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Facebook passwords by the hundreds of millions sat exposed in plain text

Hundreds of millions of passwords were an open book on Facebook's internal servers.An internal investigation at Facebook in January found that all those passwords were stored in plain text, meaning it was possible for the social network's employees to easily come across and potentially abuse the login credentials. The company found "no evidence to date" that any staffers improperly accessed those...

Microsoft Windows 7 patch warns of coming patchocalypse

Microsoft has issued a patch to remind Windows 7 users that they’ll soon have no patches.The update tells users that they won’t be able to get support for Windows 7 after 14 January 2020, and it’s effectively a nudge to upgrade to a later operating system (Microsoft has been pressuring people for a long time to upgrade to Windows 10).What does end of support really mean?Each version of...

Opera for Android With Built-In VPN Now Available

Version 51 of the mobile browser launches today on Google Play and includes the free VPN beta users have been enjoying for the past month.Last month, Opera announced that a future version of its mobile web browser for Android would include a completely free built-in virtual private network (VPN). Today, that VPN becomes available to all with the launch of Opera for Android 51 on the Google Play...

Firefox now automatically blocks autoplaying audio and video

Mozilla today released version 66 of its Firefox browser. It features all of the usual tech updates and bug fixes, but there’s also a clear theme here: reducing online annoyances.With this update, Firefox can now automatically block autoplaying audio and video — the scourge of the modern web. The way Mozilla has implemented this is smart enough to recognize when a video is playing...

Facebook outage drives millions to look for something to do

Much of the Western world went into panic Wednesday and into Thursday when Facebook, the social networking platform used by billions worldwide, went down. The crash affected WhatsApp and Instagram as well. Users around the globe found logging-in impossible. In Israel, users could access Facebook normally by late Wednesday night, although many features – such as posting for some users –...

Microsoft releases Windows Defender extensions for Chrome and Firefox

Microsoft has developed and started testing Windows Defender Application Guard extensions for both Chrome and Firefox to better protect enterprise PCs. The feature, which used to be an Edge exclusive, keeps PCs safe by opening web pages not included in administrators' trusted sites in a virtual container. That way, it can prevent attackers...

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