Browsing – Abc Directory http://abcdirectory.org/ Wed, 18 May 2022 16:17:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://abcdirectory.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/icon-2022-01-26T213455.069-150x150.png Browsing – Abc Directory http://abcdirectory.org/ 32 32 Logged in but unable to access sites https://abcdirectory.org/logged-in-but-unable-to-access-sites/ Wed, 18 May 2022 03:50:07 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/logged-in-but-unable-to-access-sites/ Hello, A home-built Ryzen Threadripper I machine with Windows 10 worked well for several years. Today, Chrome failed to display web pages (“ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED” error), Edge fails, and Thunderbird email client also fails to connect. I reset the modem, which is connected via a short ethernet cable to the computer. I restarted the computer, but the […]]]>

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A home-built Ryzen Threadripper I machine with Windows 10 worked well for several years. Today, Chrome failed to display web pages (“ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED” error), Edge fails, and Thunderbird email client also fails to connect. I reset the modem, which is connected via a short ethernet cable to the computer. I restarted the computer, but the problem persists. The device normally shows as connected and the Windows troubleshooter does not find any issues.

Then I discovered that I could ping sites at will using dotted addresses. This suggested to me that the connection is ok. Then I discovered that I could ping named sites (ping google.com). Packets were passed back and forth fine. This suggested to me that the DNS was correct, but a mystery to me. I changed the DNS automatically assigned to Google (75.75.75.75) to IPv4 and did the same for IPv6. Nothing has changed, it still gives an “ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED” error.

I ran an IPCONFIG /ALL and the report was:

Windows IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : nrel-rboone18
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . : cnrdom.ColoState.EDU
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : cnrdom.colostate.edu
                                       warnercnr.colostate.edu
                                       cnr.colostate.edu
                                       nrel.colostate.edu
                                       colostate.edu

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : hsd1.co.comcast.net
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) I211 Gigabit Network Connection
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 30-9C-23-28-65-C6
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.112(Preferred) 
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
   Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, May 17, 2022 3:12:34 PM
   Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, May 19, 2022 4:44:25 PM
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
   DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 75.75.75.75
                                       75.75.76.76
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Thank you for your help,

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Totalrust as an aid for browsing skins and items in Rust https://abcdirectory.org/totalrust-as-an-aid-for-browsing-skins-and-items-in-rust/ Mon, 16 May 2022 19:16:49 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/totalrust-as-an-aid-for-browsing-skins-and-items-in-rust/ The company is the most sought after place to collect all information about all types of Rust Skins and items. total rust is a website acting as an aggregator to connect the relevant information and price history of Rust survival game and to provide the details to the customers. Rust is an online multiplayer created […]]]>

The company is the most sought after place to collect all information about all types of Rust Skins and items.

total rust is a website acting as an aggregator to connect the relevant information and price history of Rust survival game and to provide the details to the customers. Rust is an online multiplayer created by indie game studio Face Punch. The game revolves around people trying to survive while other players keep trying to find and kill others. In addition to killing and surviving, players can steal other participants’ goods. As the world of Rust is hard and difficult, it is easier to survive in groups. The game allows users to create their own groups of friends and teams.

Rust survival game offers a lot of variety in gameplay; therefore, it takes many hours for players to learn all the content. The company was created to help answer every player’s questions. Additionally, TotalRust provides detailed tips and tricks to help players move from casual to pro level. Detailed instructions for weapons, buildings, environmental conditions, and other mechanics are readily available to players. Moreover, the company ensures that the players provide regular and frequent updates based on the innovations and incoming instructions regarding the survival game.

“In addition, the most important thing is that the changes made to the game are immediately added to our site because Rust is a constantly updated game and new elements are added. That’s why you can quickly master all the details of the innovations by using the TotalRust Wiki. TotalRust provides you with all the valuable information of the game and prepares you for the game. You can easily access detailed guides on weapons, items, buildings, environmental conditions and other mechanics”, says the founder of TotalRust.

Since the company acts as an aggregator, it has gathered all the information about rust items and rust skins in a place. Whatever one’s needs, from a game guide to Rust skin prices, the company is a go-to place for all the information. Data from third-party sites is used along with Steam Community Market information, especially for Rust skin prices. Having this information at hand allows us to provide more accurate and up-to-date prize information to interested participants.

