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Forum: Hints and Tips Today, 03:02
Replies: 0
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Posted By Madeline
Stop using BB Code temporarily when necessary

BB Code is available for us all to use on this site, but there may be occasions when you don't want to use it. Examples:

1. URLs as clickable links. Sometimes you may want to post a URL, but not...
Forum: Open Forum Today, 01:54
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By Madeline
Code-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated

This story is from BBC News Technology:

Code-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated at Bletchley - BBC News (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45600275)
Forum: Open Forum Today, 01:47
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Madeline
Re: Steam engine to return to mainline network

I'd like to have seen this:

Famous locomotive Flying Scotsman comes to north Wales (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-45578425)
Forum: Web Browser Software Today, 01:43
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By Madeline
Extensions in Firefox 62

I found this after following a link on another site. Although the blog was written when Firefox 62 was beta, I thought it may still be of interest to users:

Mozilla Add-ons Blog ~ Extensions in...
Forum: Security news and updates Today, 01:24
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By Madeline
Thousands of Compromised WordPress Sites Redirect to Tech Support Scams

Reports about this from Bleeping Computer, Malwarebytes Labs and ZDNet:

Thousands of Compromised WordPress Sites Redirect to Tech Support Scams...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions Today, 00:41
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Madeline
Re: malawarebytes scans

Thanks for the info and the link to the gHacks article satrow. I don't use Firefox much, only on this desktop sometimes. I had a look at about:preferences#privacy and 'Allow Firefox to send...
Forum: Feedback & Announcements Yesterday, 20:07
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Madeline
Re: WU issue 457 ~ is WiFi Network Monitor 5 dodgy?

This program is also recommended in the new CA, issue 537. I've mentioned the difficulty with AdwCleaner only in case you get any complaints from readers of WU. I think WiFi Network Monitor 5 is a...
Forum: Web Browser Software Yesterday, 19:46
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Madeline
Re: Vivaldi Browser snapshot 2.0.1309.17 RC 1 ~ 21/09/2018

There's nothing new today ~ so far! Do you use only the Snapshot version Alan? I've got that along with the stable version, 1.15.1147.64, on this PC. Our laptops have only the stable version...
Forum: Security & Privacy Help and Discussions Yesterday, 19:40
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Madeline
Re: malawarebytes scans

I've just seen these Firefox Plugins in v62.02:

OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc. 1.7.1

Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. 1.4.9.1088

I don't...
Forum: Open Forum Yesterday, 01:14
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Madeline
Could wreck found off Rhode Island be Captain Cook's 'Endeavour'?

This article is from BT World News:

Wreck found off Rhode Island could be Captain Cooks 'Endeavour' | BT...
Forum: Open Forum Yesterday, 01:05
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By Madeline
On-Call from The Register

This week's On-Call story from The Register:

Spent your week box-ticking? It can't be as bad as the folk at this firm The Register (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/21/on-call/)
Forum: Open Forum Yesterday, 00:58
Replies: 0
Views: 55
Posted By Madeline
Giant spiderweb 300m long!

Articles from BBC World News>Europe>Greece and The Guardian:

Giant spiderweb cloaks land in Aitoliko, Greece - BBC News (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45572331)

Giant spiders' web...
Forum: Security news and updates Yesterday, 00:35
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Madeline
Re: Twitter warns direct messages were exposed

From The Register:

Twitter: Don't panic, but we may have leaked your DMs to rando devs The Register (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/21/twitter_api_bug/)
Forum: Web Browser Software Yesterday, 00:25
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Madeline
Re: Vivaldi Browser Snapshot 2.0.1309.3 ~ 20/09/2018

It looks like I was wrong about 'no update':

Vivaldi Browser snapshot 2.0.1309.17 RC 1 ~ 21/09/2018 - Web User Forums (http://forum.webuser.co.uk/showthread.php?t=155300)

It seems that the next...
Forum: Web Browser Software Yesterday, 00:22
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Madeline
Vivaldi Browser snapshot 2.0.1309.17 RC 1 ~ 21/09/2018

The latest Snapshot is also the first Release Candidate for v2.0:

Vivaldi 2.0 RC 1 Vivaldi Browser snapshot 1309.17 | Vivaldi Browser...
Forum: Security news and updates 21-09-18, 23:57
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By Madeline
Google to lawmakers: Yep, Gmail data is still open to app developers

This issue was previously mentioned in the following thread:

Gmail app developers have been reading your emails - Web User Forums (http://forum.webuser.co.uk/showthread.php?t=154106)

This...
Forum: Web Browser Software 21-09-18, 23:36
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By Madeline
Re: Firefox 62.0 ~ 04 or 05/08/2018

Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory 2018-22:

Security vulnerabilities fixed in Firefox 62.0.2 Mozilla (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-22/)
Forum: Security news and updates 21-09-18, 23:25
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Madeline
Twitter warns direct messages were exposed

A report from BBC News Technology:

Twitter warns direct messages were exposed - BBC News (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-45609633)

Edit: This has also been reported by Bleeping Computer:...
Forum: Open Forum 21-09-18, 22:59
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By Madeline
NatWest/RBS/Ulster Bank say online glitch 'resolved'

This report is from BBC Business News:

NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank say online banking glitch 'resolved' - BBC News (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45598292)
Forum: Security news and updates 21-09-18, 22:52
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By Madeline
Warning issued as Netflix subscribers hit by phishing attack

This report is from Sophos' Naked Security:

Warning issued as Netflix subscribers hit by phishing attack Naked Security...
Forum: Email and Messaging 21-09-18, 22:48
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Madeline
Re: Yahoo Mail signing in headache

I don't have a Yahoo Mail account these days, but my BT Mail is BT Yahoo! Mail. It's recently updated for no good reason that I can see, I liked it how it was! Anyway for your signing in difficulty,...
Forum: Email and Messaging 21-09-18, 22:25
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Madeline
Re: Over of Spam in Gmail

You're very welcome Crocket. I hope everything works as you want it to now that you've got rid of Gmail.
Forum: Open Forum 21-09-18, 22:10
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Madeline
Re: Its been a week since a solar observatory was mysteriously closed

A report from The Register:

No, that Sunspot Solar Observatory didn't see aliens. It's far more grim The Register (https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/20/sunspot_solar_observatory_fbi/)
...
Forum: Open Forum 21-09-18, 22:01
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By Madeline
Re: Magna Carta - all you need to know!

I found both The Magna Carta Project site and the Wikiwand article very interesting. I remember learning about this at school. Back then, I don't think I really realised just how complex it all was.
Forum: Open Forum 21-09-18, 21:05
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Madeline
Re: Wisdom From A Jewish Man.

I can see why he would be so frustrated! :D
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