Today is Sunday. A day of rest.
Are you a natural short sleeper? Apparently there’s a gene for that and scientists think they’ve found it.
After almost two weeks, the Steamship Authority systems are back and old ferry reservation data has been restored. A spokesperson wouldn’t tell the Globe how they resolved the problem but from the outside it looks like they paid a ransom. If they did, as a government-owned entity, they should be a little more transparent, don’t you think?
It’s a match made in the stars: cryptocurrency speculation and astrology.
Daniel Howley has a primer on two-factor authentication and Josephine Wolff reveals 5 myths about ransomware, one of which is why two-factor is only one tool to prevent an attack.
And the Times wants to know why the IRS rarely audits private equities firms. I know, right?