Google Chrome – v107 provides security update for 0-day exploit OCT-2022

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Chrome  v107 offers patch protection for a 0-day exploit that can crash security controls & currently circulating in-the-wild Chrome users urged to update as Google patches seventh zero-day exploit this year (androidpolice.com) Zero-day exploits are top of the list when it comes to online security threats and Google Chrome, thanks to its ubiquity, is an extremely common […]

Internet – 1 petabit-per-second transfer ratewith experimental laser technology

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This experiment using laser light colors as “bits” achieved remarkable super-fast transfer speeds & may represent ideas that can be used with future technology.  1 Million Gigabit Internet Speed Reached With a Single Chip and Laser | PCMag Petabit-per-second data transmission using a chip-scale microcomb ring resonator source | Nature Photonics Researchers in Europe have […]

Twitter – exploring reactivating VINE short-video services

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In a twitter poll just released, 70% of 3 million responses favor reviving this older service Elon Musk Asks Whether Twitter Should Bring Back Vine | PCMag The company shut down Vine in 2016 only to watch short-form videos take off with TikTok. Now Twitter’s new owner is potentially interested in reviving the service.  Vine […]

SpaceX Starlink – New high-speed access data caps in future OCT-2022

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Due to popularity & growth of SpaceX Starlink, new monthly speed access data caps will be used & once this limit is reached — the unlimited, but slower BASIC service will continue.  This is based on new T&C released & is designed to smooth out peaks in network contention.   SpaceX’s Starlink Quietly Mentions High-Speed […]

Google Chrome – Support for Windows 7 and 8 to end FEB-2023

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Google Chrome will end new feature/security releases support for Windows 7 and 8.   The last version of support will be release 110 on Feb. 7, 2023 Google Chrome Drops Support for Windows 7, 8.1 in Early 2023 | PCMag Google is set to officially end Chrome web browser support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 […]

Microsoft Windows – Visual history by PC Magazine from 1985 to today

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A visual history of Microsoft Windows thru 35 years of development is shared in this PC Magazine feature article A Visual History of Windows | PCMag Of course, Microsoft had seen what Apple was doing with the graphical user interface (GUI) of its early computers, starting with the Apple Lisa. The Lisa debuted in 1983 and […]

Leadership – 11 Tips to improve Productivity and Efficiency OCT-2022

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This in-depth article shares excellent techniques to get more of our each work day to better meet our goals & obligations. 11 Tips to Being More Productive and Efficient in the Short and Long Term | PCMag Protect your most productive hours, curb distractions before they start, and master the art of efficiency with these […]

FTC – Improper additional fees added for online or on-site vehicle purchases

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The FTC warns consumers to fully research/discuss any additional fees added for online or on-site purchases – as some may be improper & it is important to look over all $$$ being spent for any hidden & unnecessary charges Discriminatory financing and bogus fees at the car dealer? No thank you | Consumer Advice (ftc.gov) […]

CISA – Mitigating DDoS Attacks OCT-2022

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USA cybersecurity agencies are sharing excellent guidelines to help prevent  DDoS attacks Joint CISA FBI MS-ISAC Guide on Responding to DDoS Attacks and DDoS Guidance for Federal Agencies | CISA Concurrently, CISA has released Capacity Enhancement Guide (CEG): Additional DDoS Guidance for Federal Agencies, which provides federal civilian executive branch (FCEB) agencies additional DDoS guidance, including […]

VMware – OCTOBER 2022 security updates

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Corporate ADMINS should pilot test & roll out recent critical security updates for VMware.  As a leading virtual solution, it is important to update promptly as the Log4shell exploit is an example of active attacks on unpatched systems.  VMware Releases Security Updates | CISA VMSA-2022-0027.1 (vmware.com) VMware has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities […]


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