Here’s How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks

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Here’s How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks

New York Times
Ransomware, a decade-old form of malicious software that is often transmitted by email or web pop-ups, involves locking up people’s data and threatening to destroy it if a ransom is not paid.

WannaCry ransomware may have been concocted in North Korea

Well, isn’t this ironic? The NSA-derived Windows malware that shook the world over the weekend may be a North Korean creation, new revelations show.

HTC wants you to squeeze its new phone

The Verge
HTC is announcing its newest smartphone today, the U11 flagship. The U11 is the successor to last year’s HTC 10, and has a 5.5-inch, Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835 processor, and new glass and metal design.

Google Assistant, Android O and VR: Everything we are (and aren’t) expecting at Google I/O

The company’s developers conference, Google I/O, is just hours away so naturally the rumor mill has already kicked into high gear.

Rumor: Intel Planning 12-Core Core i9 CPUs to Challenge AMD’s Ryzen

Since it launched in early March, AMD’s Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 families have blown holes in Intel’s midrange and high-end desktop product segments.

Amazon Is Improving Alexa’s Wake Word Accuracy

Android Headlines
Amazon is rolling out a new feature for Alexa developers that allows them to use cloud services to help with verification of a wake word being used.

2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device

Once you master these kid-conscious Android and iPhone features, you’ll be able to hand your precious phone to your little one with confidence.

Some oddities in the WannaCry ransomware are puzzling cybersecurity researchers

Business Insider
(Reuters) – The WannaCry malware that spread to more than 100 countries in a few hours is throwing up several surprises for cybersecurity researchers, including how it gained its initial foothold, how it spread so fast and why the hackers are not

Phone Comparisons: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Honor Note 8

Android Headlines
Do we have a good one for you today – the new Samsung Galaxy S8 goes up against the Honor Note 8. We do realize that the Galaxy S8 is a high-end flagship device going up against a larger, very phablet-sized device, but the Honor Note 8 does have a …

The Surge review

PC Gamer
The Surge opens with a scene-setting train ride straight out of Half-Life while Warren, a brown-haired white male straight out of every video game, heads to his first day of work.

Windows Story Remix and OneDrive Files on Demand: We want things to work, Microsoft wants them to be special

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