While I do most of my daily web work using Brave, I keep Vivaldi on hand if I want to perform web searches using Swisscows. Due to an apparent privacy and security restriction, I have not been able to access the Swisscows search engine when I am using Brave as my browser. This morning I did a quick web page lookup using Vivaldi. An hour or so later, I tried to run Vivaldi again from the Applications folder. Only this time, I encountered the familiar but disturbing overlay image on the app icon that indicated that my vintage (10.12) but still usable version of the macOS was not compatible. What to do?Continue reading
Posted by: Lucas Nolan | Breitbart
May 21, 2022
Researchers have developed a method to run malware on iPhones even when the devices appear to be powered off. The Bluetooth chip in all iPhones has no way to digitally sign or encrypt the firmware it runs, researchers have now developed a method to exploit the lack of security on the chip and run malicious firmware allowing the researchers to track the iPhone’s location or run new features.
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Recently, I was unable to complete an iOS 15 update to my iPhone, so I used the following tip to locate and delete the download file that took up over 5 gb of disk space.Continue reading