Ransomware takes it to the next level: Javascript

If you’re lucky, you’ve only been hearing about ransomware. If you’re not so lucky, you might have experienced it firsthand. Now we’re seeing one of the nastiest versions of ransomware yet.

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First PCs, now smartphones: Are our devices doomed?

Tablet sales are now dropping drastically and some folks have begun to forecast that the smartphone is on its last legs, too, soon to be replaced by … what?

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June 2016 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft seems to have a thing for “Sweet 16” lately, as once again they’ve released 16 updates for June’s Patch Tuesday.

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Third Party Patch roundup – May 2016

There have been a few interesting update glitches this month, on the heels of the heavy load of patches released by Microsoft, so it hasn’t been an easy four weeks for IT admins.

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Pointing the digital finger: Who’s really to blame for security breaches?

Every week, there are reports of more security breaches at banks, stores, healthcare organizations and more. But who is to blame for this?

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Webvertising: Has the commercialization of the internet gone too far?

“Free” Internet content is not really free, somebody has to pay for it. In the case of the latter, that somebody is the advertisers who make it possible for sites to operate without going broke.

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May 2016 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

If you were hoping for a light load of patches this month, I’m afraid you’re out of luck. Microsoft released a whopping 16 patches on May 10, most of them for Windows.

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Coming to our sensors

One of the fastest-growing and seemingly unstoppable trends of this year seems to be that of device sensors that collect information of all kinds and use it to automate our lives.

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