In addition to getting statistical details on items and skin prices, players can find information on Furnace drop rates, repair details, crafting operations, and recycling at a single site. Additionally, TotalRust is one of the most comprehensive wikis for the Rust game, listing all information related to loot, crafting ingredients, recycler, weapon mods, damage, and repair. Currently, TotalRust is arguably the best and only website in existence that can provide such detailed price information for LR-300 skins. Pricing is usually taken from Steam, one of the largest Rust Skin sellers. Users can determine the best price on the internet for the Rust items they want and complete their purchase online by viewing the desired items.

For more details, click on the website https://totalrust.com/.

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How to Enable Private Browsing Mode in Google Chrome and Opera 2022 https://abcdirectory.org/how-to-enable-private-browsing-mode-in-google-chrome-and-opera-2022/ Mon, 16 May 2022 08:56:02 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/how-to-enable-private-browsing-mode-in-google-chrome-and-opera-2022/ This tutorial explains how to enable private browsing mode in Google Chrome and Opera. We will do our best for you to understand this guide. I hope you will like this blog, How to Enable Private Browsing Mode in Google Chrome and Opera. If your answer is yes, please share after reading this. Contents Check […]]]>

This tutorial explains how to enable private browsing mode in Google Chrome and Opera. We will do our best for you to understand this guide. I hope you will like this blog, How to Enable Private Browsing Mode in Google Chrome and Opera. If your answer is yes, please share after reading this.

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Like most major browsers, Opera has an incognito feature (incognito window) that allows you to browse the Internet privately and securely. Enabling incognito mode in Opera ensures that the websites you visit are not tracked or logged. Opera’s incognito mode is great for opening a private browsing window. If you want to use incognito mode in Opera, you only need a few simple steps. Launch the Opera browser from your desktop.

It looked like a red “O” from Opera. You can find it in your Applications folder on a Mac or in your Start menu on Windows. Now you can freely browse the web and go wherever you want thanks to Opera’s incognito mode. When you end your session and close all private browsing windows, Opera does not save any history, data, cookies, or cache.

Your browser knows a lot about you. From your purchase history to Google searches, as much information as possible is collected and stored. If you think that’s a lot of power for a browser, you should learn to work incognito. Temporary Internet files are stored on your hard drive for pages to work properly, but are deleted when you close your browser. No history, autocomplete, form data, passwords, etc. are not recorded.

How to start or start private browsing

InPrivate browsing in Edge or Internet Explorer is known as Incognito Mode in Chrome, Private Browsing in Opera, and Private Browsing in Firefox. In this post, we will see how to launch or launch a new tab or window in incognito mode.

Start Private Browsing in Opera

  • When you opt for private browsing with Opera, when you close the window, Opera deletes browsing history, cached items, cookies from that web page.
  • To do this, click the Opera Settings button > New Private Window. For Opera, the keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+N.
  • Right-click the Opera taskbar icon and select New Private Window to also launch Private Browsing.

Start incognito mode in Chrome

  • Incognito browsing mode in Chrome allows you to browse in stealth mode. When you use this mode, the web pages you open and files you download in private browsing are not saved in your browsing and download history. All new cookies are deleted after you close all private browsing windows you have open. Also, changes to bookmarks and general Google Chrome settings in incognito mode are always saved.
  • To launch it, click on the Chrome menu and select > New Incognito Window. The keyboard shortcut for Chrome is Ctrl+Shift+N.
  • Like all other browsers, you can right-click on the Chrome taskbar icon and select New Incognito Window.
  • Please note that when you start private browsing, the color of the private windows icon in the upper left corner will change color or show a new icon.

Final Words: How to Enable Private Browsing Mode in Google Chrome and Opera

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Avoid forgetting your password: New tips for secure browsing https://abcdirectory.org/avoid-forgetting-your-password-new-tips-for-secure-browsing/ Sun, 15 May 2022 21:08:58 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/avoid-forgetting-your-password-new-tips-for-secure-browsing/ Image by Tim Sandle of a computer used at work. According to a survey conducted by the company Uswitch.com, many people practice poor password management. However, there are a number of best practices users can consider to improve their password hygiene. Uswitch.com provided Digital diary readers with some simple password security tips to help keep […]]]>

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According to a survey conducted by the company Uswitch.com, many people practice poor password management. However, there are a number of best practices users can consider to improve their password hygiene.

