Microsoft, the current owner of Skype internet telephone service, was recently caught listening to ordinary people’s phone conversations conducted on Skype.
Programming languages are tools for creating computer applications and services. If you need a hammer, you use a hammer for a job. It sounds simple, but there are many programmers who are devoted to a language they love. They may even Read >
The reason why I won’t let WordPress automatically update the core software, plugins and themes is this: it is practically impossible to ensure the new version works together with thousands of possible system configuration combinations on the server.
Years ago, when Read >
Search engine DuckDuckGo has been around for quite some time (since 2008) but only recently a significant change in internet users’ attitudes has started to drive people to other search engines than Google. Privacy-respecting search engines are on the rise. Read >
Ransomware is a relatively new type of online crime where criminals remotely hijack a computer, and demand ransom to return the computer to the owner. The scheme usually works so that criminals, located wherever they have internet access, manage to install Read >
I’m not 100% sure, but because I have been in similar situation with other Google products before, I think that AdSense doesn’t like the fact that I travel for work. During the last four weeks, Google AdSense advertising service has Read >
Open source cloud server Nextcloud development team has released version 17 of the software. We decided to upgrade our Nextcloud 16 system to version 17, and document the required steps while doing it. Here is a guide you can follow if Read >
This how-to guide covers the manual installation and configuration of Nextcloud 17 software so that you can run its out-of-the-box functionality. You can add more functionality, like cache, extra security, and applications after the basic installation is up and running. Nextcloud Read >
Many people who understand the importance of digital security and privacy have been longing for mobile devices that don’t leak their data to large corporations and advertisers. As it happens, during the second half of 2019, two very different privacy-focused mobile Read >
Awstats is a web traffic analytics software package that collects statistical data about visitors of a web site. It inserts data into a database so that it is easy to view historical statistics and compare it to today’s numbers. A Read >