22-year-old security researcher unexpectedly halts ransomware spread

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich countries will commit on Saturday to join forces to fight the growing threat of global cyber attacks , according to a draft statement of a meeting they are holding in Italy. Europol, the European Union's p... More..

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WCry is so mean Microsoft issues patch for 3 unsupported Windows versions
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

WCry is so mean Microsoft issues patch for 3 unsupported Windows versions

The WannaCry ransomware that swept the globe on Friday has proven so malicious that Microsoft has issued patches for Windows versions dating back as far as 14 years. "Although ransomware on a public sector syst...More..

Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations

John McCain - have said they were "troubled" by Trump's abrupt firing of Comey mid-investigation. Trump's tweet seems to stem from his frustration over the fallout from his firing of FBI Director James Come...More..

LG Pulls T-Mobile LG G6 Buy One Get One Free Offer
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

LG Pulls T-Mobile LG G6 Buy One Get One Free Offer

They eventually covered the cost of second device, in the form of $500 cheques to the users eligible. Once a customer purchased two units from T-Mobile, they had to go to LG's redemption page and provide thei...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Bring Lots of Major Design Updates

Windows personal computers 'will love all your devices, ' said Microsoft operating systems group corporate vice president Joe Belfiore. Here's the look at the most important announcements from the event. With...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Demo of Microsoft's Story Remix Feature for Windows 10

The new Windows update, which Microsoft said will be available later this year, will more deeply embed Microsoft's web-based file storage OneDrive into the OS. Users will be able to click copy on one device and...More..

Apple iTunes coming to the Windows Store
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Apple iTunes coming to the Windows Store

Here's the look at the most important announcements from the event. The next major update to Windows 10 will arrive later this year, Microsoft announced during its Build developer conference on May 11. ...More..

Europol: The Global Cyber Attack Is At Unprecedented Level
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Europol: The Global Cyber Attack Is At Unprecedented Level

Europol , the European law enforcement agency, said on Saturday the attack was on an "unprecedented level". "The latest count is over 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and those victims many of those wi...More..

Nuclear deterrent safe from cyber attacks which hit NHS: Fallon
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Nuclear deterrent safe from cyber attacks which hit NHS: Fallon

Investigators are working to track down those responsible for the ransomware used on Friday, known as Wanna Decryptor or WannaCry. "This was a large-scale attack, but we are working closely with law enforceme...More..

Hackers behind the global cyber attack have raised United States dollars 20000
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Hackers behind the global cyber attack have raised United States dollars 20000

Although cyber extortion cases have been rising for several years, they have to date affected small-to-mid sized organisations, disrupting services provided by hospitals, police departments, public transportati...More..

Canny Antonio Conte fires Bridge from sighs to all-time Premier League highs
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Canny Antonio Conte fires Bridge from sighs to all-time Premier League highs

It's all down to Conte. Chelsea have clinched the Premier League title by beating West Bromwich on Friday night. Back in the dressing room, Conte walked through the door after some TV interviews and w...More..

Hackers behind the global cyber attack have raised Dollars 20000
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Hackers behind the global cyber attack have raised Dollars 20000

No one has claimed responsibility for the cyber attack, which by Saturday had begun to subside after an unidentified British researcher who tweets at @MalwareTechBlog reportedly activated a "kill switch", a...More..

Suspected ransomware attack at southeast Ireland's healthcare facility
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Suspected ransomware attack at southeast Ireland's healthcare facility

Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack in upward of 70 countries, although both said the attack has hit Russian Federation hardest. But ...More..

Global ransomware attacks: What we know
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Global ransomware attacks: What we know

Europol said a special task force at its European Cybercrime Centre was "specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in supporting the investigation". The companies and go...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft Makes a Play for Oracle's Cloud Customers

First up: Azure Cosmos DB , a new and distributed database that grew out of the company's earlier DocumentDB , a NoSQL database. Azure Batch AI Training debuted in private preview today. Oracle founder ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft pushes out "Patch Update" for Windows 8, XP after Ransomware Attack

Microsoft says now it will make the fixes free for everyone. The WannaCry virus involved in the current attack is thought to be based on software developed by the US National Security Agency (NSA). British medi...More..

Researcher stumbles upon 'kill switch' to global cyberattack
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Researcher stumbles upon 'kill switch' to global cyberattack

As similar widespread ransomware attacks were reported in Spain, Romania and elsewhere, experts warned that online extortion attempts by hackers are a growing menace. But computers and networks that hadn't upd...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyberattack hit one in five NHS England trusts, Home Secretary confirms

MalwareTech said in a in a blog post Saturday that he had returned from lunch with a friend on Friday and learned that networks across Britain's health system had been hit by ransomware, tipping him off that "...More..

FedEx confirms it hit by malware attack
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

FedEx confirms it hit by malware attack

Although Microsoft released a security patch for the flaw earlier this year, many systems have yet to be updated, researchers said . A security researcher who goes by the name MalwareTech has activated a sort ...More..

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP: Co-leaders though 18
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP: Co-leaders though 18

Compounding the frustration, Spieth blasted out to 45 feet and three-putted for double bogey. At least he had company. Johnson's frustrations were best summed up with his bogey on the first hole after a nea...More..