Category: <span>Websites</span>

Password protections for Android and iOS featured in Chrome update The release of Chrome 86 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS features some impressive upgrades. First and foremost are the password security upgrades for Android and iOS, where you’ll now be notified if passwords that you’ve asked Chrome to remember have been compromised. If […]

Users are reporting access issues for Office 365. Users may be unable to access multiple Microsoft 365 services. Existing sessions do not appear to be affected. Affected users are encouraged to keep existing sessions going and to avoid re-authenticating to Microsoft 365 services. Any Microsoft 365 service that leverages Azure Active Directory (AAD) authentication may […]

Businesses and users experience havoc due to CenturyLink outage A CenturyLink outage led to a surprising 3.5% drop in global internet traffic. The outage was due to a technical misconfiguration issue in one of its data centers. The error involved both firewall and BGP routing and affected not only CenturyLink’s network, but also affected other […]

A widely used malware was mistakenly approved by Apple notarization Even though Apple has some of the strictest rules for app developers that wish to have their apps appear on the Apple App Store, a bad apple successfully made its way past the ‘notarization’ scan in order to be downloaded and run on Macs. Patrick […]

Terrible Firefox for Android update leaves users frustrated Mozilla recently released a semi-functional update for Firefox on Android. The functionality of the upgrade has users so confused that some were reporting that they thought they were in beta. Unfortunately, it’s been found that the update that was pushed to users is indeed the finished product. […]

Google is experimenting with hiding full website addresses Google recently began testing a new change to full URLs in Chrome Dev/Canary 85. The change hides part of the website address and shortens what is viewed down to the actual website domain name. For example https://rhynonetworks.com/blog/, would just show https://rhynonetworks.com. Google responded to criticism of the […]

WhatsApp was showing private user data in Google search WhatsApp has finally resolved an issue that caused the phone numbers of some of their users to appear in Google search results. Click to Chat, a feature that WhatsApp designed to help users communicate more readily, was at the base of the issue. This communication feature […]

Facebook’s chatbot utilized 1.5 billion Reddit posts in its creation Facebook has launched a new chatbot that used 1.5 billion Reddit exchanges in order to successfully create its intelligence. The chatbot is lauded as being able to demonstrate empathy, knowledge, and personality. From a survey of users, Facebook has reported that 49% of people surveyed […]

Increasing security complaints to Zoom has prompted big changes With current events requiring many businesses to transition their employees to telecommuting, the amount of Zoom daily users has jumped from 10 million to a staggering 200 million. While this has been fantastic news for Zoom, it may not be great for the users of Zoom. […]

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 […]