Italian, Spanish firms seek to create infrastructure giant

And it was not immediately clear whether the Spanish company's main shareholder, whose backing is crucial, was on board. While the Italian company is now larger than Abertis, Atlantia's assets are concentrated in its domestic market. A spokesman for ... More..

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Users hit by WannaCry cyberattack

Among those hit were Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica and FedEx Corp.in the U.S. Other Windows systems had also been affected and just 4.7% of NHS systems were still run...More..

Microsoft president slams USA govt over ransomware
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft president slams USA govt over ransomware

Robison is expected to make a Parliamentary statement today. "It is important to emphasise that patient safety is paramount and there is no evidence that patient data has been compromised". Reports suggest...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber Attack: What You Need To Know Today

Europol said a special task force at its European Cybercrime Centre was "specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in supporting the investigation". The companies and go...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council stressed the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearisation through concrete action". The secretive state tested a new...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Lakh Hit By 'Unprecedented' Cyberhack in 150 Nations Including India

Seven hospitals were still unable to accept emergency patients two days after a global cyber attack brought down dozens of NHS systems. "We will get a decryption tool eventually, but for the moment, it's stil...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ransomware attacks: Microsoft blames U.S. government for 'stockpiling' vulnerabilities

The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. President Vladimir Putin denied Russian Federation, which has been accused of cy...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Log in, look out: Cyberattack havoc may grow at week's start

Wainwright said Europol was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States to track down those responsible, saying that more than one person was likely behind it. The ransomware is spre...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

What is ransomware? 5 key questions about the NHS cyber hack answered

Programs were being installed to fix the problem. The malware is a type of ransomware that seems to have spread via a computer virus known as a worm, meaning that it can move throughout a network without hu...More..

'Super Mario Odyssey' to take center stage at E3 2017
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

'Super Mario Odyssey' to take center stage at E3 2017

It will be immediately followed by another event called "Nintendo Treehouse", where members and developers of Treehouse will present their games for both Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS. Three days of live str...More..

Enables Windows 10 Creators Update Media-Free Installation
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Enables Windows 10 Creators Update Media-Free Installation

While there were no additions, bug fixes and changes discovered during the beta testing of macOS Sierra 10.12.5, the final version came with bug fixes and enhancements, as pointed out by MacRumors . What would...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

No report yet on Ransomware attack on Indian network: Cyber security unit

When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Microsoft President Brad Smith says ,...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

World braces for more cyberattacks

Green dots show active WannaCrypt infections just before noon EDT Monday. Spanish firm Telefonica, French automaker Renault, the USA -based delivery service FedEx and the German railways Deutsche Bahn were am...More..

Salman Khan's Tubelight's song 'The Radio' will be launching in Dubai
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Salman Khan's Tubelight's song 'The Radio' will be launching in Dubai

The actor is now in Dubai shooting for his next film, Tiger Zinda Hai . With just 1 day to go, Dubai is prepping themselves to be lit up with the actor's charm! After an intriguing teaser, the makers will rele...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at workweek's start

In China, many users can't access Microsoft's software patch to fix the vulnerability "because many Chinese computers run on pirated Microsoft operating systems", NPR's Rob Schmitz reports from Shanghai. In S...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

China's Xi seeks to rewrite global trade rules as US retreats

Xi pledged $122 billion in extra funding for the Belt and Road Initiative in his opening speech to the forum, though he gave no timeframe for the disbursement of funds. "We need to seek win-win results through ...More..

Derek Jeter gives emotional speech as Yankees retire No. 2 jersey
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Derek Jeter gives emotional speech as Yankees retire No. 2 jersey

To Jeter, and to those who have had the same honor it means taking all of that seriously, and there is no denying the fact about Yankees baseball for 20-years played the way Derek Jeter wanted it to be played...More..

Global ransomware attack: India stays on high alert
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Global ransomware attack: India stays on high alert

But he also placed fault in national governments. Security agencies in affected countries were racing to find out. India's cyber security unit CERT-In said it has received formal reports of just five "incid...More..

Asus is reportedly planning to scrap its ZenWatch range
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Asus is reportedly planning to scrap its ZenWatch range

In related news, Apple shipped about 3.5 million units of Apple Watch in the first quarter of 2017, according to IDC. The launch of the Zenwatch 3 in November was lauded as a great looking watch, howeve...More..

FedEx hit by 'WannaCry' ransomware
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

FedEx hit by 'WannaCry' ransomware

In his first public comments since the attack on Friday, Mr Hunt told Sky News: "Although we have never seen anything on this scale when it comes to ransomware attacks, they are relatively common and there are ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

200000 groups hit by ransomware in 150 countries, says Europol

An unprecedented "ransomware" cyberattack that has already hit tens of thousands of victims in 150 countries could wreak greater havoc as more malicious variations appear and people return to their desks Monday...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft to offer 3 flavors of Linux in the Windows Store

The app will work across Windows, iOS and Android devices, allowing you to quickly synchronise photos and videos across multiple devices. Honestly, everybody wants to eat Pushbullet's lunch these days. Micros...More..

Future Apple Watch models to support glucose monitoring and smart bands
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Future Apple Watch models to support glucose monitoring and smart bands

There is most likely not a single consumer fitness product in the world that has had more internal testing, validation and investment than the Apple Watch, and this doesn't seem to be slowing. This could also m...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Dundee expert reveals virus behind global cyber attack

Among the organisations targeted worldwide have been Germany's rail network Deutsche Bahn, Spanish telecommunications operator Telefonica, US logistics giant FedEx and Russia's interior ministry. Michael Gazele...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Isle of Wight NHS Trust update residents on cyber attack

Several cyber security firms said WannaCry exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft and that Microsoft patched this in March. But he said the country was safe from the major impacts of the attack, which wa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

NHS trusts told about security patch last month

Carmaker Renault said one of its French plants, which employs 3,500 people, wasn't reopening Monday as a "preventative step". "The message is very clear, not just for organizations like the NHS ( National H...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCry cyber attack 'accidental hero' fears for his safety

Called "WannaCry", the fast-spreading malware is the first ever detected to combine both a worm - which enables it to burrow into an entire network from a single infected computer - and a ransomware, demanding ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump may pick a new FBI director by next week

The firing drew a wave of criticism in large part because the FBI has been investigating whether election meddling by Russian Federation involved people in Trump's presidential campaign, and Trump said in an...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft issues WannaCry security patch for XP, blasts United States for 'stockpiling vulnerabilities'

Hospitals, universities, manufacturers and government agencies in the U.K., China, Russia, Germany and Spain have all been affected. Chris Camacho, chief strategy officer at the cybersecurity firm Flashpoint,...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft slams officials for "stockpiling" security flaws

If infected, disconnect the computer from the network so that other computers are not infected. In the case of WannaCry, the program encrypts your files and demands payment in bitcoin in order to regain acces...More..