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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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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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Trump’s Latest Antics Are Just Reality TV Rebooted

In various primary races in recent months, amid two urgent and generation-defining pandemics, progressive Democrats have insisted upon a message of change. Meanwhile, the most polarizing showman of this era, likely fearing the failure of his presidential reelection campaign, has moved with the bombastic self-interest of a carnival barker to discredit the same voting system that vaulted him into office. […]

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European Football Clubs Are Turning to AI for an Assist

Acronis has convinced Europe’s most prestigious football clubs to trust it with their data—now, it plans to use that information to help them win more games. Founded by Serguei Beloussov, a Russian-born Singaporean serial entrepreneur with a taste for bow ties, Acronis provides data storage, backup, and cyber-protection services to businesses in over 150 countries. WIRED UK This story originally […]

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Bot Mafias Have Wreaked Havoc in ‘World of Warcraft Classic’

“There’s no limit to money creation,” says Dr. Michael Morrison, an Edinboro University of Pennsylvania economics professor who wrote his dissertation on the World of Warcraft economy. “In the real world, money is created through a federal reserve. Historically, the limit was how much gold was in the ground. In World of Warcraft, currency continues to grow with play. The […]

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