In a few months, there’s going to be a lot more Wi-Fi to go around. The Federal Communications Commission voted today to open up a plot of spectrum in the 6GHz band for unlicensed use — the same regulatory go-ahead that lets your router broadcast over the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. That means there are [...]
Microsoft has published its monthly roll-up of security updates known as Patch Tuesday. This month's updates are a bulky release. The OS maker has made available patches today for 113 vulnerabilities across 11 products, including three zero-day bugs that were being actively exploited in the wild. As always, details remain scant [...]
Google's enterprise videoconferencing tool Google Meet is now directly accessible from Gmail, the company said Thursday. The new integration is currently available on Gmail for the web with mobile coming soon. "With Meet in Gmail, you can easily start or join a meeting in seconds," Google wrote in a blog post. "Our goal is to [...]
Vastly popular messaging app WhatsApp is making it harder to share certain commonly forwarded messages as it tries to crack down on coronavirus rumours and misinformation. As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues, there has been a rapid increase in the volume of false information and scams related to news about the diseases being shared, either [...]
Microsoft makes controversial change in Word Adding two spaces after a period is something that so many people seem to do, despite others obviously going for what they believe to be the correct choice and using just one space. While the two-space rule actually made sense in the era of typewriters, it does’t anymore, so [...]
You might have already read about various campaigns warning how threat actors are capitalizing on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in an attempt to infect your computers and mobile devices with malware or scam you out of your money. Unfortunately, to some extent, it's working, and that's because the attack surface is [...]
Six steps to up your online security. With the increase in the digital penetration, there’s need to campaign about better use of the internet. ‘Better use’ here means safer, and secure use of the Internet.