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What Is RansomCloud, And How Do You Protect Yourself?

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RansomCloud is ransomware designed to infiltrate and encrypt cloud storage. Responsibility for the security of your data isn’t as straightforward as you might think. We tell you what you need to know.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/14472/what-is-ransomcloud-and-how-do-you-protect-yourself/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave McKay

The 9 Best Face Swap Apps for Your Phone

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Face swapping apps have taken the virtual world by storm and understandably so, because such apps can be extremely fun even, if they sometimes veer toward the unsettling. If you’re curious to experiment with such apps yourself, read on, as we have you covered with a list of some of the best face swapping apps for Android and iOS.

Are Face Swapping Apps Safe?

Face swap apps might be tons of fun, but are they safe? Following the Russian app FaceApp’s meteoric surge in popularity in recent years (first with its aging filter, then the gender-swapping one), questions regarding what the app was doing with all the information it collected quickly surfaced. Moreover, people wanted to know who had access to all the data and how could their personal information be deleted?

Concerns were raised that the Russian application may be using the uploaded images to train facial recognition AI. Yaroslav Goncharov, FaceApp’s CEO, defended his app, saying the app only uploads photos that were selected by a user for editing, but most of these images are deleted from the servers within 48 hours. He also denied… Read more14793896.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Alexandra Arici

New iOS 15 Feature Is Deleting User Photos from iCloud

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New versions of an operating system are always a big deal. They’re highly anticipated so that you can check out all the new features – features that are supposed to help you. But sometimes these photos don’t end up helping as much as they should. Sometimes they even do more harm than good. This is the case with iOS 15 that was just released last month. A new iOS 15 feature that saves photos sent to you through iMessage does so, but if you delete the message thread that sent the photos, the photos get deleted from iCloud.

Deleting an iOS 15 iMessage Thread Deletes Saved Photos from iCloud

It’s such a great feature – in theory. You don’t need to manually save your photos from your text messages, as iOS 15 will automatically save them to your iCloud. However, if you delete the iMessage thread in iOS 15 that sent the photos, later when an iCloud Backup is performed, the photos will be deleted from iCloud.

Unfortunately, your iCloud photos are removed after you delete a message thread, even if you manually save the photos. It’s not only… Read more14791579.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Laura Tucker

How to Make an Image Transparent in Google Slides

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If you want to put text in front of an image in Google Slides, you may want to increase the transparency of that image to make the text easier to read. You can do it in just a few clicks.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/749816/how-to-make-an-image-transparent-in-google-slides/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Marshall Gunnell

Windows 11’s App Store Will Actually Be Useful

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Windows 10 is a great operating system, but its store is incredibly limiting. That looks to be changing in Windows 11, as Microsoft is letting more types of apps on the Microsoft Store. That means you’ll find the things you want on it, which is what an app store should be all about.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/759224/windows-11s-app-store-will-actually-be-useful/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave LeClair

How to Roll Back the Kernel in Linux

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If your Linux PC suddenly has issues after an update to your system, it’s possible a Linux kernel update is at fault. Fortunately, rolling back or switching to another kernel is relatively easy to do on Debian, Arch, and Fedora systems. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/740797/how-to-roll-back-the-kernel-in-linux/
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Microsoft Just Leaked Windows 11’s New Media Player

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Microsoft recently held a Windows Insider webcast, and the company accidentally showed off a new app called “Media Player,” which was first spotted by Windows Latest. It could replace the current Windows Media Player, the Movies & TV app, or even both.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/758474/microsoft-just-leaked-windows-11s-new-media-player/
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Windows 10’s August 2021 Optional Updates Are Boring

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Microsoft has a bunch of optional updates for your Windows 10 computer. You don’t need to download them, but if you like keeping your PC as current as possible, you may want to download these.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/751890/windows-10s-august-2021-optional-updates-are-boring/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave LeClair

5 of the Best Password Managers for Linux

password-manager-featured.jpg Password manager is the best if you want to use strong and hard to crack passwords for your various accounts and you don’t want to remember each and every one of them. And if you are also a Linux user, there are plenty of password managers you can use too. Here are some of the best password managers for Linux. What Is a Password Manager? Password managers are tools that make it easy for you to generate strong and unique passwords and securely store them in one place. You only need to remember a master password to unlock… Read more14688829.gif

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