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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4380 on: May 01, 2015, 05:08:00 PM »
Google launches Password Alert extension against PHISHing - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/password-alert/noondiphcddnnabmjcihcjfbhfklnnep
Read here: https://support.google.com/a/answer/6197508
This is additional to Google Safebrowsing Phishing alerts, whenever one was missed.

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Nice idea but already compromised.  :'(
http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/04/30/behold-the-drop-dead-simply-exploit-that-nukes-googles-password-alert/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4381 on: May 01, 2015, 05:36:26 PM »
Google launches Password Alert extension against PHISHing - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/password-alert/noondiphcddnnabmjcihcjfbhfklnnep
Read here: https://support.google.com/a/answer/6197508
This is additional to Google Safebrowsing Phishing alerts, whenever one was missed.

polonus
Nice idea but already compromised.  :'(
http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/04/30/behold-the-drop-dead-simply-exploit-that-nukes-googles-password-alert/

Thanks for the head-up Bob as I have a few friends I've known who used the Google Safebrowsing Phishing alerts extension add-on via Chrome, and not fully aware of this exploit ;)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4382 on: May 01, 2015, 05:49:52 PM »
Google launches Password Alert extension against PHISHing - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/password-alert/noondiphcddnnabmjcihcjfbhfklnnep
Read here: https://support.google.com/a/answer/6197508
This is additional to Google Safebrowsing Phishing alerts, whenever one was missed.

polonus
Nice idea but already compromised.  :'(
http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/04/30/behold-the-drop-dead-simply-exploit-that-nukes-googles-password-alert/

Thanks for the head-up Bob as I have a few friends I've known who used the Google Safebrowsing Phishing alerts extension add-on via Chrome, and not fully aware of this exploit ;)
The best protection against phishing is still the user..... :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4383 on: May 01, 2015, 09:33:28 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4384 on: May 01, 2015, 09:36:03 PM »
Nice to know it actually works. Something those that still use XP should take advantage of. :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4385 on: May 04, 2015, 08:49:18 PM »
Hello,
Anyone considering DL the program "Drive the life",a program for updating drivers,or finding updates for them,might want to use a great deal of caution according to this article...http://botcrawl.com/drivethelife-virus-removal/

Not particulary good news!!!

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4386 on: May 04, 2015, 09:09:45 PM »
Hello,
Anyone considering DL the program "Drive the life",a program for updating drivers,or finding updates for them,might want to use a great deal of caution according to this article...

Not particulary good news!!!
There is a problem with the link you're supplying and I suggest you make the link un clickable change the http to hxxp in your original post:

I've had no problems with running Drive the Life. It hasn't stopped my computer.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4387 on: May 05, 2015, 06:05:03 AM »
Hello,
Anyone considering DL the program "Drive the life",a program for updating drivers,or finding updates for them,might want to use a great deal of caution according to this article...

Not particulary good news!!!
There is a problem with the link you're supplying and I suggest you make the link un clickable change the http to hxxp in your original post:

I've had no problems with running Drive the Life. It hasn't stopped my computer.
Bitdefender did not block the site so I'm assuming it's safe. After reading the article I would suggest that anyone with a Radeon graphics card not install the program.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4388 on: May 07, 2015, 04:26:12 PM »


Office 2016
Any one interested in downloading and using the preview version ???
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4389 on: May 08, 2015, 04:38:21 PM »
Google provides a removal tool for potentially unwanted programs,
including ad injectors, that modify the Chrome browser.
https://www.google.com/chrome/srt/



It will actually reset your Chrome install to original default settings.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4390 on: May 13, 2015, 05:17:31 AM »
I just sent my own post stating that Secure Line likes to charge numerous times.  I have had a BIG problem with this and have tried to cancel to no avail.  They haven't even responded to my ticket and its been over a week.  I have tried before to cancel the automatic renewal to no avail as well.  I don't know who's on the other side of this, but whoever is responsible for this sucks!  I am tired of sending tickets and getting zero answers.  I want to speak to a person when I call on the phone to cancel this!

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4391 on: May 13, 2015, 05:21:58 AM »
I just sent my own post stating that Secure Line likes to charge numerous times.  I have had a BIG problem with this and have tried to cancel to no avail.  They haven't even responded to my ticket and its been over a week.  I have tried before to cancel the automatic renewal to no avail as well.  I don't know who's on the other side of this, but whoever is responsible for this sucks!  I am tired of sending tickets and getting zero answers.  I want to speak to a person when I call on the phone to cancel this!

Please post your issue in the Secureline Sub Forum for best responses.

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4392 on: May 13, 2015, 02:59:40 PM »
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Hi!

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I downloaded and installed it 2 days ago (in German). For today 1 update was announced, but besides that, I downloaded and installed another 32 updates (in 4 or 5 steps).
Until now: without any issue!
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Yesterday I downloaded 4 more updates and installed it with no problems.
 :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4393 on: May 13, 2015, 07:30:54 PM »

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4394 on: May 20, 2015, 03:43:48 PM »

If you're using the Chrome Browser, you might want to check this out:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/tunnelbear-beta/omdakjcmkglenbhjadbccaookpfjihpa?hl=en


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