April 11, 2019

Microsoft Updates for April 2019

For April Microsoft released fifteen updates to resolve more than 70 unique security vulnerabilities in various versions of its Windows operating systems and supported software. These patches apply to Windows,...
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April 9, 2019

Congress Is About to Ban the Government From Offering Free Online Tax Filing

A new bipartisan bill would make permanent a program that bars the IRS from having its own online tax filing service. According to a ProPublica article:   "Just in time...
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April 2, 2019

Google begins shutting down its failed Google+ social network

Google as expected has officially started the process of shutting down and deleting all consumer accounts on its Google+ social media platform. According to a Verge article:   "Google+ is...
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April 1, 2019

Microsoft leads the way in banning April Fools’ Day pranks

Coming off its Clippy Office assistant before killing it off a day later Microsoft announces a ban on April Fools Day pranks. According to a Verge article:   "Everyone hates...
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March 26, 2019

Apple iOS 12.2 Patches 51 Serious Flaws

In Apple latest update 12.2, 51 patches along with the vulnerability to secretly listen to users get resolved. According to the Threat Post article:   "Apple’s iOS security updates, announced...
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March 12, 2019

Happy 30th birthday, World Wide Web. Inventor outlines plan to combat hacking, hate speech

Tim Berners-Lee submitted a proposal with title “Information Management” 30 years ago to his bosses at the European physics laboratory CERN. This proposal to keep track of large projects would...
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March 12, 2019

Microsoft will pester Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 with pop-up notifications

Matt Barlow, Microsoft's corporate vice president, in a recent blog post said: "To help our customers get advanced notice of this change, we are reaching out with information and resources....
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