100000 groups in 150 nations hit by cyberattack

A fifth of the trusts were hit by the ransomware on Friday afternoon, forcing hospitals to cancel and delay treatment. No one has claimed responsibility for the cyber attack, which by Saturday had begun to subside after an unidentified British re... More..

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Cyber experts rush to restore systems as 'ransomware' wreaks global havoc
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyber experts rush to restore systems as 'ransomware' wreaks global havoc

On May 10, hackers disrupted the websites of several French media companies and aerospace giant Airbus.The hack happened four weeks before a British general election in which national security and the managemen...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump for stronger sanctions against North Korea after its missile launching

Sunday's launch, the North's first-known missile test in two weeks, came amid renewed hopes of inter-Korean dialogue under Moon's presidency. Earlier this month, Trump said he would be willing to meet North...More..

Companies Boost Cyber Defences For New Ransomware Attacks
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Companies Boost Cyber Defences For New Ransomware Attacks

Some hospitals were forced to cancel procedures and appointments, as ambulances were directed to neighbouring hospitals free from the computer virus. Indeed, while FedEx Corp. All told, several cyber-security...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump seeks to quickly replace sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director

But about 11 people in all are being considered, USA media report. The firing drew a wave of criticism in large part because the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating whether election meddlin...More..

Global ransomware attack: CERT says no incidents in SL so far
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Global ransomware attack: CERT says no incidents in SL so far

A top executive of private television channel Asian TV yesterday said four of their desktops were infected Friday evening. The spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - "ransomware" which locked up more than ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

India skips China's OBOR summit in Beijing

No major Western leaders attended, though Britain, France and Germany were represented by top finance officials. Asserting that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a core project of OBOR, Sharif emphasi...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

India skips Belt and Road meet

According to Larin, Russia and China's foreign policy imperatives overlap here. "It poses a huge security threat to India". The Chinese government describes the initiative as a partnership. Nepal is touted ...More..

Who are the hackers behind global cyberattack?
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Who are the hackers behind global cyberattack?

A United Kingdom security researcher known as MalwareTech , who helped to limit the ransomware attack, warned of "another one coming. quite likely on Monday". The agency did not identify those countries. C...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea launches ballistic missile - South Korean military

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said he and his South Korean counterpart agreed that "dialogue for dialogue's sake with North Korea is meaningless". "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: 'Four to be interviewed' to replace Comey

The announcement comes the same day Mr Trump said he could name a new FBI Director as early as next week. Though the White House initially said that Comey's removal had nothing to do with the Russian Federati...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cyber attack hits 2,00000 in at least 150 countries: Europol

The ransomware encrypted data on computers. Payments were demanded for access to be restored. Comunicado de Telefónica sobre incidencia de ciberseguridad https://t.co/4WdjICfz0P- Telefónica (@Telefonica) 12 mai...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Microsoft Touts Features of Windows 10 Fall Update at Build

Created to ensure that "experiences flow seamlessly between Windows, iOS and Android devices, Fluent Design and Microsoft Graph will add a variety of new capabilities via the Fall Creators Update". In another c...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump warns Comey over leaks to media — Federal Bureau of Investigation row

In a tweet on Friday he said Mr Comey had "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations". Mr Trump has said that Mr Comey has told him three times that he was not a target of the FBI inqui...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Health Secretary failed to heed 'warning signs' before cyber attack hit NHS

It is cheaper to pay the ransom than to call in security and cyber experts to help, not to mention the time it saves by paying the cyber extortionists versus waiting and paying for expert help. British Home Sec...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Croatian Jacques Houdek Finishes 13th in Eurovision Song Contest

The 17-year-old from Moama came ninth after performing ballad Don't Come Easy in the grand final this morning at the song contest in Kiev , Ukraine. In response, Russia's state-owned Channel 1 television is ...More..

Hafiz Saeed detained on terror charges
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Hafiz Saeed detained on terror charges

Saeed also claimed that he and his associates were detained just to please the United States, India and other global organizations. On January 28, the Punjab government had placed names of Hafiz Saeed, Abdull...More..

NITDA advises MDAs, others on ransomware attacks
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

NITDA advises MDAs, others on ransomware attacks

Also badly hit was Britain's National Health Service, which declared a "major incident" after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and scrap operations. French police said there were "mo...More..

Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

Earlier we have reported that Microsoft is planning to separate its Edge Browser from the Operating System bundle and update it via Windows Store. One session showed some new hardware and software running Uni...More..

Global ransomware virus 'Wannacry' found in Indian cyberspace
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Global ransomware virus 'Wannacry' found in Indian cyberspace

The vulnerability was one of many revealed in April by the hacking group Shadow Brokers, which claimed to have stolen the exploits from the U.S. National Security Agency. The company, in a blog post said, " Wan...More..