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New Ransomware Hijacks your PC via Facebook and LinkedIn

Of course, the benefit of abusing Facebook and LinkedIn is that users usually blindly trust whatever is sent to them, particularly if it appears to come from a trusted contact. "Our primary finding is embedding an.HTA format into an image file (could be a JPEG too), which is relevant to all browsers", explained Oded Vanunu, head of products vulnerability research at Check Point, in an email to SC Media.

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Marvel Vs. Capcom 4 Is Real, Coming To Consoles In 2017

Rather than featuring X-Men, as is the norm for the series, we'll instead be seeing a focus on characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the second image, characters like Iron Fist, Wolverine, Doctor Strange and more were featured and are folded into somewhat number "4".

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Apple Drones Will Help Company Make Maps Better

The drones will be used to examine street signs, track changes in road layouts and update the database with areas of construction, Bloomberg's source explained. Check out the Bloomberg report covering Apple's own Drone program that was granted approval by the FAA in March. The drones would replace the minivans it now uses to collect similar data.

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Black Friday deals helped lift US auto sales in November

Once the airwaves were clear of political advertising after the November 8 elections, automakers added discounts and had better luck getting their messages out to buyers. Ford has captured the biggest chunk of sales, with 15.7 per cent of the Canadian market, followed by FCA at 14.3 per cent and GM at 13.3 per cent. While Fiat Chrysler's Jeep brand sales fell 12 percent, led by a 37 percent plunge in Cherokee deliveries, a bright spot was a 12 percent jump for Ram brand pickups and work vans.

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Apple said to employ drones to improve Apple Maps

Sources for the publication also indicate that Apple has nabbed at least one member of Amazon's Prime Air division (which is tasked with developing drones that will deliver packages directly to customers). The drones will be able to capture and update Apple Maps at a far quicker rate than Apple's collection of Global Positioning System data-collecting minivans , which began appearing in the United States in early 2015.

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Apple said to employ drones to improve Apple Maps

Sources for the publication also indicate that Apple has nabbed at least one member of Amazon's Prime Air division (which is tasked with developing drones that will deliver packages directly to customers). The drones will be able to capture and update Apple Maps at a far quicker rate than Apple's collection of Global Positioning System data-collecting minivans , which began appearing in the United States in early 2015.