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Twitter Super Follow borrows OnlyFans strategy to charge for tweets

Twitter is preparing to launch paid tweets, with a new Super Follow system which will work a little like Patreon or OnlyFans. Announced during the company’s investors presentation, Super Follow will offer a new way for those with followings on Twitter to monetize that audience, with everything from exclusive content to special badging. Twitter has long talked about – and, … Continue reading

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Twitter teases new features for groups, tipping and ‘super follows’

25caeb20-7795-11eb-addb-a04b232c53e7Twitter plans to start testing several new features that could dramatically change how its users interact on its platform. During its analyst day presentation, the company previewed a number of new features, including communities, tipping and an acco…

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Newer Samsung Galaxy Devices Now Get Four Years of Security Updates

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These days, there are more similarities between iOS and Android than differences, and which you go with really does come down to personal preference. But one advantage Apple devices do enjoy is a longer update lifespan. Android has always lagged, but for Samsung devices, that’s getting a little better. The company is now promising select devices made since 2019 will get four years of security updates.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/71710/newer-samsung-galaxy-devices-now-get-four-years-of-security-updates/
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FBI urges government and private companies to update Windows OS after Oldsmar water hack

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The FBI urged government agencies and private companies to update their Windows operating systems last week in light of the Oldsmar water hack.

What happened: Investigators have been searching for the person who gained remote access to the control and data systems at the Oldsmar drinking water treatment facility on Feb. 5 and attempted to dangerously increase the amount of lye.


Investigators suspect a desktop-sharing software was likely used to access the system, which was running on Windows 7 with every person using the same password.

Three easy recommendations from the feds (useful even if you’re not in charge of vital public infrastructure):

  1. Update to the latest version of your operating system.
  2. Use multiple-factor authentication.
  3. Use strong passwords to protect Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) credentials.

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) asked DeSantis on Friday that Florida’s cybersecurity be discussed at the state’s next cabinet meeting.

  • Since 2013, Florida has faced the fourth-most local government cyberattacks of any state, Fried wrote.
  • She said the median cost of cyber breaches is as high as $1.8 million.

This story first appeared in the Axios Tampa Bay newsletter, designed to help readers get smarter, faster on the most consequential news unfolding in their own backyard.

Source: https://www.axios.com/oldsmar-water-hack-windows-5fa996ae-5079-4436-89a2-ef2eb9c95b7e.html
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Samsung extends regular phone security updates to four years

d57dd620-751c-11eb-8def-84ddfa135e2cSamsung has increasingly leaned on extended software updates as a selling point, and that now includes security patches. The company has committed to providing regular security updates for “at least” four years after a phone or tablet’s…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/samsung-four-years-security-updates-152303907.html
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Nikon’s latest Z6 II camera firmware unlocks 4K 60 fps recording

7ad56560-71ef-11eb-bccf-4ef7d2f4f963Nikon has released firmware updates for it latest full-frame Z6 II and Z7 II that should improve eye-tracking autofocus and video performance for the Z6 II. The key feature that applies to both cameras is improved human eye-tracking performance when…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/nikons-latest-z-6-ii-firmware-unlocks-4-k-60-fps-recording-110552464.html
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Microsoft Confirms 21H1 Windows 10 Update

21H1-Windows-10-Update-Featured.jpg With many of us spend much of our day on our computers and devices, updates can be exciting. Unfortunately, it seems the upcoming 21H1 Windows 10 update will be a minor one. However, it’s believed it’s setting up for the fall update to be its biggest in years. 21H1 Windows 10 Update Windows Hardware Certification published a blog post where it confirmed the first major Windows 10 update for 2021, 21H1. It’s set to be released this spring. The Windows Insider team hasn’t mentioned anything yet about 21H1. This is the team that releases Windows… Read more14290582.gif

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MacOS Big Sur update squashes annoying bug leading to installation failure

Apple has released an updated macOS Big Sur installer bringing the software to version 11.2.1. This version of the installer can correctly check for available free disk space to prevent errors during the installation process. The update is a patch for a critical bug in previous installers for Big Sur that could result in installation failure and data loss. The … Continue reading

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Update Your Windows 10 Device Now to Patch a Critical Vulnerability

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Windows updates are important but annoying, so it’s often tempting to put them off. But the latest update is not one you want to postpone. Microsoft released a patch that fixes an error that can crash your system by connecting to a malformed file path. In theory, a hacker could have used the glitch to crash your PC just by opening a folder.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/70657/update-your-windows-10-device-now-to-patch-a-critical-vulnerability/
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