Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw
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Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw

Chain of vulnerabilities used to attack multiple companies worldwide
9 Jun 2021
How to reduce your online footprint
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How to reduce your online footprint

Tips and tricks to maintain online anonymity
7 Jun 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
2 Jun 2021
Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections
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Mozilla modernises Firefox UI with design overhaul, privacy protections

Developers claim the refreshed browser is cleaner, more intuitive, and responsive to users' browsing habits
2 Jun 2021
Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022
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Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022

The iconic web browser will be absorbed into the Chromium-powered Edge from next June
20 May 2021
What is a PNG file?
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What is a PNG file?

We explain what a portable networks graphic is, plus how to edit and convert this type of file
18 May 2021
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
14 May 2021
What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?
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What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?

Tips and tricks to diagnose and debug a 400 Bad Request error
23 Apr 2021
What is an ASPX file?
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What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed...
23 Apr 2021
WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears
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WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears

The web engine joins a list of growing parties to decline to support the controversial third-party cookie alternative
19 Apr 2021
What is a DNS server?
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What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
16 Apr 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Internet Explorer flaw
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Microsoft patches actively exploited Internet Explorer flaw

The latest Patch Tuesday sees the Windows developer patch a fifth actively exploited bug disclosed within a week
10 Mar 2021
How to enable private browsing on any device
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How to enable private browsing on any device

Want to know how to surf the web privately on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android devices? Here's our private browsing guide
8 Mar 2021
Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features
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Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features

New features include vertical tabs and an easier-to-access browsing history
5 Mar 2021
Google speeds up Chrome update cycle to four weeks
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Google speeds up Chrome update cycle to four weeks

Enterprise administrators will have a slower eight-week option to manage the update
5 Mar 2021
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
26 Feb 2021
HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?
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HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?

We look at the difference between the two and tell you how to switch between them
19 Feb 2021
Microsoft will remove 'Legacy Edge' from Windows 10 in April
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Microsoft will remove 'Legacy Edge' from Windows 10 in April

Support will end in March before it's replaced by the Chromium-based Edge browser a month later
8 Feb 2021
Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day
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Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero-day

The flaw may be related to a recent hacking campaign against the cyber security community
5 Feb 2021
Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords
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Google Chrome makes it easier to fix weak passwords

The new tool will be rolled out over the coming weeks as users upgrade to the Chrome 88 browser version
21 Jan 2021
What is the dark web?
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What is the dark web?

We shine a light on the often unsavoury corners of the World Wide Web
5 Jan 2021
Adobe Flash Player is officially dead
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Adobe Flash Player is officially dead

The software’s unprecedented capabilities shaped the way users interact with multimedia content
4 Jan 2021
Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp
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Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp

From January 18th, developers must be clear about how they're handling user data
10 Dec 2020