Firefox Has Turned 100: See What’s New (MakeUseOf)

MakeUseOf: Firefox Has Turned 100: See What’s New. “It’s been over a month since (March 2022) Google released Chrome 100, and now Mozilla has followed suit. Firefox 100 is finally here with some interesting new features and enhancements. The latest version of Firefox has been rolled out across Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS platforms.”

The Verge: After ‘protestware’ attacks, a Russian bank has advised clients to stop updating software

The Verge: After ‘protestware’ attacks, a Russian bank has advised clients to stop updating software. “In a recent announcement, the Russian bank Sber advised its customers to temporarily stop installing software updates to any applications out of concern that they could contain malicious code specifically targeted at Russian users, labeled by some as ‘protestware.’”

TechRepublic: US government orders federal agencies to patch 100s of vulnerabilities

TechRepublic: US government orders federal agencies to patch 100s of vulnerabilities. “In the latest effort to combat cybercrime and ransomware, federal agencies have been told to patch hundreds of known security vulnerabilities with due dates ranging from November 2021 to May 2022. In a directive issued on Wednesday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) ordered all federal and executive branch departments and agencies to patch a series of known exploited vulnerabilities as cataloged in a public website managed by CISA.”

BetaNews: Windows 10 update farce continues as Microsoft pulls the plug on problematic printing patch

BetaNews: Windows 10 update farce continues as Microsoft pulls the plug on problematic printing patch. “Over the last week or so, we have reported about printing problems that followed the release of March’s updates, and the subsequent string of patches that not only failed to fix things but, in many cases, actually made things worse. Now the fubar’d fix has been deemed so problematic that Microsoft has taken the decision to pull it.”

BetaNews: Microsoft reveals workaround for Windows 10 printing problems and blue screen issues

BetaNews: Microsoft reveals workaround for Windows 10 printing problems and blue screen issues. “This Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released cumulative updates for Windows 10 and there were numerous complaints about problems with printing after installing them. Users with various brands of printer found that printing failed as they experienced APC_INDEX_MISMATCH errors and blue screens. A few days ago, Microsoft confirmed that it was aware of the issue and was investigating; now the company has come up with a workaround.”

Beta News: Microsoft releases off-schedule KB5001028 update for Windows 10 to fix WPA3 flaw

BetaNews: Microsoft releases off-schedule KB5001028 update for Windows 10 to fix WPA3 flaw. “Just days after the regular update release date of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch to address a problem with WPA3 connections in Windows 10. The KB5001028 update is for Windows 10 version 1909, and it fixes a problem that caused blue screens and stop error 0x7E in nwifi.sys when using a WPA3 connection.”