Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome are based on the same foundation ‘Chromium’ and development of core features are often shared between the two companies.

In a blog post, Microsoft recently announced Windows Spellchecker support for Chromium platform and the feature is now live in all versions of Edge browser, and it also appears to be headed to Chrome.

With Windows Spellchecker integration, emails addresses, URLs, and other common words won’t be counted as errors. Windows Spellchecker also supports hashtag and acronyms such as ‘COVID-19’.

The difference between Chrome’s built-in Hunspell and Windows Spellchecker is illustrated below:


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Windows 10’s Winget package manager is an excellent tool for installing popular applications, but it only works from the command line. To make it easier to find apps and install them, third-party developers have released front-ends for Windows 10’s new package manager.

During the Microsoft Build 2020 developer conference, a new native package manager for Windows 10 called ‘winget’ was released.

Winget is a PowerShell tool that allows you to install applications from a central repository using the command line in a PowerShell console.

To install applications with winget, you type commands such as “winget search” to search for an

For the most part, this week has been fairly quiet with not a lot of new ransomware released and only a few large-scale ransomware attacks.

The biggest news is the Netwalker attack on Michigan State University and a [F]Unicorn spam campaign targeting italy.

Other than that, it has been thankfully pretty quiet.

Contributors and those who provided new ransomware information and stories this week include: @LawrenceAbrams, @jorntvdw, @Seifreed, @Ionut_Ilascu, @VK_Intel, @malwareforme, @PolarToffee, @BleepinComputer, @serghei, @demonslay335, @malwrhunterteam, @struppigel, @FourOctets, @fwosar, @DanielGallagher, @siri_urz@JAMESWT_MHT, and