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'GoldenEye' cyber attack goes global, exploits known code flaws

'GoldenEye' cyber attack goes global, exploits known code flaws

But according to security firm Kaspersky Lab, preliminary findings indicate the attacks are from a new ransomware that it's now calling "ExPetr". Hackers launched blistering ransomware attacks Tuesday against companies and agencies across the world, particularly targeting Ukranian businesses.


Easy Steps to Turn Off Your Location in Snapchat's Snap Map

Easy Steps to Turn Off Your Location in Snapchat's Snap Map

Lt. Sean Ford of the Concord Police Department urges parents to talk to their children about the dangers associated with giving out personal information, such as a location, through social media. This includes any new friends you make too! Pozolopez reached out to representatives at Snapchat and they told her if someone chooses to share their location with all of their friends on Snapchat, the site will remind them of that choice periodically to make sure they are still comfortable with ...


Amazon Offers Prime Members More Discounted Phones

Amazon Offers Prime Members More Discounted Phones

Running Android 7.1 Nougat, the device features a 5.2-inch 1080p display, dual front-facing speakers for stereo sound, fingerprint sensor, an 8 MP front-facing camera, and a 12 MP rear camera. It also sports a 5.0-inch 720p display and a 2,800 mAh removable battery. The three new handsets with the Alcatel brand are the surprises of the day.



IOS 11 public beta now live

The long awaited iOS 11 update lands first as part of the company's public preview program. Some of the third-party apps will not work properly and there likely to be other glitches, after all, you are testing the product before it goes on general release , but overall early reports claim it is pretty stable, but maybe it shouldn't be risked on your primary device .


European Union fines Google record $2.7bn in first antitrust case

European Union fines Google record $2.7bn in first antitrust case

It is the biggest fine the European Commission has ever imposed on a single company in an antitrust case, exceeding a €1.06-billion sanction handed down against U.S. The decision reinforced Vestager's emerging role as the world's most aggressive antitrust regulator, following on a $14.6 billion back-tax judgment against Apple a year ago.



Google hit with record fine by EU, told to change its ways

The tech giant breached antitrust rules with its online shopping service, the European Commission said . The ruling that Google is taking advantage of its market dominance in online searches paves the way for a broader crackdown by the European Union , which is investigating several other Google businesses, like its online images and travel businesses.