Lawyer defends extra pay to senators in vice chair roles

However, the chair of the panel is state Sen. One good government group, Common Cause/New York, has referred to the documents as "fraudulent" and called for an investigation into the practice. He said he believes the payments are legal and will kee... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Government and Microsoft criticised as threat continues — NHS cyberattack

But we're still likely to be living with less virulent variants of WannaCry for some time. A United Kingdom security researcher known as "MalwareTech", who helped to limit the ransomware attack, predicted "an...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, pushed for lawmakers to be included in the bill. "Protesting isn't going to help; I think we ought to sit down with the folks on each side and try to fix it". But the District of ...More..

Monsoon to hit Kerala as per schedule
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Monsoon to hit Kerala as per schedule

Monsoon normally reaches Kerala on June 1. "It has not been pre-monsoon rainfall... the rain has fallen due to moisture incursion... due to change in wind pattern there was accumulation of clouds that brought...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

5 things to know about 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's cyber security adviser, Alastair MacGibbon, said on Sunday there had been one confirmed incident in Australia, but warned it was likely more computer systems would eventually...More..

Did Manohar Parrikar government in Goa just survive a political coup?
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Did Manohar Parrikar government in Goa just survive a political coup?

The Congress had won 17 of the state's 40 seats in the recently concluded assembly elections. A deputy of Singh, Kumar has emerged from the shadows of his former boss and is now holding negotiations with not ...More..

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack today
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack today

The ransomware reportedly hit hundreds of thousands of computers in over 150 countries including Malaysia. Microsoft has already developed and circulated a security patch to protect Windows' users from the Wa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber-attacks from WannaCry ransomware slow but fears remain

Meanwhile, a global manhunt is on for the perpetrators of the attack that is being described as the biggest-ever cyber ransom attack. The spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry had slowed but cybersecurity exper...More..

NCAA Lacrosse: Syracuse Rallies Past Yale
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

NCAA Lacrosse: Syracuse Rallies Past Yale

Stephen Rehfuss scored a go-ahead goal with 2:09 left, Evan Molloy notched 15 saves, and Syracuse won its ninth one-goal game this season, hanging on to defeat Yale 11-10 to move on to the NCAA Quarterfinals. R...More..

Bell customer information hacked, not related to 'WannaCry' cyberattack: company
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Bell customer information hacked, not related to 'WannaCry' cyberattack: company

They don't believe, however, that any passwords or sensitive and financial information was accessed. "This shows how Bell doesn't care for its customers safety and they could have avoided this public announce...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft criticizes governments stockpiling software vulnerabilities following WannaCrypt ransomware attack

Smith said that Microsoft has been "working around the clock since Friday to help all our customers who have been affected by this incident", and we'll let you know if we learn anything new about the cyberattac...More..

United Kingdom health minister: No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging'
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

United Kingdom health minister: No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging'

U.S. package delivery giant FedEx, Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica and Germany's Deutsche Bahn rail network were among those hit in the attacks, which demanded money to allow users to unblock their computers....More..

UP reels under heat wave, Banda records 47 degree Celsius
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

UP reels under heat wave, Banda records 47 degree Celsius

The Met department, however, said that chances of thunderstorms and a brief spell of gusty winds may not be ruled out in the next couple of days. Sapping the life out of the people of the state, the temperatu...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

'WannaCry' cyber attack: How to protect your computer

The impact of this weekend's "ransomware" attack is still spreading as companies and government agencies worldwide turn on their computers for the work week. Europol said Monday that "very few" people have paid...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

British computer expert who stopped ransomware says he's no hero

It was a very exciting moment. He is now working with the government's National Cyber Security Centre to prevent a new strain of the malicious software from emerging on Monday - but says he has no plans to le...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCry ransomware attack linked to North Korea

The source for WannaCry ransomware , which has spread to 150 countries, may be Pyongyang or those trying to frame it, security analysts say, pointing to code similarities between the virus and a malware attr...More..

Cholera outbreak death toll in Yemen rises to 180
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cholera outbreak death toll in Yemen rises to 180

This influx of patients may lead to a catastrophe if not handled swiftly and efficently. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said a cholera outbreak has killed 51 people in Yemen since April. "Th...More..

Believing cocktail contains energy drink makes you more tipsy
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Believing cocktail contains energy drink makes you more tipsy

The effects of intoxication were stronger in those who believe that energy drinks boost the effect of liquor, said the study published online in the Journal of Consumer Psychology . It also led to more risk-...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

It encrypts data on infected computers and demands payment before the information is unencrypted. It demands users pay United States dollars 300 worth of cryptocurrency Bitcoin to retrieve their files, though i...More..

Growth in United Kingdom exports slowed past year, says Enterprise Ireland
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Growth in United Kingdom exports slowed past year, says Enterprise Ireland

Growth in exports to the United Kingdom slowed from 12% in 2015 to 2% past year in companies supported by State body Enterprise Ireland. The fall-off was largely due to a decline in food exports, which have b...More..