Ask security experts what to do when hit with ransomware -- the sophisticated malware that infects a device or network, uses military-grade encryption to restrict access, and demands payment for the decryption key -- and you'll typically get the same answer: "never pay the ransom."
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The best and most noteworthy products and technologies found at CES 2015.
For the smartwatch industry, the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show has served as a sort of massive strategy meeting to figure out how to turn the wristwatch into a technology device.
About a year ago, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a bold publicity move he sat down for a <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/amazons-jeff-bezos-looks-to-the-future/">60 Minutes interview</a> and showed off the company's planned use of drones for same-day delivery to its customers.
Just be thankful you aren’t associated with any of these people.
Startups flock to DEMO with stand-out products.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to make waves in law enforcement. From connected guns that remember exactly when and how they were fired to wearable smart devices designed for police dogs, the IoT is becoming a go-to solution not only to improve law enforcement officers' capabilities, but also to increase accountability and public safety.
Here are 10 of the creepiest mobile apps, some of which are still available for download
While the cosmetic features like screen size and processing power of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus attracted the most attention, their use of Wi-Fi and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) for voice and video calling could eventually have a major impact on how phone calls are handled in the enterprise.
Google Glass has had a ripple effect throughout the enterprise world.
One of the limitations of 3D printing has been its inability to use different types of materials while printing one product. This has been an obstacle for 3D printing in space travel, which sometimes requires parts composed of several different materials.
Google recently announced a new networking protocol called Thread that aims to create a standard for communication between connected household devices.
Airlines have seen almost no increase in the use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops among passengers since the Federal Aviation Administration ruled in October that they are now allowed to do so during takeoff and landing, a recent study found.
The Internet of Things is growing, and the things are getting weirder by the day.
The retail world is evolving, thanks to these technologies.