ArsTechnica: Louisiana declares state of emergency in response to ransomware attack
That gives them about 7 months. Other countries have attempted this in the past, we’re not aware of anywhere where it stuck.
A former Expedia/Hotels.com employee describes a Gmail feature that could be costing the sites over $150m/year.
Facebook apologized for their earlier outage. The outage was caused bu “server configuration change[s].”
Exchange 2013 vulnerable due to NTLM hash exposure. tl;dr, Office 365 is better for most people.
Google is rolling out Project Fi to “most phones”. If you have reliable WiFi at home and at work you may be able to save a ton of money on your phone bill. Read more.
Ars Technica shows off a Japanese cell phone that can fit in your wallet.
Bloomberg reports that Facebook has been hacked, again.
Insttake: This won’t seriously affect the breached users. However, it continues to show that Facebook has been more focused on growth than security over the last several years. They will harvest that for years to come.
An article in HBR argues that AI/automation will increase worker earnings & invent new jobs.
Our take: they aren’t wrong but this is also glass half-full analysis.