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LeakerLocker: Mobile Ransom/Doxware

Today, I learned about a relatively new type of Android Malware, dubbed LeakerLocker. It is spread via malicious software within the Google Play Store, but the unique thing about LeakerLocker is that it doesn't need to encrypt your device to hold you to ransom. In fact, it doesn't need to do anything "special" at...

How To Delete Files With A Long File Name In Windows

I'm fastidious when it comes to keeping things like my hard drive and emails in order. I hate clutter, both in the real and virtual world. So imagine my disbelief when I was tidying up some old files on my hard drive recently, only to find that I couldn't delete them because the file...

How To Insert A Time Stamp With Time Zone In Excel

Whilst working on a side-project with work, I needed to create a form that could easily allow people to add the current time, date and time zone to a spreadsheet. Date and time is easy to add within Excel using the NOW() function and a little bit of VBA scripting. However, I also needed...

Medium Vs Ghost - Which One For a Personal Blog?

I decided recently that I wanted to start blogging again. Not in a professional capacity (like I did for MakeUseOf), but rather just some meandering thoughts on a personal blog. That way, I don’t have an editor to please, and I can publish whatever I like. That got me thinking though, which is...

How To Use A TP-Link Router With Sky Fibre Optic

The Sky OEM router is fine for the vast majority of cases, but if you want more functionality, better signal strength, or advanced features like VPN support or parental controls, you’re gonna want to use a TP-Link router with Sky fibre. In this article I’ll be showing you how you can replace...