Global Hack Attack Hits Thousands Of Computers

The report adds that some of the IP addresses involved in the attack originated in North Korea, though that doesn't necessarily mean that North Korea was the originator of the attacks. In part, that's simply because of the logistical complications ... More..

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China's banking regulator to step up protection after cyber attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

China's banking regulator to step up protection after cyber attack

He added that the rate of infection has slowed over the weekend. And the software is already inspiring imitators , as the Bleeping Computer site reports. "T$3 his attack provides yet another example of why the...More..

Parsing the tech and national security concerns behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Parsing the tech and national security concerns behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks

Deutsche Bahn: The German railway company told CNNMoney that due to the attack "passenger information displays in some stations were inoperative" as were "some ticket machines". Smith's post deflects criticism ...More..

Worldwide cyber-attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Worldwide cyber-attack "Wannacry"

Microsoft has released a security update on 14 March MS17-010 which can fix the glitch. He said few banks in Europe had been affected, having learned through the "painful experience of being the number ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Your computer's security updates may be annoying, but they're crucial

Responding to the incident, the company's president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith, criticized the us government's weaponizing of computer vulnerabilities, the leak of which enabled this attack, and the da...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wannacry Attack: North Korea Links Alleged by Google Researcher

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimidating the entire worldwide community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn't implement...More..

Ransomware brings calls for national cybersecurity policy
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ransomware brings calls for national cybersecurity policy

It's crucial that customers allow their computers to automatically patch themselves when patches are issued. This ransomware spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of server message block (SMB) i...More..

WannaCry attacks are only the beginning, experts warn
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCry attacks are only the beginning, experts warn

It seems worm-like processes in which a tainted computer scans other computers in a network have helped increase the damage. Strangely, completely free but reliable desktop operating systems have been available...More..

WannaCry: How To Defend Against The Ransomware Attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCry: How To Defend Against The Ransomware Attack

The agency indicates that by paying the ransom in exchange for control of their computers, users are only proving that the worm is effective- thus making the attackers much more likely to strike again. So far, ...More..

WannaCry: Businesses could face lawsuits for not updating Windows-based computer systems
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WannaCry: Businesses could face lawsuits for not updating Windows-based computer systems

Moreover, for those who didn't save their data on a separate system, paying a ransom isn't like buying something from Amazon by entering their credit or debit card information. Or a similar message on their pho...More..

Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs teased
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs teased

The i9-7920X will come next with 16.5Mb of onboard L3 cache and supporting 44 PCIe lanes. The specifications of the flagship 12-core Core i9-7920X are still unknown but it should pack 16.5MB of L3 cache and w...More..

Steam clamps down on 'fake game' Trading Card scammers
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Steam clamps down on 'fake game' Trading Card scammers

The uptake of the Tracing Cards has been significant to the point that there is an economy on Steam based on Steam Trading Card system. "Steam at large allows players to interact with games in many different wa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

One in England, one in Michigan - help twart global cyberattack

Britain's National Cyber Security Center said Saturday teams are working "round the clock" to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospital...More..

Cyber attack shuts down Aussie businesses
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cyber attack shuts down Aussie businesses

One source said: "We work with a lot of different people". Europol, the European Union's police agency, said the onslaught was at "an unprecedented level and will require a complex global investigation to ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Researchers Say Global Cyber Attack Similar to North Korean Hacks

North Korea has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally, calling them legitimate self-defense. "So the threat is now". A reliable missile must endur...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

IOS 10.3.2 arrives with almost two dozen security fixes

With WWDC just a few weeks away, we can expect new versions of all four operating systems to be announced then. The announcements are expected at this years WWDC in June, at which Apple is likely to revea...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest test-firing of a ballistic missile. According to North Korean state media, as long as the USA continues its current policy, Kim Jong Un has ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Donald Trump 'asked James Comey to shut down Flynn investigation'

The Times reported that, according a Comey associate, Trump then spoke to Comey and said Comey should consider putting reporters in prison for publishing classified information. Taken at face value, the disc...More..

Ransomware cyber attack hits Bangladesh too, 30 cases reported so far
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ransomware cyber attack hits Bangladesh too, 30 cases reported so far

Starting first in the United Kingdom and Spain, the malicious "WannaCrypt" software quickly spread globally, blocking customers from their data unless they paid a ransom using Bitcoin. Smith is urging world lea...More..

Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV Boosts Stake in Celgene Co. (CELG)
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV Boosts Stake in Celgene Co. (CELG)

Headinvest LLC bought a new position in Celgene during the fourth quarter worth $2,667,000. Arete Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Celgene by 0.3% in the third quarter. If you are accessin...More..