The comedian is thoughtful with his take on the nuances around encryption.
Security experts estimate that ransoms total hundreds of millions of dollars a year from cyber criminals, who typically target Windows users.
While companies work out the kinks in self-driving vehicles' algorithms, hackers are still a huge concern.
While the government is keeping sensitive systems off-limits, this will hopefully identify vulnerabilities that in-house experts wouldn't catch.
The cybersecurity guru talks about different ways hackers can destroy power and water stations.
The malicious email claimed to come from CEO Evan Spiegel, and someone in Snapchat's payroll department fell for it.
It doesn't take much to introduce a base layer of security in your small business -- so why allow your operation to be vulnerable a moment longer?
Paying the ransom was the "quickest and most efficient way" of regaining access to the affected systems, hospital president said.
This is the second year in a row the tech giant has offered the deal.
A spokesperson said Thursday that the company immediately detected the breach and sent messages to users to change their passwords.
The policy shift at the world's largest software company follows similar moves since October by Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo.
Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
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