World's Biggest Cyberattack Hits 150 Countries And The threat Is 'Escalating'

The security firm Kaspersky Lab , based in Russian Federation, noted that Microsoft had repaired the software problem that allows backdoor entry into its operating systems weeks before hackers published the exploit linked to the NSA, but also said... More..

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More disruptions feared from worldwide ransomware cyber attack

Our key direction to you is to remember that we are in this with our customers - we are trusted advisors, counselors, and suppliers to them. The WannaCry malware, according to CERT-In, spreads "by using a vul...More..

Windows 10 S officially announced
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Windows 10 S officially announced

One big advantage that Windows 10 S has over ChromeOS is native support for Microsoft's own Office suite, which is a boon for students who favour Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel et al over their open-sour...More..

Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

This is because the virus may be spreading via email attachments or trusted websites, Mr MacGibbon told ABC, and if you don't open or click on to the infected sites then you won't be impacted. The security patc...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Global cyber attack affects 200000 victims: Europol chief

The spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - ransomware which locked up more than 100,000 computers - had slowed, cybersecurity experts said, but they warned that the respite may be brief. Infected computers app...More..

Ransomware attack hit 200000 in at least 150 countries
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ransomware attack hit 200000 in at least 150 countries

The extortion attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, was believed the biggest of its kind ever recorded, disrupting services from the U.S.to Russian Federation and Spain. China's ne...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for governments, says Microsoft

It spread cyber chaos worldwide, hitting Britain's hospital network, Germany's railway and scores of companies and government agencies. Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said the situation could wor...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Log in, look out: cyberattack could grow Monday

The NHS has said hospitals have had to cancel some outpatient appointments because of the attack. Meanwhile the doctor who said hospitals could be vulnerable to ransomware one day before a virus struck the NH...More..

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries

Many of those victims will be businesses, including large corporations. After an emergency government meeting Saturday in London, Britain's home secretary said one in five of 248 National Health Service trust...More..

Mobile launches BOGO deal-of sorts-for Samsung's Galaxy S8
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Mobile launches BOGO deal-of sorts-for Samsung's Galaxy S8

Samsung , the world's largest smartphone maker, had to recall an estimated 4 million units of the Galaxy Note 7 over concerns that batteries could overheat and explode. These phones are usually limited to t...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Mass Effect Put on the Back Burner as BioWare Montreal Downsizes

Kotaku has reported that the Mass Effect franchise has been put on hold for now and that Andromeda's developer, BioWare Montreal, has been turned into a support studio. It's interesting to note that Bioware in...More..

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Bring Lots of Major Design Updates
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Bring Lots of Major Design Updates

The Windows 10 Fall Creators update which is scheduled for this year is expected to showcase a number of changes. Users will first have to enter Developer Mode on their Windows 10 machine and enable Linux sup...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ransomware cyber attack 'likely to spread rapidly on Monday'

This one worked because of a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a known and highly unsafe security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and malware creat...More..

Snap Co-Founder Evan Spiegel Just Lost More than $1 Billion
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Snap Co-Founder Evan Spiegel Just Lost More than $1 Billion

Shares of the company plunged more than 20 percent to $18.30 in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $21.70 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.79. ILLEGAL ACT...More..

Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Top smartphone offers you can avail
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Flipkart Big 10 Sale: Top smartphone offers you can avail

Apple iPhone 7 Plus (Black, 128 GB) is available at a discount of 19 per cent at a price of Rs 65999 and so is iPhone 7 Plus (Black, 256 GB) at a price of Rs 73999. Flipkart's giving Rs 5,000 off on reliable sm...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

UK Conservatives have 15 point lead over Labour - Opinium poll

On a visit to southern England, May will commit to keeping European Union guarantees on workers' rights, getting workers represented on company boards and protecting pensions from "irresponsible behavior by com...More..

Vodacom agrees $2.6 bln Safaricom deal to tap Kenyan market
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Vodacom agrees $2.6 bln Safaricom deal to tap Kenyan market

The proposed transaction will improve Vodacom Group's presence in East Africa, jointly increasing the company's growth in financial services customers to 32 million, making it a formidable player in financial s...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

'Italy Firmly Condemns Test of Ballistic Missile Conducted by North Korea'

Japan said the missile flew for 30 minutes and dropped in the sea between the North's east coast and Japan. This month, North Korean state media warned China was crossing a "red line" in relations between the...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Eurovision 2017: Portugal's ballad wins contest

Bulgaria's contestant in this year's Eurovision Song Contet, the youngest participant, 17-year old Kristian Kostov came second with his song Beautiful Mess , Bulgaria's best achievement ever, reported BNR. ...More..

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

Our expert systems gave us visibility and context into this new attack as it happened, allowing Windows Defender Antivirus to deliver real-time defense. The most disruptive attacks were reported in Britain, whe...More..

Cyber attack claims 200000 victims in 150 countries
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Cyber attack claims 200000 victims in 150 countries

Microsoft released security updates last month to address the vulnerability, with another patch released on Friday. Trishneet Arora, CEO, TAC Security, said manufacturing companies in Mumbai, Gujarat and even j...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korean missile 'no danger' to Russia: defence ministry

While Moon called the launch a " reckless provocation ", the United States said North Korea has been "a flagrant menace for far too long". The missile impacted "so close to Russian soil -- in fact, closer to ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Rumor: Nintendo May Be Bringing The Legend of Zelda To Smartphones

A report by the Wall Street Journal late this evening indicated that following the eventual release of the mobile Animal Crossing game, which is still due out later this year, a Zelda game will follow it. U...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

S.Korea urges 'parallel' talks and sanctions to rein in N.Korea

President Donald Trump called Moon after he was sworn in. Moon advocated dialogue with the North as well as sanctions, adopting a more conciliatory stance than his predecessor. Chinese President Xi Jinping ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

New S. Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

Mr Moon assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the national election commission finished counting Tuesday's votes and declared him victor of the special election necessitated by the ousting of c...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Russian phone operator also hit by cyberattack

Other criminals may be tempted to mimic the success of Friday's "ransomware " attack, which locks up computers and hold people's files for ransom. A spokesman for the European Union's police agency , Europol...More..

MP3 is officially dead as founders terminate licensing program
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

MP3 is officially dead as founders terminate licensing program

Bernhard Grill, director of that Fraunhofer division and one of the principals in the development of the MP3, told NPR over email that another audio format, AAC - or " Advanced Audio Coding ", which his o...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft's Fluent Design Language enhances Windows 10 appearance

If you're a Windows Insider in the Fast Ring then you can download the latest Windows 10 build 16193 and start testing the Story Remix feature. The updates will be packaged in what the company is calling ...More..

2 lakh hit by 'unprecedented' cyberhack in 150 nations:Europol
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

2 lakh hit by 'unprecedented' cyberhack in 150 nations:Europol

Computers in more than 150 countries have been hit by what experts are calling an unprecedented mass cyberattack using ransomware. Microsoft issued a security patch for the Windows flaw in March, but many peo...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Pres. Moon vows to do everything to build peace on Korean peninsula

Mr. Moon Jae-in soon and also look forward to working closely as special strategic partners", Modi added. Trump rammed it in there before Moon's election precisely to preempt Moon from taking any steps to stop ...More..