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Rundown for December 7, 2016



Could Your Computer Be Held For Ransom?  We all know that the internet has opened up the door to an entire world of hackers and cyber-crime.  But did you know that there is a type of software called “ransomware” that can essentially hold your computer hostage?  The FBI, in cooperation with law enforcement agencies representing forty other countries, recently took down a massive cyber-crime network that specialized in ransomware and other types of malware.  Joe Bonavolanta, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Cyber and Counterintelligence Program in the FBI’s Boston office, talks with Dan about the dangers of ransomware and how to protect yourself.  Have you ever experienced this type of scam while surfing the web?  Call in with your questions or comments and join the conversation!



Nail Your Next Job Interview!  The job interview process is one of the most intimidating phases of any job search.  Evan Pellett is an expert in the recruiting and hiring field, and is the author of a new book, Cracking The Code To A Successful Interview.  Tune in to hear his tips, the most common mistakes people make, and strategies you can use to impress at your next job interview.  Call in and add your voice to the mix!



Trump Is Time’s Person Of The Year!  Time Magazine has chosen one of the most divisive politicians this country has ever seen as its 2016 Person Of The Year.  President-elect Donald Trump was chosen from the short list of contenders that included Hillary Clinton, hackers, and Beyoncé.  Like him or hate him, do you agree that Donald Trump was the most influential person of 2016?  Was there anyone Time left off the list that you think deserved to be in the running?  Call in and be a part of the show!





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