2 lakh hit by 'unprecedented' cyberhack in 150 nations:Europol

The indiscriminate attack, which began Friday, struck banks, hospitals and government agencies in more than 150 countries, exploiting known vulnerabilities in old Microsoft computer operating systems. Asked by Andrew Marr if the government had failed... More..

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Software Used in Global Cyber Attack on Friday Was Stolen from NSA

The U.S. government's "stockpiling" of cyberweapons opened the door to the WannaCry ransomware attack, Microsoft (MSFT) alleged Monday as new concerns over computer hacking sent shares in security vendors up....More..

Korea's New Missile Has Unprecedented Range
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Korea's New Missile Has Unprecedented Range

Japan's Kyodo News agency, citing unidentified sources, said the missile may be capable of covering a range as far as 4,000 kilometers (2,500 miles) if launched at a normal trajectory. South Korea needs to sh...More..

Africa least hit by WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Africa least hit by WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

In addition to Russian Federation, the biggest targets appeared to be Ukraine and India, nations where it is common to find older, unpatched versions of Windows in use, according to the security firm. Althoug...More..

If awarded contract, Boeing's St. Louis plant will assemble Air
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

If awarded contract, Boeing's St. Louis plant will assemble Air

St. Louis' involvement in the program was hardly a surprise given Boeing's decision to build the first two Boeing-Saab T-X aircraft at that location. The contract will be awarded by the end of the year. Italy...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

PM denies cyber threat warnings were ignored

On Friday, ransom messages appeared on NHS computers, demanding money in exchange for unlocking the computer. Systems in Scotland were expected to be recovered by Monday and the First Minister said more than ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

'Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy' trailer

Sane Trilogy and PaRappa, plus Kat, Sackboy and Spyro the Dragon. You can check out the cool new video below. Sane trilogy seems to have a thing for small gameplay clips. "Relive all your favorite Crash mom...More..

WannaCrypt was inevitable, quit hoarding — Microsoft to spooks
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCrypt was inevitable, quit hoarding — Microsoft to spooks

He began analyzing a sample of the malicious software and noticed its code included a hidden web address that wasn't registered. His $11 purchase of the name on Friday activated the domain, which commanded ...More..

Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Windows Store To Support iTunes Soon

With this compatibility, users will be at ease to use the apps on both platforms. Over the coming months, the Windows Store will also add a variety of new applications for consumers and business users, in...More..

New Details on Next Game From Quantum Break Developers
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New Details on Next Game From Quantum Break Developers

Sounds a lot like past Remedy games , but hey, it's good to know they haven't gone insane and decided to make a motion-controlled party game or something. The agreement fits perfectly with our strategy of cont...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams govt secrecy

Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, said yesterday in a blog post that his company, its customers and the government all share the blame, the report said. The attack held users hostage by...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

UK restoring systems after cyberattack

Now, when the code pinged that domain, it turned out to be registered and the ransomware would not activate. The anonymous specialist, known only as MalwareTech, issued a warning that hackers could upgrade th...More..

Cyber worm attack propels health funding to center of British election campaign
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber worm attack propels health funding to center of British election campaign

The NHS was crippled on Friday by a malware attack which blocked access to crucial IT systems unless a ransom was paid. Telefónica: Spanish authorities confirmed the Spanish telecom company Telefónica was one...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

What is WannaCry ransomware?

Patients arriving at Dharmais Cancer Hospital had to wait several hours while staff worked with paper records. "We've seen no impact in the health system which is important, we've had no reports of any govern...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Futuristic Racing Game Redout: Lightspeed Edition To Launch This August On Console

It will be available through physical and digital retailers as the Redout: Lightspeed Edition , priced at $39.99 USD/€39.99/£29.99. In addition to the DLC and split-screen mode, the console versions include an...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft blames USA stockpiled vulnerability for WannaCry ransomware attack

For anyone inside the IT support and infosec bubble, the Wanna Decryptor ransomware worm that infected at least 200,000 computers in 150 countries was inevitable. Also hit were Deutsche Bahn, the Russian Centra...More..

Following ransomware attack, Microsoft urges governments to 'wake up'
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Following ransomware attack, Microsoft urges governments to 'wake up'

Vehicle manufacturers Renault and Nissan, German rail operator Deutsche Bahn, global shipper FedEx Corp and Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica were among other companies affected. Brad Smith criticiz...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Injustice 2 Launch Trailer Shows Off Gameplay and Dinosaur Punching

Still, the trailer is pretty cool and does a good job of highlighting just about everything you can expect from Injustice 2: insane action, some superhero comic-esque dialogue, and goofy one-liners. Injustice...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft Target of Unusually High Options Trading (MSFT)

Kernodle & Katon Asset Management Group LLC now owns 2,067 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the last quarter. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This rep...More..

Time Runs Out on Injunction in Uber-Waymo Case
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Time Runs Out on Injunction in Uber-Waymo Case

Uber says it didn't steal Waymo's trade secrets, and its technology is unique and developed without significant input from Levandowski. Verhoeven said Waymo doesn't have access to that "damning" evidence. It ...More..