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Video: How to recover a system from a Ransomware attack

Having a system infected with Ransomware can be a painful and frightening experience for some. However, if you’ve got backups and some time on your hands, it is possible to recover from a Ransomware attack. Here's how you do it.

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Video: Infecting a system with Locky Ransomware

Ransomware is a problem. Businesses, governments, even home users have felt the impact of this malicious criminal enterprise. CSO wanted to demonstrate the speed and devastation that comes with a Ransomware attack, and the only way to...

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There's Still Time! Go Here For Last Minute Deals That Will Ship Fast - Deal Alert

Amazon ships fast, so head to their "last minute deals" page and pick yourself some winners right now, before the 2-day shipping window closes for good.

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10 essential PowerShell security scripts for Windows administrators

PowerShell is a valuable tool for automating Windows administration tasks, including laborious security chores

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How to Block Ads in Windows 10

Some Windows 10 ads are pretty unobtrusive, but several get right up in your face. Here’s how to disable them with a few simple menu tweaks.

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Lenovo Yoga Book Review: Innovative touch capabilities trapped in an otherwise basic computer

You use touch all the time on your smartphone and tablet, and now you can do it on the Yoga Book, too, with its combination touch keyboard and drawing surface

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Oculus Touch VR controller unboxing

Oculus's motion-tracked Touch controllers are about as close as you can get to using your hands in virtual reality.

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How Windows 10 data collection trades privacy for security

Here's what data each telemetry level collects and the price you pay to send the least telemetry to Microsoft

Can FireEye up the cyber security ante through Microsoft partnership?

Security vendor gains access to data from every Windows 10 device.

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Microsoft Surface Pro Intel i7 review

CIO.com's senior writer Sarah White puts this updated Surface Book with Performance Base through its paces to see what this thoroughbred device can do.

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Acer Swift 7 review: This slender ultrabook focuses on just the basics

Thin may be in, but you can get more bang for your buck.

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Microsoft patches 68 vulnerabilities, two actively exploited ones

Microsoft has patched 68 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Edge, Internet Explorer and SQL Server, two of which have already been exploited by attackers in the wild and three that have been publicly disclosed.

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The paranoid user’s guide to Windows 10 privacy

Since its release, a major point of controversy with Windows 10 has been the many ways that it can track your personal activity and gather other data about you.

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How to Get Windows XP's Quick Launch Bar In Windows 10

The beloved Quick Launch Bar from Windows XP lives on in Windows 10, providing easy access to specific folders and files from the taskbar. Here’s how to get it.

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Paint 3D Hands-On: How Microsoft makes it easier to create

It feels weird at first, but Paint 3D builds in lots of help for people just getting started with creating 3D objects.

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Microsoft Surface Studio hands-on

The price is exorbitant and the internal components aren't world class, but the Surface Studio may have the most breathtaking all-in-one display ever.

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The Surface Dial is a new way to interact with a PC

Microsoft has developed a hockey-puck like device for use on its touchscreen computers that frees the user from the keyboard when creating.

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Microsoft's Surface Studio is a powerful PC for creators

Microsoft's new Surface Studio is the company's first ever desktop PC and is aimed directly at the creator market, just the kind of people who typically buy Apple Macs.

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