One of Pokémon Go’s defining characteristics is that you never quite know the precise location of nearby Pokémon, since the game only gives an imprecise “radar” with general distances. A group of hackers has set out to change that situation, exploiting Pokémon Go’s server responses to create an easy-to-use map that reveals those hidden Pokémon in your immediate area.
The high court of Paris has ruled that Google and Microsoft do not have to censor their search engines to remove all results involving the world “torrent” used in conjunction with the names of three French musicians. The French music producers’ association “Syndicat national de l’édition phonographique” (SNEP) had sought a court order to force the US companies to remove results for searches pairing the word “torrent” with the artists’ names, which they claimed directed users to pirate sites.
Customer service is not normally something associated with the perpetrators of crime. But crypto-ransomware, the digital demon that has been crippling businesses and plaguing consumers and has been referred to as an “epidemic” in 2016, is different.
A criminal gang recently found an effective way to spread malware that drains online bank accounts. According to a blog post published Monday, they bundled the malicious executable inside a file that installed a legitimate administrative tool available for download.
The Windows 10 free upgrade ends July 29. We’ve known that for a long time, but now the deadline is looming. You have just 31 days from today to do the deed.
That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it’s a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of Super Mario Bros. 3. Nintendo totally gets it, as well as the fact that you might want something a little more convenient to enjoy your classic games. Enter the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, a mini replica of the original console.