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Why Are There So Many Zero-Day Security Holes?

A zero-day vulnerability is a bug in a piece of software. Of course, all complicated software has bugs, so why should a zero-day be given a special name? A zero-day bug is one that has been discovered by cybercriminals but th…

How to Use iCloud+ Private Relay on a Mac

Apple first made its Private Relay anonymizing service available on iPhone and iPad with iOS and iPadOS 15. With the release of macOS Monterey, Mac users can use it, too. The feature isn’t on by default, so here’s how to ena…

Surfshark vs. NordVPN: Which VPN Is the Best?

If you’re shopping for the best VPN, Surfshark and NordVPN are two names you’re bound to come across. Both have strong advertising campaigns: NordVPN dominates every single medium out there, from YouTube videos to TV, and Su…

What Is a Zero-Click Attack?

While “zero-day attacks” are bad enough—they’re named that because developers have had zero days to deal with the vulnerability before it’s out in the open—zero-click attacks are concerning in a different way….

Your Microsoft Account No Longer Needs a Password

Passwords are rapidly becoming an antiquated method for logging into accounts. With this in mind, Microsoft has added the option to remove the password for your Microsoft account, which can make logging in quicker and, possib…

What’s New in Linux Kernel 5.14

As Linux turns 30 years old, kernel 5.14 has been released. It contains the usual broad offering of internal below-the-hood fixes and user-visible changes. Let’s take a look at the major improvements and benefits….

PSA: Outlook Contact Cards Can Easily Be Spoofed

Phishing attacks are one of the oldest ways for malicious individuals to steal information, and an old-school phishing method has found its way into Outlook. Using characters from different alphabets, people can make victims …

How to Use a VPN for Netflix

There are plenty of reasons why you should use a VPN: they’re an important part of protecting yourself online and can help you get past censorship blocks in countries like China. However, one of the biggest reasons why regula…
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