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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5085 on: January 17, 2022, 02:52:42 PM »
Browsers based on Chromium will no longer allow users to delete default search engines from the settings
https://www.ghacks.net/2022/01/15/chromium-based-browsers-delete-default-search-engines/
Since this doesn't change the fact that you can change the default search engine, does it really matter?
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5086 on: January 19, 2022, 12:05:57 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5087 on: January 19, 2022, 03:20:48 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5088 on: February 15, 2022, 04:00:55 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5089 on: February 21, 2022, 09:22:33 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5090 on: February 21, 2022, 01:03:58 PM »
Version 100 in Chrome and Firefox
https://hacks.mozilla.org/2022/02/version-100-in-chrome-and-firefox/
Reminds me of world and internet coming to an end when we approached the year 2000
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5091 on: February 21, 2022, 01:07:45 PM »
Version 100 in Chrome and Firefox
https://hacks.mozilla.org/2022/02/version-100-in-chrome-and-firefox/

I can't recall where I saw or read this first (possibly in a computer magazine), a month or so ago and it was likened to the Millennium bug and Chrome was already working on this and presumably Firefox.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5092 on: March 06, 2022, 10:55:59 AM »
Interop 2022: browsers working together to improve the web for developers
https://web.dev/interop-2022/
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5093 on: March 09, 2022, 09:50:27 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5094 on: March 15, 2022, 09:00:55 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5095 on: March 22, 2022, 09:31:58 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5096 on: March 22, 2022, 12:27:02 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5098 on: March 26, 2022, 10:30:19 AM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #5099 on: March 29, 2022, 03:59:40 PM »


So just how much information does your browser reveal?
Run the following tool and be amazed
https://www.deviceinfo.me/
If the good guys know this much about you,
just think how much the bad guys know.
It might be time to batten down the hatches and change some
of those settings. Convenience does come with a price.
When I used this in the Avast Secure Browser with the VPN turned on,
things looked a bit better but, there was still a lot of information available.



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