Monthly Archives: February 2016

LA Hospital Paid Ransom to Hackers

$17,000 bitcoin ransom paid by hospital to hackers sparks outrage. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center was hit by ransomware and had to pay off the hackers. The Los Angeles hospital had lost access to its computer systems in early February after … Continue reading

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Set up a Windows 10 PIN

Strong, hard-to-guess passwords are a necessary evil, and a downright nuisance on a PC that’s physically secure from intruders. For PCs running Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 that are connected with a Microsoft account or Azure Active Directory, you might … Continue reading

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Here’s why the iPhone always wins

It wasn’t a good day for the iPhone. In its earnings report for last quarter, Apple said it expects iPhone sales to slow down this year. It’ll be the first time in the iPhone’s history Apple has reported negative sales … Continue reading

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