With bitcoin becoming the go-to cryptocurrency for attackers, a new type of malware has popped up that demands nude photographs of the victim as payment to decrypt personal files.
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Technology enthusiast puts it mildly to what you can call me. One of the bigger Microsoft fans out there. To put this into perspective, I enjoyed Windows Vista. Massive Halo fan, mainly due to the fast paced manner in which I die all the time.
Born in a small town outside our capital in South Africa I grew up learning myself how to code and build or repair computers. The way technology has progressed in the last 20 years have amazed me and I have always wanted to be a part of that evolution. Although I'm not a very smart person in general to the point where I can build the next Facebook, I found myself writing about my favourite technology advancements.
An accountant by trade, I work as a tax consultant for private and business clients and push forward my passion for writing. As a tax consultant, I have a very thick skin.
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