WTSP 10 News Malware holds computer files for ransom WTSP 10 News "Last month, we had a pop-up on our main computer that read that all our files would be destructed within a couple of days if we didn't pay a thousand dollars," said Tyler DePergola...
Tech Tips: Facebook Ads, Tracking and You ABC News If you use Facebook, the specific ads you see have been based mostly on what you do on Facebook — your profile information, status updates, likes and interests.
It's no secret that Google has been working hard to push its social network into the mainstream. Google has killed off some of its own products — e.g, the late Google Reader — in an attempt to drive more users into the arms of Google+. A more common tactic, however, has been to create bridges between the…
Windows XP just isn’t secure anymore! If the expense of the new Windows operating systems is too great, here’s an easy and painless way to get a completely free Linux, keep your old Windows XP installation, and start surfing securely.
Roger Davies's insight:
I switched all my work computers to Linux years ago. Ubuntu for latest and greatest or Mint for clients wanting an XP look and feel .. You can dual boot i.e. leave both on the computer and pick at boot up which to fire up .. or (my preference) replace system and keep all your data .. sweet!
How Accurate Is The Computer Code Shown In Hollywood Thrillers? This ... Yahoo News For instance, in David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Rooney Mara plays a computer hacker who aids a journalist in his search for a long-lost woman.
Computer program tricks judges into thinking it's human Columbus Dispatch The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the field of artificial intelligence, came this month in London at a competition involving five computer programs organized...
Ransomware takes your computer hostage: Here is how to defend against it Today.com Criminals can now take computers hostage, threatening to wipe out all files if the victims don't pay up. No masked men are involved.
Roger Davies's insight:
once it gets this bad .. you need to call someone like me ..
How LEDs Are Set to Revolutionize Hi-Tech Greenhouse Farming. LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional ...
Follow these steps and it will be much easier to pack and unpack your desktop computer during the move. 1. Take a Picture Before you begin to take apart the many cables which are on your computer, take a picture of them.
They would not like discovering that they can’t get into their own email, Twitter, or Facebook accounts. They do that for three security reasons. (My Yahoo Tech column today: How to Get Hacked in 5 Easy Steps.
In the beginning, when most of the internet was still rolling green fields, there was no need for antivirus software. Early web users could swap files with... (In Depth: Will we ever be able to rid the world of computer viruses?