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What Windows 10's 'Privacy Nightmare' Settings Actually Do

Windows 10 has some handy new features, but if you believe the rest of the internet, it also comes with features that eviscerate any semblance of privacy. Let’s take a closer look at what each of these settings actually do — and which ones are actually a privacy problem.


Samsung And Nexus Devices Will Now Get Monthly Security Updates

Last week, a pretty nasty Android security vulnerability was discovered, leaving most folks wondering if their devices would ever get fixed. Now, Google and Samsung have announced a new program that will roll out security updates every month.


Security Alert: New Android Flaw Can Brick Your Smartphone

There’s yet another Android flaw to contend with following the Stagefright Bug. This one can totally brick an Android phone, and as yet, there’s no fix.


Make Your Own Push Stick For The Ultimate In Table Saw Safety

Push sticks are a must for table saw safety. They keep your hands and fingers off the wood to be cut, and away from the spinning blade. You can make your own push stick that will hold your material in place and perform better than any store-bought one.


Pwd.sh Is A Command-Line Only, GPG-Encrypted Password Manager

If your work keeps you at the command line, or you just prefer terminal windows to heavier apps, pwd.sh gives you a way to manage your passwords in a secure, encrypted local container. Of course, it’s only accessible via the command line.


Security Alert: Stagefright Bug Affects Almost Every Android Phone

A bug in Android media playback engine has opened up a very nasty security hole for most of the world’s Android devices. Now it’s up to vendors and telcos to patch it.


Uh Oh: Ashley Madison Hacked, Info Stolen For 37 Million Accounts

You won’t find Ashley Madison on any collections of Lifehacker recommendations (except maybe for Evil Week). However, the site aimed at helping people in existing relationships have an affair has been hacked, with 37 million users’ data stolen. Worse yet, that data’s currently being held for ransom.


How To Survive A Browser Hijack

Browser hijacking is fast-becoming an all-too-common scenario. But how do you know if it’s happened to you? Maybe your browser is behaving oddly or perhaps your homepage is suddenly different (and you’ve never seen the website before). If you ever find yourself in this alarming scenario, these tips will help you to remove the threat.


Google Chrome Steps Up Its Malware Detection

Google’s Chrome browser is about to get even more noisy in its quest to keep your computer malware-free.


Twitter Adds A Feature To Monitor Devices Connected To Your Account

Twitter released a new data dashboard tool today that allows you to see login activity to help ensure no extra devices are connected to your account. When you head to the Twitter data dashboard, you’ll now see a list of login activity.


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