Checkpoint Software Technologies Issues Worldwide Ransomware Alert

Checkpoint Software Technologies, of Tel Aviv, has issued a worldwide warning, that a Trojan, and a crypto-ransomware variant has been detected, which is wreaking havoc on computer systems, as well with the most talented Russian hackers. The software attacks computers, prohibiting the computer owner from accessing its files until a specified fee or ransom is paid to those, that are responsible for the seizure. Checkpoint Software Technologies Malware Analyst, Natalia […]

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The Pita Bread Makes Hacking Easier

Security researchers in Israel have proven that it is now possible to steal secret encryption keys using a cheap gadget that is so tiny, it can fit into a scrap of pitta bread. The team made up of four individuals, have shown that it is possible to use portable, cheap components to conceal a gadget. The researchers have illustrated the ability to trap radio emissions from laptops that accidentally leak […]

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Safety Concerns Cause the Selfie Stick To Be Banned At Disney

Many guests visiting the Disney theme parks want to capture that special self portrait on camera. The infamous selfie stick made it possible (the long arms allows users to take better pictures), but recent concerns over it causing injuries to other guests and causing mechanism issues (Disney has previously banned selfie sticks from the rides) they will no longer be accepted at the park. Guests will be asked to store […]

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Allow 999 Emergency Calls Via Text, Report Says

Since the 999 emergency response system was developed, police have reported receiving prank calls that are declared a waste of time for authorities to attend. The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) located in the UK is now trying to find a way to allow people to send a text message from their cell phones to the 999 emergency system. The texts sent that are declared emergent will be passed […]

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Memorabilia From Rocky and Rambo Movies To Be Sold In Auction

Sylvester Stallone announced that he will put items from his personal collection for sale in an auction in fall 2015. This means that he is going to part with memorabilia from his most famous series of movies, “Rambo” and “Rocky” movies. But the two characters will still live on as Stallone is planning sequels for these movies. The veteran action movie star announced that a portion of proceeds from the […]

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Phil Lesh of Grateful Dead Announces Cancer Diagnosis

The bass player for the Grateful Dead, Phil Lesh, revealed on Facebook that he has bladder cancer. Two shows have been canceled. Lesh is 75 and is surrounded by family and friends as he battles the disease. He has undergone tests at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona to determine the severity of the cancer. Surgery is scheduled for a future date. He tried to soothe the fears of some of […]

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Mind Those Choppers, December is National Dental Hygiene Month

December is a popular month for children to be National Dental Hygiene Month; possibly as a reminder of what so much sugar can do to one’s teeth. While most individuals develop 32 teeth in their adult age, the average American will lose seven of those teeth from diseases and decay; conditions that could easily be fixed with proper dental care. The leading cause of tooth loss is cavities; unchecked bacterial […]

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China’s crack down on corruption is hurting Wynn Macau

China is experiencing a slowdown in economic growth that is effecting every corner of the world. The Chinese economy has experienced decades of double-digit growth, fueling the belief that the Chinese economic sleeping dragon had finally awoken. That all came to an end in the third quarter of this year, 2015. The Chinese government is expecting to see a relatively small increase of 7% in gross domestic product for 2015. […]

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Amazon Files Lawsuit Against False Reviews!

The top online retailers Amazon is taking action against what they consider to be false product reviews on their website. Amazon filed the lawsuit that targets over a thousand individuals in Seattle, Washington, which is stating that their brand and reputation is at stake. When individuals are being paid to give reviews for products that haven’t actually used and giving it five stars it can lead to false claims being […]

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan Wants To Rule The Country

If Lindsay Lohan gets her way, then there could be a mean President in 2020. The actress has recently made claims that she is thinking about running for President during the next election. She made the announcement via an Instagram post. Another celebrity who has made claims that he wants to run for President is Kanye West. He made a suggestion of running during the VMAs in August. Lohan appears […]