Chrome could change compromised passwords for you automatically

No posts for a long time. Stupid pandemic. But there's also not been a lot of news in the tech world that I thought the Average Joe would find interesting. Found one today though. I use Chrome most of the time and I'm always getting the warning that passwords on some site had been compromised.…
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Microsoft Defender to start removing coercive “system cleaners”

Microsoft Defender to start removing coercive "system cleaners" Best news I've seen all day.  I see this kind of garbage software more than I do actual viruses.  They are snake oil:  offering much, providing little.  They claim to find hundreds or thousands of problems on the system but will only "fix" a few of them…
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Non-HTTPS Sites Labeled “Not Secure” by Chrome

Non-HTTPS Sites to be Labeled “Not Secure” by Chrome Here's the important part:  this only matters if it's a site where you'd enter any sort of a login or credit card information.  If "Joe's Blog" is not secure, there's no problem there because you're just there to read his pithy observations. Now, if you go…
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