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This One Business File is Most Used in Cyberattacks

Phishing attempts have become more insidious as hackers attempt to keep ahead of our defenses. Have you received an email from someone you’ve never done business with, stating that your most recent invoice is enclosed? This is almost certainly yet another phishing attempt. Proceed with caution!

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How to Stop Blue Light From Disturbing Your Sleep

Many of us complain that we don’t get enough good quality sleep each night. Do you use a handheld device in bed before calling it a night? Blue light emitted by your iOS, Android, or Windows 10 device can trick your brain into thinking it’s daytime even when it’s not. Here’s how to filter out the blue light.

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Introducing the New Firefox: Firefox Quantum

It’s by far the biggest update that Mozilla has launched since Firefox 1.0 in 2004, and it’s just flat out better in every way. Built on a completely overhauled core engine with brand new technology, Firefox Quantum is over twice as fast as Firefox from 6 months ago.

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The Devious Netflix Phish That Just Won’t Die

The email hits your inbox with an urgent warning: Your Netflix account has been suspended, due to a problem with your billing information. It offers a link, which takes you to what looks very much like a Netflix landing page. It’s not. Instead, it’s a phishing scam that collects extensive personal data on victims.

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Microsoft: Final Free Windows 10 Upgrade Offer Ends Dec. 31

Those using Windows’ assistive technologies have until the end of the year to score a free upgrade to Windows 10. However, since Microsoft made no effort to verify that those downloading this version of the free upgrade actually needed assistive technologies, anyone with a valid Windows 7 or higher license should be able to take advantage of this.

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