New TeslaCrypt Ransomware sets its scope on video gamers

Mar 13, 2015 by

Protip: Always backup — all — of your important stuff! CryptoLocker Ransomware look-alike searches for and encrypts PC game files. TeslaCrypt holds games hostage unless you pay $500 in bitcoins. Written by Sean Gallagher / Courtesy of ArsTechnica Crypto-based “ransomware” has become a lucrative business for cybercriminals. Since...

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“HBO Now” coming this spring for $15 per month, with Apple as launch partne...

Mar 9, 2015 by

“HBO Now” coming this spring for $15 per month, with Apple as launch partner Apple TV will get the standalone streaming service when it launches in April. Written by Megan Geuss / Courtesy of Arstechnica Update: Apple and HBO officially announced HBO Go for Apple TV and iOS at its event this morning. The service will launch in April for...

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How To Boot Into Safe Mode On Windows 8 (The Easy Way)

Mar 4, 2015 by

How To Boot Into Safe Mode On Windows 8 (The Easy Way) Courtesy of How-To Geek One of the most common steps when troubleshooting a PC is to boot into safe mode. For a long time this has been achieved by pressing the F8 key, this all changes with Windows 8 and its Automatic Repair mode. But what if we want Safe Mode? You can still have Safe Mode,...

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How to Keep Your Internet Connection During a Power Outage

Feb 12, 2015 by

How to Keep Your Internet Connection During a Power Outage Two Important Tips for Living in a Connected World Written by Mark Kaloudis / Courtesy of Schneider Electric Life is on and your household can’t participate without a reliable network connection. Your home has dozens of electronic devices – and many of them are connected to your home...

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Critroni Ransomware Masquerades as Google Chrome Update

Feb 6, 2015 by

Critroni Ransomware Masquerades as Google Chrome Update Written by Tara Seals / Courtesy of Info Security Magazine The ransomware threat known as CTB-Locker (aka Critroni) is making fresh rounds, sneakily infiltrating people’s machines via emails purporting to come from Google. The mails warn that “your version of Google Chrome is potentially...

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Outlook for iOS, Android flagged for inherent security flaws

Feb 3, 2015 by

Outlook for iOS, Android flagged for security flaws Three major design issues prompted an IBM developer to warn enterprises to avoid it. Written by Andy Patrizio  / Courtesy of Network World Just days after Microsoft released an iOS/Android version of Outlook, an IBM developer has warned users to stay clear of it due to a trio of security...

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