Unprecedented global 'ransomware' attack seeks cash for data

The attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, was believed the biggest of its kind ever recorded. Britain's home secretary said one in five of 248 National Health Service groups had been hit. Britain's home secretary says about one in five National Health Service trusts have been hit by the worldwide ransomware cyberattack, and that all but six are now back to normal. [Full Article...]

Of the 48 affected NHS England hospitals, six remain unoperational

Cyber security firm Avast said the majority of the attacks targeted Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan, although details of which computer systems were targeted in those countries remain sketchy. EC3 says its Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce, made up of experts in high-tech crime, "is specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in supporting the investigation". [Full Article...]

Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

Critics have assailed Trump for abruptly dismissing Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and possible Moscow ties to the Trump presidential campaign. "I think the process is going to go quickly", Trump said. Sen. John Cornyn Cornyn is the No. 2 Senate Republican and a former Texas attorney general and state Supreme Court justice. [Full Article...]

N. Korea Belatedly Covers Election of Pres. Moon Jae

Moon told Xi during the 40-minute call that he plans to send a special delegation to Beijing for talks on both topics, Moon's office said in a statement . Moon said Pyongyang's nuclear issue should be addressed "comprehensively and gradually", not only with pressure but also through talks, because current global sanctions are also aimed at guiding Kim's regime to return to dialogue, Yoon said. [Full Article...]

Hospitals Throughout UK Hit By Ransomware — NHS England Cyberattack

Segura advised victims not to pay the ransom because it encourages the hackers. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at cybersecurity company F-Secure in Helsinki, Finland, called it "the biggest ransomware outbreak in history", according to an online post. [Full Article...]

Turkey among countries hit in cyberattack

Meanwhile, production at Renault alliance partner Nissan's manufacturing plant in Sunderland, northeast England, has been affected by a cyber attack that has hit almost 100 countries, a spokesman for the Japanese carmaker said on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

Experts suggested Saturday that the ransomware's progress had been halted, but new attacks could soon follow. "I did not expect an attack on this scale". But computers and networks that didn't update their systems were still at risk. First, there were reports of Spain's largest telecom being hit with pop-up windows demanding a $300 ransom to access files. [Full Article...]

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features Then again, maybe there will be some juicy new creative hardware to follow up on the wonderful Surface Studio, which will reinforce the message. Here's everything you need to know so far. Windows Timeline will enable you to quickly and easily " hop back into files, apps, and sites as if you never left ". Timeline , one big feature that would accompany the update would let the users keep track... [Full Article...]

Microsoft unveils Windows update, virtual reality controllers

Microsoft unveils Windows update, virtual reality controllers Microsoft's next major Windows update will be coming later this year. The update will come later this year. It is introducing new Timeline and Cortana versions that let you resume apps exactly where you left off on other Windows 10 devices. [Full Article...]

What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

The feature will require all of your devices to be logged in with your Microsoft account. The example Microsoft uses in the video above is 7-Zip, which is downloaded from the web and installed. Microsoft also plans to introduce a new mixed reality headset and motion controller in time for the holiday season. This Universal Windows Application (UWA) will be available through the Windows Store. [Full Article...]

#MSBuild 2017 Day 2: Everything you need to know

With the new Fluent Design System , users should also expect some minor changes to the Edge web browser's look and some of its animations, according to Windows Central . It basically contains 5 elements of design system: Light, Depth, Motion, Material, Scale. It has steadily been upgrading the Windows Subsystem for Linux by adding more feature atop the existing framework. [Full Article...]

Acer TravelMate Spin B1 Windows 10 S Laptop Unveiled

Acer TravelMate Spin B1 Windows 10 S Laptop Unveiled And whether these initiatives succeed or fail will say a lot about the future of the Windows operating system. The student demographic is probably some of the toughest consumer crowd for tech companies like Google, Microsoft and co to break into. [Full Article...]

Tropico developer announces Surviving Mars, coming in 2018

Tropico developer announces Surviving Mars, coming in 2018 It's being developed by Haemimont Games , and is planned for release on PC in 2018. They've teamed up with Haemimont Games to bring us Surviving Mars . If you've been looking for a new city management title and have been bored with Cities: Skylines, it might be time to take your skills to the next level and survive a new planet. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government in dark over who behind cyber attack

It is yet not certain as to how much time the agencies would take to resolve the issue. All told, several cyber security firms said they had identified the malicious software, which so far has been responsible for tens of thousands of attacks, in more than 60 countries. [Full Article...]

Microsoft begins showing off new features for Windows 10 Creators Update 2

Dubbed the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update , it will carry forward the content creation theme of its predecessor with an added emphasis on cohesive cross-device experiences, even when some of the devices involved have an Apple logo or run Android. [Full Article...]

S. Korea's New President Heading for Friction with the US?

It said Moon told Abe that it was emotionally hard for South Koreans to accept the agreement. Despite Chinese anger at North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests, China remains the isolated state's most important economic and diplomatic backer, even as Beijing has signed up for tough United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Cyber attack disrupting British NHS was global: May

The ransomware locks down all the files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in order to regain control of them. And despite initial reports to the contrary, it now seems clear that the NHS was not specifically singled out for an attack but instead one of a wide range of organisations internationally that fell victim to the Wannacrypt variant that spread like wi... [Full Article...]

It's Game On for Electronic Arts' "Battlefield 1"

It's Game On for Electronic Arts' Wilson talked in a circle about the live service possibilities, refusing to answer and pointing to EA Play and E3 2017 as upcoming events when the company will be able to talk about the plans for Battlefront 2's post-launch support. Executives at Electronic Arts went a step further, declaring their intention to exceed those figures with this latest installment in the Star Wars Battlefront ... [Full Article...]

Batshuayi's late winner guides Chelsea to Premier League glory

Batshuayi's late winner guides Chelsea to Premier League glory We won this title together". West Bromwich: Gary Cahill hailed Chelsea's Premier League title triumph as the ideal response to the critics who wrote them off earlier this season. "Don't forget last season was a bad season for the club, for the players, for the fans". Here we review some of the other important numbers in their dominant season. [Full Article...]

Hackers hit dozens of nations, exploiting stolen NSA tool

The ransomware, called "WannaCry", is spread by taking advantage of a Windows vulnerability that Microsoft released a security patch for in March. "Unlike most other attacks, this malware is spreading primarily by direct infection from machine to machine on local networks, rather than purely by email", Lance Cottrell, chief scientist at the U.S. [Full Article...]

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