Monthly Archives: February 2017

Blue screen of death? iPhone freezing? Blame particles from outer space

Electrically charged particles from outer space may be to blame when our electronic devices crash unexpectedly. According to Bharat Bhuva, a professor of electrical engineering at Vanderbilt University, many unexplained glitches that force a reboot could be the result of electrically charged particles generated by cosmic rays from outside our solar system. Once the rays… Read More »

Fake UPS emails deliver Windows shortcut malware

Windows shortcut files have seen a small rise in popularity lately. The shortcut files, using the .lnk file extension, are essentially small files Windows uses to point elsewhere in the file system. Normally you may think of shortcuts to other programs like your browser or a game residing on your desktop. Well this malware is… Read More »