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Best Ransomware Virus Protection

Best Ransomware Virus Protection
Ransomware may not make the headlines in the same way it did a few years ago, but it's still a significant threat to all your most important files, so it's vital to keep your system protected. Bitdefender has a free standalone anti-ransomware tool, but it's strictly limited to protecting you from a few ransomware families only (CTB-Locker, Locky, Petya, TeslaCrypt), and is likely to be ineffective with anything else. The company does provide capable multi-layered ransomware protection in all its Windows and Mac software, though, and in this review, we’re going to take a look at how it performs. We'll be testing said ransomware protection system with a copy of Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2019. This may look a little expensive at £24.99 ($33) for year one, £39.99 ($53) on renewal, but that gets you extensive malware protection as well, and covers you for up to three devices. ProtectionAdvertisement All antivirus companies make big claims about t…

iPhone hit by major Virus

iPhone hit by major Virus
One of Apple's key hardware suppliers for the iPhone has revealed it was hit by a crippling virus that affected much of its production line. TSMC, which manufacturers chips for the iPhone and many top-end mobile devices, said that its factories, including the systems used to build its products, were taken down by a virus on Friday evening. The Taiwan-based company said that 80 per cent of the fabrication tools affected had now been restored, with a complete recovery expected today, but warned that shipments could be delayed due to the attack. The virus originated from a mistake made during software installation that then spread throughout TSMC's network.It is not thought yet that the attack will delay the much-expected iPhone 9, thought to be under construction now before an expected reveal in September, but the news came as TSMC ups production in anticipation of the launch from its biggest customer. The company said that no confidential information was co…

Strange Frequency Coming From Deep Space

Strange Frequency Coming From Deep Space
A new telescope, the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment or CHIME, picks up bizarre fast radio bursts coming from unknown location billions of light-years from Earth. The point of origin of FRBs and the exact events that trigger them generally remain a mystery in the scientific field. Astronomers have so far detected 40 FRBs within a period of 10 years. Some theories are that FRBs were produced by colliding neutron stars or black holes or during supernovae explosions. Nothing, however, has been established so far. Others believed they may have been coming from aliens.
The radio burst detected by CHIME appears to be normal for an FRB in terms of its duration. As mentioned above, however, it is the lowest frequency detection of an FRB ever made. Petroff had also heavily emphasized this point in her Twitter thread. CHIME has scoured between 400 and 800 MHz. Most of the FRBs it detected were between 1,000 and 1,500 MHz. The lowest frequency …

Mars Rover Celebrates Its 6th Birthday Alone On Red Planet

Mars Rover Celebrates Its 6th Birthday Alone On Red PlanetThe Mars Curiosity Rover celebrated its sixth landing anniversary through a tweet on Sunday. "I touched down on #Mars six years ago," tweet from the official handle @MarsCuriosity reads.  "Celebrating my 6th landing anniversary with the traditional gift of iron... oxide. (It puts the red in Red Planet.)" In response to Curiosity Rover's anniversary wish to itself, Twitter users expressed joy and sympathy for the lonely robot exploring the planet on its own. One of the users Simon S. wrote: "One day we shall land on that dusty planet, give you a nice hug and then have the best birthday party of the whole system. Rest assured that when the day of your retirement finally comes we'll put you on a museum for you to be praised by all humanity for as long as we exist."
NASA landed the Curiosity Rover on the Red Planet's Gale Crater in 2012 to explore the planet and send data and pictures for t…

Google Pixel 3 announcement date revealed

Google Pixel 3 announcement date revealed
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will most likely launch on or around October 4. On that date there will be a flood of YouTube videos detailing people’s experiences of switching from a non-Pixel phone to a Pixel 3.
The date isn’t a huge surprise – the Pixel 2 and 2 XL were announced on exactly October 4 2017. Android P is likely to launch a couple of weeks before that on August 20th. The new Pixels will be the first to run P out of the box, the older Pixels will get it as an update (probably before October). Of course, we don’t have to wait that long, numerous rumors have given away most details. We’ve seen the design, the notch, some live photos even, how the Snapdragon 845 chipset handles Geekbench and more.