Hackers have second USA weapon primed for attack, warn analysts

Are you affected by the global cyberattack? Scammers have been cold-calling in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attack. But they appear to be less damaging than WannaCry . At least two new variations of the malware were discovered as of Mond... More..

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Trump administration seeks to convince judges to revive travel ban
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump administration seeks to convince judges to revive travel ban

Judge Robert B. King said the case appears to hinge on whether the court considers Trump's statements or focuses exclusively on the text of the order, which is religiously neutral. The federal judge who issue...More..

How to protect your computer from the worldwide ransomware cyber attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

How to protect your computer from the worldwide ransomware cyber attack

In a blog post published Sunday , Microsoft president Brad Smith criticized world leaders for stockpiling vulnerabilities to computer systems. "This is an emerging pattern in 2017", Smith wrote Sunday in an o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Stay Married to Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NOK) Stock

The firm's market capitalization is $35.29 billion. The Stock opened today's session at $6.23 and now the price is hovering at $6.23 by showing increase of 0.97 percent. Vetr raised Nokia Oyj from a "buy" rati...More..

How to Shield Your System Against WannaCry Ransomware Attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

How to Shield Your System Against WannaCry Ransomware Attack

While it's not clear what could have possibly prompted organisations to under-report the impact of WannaCry ransomware, this could well be a cost saving measure, but at the expense of data security. "It's hard ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Demonetisation to have transitory effect on India's domestic demand: UN expert

The official was responding to a question by PTI on a United Nations report released yesterday which revised downward India's economic growth forecast for 2017 but predicted an increased 7.9 per cent GDP ...More..

WhatsApp fined €3m in Italy over data sharing with Facebook
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WhatsApp fined €3m in Italy over data sharing with Facebook

The centre informed the court that it was in the process of framing a law on data protection. "The central government is committed to freedom of choice and right to privacy of citizens". "The meta-data collec...More..

Asian Countries Suffering from WannaCry Virus Cyber Attack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Asian Countries Suffering from WannaCry Virus Cyber Attack

The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused "widespread damage", the BBC reported . The hackers, who have locked files on 200,000 computers worldwide, have only made...More..

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

According to her, the government has not received any reports of major cyber-attack linked to the WannaCry ransomware. The company's operating system, Windows, was the target of a massive cyberattack that too...More..

No substantial impact of WannaCry ransomware on Indian systems: IT Secy
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

No substantial impact of WannaCry ransomware on Indian systems: IT Secy

The effects of the ransomware attack were felt around the world, affecting computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in several countries. "Another area of concern is the pa...More..

Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

The victims, the official says, range widely in scope, from a few computers at companies and organizations to networks of many more. According to Kaspersky Lab experts, they are now trying to determine if i...More..

Microsoft warns governments against stockpiling cyber weapons
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Microsoft warns governments against stockpiling cyber weapons

When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Microsoft President Brad Smith says , ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

Then the program puts up a screen demanding you pay money to get access back. "You can point a lot of fingers, but I think given that this was not a zero-day vulnerability (for which no patch is available), t...More..

Few Ransomware Victims Are Paying Hackers Because Using Bitcoin Is Hard
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Few Ransomware Victims Are Paying Hackers Because Using Bitcoin Is Hard

It should be noted that I've heard that this patch was particularly onerous, which may have held operations back. Interestingly, Microsoft had issued patches for the exact exploit in March 2017. Since it emerge...More..

Putin ridicules the United States, blames it for 'WannaCry' cybercattack
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Putin ridicules the United States, blames it for 'WannaCry' cybercattack

He said sectors like banking and electricity, for example, have better patching regimes than healthcare, which was the sector hardest hit in the United Kingdom by WannaCry. However, the NSA has neither confirme...More..

Jaguar XF Sportbrake confirmed for June launch
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Jaguar XF Sportbrake confirmed for June launch

The trio are now lifelong members of the Outer Hebrides Tennis Club and free to use the remote facilities whenever they like, while Susan will get to meet the world tennis number one later this summer at the wo...More..

Cyber-attack likely to hit Jersey, expert warns
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cyber-attack likely to hit Jersey, expert warns

Shares of cyber-security and anti-virus companies are posting strong gains Monday morning, as experts worry about a return of the massive cyber attack that has paralyzed more than 200,000 computers in at least ...More..

Intel could soon unveil expensive Core i9 CPU
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Intel could soon unveil expensive Core i9 CPU

Ever since the release of the Intel Core processor line-up, we have only witnessed three categories of CPUs including Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7. The new Core i9 chips all feature hyperthreading, and offer...More..

Hackers steal another cyber weapon from American spy agency
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hackers steal another cyber weapon from American spy agency

Alex Abdo, a staff attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, said Microsoft and other software companies have strategically settled lawsuits that could lead to court rulings wea...More..

Global Hack Attack Hits Thousands Of Computers
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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 ...More..