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Q&A with CIPCUG Session 153

Fred Krueger   Why can I burn to a cd-rw but am not able to burn to a dvd+r blank disc? How to I burn to the dvd+r disc?

Lisa Toth   Hubby is considering getting me a Surface and taking my Toshiba.  Where is the best place to buy one?

Fred Krueger   Why do I get the notification that content is not available in my location when I click on a short video in BBC sports?  Since I am using a VPN, will I need to change locations there?

News Item:   Gmail tracks everything you purchase and you STILL can’t delete it or opt out

News Item:   Firefox’s ad-free premium browser will cost $4.99 a month

News Item:   White House considers banning strong end-to-end cryptography.

News Item:   Latest update to Windows 10 has a bug that could break VPN services

News Item:   Reports of cyber attacks fall, according to a UK government survey: GDPR? Fewer nasties? More targeted attacks? We just don’t know

Q&A with CIPCUG session 149

Lisa Toth   Was interested in computer arbitrage

Fred Krueger   I have subscribed to the VCStar and they take my money but I am unable to login to the website.

Lisa Toth  There has been some discussion about all this technology and social networking causing way decreased attention spans.

Lisa Toth   How can I get windows 10 to display everything in dark mode as much as possible.

News Item:   Nine Major VPNs Could Get Blocked by Russia in 30 Days

News Item:   For more than two hours on Thursday, one of China’s largest internet providers forced a huge chunk of European mobile traffic to be rerouted through its own servers.

News Item:   US to demand five years of your social media, email account info in visa application

News Item:   Failures of HTTPS Encryption

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 148

the evils of spyware

Sandy Tsutsui-Trujillo   I’m using winpe to make backup images. I have a solid state drive that keeps failing at 50%? Other than using a different application how can I make a full bit by bit backup.

News Item:   Death of iTunes?

News Item:   Ice Lake is nearly here

News Item:   New email phishing and malware attacks come disguised as nastygrams from a law firm.

News Item:   Canada Uses Civil Anti-Spam Law in Bid to Fine Malware Purveyors

News Item:   Germany mulls giving end-to-end chat app encryption das boot: Law requiring decrypted plain-text is in the works

News Item:   Rise in direct subscriptions rather than ad supported free content

News Item:   Google has moved to remove some of Chrome’s ad-blocking capabilities, while also announcing that feature’s removal won’t apply to Google’s paid G Suite Enterprise subscribers.

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 147

John Weigle   Microsoft Publisher 2016’s spellcheck is switching back and forth from English to Spanish and tells me that level (as in Gold Level) is not correct. I’ve set the default language to English several times, but it keeps bouncing back and forth. Any ideas on how to make it stay in English? I have enough trouble typing in one language without trying two.

Rosalie Sherbrooke   When I reopen a window from my taskbar, it opens sort of smallish in the upper left corner of the screen. So, I just drag the corner to where I want it.  I wondered if this is happening to others.

Kenneth H Smith   Yesterday, someone asked about cleaning out our browser history. Is it OK to use CCleaner, perhaps once a week? Is the free version ‘good-enough’?

News Item:   Microsoft kicks off the rollout of the Windows 10 May Update, version 1903

News Item:   Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses Apple of ‘Intentionally and Unlawfully’ Sharing iTunes Listening Data

News Item:   Microsoft is planning to publish previews of PowerToys utilities via GitHub this summer

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 146

Fred Krueger   Metered connections, how do they work and why am I asked to choose

News Item:   Gmail freaks out users by saying a ‘new device signed into’ their account

News Item:   Security companies remain reticent to apply the term malware too liberally because companies making dubious software have a history of suing.

News Item:   Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked

News Item:   Walmart has revealed details for a new HQ

News Item:   Be wary of emails with links to Google Drive?

News Item:   Microsoft ready’s 1903

News Item:   Sophos tells users to roll back Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday run if they want their PC to boot

 

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