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Q&A with CIPCUG Session 174

Sue Nethercott   How do I convert a .mov video to a format that twitter will accept, and how do I rotate it?

News Item:  Scam Browser Notification Prompts Increased by 69% in 2019

News Item:  Over 38 Million Healthcare Records Exposed in Breaches Over 2019

News Item:  Mozilla to Block Fingerprinters by Default in Firefox 72

News Item:  Windows 10 1909 Update Causes File Explorer Issues

News Item:  Windows 10 2004 is the Next Feature Update

News Item:  It’s Way Too Easy to Get a .gov Domain Name

News Item:  Beware of Thanksgiving eCard Emails Distributing Malware

News Item:  Louisiana’s ransomware disaster far from over

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 175

Lisa Toth   A lot of my files are on both OD and my computer.  On which do I delete the files? If I delete on my computer do they delete on OD

Fred Krueger   Opened up chrome today and everything was in Russian? Why can I not get audio from my USB 2.0 port.

News Item:  FTC Warns of Ongoing Scam Spreading Scary Terrorism Allegations

News Item:  China fires denial-of-service toward Hong Kong

News Item:  Can state law be published behind a paywall?

News Item:  Microsoft Starts Forced Feature Updates on Windows 10 1809

News Item:  Microsoft Enhances Tracking Prevention in Microsoft Edge 79

News Item:  Over 30,500 Online Piracy Sites Shut Down in Global Operation

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 173

Lisa Toth   I thought I had successfully transferred my documents to OneDrive but a lot of stuff did not go. Mostly in the documents file.  I don’t want or need everything but there is enough that it would take a long time to open each one and save it to the cloud.  I have an external drive and I am thinking I should put everything on that and then do it from there with the drive attached to my surface.

Lisa Toth   With my tablets, I would press the on off button just enough to turn off the screen. I’ve done this a few times with the surface and today it occurred to me that may not be good for it.. Any thoughts?

Lisa Toth   Office 365.  We have it.  When the Surface Pro 7 came, it came with office not 365.  Andy uninstalled it from my Toshiba so he could install it on my Surface.  This immediately meant I don’t have email etc.  Now we are wondering if we need to uninstall the office suite that is on the Surface before we install 365.

Lisa Toth   Many of my folders in the cloud appear to be empty and should not be.

News Item:  ‘Unblockable’ web trackers have arrived

News Item:  Iran Has Shut Off its Internet

News Item:  It’s the user’s fault if a Ring camera violates your privacy according to Amazon

News Item:  Cops put GPS tracker on man’s car, charge him with theft for removing it

News Item:  Microsoft Is Adding DNS-Over-HTTPS (DoH) to Edge

News Item:  Another company is dialing back expectations for self-driving taxis

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 172

Fred Krueger   Do you have more on the DNS over HTTPS change coming

News Item:   Phishing Scam Warns That Your Password Will be Changed

News Item:   Thousands of hacked Disney+ accounts are already for sale on hacking forums

News Item:   Officials warn about the dangers of using public USB charging stations

News Item:   US border inspectors need ‘reasonable suspicion’ of a crime before searching your phone, laptop

News Item:   Ads blocker from Google Play actually displays ads

News Item:   Google Planning on offering checking accounts next year

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 171

Roger Houston   Laptop, Win10-1809, just started a light Blue Screen several days ago.  BLUE screen, with ongoing Activity Light. Seems to be trying to download / install. Been running for over 3 nights.

News Item:   Go Google free: We pick privacy-friendly alternatives to every Google service

News Item:   TrendMicro Employee Sold Customer Info to Tech Support Scammers

News Item:   Company accused of slapping ‘Made in America’ on Chinese gear, selling it to the US government

News Item:   Eavesdropping on SMS Messages inside Telco Networks

News Item:   Why 5G is a crucial technology for autonomous vehicles

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