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Scammers are actively phishing for victims through a tried-and-true Paypal invoice scheme, in hopes of tricking people into thinking they've been charged for an Apple product. I know this because I received a fake invoice purporting to originate from an Apple Store, with the scammer claiming I made a $1,299 purchase... Read more...
The Google Pixel 8a launched earlier this week to rave reviews, including from us here at HotHardware. With solid build quality, beautiful OLED display, incredible cameras, and the same processor as the flagship Pixels, snagging a Pixel 8a for under $500 is quite a deal. While the Pixel 8a builds on the foundation of its Pixel 7a predecessor, Read more...
It has been a little while since our last major data breach, with the latest being back on April Fools' with AT&T having the information of 73 million accounts appear on the dark web. However, hackers never rest so it was simply a matter of time before another breach would happen, this time with Dell. A threat actor... Read more...
Artificial intelligence has been used for some rather interesting applications, such as helping people deal with losing a loved one. While this is a unique use of the technology, there is so much more that AI can be used to improve our daily lives. This includes cybersecurity, which Google is now capitalizing on by... Read more...
Adobe is aiming to transform how people prepare their taxes with the general availability of Acrobat AI Assistant. While late filers can still take advantage of this new AI assistant for tax purposes this year, others will still find it helpful across other types of documents. According to Adobe, it has been 25... Read more...
A Florida homeowner had what seems like a piece of space junk rip through his roof and go through two floors. He believes it's a piece from the discarded ISS battery pallet that NASA thought would completely burn up on re-entry. Thankfully no one was hurt and investigators are now trying to determine the origin of the... Read more...
Twenty years ago today, Google launched a new product that was initially thought to be an April Fools' Day prank. However, that was quite the opposite, creating Gmail, which would eventually come to have over a billion users with an unfathomable quantity of emails in their accounts. While the history of how... Read more...
Most experts would suggest that humans are the weakest link in cybersecurity, which is evidenced by the pervasiveness of phishing emails and whatnot. However, its not just end users that can be a problem. System administrators are human too, and can introduce serious problems just the same. This is what a group... Read more...
When Tim Berners-Lee transformed the early internet with the invention of the World Wide Web while at CERN, it was a much different time. It started in earnest in 1989 with a memo proposing a global hypertext document system, though as he readily admits now, the web's "trajectory was impossible to imagine" at the... Read more...
An X/Twitter user with nearly 100,000 followers had people researching if Google was planning to shut down its popular Gmail service after posting a supposed screenshot of an email claiming that was the case. The post quickly went viral, amassing over 7.6 million views in less than 24 hours. But is Google really going... Read more...
Google will soon be cracking down on spam emails sent to Gmail accounts. The company announced the upcoming changes in October of last year, remarking new protections were coming to provide a safer, less spammy inbox. Anyone who has ever had an email account has probably encountered their fair share of spam... Read more...
When it comes to security breaches, traditionally we expect that it is a company with poor security practices or simply struggling to keep up in the never-ending onslaught of threats online. However, the latest breach suffered by Microsoft changes that narrative significantly, indicating that, realistically, anyone... Read more...
In 2021 the Framework laptop hit the market, revolutionizing the standard laptop model from being a one-and-done sort of deal to an upgradable and modular experience. Since then, the brand has expanded quite a bit. With several releases and reiterations, like the recent AMD Ryzen upgrade across the 13 and 16 models... Read more...
At CES 2024, Qualcomm ushered in what it refers to as a new era of mobility, with its stunning concept car, featuring the companys Snapdragon Digital Chassis technology. The sleek and contemporary concept car showcased the different high tech mobile platforms Qualcomm is bringing to the automotive... Read more...
So, youve gotten a lot of emails over the years, taken many photos and videos, and dumped a bunch of content into Google Drive. Subsequently you've gotten a warning that your storage space is running out, and while that may be a ploy to get you to buy an upgrade, that many not be necessary. You most likely can... Read more...
Chrome's Incognito Mode isn't really incognito. Google still tracks users browsing in Incognito Mode, which led to a $5 billion class action lawsuit in 2020. Google has reportedly agreed to settle the case in order to avoid a messy trial, but the exact terms of the deal are not yet available. Chrome users will... Read more...
Modern computing has brought with it tremendous advances in both performance and overall usability. As hardware and software become more closely integrated, services such as those offered by the cloud have become increasingly commonplace. Apple is perhaps one of the best examples of channeling of this vision with its... Read more...
Earlier this month, ransomware group Rhysida announced that it had breached Sonys Insomniac Games, taken files, and was purportedly demanding a ransom of $2 million. It has been a week since then, and thus the deadline has passed to pay the ransom, so Rhysida has elected to publish the 1.67 terabytes of data it... Read more...
The holiday season is upon us, which means a barrage of sales on services and products as people find themselves in the gift-giving mood. It's also a time for feasting, and not just on turkey and hamlike nasty little cockroaches and termites, scammers come out of the woodwork during the holiday season in hopes of... Read more...
In less than 72 hours from now, Google will start deleting Google accounts that have been deemed inactive. If you want to save your content, there are some things you can do to ensure that your account and associated content is not caught in the snare of the accounts purge. However, the clock is ticking, so you best... Read more...
Whether it's a skin in League of Legends, keys for Counter-Strike lockboxes, or some energy to continue playing Candy Crush, it's extremely likely that you've bought a microtransaction at least once. Imagine if you paid out for some in-game currency and the game operator shut down the title a couple of months or even... Read more...
Gear up for the holidays with some spectacular deals on laptops from companies like Acer, Microsoft, and HP. Whether you are a gamer or someone who just wants something to browse the web and check emails, there is a deal for all. Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Not every laptop needs to be beefy enough to run... Read more...
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