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Phone scam claiming to provide WannaCry ransomware supports

Phone scam claiming to provide WannaCry ransomware supports The Department of Homeland Security began an "aggressive awareness campaign" to alert industry partners to the importance of installing the Microsoft patch shortly after it was released in March, an agency official working on the attack said. [Full Article...]

6 updates on the worldwide ransomware attack

6 updates on the worldwide ransomware attack Never pay a ransom. China bore the brunt of the breaches in the region, with state media reporting that about 40,000 institutions there had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. But Dr Anne Rainsberry, national incident director at NHS, said there were "encouraging signs" the situation was improving . The attack therefore spread faster than previous, smaller-scale ransomwa... [Full Article...]

AAA anticipates highest Memorial Day travel level since 2005

AAA anticipates highest Memorial Day travel level since 2005 Local gas prices are expected to hold steady near $ 3 a gallon on average - the second cheapest price averages for this time of year since 2009. The research by the AAA showed that 2.7% more people will travel over the Memorial Day weekend than did past year. [Full Article...]

Action urged to avoid yellow-eyed penguin's extinction

Action urged to avoid yellow-eyed penguin's extinction Increasing sea surface temperatures partly explained the negative trend in penguin numbers. At the same time, the department noted, "yellow-eyed penguins are solitary creatures that seek privacy". They noted that they lacked data to quantify human impacts on the birds, but they believe "unregulated tourism" has caused pollution and habitat destruction. [Full Article...]

Texas' Patrick backs special session for 'bathroom bill'

Texas' Patrick backs special session for 'bathroom bill' Patrick said the Legislature "is on the precipice of a special session" because of the failure of the House to earlier approve key bills tagged as priorities by the Senate and Abbott. All blamed a breakdown in talks between Patrick and Straus, who reportedly not spoken directly in days, for the number of unresolved issues with just 13 days to go in the legislative session. [Full Article...]

F1 2017 releases on August 25th, will feature historic F1 cars

F1 2017 releases on August 25th, will feature historic F1 cars F1 2017 also expands Career mode, enhances multiplayer, and adds a new Championships mode (which was not explained in any detail). The full list of classic machinery available will be revealed in the coming weeks, but the companies behind the game, Codemasters and Koch Media, have announced that it will feature three contenders for F1's greatest ever vehicle: McLaren's all-conquering MP4/4, Wil... [Full Article...]

Relay For Life Fights Cancer

Relay For Life Fights Cancer Since 1997, Relay for Life of Dearborn & Ohio Counties has raised over $3.6 million. "No one understands how vital these services are more than our cancer survivors", said Florham Park resident and Event Chairperson Michele LeSueur. Prince George hosts the biggest Relay for Life event in B.C., which raised $500,000 last weekend. Another highlight of Saturday's Relay for Life will be the Surviv... [Full Article...]

Trump Photoshops Tweet Denying Russia Collusion into His Twitter Header

Trump Photoshops Tweet Denying Russia Collusion into His Twitter Header Yates , who was testifying at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, said she first warned the White House of the Department of Justice's concerns on January 26. The White House Counsel informed the President immediately. If Flynn was such a threat to national security, then why was his clearance reauthorized by Team Obama? The contact drew... [Full Article...]

Senate committee votes down tribal gambling expansion bill in Oklahoma

Senate committee votes down tribal gambling expansion bill in Oklahoma Malloy met with legislative leaders Wednesday to kick off another round of budget negotiations. The vote marks the second consecutive year that a proposed $1.50 cigarette tax failed to receive the required three-fourths majority required for new revenue measures. [Full Article...]

