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Steps to Report a Suspicious Website - The internet has made our lives much easier in countless ways, but unfortunately, it has also opened up new avenues for fraudulent activities. One such fraudulent activity is creating fake or phishing websites to steal sensitive information or trick people into paying for fake products or services....

Credential Stuffing Attacks - A credential stuffing attack is a type of cyber attack that uses a list of stolen login credentials to gain unauthorized access to multiple online accounts. The attacker obtains a list of usernames and passwords, often from a data breach, and then uses automation tools to try these credentials on different websites and services...

Popular Topics

Chit Chat Thread - Just a place to talk about whatever, stop by to say hello, goodbye or whatever is on your mind.

The Count Game (2023) - The count game is back for a new year and a new chance to run to the highest number!

Do you plan your life? - Do you plan your life in detail, or do you prefer not to make plans?

In The News

Introducing the Surface Thunderbolt 4 Dock: The Beginning of the End to the Surface Connect Port - Microsoft has taken the wraps off its new Surface Thunderbolt 4 Dock, a versatile device boasting an impressive array of ports for connecting various accessories and peripherals. The dock enables simultaneous connectivity to two 4K monitors at 60Hz and brings Thunderbolt 4 support to devices like the Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5, and Surface Laptop Studio....

Apple's Alleged USB-C Strategy: Potentially Not Just Anti-consumer, but Also Unlawful - Apple's rumored strategy to require certification for USB-C accessories to be fully compatible with the upcoming iPhone 15 has sparked tension with European regulators. A European Parliament member has accused the tech giant of trying to circumvent USB-C adoption rules...

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Steps to Report a Suspicious Website - The internet has made our lives much easier in countless ways, but unfortunately, it has also opened up new avenues for fraudulent activities. One such fraudulent activity is creating fake or phishing websites to steal sensitive information or trick people into paying for fake products or services....

Credential Stuffing Attacks - A credential stuffing attack is a type of cyber attack that uses a list of stolen login credentials to gain unauthorized access to multiple online accounts. The attacker obtains a list of usernames and passwords, often from a data breach, and then uses automation tools to try these credentials on different websites and services...

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Desktop vs Laptop - What do you prefer & why?

Chit Chat Thread - Just a place to talk about whatever, stop by to say hello, goodbye or whatever is on your mind.

17'' Laptop or 15'' Laptop - If money were to be not the problem for shopping, which one would you choose?

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WhatsApp's Privacy Power-Up: The Potential Arrival of Usernames - WhatsApp, the go-to messaging app for millions, is rumored to be laying the groundwork for a novel feature that will revolutionize user interactions - the introduction of usernames...

WhatsApp Liberates Users with Multi-Device Support and Enhanced Features - WhatsApp is breaking free from its constraints, unleashing a new era of communication freedom for its users. As of Tuesday, the messaging giant has begun rolling out an update allowing users to sign into their WhatsApp account on multiple smartphones, paving the way for seamless, encrypted chats across devices...

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Food & Drink Cost Calculator - Our dual food and drink cost-per-unit calculators are a useful online tool designed to help you determine the cost per unit of your food or drink items.

Gym Weight Plate Calculator - Our Weight Plate Calculator is a convenient and easy-to-use tool designed to help weightlifters determine the necessary plates needed to reach their desired barbell weight. Whether you're performing squats, deadlifts, bench presses, or any other barbell exercise, this tool simplifies the process of calculating the weights.

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Uncrowned Addiction - 1 year in - Celebrate with Nebulous on their first year with Uncrowned Addiction!

Chit Chat Thread - Once again the Chit Chat Thread holds itself on top of our popular topics! Join the fun!

Canada's Wildfires - As Canada continues to fight these tragic and massive wildfires, many parts of the world are feeling the indirect effects of the fire.

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Revolutionizing Web Design: Wix's New AI Site Generator - Wix, a website-building platform, is introducing an AI Site Generator that allows users to create unique websites by simply inputting descriptions and responding to prompts. This feature uses AI models like ChatGPT and DALL-E, along with Wix's proprietary tools, to generate a website including design, text, and images. Despite the automated process, users still have control to customize their sites using the Wix Editor. For content moderation and copyright issues, Wix plans to use OpenAI's moderation and makes users responsible for verifying chatbot-created content before publication.

