Android users are not immune to such threats either. After producing the first file-encrypting ransomware program for Android, the creators of Simplocker became the laughingstock of the anti-malware industry when it was discovered that they used the same hardcoded encryption key on all infected devices, making it easy to recover the affected files. … [Read more...] about Ransomware authors streamline attacks, infections rise
FB Group –Facebook recently unveiled an upgrade to its old Groups feature. The new Groups tool allows you to create a sub-community of your friends to partake in lively discussion. You can also dynamically share information by adding links, video, or holding a live chat. Use this as an opportunity to gather all your budget savvy friends in one place. Your Black Friday group can post spotted deals or insider shopping info. Also, by making this a public group, other bargain-hunting Facebook friends can join in on the action. … [Read more...] about How Not to Go Broke on Black Friday
Let’s be real: How much is there to say about a new album in and of itself? Once an artist has said the predictable, “It’s out. It’s great. Go buy it,” there’s still an interview to fill. How could Roberts not address the Rihanna assault-saga, which is now, whether he likes it or not, a part of Chris Brown’s story (as is the subsequent broken window he is reportedly responsible for over at the GMA studios and his rambling apology on BET’s 106 and Park yesterday). … [Read more...] about Winging It: F.A.M.E Costs. Will Chris Brown Ever Be Willing to Pay?
Daily Grind: With only a few years under his belt, Brian Keys has already achieved great success in his profession. Having been recently promoted to managing pharmacist, Keys oversees pharmacy technicians and pharmacists in the central pharmacy at one of Houston’s busiest hospitals. He is committed to ensuring prescription accuracy, high-quality patient care and reliable administration. … [Read more...] about Jobs in Demand: Pharmacy Professionals Talk Career Advancement
They are tales of desperation: a father who's struggling to survive "in this expensive world" and has been robbed of his baby's pictures; a company's employee who lost business files to the malware and now fears losing his job; a housecleaning business set up by maids who can't afford to pay the ransom; a person who has no money and now can't even file his tax returns because of the malware; a non-profit that raises money for curing blood cancer and pleads for a refund. … [Read more...] about Many ransomware victims plead with attackers