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New mobile Phishing Method using fake address bar and scroll locking

Phishing, the attempt to steal important data such as login information, passwords, or credit card numbers from unsuspecting users, is still a major threat on today's Internet. Microsoft's Security Intelligence report saw phishing emails increase by 250% in 2018 alone.

Most web browsers come with certain defenses, usually in form of blacklists and other defensive measures to detect phishing attacks.

One problem with the approach is that it addresses known phishing sites for the most part. The Inception Bar is a new phishing method designed specifically for mobile.

nvdisplay.container.exe causing high CPU load

The most recent Nvidia graphics driver, version 430.39, may cause high CPU usage on some systems it is installed on.

Nvidia released the graphics driver 430.39 last week; the new WHQL driver adds support for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, comes with new or updated game profiles, and includes a new feature to merge two portrait monitors into a third landscape monitor.

Windows 10 updates KB4493437, KB4493440, KB4493436 and KB4493473 arrive a week late

Better late than never, I guess. Microsoft released the usual second batch of updates that it releases each month for Windows 10 version 1607, 1703, 1709 and Windows 10 version 1803. The patch for Windows 10 version 1809 is late, as usual, and monthly previews for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows 8.1 are available as well.

Simplify Gmail for Google Chrome

Simply Gmail is a browser extension for Google Chrome that changes the Gmail web interface to a simpler less-cluttered version. The extension is developed by Michael Leggett, former Gmail lead designer and co-founder of Google Inbox.

Google shut down Inbox on April 2, 2019. Inbox was an attempt by the company to create a modern version of its email service. Google never shut down the old Gmail interface even though it was assumed by many that this would only be a matter of time.

Internet Archive uploads 1.3 Terabytes of lost MySpace music

MySpace, the once largest and most popular social networking site on the Internet, was used by many in the early days of the Internet for music hosting.

Users of MySpace could upload music to the service. Things changed, MySpace, while still around, is a shadow of its former self as it was replaced by Facebook and other social networking services.

About Google Chrome's Managed by your Organization entry

Google Chrome users who run a recent version of the web browser, Chrome 73 or newer, may have spotted a new entry in Chrome's main menu called "Managed by your Organization".

The entry is added to the bottom of the main menu and a click leads to a support page on Google's Chromebook website that provides basic information about managed Chromebooks or Chrome browsers.

How to save installed Android apps as APK files

APK Extractor is a free application for Google's Android operating system that you may use to save installed Android apps as APK files on the device.

The installation of Android applications is pretty straightforward, especially so if you install them from Google Play or another application store.

Enable Retpoline on Windows 10 1809 and Server right now

Microsoft has tested Retpoline, a new mitigation method against Spectre variant 2 by Google, on Windows 10 Insider Builds for some time now. The company brought Retpoline to Windows 10 version 1809 by including it in the March 1 cumulative update KB4482887 for the version of Windows 10.

 

PCRADIO Internet Radio app that works with low speed Internet

Mobile users have several options when it comes to listening to Internet Radio on their devices. Some like to stream directly from the Radio station's website, others prefer music apps with radio support to do so.

Most radio apps work well when you have a fast-enough Internet connection but most fail when you don't. Failing does not necessarily mean that you cannot play the stream at all, but that you may experience buffering issues and other interruptions.

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