How to protect yourself against ransomware

Jonathan Zittrain, a professor specializing in internet law at Harvard Law School, said courts have frequently dismissed lawsuits against the agency on the grounds they might result in the disclosure of top secret information. "It's like after a robb... More..

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WannaCry attacks are only the beginning
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCry attacks are only the beginning

Around 150 countries came under the attack of a worldwide cyber offensive launched by ransomware WannaCry or Wanna Decryptor, that might just cost billions of dollars in financial and economic losses to the aff...More..

Watch Google's I/O keynote live here
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Watch Google's I/O keynote live here

The event is being held at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California. Google is also expected to unveil updates for the Android Auto platform for existing users and new systems that will deploy this...More..

What Is Ransomware, What Are 'Worms' And How Do You Stop Them?
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

What Is Ransomware, What Are 'Worms' And How Do You Stop Them?

While the hackers used aspects of stolen NSA data to launch the attack , there is no evidence to show the attacks were initiated by US intelligence. In the United Kingdom, where the initial attack threw parts ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Flashes Spotted by Carl Sagan Are Finally Explained

The NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), a space weather satellite, has been observing the Earth since it was launched by SpaceX on a Falcon 9 launch vehicle on February 11, 2015 from Cape Canaveral....More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hackers steal another cyber weapon from American spy agency

Zero Threat goes beyond raising awareness to focus on achieving real behavioural change, and was developed in response to the rapidly growing problem of cyber-crime. The ransomware affected a number of countri...More..

Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

Qualcomm said the contract manufacturers are withholding iPhone royalties because Apple has refused to reimburse them, directed them not to pay and agreed to indemnify them against any damages they may incur by...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Intel prepares its new beast: the new Core i9 with 12 cores

Therefore, i9-7820X fights against Ryzen 7 1800X, i9-7800X against Ryzen 7 1700X, and i7-7740X against Ryzen 5. The Skylake-X Core i9 processors span six, eight, ten and twelve-core SKUs, with TDPs up to 160W, ...More..

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Endorses Ex-Wife for Party Leadership
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma Endorses Ex-Wife for Party Leadership

Zuma has been accused of being in the sway of the wealthy Gupta business family, allegedly granting them influence over government appointments, contracts and state-owned businesses. He said he would ask that ...More..

CPEC is not directed at India, says China
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CPEC is not directed at India, says China

All roads will effectively lead to Beijing , as The Australian newspaper noted, with new infrastructure linking China to its neighbours and beyond built by Chinese companies using Chinese loan capital. US comp...More..

Apple patented a pizza box, for pizzas
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Apple patented a pizza box, for pizzas

It was intended for use in the company's Caffè Macs and the new Apple Park cafe. The Verge on Tuesday dug up the actual patent , which includes sketches of the box. "We don't measure this in terms of numbers o...More..

WannaCry Ransomware attack: SL on list of affected countries
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware attack: SL on list of affected countries

Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica, FedEx Corp.in the USA and French carmaker Renault all reported troubles. Cyber experts on Tuesday said the Indian banking system could ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Missile Defense 101: N. Korea could hit with little warning

The U.S. will ramp up pressure on the North in every possible way, Haley said. "Including the countries that our government will be sending special envoys to - the United States, China, Japan, Russia, Germany...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Software Used in Global Cyber Attack on Friday Was Stolen from NSA

Carmaker Renault said one of its French plants, which employs 3,500 people, wasn't reopening Monday as technicians dealt with the cyberattack's aftermath. The NSA and other intelligence services generally aim t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

No substantial impact of WannaCry on Indian IT systems: Secretary

Udhav said WannaCry is one of the viruses which exploits this vulnerability adding,"No operating system is completely secure be it Windows, Mac or Linux or others, but there are certain OSs that are more susc...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

So criminals turned to targeted attacks instead to stay below the radar. On social media, public security officials in Xiangshui City, Jiangsu Province reported that its immigration system was under attack ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump asked Comey to end investigation into Flynn, memo reportedly says

The disclosures late on Monday roiled the administration as it struggled to move past the backlash over Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey, who was investigating the president's ties to Russian F...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Seoul cyber experts warn of more attacks as North Korea is blamed

She said that when China put economic pressure on North Korea, other countries were trying to fill the void, which she said the USA would not tolerate. The regime in Pyongyang is already subject to six United ...More..

Watch how much money WannaCry generates in ransom -- in near real time
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Watch how much money WannaCry generates in ransom -- in near real time

However, the immediate preventive measure before any more ransomware attacks emerge is upgrade all Windows systems, said the security firm. In the advisory , the Bhopal Cyber Cell has charted out what is ...More..

North Korea missile tests: United States warns against supporting Pyongyang
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

North Korea missile tests: United States warns against supporting Pyongyang

But it remains unclear whether it has the ability to make the weapons small enough to be mounted on a rocket, and it has never tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which could reach, for example,...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

North Korea will launch new nuclear missile unless United States do THIS

Speaking to reporters ahead of a closed-door meeting of the 15-member U.N. Security Council on the missile launch, Haley made clear that Washington would only talk to North Korea once it halted its nuclear prog...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Poison center warns of caffeine dangers following teen's death

Cripe collapsed at Spring Hill High School on April 26 and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, news station WLTX reported. Jill Michels, director of the Palmetto Poiso...More..

All Blacks' Japan test confirmed
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

All Blacks' Japan test confirmed

NZ Rugby boss Steve Tew is now in Japan on tour with Bill English, and the Prime Minister told Newshub at a press conference Tuesday night (NZ time), he's eager to get the All Blacks over there before Japan hos...More..

FBI director replacement process to 'go quickly,' Trump pledges
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

FBI director replacement process to 'go quickly,' Trump pledges

Garcia was the USA attorney for the Southern District of NY from 2005-2008. For a White House accustomed to bouts of chaos, Trump's handling of Comey's firing could have serious and long-lasting implications....More..

Authorities seize 7000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Authorities seize 7000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid

Several dead roosters also were found, along with equipment such as the blades used during cockfights. About 10 people were detained, including the property owners and others working on the property, Boese sa...More..

Analyst's Proposition on Snap Inc. (SNAP), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Analyst's Proposition on Snap Inc. (SNAP), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on AMD. Analysts are forecasting Advanced Micro Devices, Inc .to report revenue of about $1.15B, versus the 1.03B posted past year. will po...More..

Lorde breaks silence on her two-year disappearance
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Lorde breaks silence on her two-year disappearance

It could never be good enough"," she told the mag, saying she was sent back to New Zealand by Antonoff for a month after freaking out during a recording session. "Now I can look back and be like, "That was f...More..

UK inflation climbs to higher than expected 2.7%
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

UK inflation climbs to higher than expected 2.7%

The Consumer Price Index ( CPI ) has also seen a massive increase in the last 12 months, from 0.3% in April past year to 2.7% last month. These included the rise in Vehicle Excise Duty, still described by mos...More..

Google May Preview Its New VR Headset At I/O Conference
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Google May Preview Its New VR Headset At I/O Conference

While these work on VR headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, they will not work on Google Daydream. Since then, Google has assembled other pieces of its VR puzzle, including its Tango augmented reality platfo...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Stock Dropping in Early Trade: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Parker now has $20.81B valuation. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0 percent. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) has declined 9.88% since October 6, 2016 and is downtrending. Rite Aid earned a coverage op...More..