No, none of us can “bypass” Facebook’s newsfeed algorithms by copy-pasting our way past them. I have friends and relatives that are trying to use this by it is fake.
Adobe has patched two critical flaws in Acrobat and Reader that warrant urgent attention.
A new phone-based phishing scam that spoofs Apple Inc. is likely to fool quite a few people. It starts with an automated call that display’s Apple’s logo, address and real phone number, warning about a data breach at the company. The scary part is that if the recipient is an iPhone user who then requests a call back from Apple’s legitimate customer support Web page, the fake call gets indexed in the iPhone’s “recent calls” list as a previous call from the legitimate Apple Support line.
Microsoft today released an emergency software patch to plug a critical security hole in its Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser that attackers are already using to break into Windows computers.
Maybe you were once advised to “look for the padlock” as a means of telling legitimate e-commerce sites from phishing or malware traps. Unfortunately, this has never been more useless advice. New research indicates that half of all phishing scams are now hosted on Web sites whose Internet address includes the padlock and begins with “https://”.
Mozilla is breathing new life into Thunderbird, its desktop email client that many users may think is no longer being actively developed.
Thunderbird will be getting some much needed attention in the coming year, with the Mozilla-backed project planning to hire six new developers — bringing the project’s employed headcount to 14 — who will work to make the email client more stable, faster, and easier to use.
Microsoft rolled out password-less sign in option for insiders on Windows 10 build 18309. Here’s why others will likely follow. (see my earlier post)