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Chrome, Firefox iframe exploit can steal Facebook profile info and other personal data

Автор: | 02.06.2018

A pair of independent security researchers has revealed a serious flaw in cascading style sheets (CSSes) that could leave private user data exposed to malicious websites. The exploit allows a malicious website to steal Facebook profile pictures, the name associated with a profile, and a full list of pages the user has liked, all without… Читать далее »

How to sort and delete sets of Gmail messages: 4 steps

Автор: | 31.05.2018

You might want to mass delete email from Gmail for many reasons: To remove non-work-related messages from an account, to achieve «inbox zero» as part of a personal productivity effort, or—more mundanely—to reduce the storage space used by attachments. Some people pursue #NoEmail—and start to treat email as an ephemeral communication channel instead of a… Читать далее »

Certain sounds played on laptops can cause system crashes and disrupt hard drives

Автор: | 30.05.2018

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Zhejiang University have found that specialized sounds played in speakers found in laptop and small form factor (SFF) computers can be co-opted to cause damage to traditional hard disk drives, according to a recent paper. While the risk is not limited to the aforementioned devices—speakers placed near drives… Читать далее »

Firefox will soon protect you from websites that mine cryptocurrency on your computer

Автор: | 26.05.2018

Mozilla is planning improved tracking protection for the October 2018 release of Firefox 63. The update turns tracking protection on by default and also adds protection against cryptomining websites. Enabling tracking protection by default in Firefox 63 is Mozilla’s way of bringing it front and center, Bleeping Computer reported, because it’s an essential part of… Читать далее »

How to transition from using Google Hangouts to Hangouts Meet

Автор: | 24.05.2018

G Suite will transition from Hangouts to Hangouts Meet starting May. Hangouts meeting links will still work during the transition period, but as of late May 2018, when a person who uses G Suite adds conferencing to a Google Calendar event the link will be to Hangouts Meet instead of Hangout. What’s Hot at TechRepublic… Читать далее »

How to connect your Android device to your Linux desktop

Автор: | 22.05.2018

If you’re an Android and Linux user, you know well the frustration of not being able to connect those two together, especially given that Android makes use of so much of the Linux kernel. Out of the box, these two should easily communicate. They don’t. Fortunately, a lot of work has gone into making this… Читать далее »

What Linux apps on Chrome OS means for open source

Автор: | 17.05.2018

Image: Jack Wallen I own a Pixel 2 laptop. Right now, it’s collecting dust, which is a shame, as it’s some of the best hardware I’ve ever used. And don’t get me wrong, for the longest time I used that Pixel proudly. But eventually I needed more like when edits came back for a book… Читать далее »

How to use Gmail offline

Автор: | 17.05.2018

In a hurry? Here’s a quick summary of the steps to enabling Gmail offline access: Log in to your Gmail account. Click on the gear icon to open the Gmail menu, then click Settings. Under Settings find Offline. Click on it. In the Offline menu, click Enable Offline Email. Choose how many days to sync,… Читать далее »

Google Cloud Platform: A cheat sheet

Автор: | 15.05.2018

From its humble beginnings with Google App Engine back in 2008, Google has grown its Google Cloud Platform (GCP) into one of the premier cloud computing platforms on the market today. While it is still following its top competitors Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, Google is holding its own in the cloud wars… Читать далее »

How to use Confidential Mode in Gmail

Автор: | 10.05.2018

Image: Google By now you’ve certainly heard all about the new Gmail features, and with good reason. A Gmail overhaul has been long overdue. But little did we know that Google would roll out some serious game-changing features to the rather mature email service. One of those features could make some serious noise for businesses… Читать далее »