Ransomware attackers wish victims happy holidays,
Plus more news bytes from the week, including
California's new privacy law and some new sextortion scam tactics
The password reuse problem is a ticking time bomb
A new anti-robocall law pummels spam callers with
fines and pressures phone companies to stop robocalls in their
tracks — but it won't end them just yet
How to set up network file sharing on Windows 10
Windows 10 lets you can quickly share files with
other users over a network — Here are three ways on how to do it.
What’s an “Internal Server Error” and How Do I Fix
An "Internal Server Error" happens within the web
server attempting to show you an HTML page. It's typically a
server-side problem out of your control.
Galaxy Note 10 Lite and S10 Lite hands-on: Huge
screens, headphone jack is back!
Surprise, surprise. One of Samsung's new cheaper
phones even has a headphone jack.
Samsung is getting ready to show lifelike
'artificial human' project
Use the Fluxbox Linux desktop as your window
This article is part of a special series of 24 days
of Linux desktops. Fluxbox is very light on system resources, yet
it has vital Linux desktop features to make your user experience
easy, blazingly efficient, and unduly fast.
Apple 2020: Coming 13-Inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air
— Processor, Keyboard, Display Upgrades (Think: 16-Inch MacBook
Instant chill: this CES 2020 heat-sucking gadget
makes beverages cold in minutes
Never settle for lukewarm again
Cybersecurity Experts Are Leaving the Federal
Government. That’s a Problem.
The departures leave our critical infrastructure,
elections, data and networks vulnerable.
Iranian Cyberattacks Feared After Killing of Top
Krebs’s 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety
Why is my iPhone so slow? How to speed up a lagging
Google Search Now Has a (I'll Probably Never)
California's sweeping digital privacy bill raises a
question: Will people use it?
Because it applies to any company that meets a
threshold for interacting with state residents, the California law
might end up serving as a de facto national standard.
Stop secret spies, remove stalkerware, prevent SIM
swaps and more: Tech Q&A
Samsung Unveils 'Extremely Deep Curvature' Gaming
Samsung is claiming a world first with these 1000R
curvature gaming displays.
This High-speed Portable Charger Is a Travel
How to uninstall Windows 10 version 1909, November
If you're having problems with the Windows 10
November 2019 Update, version 1909, or you're not ready for the
new upgrade, use these steps to remove it from your computer.
How Do I Move the Taskbar Back to the Bottom?
Occasionally, the Windows taskbar can end up on
either side (or even the top of) your screen. I'll show you how to
move the taskbar bar back to the bottom.
Charmin's pooptime robot pal will bring a new
toilet paper roll when you need it most
At CES 2020, the toilet roll maker shows us a
vision for the future of bathroom time.
Iran has shown a talent for cyberattacks, and
businesses may be a prime target for retaliation
- Rising tensions with Iran are worrisome
because Iran has previously conducted widespread cyberattacks
against American businesses in response to U.S. government action,
experts told CNBC.
- Iran also possesses a vast trove of
intelligence, thanks to a sustained campaign of intellectual
property theft against hundreds of U.S. academic institutions,
according to the Department of Justice.
- It said targets have included universities
that conduct biological, chemical, defense industrial, space and
nuclear research for the federal government.
Revamp your old Linux desktop with Joe's Window
This article is part of a special series of 24 days
of Linux desktops. JWM's meager weight and simplicity makes it a
great window manager for slow or old Linux computers.
High-Impact Windows 10 Security Threat Revealed As
App-Killing Malware Evolves
How To Fix Upgrading Ubuntu Repositories VirtualBox
To Oracle-Provided VirtualBox
Wawa hit with massive data breach, potentially
affecting more than 850 locations, CEO says
Malware exposed customers’ credit and debit card
numbers and other data for more than eight months.
'Iranian Hackers' Claim Breach of US Govt Website
Senate bill would order DHS to review K-12
Crooks Hijack Retirement Funds Via SSA Portal
iPhone backup failed: Why is my iPhone not backing
Fox Networks Could Soon Go Dark for Millions Still
Stuck With Cable
How online 'cloud buckets' are exposing private
photos and other sensitive data
NBC News located a trove of personal information in
online file storage systems left unprotected by the companies that
What you need to know about political ads in 2020
How Old Should Kids Be When They Get Their Own
PCMag polled 1,000 parents of school-age children
about when they'd feel comfortable buying their kids smartphones,
tablets, laptops, and smart speakers. Here's what we found.
Samsung's zero-bezel 8K TV is real
How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7
Are you still running Windows 7? It's to upgrade to
Windows 10. Here are the instructions that you'll need to keep
files and apps without issues.
