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“Having fun isn’t hard when you have your library card,” sang the animated TV character Arthur, but children in St. Louis, Missouri are unable to use their cards as the city’s libraries are crippled by a vicious computer virus. Public...Read more
February 2016: Million Dollar Spelling Mistake In February of last year, anonymous cybercriminals broke into the central bank of Bangladesh. After transferring about $80 million US they attempted to transfer another $20 million to a Sri...Read more
Meitu, a popular photo app that transforms users’ faces to have anime-like features, is collecting a large amount of data about its users and sending it to servers in China. The app allows users to take a selfie or picture of someone else’s...Read more
The next major Windows 10 update will be rolled out to users in April of this year. Known as the Creators Update or Redstone 2, it will incorporate new media tools such as an update to Microsoft Paint allowing users to create 3D models by...Read more
The main reason users seek out an antivirus program is to protect their computer against malware threats that can be spread through websites, email attachments, USB keys and other surprising vectors. Antivirus software has grown increasingly...Read more
Have you ever searched for a deal on a laptop or jacket and for the following week, all you see are online ads about laptops and jackets? It’s clear to most users that companies are tracking our online activities. While advertisers use a...Read more