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WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

That Convention would have a new stipulation, too: "a new requirement for governments to report vulnerabilities to vendors, rather than stockpile, sell, or exploit them". Users have been advised not to click on links that they did not trust to stop the download of software from unknown, unverified sources. For now the kill switch for this ransomware variant is holding, but the ransomware only ne... [Full Article...]

Sales Growth Analysis: Liberty Global plc (LBTYA), Barclays PLC (BCS)

Headlines about Liberty Global plc - Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) traded -2.04% lower at $30.21. 05/04/2017 - Liberty Global plc had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. 01/07/2016 - Liberty Global plc had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Macquarie. [Full Article...]

Waymo-Uber Judge Torn Over Strong Evidence Minus Smoking Gun

Waymo-Uber Judge Torn Over Strong Evidence Minus Smoking Gun In the latest hearing Wednesday at a Federal courthouse in San Francisco, Waymo asked Federal Judge William Alsup to order a preliminary injunction that could temporarily shutter Uber's self-driving auto program . The hearing is the latest phase in a courtroom battle over trade secrets that threatens to topple a central pillar of Uber's growth strategy. Some of the files are related to Waymo'... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un sets forth nuclear ultimatum to USA

Japanese officials say the missile flew for about 30 minutes, traveling about 800 kilometers (500 miles) and reaching an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles). North Korea has stepped up its nuclear weapons program since Kim took power in 2011 after his father, Kim Jong Il, died of a heart attack. Before Sunday's launch, an intermediate-range missile called Musudan was thought to have the l... [Full Article...]

Amazon unveils 7-inch touchscreen Echo Show with Alexa support

You can find out more details about the new Alexa Calling and Messaging feature on Amazon Echo devices at the link below. There's clearly a lot more that can be done to integrate video and images into Alexa, especially on Alexa apps running on smartphones ( Amazon also just updated the Alexa iOS app) or computers. [Full Article...]

2 lakh hit by 'unprecedented' cyberhack in 150 nations: Europol

Microsoft has already developed and circulated a security patch to protect Windows' users from the WannaCry virus, the most unsafe and widespread ransomware attack, so far. By then, however, dozens of countries and some of their hospitals, companies and government offices were already infected. The ransomware exploited a vulnerability that has been patched in updates of recent versions of Wind... [Full Article...]

Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) & AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) Traders Recap

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA owned about 0.06% of Frontier Communications Corp worth $6,129,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Invesco Limited holds 92,700 shares. 03/30/2017 - Frontier Communications Corporation had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) soared 0.83% during previous trade, a total of 43.04M shares exchanged hands co... [Full Article...]

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

The malware program is called "WannaCry", and it was first uncovered in documents stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency, exposing a vulnerability to Microsoft's operating systems. This is one reason we called in February for a new " Digital Geneva Convention " to govern these issues, including a new requirement for governments to report vulnerabilities to vendors, rather than stockpile, se... [Full Article...]

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock . Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Advanced Micro Devices by 21.9% in the first quarter. Also, SVP Forrest Eugene Norrod sold 36,030 shares of Advanced Micro Devices s... [Full Article...]

Meizu M5 smartphone with 32GB storage launched at Rs 10499

Meizu M5 smartphone with 32GB storage launched at Rs 10499 The M5 is offered in two variants, 2GB/16GB and 3GB/32GB. The 3GB RAM, 32 GB storage variant has made its way to India. However, the company has announced only the 32GB variant for the Indian market. On the imaging front, the Meizu M5 flaunts a 13MP rear camera with auto-focus, dual flash and a 5MP selfie shooter. The Meizu M5 is backed by a 3,070mAh non-removable battery which can give up to 66 h... [Full Article...]

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) reported Sales of 66.92 Billion

Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Marathon Oil in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Marathon Oil from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. "( MRO ) Receives Buy Rating from FBR &... [Full Article...]

Google Assistant Coming to iOS

Google Assistant Coming to iOS For the uninitiated, Allo is a messaging app from Google that aims at replacing the Google Hangouts on mobile phones . Google should make the announcement at I/O 2017 if one really is due. To generate the QR code, on the other hand, you'll need to tap the group icon and click "Group details". We've already talked about the new selfie-generated stickers in the latest version of Allo , but b... [Full Article...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stake Lowered by Pittenger & Anderson Inc

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stake Lowered by Pittenger & Anderson Inc Asset Management One Co. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. decreased its position in Apple Inc. The videos come as Apple CEO Tim Cook admitted that the growing hype around the tech company's next release has slowed the sales of the iPhone 7. [Full Article...]

OMG stop. There is no Halo 3 Anniversary

OMG stop. There is no Halo 3 Anniversary The "little something" could be an announcement related to Halo Wars 2 or something else. He was also the senior lead producer on Halo 4, and he worked on Halo: Reach and Halo 3: ODST . Of course, no video game exists until it exists , and if Halo 3 Anniversary were actually in development, Jarrard's reply probably would have been similar. [Full Article...]

Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight the WannaCrypt ransomware attacks

Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight the WannaCrypt ransomware attacks British media had reported a year ago that most public health organisations were using an outdated version of Microsoft Windows that was not equipped with security updates. Back up your data on an offline hard drive. 4. Omer Fatih Sayan said the country's cyber security center is continuing operations against the malicious software. [Full Article...]

Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

A hacker could change the code to remove the domain and try the ransomware attack again. Prime Minister Theresa May said it wasn't just Britain. "The advice from that system is there's no sign of it in New Zealand". However, he said that so far "remarkably" few payments had been made by victims of the attack. Mr English says it could be hard to find the perpetrators. [Full Article...]

Pakistan beat West Indies to seal historic series victory

Misbah and Younis had earlier announced that they would bid adieu to global cricket following the recently-concluded three-match Test series against West Indies , which the tourists eventually won 2-1. Despite the fact that the West Indies team of today are comparatively weak to the star-filled versions of yesteryear, for Pakistan a series victory after a drought will do wonders for their con... [Full Article...]

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Super Sale Starts May 16

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Super Sale Starts May 16 The new console's backward compatibility feature enables Xbox One owners to enjoy updated versions of the games that they loved on the Xbox 360. When Backward Compatibility for Xbox One gains firm grounds, it is quite exciting. The company hasn't shared the full list of discounted titles as yet but Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson shared the names of the titles mentioned above on Twitter. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 may be jumping on the dual-camera trend

OnePlus 5 may be jumping on the dual-camera trend Previously, the Inquisitr reported that the dual-camera set-up at the back will be arranged horizontally instead of vertically as was widely believed. The image shared to Slashleaks agrees with the specs that appear in the listing on Geekbuying . The two images confirm this. So, even though the Chinese company's bet has the advantage of having dual cameras, it might still have a hard time b... [Full Article...]

Centre issues 'critical alert' after global 'WannaCry' ransomware cyber attacks

Microsoft's top lawyer is laying some of the blame for Friday's massive cyberattack at the feet of the US government. The worldwide effort to extort cash from computer users is the first widely successful example of ransomware that self-replicates like a virus, and it prompted Microsoft to quickly change its policy, announcing free security patches to fix this vulnerability in the older Wind... [Full Article...]


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