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Google Hangouts Extending  Support Until Next Year

If you're a G Suite user, you're probably already aware that Google has been making plans to shut down Google Hangouts.  In fact, the original plan was to begin phasing it out ...

Gmail Users Will Get Updated Spelling and Grammar Assistance

There are changes afoot in Gmail designed to help improve the quality of your writing using new AI features. These features will auto correct simple spelling errors and offer suggestions to improve ...

Study On Passwords Shows People Still Use Breached Passwords

Google recently released a large-scale password study that will probably give every IT manager in the country heartburn. The results of their study indicate that a disturbing percentage of users continue to use ...

Some Android Apps To Receive Your Data Without Permission

When it works, Android's app permissions are awesome. They're straightforward and easy to understand. When you install a new app on your phone, you'll get a popup box that gives you a ...

Google Home Device Recordings May Not Be Private

Do you own a Google Home?  If so, you probably find it to be indispensable.  It's a powerful, genuinely helpful piece of technology, but there's a catch.  It's so good and so ...

Android Malware Can Replace Real Apps With Fake Apps

Security researchers at Check Point have discovered a disturbing new strain of Android malware that's as ingenious as it is disturbing.  It is effective because it is designed to replace a rapidly ...

If You Use Evernote Your Data May Have Been Exposed

Do you use Evernote Web Clipper for the Chrome web browser? If so, be advised that the developer recently reported that a critical flaw in the extension could allow hackers to access ...

Hackers Placing Hidden, Malicious Code In Media

If you're not familiar with the term, 'Steganography' is the term used to describe the act of hiding code in images and video.  It's a creative strategy that allows hackers to slip ...

New Adware Discovered On Hundreds Of Androids Apps

Bad news for Android users.  Recently, Google discovered that more than two hundred apps on the Play Store had been infected with the 'BeiTaAd' plugin. This plugin is the latest in a ...

Google Bug Exposed Passwords For Some GSuite Enterprise Customers

Even companies that are normally quite good at providing security for their users occasionally wind up with egg on their faces.  Google is a classic case in point, in this instance.  Recently, ...