Tag: coronavirus

Facebook will now show a warning before you share articles about COVID-19

Facebook’s latest attempt to help combat the spread of potentially harmful COVID-19 misinformation involves a new notification screen that will provide more context about an article or other link, like when… Read more »

Google helps users avoid covid-19 online security scams by a website

Google launched a new website on Wednesday, focused on avoiding covid-19 related security scams. With the rise in online security scams related to covid‑19 pandemic , this site aims to… Read more »

YouTube lowered its streaming quality to 480p in India due to COVID-19

YouTube has lowered its bandwidth utilization to prevent possible network traffic problems due to everyone staying home and using the internet more than usual as the  COVID-19 pandemic has taken… Read more »

BEWARE: Fake Covid-19 apps are spreading ransomware trojans

Web and mobile applications that track the spread of the Covid-19 virus outbreak are also loading ransomware trojans and trackers to snoop on users, according to cyber security firms. For… Read more »

Coronavirus tracker app, but locks your phone

The novel coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves across the world of tech. Companies are shutting down manufacturing plants, closing stores and cancelling events to limit the spread of the virus…. Read more »

Twitter makes work from home mandatory for employees

Twitter Inc. escalated its coronavirus response by mandating that all employees must work from home, having previously only recommended the practice. The San Francisco-based company has more than 35 offices around the… Read more »