Showing posts from October, 2012

Skype Users Targeted with Ransomware and Click Fraud

Click to Enlarge Don't click random links asking about profile pictures in Skype - if you end up with a zipfile, you can be sure that the best course of action is to simply delete it. Running the file inside will lock your data with a piece of Ransomware and you'll also have a ton of clickfraud activity taking place in the background to contend with.

FTL Tipsheet

Here are my FTL protips (buyer beware, I've died horribly on the seventh wave every single time so maybe I'm not the right guy for the Protip job). Having said that: 1) Comb as much of the first map as possible, because you won't be able to hang about on later sections of the game. At this point, the enemy ships chasing you are fairly weak and you can afford to get caught by them once or twice as you forage near the exit. 2) For the first few levels, passing through a red area isn't quite as bad as it seems. It's worth passing through them if taking the "safer" route means you'll end up in a bunch of nebula sections which almost always mean instadeath later on in the game. 3) When upgrading the ship, a lot of players start powering down the medbay because other bits of the ship need to be up and running (you know, like oxygen and guns or whatever). Don't neglect the medbay! It'll stop you getting dead (important) and you can also use