Behave for Chrome and Firefox warns you of port scans and local attacks – gHacks Tech News

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Behave! is a new browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that is designed to inform its users when sites misbehave by performing port scans or access private IP addresses. The extension may also work in other Chromium-based and Firefox-based browsers but I have not tested that. Continue reading

PSA: All Apps Can Read Your iPhone and Android Clipboard

Be wary of all them apps u install…

Have you seen the news about TikTok? A new privacy feature in iOS 14 revealed that the Chinese social media app was constantly reading iPhone clipboards. But that’s nothing new. All apps can read your smartphone clipboard whenever they like. Continue reading

Wrongfully Arrested Because Face Recognition Can’t Tell Black People Apart

I keep telling ppl facial recognition doesn’t work on melanated ppl…. expect more BS like this as long as “we” stay out of tech like this

Early this year, Detroit police arrested Robert Williams — a Black man living in a Detroit suburb — on his front lawn in front of his wife and two little daughters (ages 2 and 5). Robert was hauled off and locked up for nearly 30 hours. His crime? Face recognition software owned by Michigan State Police told the cops that Robert Williams was the watch thief they were on the hunt for. Continue reading

5 Free Zoom Alternatives for Video Conferencing and Online Meetings

I didn’t even know about a couple of these…hmmm

Everybody wants to know, “What’s the best free video chat app?” The answer is, the one that best fits your needs. Here’s a look at some of the new and free video conference apps that you should be using. Continue reading

0Patch publishes micropatch to address Windows Font Parsing vulnerability – gHacks Tech News

Microsoft published an advisory about a new font parsing vulnerability in Windows on March 23, 2020. The company rated the vulnerability as critical and said that it was aware of limited targeted attacks exploiting the vulnerability. Continue reading

How to join an online meeting: Google Hangouts, Zoom, and Skype

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This should be helpful for folks new to videoconferencing….

A lot of daily activity is moving online with countries going into full or partial lockdowns because of COVID-19. To that end, lots of people are learning about new tools that help them work online. If you have to attend online meetings, but are struggling to understand how to join one, we have you covered. Here’s how you can join a Google Hangouts, Zoom, or Skype meeting. Continue reading

How to share a keyboard and mouse across computers

Synergy is a popular app that lets you share a keyboard and mouse across multiple computers. It’s paid but the price tag is likely worth it for most people considering what the app does. That said, if you want a simple and free way to share a keyboard and mouse across computers, give Barriers a try. Continue reading