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The Ransomware attack that makes you “WannaCry.” Will it happen again?

Thousands of organizations from around the world were caught off guard by the WannaCry ransomware attack launched Friday. As this rapidly spreading threat evolves, more cybercriminals are likely to attempt to profit from this and similar vulnerabilities. As a ransomware program, WannaCry itself is not that special or sophisticated. In fact, an earlier version of the program was distributed in March and April and, judging by its implementation, its creators are not very skilled.

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14 of the coolest tech gadgets for 2017 just came out with their list of the 100 best tech gadgets for 2017, and we’ve culled that list down to the 14 we (frankly, non-gamer types) would likely use, or want to use (depending on the price tag). Click on any product name for buying information. Tell us what you think of our shorter list:

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Who really owns your social media postings?

More often than not, people sign up for social media accounts without reading the particular platform’s terms of service. As a result, they are usually completely unaware of the conditions of use or the rights they have signed away. Do you really know who owns your Facebook account or your Instagram profile picture?  If not, you may be surprised to discover the reality as we break down the terms that you have agreed to on various social media platforms.

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