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Chrome Tips And Tricks

Setting up bookmarks in Chrome is a good way to quickly find the resources that you use often, but there are many other Chrome ‘hacks’ that can save you lots of time and effort.

Here are my top three productivity shortcuts for Google Chrome plus one little know trick that can save you from a face-palm.

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Why Chrome Blocks Flash And How To Get Around It

If you’ve upgraded to Chrome 56 or higher you may notice that Adobe Flash is blocked by default. Chrome now uses HTML 5 by default and disables flash, most likely because of several high-profile and danger vulnerabilities in Flash.

While this is a good thing, some website still use flash and simply won’t work right without it. Here is a way to enable Flash for only certain website that you know and trust.

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Ransomware Attack Pushes Fake Font Update On Google Chrome Users

There is a tricky new attempt by hackers to trick users into downloading ransomware onto their computers. Unsuspecting users are shown what appears to be a Google Chrome popup prompting the user to install a new font.

The hackers are first corrupting a website to lay a trap for users.  When a user encounters a hacked website they get prompted that the “HoeflerText for was not found” and the user is provided an ‘update’ button.  Unfortunately, the ‘update’ button downloads and installs the Spora Ransomware.

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