MakeUseOf: How to Easily Create Cool Videos on Windows With Microsoft’s Clipchamp. “Videos are perhaps the most popular choice of media for almost everything today. You can find them in social media posts, on YouTube, in promos, and they’re even used for winning over clients. And though creating professional-looking videos might seem complex to you, it’s a breeze with an easy video editor like Clipchamp. Microsoft recently acquired the popular Clipchamp video editor, and it’s now available as a desktop app on the Microsoft Store on your Windows 10 or 11 PC. So let’s explore how we can easily create cool videos with Clipchamp.”
BetaNews: Microsoft releases KB5005565 and KB5005566 Windows 10 updates to fix PowerShell bug and more
BetaNews: Microsoft releases KB5005565 and KB5005566 Windows 10 updates to fix PowerShell bug and more . “With another Patch Tuesday rolling around, Microsoft has released a pair of new updates for Windows 10 — KB5005565 and KB5005566. Serving the same purpose, KB5005566 is available for Windows 10 version 1909, and KB5005565 is available for Windows 10 versions 2004, 20H2 and 21H1. These cumulative updates include security fixes, so they are important to install, but they also address non-security bugs including one affecting PowerShell.”
ZDNet: What’s the fastest Windows 10 web browser in 2021?. “The most important program on your PC is your web browser. Oh sure, your bread and butter work may be on QuickBooks, Photoshop, or Premiere Pro, but where do you find information or exchange emails? Answer: Your web browser. Heck, Google has proven that all you really need to do most work is the Chrome web browser on a Chromebook. And, Microsoft wants you to move to the web-based Windows 365 Cloud PC. And, what do you need to get the most from your web browser? Speed, speed, and still more speed.”
BetaNews: Security: plug in a Razer mouse or keyboard and gain admin privileges in Windows 10. “A worrying security flaw has been discovered in Razer Synapse software which can be exploited to gain administrator privileges in Windows 10. What is particularly concerning about this vulnerability — aside from the fact that there is no patch available yet — is that exploitation is possible by simply plugging in a Razer mouse, keyboard or dongle.” Of course this also means that an attacker also has to have physical access, but GEEZ.
Bleeping Computer: Microsoft shares workaround for Windows 10 SeriousSAM vulnerability. “Microsoft has shared a workaround for a Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability (dubbed SeriousSAM) that can let attackers gain admin rights on vulnerable systems and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. As BleepingComputer previously reported, a local elevation of privilege bug found in recently released Windows versions allows users with low privileges to access sensitive Registry database files.”
BetaNews: Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 11 OS leaks in full online, revealing a centered taskbar and Start menu, rounded corners, and widgets!
BetaNews: Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 11 OS leaks in full online, revealing a centered taskbar and Start menu, rounded corners, and widgets! . “Towards the end of the month, Microsoft is set to reveal the future of Windows. We already reported last week that Windows 10 is coming to an end, and its replacement might be Windows 11, or possibly Windows Sun Valley. Earlier today, some screenshots from the new OS appeared at Baidu, and then an iSO of the full operating system leaked on the web, confirming that it is indeed called Windows 11.”
Engadget: FaceTime is coming to PC and Android via a web app. “When iOS 15 arrives later this year, it will come with some significant upgrades to FaceTime. Apple’s Craig Federighi previewed those changes during WWDC 2021. One of the biggest tweaks is that Facetime will work with Android and Windows 10 PCs thanks to new shareable links Apple will let you send to your friends and family.”