United Kingdom works to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

It appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked to the internet. On Friday afternoon (12 May) a global ransomware attack hit nearly 100 countries, affecting systems in ho... More..

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Dozens of countries hit by huge cyber-extortion attack

St Bartholomew's in London was one of many hospitals where cyberattacks blocked doctors' access to patient files and forced emergency rooms to close. Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS comp...More..

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Snapchat announced its First Earnings Report, falling short of Expectations

In its ad revenue forecast for the next few years, eMarketer predicted that Snapchat will continue to see faster revenue growth than any other digital company, although future growth rates are expected to be ...More..

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Hackers use stolen United States spy agency tool to launch global cyberattack

The statement said antivirus systems are working to destroy it. St Barts Health NHS Trust, which runs The Royal London , St Bartholomew's, Whipps Cross and Newham hospitals in London , said it had imp...More..

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United Kingdom interior minister Rudd says health system has recovered from cyber attack

Europol also warned a "complex worldwide investigation" was required "to identify the culprits". The ransomware appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was purportedly identified by the ...More..

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What We Know About the Global Ransomware Attack

The interior ministry said 1,000 of its computers were hit by a virus. However shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth said the attack was "terrible news and a real worry for patients" and urged the Gover...More..

Puig, Bellinger power Dodgers to 13-5 win over Giants
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Puig, Bellinger power Dodgers to 13-5 win over Giants

Hunter Pence and Buster Posey both went 2-for-5 with an RBI as San Francisco (11-18) defeated Los Angeles (15-14) at Dodger Stadium for only the fifth time in the past 16 meetings. He would have blanked the...More..

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Nissan hit by cyber attack

The pernicious new form of "ransomware" that rapidly spread across the globe reportedly demanded payments of as much as US$600 (NZ$874) to restore access and scrambling data. Barts Health NHS Trust in London ...More..

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NHS 'robust' after cyber-attack

Health workers reported being locked out of their systems and seeing messages demanding ransom payments to regain access. Victims have six hours to pay before a $300 ransom goes up, one expert said. Five NHS tr...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

NHS faces weekend of chaos after global cyber attack cripples hospitals' computers

On Friday, Russia's interior and emergencies ministries, as well as its biggest bank, Sberbank, said they were targeted by ransomware. "Each country handles incidents of electronic crime differently, but in g...More..

Chelsea's season in numbers
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Chelsea's season in numbers

After the rancour under Mourinho last season, the effect was to return a sense of order to the club while others, notably Arsenal, acted out their own soap opera in full view of everyone. "When he realised thin...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Leaked NSA tools used in cyber attack; USA company among those affected

In Spain, the attacks did not disrupt the provision of services or networks operations of the victims, the government said in a statement . Cybersecurity firm Avast identified more than 75,000 ransomware a...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Microsoft renovates Windows 10 at Build 2017

One of the company's key executives told the audience that the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update would be built around for key features - Timeline, " Pick up where you left off ", Clipboard , and OneDrive Fil...More..

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Amber Rudd chairs emergency meeting after NHS cyber attack

But @MalwareTechBlog warned that the "crisis isn't over" as those behind it "can always change the code and try again". "Today our engineers added detection and protection against new malicious software known a...More..

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Nissan says UK plant hit by cyber attack

The attack infected computers with what is known as "ransomware" - software that locks up the user's data and flashes a message demanding payment to release it. The malicious software behind the onslaught appea...More..

Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision final brings glittery fun

Semi-finals are even required to whittle down the number of participants for the big final. Why do you think it's become a rite-of-passage for former television talent contest stars to try and take on Eurovis...More..

Xiaomi to launch Redmi 4 in India on May 16
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Xiaomi to launch Redmi 4 in India on May 16

The Redmi Note 4 has a pretty neat phone for its price. It would be powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 3GB of RAM . The camera also features backside illumination technology (...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

KeyCorp Comments on Laredo Petroleum Inc's Q1 2017 Earnings (LPI)

Stock of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. During the same quarter previous year, the business earned $0.08 earnings per share. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, August 2n...More..

Microsoft unveils new Surface laptop
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Microsoft unveils new Surface laptop

Microsoft in association with Pearson will offer secondary- and university-level curriculum in health, commerce, history and STEM, on all Windows Mixed Reality compatible devices before the start of the academi...More..

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Microsoft expands support for Project Rome SDK, now includes iOS as well

Through this SDK, developers with apps on multiple platforms will be able to provide a seamless user experience, by allowing apps to be launched and controlled on multiple platforms and devices, regardless of t...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

NHS cyber-attack did not hit Wales - Welsh Government

Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users' files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. Security officials...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Cyber extortion attack hits countries across the world

It demands payment in three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received in seven days, the files will be deleted, according to the screen message. China's official Xinhua news agency said some secon...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

UK government in dark over who behind cyber attack

The ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users' access to it until a ransom is paid to unlock it. Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the ...More..

THAAD Deployment: What to Expect From South Korea's New President
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

THAAD Deployment: What to Expect From South Korea's New President

Out of 32.8 million votes cast on Election Day and during a two-day early voting period last week, Moon received 41.08 percent, or 13.4 million, of votes cast, handily clinching the office he had failed to win ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Hackers exploit stolen USA spy agency tool to launch global cyberattack

The gang, having gained access to computers, then deployed WannaCry, the ransomware, to hijack the computing system and encrypt all the files contained on it. This particular malware emerged in February and has...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Massive Ransomware Cyber-Attack Hits Countries

In the three months after the centre was launched, there were 188 "high-level" attacks as well as countless lower-level incidents. In the immediate aftermath of the attacks some NHS IT leaders were critical o...More..

Is Star Wars Battlefront II Coming to Nintendo Switch?
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Is Star Wars Battlefront II Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Last October, video-game giant Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) launched the latest installment in its long-running Battlefield series of first-person-shooter video games, known as Battlefield 1. This obviously i...More..

Chelsea claim English Premier League title
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Chelsea claim English Premier League title

West Brom frustrated Chelsea for 82 minutes until substitute Batshuayi became the visitors' unlikely hero, converting Cesar Azpilicueta's cross from close range. "He worked us a lot in training, and that w...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Massive ransomware cyber-attack hits almost 100 countries around the world

Computer systems shut down at Colchester General Hospital on Friday after the NHS fell victim to a "ransomware" cyberattack. The report came amid a global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to hav...More..

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Russia's central bank says domestic banks withstood massive cyber attacks - RIA

Up to 99 countries may have been affected by the ransomware cyberattack that has struck the NHS, according to some experts, reported Sky News . Thousands of computers around 99 countries, including the UK, U...More..