Everything You Need to Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

The interior ministry, railways, banks and the Megafon mobile phone operator - Russia's second-largest - all found themselves battling demands for ransom. Qihoo had previously said the attack had infected close to 30,000 organisations by Saturday eve... More..

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Reuters witness: Large explosion near centre of Somali capital Mogadishu
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Reuters witness: Large explosion near centre of Somali capital Mogadishu

Three bomb disposal unit soldiers lost their lives, and two others wounded, while trying to defuse the explosives attached to the vehicle that was destined for an attack on targets in Mogadishu , Hussein added...More..

Memorial Day travel to hit highest level since 2005
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Memorial Day travel to hit highest level since 2005

Still, AAA expects 2.9 million Americans to fly to their destinations over this holiday weekend; an increase of 5.5 percent over past year. This is the highest MI travel volume for the holiday in over a dec...More..

WannaCry Ransomware attack: Indian banking sector to be the next victim
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware attack: Indian banking sector to be the next victim

Microsoft has responded to the news that the "ransomware" virus dubbed WannaCry locked up more than 200,000 computers around the world. The recent cyberattack targeted government, businesses and hospita...More..

Autopsy Report Reveals High Levels of Banned Substance in Late Adeleke
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Autopsy Report Reveals High Levels of Banned Substance in Late Adeleke

While the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC ) in Osun West Senatorial District, Amobi Akintola , claimed that the deceased did not eat anything at his grandmother, Bilikisu Salimonu's burial on April...More..

Former top United States justice official to testify on Flynn-Russia links
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Former top United States justice official to testify on Flynn-Russia links

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates , right, and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper , prepare to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington , Monday, May 8, 2017 , before the Senate Judici...More..

Watch London rich kid use a Maltese puppy to polish his Maserati
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Watch London rich kid use a Maltese puppy to polish his Maserati

The video uploaded to the Rich Kids of London Instagram account shows an unidentified man holding a tiny, white Maltese puppy and using its back to polish a Maserati MC12 auto. The auto is a limited-edition, tw...More..

Massachusetts Senate To Present Spending Plan
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Massachusetts Senate To Present Spending Plan

Prior to the vote, Democrats vowed to block the bill as Republicans have refused to increase the rate at which oil and gas wells are taxed. Top Republicans in the North Carolina Senate say their state budge...More..

Snake bites Florida man who tries to kiss it
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Snake bites Florida man who tries to kiss it

The snake was found by Charles Goff, a resident of Putnam County, in the north-east of the state, on Monday. But he said some of his neighbors tried to play with the reptile, with disastrous results. "I guess h...More..

US Admiral Harris: 'The actions of North Korea are unacceptable'
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US Admiral Harris: 'The actions of North Korea are unacceptable'

He also criticized China for throwing up obstacles to the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, where Beijing has constructed island bases in the disputed waters, saying "we should fly, be able to fly, ...More..

Banks reinforce cyber defences after global attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Banks reinforce cyber defences after global attack

The ransomware known as Wanna Decryptor is believed to be responsible. Locally, Seccom Global managing director, Michael Demery said that, individual behaviour as much as controls could prevent attacks and th...More..

Ransomware attack: Home secretary can't get cash from ATM
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ransomware attack: Home secretary can't get cash from ATM

The ransomware takes over users' files, demanding 300 dollars to restore them. A lot of organisations and individuals in India still rely on the Windows XP. Most of the federal agencies have completely stopped ...More..

Girls' use of computers and social media triples since 2002
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Girls' use of computers and social media triples since 2002

In Wales, 53% of boys and 47% of girls aged 11 used a computer for two or more hours on a weekday that was not for playing games. Welsh girls came fourth and those in England came seventh. "It's about reducing ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hold on Concert's Hair Loss Trials Pushes Shares Down 10%

However, the agency did not cite any concerns about the safety of the drug, Concert Pharma said. Investors registered their disapproval of the news, but didn't panic. Oral ruxolitinib has been tested in an in...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US teen dies of caffeine overdose

You worry about their safety, their health, especially once they start driving. "We worry about their safety, their health, especially once they start driving, but it wasn't a vehicle crash that took his life, ...More..

Contraceptive pill made from olives can prevent pregnancy, scientists say
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Contraceptive pill made from olives can prevent pregnancy, scientists say

A team at UC Berkeley recently examined two commonly used traditional plant-based folk remedies and discovered a potentially new mechanism that could lead to non-toxic, non-hormonal contraceptives. Purusing b...More..

A Wallenda to dangle by her teeth over Niagara Falls
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A Wallenda to dangle by her teeth over Niagara Falls

There will most likely be another Wallenda stunt coming to Niagara Falls - this time involving daredevil Nik Wallenda's wife. The deal was announced after the Niagara County Legislature unanimously approved a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Xi: New initiative needs to reject protectionism

On the eve of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) forum, India issued a statement saying it can not "accept a project that ignores its core concerns on sovereignty and territorial integrity". Other leaders of former S...More..

Winnipeg police arrest, charge men with killing Tina Fontaine's cousin
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Winnipeg police arrest, charge men with killing Tina Fontaine's cousin

Raymond Cormier, 54, has been charged with second-degree murder in her death. "Jeanenne was not the intended victim". On Tuesday, police also charged Brass with second-degree murder charges in a separate case...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Microsoft slams USA government for its part in 'WannaCrypt' worldwide cyberattack

The so-called WannaCry ransomware locks access to user files and in an on-screen message demands payment of $300 (275 euros) in the virtual currency Bitcoin in order to decrypt the files. He says Chinese secu...More..