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A set of new tools can decrypt files locked by Stop, a highly active ransomware

Thousands of ransomware victims may finally get some long-awaited relief. New Zealand-based security company Emsisoft has built a set of decryption tools for Stop, a family of ransomware that includes Djvu and Puma, which they say could help victims recover some of their files. Stop
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Mozilla to Firefox users: Here's how we're protecting you from code injection attacks

Mozilla to Firefox users: Here’s how we’re protecting you from code injection attacks

Mozilla cleans up Firefox to cut risk of code injection attacks and deter use of a dangerous JavaScript function Firefox-maker Mozilla has detailed its recent efforts to harden the browser against code injection attacks. That hardening work has focused on removing "potentially dangerous artifacts" in
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Gartner

Top Trends in Blockchain Technology; inching towards Web 3.0

There’s no shortage of news about mega digital commerce players controlling the algorithms that guide our daily actions and thoughts.  See Amazon Changed Search Algorithms in Ways to Boost its Own Products and Google under antitrust investigation by 50 attorneys general

Thankfully, there is also plenty of ‘antidote’ news – albeit more esoteric — that shows notable progress in blockchain technology that will take us to Web 3.0 a/k/a the ‘Decentralized Web’ where users control their own data and their own algorithms.

But lots needs to happen first.

For blockchain to become mainstream, users shouldn’t have to worry about picking the right platform, the right smart contract language, the right system interfaces, and the right consensus algorithms. They also shouldn’t have to concern themselves over how they will interoperate with partners that use different blockchain platforms for their projects…

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The Cloud Debate - Private, Public, Hybrid or Multi Clouds?

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Safeguarding Data Before Disaster Strikes

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