Is ransomware still ransomware if its goal is purely to destroy? This is less if-a-tree-falls hypothetical and more sobering reality for the untold number of people across the globe whose computer systems have been infected with the NotPetya ransomware. Show More Summary
Billings Gazette, June 27, on the consequences of a new crime victims' rights law: The unintended consequences of Marsy's Law will be worse than we thought for Montana. The voter-approved … Click to Continue »
Namast-ay out of the injury-laden yoga studio.
Progressive Jews claim that Israel’s behaviour over equal access to the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City is driving a wedge between it and the diaspora. Yet they are often the very same people who attack Israel for being in the Old City at all. Show More Summary
Maddie just can't seem to do anything right. Throughout Nashville Season 4 she pulled away from her parents for her own music career. Now back in the fold, she's attempting to get her career off the ground through Highway 65, exceptShow More Summary
Park Geun-hye is currently serving time for corruption after being ousted as South Korea's president. Now things have gotten even worse: North Korea on Wednesday warned it would kill her, reports South Korea's Yonhap News Agency. "We declare at home and abroad that we will impose the death penalty on...
A new ransomware attack, modeled after the recent WannaCry exploit, has hit thousands of organizations and users worldwide. But according to a handful of security experts, it's only the tip of the iceberg. The ransomware attack, which...Show More Summary
A new survey ranked 100 cities on how well they welcome LGBT people for Pride Month.
Nothing is worse than being out and about and not having a Lightning cable available with you to charge your phone. This Loop Key Chain Lightning cable is a great option to have with you at all times, and today you can pick one up for just $20. ...
I ended up falling for Final Fantasy 15 in quite a big way when it finally released late last November, but good lord did it have more than its fair share of faults. A plot pockmarked with holes, a battle system that lacked some of the...Show More Summary
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest numbers for the Case-Shiller home price index.
Sometime around 2011 or 2012, it suddenly became very easy to predict what people would be doing in public places. Most would be looking down at their phones. For years, mobile phones weren’t much to look at. The screens were small, and users needed to press the same key several times to type a single letter in a text. Show More Summary
Fundraising is not just asking. When it is, it doesn't work very well. Worse, it contributes to the sadly common belief that charitable giving is for chumps who pointlessly dump their money into ineffective and/or fraudulent nonprofits. Show More Summary
Giving more autonomy to Catholic bishops might make things worse, not better, at least for progressive Catholics.
There’s leverage to be had and U.S. national security interests at stake. But if the United States doesn’t act now, things could get a whole lot worse.
Just days after a study of the effect of a minimum wage increase on Seattle’s restaurant industry found no negative impact, another study says that the raise has been terrible for low-wage workers—worse even than sworn opponents of minimum wage increases have found in past studies. Show More Summary
While I’m someone who actually appreciates targeted advertising, there’s no denying that Facebook’s ads can be a little… uncanny. For better or for worse, they’re about to get a whole lot smarter. The company today announced that marketers can now target entire households instead of single persons. Show More Summary
"Bursts of strobing light and jackhammer sound effects follow those orders, but even though we see the bloody aftermath and not the acts, the carnage is not for the faint of heart. Even worse is the ghastly anticipation fed by O'Brien's...Show More Summary
HMM: 2018 Defense Budget Defers Buildup for Austerity. • President Trump’s defense budget would repair, not rebuild, the military. Worse, it lacks the investments necessary to allow a robust rebuilding effort to begin a year from now. The request represents a more muscular status quo at best. • This budget continues a favored Washington tradition […]
(Reuters Health) - Between 2002 and 2013, hospital admissions for heart failure fell by nearly a third in the U.S., but blacks are still more than twice as likely as whites to be hospitalized for the condition, researchers say.