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Microsoft Rolls Out “Kids Mode” For Safe Browsing In Edge Browser

While the internet has become a must-have for the kids, especially during the global lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, unattended exposure of kids to the internet world has become a security risk for innocent users as well. Addressing this issue, Microsoft has announced the launch of a dedicated “Kids Mode” in its Edge browser.

Mozilla fixes Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug in Firefox

Mozilla has released Firefox 85.0.1 and includes a fix that prevents a Windows 10 NTFS corruption bug from being triggered from the browser.

Google Chrome Zero-Day Afflicts Windows, Mac Users

Google warns of a zero-day vulnerability in the V8 open-source engine that's being actively exploited by attackers.

Google fixes Chrome zero-day actively exploited in the wild

Google has addressed an actively exploited zero-day security vulnerability in the Chrome 88.0.4324.150 version released today, February 4th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux users.

This how you manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus with Command Prompt

In this guide, we'll show you the steps to use Command Prompt to manage various aspects of Microsoft Defender Antivirus, including installing updates, performing malware scans, and managing quarantined items.

Microsoft Edge gets a password generator, leaked credentials monitor

Microsoft is rolling out a built-in password generator and a leaked credentials monitoring feature on Windows and macOS systems running the latest Microsoft Edge version.

Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of High-Severity Graphics Driver Flaws

Nvidia, which makes gaming-friendly graphics processing units (GPUs), on Thursday fixed a slew of high-severity flaws affecting its graphics driver. The vulnerabilities allow bad actors to cripple systems with denial of service attacks, escalate privileges, tamper with data or sniff out sensitive data.

Microsoft Wraps Up a Lighter Patch Tuesday for the Holidays

Microsoft addresses nine critical bugs and 58 overall fixes to mark the last scheduled security advisory of 2020.

Windows vs. Mac Antivirus: What's different & which is right for you

Wondering if antivirus software works better on a Windows PC or a Mac? We have you covered with a full breakdown.

A host of anti-virus engines are flagging recent Dell printer drivers as unsafe

Printer driver files from Dell are being flagged as unsafe by anti-virus engines like Avast, McAfee, Fortinet, and more. Logs on Virus Total suggest that they are flagged as malware and trojans.

Adobe Warns Windows, MacOS Users of Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

Update Acrobat now! Adobe has fixed critical-severity flaws tied to four CVEs in the Windows and macOS versions of its Acrobat and Reader family of application software services. The vulnerabilities could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on affected products.

Google reveals a new Windows zero-day bug it says is under active attack

Google has dropped details of a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Windows, which it says hackers are actively exploiting. As a result, Google gave Microsoft just a week to fix the vulnerability. That deadline came and went, and Google published details of the vulnerability this afternoon.

Microsoft releases update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows

Microsoft has released the KB4577586 update to remove Adobe Flash from Windows and prevents it from being installed again.

NVIDIA patches high severity GeForce Experience vulnerabilities

NVIDIA released a security update for the Windows NVIDIA GeForce Experience (GFE) app to address vulnerabilities that could enable attackers to execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges, gain access to sensitive info, or trigger a denial of service (DoS) state on systems running unpatched software.

Windows GravityRAT Malware Now Also Targets macOS and Android Devices

A Windows-based remote access Trojan believed to be designed by Pakistani hacker groups to infiltrate computers and steal users' data has resurfaced after a two-year span with retooled capabilities to target Android and macOS devices.

Watch out for Emotet malware's new 'Windows Update' attachment

The Emotet botnet has begun to use a new malicious attachment that pretends to be a message from Windows Update telling you to upgrade Microsoft Word.

Microsoft October 2020 Patch Tuesday fixes 87 security bugs

Today is Microsoft's October 2020 Patch Tuesday, and your Windows administrators will be pulling their hair out as they install new updates and try to fix bugs that pop up.

The most common malicious email attachments infecting Windows

To stay safe online, everyone needs to recognize malicious attachments that are commonly used in phishing emails to distribute malware.

Google’s new release of Chrome 85 Fixes 10 Bugs

Recently, Google released a new version of Chrome 85. for Windows, Mac, and Linux, in which Google fixed nearly 10 security bugs

How to enable DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Windows 10

DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) allows DNS resolution to be performed via the HTTPS protocol rather than through the normal plain text DNS lookups.

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