14erCleaner writes: I've been tasked with setting up a new HP Windows 10 laptop for a nonprofit group. While I have decades of experience with older Windows versions, so far I've dodged the forced upgrades, so this is my first Win10 experience. What should I be doing to get this set up smoothly? What should I install/uninstall/enable/disable? (Other than "format the disk and install Linux", which unfortunately isn't an option.)
14erCleaner writes: "According to Juniper Networks, malware for Android platforms has increased 472% since July. 55% of the identified malware acts in one way or another as spyware. The other major type of attack, which make up 44%, are SMS Trojans, which send SMS messages to premium rate numbers owned by the attacker in the background of a legitimate application, without the owner’s knowledge. They credit the more open app store, with no up-front review process, for the greater amount of malware versus the iPhone platform."
14erCleaner writes: "US Circuit Judge Denny Chin has rejected a $125 million settlement between Google Books and the author's guild, that would have allowed Google to publish all out-of-work fiction online. Chin has previously ruled more favorably on this case."
14erCleaner writes: "A federal judge sentenced a Colorado Springs programmer to two years in prison Tuesday. Douglas Duchak was caught trying to insert code that would have interfered with processing searches into the TSA's no-fly list in October 2009, after he was notified that his contract job was being terminated."