Uswitch.com provided Digital diary readers with some simple password security tips to help keep accounts secure:.

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It is recommended that people spell out a memorable phrase using a mix of numbers, symbols and acronyms.

For example: T3rRy550c1alMed!Ac1234 (Terry’s social media account)

It is also possible to use the above approach and customize it for each regularly visited website or used software package. It is also helpful to avoid hacking threats to create the password however you can and use lowercase, uppercase, numbers and symbols in each password.

Another trick for remembering passwords is to visualize the keyboard as a canvas to draw or write something that is memorable for the user.

If this has vulnerabilities, it is possible to use a password manager.

Forbidden password

In terms of bad practice, it is always risky to write down the password. This means not writing the password on paper, not typing it in an email, not anywhere. It is also important never to share your password with anyone else.

It’s also important not to reuse passwords between accounts, and to avoid using family members’ names or anything obvious, like memorable keyboard paths (the best – or the the most notorious examples being “123456” or “qwerty”).

Nick Baker, broadband expert at Uswitch.com explains to Digital newspaper: “It’s obvious that people still make simple mistakes when it comes to choosing a password, whether it’s including personal information or including simple, outdated combinations for logins. “

Bakr adds: “As most of our lives are stored online, it has never been more important to ensure that our private data is protected, and having a strong password is the first line of defense against hackers. .”

Acknowledging memory issues, Baker offers, “Many people struggle to remember their login credentials and often start using the same one over and over again, which tends to lead to low password strength. Using two-step authentication or password managers can be a good way to make sure your data is safe from hackers, without having to share or write down your information.

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There may be times when you access a website from your Android device and you do not see the images on it. This might be because the Google Chrome browser you are using is not working properly and hence you need to take some action to fix it and bring everything back to normal. The truth is that it is painful not to be able to see the images, because you lose information that can be vital, such as the image of a product that you intend to buy or the image that shows a specific action during a sporting event. Also, the user experience isn’t the best it can be if you can’t see that media content. And so it needs to be fixed. Tips to solve this problem in Google Chrome Leaving aside very radical options, such as the complete reset of the browser that we are talking about, there are some options that can be manipulated in its configuration and can possibly solve what is happening to you. They are as follows: Check that the Show images option is activated This is an obvious step and the first must be yes or yes. To check the status of this configuration, go to the page in question, then go to the browser settings and then choose the Privacy and security section. Now select Site Settings and under Content click Images. Next, check that the Site can display images option is enabled. Enable web javascript To do this, you must enter the privacy and security options as before and, again, in the site settings. So what you need to do in this case is to click on Content Javascript and enable the use of this function in case it is not active. Clear Google Chrome cache and data The memory malfunction associated with the browser might be what’s giving you trouble. To reverse the situation, go to Settings and use the Privacy and security section then Clear browsing data. Mark everything you want to delete, where cookies and images should not be missing (ideally you should select everything) then click on delete data. Restart the app and eventually the images will magically appear. As you can see, there’s nothing complicated or dangerous about solving the annoyance of not seeing all of a website’s content when using Google Chrome. From then on, you no longer have any excuse not to take advantage of the photos which are always present on certain pages and which are particularly relevant. >

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Five tips to save you $100 when shopping online https://abcdirectory.org/five-tips-to-save-you-100-when-shopping-online/ Tue, 10 May 2022 20:16:00 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/five-tips-to-save-you-100-when-shopping-online/ CONSUMERS welcome all cost cutting advice in today’s economy. But since malls are a thing of the past, the best and most useful deals are digital. 1 E-commerce is expected to grow year on year According to Census Bureautotal e-commerce sales for 2021 were over $870 billion. And the trend shows no signs of stopping. […]]]>

CONSUMERS welcome all cost cutting advice in today’s economy.

But since malls are a thing of the past, the best and most useful deals are digital.

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E-commerce is expected to grow year on year

According to Census Bureautotal e-commerce sales for 2021 were over $870 billion.

And the trend shows no signs of stopping.

Of all the retailers, Amazon is perhaps the gold standard when it comes to online shopping.

The company has seen its sales explode in the wake of the pandemic.

