The DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error is not uncommon if you’re a Chrome user.
We know this error can be pretty frustrating. Luckily, fixing it is not a difficult task 💡
Anyone working regularly with WordPress will know that WordPress specific errors are not uncommon.
One category of errors that you will likely come across are errors related to your internet connection and DNS. One of the most common errors experienced by Google Chrome users is the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN error. While it may appear daunting, this is actually fairly easy to fix.
In this video we will take a deep dive into What the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN is and look at solutions with a step-by-step guide on how to solve it, which also works for other browsers.
Google has stomped out several serious code-execution flaws in its Chrome browser. To exploit the flaw, an attacker would merely need to convince a target to visit a specially crafted webpage via phishing or other social-engineering lures.
Overall, Google’s release of Chrome 85.0.4183.121 for Windows, Mac and Linux – which will roll out over the coming days – fixed 10 vulnerabilities. The successful exploitation of the most severe of these could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser, according to Google. Google Chrome versions prior to 85.0.4183.121 are affected.
“Depending on the privileges associated with the application, an attacker could view, change or delete data,” according to Google’s Tuesday security advisory. “If this application has been configured to have fewer user rights on the system, exploitation of the most severe of these vulnerabilities could have less impact than if it was configured with administrative rights.”
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Google has added a new feature to Chrome 86 that aims to stomp out abusive notification content.
Web notifications are utilized for a variety of applications – such as prompting site visitors to sign up for newsletters. However, they can also be misused for phishing, malware or fake messages that imitate system notifications for the purpose of generating user interactions. Google has taken steps to battle this issue by automatically blocking the web notifications that display abusive or misleading content.
When visitors encounter a webpage with malicious notification content, the webpage will be blocked and a Chrome alert on the upper navigation bar will warn them that the website might be trying to trick them into displaying intrusive notifications. It will ask them to “Continue Blocking” or “Allow” – the latter option will let users continue on to the webpage.
“Abusive notification prompts are one of the top user complaints we receive about Chrome,” according to PJ McLachlan, product manager with Google, on Wednesday. “Our goal with these changes is to improve the experience for Chrome users and to reduce the incentive for abusive sites to misuse the web-notifications feature.”
In order to detect sites that send abusive notification content, Google will first subscribe occasionally to website push notifications (if the push permission is requested) via its automated web crawling service.
Notifications that are sent to the automated Chrome instances will be evaluated for abusive content, and sites sending abusive notifications will be flagged for enforcement if the issue is unresolved, said Google.
When a site is found to be in “failing” status for any type of notification abuse, Google will send a warning email to the registered owners of the site 30 days before cracking down. During this time, websites can address the issue and request another review.
Google first implemented controls that went against abusive notifications with Chrome 80, when it introduced a “quiet notification permission UI [user interface]” feature. Then, in Chrome 84, it announced auto-enrollment in quiet notification UI for websites with abusive-notification permission requests, such as sites that use deceptive patterns to request notification permissions.
However, the new enforcement in Chrome 86 takes it a step further by focusing “on notification content and is triggered by sites that have a history of sending messages containing abusive content,” said Google. “This treatment applies to sites that try to trick users into accepting the notification permission for malicious purposes, for example sites that use web notifications to send malware or to mimic system messages to obtain user login credentials.”
In an upcoming release, Chrome will revert the notification permission status from “granted” to “default” for abusive origins, preventing further notifications unless the user returns to the abusive origin and re-enables them. That’s because “prior to the release of Chrome’s abusive notifications protections, many users have already unintentionally allowed notifications from websites engaging in abusive activity,” it said.
Google this week also warned of an update to its Chrome browser that patches a zero-day vulnerability in the software’s FreeType font rendering library that was actively being exploited in the wild.
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AOL Mail is one of the free email services that includes calendar management and task management. If your AOL Emails Not Loading Problems in Chrome Browser, try these troubleshooting steps which is mention below. In this post, we are trying to describe the reason behind AOL email not loading and how to resolve AOL mail loading issues.
Reason #1. Whenever you are unable to receive the new emails into your computer. You should log into your AOL mail account and go to the settings and click on filter settings. Now check the account settings, if you find any filter. you need to click on delete. After deleting the settings, you should send a mail to yourself. Let’s see if you are receiving it now or not.
Reason #2. If you do not find any filters into your emails, you should check the block list settings, maybe you have blocked the new emails from senders. That’s why you are not receiving any new emails. so, you should immediately go ahead and check it.
Reason #3. If you are unable to receive the new emails into your phone or computer. I would like to suggest you to check the server settings. Most of the time, people are facing such kind of problem due to the incorrect server settings. So, you should check them properly and if you find something wrong over there. You need to remove the account from your computer or phone and then reconfigure it. It will start working fine.
If Your AOL Emails Not Loading Problems in Chrome Browser then you can go and find a help to resolve this issue. To get through this problem, follow the instructions below:
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It’s 2021 and I am brought here some fresh new chrome extensions. And no, I will not be covering popular ones like Grammarly, uBlock Origin, Dark Reader, etc.
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Google’s latest version of its browser, Chrome 86, is now being rolled out with 35 security fixes – including a critical bug – and a feature that checks if users have any compromised passwords.
As of Tuesday, Chrome 86 is being promoted to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux and will roll out over the coming days. The versions of the browser for Android and iOS were also released Tuesday, and will become available on Google Play and the App Store this week.
Included in the newest browser version is a critical flaw (CVE-2020-15967) existing in Chrome’s payments component. The flaw, reported by Man Yue Mo of GitHub Security Lab, is a use-after-free vulnerability. Use after free is a memory-corruption flaw where an attempt is made to access memory after it has been freed. This can cause an array of malicious impacts, from causing a program to crash, to potentially leading to execution of arbitrary code.
Use-after-free bugs have plagued Google Chrome in the past year. In fact, all seven high-severity vulnerabilities fixed by Google in Chrome 86 were use-after-free flaws – ranging from ones affecting Chrome’s printing (CVE-2020-15971), audio (CVE-2020-15972), password manager (CVE-2020-15991) and WebRTC (CVE-2020-15969) components (WebRTC is a protocol for rich-media web communication).
Further details of the bugs are not yet available, as “access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix,” according to Google’s Tuesday post.
The Android and iOS versions of Chrome 86 will also come with a new security feature, which will send a copy of user’s usernames and passwords using a “special form of encryption.” That then lets Google check them against list of passwords known to be compromised.
“Passwords are often the first line of defense for our digital lives,” Abdel Karim Mardini, senior product manager with Chrome, said in a Tuesday post. “Today, we’re improving password security on both Android and iOS devices by telling you if the passwords you’ve asked Chrome to remember have been compromised, and if so, how to fix them.”
At the back end, when Google detects a username and password exposed by a data breach, it stores a strongly hashed and encrypted copy of the data. Then, when Chrome users log into a website, the feature sends a strongly hashed and encrypted version of their username and password to Google – meaning the company never derives usernames or passwords from the encrypted copy, it said.
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