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The Biggest Designer Debates

It seems like every industry has their own set of fiercely debated topics. They pit tool against tool, theory against theory and can be great fun (or infuriating, depending upon your perspective). But since web designers spend an inordinate amount of their lives online, our debates tend to stir a whole lot of both participation and passion. Today, we’re going to look at some of the subjects of debate that have taken on a life of their own. Some are completely organic to the industry, while others have been adapted from society at large. Regardless, they have resulted in some epic arguments.
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New Malware Miner Sneakily Hides When Task Manager Is Open

Meet “Norman” – a new variant of monero-mining malware that employs crafty tricks to avoid being spotted. After injection, it overwrites its entry in explorer.exe to conceal evidence of its presence. It also stops operating the miner when the PC’s user opens Task Manager (see image below). Re-injecting itself once Task Manager is not running.

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