1. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Apr 3, 2018
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    DNS over HTTPS is a relatively new feature to improve the privacy, security and connection reliability of DNS look-ups; the feature is currently in draft status and tested by companies such as Google, Cloudflare or Mozilla.

    DNS resolves play an important part on today's Internet; domain names that you enter in your browser's address bar need to be linked to IP addresses, and...
  2. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 30, 2018
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    Android device owners have a couple of options when it comes to blocking ads on their devices. One of the better options, as it is application independent and does not require root, is to use a DNS filter proxy.

    The method works similarly to how hosts files work on computer systems. DNS is used to "translate" domain names to IP addresses that computers communicate with, and a...
  3. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 30, 2018
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    WebRTC is one of these new technologies that is on the one hand pretty useful and on the other a privacy nightmare as it can be abused.

    WebRTC, the RTC stands for Real-Time Communications, is a set of APIs that all major web browsers support. Its primary use is to integrate better communications capabilities in the browser that websites and services may utilize for voice and video chat,...
  4. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 29, 2018
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    Microsoft will release the next feature update for the Windows 10 operating system, called the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, in April 2018.

    The company releases feature updates twice a year; these updates introduce new features and bigger changes to the operating system opposed to cumulative updates which tend to focus on security updates and bug fixes.

    Feature updates...
  5. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 26, 2018
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    If you work with the Windows Registry editor or a third-party tool, you may access certain Registry keys regularly to edit values or verify that values have not changed.

    While you may use the built-in favorites system of the Registry Editor to access keys without having to use the tree structure to navigate to the key you want to access or paste the path in newer versions of Windows, it may...
  6. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 26, 2018
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    Microsoft releases previews of monthly rollup updates for the operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 2012 R2 on the third Tuesday of each month.

    The company announced the switch from the classic updating...
  7. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 19, 2018
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    Microsoft launched the web browser Microsoft Edge as the default system browser of the Windows 10 operating system. The company made Edge the default browser but distributes Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 as well with the operating system.

    Microsoft Edge is integrated in Windows 10; it is not available for any other version of Windows 10 and it appears that Microsoft...
  8. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 16, 2018
  9. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 14, 2018
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    The rise of the global marketplace and sites like eBay or Amazon has made it easier for consumers to purchase computer hardware and for manufacturers and companies to sell hardware to users from around the world.

    But the rise made those marketplaces attractive to criminals as well who use them to sell fake or counterfeit hardware to unsuspecting buyers.

    While there may be indicators that a...
  10. RGiskardR
    Created by RGiskardR
    Mar 14, 2018
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    Windows assigns drive letters to internal and external hard drives, optical drives, Flash memory cards and other devices automatically when it recognizes them.

    The main reason for that is that it allows users of the system to interact with the devices directly; it would certainly be inconvenient if users had to assign drive letters to new devices manually, or even each time devices get...