EVERYDAY TECH - Ransomeware Beware!
This week's guests are from Seventh Knight, the developer of AppMoat.Travis Odom – VP, Customer Experience Charlie Case – VP, Government ServicesDiscussed on this episode:What is Ransomware?encrypts (scrambles) personal files (documents, pictures, taxes, financial/customer records, etc)Requires paying a “ransom” to (maybe) get your files backCommonly initiated by malicious links in emailsWhy should we be concerned?even if not YOUR business, we all pay when people loseImagine losing family photosEven backups can be, and often are, compromisedRECENT EXAMPLES: Including Yazoo County schools being held up for more than a quarter-million dollars!What can we do about it?Awareness and recognizing scams is crucialBe suspiciousPersonal users can use tools such as CryptoPreventBusinesses can benefit from AppMoat, a 24/7 managed service to protect their systems(AppMoat is a Ransomware/Zero-Day Managed Endpoint Protection tool for Windows workstations and servers)https://www.seventhknight.com/appmoat/
EVERYDAY TECH - Epic vs. Apple | Fortnite vs. iTunes
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EVERYDAY TECH - Roku Scam?
This week, Wiltz tells us about a Roku scam his parents almost fell for, and about that Zoom life. Jeremy and Wiltz extoll the many uses on Linux, and much, much more!Visit the show page at EverydayTech.MPBOnline.org and our Facebook page!Listen to Everyday Tech or any of the MPB Think Radio programs live or on demand on the MPB Public Media App!Free on iTunesFree on Google PlayHere are the stories the guys have been looking at this week:Looks like Amazon is getting in on the rural Internet race|Also here...Reddit is ready for its tiny live-streaming service to get biggerGoogle says your Chrome tabs will soon load up to 10 percent fasterMicrosoft’s new Transcribe in Word feature is designed for students, reporters, and moreLevel’s latest smart lock can be unlocked with a touchNintendo reportedly releasing upgraded Switch next yeariRobot is giving its vacuum cleaners a new AI-powered brainZoom went down Monday morning and the schoolchildren, they did rejoiceBill Gates says tech companies ‘deserve rude, unfair, tough questions’WordPress founder claims Apple cut off updates to hisfree app because it wants 30%Pokémon Go adds powerful Mega Evolution formsPorsche's subscription program adds new tier and expands to LAOlympus cameras can now be turned into webcams on a MacWhat's New to Stream in September on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Disney+, and More