not everyone is ready to entirely dedicate themselves or their […]


malwarebytes 3.0.6 update

Malwarebytes 3.0.6 is the latest version of the popular Windows security software right now. While it works well for many users, some are reporting issues such as not being able to enable real-time protection, crashes, updates that won't install, and others. The company behind the product released Malwarebytes 3.0 not too long ago. The new […]


firefox intermediate ca caching fingerprinting

New browser capabilities and features are designed to improve the user experience or compatibility with technologies. Sometimes, these features may also be used for shady activities such as user tracking. One of the latest of these activities can be used to fingerprint Firefox users using intermediate CA caching. To break it down into a single […]


edge flash player vulnerability

Microsoft announced last week that it would not release security patches on February's Patch Day. In fact, the February Patch Day was canceled completely by the company; a first in the Patch Day's history. Microsoft revealed that it would delay the February Patch Day to the March Patch Day. This means that the February 2017 […]


onedrive differential sync

The updated OneDrive roadmap for the first and second quarter of 2017 suggests that Microsoft plans to add differential sync support to OneDrive in the second quarter of 2017. Microsoft revealed back in 2016 that it had plans to introduce differential sync support on OneDrive. The company listed the feature under committed, but did not […]


We have a new Linux author here on Ghacks, and new Linux topics will be published regularly from now on again on the site. If you are just starting out, you may want to check out this cool Linux Essentials Bundle on Ghacks Deals. It is a 5 course eLearning bundle that covers Linux fundamentals […]


avira free software updater

Avira Free Software Updater is a program for Windows by German security company Avira that checks Windows PCs for software updates. It is recommended -- most of the time -- to run up to date versions of programs installed on Windows. The main reason for that is security, as older versions may have security issues […]


wordpress editor

A large part of the Internet is powered by the content management system WordPress. While some call it a blogging platform, WordPress is more than that thanks to its extensibility. There are plugins that turn WordPress into a full featured eCommerce store, plugins that make it an art gallery, and plugins that create community sites […]