Look Out for This Covid-19 Excel Phishing Scam

Look Out for This Covid-19 Excel Phishing Scam

The Covid-19 pandemic has provided boundless opportunities for scammers since January at least. But a group of fraudsters known as Scattered Canary has reached new depths, ripping off state unemployment systems for millions of dollars just as funds are running dangerously low.It’s not all bad news, though. For the last several months, the FBI had…

Videogame Movies Are Finally Getting Halfway Decent

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. The recent Tomb Raider proved that videogames could be turned into good films. Photograph: Graham Bartholomew/Warner Bros.Movies based on videogames have a notoriously bad track record, but fantasy author Erin Lindsey says that the recent Tomb Raider reboot, while hardly original, was surprisingly well done. “They do…

Let’s Put an End to Annual Physicals

Let’s Put an End to Annual Physicals

The doctor looked in my ears, shined a light in my eyes and mouth, and listened to my heart and lungs with his stethoscope, before ending the exam with this: “Turn your head and cough, sir.” I did what I was told, but the whole experience felt absurd. This wasn’t a physical I’d scheduled or…

Covid-19 Is Sweeping Through the Navajo Nation

Covid-19 Is Sweeping Through the Navajo Nation

This story originally appeared in High Country News and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.Lucinda Charleston’s children reminded her that she wasn’t young anymore. But despite their worry, she assembled an emergency public health team to tackle the Navajo Nation’s first coronavirus outbreak. The pandemic hit Chilchinbeto, a small town in the northeast corner…

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Gmail Inbox Safer

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Gmail Inbox Safer

Chances are you’re one of the 1.5 billion or so people using Gmail, but many of us just dive in and out of our inboxes without taking time to explore some of its extra features and functions—some of which are designed to make us safer and protect our privacy.Under the hood, Gmail has a number…