What kinds of information does Facebook collect?

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Straight from the horses mouth, here is Facebook’s official statement on what they do with your data. Depending on which Services you use, we collect different kinds of information from or about you. Things others do and information they provide. We also collect content and information that other people provide when they use our Services, including information about you, such as when …

The Latest in Automation

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Like it or not, robotics and automation have moved forward at a rapid pace. We take a look at some of new the technologies in use today. They just might shock you. Meet BettyBot in “Human Exclusion Zone” Warehouses Introducing Amazon Go and the world’s most advanced shopping technology Japanese fully automated restaurant Crave – We had lunch at a fully …

Apple shuts down KeRanger, first-ever ransomware attack against Mac

Dean Pirera Cyber-crime, Web & Email 0 Comments

Apple has shut down KeRanger, the first-ever ransomware attack against Mac after it was inadvertently let lose on their App Store only a few days ago. What can you do to make sure you’re not infected? Nothing. According to Alex Clarke, Chief Technician at Authorised Apple Repair Centre Powermax Computers “it’s a silent update so everyone will get it next time they connect to the internet.” …

Warning: New Mac OS X Ransomware Afoot

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Warning: Palo Alto Threat Intelligence Director Ryan Olson said the “KeRanger” malware, which appeared on Friday, was the first functioning ransomware attacking Apple’s Mac computers. A Palo Alto Threat report stated yesterday that “The only previous ransomware for OS X we are aware of is FileCoder, discovered by Kaspersky Lab in 2014.” Once software like this gets into your Mac it can lock all …