Government seeks answers on cyber-attack

Government seeks answers on cyber-attack British technology experts worked through the night to patch the computer systems of the health service after the ransomware worm forced dozens of hospitals to cancel some operations and appointments, Security Minister Ben Wallace said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Durban Secures Indaba For Next Five Years

Durban Secures Indaba For Next Five Years This Zuma said falls in line with the broader Radical Economic Transformation mission of the government. "We have already begun to invest in transformation". In this regard, South will be aggressively promoting our new 5 in 5 tourism growth strategy. Tourism authorities believe the weaker exchange rate may help lure global travellers to South Africa and away from more expensive holiday destina... [Full Article...]

A Teenager Died After Drinking These Three Caffeinated Drinks In Two Hours

Watts said Cripe drank a large Mountain Dew, a latte from McDonald's and an energy drink in the two hours before his heart fell out of rhythm at Spring Hill High School near Chapin on April 26. But, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in a 2011 report to keep kids and teens away from energy drinks over concerns of high-levels of caffeine. [Full Article...]

FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate Candidates include anyone whose blood was drawn for the test and who had a blood lead level of 10 micrograms or less per deciliter. Jeffrey Shuren, director of FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), said that most patients won't be affected the issue, as the majority of lead testing is done using capillary blood, and about half of all tests are processed using other unaffecte... [Full Article...]

Mom says a fidget spinner almost killed her kid

Mom says a fidget spinner almost killed her kid Earlier this month, Georgia resident Teresa Kesterson told a local television station that her 3-year-old grandson had been playing with a fidget spinner-also while riding in the car-when the toy came apart in his hands, leaving him holding tiny pieces including a light-up battery. [Full Article...]

When caffeine becomes deadly: How much is too much?

When caffeine becomes deadly: How much is too much? In the United States, we average about two cups of coffee - which total 100 to 200 mg of caffeine - a day. An initial autopsy did not determine the cause of death, WLTX reported. Even so, medical complications from energy drinks are still rare. CBS News contacted the American Beverage Association, which represents the makers of nearly all energy drinks sold in America, and they referred us t... [Full Article...]

China's position on Kashmir 'unaffected' by CPEC

China's position on Kashmir 'unaffected' by CPEC India has expressed its clear objection to join China's "Belt and Road Forum" - also known as "One Belt, One Road"-, sparking debate of OBOR status after India's refusal, but a state-run Chinese daily has termed Indian move a "partly a show" for domestic politics aimed at piling pressure to get Beijing's "special attention". [Full Article...]

Passenger tries to open cabin door after attacking crew with coffee pots

Passenger tries to open cabin door after attacking crew with coffee pots Passengers also found themselves in the path of the coffee pot, according to a Toronto city councillor who happened to be on board the flight. He then ran to the back of the plane, where he grabbed a pot of coffee from the galley and swung it at flight attendants, according to a federal complaint. [Full Article...]

Time To Get In On The Growth Action: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

Time To Get In On The Growth Action: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) When markets become very volatile, this may point to a change in investor sentiment. The score is named after its developer Joseph Piotroski who created a ranking scale from 0-9 to help determine the financial strength of a company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Vetr given on Friday, August 14. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $62 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Saturday, August 29 by FB... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Says Fighting Cyber Attacks Is A Team Effort

Microsoft Says Fighting Cyber Attacks Is A Team Effort The spread of WannaCry (also known as WannaCrypt/) ransomware slowed on Monday as no major organizations reported to have been impacted by the global cyberattack. Theft of the software was reported in April, when it was published by the Shadow Brokers, a group that has been linked to Russian Federation. After days of silence, Hunt appeared on Sky News. [Full Article...]

More cyberattacks expected in upcoming weeks following Wanna Cry ransomware frenzy

More cyberattacks expected in upcoming weeks following Wanna Cry ransomware frenzy In Japan, both Nissan and Hitachi reported some units had been affected, while in China energy giant PetroChina said that at some petrol stations customers had been unable to use its payment system. "Otherwise they're literally fighting the problems of the present with tools from the past". But the South Korean cinema chain CJ CGV Co. was restoring advertising servers at dozens of theaters after t... [Full Article...]


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