Hospitals victim of ransomware attacks forced to refuse patients

Three hospitals in the state of Alabama have closed their doors to “everyone except new patients in critical condition” since Wednesday because of a ransomware attack. Patients who are already…

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Photoshop and Lightroom users should wait before updating to macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina has been available for a week, with new features but also compatibility issues for 32-bit applications. And that’s not all: if you use Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom software,…

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Google wants to warn you when a site is too slow to display

Google announced Monday that it was working on a system able to show slow to people using its Chrome browser. The California based company is studying the possibility of alerting…

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An Important Yoast SEO Update for Press Sites Using WordPress

Europe attacks, France applies, Google responds In previous episodes: last spring, the European Union voted a directive on copyright that forces sites that refer press articles to pay them. France…

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Canadian Hacker To Serve 5 Years In U.S. Prison

A Canadian accused of being one of the hackers behind a massive cyberattack against Yahoo in 2014 was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison, the US Department of Justice…

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Lady Gaga asks what Fortnite is and the Internet responded

One would think that one must live under a rock not to know the game Fortnite , which has more than 200 million followers, more than a year after its…

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This is the end for Google+

Google began Tuesday to delete the content of its social network Google+, after announcing its closure a few months ago. The platform was created in 2011. The creation of new…

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This malware empties ATMs of all their money

A survey of the Motherboard website uncovers jackpotting, an increasingly common phenomenon of infecting ATMs with malware to spit out all their money. There are several varieties of malware for…

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100 developers had access to information from Facebook group members

A hundred or so application developers had unauthorized access to unspecified names, profile pictures, and other unspecified data from Facebook group members until recently, when the social network banned them…

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Google services restored after a crash

YouTube, Snapchat, Gmail, and other Google services went down for more than four hours Sunday afternoon in the eastern United States. The problem, due to “network congestion,” was resolved Sunday…

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