Category: Links you heard on the show

How to hide “All Mail” from IMAP

I would like to hide “All Mail” from my IMAP clients. Since all e-mails show in there I get “two copies” in my “unread mail” filters in my client. Mail.app for example will see both copies and therefore I will have to delete the mail twice. The same is also very annoying when using my […]

Google event key announcements

Today is the one-year anniversary of the original Google Pixel and Pixel XL. And what better way to celebrate Google’s first smartphones than with some great follow-ups? Google brought us quite a few goodies today, chief among them the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL. Source: Google event key announcements: Pixel 2, Google Home Mini & […]

Trick Automated Phone Bots into Never Calling You Again

Automated phone bots keep interrupting your dinner with their pre-recorded marketing messages? Play the U.S. Special Information Tone signal for “vacant circuit” when you pick up the phone. Our brother site Consumerist says a reader who kept getting automated debt collection calls added the tone to the beginning of his voicemail greeting: Source: Trick Automated […]

Jazz90.1 to Accept Radios for Alzheimer’s Patients

Jazz90.1 and local Miss America Organization contestant Diana Marie Russo are teaming up to provide free radios to local residents diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The program – Rochester’s Gift of Music – will donate these radios to patients, providing immediate therapeutic relief and enhanced quality of life. Research has shown that Alzheimer’s patients can remember […]

Mac tips for Windows switchers

Learn how to perform some common tasks on your new Mac. Source: Mac tips for Windows switchers – Apple Support

Major macOS (incl. High Sierra) Keychain password extraction vulnerability to be addressed by Apple in update

A macOS vulnerability discovered by security researcher Patrick Wardle allows any app – signed or unsigned – to extract plain text passwords from Keychain. Wardle demonstrated the exploit with a proof of concept app, seen in the video below. Source: Major macOS (incl. High Sierra) Keychain password extraction vulnerability to be addressed by Apple in […]

Google Takeout – Download your data

Your account, your data. Export a copy. Create an archive with your data from Google products Source: Data tools – Download your data

SpeedOf.Me, HTML5 Speed Test | Non Flash/Java Broadband Speed Test

SpeedOf.Me is an HTML5 Internet speed test. No Flash or Java needed! It is the smartest and most accurate online bandwidth test. It works well on iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows and other mobile devices, as well as desktop computers. Source: SpeedOf.Me, HTML5 Speed Test | Non Flash/Java Broadband Speed Test

Cybersecurity Incident & Important Consumer Information | Equifax

As part of the company’s ongoing review of the cybersecurity incident announced September 7, 2017, Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today made personnel changes and released additional information regarding its preliminary findings about the incident. Source: Cybersecurity Incident & Important Consumer Information | Equifax

Progress on CCleaner Investigation

Following the take-down of the CnC server and getting access to its data, the Avast Security Threat Labs team has been working around the clock to investigate the source and other details of the recent Piriform CCleaner attack. To recap, the attack affected a total of 2.27M computers between August 15, 2017 and September 15, […]

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