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But it’s not just the e-commerce giants.

Americans can access the Internet from more entry points than ever before, whether via smartphone, laptop or tablet.

Below, we’ve rounded up five shopping tips that can be used online.

They come from informed buyers and consumer reviews.

More importantly, they meet you where you are – on the Internet.

1. Follow the company’s social networks

Businesses often use their social media accounts to list exclusive deals.

Sometimes it’s the first place they advertise the sale.

It may be worth following Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok for daily updates.

Depending on the price of the item, you may be able to save hundreds of dollars.

2. Place an item in your basket and wait

In some cases, when you place an item in your online shopping cart without checking out, the company will send you a discount.

Companies that said they had done so in the past include:

  • Dick Sporting Goods
  • Bed, bath and beyond
  • Levi’s

It varies, but the coupon can be anywhere from 10-15% off.

If you bought new running shoes at Dick’s Sporting Goods, for example, you could save up to $15.

The trick is to get far enough in the checkout process that you’ve provided your email address.

3. Browse incognito

When you browse online, websites obtain information about where you are browsing and what links you visit.

In some cases, this information can cause companies to raise their prices.

Buyers can avoid this by browsing incognito or in private mode.

The settings are different on each browser, but typically shoppers can open a new incognito tab at the top of their window.

4. Buy used on Amazon

the Amazon Warehouse has great deals on tons of categories.

Keep in mind that most products were returned unused or removed from their original packaging.

5. Subscribe to newsletters

As with social media, companies use newsletters to communicate exclusive offers to their customers.

If you want to reduce the volume of emails you receive, each company typically allows buyers to update their email preferences for certain types of emails.

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Beware of Chrome? Millions of people are now browsing the web in search of something new https://abcdirectory.org/beware-of-chrome-millions-of-people-are-now-browsing-the-web-in-search-of-something-new/ Thu, 05 May 2022 07:09:42 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/beware-of-chrome-millions-of-people-are-now-browsing-the-web-in-search-of-something-new/ Google may still rule web browsing, but its Chrome software is definitely challenged by a newcomer. The latest numbers from the team at Statcounter revealed that Microsoft’s rebooted Edge browser has now moved into second place when it comes to total users. That’s pretty impressive considering that this software hasn’t been around that long compared […]]]>

Google may still rule web browsing, but its Chrome software is definitely challenged by a newcomer. The latest numbers from the team at Statcounter revealed that Microsoft’s rebooted Edge browser has now moved into second place when it comes to total users.

That’s pretty impressive considering that this software hasn’t been around that long compared to its rivals. The latest completely rebuilt version of Edge first launched in 2020 and users clearly like what they see.

According to Statcounter, Chrome is still in the lead with a whopping 66.9% market share. But that is now followed by the new Edge with Microsoft’s web browser securing a 10.7% share. Apple’s Safari comes third with 9.62%, followed by Mozilla’s Firefox with 7.87% of the market.

One thing that seems to have attracted users to Edge is that it is now based on the Chromium platform, which makes it perform like Chrome itself. This allows Microsoft Edge to have the same compatibility as Chrome and it also means it can use the same comprehensive library of add-ons.

Another feature of Edge is that it can be much less power-hungry when used on a laptop, which helps improve overall battery life.

Sure, Chrome still leads the way when it comes to user numbers, but Microsoft has big plans to help close the gap.

In fact, the Redmond company has just announced that it is rolling out a free VPN feature for Edge, dubbed Edge Secure Network.

This update is being rolled out as part of efforts to improve security and privacy for Microsoft Browser users.

When activated, the new Edge tool encrypts users’ traffic so that any information they wish to keep private from Internet Service Providers (ISPs) remains that way.

Describing how the feature will help users, Microsoft explained in an online support document: “By encrypting your web traffic directly from Microsoft Edge, we help prevent your internet service provider from collecting your browsing data, such as details about the websites you visit.

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Microsoft makes online browsing safe with Microsoft Edge Secure Network https://abcdirectory.org/microsoft-makes-online-browsing-safe-with-microsoft-edge-secure-network/ Wed, 04 May 2022 18:54:50 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/microsoft-makes-online-browsing-safe-with-microsoft-edge-secure-network/ Microsoft makes browsing online, connecting to networks, and protecting devices and sensitive data safer with Microsoft Edge Secure Network. The Microsoft Edge Secure Network is currently in preview mode and enables the following: Encrypt the connection: Encrypts users’ Internet connection to help protect data from online threats. When using the secure network, data is routed […]]]>

Microsoft makes browsing online, connecting to networks, and protecting devices and sensitive data safer with Microsoft Edge Secure Network.

