Microsoft has released 13 security patches for this month’s Patch Tuesday, fixing vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer. Out of the 13 security patches, 5 are rated as critical and should be installed by every Windows users. These critical patches are essential fixes for vulnerabilities discovered in Windows. Which Critical Updates to Prioritize? First, you should prioritize to install MS16-023, which is a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. MS16-023 is available for all supported Windows editions. Even if you do not use Internet Explorer, you are highly recommended to install this patch as some apps installed on...Read More
Google today released Chrome 48 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Chrome 48 adds custom notification buttons and removes support for unsecure RC4 encryption. If you have Google Chrome installed, your browser should have silently updated already. You can confirm it by looking at the version number displayed in the About window. You can also manually check for update using the same. Chrome’s built-in updater will start updating your browser if it has not done it yet. You can also download Chrome directly from google.com/chrome. Chrome apps and extensions have supported push notifications on desktop since May 2010 (first added in Chrome...Read More
Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player update v. 220.127.116.117 to fix at least 19 security flaws in the program, including one 0-Day bug that is already being actively exploited in attacks. The new Flash Player update is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users. The new Adobe Flash update v. 18.104.22.1687 includes a fix for a 0-Day vulnerability (CVE-2015-8651), which according to Adobe is being actively used in “limited, targeted attacks.” Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player. These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe...Read More
Mozilla has released the latest update of Firefox web browser, Firefox 43.0.3. The latest update is a minor update to Firefox 43 and fixes a network issue when using Nvidia’s Network Access Manager. It also fixes an issue on some Windows configurations to improve the decoding of some videos on YouTube. Firefox web browser should have automatically updated itself by now. For automatic updates you need to have Mozilla Maintenance installed. If you like to update Firefox manually, click on the Open Menu button, then on the Question mark icon button. It will opening the About dialog box from the Help...Read More
The Star Wars – The Force Awakens was released last Friday. In the first weekend the movie broke several box office records in North America. For an epic movie like Star Wars, spoiler alerts are a nuisance for every fan yet to watch it themselves. It does not matter if you are a new or a die-hard Star Wars fan, after waiting with anticipation to go and watch the movie yourself and find out the story, it would be a shame if you stumbled upon a web page where someone has spoiled about the movie. The anticipation around The...Read More
Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 45 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. A list of changes in the latest Google Chrome update, Chrome 45.0.2454.101, is available here. If you already use Google Chrome you don’t need to worry about downloading the latest version manually. The web browser should download the update and install it automatically. Tip! Bookmark this page for latest Google Chrome web browser updates. Google Chrome 45 Security Fixes Google has limited the access to bug details for the time being. This is done to protect Chrome users from the vulnerabilities. Google will...Read More
Mozilla has officially announced Firefox for Windows 10 on the foundation’s official blog. The official release of Windows 10 is set on July 29, 2015. With the new operating system Microsoft is shipping its brand new Microsoft Edge web browser. The upcoming Edge web browser is already getting a lot of publicity thanks to the Windows Insider program. The browser wars may start again with the arrival of Microsoft Edge, an attempt by the Redmond software giant to keep up with the modern web. The announcement of Mozilla Firefox for Windows 10 is a proof that the battle will...Read More
Microsoft will officially replace “Project Spartan” with Microsoft Edge in the next upcoming Windows 10 build. The next build will be first available to Windows Insiders who are in the Fast ring. When Microsoft announced the successor of Internet Explorer, they officially titled the new web browser as Project Spartan. As the release date of Windows 10 is nearing, the software giant has finally decided to officially give Spartan web browser the new name Microsoft Edge. How to save your browsing data when upgrading from Project Spartan to Microsoft Edge? If you are a Windows Insider and belong to...Read More
Mozilla Firefox web browser now comes with built-in Digital Rights Management (DRM) so that users can play DRM-protected HTML5 video/audio without the need of any additional plug-ins. Before the release of Firefox 38, users were unable to play any DRM-protected HTML5 video and audio directly. Thus if a user for instance wanted to use a streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, they had to install the Adobe Flash or Silverlight extension. Now with built-in DRM support the installation of the additional plugins is unnecessary. To offer built-in DRM support Mozilla will use Adobe Primetime, a content decryption module (CDM). Earlier,...Read More
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