If you're one of those people who constantly dips into a text editor to work with snippets of text — notes, lists, quotes, URLs, and so on — you'll love Tyke. A free app by Andre Torrez, it lives in the MacOS menu bar and replaces those barely-used editor windows cluttering desktop and dock. The Susan Kare-esque icon is maybe my favorite thing about it, suggesting a missing feature of Macs going back decades.
"The tactic, which experts in mobile-phone security said was concealed through an unusual added layer of encryption, appears to have violated Google policies" READ THE REST
The United Nations announced its app 1point5 to help people social distance this week. Motherboard reporter Joseph Cox took a close look at the app, and found that "doesn't perform the most basic of tasks." READ THE REST
The suddenly popular videoconferencing app Zoom has issued a patch for a vulnerability in its Windows client that allowed attackers to steal the user's Windows login credentials from malicious chat links. Hi @zoom_us & @NCSC – here is an example of exploiting the Zoom Windows client using UNC path injection to expose credentials for use… READ THE REST
You probably think you're pretty clever. You've been rocking the same Gmail account login since your freshman year of college — and it's still just as safe as the day you created the password. Hey, if "football" was good enough to get you through freshman year, it'll serve you well into 2021 and beyond, right?… READ THE REST
Consider this — are you someone who would want a full-sized pinball machine in your home? If you were a kid who spent more than 10 minutes in an arcade, a bowling alley, a family fun center, or a similar location during the 80s, 90s, or 00s, the answer from that kid is likely an… READ THE REST
If you include video in social media posts for your business, you'll see a 66 percent boost in serious engagement. Your brand awareness will be up over 50 percent. And an overwhelming 93 percent of marketers confirm that video on a social media post has resulted in a new customer. While the numbers are compelling,… READ THE REST