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How to properly update Windows to protect your computer from WannaCry


May 22, 2017

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How to properly update Windows to protect your computer from WannaCry

Wanna Cry

By now, everyone has heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack. So far we have two posts about it: one with a general overview of what happened, and another with advice for businesses. But it’s become clear that not everyone understands … Continue reading

Andy Yen TED Talk: Think your email’s private? Think again


Jul 27, 2016

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Andy Yen TED Talk: Think your email’s private? Think again

Most of us know that the large internet companies know a lot more than we’d like them to about us; and that government agencies routinely stockpile information about everybody and anybody, not just threats to society. However most people don’t know just how open email is.

Sending an email message is like sending a postcard, says scientist Andy Yen in this thought-provoking talk: Anyone can read it.

iPhone text scam that tells people their ‘iCloud ID has been deactivated’ continues to spread


May 5, 2016

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iPhone text scam that tells people their ‘iCloud ID has been deactivated’ continues to spread

SMS scam messages are being sent to people’s phones that tell them that they’ve lost access to their iCloud account. The message begins with the users name, and says “Your iCloud ID has been deactivated”. It then encourages people to … Continue reading