Can Everything I Do Online Be Monitored at My
While it's not typically easy, your internet
traffic can be monitored at or near your router. I'll look at how
this might be done.
PC users turn to must-have Windows 10 upgrade as
Windows 7 as end of life nears
MICROSOFT fans are turning their back on Windows 7
as the End Of Life (EOL) deadline approaches, with most opting to
upgrade their PC to Windows 10 to get the latest security and
North Korea Accused of Attacking Windows Users
Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 resumes march
towards endless dominance
With support for Windows 7 ending in less than two
weeks, the Windows 10 upgrade push continues.
Iran promised retaliation after a US airstrike in
the outskirts of Baghdad early today killed Iranian Major General
Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard's
Quds Force. One of Soleimani's principal collaborators, Iraqi
militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, was also killed.
Intel is prototyping PCIe 4.0 SSDs, but needs AMD
CPUs to test them
Will they buy from AMD or stubbornly use them with
PCIe 3.0 only?
IBM announces battery technology breakthrough
Free of heavy metals and able to reportedly
outperform existing batteries, the discovery could potentially
make lithium-ion obsolete.
Firefox 72 Will Let Users Delete Telemetry Data
Set to be released next week, Firefox 72 will
provide users with an option to delete the telemetry data that the
browser collects from them, Mozilla says.
Ransomware tops list of healthcare cybersecurity
threats in 2019
Healthcare CIOs should get ready for a vigorous
privacy debate and prepare for more destructive cyberattacks in
the coming year, according to experts.
TP-Link adds WiFi 6 to its affordable mesh routers
The Deco X20 offers mesh networking for less than
How to download photos from Google Photos to your
How to (Hypothetically) Hack Your School's
Social media hosted a lot of fake health news this
year. Here's what went most viral.
The most viral health misinformation in 2019 was on
the topics of cancer, unproven cures and vaccines, according to an
NBC News review.
Why free antivirus software isn’t enough protection
Lenovo Unveils New Think-Branded Hardware Ahead of
Expect two new ThinkPad X1 laptops, four
ThinkVision monitors, a ThinkCentre all-in-one PC, a new
TrackPoint Keyboard, and a ThinkSmart display in the first half of
Samsung made a super-ultrawide monitor that even
the most powerful gaming PC probably can't keep up with
How to determine installed version of Windows 10
Here are four different ways you can tell the exact
version and build number of Windows 10 you're running in your
CHKDSK: What Is It and How Do I Run It?
CHKDSK, short for Check Disk, is a utility that
checks the integrity of the files and file structure of your hard
disk. I'll walk you through it.
Android update: Millions of smartphones are finally
receiving this awesome iPhone feature
MILLIONS of Android smartphones are finally
receiving this awesome iPhone feature and it's something the
hugely popular mobile operating system desperately needed.
No More Security Updates: Win7 Support Ends Jan 14
Tips for new tech devices
Tips, tricks, apps and advice for getting the most
out of iPhones and iPads, Android devices, Macs, Windows 10 PCs,
Microsoft takes down bogus domains operated by
North Korea’s Thallium Advanced Persistent Threat. The Cloud
Hoppercyber espionage campaign turns out to have been far more
extensive than hitherto believed.
Arlo adds a big passive-aggressive floodlight to
its camera so that you can scare your neighbors
Why Samsung and Possibly Apple Are Targeting
Budget-Conscious Buyers With New Smartphones
Both tech giants have every incentive to offer new
smartphones at a broader range of price points.
Linux 5.5 Lands Fix For The AppArmor Performance
Landry's Discloses Payment Card Incident
Cybercriminals Found a Scary New Way of Making
Hacked Companies Pay Ransom
Ransomware is spreading like wildfire in the U.S.,
and one gang is threatening infected companies with mass data
exposure if they don't pay up.
How to back up your iPhone to an external hard
ProtonMail Just Launched A Calendar So You Can
Encrypt Your 2020
Iran strike puts U.S. cybersecurity experts on
Iran is considered one of Washington’s primary
adversaries in cyberspace, and has shown a willingness to go after
government and civilian targets.
Scam alert: Convincing phishing email is spreading
Lenovo Lavie-Branded All-in-One,
Laptops Arrive in March
The Lavie Home AIO uses a Crystal Sound
Display, while the ultra-lightweight Lavie Pro Mobile promises 15
hours of battery life.
Samsung will unveil its latest Galaxy
phones on February 11th
Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
Affects Many D-Link Routers
Proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits were
recently made public by researchers for remote command execution
and information disclosure vulnerabilities affecting many D-Link
Can My ISP See I'm Using a VPN?
Vector, the Little Robot That Could(n't
Do Much) Is Back From the Dead