Bandai Reveals Unreal Engine 5-Powered Gundam Mini-Series at 2023 Anime Expo - Bandai has announced a new six-episode miniseries, "Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance," during the 2023 Anime Expo. Uniquely, the series will be created entirely using Epic Games' Unreal Engine 5. The narrative follows Zaku pilot Iria Sorari from the Zeon army, set in the Universal Century timeline. The series is heavily inspired by "Mobile Suit Gundam: Thunderbolt" and "Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team." With no official release date yet, the series will be available as an Original Net Animation.

Pixel Fold Goes Daringly DIY: Google Empowers Adventurous Owners With Repair Tools - Google is blazing a trail by offering official Pixel Fold repair parts through iFixit. For those daring enough, this initiative provides access to parts, tools, and guides for self-repair. In addition, Google offers walk-in or mail-in repairs for out-of-warranty Pixel Fold devices and an extended warranty option for extra protection. Google stands out as the first company to encourage self-repairs for a foldable phone, with parts including batteries, charging assemblies, and displays.

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Is That Facebook Account Hacked? Signs of Scam Activity to Watch For - Understanding how to spot compromised accounts can not only help protect your information but also helps prevent the spread of online scams. Always exercise caution and encourage others to do the same.

PassKeys - PassKeys are security credentials, similar to passwords, used for authenticating users in a secure network or system. They are typically stronger than passwords and are generated by algorithms, making them more difficult to guess or crack. They can take the form of a series of letters, numbers, and symbols.

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If money didn't exist - If money did not exist and you could have any job in the world, what would you do?

Hypothetical Scenario - Should the West Retaliate if Russia Uses a Nuclear Strike on Ukraine? - What if Russia were to use a nuclear strike on Ukraine? Should the Western nations retaliate, potentially triggering a global nuclear conflict with catastrophic consequences?

What is your phone battery at? - A classic forum game has been a popular topic as of late, check it out!

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Enhancing Brand Visibility: Meta’s New Verified Business Feature - Meta is expanding its "Meta Verified" subscription service to businesses on Instagram, Facebook, and eventually WhatsApp, allowing them to stand out and build customer confidence through a verified badge and enhanced visibility features. The service includes proactive impersonation monitoring, account support, and unique discovery features. It's available for a monthly subscription starting at $21.99 USD per app or $34.99 USD for both Instagram and Facebook, with testing for WhatsApp to follow. The service is designed to validate business authenticity and protect brand identity through a multi-step verification process.

Nest Hub Max Gets a Downgrade: Google Meet and Zoom to be Removed - Google has announced that its Nest Hub Max smart display will no longer support Google Meet and Zoom video conferencing starting at the end of September 2023. While the device will still support 1:1 and group video calls through Google Meet, the decision marks a significant feature rollback for a device originally promoted for its video conferencing capabilities. The future of the Nest Hub Max is now in question as Google continues to distance itself from smart displays.

Enhanced iCloud+ Plans Unveiled: More Space, More Features - Apple has introduced two new iCloud+ plans offering 6TB and 12TB of storage for $29.99 and $59.99 per month, respectively. These plans are designed to complement the high-resolution capabilities of the iPhone 15 series. iCloud+ now comes with premium features like Private Relay for secure browsing, Hide My Email, HomeKit Secure Video, custom email domains, and Family Sharing for up to six people.



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The 'Free Today' Trap: How Online Sellers Dupe Unsuspecting Shoppers - The internet offers countless opportunities for genuine deals and discounts. However, not all that glitters is gold. Among the many legitimate deals online are schemes designed to lure in unsuspecting customers. One such deceptive practice is the "Free Today" scam, which promises high-value products for free but conceals the real costs elsewhere.

Is That Facebook Account Hacked? Signs of Scam Activity to Watch For - Understanding how to spot compromised accounts can not only help protect your information but also helps prevent the spread of online scams. Always exercise caution and encourage others to do the same.

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Hypothetical Scenario - Should the West Retaliate if Russia Uses a Nuclear Strike on Ukraine? - What if Russia were to use a nuclear strike on Ukraine? Should the Western nations retaliate, potentially triggering a global nuclear conflict with catastrophic consequences?

Social Platforms Move Towards Paid Subscription Models: Necessity or Cash Grab? - In a major shift for the social media landscape, major platforms including X (formerly known as Twitter), Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok are exploring or rolling out paid subscription models. While Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok seem to be focusing on ad-free experiences, X has taken a bolder step by proposing a fully paid access plan. Behind these changes, some analysts point to the European Union's rigorous stance on user data rights, which has possibly made the traditional, data-driven, ad-supported model less tenable. But what does this mean for users worldwide?

