Apple iPhone Pro Max – Version model 14 v. 13 comparison

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The top Pro Max models for Apple iPhone are compared for version model 14 v. 13  iPhone 14 Pro Max VS iPhone 13 Pro Max! Full Compare! – YouTube Compare the iPhone 13 Pro Max against the all-new 2022 iPhone 14 Pro Max including performance, display, the Dynamic Island, cameras, and much more!  Chapters  0:00 […]

FTC – Hurricane donation SCAMS after IAN and FIONA alert

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It is always a best practice to give to mainstream organizations (e.g., Red Cross, Samaritan’s purse, Salvation Army, etc.).  With almost every disaster special websites pop-up immediately that may be completely fake or where major portions of the $$$ don’t go to the intended recipients.  Avoid scams in the aftermath of Merbok, Fiona and Ian […]

FTC – social engineering tactics used in online purchases SEP-2022

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An excellent 48 page PDF by the FTC, shares how social engineering tactics that may be present in online purchases.  Safer purchases can be made by thorough research & patiently reviewing special free trials, “too good to be true discounts”, and researching past customer experiences How companies manipulate you online – and what the FTC […]

Microsoft – File Locksmith utility added to Power Toys suite

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Microsoft is adding a new utility called File Locksmith.  It will show which processes are using a file you’re trying to delete for example. Microsoft Is Developing a New PowerToys Utility Called ‘File Locksmith’ | PCMag Microsoft is working on a new and very useful PowerToys utility called File Locksmith.   PowerToys is a freeware collection of […]

Microsoft Exchange – new ZERO DAY exploit circulating SEP-2022

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A new Microsoft Exchange ZERO DAY exploit has just been discovered & a patch will be forthcoming in the future.  Thankfully, a published workaround to lock down URL rewrite capabilities is documented in links below. Exchange Server 0-Day Actively Exploited – SANS Internet Storm Center In a blog post, Vietnamese security company GTSC noted that […]

Hack USA bounty program – Finds 349 vulnerabilities for Department of Defense

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While the USA DoD websites were already well defended a major contest/bounty program was made public called “Hack U.S.” found 349 vulnerabilities that could be better improved & awarded a total of $110,000 Department of Defense Forks Over $110K to Hackers Who Discovered 349 Bugs | PCMag The US Department of Defense (DoD) has paid […]

FTC – Student loan forgiveness SCAM alert SEP-2022

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Details & even challenges are still emerging for the $10,000 college student loan forgiveness program & many SCAMs are actively circulating.  The FTC warns to work only with the official application process & avoid locking into other 3rd party resources until more facts emerge. Got student loans? Spot scams related to the Sweet lawsuit | […]

FTC – Be careful with online product and service reviews SEP-2022

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When researching products & services online, it is important to use multiple evaluations & esp. reviews from trustworthy sites.  Fake reviews can be submitted, regardless of whether a product is “good” or “bad” & extra time evaluating with due-diligence can be valuable Should we trust online reviews? | Consumer Advice (ftc.gov) When’s the last time […]

Windows 11 v22H2 – Overview of new features release SEP-2022

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USA Today’s technology site shares an overview of new features release found in the Fall 2022 release v22H2. Microsoft Windows 11 update: What you need to know about the changes (usatoday.com) To help commemorate the operating system’s first anniversary in early October, Microsoft has just rolled out its first major update to Windows 11.  Dubbed […]

Azure Virtual Desktop – will feature Single Sign-On SEP-2022

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The latest beta version of Azure Virtual Desktop features a new SSO capability for organizations to pilot test (but not use in production extensively yet) Azure Virtual Desktop Gets Tagging and Single Sign-On Previews — Redmondmag.com The SSO preview for the Azure Virtual Desktop service offers the following options, per the announcement: Enable a single […]


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