July 2, 2019

Choice to pay ransomware might be simpler than you’d think

Normal logic about ransomware says that when local governments, agencies and large companies pay a ransom, it encourages more criminals to launch more attacks and get more money. But unfortunately...
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June 30, 2019

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote

Facebook Inc will begin to ban and block advertisements that discourage people from voting. This is being implemented prior to 2020 presidential election according to its second annual Civil Rights...
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June 5, 2019

This Windows Flaw Is So Bad, Even the NSA Is Begging You to Update

  About three weeks ago the BlueKeep security vulnerability was revealed to the public and a patch was released by Microsoft. Not just for the newer systems but also for...
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May 29, 2019

Leaky Chinese database exposes 42.5 million records from data apps

An unsecured Elastic database located in China has leaked 42.5 million records of dating app users, most of them American. From a SC Magazine news article:   “The strange thing...
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May 24, 2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Problems: How To Fix Them

Some users are experiencing issues after installing the May 2019 Microsoft updates. Generally making sure all the updates are completely installed resolves the issues. In case you are still having...
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May 22, 2019

Lessons From Baltimore’s Crippling Ransomware Attack

Baltimore is the latest U.S. city to fall prey to a virulent strain of ransomware attacks targeting the public sector. From a new Forbes news article:   "The city that...
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May 17, 2019

Baltimore ransomware attack preventing family of 4 from moving

A Baltimore couple can not close on a home sale in Baltimore due to the ransomware attack making real estate transactions in the city not possible.  I can't imagine not...
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