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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4935 on: February 09, 2020, 08:09:05 AM »
Protecting users from insecure downloads in Google Chrome
https://security.googleblog.com/2020/02/protecting-users-from-insecure_6.html
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4936 on: February 10, 2020, 10:56:01 PM »

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4937 on: February 10, 2020, 11:12:27 PM »
Windows 7 Users Suddenly Can't Shut Down Their PCs
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-7-users-suddenly-cant-shut-down-their-pcs-how-to-fix/
This will probably also work for those running Windows 7
Windows 10 Shutdown Desktop Shortcut
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4938 on: February 14, 2020, 07:02:29 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4939 on: February 14, 2020, 04:06:43 PM »
Mozilla Firefox to Support Chrome's Image Lazy Loading Feature
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/mozilla-firefox-to-support-chromes-image-lazy-loading-feature/

Welcome news for those who don't have a fast internet connection, but for me I doubt it will make much difference.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4940 on: February 21, 2020, 07:16:02 AM »
Google adds a security warning for people using Microsoft Edge
https://www.windowslatest.com/2020/02/20/microsoft-edge-chrome-store-warning/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4941 on: February 21, 2020, 11:25:05 AM »
Google adds a security warning for people using Microsoft Edge
https://www.windowslatest.com/2020/02/20/microsoft-edge-chrome-store-warning/
Payback is a bitch. The consumer as always winds up as the looser.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4942 on: February 24, 2020, 05:59:32 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4943 on: February 26, 2020, 07:37:57 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4944 on: February 29, 2020, 06:56:38 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4945 on: February 29, 2020, 10:26:28 AM »
Firefox continues push to bring DNS over HTTPS by default for US users
https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2020/02/25/firefox-continues-push-to-bring-dns-over-https-by-default-for-us-users/

Interesting, at least there is an option for users outside of the US, manually change the settings and that it could well be expanded to other countries.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4946 on: March 04, 2020, 10:15:39 AM »
Protecting users from potentially unwanted applications in Microsoft Edge
https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2020/02/27/protecting-users-potentially-unwanted-apps/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4947 on: March 04, 2020, 04:19:04 PM »
Firefox continues push to bring DNS over HTTPS by default for US users
https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2020/02/25/firefox-continues-push-to-bring-dns-over-https-by-default-for-us-users/

Interesting, at least there is an option for users outside of the US, manually change the settings and that it could well be expanded to other countries.
It's easy enough to do in Chrome and Chromium based browsers.
https://winaero.com/blog/enable-dns-over-https-in-chrome-doh/


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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4948 on: March 04, 2020, 04:29:10 PM »
For the Avast Secure Browser simply type the following in the address bar:
secure://flags/#dns-over-https and select enable. Restart the browser  for it to take effect.


For the new Edge browser, use the following:
edge://flags/#dns-over-https
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #4949 on: March 05, 2020, 08:39:46 AM »
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