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Ransomware Gang Leaks D.C. Metropolitan Police Data after Failed Negotiations

May 17th, 2021 · No Comments

The cybercrime syndicate behind Babuk ransomware has leaked more personal files belonging to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) after negotiations with the DC Police broke down, warning that they intend to publish all data if their ransom demands are not met. “The negotiations reached a dead end, the amount we were offered does not suit […]

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Tags: Guest Article · Malware · Security · Virus

I Always Wondered Where Food Came From

August 31st, 2017 · No Comments

This week we have another fun article from our friend Dan owner of Cartridge World located at 3656 S. Campbell, Springfield, MO 65807. (417) 823-9990 My wife is ill so I’ve taken over the cooking duties, a skill previously unknown to me. For the last 65 years, at mealtimes—poof!— it never failed—food magically appeared on my […]

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My Long Jeopardy Nightmare Continues

October 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Today we get another fun guest article by Dan McNeil In my years-long quest to prove I’m at least as smart as the guy who comes in third on Jeopardy, I once again took the annual online test to compete on the show. Typically you just have to be lucky enough to get several questions in […]

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A Tribute to Craig Mitchell Dix

May 22nd, 2015 · 16 Comments

By Bob Anderson (This story is a reprint from the book Sarge, What Now?) A long time ago, a kid left Livonia, Michigan. He went to war. He was probably a lot like me I guess, although I never met him but he has been a part of my life daily since 1975. In 1975, […]

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Loss of a dog, no a friend

March 18th, 2015 · No Comments

This weeks article is another guest article by Dan McNeil. This one much less controversial than his previous articles, and a tribute. He wrote this in May of 2014. I lost a best friend last week.  After 11 years, our Yorkie passed on. He’d been fading for a year, his passing was expected, and we knew […]

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Tags: Guest Article · Non-Tech · Soap Box