WannaCry ransomware attack: How average computer users contributed to global spread of malware

As cybersecurity experts clamored to contain and explain the massive global ransomware attack that infected several hundred thousand computers over the weekend in more than 150 countries, it’s the average computer user who should be concerned, multiple experts said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/15/wannacry-ransomware-attack-how-average-computer-users-contributed-to-global-spread-malware.html

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How the internet is changing the way we fight wars

The future of warfare

The future of warfare

Popular Science and XPRIZE are teaming up to explore and explain technologies that make us say “The Future Is Now” in a video series called Future First.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/what-will-future-warfare-look-like?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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New York State launches inquiry into Verizon, Cablevision, Time Warner

Fiber Internet
The New York State AG has set requests to multiple ISPs to explain their pricing tiers and answer concerns about business relations and negative impacts on customer access.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/216950-new-york-state-launches-inquiry-into-verizon-cablevision-time-warner

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Microsoft kills patch notes, will no longer explain most Windows 10 updates

Microsoft
Microsoft has declared that it will no longer explain or detail the updates and patches it ships for Windows 10. Security updates are still disclosed, bug fixes, new features, troubleshooting information, or kernel updates are out of luck.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212724-microsoft-kills-patch-notes-will-no-longer-explain-most-windows-10-updates

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Nvidia voluntarily recalls Shield tablets because of fire risk

Nvidia Shield
Nvidia has launched a recall of its Nvidia Shield tablet. Not all tablets are being recalled; we explain how to tell if you have one of the affected units.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/211421-nvidia-voluntarily-recalls-shield-tablets-because-of-fire-risk

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