Tiny Robin Hood society in England says it’s inundated after GameStop financial frenzy

LONDON — A tiny nonprofit in the city of Nottingham, England, was little known before a major financial frenzy flung it into the social media spotlight. The World Wide Robin Hood Society, based in Sherwood, Nottingham, is run by a middle-aged couple enthusiastic about championing their hometown and the fable of the beguiling English legend […]

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Can large fluid-filled spaces in the brain help identify those at risk of dementia?

People with enlarged fluid-filled spaces in the brain around small blood vessels may be more likely to develop cognitive problems and dementia over time than people without these enlarged spaces, according to a new study published in the January 27, 2021, online issue of Neurology. Perivascular spaces are involved in clearing waste and toxins from […]

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Ransomware payments are falling as more victims refuse to pay

Cybersecurity firm Coveware’s latest quarterly ransomware report shows that after continuously rising since Q3 2018, average ransomware payments fell 34 percent in the fourth quarter of last year to $154,108. Median ransomware payments, meanwhile, were down 55 percent to $49,450. Generally, anyone who suffers a ransomware attack is advised not to hand over any crypto […]

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