Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek's start

The ransomware exploits a flaw in Microsoft's Server Message Block (SMB) v1 file sharing protocol to carry out its attack. Microsoft in March released a patch for the SMB vulnerability exploited by WanaCrypt . This guards against many types of m... More..

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Who Is Really to Blame for the WannaCry Ranswomware?

Asian governments and businesses reported some disruptions from the WannaCry ransomware worm on Monday but cybersecurity experts warned of a wider impact as more employees turned on their computers and checked ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ransomware: Which businesses are most affected and why?

Account addresses hardcoded into the malicious WannaCry software code appear to show the attackers had received just under $32,500 in anonymous bitcoin currency as of 1100 GMT on Sunday, but that amount could r...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft denounces government agencies in wake of WannaCry attack

The hackers then demand $300 in order to release control of the files. WannaCry takes advantage of a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. Sunday's salvo tacitly noted the NSA's key role in Friday's attac...More..

S Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

S Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Despite keeping its options open, the Trump administration has said time and again there would not be any sort of negotiations with North Korea unless it agreed to a list of preset conditions. What is the Termi...More..

Arms Nintendo Direct Coming Wednesday
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Arms Nintendo Direct Coming Wednesday

Recently, a brand new character was announced for Arms . The event will take place on May 17th at 6 PM ET, and can be streamed directly from Nintendo's website . Splatoon 2 coverage that we have yet to see i...More..

Banks reinforce cyber defenses after global attack
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Banks reinforce cyber defenses after global attack

Over the weekend, a malicious global cyber attack which locks computers and holds users' files for ransom, hit over 75 countries, with one Australian company so far likely to be one of those targeted. Mr MacGib...More..

Harvest Moon To Make Switch Debut
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Harvest Moon To Make Switch Debut

It begins with players traveling by boat in search of a new home according to Natsume's press release . That comes across in its familiar logline: The player is out at sea, looking for an adventure, when a...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber worm attack propels health funding to center of British election campaign

But it was important to remember that smaller surgeries had also been affected - including in sparsely populated rural areas. "We believe organizations that have been affected (by WannaCry) will likely increa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber attack hits companies and hospitals across Asia

Hackers are demanding anywhere between $300 and $600 to release the encrypted data. That's why it's called ransomware. Microsoft offers a detailed guide for what to do if you're anxious about WannaCrypt here ...More..

Showman Putin steals the show in Beijing with piano performance
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Showman Putin steals the show in Beijing with piano performance

Russian state television captured and posted a video of Putin playing excerpts of "Moscow Windows " and "City on the Free Neva", both Soviet classics, according to NPR . "Thirdly, I think it is right that th...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

What We Know About Worldwide Ransomware Attacks

Officials have spent the weekend trying to protect around 1,500 machines which are seen as being potential victims. The indiscriminate attack was unleashed Friday, striking hundreds of thousands of computers ...More..

Asus ZenFone 3 Max starts receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Asus ZenFone 3 Max starts receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

The official ZenTalk forum does not reveal the full changelog of this update. The reason for the confusing is the update-announcement headline says ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL), while details mention ZenFone 3 Del...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Hold Security cyberattack expert warns of a second attack on big businesses

Most of the 200,000 victims of the attack were in Europe and Asia. WannaCry shut down ATM machines across China and crippled hospitals in Great Britain. "Intranets in many industries and enterprises involving b...More..

How to REALLY Make Your Mom's Mother's Day the Best Ever
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How to REALLY Make Your Mom's Mother's Day the Best Ever

Finally, "persistence paid off in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed a measure officially establishing the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day ". Every one is different, yet the best of them all shar...More..

WannaCrypt Ransomware Windows Patch: Microsoft Tells Government To Stop Hoarding Security Vulnerabilities
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCrypt Ransomware Windows Patch: Microsoft Tells Government To Stop Hoarding Security Vulnerabilities

Luckily, though, the spread of " WannaCry " has slowed down over the weekend. And the software is already inspiring imitators , as the Bleeping Computer site reports. The identity of whoever deployed the softw...More..

BMW introduces the M240i M Performance Edition, limited to 750 units
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BMW introduces the M240i M Performance Edition, limited to 750 units

With the new BMW M240i M Performance Edition, BMW M is now launching a special series in line with this trend. The M Performance edition is available exclusively in Alpine White and differs from the standard ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCry ransomware: Everything you need to know

The tools were made public by a hacking group called the Shadow Brokers. Windows users should update their software to avoid the ransomware, security experts say. Hackers prey on complacency. In the USA, ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Government Activates Response Mechanism To Prevent Cyber Attack

But around 5 p.m. Friday he got a call to say his biopsy had been canceled as a result of the ransomware attack. The hack appears to have originally been discovered by the NSA, which allegedly kept it on file...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

US Senator Calls for China Sanctions After North Korea Missile Test

Kim, a former South Korean navy officer, added the trajectory showed the North was clearly testing the re-entry technology under flight environments consistent for a ICBM. "We are calling on all those folks in ...More..

Cornered Trump tries to gag sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cornered Trump tries to gag sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Comey in the midst of the FBI's most sensitive criminal investigation threatens the integrity of the Department of Justice and poses grave injury to the rule of law", the letter read. Chief strategist Steve Ban...More..

WannaCry Ransomware: Zimbabwe amoung countries targeted
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware: Zimbabwe amoung countries targeted

Cyber-security specialists are bracing themselves for new versions of the computer " worm " - so-called because it burrows its way deep into computer systems - to materialise in the coming day. The full cost of...More..

Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends pray for his release
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends pray for his release

Islamabad has repeatedly turned down New Delhi's request for consular access to Jadhav who is jailed in Pakistan & given death sentence by a military court last month. "Indeed, with clear from the Vienna con...More..

Maruti Suzuki launches new Dzire at Rs 5.45 lakh
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Maruti Suzuki launches new Dzire at Rs 5.45 lakh

The model delivers fuel efficiency of 28.4 km per litre for diesel version and 22 km per litre for petrol powered versions, MSI claimed. The petrol automatic version is priced between Rs 6.76 lakh and...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

He also said the NHS may have "got away with it" to some extent, as its "obsolete" computer systems could easily have been subjected to a targeted attack seeking to extract patients' personal data. Other organi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft Renews Calls for "Digital Geneva Convention" After Widespread Cyber Attacks

Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global " ransomware " cyberattack that created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft partly blames U.S. gov't for cyberattack

According to Europol, the global cybersecurity attack by ransomware WannaCry has hit an estimated 230,000 computers in at least 150 countries since last Friday, with Taiwan among the top targets. We are for...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Attack on computers appears to have ebbed

CERT-In has been on an overdrive advising critical infrastructure agencies including banks, airports, telecom networks and stock markets to take precautions against the ransomware attack by downloading softwa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tayside GP practices affected by NHS cyber-attack running as normal

Large swathes of the NHS were paralysed by the cyber attack, which hit 200,000 victims in 150 countries around the world. But as Asia woke up to the working week on Monday, leading Chinese security-software...More..

Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs teased
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs teased

Bear in mind that Kaby Lake-X CPUs will also have dual-channel DDR4 memory support while the Skylake-X will have full quad-channel DDR4 memory support. The news has been confirmed by Videocardz and it mention...More..