WannaCry took down wide swaths of the internet over the weekend, then disappeared. Here’s what you need to know, without the hyp
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This week we’re recognizing, Bobkz!
Bob’s been with us for over ten years!
His contributions have been numerous. This week we’re recognizing him once again for his popular, Offbeat Tourist Attractions file. His recent addition of 38 locations makes 210 new locations added in less than a month.
Support is no longer provided for Windows XP, but Microsoft has provided a security update for the current ransomware attack:
This is the place to talk about things that are not GPS related.
This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.
Can someone explain why some of the GPS POI files that are uploaded are so inaccurate? I'm editing a file of Walmart stores and some of the locations are so off the mark it isn't funny. I'd be ashamed to have my name attached to anything that was so useless.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated on Friday, May 12, with a comment from HP vice president Mike Nash.
Electric vehicles have long been a promising option for sustainable transportation. They come with practical headaches like expensive, bulky batteries that often need recharging, however. Israel is tackling those hurdles by investing in roads that power electric buses—as they ride down the street.
Just curious how many of the 'Over 10 Years' members are still active here?
By - Sam Biddle May 11 2017, 7:57 a.m.
An upcoming feature in Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will automatically identify the best photos and videos to help people create highlights of their experiences.
A system called VALCRI should do the laborious parts of a crime analyst's job in seconds, while also suggesting new lines of enquiry and possible motives
Paranoia will set you free!!
Emotion reading technology could soon be used by police after a Russian firm created a tool that can identify people in a crowd and tell if they are angry, stressed or nervous.
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said Wednesday tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian "1984" future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.
Earlier today, an ABC News report said that the FBI is investigating Russian security company Kaspersky Lab because U.S. officials have concerns about the company’s ties to Russian intelligence. Kaspersky stated that the allegations are false.
Drone jammers are used to bring down or misdirect unwelcome drones flying over property, they are operated in violation of FCC regulations. Some also jam GPS signals.
What are the chances that they will also impact driver-less cars.
Microsoft's security team fixed a type confusion flaw in its malware engine that affects practically all of its security products
The point of antivirus is to keep malware off the system. A particularly nasty software flaw in Microsoft’s antivirus engine could do the exact opposite and let attackers install malware on vulnerable systems.
There's a 50% chance that Mac users who recently downloaded HandBrake, a video conversion tool, accidentally installed a Trojan instead. The app's developers said in a security warning that a mirror download server was compromised between May 2 and May 6.
This week we’re recognizing, CraigW!
CraigW is a mainstay in our discussion forums. This last week he was particularly helpful in the Can Not Reset 1450 thread.
Thanks for continuing to share your knowledge and experience with our community, CraigW!
My father (turns 92 in a month) is in Washington DC today, VE Day, as part of the Northern Colorado Honor Flight. Reports are that today's events start at the White House with an appearance from the VP. His army infantry service was in Italy during WWII where he was awarded the purple heart.
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