Month: <span>April 2020</span>

It’s now possible to check your ISP’s use of security measures There is a new site that allows users to check on their internet service providers to see if they’re implementing basic security measures. The website named “Is BGP Safe Yet” allows users to test the safety of their ISP’s Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). The […]

Microsoft hasn’t yet announced the Surface Go 2, but details have been leaked Expected to be officially announced in May 2020, the Surface Go 2’s details have been leaked a little early by excited insiders. The Surface Go 2 will feature thinner bezels and a larger 10.5 inch display. The overall size of the device […]

Instagram has rolled out DM access on the internet In January, Instagram began testing the preferences of a small group of users, as well as testing the functionality of web-based DMs. With the feedback Instagram received, they opted to update the web application in order to more closely mimic how DMs appear on the Instagram […]

People are connecting over the phone more than ever With many states on lockdown or practicing social distancing due to COVID-19, cell phone users are turning to phone calls to connect. Verizon reports that they are seeing an average of 800 million wireless calls daily on recent weekdays. That’s nearly twice the volume of calls […]

An unpatched Apple iOS bug could expose data There is a currently unpatched security vulnerability that is affecting iOS 13.3.1 or later. The bug prevents virtual private networks (VPNs) from encrypting all traffic and can lead to some internet connections bypassing VPN encryption to expose the data of users, or to leak their IP addresses. […]

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Microsoft pauses Edge release Microsoft announced that they are pausing the rollout of Edge v81. They cited the ongoing “global circumstances” surrounding the coronavirus outbreak as to why they’ve decided to pause the rollout. Software updates, including the new Edge release, usually require security reviews and compatibility testing to ensure […]