Most UK patients saw no change after cyber attack

The world's biggest ransomware attack levelled off in Europe on Monday thanks to a pushback by cyber security officials after causing havoc in 150 countries, as Microsoft urged governments to heed the "wake-up call". The exploit codenamed EternalBl... More..

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The Honest Company Recalling Possibly Moldy Baby Wipes
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Honest Company Recalling Possibly Moldy Baby Wipes

The Honest Company , which was co-founded by actress Jessica Alba and sells non-toxic household products, is voluntarily recalling baby wipes because of possible mold. "Out of an abundance of caution, The Hone...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft says WannaCrypt attack a wake-up call

Senior security staff held another meeting in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency were trying to identify the perpetrators of the mas...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

200000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states, Europol chief says

An worldwide manhunt was well under way for the plotters behind what was being described as the world's biggest-ever computer ransom assault. The ransomware was created to repeatedly contact an unregistered d...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trusts were told about security patch last month — NHS cyberattack

The so-called ransomware attack appears to exploit a weakness that was purportedly identified by the U.S. National Security Agency and leaked to the internet. It forced the closure of multiple hospitals and...More..

Heated Road Rage Tirade Caught on Camera in Florida
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Heated Road Rage Tirade Caught on Camera in Florida

Another driver caught the heated confrontation on cell phone video. That's when Starowicz allegedly jumped out and was filmed berating the driver of the van went off. Troopers caught up with him at his home, ...More..

Drama teacher 'gave student oral sex in auto in middle of night'
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Drama teacher 'gave student oral sex in auto in middle of night'

The drama teacher then got dressed and was allegedly performing a sexual act on the boy when she was caught. When the officer approached the vehicle, he noticed a male teen in the back of the auto who was "na...More..

Trump administration vastly expands global anti-abortion policy
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump administration vastly expands global anti-abortion policy

HRC condemned the Trump Administration's massive expansion of the so-called "Global Gag Rule" (GGR), which stops any USA aid to foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that provide abortion information, r...More..

Simple things you can do to protect against ransomware attacks
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Simple things you can do to protect against ransomware attacks

Britain's National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ spy agency, said it was aware of a cyber incident and was working with NHS Digital and the police to investigate. The country's banking system was als...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Windows users urged to update their system as Wannacry virus continues

According to The Sunday Times , a security update released by Microsoft in March to protect against the virus "was not applied in many NHS organisations that had been using Windows XP, an older operating sy...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Israel dismisses US concern over Jerusalem embassy move

Their talks assume significance in view of Modi's forthcoming visit to Israel, first by an Indian prime minister, as New Delhi wants to emphasise its "historically close and friendly ties" with Palestine. Isr...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

Microsoft president Brad Smith used Friday's global ransomware attack as a chance to call once more for the nations of the world to create and adhere to a set of Geneva Convention-like rules in cyberspace. The ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware cyberattack should be wake up call for governments

It demands users pay $ 300 worth of cryptocurrency Bitcoin to retrieve their files, though it warns that the payment will be raised after a certain amount of time. "The governments of the world should treat thi...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Putin says intimidation of North Korea must end

Speaking in China, Putin called for a peaceful solution to the ongoing tensions on the Korean peninsula, Russia's Sputnik news agency reported. The Security Council has adopted six increasingly tougher sancti...More..

Vettel says Mercedes' Bottas blocked him from victory
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Vettel says Mercedes' Bottas blocked him from victory

Three-time champion Hamilton kept pushing to regain his lead, with the pair's cars even touching on lap 38. Though Vettel got by eventually with a sensational overtaking move, Hamilton had already made up a sig...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation

Most notable was the 0.06 of a percentage point levy on the liabilities of the five biggest banks which would rake in about A$1.5 billion a year, he said in a note to clients. Mr Morrison commitedt to a surplus...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen kills 115

Officials in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa , controlled by the armed Houthi movement, declared a state of emergency on Sunday after an outbreak of cholera, which has killed dozens of people. The World Health Org...More..

CT among the states with the biggest drug problems
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

CT among the states with the biggest drug problems

The designation was based off of how states went during the 2016 presidential election. It also ranked second for the highest percentage of adult and teenage drug users. At the bottom of WalletHubs list were ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

More disruptions feared from cyber attack

Mark Mager, senior researcher at security firm Endgame, said it's the most prevalent and effective example of ransomware worming through networks around the world. That way even if you're hit with ransomware yo...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Second Ebola case confirmed in Congo

Symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle pain, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and hemorrhaging can begin two to 21 days after exposure. Moeti said World Health Organization had assured the DRC Go...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Friday's massive ransomware cyberattack will probably get worse, experts warn

Wainwright described the cyberattack as an "escalating threat". Senior US security officials held another meeting in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the...More..

Happy Hamilton savours 'rawest fight' in Spain
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Happy Hamilton savours 'rawest fight' in Spain

Hamilton: Not really! Definitely didn't give me much space! "They did a wonderful job with the strategy and the pit stops". Hamilton moved to within six points of his title rival after beating the Ferrari ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Israel dismisses United States concern over Jerusalem embassy move

Since taking office, Trump has backed away from his campaign pledge to move the embassy in a gesture to Israel, instead saying he's still studying the issue. Donald Trump is set to meet Palestinian and Isra...More..

Man, Girl Killed In Iron Range Crash
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Man, Girl Killed In Iron Range Crash

The passenger in the pickup, Joshua Johnson, 24, of Superior, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the patrol. A pickup was going south on the county road when it collided a westbound Hyundai El...More..

Steyn ruled out of England test series
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Steyn ruled out of England test series

However, considering he is still undergoing rehabilitation, he has opted to withdraw from those matches. Steyn was supposed to represent South Africa A in two four-day games in the United Kingdom, but that ...More..

Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, more products recalled due to Listeria risk
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, more products recalled due to Listeria risk

The voluntary recall was issued Friday night after the presence of Listeria monocytogenes were identified at a production plant. Pinnacle said it anticipates a non-cash charge of approximately US$50-$60m ...More..

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided in Europe: Europol
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided in Europe: Europol

The exploitation of EternalBlue, suspected to have been developed using a hacking method leaked from US National Security Agency, allows the malware to spread through file-sharing protocols set up across the in...More..

Boy overdoses on cannabis-infused gummy candy, police say
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Boy overdoses on cannabis-infused gummy candy, police say

Police told WCBS that Zagelbaum permitted his son to be alone in the vehicle, where the sweets were located. "The child saw candy and did what most children would have done, he ate some". The boy's father, 37...More..

Parole board holding clemency hearing for death row inmate
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Parole board holding clemency hearing for death row inmate

The 45-year-old, on Georgia Death Row, was convicted of murder in the January 1992 stabbing death of his neighbor, Dr. Harry Johnston. Ledford's lawyers do not expect their client's request to be granted, a...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

No report yet of 'WannaCry' ransomware hit on Indian network: CERT

Even so, information security officers and senior executives in charge of running the information technology operations in Indian enterprises have been rushing to protect their computer systems against the atta...More..