Month: December 2020

10 Latest (MOST DANGEROUS) Virus & Malware Threats in 2020

Viruses and malware are constantly evolving, becoming more advanced and more dangerous by the second, making it extremely difficult to keep your data protected. Unless you’re properly protected (which most people aren’t), you’re at risk of becoming a victim of the latest computer virus threats and malware attacks.

Cybercriminals are relentless and will stop at nothing to hack your computer or phone to steal your most valuable data — including bank details, personal photos, and sensitive ID card information. This is why you must have a working antivirus installed on your PC, Mac, Android, or iPhone. I recommend Norton 360

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Internet Leaders deliver on strategies to succeed in the new digital economy at Cloudbazaar 2020

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Endurance International Group, the parent company of web presence brands like HostGator, Bluehost, ResellerClub hosted the 9th edition of its marquee Cloud & Hosting event, Cloudbazaar, in association with .ORG on December 11 and 12, 2020. Held virtually this year, Cloudbazaar once again delivered its market-leading buzz with a conference and exhibition attended by 500 web professionals. Major Internet and web hosting companies made their presence felt through brand exhibits and thought-leadership sessions. With a wealth of keynote speakers who shared their strategies on how web developers & designers, IT service and

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Colleges furlough more employees

The beginning of September marked the start of long-term furloughs for many colleges. After widespread budget slashing and subsequent furloughs in April, a second wave of revenue shortfalls is sweeping colleges as they attempt to safely reopen for in-person classes and, in some cases, abruptly reverse course.

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees last week approved a furlough plan that will impact hundreds of employees. Between Sept. 1 and June 30 of next year, more than 700 Winthrop employees will be required to take between two and 20 furlough days, depending on their position, according to Winthrop spokesperson Monica

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Stimulus bill includes billions to help people pay for broadband

Lawmakers also set aside hefty new sums to expand Internet service to the country’s hardest-to-reach areas, upgrade infrastructure that may suffer from security flaws and map the state of the country’s connectivity so the U.S. government can better spend any future funding. The broader package totaling $900 billion is awaiting President Trump’s signature.

Telecom giants, consumer advocates and Washington policymakers on Tuesday cheered the broadband investment, which is only slightly smaller than the 2009 relief law that Congress adopted in the shadow of the Great Recession. Sen. Maria Cantwell (Wash.), the top Democrat on the chamber’s tech-focused Commerce Committee, said

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Microsoft Internet Explorer users may be surprised when they get redirected to Edge next month

Microsoft has been slowly weaning users off its legacy Internet Explorer browser for a very long time, recently going so far as to use a forced Windows update to install its new Chromium Edge browser on your Windows PC. But next month, Microsoft’s planning to force your computer to automatically launch some 1,156 websites in Edge, too — if you try to launch an “incompatible” site in IE.

That’s the report from ZDNet, which also recorded a video showing how it works:

There’s a lot of big-name sites on the automatically-launch-in-Edge list, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube,

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