Experts say next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

Detective Chief Inspector Douglas Grant said: "Since this attack occurred on Friday afternoon we have been working with representatives from the national government, National Crime Agency, National Cyber Security Centre and cyber security experts to ... More..

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Cyber ransomware attack continues to spread; 2 lakh hit across 150 countries
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Cyber ransomware attack continues to spread; 2 lakh hit across 150 countries

Security wonks are calling it the biggest cyberattack ever. Wainwright said Europol did not know the motive. Europol said a special task force at its European Cybercrime Centre was "specially created to assis...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ebola kills at least one person in Congo, WHO says

The WHO said it was working closely with DR Congo authorities to help deploy health workers and protective equipment in the remote area, which is hard for teams to access, in order to "rapidly control the o...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

While Ebola outbreaks are always risky, there is some reassuring news here. The trial used an innovative design, a so-called "ring vaccination" approach, the same method used to eradicate small pox. The DRC...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Europol says cyberattack is of "unprecedented level"

In this May 12, 2017 photo, a display panel with an error can be seen at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany . The 5,500-strong Renault factory in Douai, northern France , one of the most importan...More..

Meet the young man who stopped the biggest-ever cyber attack
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Meet the young man who stopped the biggest-ever cyber attack

The program is called "Wanna Decrypt0r 2.0" and appears to support 28 languages, underscoring the global ambitions of its creators, said cybersecurity experts. Authorities said they were communicating with more...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Suspected Ebola cases in the DRC

According to the United Nations radio Okapi, which aired the information, "one out of five blood samples taken from suspected cases and analyzed at the National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB) was pos...More..

Moore gives Giants a lift, beats Reds
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Moore gives Giants a lift, beats Reds

But it didn't matter - his walkoff homer in the bottom of the 17th gave the Giants a 3-2 win over the Reds . "We've tried to do that with our losses". Belt's second homer of the series and No. 6 on the year sa...More..

Why experts predict a bad year for Lyme disease
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Why experts predict a bad year for Lyme disease

The overall population of dog ticks , lone star ticks and deer ticks in OH might not be much different this year. "With the expansion of blacklegged ticks into new areas in MI, the most important way...More..

Businesses, institutions brace for Monday as new ransomware threat lingers
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Businesses, institutions brace for Monday as new ransomware threat lingers

The ransomware is spread by taking advantage of a Windows vulnerability that Microsoft released a security patch for in March. The group claimed it was stolen from a repository of National Security Agency hac...More..

Armed group kills UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Armed group kills UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic

The overnight assault on the camp in the southeastern city of Bangassou, which is near the Democratic Republic of Congo, was staged by the mainly Christian anti-Balaka group, the United Nations mission in the...More..

Businesses brace for Monday as ransomware threat lingers
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Businesses brace for Monday as ransomware threat lingers

After getting home from lunch with a friend and realizing the true severity of the cyberattack, the cybersecurity expert started looking for a weakness within the malware with the help of a few fellow researche...More..

Health minister orders screening of fever patients for Ebola
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Health minister orders screening of fever patients for Ebola

The minister directed all health workers to maintain a high index of suspicion, by screening all fevers for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. Ebola is a viral illness whose initial symptoms may include ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

UK recovers from health system cyber attack

Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they identified the malicious software in more than 70 countries. The move didn't help organizations that were already hit by the attack, but experts said t...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyberattack: Researcher finds 'kill switch' for ransomeware

So one likely effect of the attack of May 12th is that it will make it harder for governments to insist on firms installing "backdoors" in their encryption software, to permit spooks and police access if they b...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

I-75 re-opens near North Port after brush fire

The fire was 30-percent contained around 8 p.m. Saturday. Putnam County brush fire fully contained. No structures were burned, but firefighters battling dry and windy conditions said their biggest concern w...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Global cyberattack: Expert calls it 'child's play,' says far worse attacks ahead

NHS Digital said the impact of the cyberattack could continue. Cybersecurity firm Avast said it tracked more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries Friday. "No patient data has been lost and there has...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Theresa May campaigning in the North East today

He will argue that seeking "peaceful solutions" is a better way of protecting Britain than "the kind of unilateral wars and interventions that have nearly become routine in recent times". I accept that military...More..

More suspected Ebola cases in Congo
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

More suspected Ebola cases in Congo

It's clear why: The Ebola epidemic that hit West Africa in 2014 killed more than 11,300 people before the World Health Organization finally declared the region Ebola-free past year. Ebola can be caught from ...More..

UK ministers accuse Brussels of trying to 'bully' Britain over Brexit
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

UK ministers accuse Brussels of trying to 'bully' Britain over Brexit

May hopes to be able to establish the UK's future trade relationship with the European Union during talks, but Brussels has said this is not its priority at the negotiating table. A German newspaper last week...More..