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Stay Secure: Unmasking Fake Virus Alerts with AVG AntiVirus FREE

Fake virus alerts are a common yet dangerous weapon often used by cybercriminals. These alerts masquerade themselves as legitimate security warnings, tricking users into actions that end up compromising their own digital […]

Winamp: new music platform and source code release

Winamp used to be a popular audio player for Windows. Things went quiet after its heyday and rights changed hands several times in that period. Veteran users of the player had big […]

Netflix's Standard with Ads plan grows to 40 million subscribers

There was a lot of outcry when Netflix announced the introduction of ads on its platform. The streaming service introduced an ad-powered plan in late 2022 in select regions. At $6.99 per […]

VMware Workstation Pro 17 and Fusion Pro 13 are now free for personal use

Broadcom has announced that it is making its desktop hypervisor products free for home users. VMware Fusion Pro 13 and Workstation Pro 17 are now free for personal use. In case you […]

Microsoft releases the May 2024 Security Updates for Windows

Microsoft has released security updates for all supported versions of its Microsoft Windows operating system and other company products. This security updates overview provides system administrators and home users with information on […]

Firefox 126: Telemetry, privacy feature, and security fixes

Mozilla plans to release Firefox 126.0 Stable later today. The new version of Firefox is a smaller release, as it makes just a few changes. Noteworthy are improvements to the browser's copy […]

iOS 17.5 and macOS Sonoma 14.5 update adds anti-tracking feature, offline support for News+

Apple has released the iOS 17.5, macOS Sonoma 14.5 and iPadOS 17.5 updates. The new software comes with a cross-platform anti-tracker feature, and improves the capabilities of the News app. What's new […]

Microsoft is testing Game Pass ads on the Settings homepage

Look, another advertising test in Windows 11. Microsoft launched a new build to the Windows 11 Insider Dev channel on Friday. Windows 11 build 26120.470 fixes issues for the most part. It […]

Windows 11's Start Menu could soon show information in a floating sidebar

Microsoft introduced support for what it calls Start Menu Companions in a recent Windows 11 beta build. This feature adds a sidebar to the Start Menu that display information, for instance from […]

How long does it take to crack a password in 2024?

Password cracking tools improve all the time. With AI entering the game, the time to brute force passwords has been reduced significantly already and continues to be reduced. Password guidelines and rules […]

Apple launches iPad Pro with M4 chip, but removes the headphone jack

Apple has launched a new iPad, the first one in over a year and a half. Let's take a look at what the iPad Pro has to offer. The new iPad Pro […]

Unactivated Windows 11 systems could soon block access to Microsoft Edge settings

Microsoft is testing new activation related restrictions on Windows 11 currently that affect the system's integrated Microsoft Edge browser. Windows 11 can be installed without a product key. This leaves the operating […]

TunnelVision attack against VPNs breaks anonymity and bypasses encryption

Researchers from Leviathan Security have discovered a new vulnerability that affects virtual private networks (VPNs) on most platforms. VPNs serve multiple purposes. They encrypt all traffic when connected to a VPN server […]

Google now lets you set up 2-Step Verification without adding a phone number

Google has announced that it is streamlining the process of setting up 2-Step Verification (2SV) for user accounts. Users can now enable 2SV without adding a phone number. Prior to this change, […]

How to block Windows 11 from encrypting drives during installation

A clean installation of Windows 10 or Windows 11 may enable Bitlocker drive encryption automatically. The main system partition and all fixed drives will be encrypted in this case after the out-of-box […]

Mozilla blames recaptcha issue in Firefox on Google

Mozilla confirmed a recaptcha issue in the organization's Firefox web browser yesterday evening. Affected Firefox users see a spinning animation when they try to solve the captcha, which means that they are […]

Microsoft introduces Passkeys support for consumer accounts

Microsoft is celebrating World Password Day by announcing a new feature. All Microsoft consumer accounts now support Passkeys. Microsoft first added support for Passkeys in Windows 11 last year, but it only […]

Microsoft confirms it can't fix KB5034441 0x80070643 error on Windows 10

Microsoft has officially confirmed that it will not fix the KB5034441 0x80070643 error on Windows 10. Users ran into the error in January this year, when the company released the first set […]

Bitwarden launches standalone Bitwarden Authenticator app

Bitwarden has released a first public version of Bitwarden Authenticator, a two-factor authentication app for Android and iOS. The app generates codes for services, which are then required to sign to accounts. […]

Arc Browser is now available for Windows 11

Arc Browser, a Chromium-based browser, is now available for Windows. The browser was previously available as a waitlist-restricted beta version. If you added your name to the waitlist, but never received an […]





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