World Braces for Repeat of Ransomeware Attack on Monday

But computers and networks that didn't update their systems were still at risk. Citing the far-reaching potential impact on customers, Microsoft took the unusual step of offering a custom support security update for users with versions of Windows t... More..

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Microsoft shares details on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft says that with Fluent design it is "taking a significant step forward in re-envisioning the way" cross-platform apps are developed. And if you can use Windows with an iPhone more effectively, then wha...More..

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Microsoft's president blames NSA for WannaCry attack

It forced the closure of multiple hospitals and ambulance companies, among other services and institutions. Have you paid the ransom? "You can point a lot of fingers, but I think given that this was not a z...More..

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Asia wakes up to ransomware chaos

Experts and authorities have told users, if hit, to not pay the attackers' ransom. First, there was a highly unsafe security hole in Microsoft Windows, which became known after hackers leaked tools that wer...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Europe warns of more attacks, WannaCry spreads to Asia

On Friday (May 12) the NHS was attacked by ransomware, causing computers to be locked unless a ransom is paid in bitcoins. The ransomware takes over users' files, demanding $US300 to restore them. " WannaCry ...More..

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Microsoft lambasts NSA for WannaCry, time for a "wake-up call"

In Britain, many hospitals and clinics that are part of the country's national health service were still having computer problems. A Microsoft (MSFT) executive has blasted the Central Intelligence Agency and ...More..

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FedEx hit by 'WannaCry' ransomware

Computers booting up to start the workweek might continue the spread of " WannaCry ", a ransomware attack where hackers lock down a computer and threaten to delete all its data unless a ransom is paid. Dore s...More..

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'WannaCry' Malware Attack Could Just Be Getting Started

Railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations, hospitals, office buildings, shopping malls and government services also were affected, China's Xinhua News Agency said, citing the Threat Intelligence Center of Q...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Massive Ransomware Attack Affects Organizations Worldwide

Vinod Bhattathirippad. Backdoors can be kept in reserve for later infections, and DOUBLEPULSAR was stolen from the NSA at the same time as ETNERNALBLUE, the NSA software exploit that punches a hole through Mi...More..

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Donald Trump didn't threaten James Comey through his tweet, Sean Spicer confirms

The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the USA election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. Mr Trump said the candidates were "outstanding people" and "very well k...More..

The Newest Update for the Nintendo Switch Is Here
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Newest Update for the Nintendo Switch Is Here

It is not clear yet if this firmware update fixes the random screenshot bug Switch owners experienced in the past days. Interestingly, this isn't the first time we've seen this problem associated with Minecra...More..

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'Ransomeware' attacks hit 150 countries

Darien Huss, a 28-year-old research engineer who helped stop the malware's spread, said he was "still anxious for what's to come in the next few days, because it really would not be so hard for the actors behin...More..

Attack should be wake-up call for govts
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Attack should be wake-up call for govts

Also known as "WannaCryptor 2.0" or simply "WCry 2.0", the virus hits Russian Interior Ministry, Russian Railways and mobile service provider Megafon. FedEx: The company said it was "experiencing interference w...More..

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Why isn't the USA getting hit harder by the global ransomware attack?

The culprits used a digital code believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency - and subsequently leaked as part of a document dump, according to researchers at the Moscow-based computer se...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Amazon Launches New Echo with Touchscreen

Introducing a new way to be together. Obviously, you both need to have Alexa access for this to work, but Amazon plans to make this feature available to owners of the Echo devices as well as anyone using th...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies for Ransomware Disaster

It says the latest virus exploits a flaw in Microsoft Windows identified by, and stolen from, USA intelligence, a BBC report said. Russia's Interior Ministry acknowledged a ransomware attack on its computer...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks

In a blog post published Sunday, Microsoft president Brad Smith criticized world leaders for stockpiling vulnerabilities to computer systems. "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Global cyberattack may create more havoc on Monday, officials say

Although ransomware on a public sector system isn't even newsworthy, systems being hit simultaneously across the country is (contrary to popular belief, most NHS employees don't open phishing emails which sug...More..

Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack

Microsoft's president compared the scenario to the USA military having some of its tomahawk missiles stolen. But some other technology industry executives said privately that it reflected a widely held view ...More..

Salman Khan's Tubelight's song 'The Radio' will be launching in Dubai
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Salman Khan's Tubelight's song 'The Radio' will be launching in Dubai

Kabir Khan who has teamed up with the Bhaijaan of Bollywood for the third time after Ek Tha Tiger and Bajrangi Bhaijaan , tweeted, "Happy to announce tht Tubelight becms the FIRST Bollywood film with its own...More..