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

The health service faces a weekend of chaos after the unprecedented attack forced hospitals to cancel and delay treatment for patients. Among the worst hit in Scotland was NHS Lanarkshire which closed down its non-essential IT network and urged patients only to attend A&E if absolutely necessary. [Full Article...]

Windows 10 S has an 'Edge' over browsing

Desktop programs may also become available on the OS, but they'll need to be repackaged for the OS and then listed on the Windows Store. Educators can also run the Windows 10 S for free if they already have a Windows 10 Professional. Microsoft's Surface Laptop runs a student-focused version of Windows 10, but if you buy before December 31, you can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free. [Full Article...]

45000 cyber attacks carried out in 74 countries: Kaspersky Lab

In an update blog Microsoft declared, "Given the potential impact to customers and their businesses, we made the decision to make the Security Update for platforms in custom support only, Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003". [Full Article...]

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided in Europe: Europol

WannaCry is a form of ransomware that encrypts all the files on your computer and you can not access them unless you decrypt them. There were no reported cases in New Zealand. And maybe change your passwords while you're at it. When a system is infected, a pop-up window appears with instructions on how to pay a ransom amount of $300. [Full Article...]

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming gets rambunctious

Trainer Todd Pletcher said he had his first anxious moment since the Derby on Monday, when Kentucky Derby victor and Preakness favorite Always Dreaming stumbled at the beginning of his 1 1/2-mile gallop over the Pimlico main track. Linkage was a good horse, at least according to The Washington Post's Andrew Beyer, who heaped considerable praise upon the colt after his win in the 1982 Blue Grass ... [Full Article...]

Italian, Spanish firms seek to create infrastructure giant

Italian, Spanish firms seek to create infrastructure giant DLA Piper and Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners have picked up mandates as Italy's Atlantia launched a bid of €16.3bn cash-and-share offer for its Spanish rival Abertis, in an effort to create the world's biggest operator of toll roads. [Full Article...]

Chinese hackers try to take control of WannaCry ransomware kill switch

Europol , the pan-EU crime-fighting agency, says the threat is escalating and predicted the number of ransomware victims is likely to grow across the public and private sectors. At the height of the attack Friday and early Saturday, 48 organizations in the NHS were affected, and hospitals in London , North West England and Central England urged people with non-emergency conditions to stay away as... [Full Article...]

Putin calls for an end to 'intimidation' of North Korea

It also urged United Nations member states to fully implement and more strictly enforce existing sanctions on Pyongyang, in a serious and expeditious manner. South Korea's military said it could not yet verify the North's claims. North Korea's ambassador to China, Ji Rae Ryong, insisted in Beijing Monday that "the test-firing of ICBMs will occur at any time and place, at the will of North ... [Full Article...]

USA should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

The main challenge for investigators was the fast-spreading capabilities of the malware, he said, adding that so far not many people have paid the ransoms that the virus demands. The phenomenon of companies failing to update their systems has been a persistent security problem for years. This is already believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, disrupting computers that... [Full Article...]

Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at workweek's start

The list of institutions has grown as more become aware of hacks and as variants of the virus spread. Do not enable macros, cybersecurity company Symantec says . Network security companies Fortinet and Proofpoint could also move. He said the situation was under control. Global shipper FedEx Corp said some of its Windows computers were also breached. [Full Article...]

Intel prepares its new beast: the new Core i9 with 12 cores

Intel prepares its new beast: the new Core i9 with 12 cores These CPUs will feature a base clock of 3.5GHz and will boost to 3.9GHz, XFR technology is also supported by these CPUs and the CPUs will be able to overclock themselves automatically according to the cooling solution that you are using. Both the 1956 and 1956X will have a maximum of 12 cores . Next one down is the Core i9-7900X, with 10 cores, 20 threads, 13.75Mb of cache. It looks like AM... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies for Ransomware Disaster

The cyber criminals have demanded a fee of about Dollars 300 in crypto-currencies like Bitcoin for unlocking the device. The latest virus attack last week exploits a flaw in a version of Microsoft Windows first identified by U.S. A 22-year old security researcher in the United Kingdom discovered a "kill-switch" to initially stop the spread of the attack. "We've seen no impact in the health s... [Full Article...]

Apple to Update Apple Watch With Glucose Monitoring, Smart Bands?

Apple to Update Apple Watch With Glucose Monitoring, Smart Bands? This game changer could be none other than the new technology that would enable the smartwatch to monitor blood glucose levels. Apple aims to introduce the first-ever method for non-invasive glucose monitoring as a feature in an upcoming version of the Watch, according to the source. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Promises Surprises For This Year's Treehouse E3 Livestream

Nintendo Promises Surprises For This Year's Treehouse E3 Livestream This will be the first time the platform video game will be playable. Clearly the Spotlight presentation focused on the Nintendo Switch will be the most newsworthy event, but it seems like the Treehouse Live streams may contain some juicy scoops as well. [Full Article...]

WannaCrypt/WannaCry ransomware patch released by Microsoft

Millions of devices could still potentially be vulnerable if they had failed to apply the required security patches. But he also said the incident was a "wake-up call" for governments. "As far as this cyber issue is concerned, the Government of India is keeping a very strong watch on it". "They've complacently dismissed warnings which experts, we now understand, have made in recent weeks". [Full Article...]

Apple devices to get new minor updates; Fixes few annoying bugs

Apple devices to get new minor updates; Fixes few annoying bugs This means that Boot Camp users can install the Windows 10 Creators Update without the need for physical media (i.e. a USB disk image), as was the case before. Apple is expected to launch a new Mac OS version in the World Wide Conference scheduled in June so the macOS 10.12.5 might be the last update for the current iteration of the operating system. [Full Article...]

WannaCry Ransomware: CERT-In Issues Red Alert Over Cyber-Attack

WannaCry Ransomware: CERT-In Issues Red Alert Over Cyber-Attack The malware behind WannaCry (also called WannaCrypt, Wana Decryptor or WCry) was reported to have been stolen from the NSA in April. Brad Smith criticized US intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency, for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers. [Full Article...]

Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World

But one major company, Hitachi, said it was experiencing difficulties with its email system. Other high-profile victims include hospitals in Britain, Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, French auto maker Renault, US package delivery company FedEx, Russia's interior ministry and the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn. [Full Article...]

Tubelight becomes Bollywoods first film to have its own

Tubelight becomes Bollywoods first film to have its own After completing shoot in North India Kabir chose to go to such town square having a touch of 1960's for the shoot of Radio song. As far as the song is concerned, 'The Radio' song was shot amid attractive natural locations in North India keeping 1960s era in mind. [Full Article...]

The Global Hacker Attack Is Expected To Hit Countries Again Today

The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they could regain control. The company said the virus has been localized and "technical work is underway to destroy it and update the antivirus protection". The country's banking system was also attacked, although no problems were detected, as was... [Full Article...]


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