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  1. The Anti-Malware Toolkit 2.0.2 has been released! Lunarsoft has always had the goal of helping users rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. It’s already stressful enough when your computer gets infected by malicious software. Rather than have those users suffer by searching several...

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  2. The Chromium browser—open source, upstream parent to both Google Chrome and the new Microsoft Edge—is getting some seriously enormous load for a well-intentioned feature that checks to see if a user’s ISP is “hijacking” non-existent domain results. The Intranet Redirect Detector, which makes spurious queries for random “domains” statistically unlikely to exist, is responsible for roughly half of the total traffic the world’s root...

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  3. The Anti-Malware Toolkit 2.0.1 has been released! Lunarsoft has always had the goal of helping users rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. It’s already stressful enough when your computer gets infected by malicious software. Rather than have those users suffer by searching several...

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  4. Unbeknownst to you, AMD board power cheats may be silently killing your Ryzen processor faster than expected. HWinfo introduced a new feature today that the vendor says exposes that some X570 motherboard vendors are clandestinely misreporting key measurements to AMD’s Ryzen processors, thus boosting performance. Unfortunately, this tactic is similar to overclocking, but occurs at stock settings. As a result, the chip draws more...

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  5. On Tuesday a lawsuit began where  Google was sued in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in “private” mode. The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion, accusing the Alphabet Inc unit of surreptitiously collecting information about what people view online and where they...

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  6. The Windows 10 May 2020 Update has started to become available to customers around the world as a free update. Since the beginning of this year, we have seen the world significantly change all around us. People, families and businesses are adjusting to new ways of working, learning and connecting. For many, our dining rooms have become home offices, our living rooms have turned...

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  7. We are thrilled to announce the Windows Package Manager preview! Using a simple command, WinGet! If you’re already familiar with what a package manager is, feel free to skip this paragraph. If you’re still reading, you’re going to love this! A package manager is designed to help you save time and frustration. Essentially, it is a set of software tools that help you automate...

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  8. With Facebook acquiring Giphy, a bipartisan group of senators are sounding the antitrust enforcement alarm Friday over Facebook’s newly announced acquisition of Giphy, a GIF-making and sharing website. On Friday, Facebook announced that it would acquire Giphy for the reported price of $400 million. Giphy is one of the largest GIF sites on the internet and social media and messaging services like Twitter, Tinder,...

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  9. Google revealed a critical security vulnerability in Chrome last weeks but remained tight-lipped about what exactly had gone wrong. We now have an idea, and critical is putting it lightly. Sophos security researcher Paul Duckling wrote in a blog post that the fix in Chrome version 81.0.4044.113 patches a vulnerability that lets attackers avoid Chrome’s usual security checks. It also bypasses what Duckling calls...

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  10. At Netflix, we are obsessed with the best streaming experiences. We want playback to start instantly and to never stop unexpectedly in any network environment. We are also committed to protecting users’ privacy and service security without sacrificing any part of the playback experience. To achieve that, we are efficiently using ABR (adaptive bitrate streaming) for a better playback experience, DRM (Digital Right Management)...

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  11. Linux files integration has appeared in a Windows 10 Insider build into the built-in File Explorer. Previously they revealed plans to ship a full Linux kernel in Windows 10. A new Linux icon will be available in the left-hand navigation pane in File Explorer, providing access to the root file system for any distros that are installed in Windows 10. The icon that will...

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  12. A recent Cloudflare blog talks about their decision to move to hCaptcha. We recently migrated the CAPTCHA provider we use from Google’s reCAPTCHA to a service provided by the independent hCaptcha. We’re excited about this change because it helps address a privacy concern inherent to relying on a Google service that we’ve had for some time and also gives us more flexibility to customize...

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  13. Firefox (referred to as Fx) is a free and open source browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Mozilla’s team continues to focus on fixing bugs and adding useful features. Improving the user experience is especially important to the team. Users will enjoy that Firefox 67 focuses on speed, privacy, and security. In fact, you’ll get all of these things straight out of the box....