The Count Game (2023) - We already beat last year's total. Let's keep it growing!

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Unlocking Cosmic Mysteries: Bennu Sample Offers New Perspectives on the Solar System's Past - NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission successfully retrieved a sample from asteroid Bennu, containing water and carbon, offering unprecedented insights into the solar system's origins and potentially the genesis of life on Earth. The sample's return marks the climax of a seven-year mission, with findings highlighting the crucial role of asteroids in seeding life's building blocks on our planet.

Sustainability Win: Right to Repair Act Targets E-Waste Reduction in California - California enacts a transformative Right to Repair Act, set for implementation in 2024, demanding manufacturers provide essential repair resources for electronic devices. While it excludes certain items like game consoles, the move marks significant progress in consumer rights and environmental responsibility, potentially influencing national policy due to California's tech-centric economy.

Endless Anime: Crunchyroll's Free Channel Brings Classics to the Forefront - Crunchyroll heightens anime accessibility in the U.S. by introducing a free, 24-hour channel, set to feature an array of classic anime shows in English. This initiative, distinct from its subscription service, marks a significant expansion in the anime sphere, supported by major platforms like LG Channels, the Roku Channel, Vizio WatchFree+, and Amazon’s Freevee.



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What is RCS Texting - RCS (Rich Communication Services) texting is a modern communication protocol designed to enhance traditional SMS (Short Message Service) messaging with a host of new features. It's often referred to as the next generation of SMS, aiming to provide a more dynamic and interactive experience similar to what you'd find in instant messaging apps.

RCS Texting vs. iMessage - In the world of instant messaging, RCS (Rich Communication Services) texting and Apple's iMessage are significant players. While iMessage is exclusive to Apple devices, RCS aims to be the next-generation SMS for Android. Let's compare these two services to understand their differences and features.

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Hulk Smash! - The Hulk asked for a Q&A, and it has taken off in popularity!

Prayer in Public School - The topic of prayer in public schools is a complex one, particularly in the context of the United States Constitution. While a moment of silence for individuals of any faith may align with constitutional principles, focusing specifically on the Christian God does not, as it can be seen as a violation of the separation of church and state.

What Operating System Do You Use? - Whether you're a steadfast Windows user, a dedicated Mac aficionado, a passionate Linux devotee, or exploring something different, we want to hear from you! This conversation is not just about preference, but also about the unique reasons behind your choice. Do you prioritize ease of use, customization, security, or something else entirely?

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Messenger's Security Upgrade: Default End-to-End Encryption by Meta - Meta has initiated the rollout of default end-to-end encryption in Facebook Messenger, enhancing user privacy. This significant update, which will gradually reach over a billion users, marks a transition from optional to default encryption for individual chats and calls, with a full implementation expected to take several months. The update also introduces new features such as message editing and disappearing messages, while retaining popular existing functionalities. This move towards enhanced encryption signifies a major shift in privacy standards for Messenger, but it may present challenges for regulatory authorities. Meta's commitment to user privacy is further emphasized with the publication of detailed papers on its cryptographic approach, including the Labyrinth protocol.

Surveillance Alert: Apple Confirms Government Access to Push Notifications - Apple has recently disclosed that foreign governments have been conducting surveillance on push notifications, a practice previously restricted from public disclosure by the U.S. federal government. This surveillance, impacting both iPhone and Android users, was brought to light by Senator Ron Wyden and involves governments compelling companies like Apple and Google to hand over push notification data. With this practice now public, Apple will include such government requests in their transparency reports, offering insights into the scale and nature of these requests. This disclosure marks a significant move in Apple’s commitment to transparency and highlights the ongoing privacy concerns in digital communication.

YouTube Unveils 'Pause' Feature: Enhancing Comment Moderation for Creators - YouTube has rolled out a significant update to its comment moderation tools, introducing a 'Pause' feature that allows creators to temporarily stop new comments on their videos. This tool is designed to give creators more control over their content by halting the influx of new comments while keeping the existing ones visible. The new feature is aimed at helping creators manage their comments section more effectively, especially when it becomes challenging to keep up with the volume of incoming comments. This moderation option offers a middle ground between manually reviewing every comment and completely disabling the comments section.



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