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Are Recent Patches to Windows 7/8 Letting Microsoft Spy on You?

PrivateThe recent debate over privacy in Windows now has an added component. Originally, privacy concerns were raised about new system reporting services that are defaults in Windows 10.

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How to Check an Internet Link without Actually Clicking It

Warning of dangerous websiteIt is a standard warning that the Internet is full of unsafe links from phishers and malware artists and that you should be very wary about clicking on links in messages, websites, or other Internet places. But obviously many links are legitimate and you need to know the difference. If you see a link you want to use but are not sure if it is safe, here are some easy ways you can check it.

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Security Attack Called Logjam makes Browsers Vulnerable

Secure web browser imageA security hole in many major browsers called "logjam" is being reported. The attack makes use of a weakness in a cryptographic algorithm used to make connections secure. If you go to the site reporting the exploit, it will tell you if your browser is vulnerable to the attack.

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A New Free Windows Anti-Malware Suite

It isn’t often that a new entry in the free anti-malware suite category comes along since that area already has numerous products from established security companies. However, I just came across a program called Tencent PC Manager. The program has received a number of recent write-ups and was recently updated to version 10.4.25533.501. Because of the importance of anti-malware suites, I thought I would take a look.

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