What is a DNS server?
Networks servers
Domain Name System (DNS)

What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
12 Jan 2021
What is the dark web?
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web browser

What is the dark web?

We shine a light on the often unsavoury corners of the World Wide Web
5 Jan 2021
Adobe Flash Player is officially dead
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Software

Adobe Flash Player is officially dead

The software’s unprecedented capabilities shaped the way users interact with multimedia content
4 Jan 2021
Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp
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web browser

Google sets a date for Chrome extension privacy revamp

From January 18th, developers must be clear about how they're handling user data
10 Dec 2020
Cloudflare and Apple launch privacy-focused DNS protocol
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Domain Name System (DNS)

Cloudflare and Apple launch privacy-focused DNS protocol

Oblivious DNS-over-HTTPS safeguards users' browsing habits from third parties
9 Dec 2020
Google removes IAC Chrome extensions over 'deceptive' practices
The Chrome app on a mobile phone
web browser

Google removes IAC Chrome extensions over 'deceptive' practices

IAC says Google has used its dominant position to "reduce our browser business to the last small corner of the internet"
7 Dec 2020
Microsoft Teams no longer works on Internet Explorer
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Teams no longer works on Internet Explorer

Users of Microsoft's legacy browser will need to upgrade to Edge in order to use the web conferencing service
30 Nov 2020
Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until 2022
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Chromium

Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until 2022

The company says the COVID-19 pandemic has stalled some businesses' Windows 10 migration plans
23 Nov 2020
Mozilla opens public consultation for controversial DNS over HTTPs launch
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Domain Name System (DNS)

Mozilla opens public consultation for controversial DNS over HTTPs launch

Decision likely taken after recent backlash from ISPs and the UK government
19 Nov 2020
How to enable private browsing on any device
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privacy

How to enable private browsing on any device

Want to know how to surf the web privately on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android devices? Here's our private browsing guide
18 Nov 2020
Chrome 87 arrives with bolstered performance and security
The Chrome app on a mobile phone
Security

Chrome 87 arrives with bolstered performance and security

Final update of 2020 for Google's web browser will bring changes to search and open tabs
18 Nov 2020
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
HTTPS
web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
4 Nov 2020
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
Best browsers
web browser

Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
3 Nov 2020
Google Chrome is losing market share to Microsoft Edge
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web browser

Google Chrome is losing market share to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft fights back in a bid to regain browser crown
2 Nov 2020
Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview
web browser

Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview

The Chromium-based web browser is now supported on all major desktop and mobile operating systems
21 Oct 2020
Chromium browser updates are creating random debug.log files
Chromium

Chromium browser updates are creating random debug.log files

Fortunately, there’s a simple fix for the issue
19 Oct 2020
Google might be forced to sell its Chrome browser
Chrome browser logo
Policy & legislation

Google might be forced to sell its Chrome browser

The DoJ might order a breakup in order to reduce Google's power in the online search market
12 Oct 2020
Mozilla and Brave release one-click method for online privacy requests
web browser

Mozilla and Brave release one-click method for online privacy requests

Mozilla, Brave and other online privacy leaders have released a streamlined way to protect your privacy
7 Oct 2020
DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"
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Google Android

DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"

Search engine outfit says "pay-to-play" auction is only serving to strengthen Google's dominance
30 Sep 2020
8 of the most secure web browsers
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web browser

8 of the most secure web browsers

Protect your data by using a browser designed to put your privacy first
25 Sep 2020
6.5TB of Microsoft Bing user data potentially leaked online
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data protection

6.5TB of Microsoft Bing user data potentially leaked online

A server containing user data was left unprotected in the first week of September, researchers say
24 Sep 2020
Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month
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web browser

Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month

Preview version of the web browser aims to court developers and advanced users to Edge
23 Sep 2020
Firefox flaw let hackers hijack Android browser over Wi-Fi
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vulnerability

Firefox flaw let hackers hijack Android browser over Wi-Fi

Mozilla has rushed out a fix for the bug that bears resemblance to an RCE flaw
22 Sep 2020