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It said the majority of the attacks targeted Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. What is it? The ransomware locks down all the files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in order to regain control of them. The ransomware, called "WannaCry," is spread by taking advantage of a Windows vulnerability that Microsoft released a security patch for in March. But computers and networks that haven't updated their systems are at risk. "Affected machines have six hours to pay up and every few hours the ransom goes up," said Kurt Baumgartner, the principal security researcher at security firm Kaspersky Lab.
Sixteen National Health Service (NHS) organizations in the UK have been hit, and some of those hospitals have canceled outpatient appointments and told people to avoid emergency departments if possible. Megafon, a Russian telecommunications company, was also hit by the attack. The U.S.
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Just as it sounds, Local Awareness Ads make it easier for Facebook advertisers to reach audiences in the area immediately surrounding their place/s of business – as per the original release: “Local awareness ads are built to be more cost-effective than traditional advertising channels like newspaper while offering more precise targeting and greater reach.” Since then, Facebook has improved the Local Awareness Ads offering, with updated targeting and new call to action button options, including the introduction of the ‘Send Message’ CTA just last month.
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Just a few years ago you needed a laptop to create even the simplest images for the web. Today, you can do it on the fly... with your smartphone! You don't even need a computer anymore. Wait... you don't know how to do this with your phone?? No worries! In fact, I created the image in this post while I was partying with my friends. Can anyone say "drunk dial"? Girls In Tech launches startup competition for women in Indonesia. Even though there are more women giving birth to SMEs nowadays, only a few of them include tech in their business.
In order to change that, non-profit organisation Girls In Tech Indonesia aims to inspire Indonesian women to engage with tech in their day-to-day activities. To support this noble vision, the organisation launched #Womenwin, a competition that aims to make Indonesian women more tech-savvy as well as prove that tech may accelerate their performance in business. How small businesses can get more done during the holiday season. Mashable's latest #BizChats Twitter chat, sponsored by Staples, discussed how small businesses can be more productive during the busiest time of the year.
Over the course of an hour, @MashBusiness covered an array of topics, ranging from the major holiday marketing trends every small business should pay attention to, to unique ways businesses can show customer appreciation to drive loyalty during the holiday season. Several small business experts joined the conversation including: Amy Jo Martin, founder and CEO of Digital Royalty; Doug and Polly White, writers for Entrepreneur Magazine, small business experts and serial entrepreneurs; Mari Smith, Facebook marketing expert, social media influencer and speaker; Marley Majcher, CEO of The Party Goddess and small business expert; Martin Jones, sr. social media and content marketing manager; and Matthew Toren, owner of iSmallBusiness.com, Kidpreneurs.org, writer at Entrepreneur and serial entrepreneur.
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