Always be wary of software which seems to be too good to be true. It may well be trying to make money at your expense.
Bitcoin is in the news again…
"Adam Kujawa, a malware researcher at the firm, has described how browser toolbars and search add-ons may not only try to earn money and irritate you by displaying adverts, but might also be silently installing a Bitcoin miner onto your PC."
Bitcoin mining is extremely CPU/resource intensive. It’s NOT something you want your computer doing without your knowledge and consent.
LastPass is an online password manager and form filler that makes web browsing easier and more secure.
LastPass users: If you found your browser was locking up, hanging, or LastPass was trying to signin incorrectly, you might consider changing back to “version 2.x mode”, via the page linked. I found #LastPass v3.0 especially flaky with Mozilla Firefox and it made it all but impossible to use Facebook. Once I rolled back to v2.0 behavior, the browser hanging went away.
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust
At the risk of sounding corny, I’m grateful to all of you for following this page! Thank you, and have a wonderful week!
Microsoft to patch actively-exploited zero-day flaw on Tuesday has a fix already prepped, for an attack that has seen malwareload directly into computers’ memory, bypassing the hard drive. Sent by gReader