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Check out this awesome little crocheted basket!  The Honeycomb Pop Basket - free pattern by estherchandler over at the blog Make My Day…

Check out this awesome little crocheted basket! The <b>Honeycomb Pop Basket</b> - free pattern by estherchandler over at the blog Make My Day Creative. Check it out via the last link.

Petya ransomware overwrites MBRs, locking users out of their computers

It's hard enough for non-technical users to deal with ransomware infections: understanding public-key cryptography, connecting to the Tor anonymity …

Locky Ransomware - Encrypts Documents, Databases, Code, BitCoin Wallets and More...

A new ransomware named Locky has emerged recently. Locky is distributed in a manner similar to that of Dridex botnets 120 and 220. This new …

Cybersecurity

Beware malicious invoices spammed out via email

It’s been over 20 years since the first Word macro virus reared its ugly head and pulled the carpet from underneath the feet of computer users …

Monkey-crocheted baby

Beware! Tech support scammers aren't targeting just Microsoft Windows users anymore...

Hold it right there!<p>A pop-up notification bursts onto the screen of your computer. “Critical Security Warning!” the text exclaims, bearing its …

Device Guard makes Windows 10 more secure against malware

Malware defense has reached an equilibrium of sorts. For the vast majority of threats there’s more or less a status quo détente—attackers crank out …

13 Platforms To Turn Your Blogging Skills Into Freelance Writing

You always loved expressing yourself through blog writing? You are constantly full of new inpsirational ideas and thoughts you want to share with …

'Your PC may be infected!' Inside the shady world of antivirus telemarketing

Scotty Zifka was looking for a sales job. He started one in late May at a company called EZ Tech Support, a small inbound call center in an older building in northeast Portland, Oregon.<p>The first day of Zifka’s unpaid training involved listening in on sales calls. But within three hours, Zifka felt …

Beware! ‘Breaking Bad’ Is Now A Ransom-Styled Malware Currently Infecting Australian Computers

Early reports are being to surface about a new <i>Breaking Bad-</i>branded malware product that is infecting computers in Australia. According to <i>Symantec</i>, …

Chunky Infinity Scarf - Free Crochet Pattern

The simplicity of this effortlessly chic infinity scarf is dressed up with the help of the intricate Catherine Wheel Stitch The use of this stitch …

Crochet Bunny Lovey

Snoopy Crochet Pattern, Part 1.

Ever since I made a crocheted Snoopy doll, many have asked me for the pattern. I have decided to give it away for free. I would like to say that I am …

Attic24

Here is my pattern for the Granny Stripe....so sorry that due to time restrictions i haven't been able to photograph my usual step-by-step stylie …

Hug-a-Bug, Cuddly Crocheted Car

by Tracy Harrison (SnuginaDub) on Ravelry. This pattern is available for download for a wee fee via the link.<p>Red car pic © Tracy Harrison<br>Aqua car pic © Kandon

The Scary Truth About Computer Viruses and Malware

Antivirus is terminally ill.<p>There are many who will say it's already dead (some will even say that happened a decade ago), that the bad guys have won and no one can trust antivirus any more. As a computer security professional, I wouldn't advise anyone to surf the web without it. You still need it …