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CryptoLocker attacks that hold your computer to ransom

CryptoLocker attacks that hold your computer to ransom | Data News | Scoop.it
Extortionists using 'ransomware' called CryptoLocker are accessing personal computers to block files, demanding £200 or more for their release
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Beware!

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Google's (Not Provided) At 87% Of Google Search Traffic To Major News Sites

Google's (Not Provided) At 87% Of Google Search Traffic To Major News Sites | Data News | Scoop.it

If you’ve been hoping that the hypocrisy of Google hiding keyword referral data from natural search traffic but still sharing it with advertisers would get some attention from the mainstream press, this might help.

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Using Netvizz & Gephi to Analyze a Facebook Network

Using Netvizz & Gephi to Analyze a Facebook Network | Data News | Scoop.it

Learn how to extract your own Facebook network and visualize it using the Open Source softwer Gephi.

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Great to have fun with your own data or to be a bit nosy with your favorite "liked pages" (you can download likes and comments of those pages).

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Interactive: Mapping the World's Friendships

Interactive: Mapping the World's Friendships | Data News | Scoop.it

Technology bridges distance and borders. Individuals today can keep in touch with their friends and family in completely new ways — regardless of where they live.

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Learn which countries share the closest friendship connections on Facebook.

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Map Stack by Stamen

Makes designing maps free, easy and fun!!

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Have fun with personalisation! Skip all the tedious coding process.

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Raw Lets You Create Data Visualisations From Spreadsheets In A Snap

Raw Lets You Create Data Visualisations From Spreadsheets In A Snap | Data News | Scoop.it

If you’ve always fancied trying your hand at data visualisation but never really known where to start, Raw might just be the answer: a free tool designed to create vector-based visualisations from data that’s sat in a humble old spreadsheet.

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The missing link between spreadsheets and vector graphics. Great for not-so-common visualization charts.

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