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  14. In this, an MSN blogger will talk about how his experiences with Firefox have lead him to feel that Firefox beats Chrome. Yesterday I used Google Chrome to download the newly released Firefox 74 and I don’t want to switch back. Let me back track a little. I used to be a Netscape Navigator guy, then I moved to Internet Explorer and enjoyed those...

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  15. Google openly admits user suspicions about Chrome tracking. Google has stopped claiming that an identifier it uses internally to track experimental features and variations in its Chrome browser contains no personally identifiable information. In February, Arnaud Granal, a software developer who works on a Chromium-based browser called Kiwi, claimed the X-client-data header, which Chrome sends to Google when a Google webpage has been requested,...

    Read more about Google admits to more Chrome tracking on Lunarsoft.

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  16. Firefox (referred to as Fx) is a free and open source browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Mozilla’s team continues to focus on fixing bugs and adding useful features. Improving the user experience is especially important to the team. Users will enjoy that Firefox 67 focuses on speed, privacy, and security. In fact, you’ll get all of these things straight out of the box....

    Read more about Firefox 74 on Lunarsoft.

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  17. What do you think when you hear they found Windows safer than Mac? The Mac vs. PC debate isn’t nearly as intense as it was earlier in the 21st century, but a new malware report could stoke the flames a little bit for the first time in years. Antivirus company Malwarebytes released a big ol’ report about the prevalence of different types of malware...

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  18. Google will be removing the classic interface from YouTube in March of 2020. Google introduced a new look for YouTube in 2017 for desktop browsers, which polarized its audience who either hated or loved the new experience. The company went on to make numerous tweaks, the last of which made video thumbnails a bit too large for comfort, prompting a wave of outrage from...

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  19. A Windows 7 shutdown bug has appeared that will require an out of service fix from Microsoft. Microsoft was supposed to have ended Windows 7 support in mid-January, but it can’t seem to completely let go — and neither can some PCs, apparently. Many users on Microsoft’s forums, Reddit and elsewhere are reporting that their Windows 7 systems refuse to shut down or reboot...

    Read more about Bug prevents proper Windows 7 shutdown on Lunarsoft.

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  20. The Anti-Malware Toolkit 2 has been released! Lunarsoft has always had the goal of helping users rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. It’s already stressful enough when your computer gets infected by malicious software. Rather than have those users suffer by searching several...

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  21. Browser security extensions aren’t automatically safer — they might even make things worse. Mozilla pulls Avast’s Online Security and SafePrice extensions for Firefox, plus their AVG-branded equivalents, after AdBlock Plus creator Wladimir Palant found they were collecting much more data than necessary. This included a detailed web history that went well beyond site addresses and search history, including when and how long you visit...

    Read more about Mozilla pulls Avast Software addons for excessive tracking on Lunarsoft.

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  22. A nascent web API called getInstalledRelatedApps for app detection offers a glimpse of why online privacy remains such an uncertain proposition. In development since 2015, Google has been experimenting with the API since the release of Chrome 59 in 2017. As its name suggests, it is designed to let web apps and sites determine whether a corresponding native app is installed on a user’s...

    Read more about App detection for Chrome sparks more privacy concerns on Lunarsoft.

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  23. It’s almost December, but Google’s 2019 product bloodbath isn’t done yet! The latest product to receive a death sentence this year is Google Cloud Print, an excellent printer-to-cloud bridge service that launched in beta in 2010. According to a new Google support page and emails sent out to GSuite Admins, Cloud Print will die December 31, 2020, at which point it will no longer be...

    Read more about Google Cloud Print ends December 2020 on Lunarsoft.

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  24. In July, we announced that the Windows 10 November 2019 Update would be a scoped release for select performance improvements, enterprise features and quality enhancements. Today, we are announcing that the Windows 10 November 2019 Update is now available for users on the most recent versions of Windows 10 who seek the new update via Windows Update. My post today covers details on how...

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  25. Malwarebytes 4.0 (formerly Malwarebytes Anti-Malware) offers anti-malware and anti-rootkit in one solution. The Premium version adds to this with real-time protection, anti-exploit, anti-ransomware, and protection from malicious websites. The product has been designed to provide comprehensive protection to the extent that it will replace your traditional anti-virus. Now able to scan your computer up to four times faster than previous versions. While Malwarebytes 4.0...

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