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Maine Police Department pays a ransom of $300 after being locked by a Ransomware

So at last it gets down to the Police department paying the ransom. Well, in case you are thinking about any sort of human kidnapping, you are wrong. This was an act of kidnapping computers. According to the reports, some Maine Police agencies reported that they cannot use their computers. The computers cannot be used because they had been locked ...

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Drought-weary Californians can’t expect much from the mountains too

Not much encouragement can be expected from the mountains by Drought-weary Californians. On Friday, the officials said that the there is a lack of snow that fills the Colorado River. The range of snowpack in Wyoming and Colorado valleys from where the river originates is 51-79 percent of the normal, said the supervisor of US Department of Agriculture Snow Survey, Brian ...

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AT&T continues to throttle internet speeds opposing FTC actions and the FCC’s rules

After a high profile suit against AT&T filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) late last year, AT&T still has not decided to mend its ways as it continues to utilize legal loopholes to its advantage in its continued throttling of unlimited data customers. Last year’s FTC suit against AT&T was filed because it was alleged that nearly 3.5 million ...

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