The Microsoft Edge Secure Network is currently in preview mode and enables the following:

Encrypt the connection: Encrypts users’ Internet connection to help protect data from online threats. When using the secure network, data is routed from Edge through an encrypted tunnel to create a secure connection, even when using an insecure URL beginning with HTTP. This makes it harder for hackers to access browsing data on a shared public Wi-Fi network.

Helps prevent online tracking: By encrypting web traffic directly from Microsoft Edge, Microsoft will help prevent internet service providers from collecting user browsing data, such as details of the websites visited by the user.

Keeps the location private: Online entities may use location and IP address for profiling and to send targeted advertisements. The secure network allows users to browse with a virtual IP address that hides the IP address and replaces geolocation with a similar regional address to make it harder for online trackers to track users as they browse.

Is free to use: Users get 1 gigabyte of free data every month when they sign in to Microsoft Edge with their Microsoft account.

Microsoft Secure Network is a service provided in partnership with Cloudflare.

To enable this feature:

To select Settings and more > Enable Microsoft Edge Secure Network

  1. If you are not signed in to your Microsoft account, you will be prompted to sign in or create one.
  2. The solid shield icon will appear in the browser frame; your browsing traffic is now protected by Microsoft Edge Secure Network.
  3. The feature will automatically turn off when you close Microsoft Edge. You must re-enable Microsoft Edge Secure Network for your next browsing session if you want to use it.
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7 Chrome Settings You Can Change to Improve Your Browsing https://abcdirectory.org/7-chrome-settings-you-can-change-to-improve-your-browsing/ Tue, 03 May 2022 21:10:30 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/7-chrome-settings-you-can-change-to-improve-your-browsing/ On the Chrome settings page, you can find a host of options to customize and optimize how Chrome works. Open Chrome’s settings from the three-dot menu at the top right of a window or type chrome://settings in the address bar. Here are seven of the most useful ways to customize your Chrome settings. Google Chrome […]]]>
  • On the Chrome settings page, you can find a host of options to customize and optimize how Chrome works.
  • Open Chrome’s settings from the three-dot menu at the top right of a window or type chrome://settings in the address bar.
  • Here are seven of the most useful ways to customize your Chrome settings.

Google Chrome

is a popular web browser for many reasons. It’s cross-platform, which means there’s a version of Chrome you can use on Mac, Windows, and your Android or iPhone. It’s fast and efficient and works with a huge library of extensions that add extra features and capabilities.

Whether you’re new to Chrome or you’ve been using it for years, chances are you haven’t explored all the ways to customize and improve your browsing experience using Chrome’s settings. .

How to Open Chrome Settings

There are two easy ways to access Chrome’s settings, and you can use whichever works best for the way you work.

  • In Chrome, click the three dot menu at the top right of the window, then click Settings. Chrome’s settings page will open in a new browser tab, preserving the page you were already on.
  • In Chrome’s address bar, type chrome://settings and press Walk in. The current webpage will be redirected to your Chrome settings page.

Startup Settings in Chrome.

You can open Chrome’s settings from the menu or by typing in the address bar.

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Chrome Settings You Should Consider Changing

Chrome’s settings page contains dozens of options that can affect your browsing experience in different ways, big and small. Here are seven of the most important settings you can change to personalize or optimize your browsing experience and protect your data.

Customize your Chrome start page

When you start Chrome, it probably opens a new, blank page every time – this is the browser’s default behavior. But if you prefer, you can open a specific set of pages or reopen previous pages so you can pick up where you left off in a previous browsing session.

To control this setting, go to Chrome Settings then click When the engine starts in the navigation pane on the left. In the When the engine starts section, choose how you want your browser to start.

Change your browser’s color theme

Tired of the default color scheme in Chrome? You can choose your own colors and even vary the Google account icon that you see at the top right of the browser window.

To open Chrome Settings then click You and Google in the navigation pane. Click on Personalize your Google profile. You can now choose a theme color and change your avatar.

