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New Mac Ransomware Is Even More Sinister Than It Appears

The threat of ransomware may seem ubiquitous, but there haven’t been too many strains tailored specifically to infect Apple’s Mac computers since the first full-fledged Mac ransomware surfaced only four years ago. So when Dinesh Devadoss, a malware researcher at the firm K7 Lab, published findings on Tuesday about a new example of Mac ransomware, that fact alone was significant. […]

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 4100 and 4100+ Promise Big Smartwatch Upgrades

Rounding out the rest of the improvements are support for the Bluetooth 5 standard and an upgraded 4G LTE modem for faster cellular data connectivity. Qualcomm says the faster LTE modem should improve services like maps, music streaming, and voice assistants. Does It Matter? But both Qualcomm and Google’s Wear OS platform play a small role in the broader smartwatch […]

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Is It Legal for Cops to Force You to Unlock Your Phone?

Indiana’s Supreme Court has ruled that the Fifth Amendment allows a woman accused of stalking to refuse to unlock her iPhone. The court held that the Fifth Amendment’s rule against self-incrimination protected Katelin Seo from giving the police access to potentially incriminating data on her phone. ARS TECHNICA This story originally appeared on Ars Technica, a trusted source for technology […]

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