22 Year-Old Hero Halts Worldwide RansomWare Virus “WannaCry”

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    This weekend we saw the most devastating coordinated world-wide attack on hospitals and health institutions that has ever been experienced, in the form of a malicious virus that encrypts the contents of a computer system and then holds its ransom, demanding payment, usually in the form of a Crytocurrency such as Bitcoin. Until such payment is delivered, the user’s computer is locked. In Friday’s attack, NIH Health Clinics and Hospitals all over the UK were struck by the ransomware attack, which then spread out to non-health related industries such as Nissan and Renault. Over 150,000 systems became infected until the attack was thwarted by a 22 year-old British cyber security expert.

    New Justice League Funko Pops

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    3 months before the DC Comics/Warner Brothers Justice League movie comes out, our favorite pop culture retailer has come out with their own signature versions of the members of The Justice League. The mini highly stylized figures will consist of Batman , Wonder Wiman, Aqua Man, The Flash, Cyborg, and of course, Superman.

    The X-Files returns for 11th season | SyfyWire

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    Yes, the people who defined what it meant to be both cool, aloof and purveyors of all things bad-ass are coming back for a just announced 11th season. X-Files is back baby! Here’s hoping they finally get the truth out there and no longer leave a smidgeon of “plausible deniability”. There are ALIENS AMONGST US, DAMMIT!

    Mark Hamill is the Ambassador to the Nation of Cool

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    In the land of my people, Homo Nerdist, Mark Hamill is a Prince, a Royal, A fierce leader in all things amazing, cool and quintessentially nerd. Even though he may not have had a blockbuster Hollywood career like Harrison Ford, he has always been busy, lending his voice talents in the service of all things fandom. It turns out, besides Luke Skywalker, he’s known for another arguably just as famous character: The Joker.