Democratic Republic of Congo hit by Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organisation confirmed that the DR Congo had informed them of a lab-confirmed case of the disease. Similarly, the minister encouraged members of the public to observe a high level of personal hygiene, which includes regular hand wa... More..

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Karns strikes out a dozen, Royals top Orioles 4-3
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Karns strikes out a dozen, Royals top Orioles 4-3

Hosmer doubled to start the second and scored on Salvador Perez's single. Hosmer is hitting.403 with a.581 slugging percentage, six extra-base hits and 10 RBI in his past 16 games. Alcides Escobar singled to...More..

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Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

RUSSIA — Two security firms — Kaspersky Lab and Avast — said Russia was hit hardest by the attack. He told Peston: "Most people are not paying this, so there ain't a lot of money being made with this by crim...More..

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How hackers held computer users to ransom

Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails that appeared to contain invoices, job offers, security warnings and other legitimate files. The cyber-attack that...More..

Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen

Hadi was forced to leave Sanaa in 2011 after Houthi forces who are aligned with former President Ali Abdullah Saleh took control of the city. In another operation, Yemeni snipers killed two Saudi military for...More..

Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision

Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his ballad Amar Pelos Dois , which was written by his sister. "Music is not fireworks", Sobral said after winning, in protest against the pyrotechnics and exaggerated stage show...More..

An alert researcher, cooperation helped stem cyberattack
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

An alert researcher, cooperation helped stem cyberattack

MalwareTech , who wants to remain anonymous, was hailed as an "accidental hero" after registering a domain name to track the spread of the virus, and actually ended up stopping it by finding a hidden "kill swit...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

The Ebola Virus Is Back In Congo

While Ebola outbreaks are always risky, there is some reassuring news here. "Our country must confront an outbreak of the Ebola virus that constitutes a public health crisis of global significance", the m...More..

Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale

His move may have saved governments and companies millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before US -based computers were more widely infected. This is already believed to be the biggest online extortion ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

UN agency raises number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo to 11

Investigations are still being carried out into how the Ebola virus - which killed 49 people in DRC during a three-month outbreak in 2014 - suddenly occured in the equatorial forest region of Bas-Uele provinc...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

WHO announces two more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

He said the government had directed health officials stationed at the ports, to step up inspection activities. World Health Organization has faced criticism in the past for its failure to tackle outbreaks due...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

"Music is not fireworks, music is feeling": Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins Eurovision

For the United Kingdom, Lucie Jones finished in 15th place with 111 points. Portugal has won the Eurovision Song Contest. Sobral, who has a serious heart condition that saw him miss the first week of rehear...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

'Withdraw plan to charge on transactions on SBI mobile wallet'

BEFI Tamil Nadu unit General Secretary C P Krishnan said the association wanted SBI to withdraw the plan "forthwith". Also, the charges for IMPS or online fund transfer, exchange of soiled notes, ATM card cha...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Researcher who helped halt cyberattack applauded

Security experts from Kaspersky Lab and Avast Software say Russian Federation was the hardest hit, followed by Ukraine and Taiwan. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). The researcher, tweeting as @ MalwareTechBlog , sai...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Thousands hacked and data held at ransom in world's largest cyber-attack

Hospitals, with their often outdated IT systems and trove of confidential patient data, are a particularly tempting target. The IT director admitted that they were very lucky, saying, "Timing absolutely was eve...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Portugal wins Eurovision 2017 Song Contest for the first time

When the performances end, the scores from each pf the participating countries are announced live on air. The Portuguese contestant, 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, has a life-threatening heart condition and i...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

United Kingdom hospitals in chaos after being hit by cyber attack

The problem appeared to begin Friday morning, when hospitals in the United Kingdom were crippled by a large-scale cyberattack that forced operations to be canceled and ambulances to be diverted. Mikko Hypponen,...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

At least one dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

The community is near the border with Central African Republic. Eleven other cases are suspected in the area. Six people remain hospitalised with the unsafe virus, which can cause hemorrhagic fever . The DRC...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

City's third longest-serving player after Joe Hart and Vincent Kompany, Zabaleta has made more than 300 appearances for the club, winning two Premier League titles, two League Cups and an FA Cup. West Ham Unite...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Massive cyberattack hits almost 100 countries causing sweeping havoc

MalwareTech and Huss are part of a large global cybersecurity community of people, working independently or for security companies, who are constantly watching for attacks and working together to stop or preven...More..