World braces for more cyber attacks as work week begins

Its ransom demands start at $300 and increase after two hours to $400, $500 and then $600, said Kurt Baumgartner, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab. But there will be other vulnerabilities to come, and not all of them will have fixes for older... More..

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Some businesses in Asia disrupted by cyber attack, authorities brace for more

Government agencies and universities were among those hit as well as petrol stations, ATMs and hospitals, it said. He said tech companies, customers and the government need to "work together" to protect again...More..

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WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

The indiscriminate attack began Friday and struck banks, hospitals and government agencies, exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer operating systems. When the National Security Agency lost...More..

Hot weather may up diabetes risk during pregnancy
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Hot weather may up diabetes risk during pregnancy

The study found that women who remained in colder climates with temperatures averaging minus 10 degrees or colder, stood less chances of developing the disease than those exposed to hot temperatures. The preval...More..

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

As was expected, however, the individuals behind " Wannacry " have now made modifications to the malware in order to circumvent this solution, with many samples of the malware being discovered that either have...More..

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150 countries hit in escalating world cyber-attack

They became aware of it when we had the incident with the Census, so there are no excuses. Unfortunately, I don't think that any anti-virus software is capable of providing on-time protection for cyber attack...More..

Hamilton: Rawest fight I can remember
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Hamilton: Rawest fight I can remember

Ricciardo was the only driver not lapped by the top-two finishers in a race after moving into third after Valtteri Bottas' engine malfunctioned. "Somehow he managed to get a decent exit from the chicane, so...More..

EU regulators to investigate Aspen's drug prices for cancer
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

EU regulators to investigate Aspen's drug prices for cancer

The investigation covers all of the EEA except Italy, where the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) previous year imposed a fine of more than €5 million (about $5.5 million) against Aspen for violating Arti...More..

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On Moving the US Embassy, Trump Was Right the First Time

Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson is reportedly "furious" at President Trump for not immediately moving the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem - and hit the roof when he heard Secretary of State Rex Tillerso...More..

KP slams Stokes, Buttler for missing IPL Playoffs for Spain camp
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

KP slams Stokes, Buttler for missing IPL Playoffs for Spain camp

Pietersen said that Stokes and Buttler should be playing for playoffs and finals of Indian Premier League 2017. "I think it's pathetic [decision by the ECB]". Pietersen continued talking about the absence of ...More..

Police obtain amateur video at scene of shot 15-year-old
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Police obtain amateur video at scene of shot 15-year-old

But Bouley's cousin, Giovanni Rivera, posted a video of what he said was the the aftermath of the shooting on Twitter , which suggests that Negron may not have been killed instantly, and authorities may have...More..

South Africa bowler Steyn out of England Test series
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

South Africa bowler Steyn out of England Test series

But despite the required time for his rehabilitation passing up, it appears that the Steyn has not fully recovered and hence has backed out from the important England tour. But Steyn is still unclear on when he...More..

Microsoft partly blames U.S. gov't for cyberattack
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

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

To help prevent a future attack make sure antivirus and anti-malware are set to automatically update and conduct regular scans. The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had cau...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Eurovision 2017 averages 6.7m viewers on BBC One

Some of Eurovision's more controversial winners have included Finland's monster-masked Lordi in 2006 or bearded drag-queen chanteuse Conchita Wurst of Austria in 2014. Firebrace is one of two Australians in com...More..

10-year-old boy overdoses on cannabis-infused sour candy
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

10-year-old boy overdoses on cannabis-infused sour candy

Police in Rockland County say the 10-year-old's father allowed him to sit in the family auto by himself, where he discovered a pack of the laced treats. The boy's father, identified as Ephraim Zagelbaum , 37, ...More..

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Here's the latest on the ongoing WannaCrypt global cyber attack

Drawing a comparison with the worldwide rules that apply to conventional weapons, Smith is urging governments to act more responsibly with what are basically cyber weapons. And while Microsoft had already relea...More..

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

Parole board holding clemency hearing for death row inmate

He was ultimately sentenced to death. His lawyers requested this type of execution because they believe Ledford developed a tolerance to the drug he will be administered on Tuesday , as reported by the Inde...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ransomware 'WannaCry': India put on high alert

If the system is infected by Wannacry and WannaCrypt Ransomware , then immediatele isolate the system from NW. The effects were felt around the globe, disrupting computers that run factories, banks, govern...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats win German state election in rival's heartland

Her party appears poised to take power in the region from the Social Democrats, who are in second at 30.5%. "This is a hard day for the SPD and a hard day for me personally". "My friend Emmanuel Macron was ...More..

Billion-dollar Anthem-Cigna battle unfolds as merger deal ends
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Billion-dollar Anthem-Cigna battle unfolds as merger deal ends

Cigna claims that Anthem wilfully breached those obligations and as a result the transaction did not receive the requisite regulatory approvals. The statement didn't detail what Cigna believes Anthem did to b...More..