CybercrimeA large-scale cyber attack highlights the structural dilemma of the NSA

More than 45,000 WannaCrypt attacks have been recorded around the world, including in the UK, US, Russia , Ukraine, India, China, Italy, Spain , and Egypt. The message displaying on NHS computers has been circulated on social media and victims of t... More..

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United Kingdom interior minister says health system has recovered from cyberattack

Just one day before the attack Dr Krishna Chinthapalli, a registrar in London, warned in a British Medical Journal article that some hospitals "will nearly certainly be shut down by ransomware this year". Lord ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Massive ransomware attack hits countries around the globe

The attack has hit more than 75,000 computers in 99 countries. In a blog post, the US tech giant recalled that it had published an update in March to address the weakness exploited in Friday's attacks, a secu...More..

NSA's Failure to Warn Microsoft of Vulnerability 'Troubling' - US Advocacy Group
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

NSA's Failure to Warn Microsoft of Vulnerability 'Troubling' - US Advocacy Group

Wannacry does this by exploiting a vulnerability in some older versions of Windows. Cybersecurity firm Avast said it had identified more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries on Friday, making it...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

United Kingdom: 1 in 5 health trusts affected by cyberattack

London's Barts Health NHS Trust, the largest trust in the United Kingdom, cancelled all outpatient appointments at its five hospitals today. He began analyzing a sample of the malicious software and noticed i...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyber threat could hit more people today

He said it was too early to say who is behind the onslaught and what their motivation was. Sir Michael said: "That is a ten-year programme and part of the cost of that programme has to come from efficiency sa...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn rejects claims he is a pacifist

A Labour government would seek to work for peace and security with all the other permanent members of the United Nations security council - the US, China, Russia and France. "It would mean world leaders had alr...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

World reels from massive cyberattack that hit almost 100 countries

The perpetrators have yet to be identified and the National Crime Agency (NCA), which is also part of the investigation, has said that there is "no indication that United Kingdom policing or other governmen...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

London security researcher warns of another global cyber-attack on Monday

The spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - ransomware which locked up more than 100,000 computers - had slowed, cybersecurity experts said, but they warned that the respite may be brief. On Saturday, cybersecu...More..

Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft sends out a Windows XP patch to block new ransomware

Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyber extortion attack at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. The attack has locked computers and blocked access to patient files. It may have...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

With $11 domain purchase, United Kingdom techie arms for battle vs. 'WannaCry' ransomware

Britain's National Health Service was especially hard hit in the attack, which hit tens of thousands of computes in 100 countries. The radio report says the Revoz factory in the southeastern town of Novo Mest...More..

BJP MLA, who described old Hyderabad as 'mini Pakistan', booked
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

BJP MLA, who described old Hyderabad as 'mini Pakistan', booked

The controversial saffron leader reiterated it on Sunday that he had already said the same in assembly too. Deputy Commissioner of Police of Hyderabad V. "The DJS President Mohammed Abdul Majid said that the ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

At least 100000 groups in 150 nations hit by cyberattack

Several cybersecurity firms said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack, which has apparently hit Russian Federation the hardest. The attackers may yet tweak the code and restart the cycle...More..

Cyber attack will improve security
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyber attack will improve security

Spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth said that the number of individuals who have fallen victim to the cyberextortion attack could be much higher. Earlier, the HSE said it was taking precautionary action to protect its...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

MI researcher who helped stop cyberattack anxious

Huss took a screen shot of his discovery and shared it on Twitter . Huss told The Associated Press on Saturday he's thankful it wasn't someone "with malicious intent" who discovered how to stop the attack. T...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Global cyber attack spreads

Other criminals may be tempted to mimic the success of Friday's "ransomware " attack, which locks up computers and hold people's files for ransom. That's left older Windows machines, or those users who failed...More..

Groove Music gets a new update for Mobile, improves the Fluent design
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Groove Music gets a new update for Mobile, improves the Fluent design

That strategy never got off the ground, as few smartphone users comfortable with Google's Android and Apple's iOS considered the Windows Phone. Microsoft will need to do quite a lot of work to make sure its...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Europol Admits Cyber-attack was Unmatched

A screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on laptop in Beijing, Saturday, May 13, 2017. "There has been one incident of the ransomw...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

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 i...More..

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..