Mailstore Home 11 offers more robust protection for your email, speeds up archive searches dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-19 20:41:27

German email back-up company MailStore Software GmbH has released MailStore Home 11.0 for PCs running Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. The tool makes it easy to create archives and backups of POP3, IMAP and internet mailboxes, including Gmail and Yahoo! The program, which also works with Outlook, Thunderbird and the now-depreciated Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail, gains a faster archive search tool with...

Honeypot project reveals attackers are turning to automation dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-18 17:22:19

Most businesses are seeking to automate the more tedious aspects of their operations and some new research from security analytics platform Cybereason reveals that hackers are no exception. The company set up a honeypot system masquerading as a financial services company and introduced security flaws in several stages. First usernames and passwords for Remote Desktop Services were released to...

Weibo bans gay content as part of 'clean-up' dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-14 09:46:44

Chinese microblogging service Sina Weibo has begun the process of removing gay content from its platform in order to comply with new laws. Violent and pornographic content is also subject to blocking or removal, and a lot of fan fiction has fallen victim. Weibo -- comparable to Twitter -- has 392 million active monthly users, and a three-month campaign is now underway to help create what the...

System76 becomes GNOME Foundation Advisory Board member dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-11 20:44:14

System76 has long been a huge champion of both Linux and open source. If you aren't familiar, the company sells premium computers running the Ubuntu operating system. Recently, the company decided to create its own Ubuntu-based distro called "Pop!_OS" which uses the GNOME desktop environment. Today, the Denver, Colorado-based System76 takes its commitment to GNOME even further by becoming a...

Nomad 100W USB-C Cable [Review] dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-07 16:24:19

No matter the product, a manufacturer should take pride in what it produces. In a world where technology is largely disposable, it is appreciated when a company creates something that is designed to last. If you go on Amazon these days, and you look to buy, say, a cable, you will be presented with countless unrecognizable brands with inexpensive low-quality offerings. And yeah, saving money is...

Facebook launches bulk app removal tool in response to privacy concerns dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-03 19:50:09

Facebook has long been embroiled in controversies about privacy, but things have been particularly bad in recent weeks. The Cambridge Analytica scandal has put the spotlight firmly on privacy on the social network and -- having already made its privacy tools more accessible -- Facebook has now created a tool to quickly remove apps from profiles in bulk. It's a very simple idea, but one that will...

The best and worst rated countries for internet surveillance dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-02 18:05:00

We all know that some countries censor their citizens' access to the internet. But which are the most intrusive when it comes to online surveillance? Consumer security site Security Baron has created an infographic showing the best and worst, along with those named by Reporters Without Borders as, 'enemies of the internet'. There are many results you might expect, China, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia...

Net neutrality repeal -- how will IT networks be impacted? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-04-02 17:12:35

With Net neutrality in the midst of upheaval, there are significant changes afoot for both businesses and consumers in terms of internet access and control. New rules are expected to create differing service categories, allowing ISPs to prioritize access and bandwidth for certain customers. This will undoubtedly create confusion in the market leaving IT executives to make adjustments based on any...

NirSoft launches a software Easter Egg challenge -- can you track down 10 new programs on the site? dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-29 19:07:32

Prolific software developer Nir Sofer has created 10 more new tools, but they aren’t currently linked to on his site, or anywhere else. They are somewhere on the NirSoft site, but finding them won’t be easy. Do you have what it takes? Sofer explains that in order to find these new tools, "you need to have some programming knowledge, understanding of Web technology, and other skills." If you...

Logitech Crayon and Rugged Combo 2 enhance the iPad (2018) experience dans Informatique / Multimedia
BetaNews 2018-03-27 20:17:37

Today is a huge day for Apple fans — a new iPad! The company's latest tablet is extremely affordable at $329, and schools can get a $30 discount, bringing the price to just $299. What makes this low-cost education-focused iPad so special is its Apple Pencil support -- something that was previously limited to "Pro" iPad devices. The problem? The Apple Pencil is a bit too large for young students....