Huge, mysterious list appears online of where people met, personal information and more of tens of millions

Be mindful of your data or you might end up on one of these data dumps…

A huge data dump includes the personal information of tens of millions of people and where they have met – and its origin is a mystery. 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

Mozilla removes Avast and AVG extensions from add-on portal over snooping claims

AVG aint been ish for a while but I expected better of Avast…. oops on me…

Mozilla removed today four Firefox extensions made by Avast and its subsidiary AVG after receiving credible reports that the extensions were harvesting user data and browsing histories. Continue reading

VideoCleaner is an open source video enhancement tool for forensic purposes

New toys to play with… I can use this for some things hehehehe

VideoCleaner is a forensic video enhancement application that is used by law enformencement agencies and forensic experts.

Technically it is not an application on its own, but a script executed in a different software, but for the sake of understanding what it does, let’s call it a program. Continue reading

7 Free Bootable Antivirus Disks to Clean Malware From Your PC

One of my best kept secrets when I used to clean up folks PCs… still dunno how much I trust Kapersky and their ties to the Russian government

Your antivirus or antimalware suite keeps your system clean. At least, it does most of the time. Security programs are better than ever, but some malware still squeezes through the gaps. There is also the other common issue: the human touch. Where there is a human, there is a chance for malware to slip through. Continue reading