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Lance Whitney


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Recent articles by Lance:

How phishing-as-a-service operations pose a threat to organizations

Attackers can easily buy, deploy and scale phishing campaigns to steal credentials and other sensitive data, says Microsoft. → Read More

Giving Windows 11 a Try? How to Set Up and Customize Your Installation

The Windows 11 setup process is similar to that of Windows 10, but there are a few surprises when it comes to account access, privacy, security, and other features. → Read More

Ransomware now accounts for 69% of all attacks that use malware

The most common targets of ransomware in the second quarter of 2021 were governmental, medical and industrial companies along with scientific and educational institutions, says Positive Technologies. → Read More

How privacy and security challenges may cause people to abandon your website

More than half of consumers surveyed by Ping Identity said they ditched an online service when logging in proved too frustrating. → Read More

Bitdefender offers free decryptor for REvil ransomware victims

The free decryption tool will help victims restore their encrypted files from attacks made before July 13, 2021, says Bitdefender. → Read More

Getting Rid of Your Junk? The Best Websites for Buying and Selling Locally

Need to buy something that can't be shipped through conventional means? Want to sell an item in your local community? Sites like Facebook Marketplace, OfferUp, and VarageSale can help. → Read More

How to Create Playlists for Your iPhone or iPad

Want to bring all your favorite songs together in one place? You can cook up playlists for your favorite music and podcasts in iTunes, on your Mac, and on your iPhone or iPad. → Read More

You can now eliminate the password for your Microsoft account

By using an alternative means of authentication, you can now go passwordless on your Microsoft account. → Read More

How to protect your on-premises databases from security vulnerabilities

One out of every two on-premises databases has at least one vulnerability, according to a study from Imperva Research Labs. → Read More

iPhone 13's best features for business pros

Though an incremental upgrade from last year's iPhone 12, the iPhone 13 offers a beefier processor, improvements to the camera, better battery life and greater storage. → Read More

Grammarly's new SDK helps developers build grammar checkers into their own apps

With the Grammarly Software Developers Kit, developers can integrate real-time writing assistance into their apps with a few lines of code. → Read More

How to Dual Boot Windows 10 and Windows 11

Want to try out Windows 11 but don’t have a spare PC? You can dual-boot Microsoft's new operating system on your existing Windows 10 machine and switch between them. → Read More

How to Run Windows 11 in a Virtual Machine

You can install Windows 11 as a virtual machine using the free VMware Workstation Player or Oracle VM VirtualBox. → Read More

Apple releases emergency patch to protect all devices against Pegasus spyware

Designed to combat zero-day flaws exploited in Apple's operating systems, the patch applies to the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac. → Read More

Apple releases emergency patch to protect all devices against Pegasus spyware

Designed to combat zero-day flaws exploited in Apple's operating systems, the patch applies to the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac. → Read More

5 ways to better prepare your organization for a ransomware attack

Most executives cite ransomware as their biggest security concern but few have run simulated attacks to prepare, says Deloitte. → Read More

Phony COVID-19 vaccine card prices double following Biden mandate announcement

Dark Web prices for fake COVID-19 vaccination cards shot up from $100 to $200 almost immediately after the U.S. president announced new mandates, says Check Point Research. → Read More

Essential Keyboard Shortcuts Every Mac User Should Know

Sometimes a keyboard shortcut is the quickest way to run a command, open an app, or access a feature in macOS. Here’s a guide to the best shortcuts for Apple Macs. → Read More

Samsung launches new Galaxy Book and Galaxy Book Pro laptops for business users

Equipped with Windows 10 Pro, the new laptops offer Intel Evo-certified 11th gen core processors, Super AMOLED displays, Wi-Fi 6 and a rated 20 or 21 hours of battery life. → Read More

How to set up two-step verification for your Google account

Two-step verification can better secure and safeguard your account. Here's how to set it up. → Read More