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Best Online Backup Solutions

How secure is your data? You’ve probably been told time and time again that backups are important. Heck, you might already have a local backup in place to protect against a hardware failure. That’s a good place to start, but ...

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Hackers Use Subtitle Files to Take Over PCs

Hackers are adept at finding clever new ways to infect computers with malware. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, they come up with something new to bypass both antivirus software and your own common sense. Security firm Check ...

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The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017

Google has been holding its annual developer conference for ten years now, but I/O is no longer just a developer conference. It’s a place for Google to announce and show off some of its latest technologies, and talk about the ...

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The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs

The FCC has begun the process of dismantling net neutrality and its classification of ISPs as common carriers under Title II. The move has been expected for months; the current head of the FCC, Ajit Pai, strongly opposed any attempt ...

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Registering a Domain Accidentally Triggered Ransomware’s Kill Switch

A new and aggressive form of ransomware started infecting computers late last week. The UK’s national Health Service (NHS) and Spanish telco Telefónica were among the most high-profile victims of the WannaCry malware, also known as WanaCrypt0r 2.0.  As bad ...

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New Ransomware Attack Used Leaked NSA Exploits to Hit NHS

Organizations across the world have been hit by another wave of ransomware, with targets mostly concentrated in Europe and Asia. One of the most prominent targets is the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), which has caused many clinics and offices ...

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HP Accidentally Ships Laptop Audio Driver With Keylogger Installed

Over the past few years, we’ve seen some high profile security problems with laptops from Lenovo, Samsung, and Dell. HP, up until now, had managed to escape any serious issues. According to the Swiss infosec company ModZero, that’s changed, courtesy ...

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How to Speak Out Against the FCC’s Attempt to Kill Net Neutrality

Remember the halcyon days of 2015 when the Federal Communications Commission voted to secure net neutrality in the United States? That was only two years ago, but the FCC is already looking to reverse itself. Ajit Pai, current chair of ...

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Microsoft Edge Prints PDFs Incorrectly, Substitutes Numbers

Microsoft Edge has come a long way since Microsoft introduced it nearly two years ago, and while the browser hasn’t caught up with Firefox or Chrome in terms of extensions or market share, MS has been adding features and capabilities ...

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Major Intel Security Flaw Is More Serious Than First Thought

Last week, news broke of a serious security flaw in Intel business chipsets dating back seven years. The flaw, which doesn’t affect consumer hardware, concerned products with Intel’s Active Management Technology, Intel’s Small Business Technology, and Intel Standard Manageability. Intel’s ...

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