mood posted a topic in Software News,Mozilla to disable backspace key in Firefox to stop data loss
Google and Microsoft both disabled the Backspace key in Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers that allows users to go back to a previous web page when pressed by citing data loss. Mozilla has now joined them, the company has disabled the Backspace and Shift+ Backspace keyboard shortcuts for forward/backward page navigations in Firefox 86.
Karlston posted a topic in Software News,How to disable Edge’s new URL copy and paste feature
Stop Microsoft’s browser from copying page titles rather than URLs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
If you’re using a recent version of Microsoft’s Edge browser, you might have noticed that the way URLs copy and paste has changed. As of Edge version 87 for Windows or 88 for macOS, you’ll find that by default trying to copy and paste a URL from an address bar will paste the title of a webpage as a hyperlink rather than its URL directly.
Karlston posted a topic in Software News,Microsoft Edge 86 is out for everyone with a bunch of improvements
Microsoft does publish the release schedule for its Edge browser, and Edge 86 is here right on schedule. Build 86.0.622.38 is out in the Stable channel, meaning that it's available for everyone. As usual, it's chock full of new features.
tarekma7 posted a topic in Security & Privacy News,An investigation into the top 10,000 Alexa sites reveals that many of these popular were infected with cryptocurrency miners and credit card skimming scripts.
Alexa is an online service that scores websites and ranks them based on their popularity, traffic earned, and various other factors.
In a shocking revelation made by Palo Alto Networks, some of these top sites that receive the highest amounts of internet traffic had ongoing malicious activity resulting from crypto miners and credit card stealing skimmers.
Karlston posted a topic in Security & Privacy News,New finding says custom Windows 10 themes can be used to steal users' credentials
A new finding shared on Twitter by security researcher Jimmy Bayne points towards a loophole in Windows 10’s themes settings that can let bad actors steal users’ credentials by creating a specific theme to carry out a ‘Pass-the-Hash’ attack. The ability to install separate themes from other sources lets attackers create malicious themes files that when opened, redirect users to a page that prompts users to enter their credentials.
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