How to hide apps on Android

Figuring out how to hide apps on Android can be frustrating. Not every brand of Android phone gives you the option to do it, and on those that do, there’s a different process for each one. . It’s needlessly tricky to work out how to conceal apps that frequently distract you, or private ones that you’d rather keep away from other people who use your phone.

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Microsoft Edge 92 rolls out to Android, bringing it in line with PC version

Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central
Microsoft Edge on Android recently received a major update to version 92, which is based on Chromium 92 (via Techdows). The update brings the mobile browser in line with the desktop version of Microsoft Edge, which also recently bumped to version 92. It…

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Here’s 30 servers Russian intelligence uses to fling malware at the West, beams RiskIQ

SAP has linked arms with Google in the latest dosey doe with the cloud infrastructure market. Google Cloud and SAP have stepped forward claiming they would “help customers execute business transformations, migrate critical business systems to the cloud, and augment existing business systems with Google Cloud capabilities in artificial intelligence and machine learning.” It’s a shame the pair couldn’t have squeezed quantum computing into their commentary – The Reg could have called full house in the game of bingo buzzword.

Link: Here’s 30 servers Russian intelligence uses to fling malware at the West, beams RiskIQ
via http://www.theregister.com

Tech Outperforms This Quarter Led by AMD, Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet

The News: On Tuesday, a number of leading tech firms announced earnings including AMD, Apple, Alphabet (Google), and Microsoft. The results yielded a strong outperform for all of these names as the momentum for technology, cloud, computing, advertising, and services showed robust growth and demand despite a number of macroeconomic challenges that still persist from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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This unusual malware attack can go from first contact to launching ransomware in just 48 hours

Microsoft is warning that the BazarCall (or Bazacall) call center malware operation is actually more dangerous than first thought, with initial attacks potentially leading to ransomware attacks within 48 hours. The group had been targeting Office 365/Microsoft 365 customers with phishing email regarding ‘expiring’ bogus trial subscriptions that dupe the target into calling a call center to chat with an operator, who then try to trick the victim into installing the Bazacall backdoor. .

Link: This unusual malware attack can go from first contact to launching ransomware in just 48 hours
via http://www.zdnet.com

How Microsoft quietly climbed back to the top of the tech industry

The leaders of modern technology companies seem to spend most of their time either fighting in federal courts or—particularly in the case of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk—attempting to thrust themselves into low-orbit, dominating headlines in the process. Add Richard Branson to the mix and you’ve got the billionaire space race, a game fueled as much by rockets and dollars as it is by constant one-upmanship.

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Google will BAN ‘sugar daddy’ apps from September 1

Google will BAN ‘sugar daddy’ apps from September 1 as part of new sexual content restrictions Sugar daddy apps let older males pay younger women for a sexual relationship Google is booting them off its app store ‘to provide a safe experience for users’Those wanting to download sugar daddy apps…

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Android iMessage Competitor Puts Pressure on Apple

Google and the three major U.carriers, including Verizon, AT&and T-Mobile, will all support a new communications protocol on Android smartphones starting in 2022, a move that puts pressure on Apple to adopt a new cross-platform messaging standard and may present a challenge to iMessage. Verizon recently announced that it is planning to adopt Messages by Google as its default messaging service on Android devices, joining AT&T and T-Mobile.

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New bank-fraud malware called Vultur infects thousands of devices

Recently detected Android malware, some spread through the Google Play Store, uses a novel way to supercharge the harvesting of login credentials from more than 100 banking and cryptocurrency applications.
The malware, which researchers from Amsterdam-based security firm ThreatFabric are calling…

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Microsoft: Zero Trust security just hit the mainstream

Microsoft, IBM, Google, AWS, Cisco and others in the cybersecurity industry have been banging the ‘zero trust’ drum for the past few years. . The case for zero trust was made clearer after this year’s software supply chain attacks on US tech firms, which came amid a mass shift to remote work that demonstrated the need to protect information inside and beyond a trusted environment in a world that spans BYOD, home networks, VPNs, cloud services and more.

Link: Microsoft: Zero Trust security just hit the mainstream
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How to Remove WordPress Malware

Webmasters have many skills, but one of the most important things they need to be competent in is removing WordPress malware.
You can either remove WordPress malware manually or by using a malware removal plugin. We’ll cover both methods in this guide so you can decide which one you want to go…

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How to use Rocky Linux as a Docker container image

The creator of Rocky Linux has made the distribution available as a Docker image. Jack Wallen shows you how to get it, deploy it and modify it. Rocky Linux has emerged as one of the top contenders to replace CentOS for many businesses. And for most, that server-centric Linux distribution will be deployed mostly on bare metal or as a virtual machine.

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