Choose custom Chrome colors in settings.

Using the You & Google menu, you can choose custom colors for the browser window.

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Take control of your extensions

If you install Chrome extensions from time to time, your browser may be a nest of extensions that you no longer need or use. Once in a while, it’s a good idea to visit the Extensions page and clean things up.

To access the Extensions page, navigate to Chrome Settings then click Extensions in the navigation pane. You can now disable extensions you currently don’t need by dragging the blue button to the left or click on Eliminate to completely uninstall the extension.

Disable notification requests

These days, it seems like every website on the internet is trying to make your browsing experience noisier by offering to send you notifications. If you find the constant barrage of notification requests annoying, you can tell Chrome to disallow them.

To control notifications, go to Chrome Settings then click Privacy and Security in the navigation pane. In the Privacy and Security section, click Site settings. Finally, in the Permissions section, click Notice and click Do not allow sites to send notifications. If you prefer to allow notifications, you can opt for Use quieter messaging and customize the behavior of specific websites with notifications.

Control the behavior of website notifications in Chrome.

If you don’t want websites asking you to turn on notifications, you can turn that off in Settings.

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Check your passwords and security

Chrome has its own built-in security checks. Not only can you review the passwords you’ve asked Chrome to remember, but you can also run a quick security check that assesses your browsing security – it’s a good idea to run it periodically.

To open Chrome Settings then click Privacy and Security in the navigation pane. In the Security controle section, click Check now to run the test and see the results.

Security check in Chrome settings.

You can find Google’s Safety Check feature in the Privacy & Security section of Chrome’s settings.

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After running the security check, click Review to the right of Passwords to view your saved passwords, edit passwords that may have been compromised, and manage your full set of passwords.

Take control of microphone and webcam access

Your microphone and webcam are a potential security risk. So you need to make sure that only websites and services that actually need access to those devices have permission. You can see the full list and manage permissions in Chrome’s settings.

To open Chrome Settings then click Privacy and Security in the navigation pane. In the Privacy and Security section, click Site settings. Then in the Permissions section, click Camera. Here you can allow or disallow websites to use your webcam and revoke privileges for any sites you have previously given permission to. When you’re done, click the back arrow then repeat this security check to Microphones.

Block non-essential cookies

Cookies play an important role in making the Internet convenient and personalized for you. Many websites use cookies to store your login status so that you do not need to log in each time you visit, for example. But many so-called third-party cookies serve you little or no practical purpose and simply allow companies to track your online activity. If you wish, you can disable these third-party cookies.

To open Chrome Settings then click Privacy and Security in the navigation pane. In the Privacy and Security section, click Cookies and other site data. In General settingsClick on Block third-party cookies.

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Cloudy ? denial of access to supplier sites https://abcdirectory.org/cloudy-denial-of-access-to-supplier-sites/ Mon, 02 May 2022 22:01:50 +0000 https://abcdirectory.org/cloudy-denial-of-access-to-supplier-sites/ Hello. Over the past few weeks, I’ve found that I generally can’t see certain vendor sites, especially Home Depot. I can usually view the provider’s main web page, but when I try to search the site, I get a response like this: Access denied You are not authorized to access “http://www.homedepot.ca/” on this server. Reference […]]]>

Hello. Over the past few weeks, I’ve found that I generally can’t see certain vendor sites, especially Home Depot. I can usually view the provider’s main web page, but when I try to search the site, I get a response like this:

Access denied

You are not authorized to access “http://www.homedepot.ca/” on this server.

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I’ve never come across anything like this before, and I don’t know why routine inquiries about the availability of common household items would suddenly be viewed as suspicious or a potential threat.

My research to date suggests that the provider may be using Cloudflare software to prevent DoS attacks, so any attempt to access the provider’s site more than once by a specified IP address range is rejected. I saw a case that seemed similar to mine where the affected user, after changing their VPN site, no longer received an access denial. However, in my case, I kept getting the Access Denied message after changing VPN sites. and even after completely disabling the VPN.

Is this a common phenomenon? If so, I can only assume that vendors who decide to respond to their customers’ routine online inquiries in this way are likely to lose more sales than they gain.

Is there a way to prevent these messages? Any suggestions would be welcome.

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