'WannaCry' Ransomware: DHS Warns Public After Worldwide Cyberextortion Attack

Not surprisingly, security experts have observed numerous companies opting to pay the ransom to get their businesses back up and running. Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malicious software behind the atta... More..

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Microsoft Windows Now Patched Against WannaCry Ransomware Attack

But the researcher's actions may have saved companies and governments millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before computers in the USA were more widely affected. The NHS said in a statement on Saturday...More..

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Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

WannaCrypt/WannaCry ransomware has affected Windows XP systems across the globe. The radio report says the Revoz factory in the southeastern town of Novo Mesto stopped working on Friday evening to stop the ...More..

Portugal win Eurovision for first time
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Portugal win Eurovision for first time

The victor of the competition was Portugal, who scored 382 points from juries and 376 points from viewers, including 8 from the UK. Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes says: "It's been 20 years since the United Kingdom...More..

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United Kingdom restoring systems after cyberattack

The ransomware spreads through corporate networks, "without user interaction, by exploiting a known vulnerability in Microsoft Windows", it said. "The key question" to consider is how an attack such as Friday...More..

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World Reels From Massive Cyberattack That Hit Nearly 100 Countries

Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails that seemed to contain invoices, job offers, security warnings and other legitimate files. Russia's interior ministr...More..

EVM tampering row: Delhi BJP to lodge complaint with EC against AAP
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

EVM tampering row: Delhi BJP to lodge complaint with EC against AAP

Then you had come to me saying "you needed Kapil". MLA Kapil Mishra handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the documents in connection with the corruption charges he leveled against Kejriwal...More..

Gmail users hit by a malicious, fast spreading phishing attack
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Gmail users hit by a malicious, fast spreading phishing attack

Reddit user JakeSteam detailed the process and wrote that the attack was disguised as an email from a person on a user's contact list, which invited them to edit a file in Google Docs. On Wednesday afternoon,...More..

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ITunes is coming to the Windows App Store

Microsoft encouraged programmers Wednesday to design applications that help Cortana do whatever people might want. For these classic Office apps, Microsoft is extending JavaScript APIs into Word and Excel,...More..

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NSA Stupidity Created Ransomware Cyber Crisis

A United Kingdom-based researcher is being called a hero after he discovered a way to slow down the spread of a ransomware strain that affected almost 100 countries Friday and caused massive disruption to the U...More..

Dozens of countries hit by biggest 'ransomware' attack ever
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Dozens of countries hit by biggest 'ransomware' attack ever

However, a new variant dubbed WannaCry was created that makes use of a vulnerability in the Windows operating system that was patched by Microsoft on March 14. In addition to Russian Federation, the biggest t...More..

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National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Bobby Ryan scores overtime victor in Game 1

Depending on what Washington would get in return for Ovechkin, they could either rebuild-or reload-with new personnel and hope to beat their arch-nemesis from the Steel City. The Pittsburgh Penguins spent the...More..

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Nissan, Renault among the latest targets of the global ransomware attack

Britain's National Health Service does not have any evidence that patient data was breached following a ransomware attack , the agency said. These cyber attacks trace their origins all the way back to 1989 w...More..

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Researcher accidentally finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomware

The ransomware wanted to avoid activating itself in an environment like this, so it was created to ping a certain unregistered domain - say, afn38sj729.com - and if it returns anything but a DNS error, chances ...More..

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United States beef to China imminent

Ross says American beef producers have been locked out of China's enormous market since a mad cow scare in 2003. The 10-point trade package unveiled Friday is being touted as an "early harvest" of the 100-...More..

Microsoft re-releases security update after cyberattacks
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft re-releases security update after cyberattacks

Hospitals across the United Kingdom were cancelling operations and ambulances had been diverted from hospitals in some areas. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

World licks cyber wounds from ransomware attack

Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. "I'd like to commend the work that NHS staff have done t...More..

Nissan plant hit by cyber-attack
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Nissan plant hit by cyber-attack

The researcher warned however that people "need to update their systems ASAP" to avoid attack. French vehicle maker Renault has also confirmed it was hit in the cyber assault that has infected tens of thous...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Indian-origin doctor had warned against UK health service cyber attack

Both said Russian Federation was hit hardest. Researchers at security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. Bartholomew...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

After S. Korean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers United States invite

Moon, who took office on Wednesday, favors engagement with the North - whose key diplomatic backer is China - to bring it to the negotiating table over its nuclear and missile ambitions. Moon has called for a r...More..