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Q&A with CIPCUG Session 55

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John Weigle:   Why does Thunderbird no longer remember my password for outgoing Gmail? It works fine with my AOL, CIPCUG and the online Level 4 Outlook mail. The Gmail messages to me are downloaded with no problem.

News Item:  Ransomware Attacks Continue in Ukraine with Mysterious WannaCry Clone.

News Item:    Google Is Testing A “Panic Button” in Android So Users Can Close Malicious Apps.

News Item:  The EU is working legislation to insure the “right to repair” in an effort to avoid planned obsolescence.

Q&A with CIPCUG Session 49

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Roger Houston   Not sure about the usefulness of

Last Pass Authenticator. CrockMaskIs it helpful? How?

News Item:  A photo of a person’s eye taken at a medium distance is more than enough to trick a Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone login iris scanner, according to researchers from the Chaos Computer Club (CCC).

News Item:  Google now knows when its users go to the store and buy stuff

News Item:  Leaked!  Facebook rules that allow death threats, pictures of animal torture and videos of self-harm

News Item:  WannaCry update.

Follow on Question:  In light of Heathrow airport being shut down because computers can’t route luggage to the proper airplane, how likely is it that some virus, worm or just poor planning could shut down major portions of civilization?

Pictured:  Jerry Crocker, our photographer extraordinaire (in his disguise)

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