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Zoom Changes Due To Zoombombing

With all of that is going on in the world, video conferencing has become the way to keep in touch. Zoom is quickly becoming to de-facto video conference choice. Unfortunately, due to some “bad people”, Zoom is changing some default security settings

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Bye Android Dark Sky Weather App

So Android users today said Goodbye to the Dark Sky – Hyperlocal weather app. The Dark Sky app has become very popular with users over the past 8 years, giving users alerts for impending precipitation with an intuitive interface, which is usually eerily accurate.

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From Zoom to Zoombombing (How To Prevent)

Updated April 4th, 2020.  According to Tech Crunch. Starting April 5th, Zoom will require passwords to enter calls via Meeting ID, as these may be guessed or reused. Meanwhile, it will change virtual waiting rooms to be on by default so hosts have to manually admit

Passwords – That Thing That Annoys Me

For most people, when you say anything about passwords, you basically get “Oh That Thing That Annoys Me”. Yes it does seem that everything we do these days has a password and there are too many passwords to try to remember.

Alert: Marriott Reporting Breach At Starwoods

Marriott today reported that they have become aware of a breach at their Starwoods brand that goes back to 2014. the Breach could affect up to 500 million customers who used the Starwoods reservations system. Marriott reports that they “recently discovered that an unauthorized party

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Alert: Changes Coming To Flickr For Free Users

Do you use the free version of Flicker?  If you answered yes, there are Changes Coming To Flickr For Free Users, and they will affect you if you have over 1000 pictures stored. If you use Flickr, you will want to read this, as you