Alexander Romanoski

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Thousands of ransomware cyberattacks reported worldwide

A ransomware virus is reported to be spreading aggressively around the globe, with over 50,000 computers having been targeted. The virus infects …

Why the Echo Show could be Amazon’s most disruptive product

You might want to take a close look at Amazon Echo Show, because it’s about to change everything.<p>Amazon, which is on a product-release tear, revealed …

Smart Homes

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Rey And Kylo Ren's New Costumes Revealed

The recent first teaser for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> didn't give much away in terms of story or characters. However, we now have a better idea of what Rey and Kylo Ren will look like in the movie, via a promotional image for the upcoming Battlefront II game.<p>The picture was posted by GameStop …

Red Rocks To Host Grateful Dead 'Long Strange Trip' Documentary Screening

On May 25, Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado will host a screening of the <b>Grateful Dead</b> documentary <i>Long Strange Trip</i>. The screening comes …

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

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Writing and debugging Linux C++ applications from Visual Studio using the "Windows Subsystem for Linux"

I've blogged about the "Windows Subsystem for Linux" (also known as "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows") many times before. Response to this Windows feature …

Exploit attacks your smart TV through over-the-air signals

Worries that someone could hijack your TV with a broadcast have been present for decades (ever see <i>The Outer Limits</i>?), and it's clear that they're not going away any time soon. Oneconsult security researcher Rafael Scheel has outlined an attack that can control smart TVs by embedding code into …

Feature phones may be 'dumb' but they're getting 4G LTE

Thanks to the Nokia 3310 reboot, what's old is new again -- especially when it comes to retro technology that makes us remember the good old days. But while it's fun to wax nostalgic about feature phones and how they're durable, easy to use and last days without a charge, no one wants the sluggish …

Mobile Technology

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A Pregnant Mom-to-Be Goes on a Crazy Killing Spree

In ‘Prevenge,’ Alice Lowe’s ultraviolent horror flick playing at SXSW, a pregnant woman’s unborn child convinces her to kill.<p>There are few things …

Netflix Data Scientist on Machine Learning: Free Webinar

The Data Incubator, a data science fellowship program, is currently running a <i>Data Science in 30 minutes</i> webinar series. Next week features a free …

Machine Learning

BeatsX Wireless Headphone Review: Comfy, but the Sound Could Be Better | WIRED

Author: David Pierce. David Pierce Gear<p>Date of Publication: 02.19.17.<p>Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p>Review: BeatsX Wireless Headphones<p>The first …

Ransomware has exploded thanks to Bitcoin’s anonymity

Ransomware is one of the oldest cyberthreats, but it has made a big comeback in the past couple of years because it has become much easier to perpetrate against consumers, businesses, hospitals, and government agencies.<p>With ransomware, cyber thieves steal a user’s data and threaten to destroy it …

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The pioneering erotic fetish photography by the ‘Dean of Leg Art’ Elmer Batters

<i>A photograph by pioneering foot fetish photographer, Elmer Batters.</i><p>I felt that people almost saw me as un-American for not mooning over large …

Dangerous new Mac malware fully compromises OS X

Apple’s Mac systems have been exposed to a dangerous new piece of malware that allows attackers to take full control of OS X.<p>The new malware, dubbed Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor by security researchers, provides attackers with a backdoor into OS X systems by embedding a script into a fake file converter …