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19.5M California Voter Records Breached After Ransomware Infection
 February 9, 2018  Kayla Thrailkill
An unknown ransomware variant infected the Sacramento Bee database on towards the end of January.  The ransomware infection was able to execute because the newspaper’s firewall did not turn back on after updates took place.

The ultimate guide to Google Home: Tips and tricks for understanding and making the most out of your assistant speaker
Rita El Khoury
Feb 10, 2018
You just got a Google Home, and after unwrapping it and setting it up, you've asked about the weather, requested a few songs to play, and set a timer for 5 minutes to see how it rings. Now what?

How to Find a Job Using Social Media
David Nield
Today 10:00am Filed to: JOBS
Your social networks aren’t just there for arguing politics with your uncle or looking at your neighbor’s lunch—they’re also good for the serious business of finding your next place of employment. Here’s how to perfect your searching on each of the major networks to maximize your chances of landing your dream job, or something close to it.

NSA sent coded messages through Twitter
It was hiding secret communications in plain sight.
Jon Fingas
21h ago in Internet
Spy agencies have a long history of using public outlets to deliver secret messages, such as numbers stations or cryptic classified ads. Now, however, they've adapted to the internet era.

Equifax says more private data was stolen in 2017 breach than first revealed
The credit rating agency said it didn't originally announce "potential" data points, like tax identification numbers, that "may have been accessed" by hackers.
By Zack Whittaker for Zero Day | February 10, 2018 -- 19:25 GMT (11:25 PST) | Topic: Security

How to Stream From VLC to Chromecast
Since the Chromecast was introduced, we’ve all been waiting for VLC to support it. Now with version 3, it finally does.

You are being tracked. Deal with it.
Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY Published 9:00 a.m. ET Feb. 10, 2018
Your every move is being tracked. If you didn't realize it by now, get used to it.

From July on, Chrome will brand plain old HTTP as “Not secure”
The "Not secure" label will go where the padlock would go for an encrypted connection.
PETER BRIGHT - 2/9/2018, 2:50 PM