Microsoft partly blames US government for cyberattack

If access to some State government websites has been blocked or has only partial access, blame it on the WannaCry ransomware bug scare that has infected several hundreds of systems around the world. Some have also been machines involved in manufactur... More..

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NAMI Denton County observes National Mental Health Month
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NAMI Denton County observes National Mental Health Month

The theme of the national week this year was 'Surviving or thriving?'. "Through our Health and Wellbeing programme, we promise to further tackle the discrimination associated with mental health by raising awa...More..

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

The 15-member council in NY unanimously adopted a statement condemning Pyongyang's recent launch, which violates UNSC resolutions, emphasizing it will carry out measures discussed in its ministerial meeting hel...More..

WannaCry ransomware without kill switch discovered
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCry ransomware without kill switch discovered

Here are four facts people should know about this cyberattack, which has been behind 36,000 attacks across Asia and Europe , said Channel News Asia. The NHS was one of many major global organisations affecte...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WashU Expert: Preventing WannaCry, other ransomware attacks

Here's what you need to know. "The EternalBlue exploit is part of a bigger leak called "Lost In Translation" that packs multiple vulnerabilities ranging from simple annoyances to extremely severe ones", Bog...More..

US hepatitis C infections increased by three times in five years
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US hepatitis C infections increased by three times in five years

But officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention think the reported infections are only a fraction of the actual number. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that can be transmitted through small...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Chinese state media points finger at US for cyber attack

Businesses, government agencies and other organizations were urged to quickly implement a patch released by Microsoft Corp. In a phone conversation with FactorDaily, he said that these leaks are sure to incre...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

American teen dies of caffeine overdose

On Monday, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts told reporters about the troubling - and what he is sure will be controversial - contributing factors in the SC teenager's death, while standing beside Davis' paren...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

USA should not stockpile cyber weapons

The hospital also says it needs to cancel some patient appointments in order to "run services safely" and that affected patients will be directly contacted as hospital IT staff continue to bring the services ...More..

India did well to stay away from OBOR meet
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

India did well to stay away from OBOR meet

Giving a snub to China over One Belt One Road (OBOR) project, India and Japan are together planning to start several infrastructure projects across Africa, Iran, Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia. "We are awaiting...More..

UK Opposition Labour Party releases election manifesto
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

UK Opposition Labour Party releases election manifesto

The sweeping reforms to income tax would see the rate raised to 45p for people earning more than £80,000 and 50p for those paid above £123,000. And it says that it would raise £19.4 billion by increasing th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Zimmer Biomet Holdings indicated as Sell By Goldman Sachs

Zimmer Biomet Holdings had 30 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The broker said it has now set a "Sell" rating on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings with a price target of 92. If...More..

Trump weighs embassy move's effect on Mideast peace process
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump weighs embassy move's effect on Mideast peace process

The spat reportedly erupted during preparations for Trump's visit to the region next week. In another sign the White House is proceeding cautiously, Trump's ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, plans t...More..

High incidence of hypertension amongst the medical fraternity
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

High incidence of hypertension amongst the medical fraternity

This awareness among general public helps to prevent and control this silent killer. Hypertension is essentially a long-term medical condition in which the force of the blood is too high against the artery wa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

He has been credited with stopping the WannaCry ransomware attack from spreading across the globe by accidentally triggering a "kill switch". "My job is to look for ways we can track and potentially stop bo...More..

Global cyber attack to wreak more havoc
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Global cyber attack to wreak more havoc

The agency said Monday that "very few" people have paid the ransom. He warned governments against stockpiling such vulnerabilities and said instead they should report them to manufacturers - not sell, store o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump's leaks to Russian officials could discourage U.S. allies from sharing intelligence

But she hints it will be discussed further. HORSLEY: The worry is that in sharing the information, Trump might have compromised future intelligence-gathering operations. HORSLEY: But after that meeting, the p...More..

North Korea is intimidating the entire world
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

North Korea is intimidating the entire world

In a media conference on Tuesday before an emergency UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting on the North's latest missile test, Haley revealed the new terms. "The United States is not past looking at third country ...More..

Kaspersky Lab finds WannaCry creators in North Korea
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Kaspersky Lab finds WannaCry creators in North Korea

Researchers at Symantec and Kaspersky Lab have found similarities between WannaCry and previous attacks blamed on North Korea. On Monday, Neel Mehta , a researcher from Google, posted a message on Twit...More..

Older doctors' patients more likely to die
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Older doctors' patients more likely to die

Newhouse associate professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School and an internal medicine physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. The patients of older hospital physicians die more often, new...More..