3aIT Blog

Another month, another thing to add to the list of threats to be aware of when browsing around online. This time, researchers have found a greatly increased prevalence of what is being called "MalVirts" when searching for popular software downloads using Google. So, what is a MalVert?

There's been a low-level murmur that passwords will be a thing of the past for some time now. Yet still, we dutifully create (and forget) increasingly complex strings with the looming threat of our entire online identities being stolen if someone guesses it. At last, those days may be numbered.

Google have announced changes coming to all Google Drive users in a recent blog. This may or may not be big news for you depending on what you use Google Drive for. In certain circumstances you may find files that you're trying to share or trying to download have been locked.

In "barely noticable but quite important" news, users of Google's Chrome brower will be familar with the padlock icon that displays next to a website address when it's using a secure connection. This will not be the case soon. We explain what will be changing and why in this blog.

As anyone that has tried to use their WhatsApp account on a device other than the actual mobile phone it is registered to will already know, trying to use that account on other devices can be fiddly and requires the phone to always be on and in range. This won't be the case for much longer...

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