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Ransomware prevention has been hindered by U.S.: Chinese state media

Microsoft issued a patch for its supported systems in March, weeks before Shadow Brokers released the exploit, but many computer systems around the world remained unpatched, leaving them vulnerable to the latest ransomware attack. The result: "Users unlikely to get files restored", the company's Security Response team tweeted. "We knew we must go fast because, as time passes, there is less chance ... [Full Article...]

Paul Merson predicts Hull City vs Tottenham Hotspur

Paul Merson predicts Hull City vs Tottenham Hotspur Moussa Sissoko and Mousa Dembele are likely to assessed, but Kieran Trippier is expected to remain sidelined after suffering concussion last weekend. HULL CITY boss Marco Silva is expected to confirm his exit next week, and begin talks to take over at Watford, according to reports . [Full Article...]

United States security agency should take some blame for 'ransomware' attack: China

WannaCry encrypts victims' computer files and displays a message demanding ransoms to be paid in the digital currency Bitcoin before people can get their files back. "What really makes the magnitude of this attack so much greater than any other is that the intent has changed from information stealing to business disruption", said Samil Neino, 32, chief executive of Los Angeles-based Kryptos Logi... [Full Article...]

Pangu to Release Jailbreak Tool After Summer Tech Conferences

Pangu to Release Jailbreak Tool After Summer Tech Conferences But on that note, you have to be careful with your web browsing as Apple had listed 23 categories of exploit that were discovered, of which more than 20 are WebKit-related. But it should be noted that it happened a year ago with iOS 10 jailbreak tool, which never reached the public. Nonetheless, the jailbreak community still gives the hacking teams the benefit of the doubt . [Full Article...]

World to the West could also arrive on Nintendo Switch

Luke Smith, the gameplay streams host, told PC Gamer that the September 8 release date only applies to the console version - the PC version release date for Destiny 2 has yet to be set. One of the more interesting parts of yesterday's gameplay reveal was the announcement that Destiny 2 will use Blizzard's Battle.net service on PC. [Full Article...]

Ransomware Cyber Attack A Wake Up Call, Microsoft Warns

Ransomware Cyber Attack A Wake Up Call, Microsoft Warns He added that the rate of infection has slowed over the weekend. Bkav recommends that all computer users immediately install updates and security patches and hotfixes via Windows Update. The identity of whoever deployed the software remains unknown. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", wrote Smith. [Full Article...]

Where does Microsoft's responsibility lie in ransomware attack

The argument that it's the NSA's fault has merit, according to Mr Alex Abdo, staff attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Experts are suspecting that the next wave of attacks will be subjected to the banking sector. Once malicious software is in the wild, it is commonly reused by hacking groups, especially nation-states trying to leave the fingerprints of anothe... [Full Article...]

The WannaCry cyberattack compromised some Russian banks

It said that the US had "no credible evidence" to support a ban on Chinese tech companies in the USA following the cyberattack. By contrast, the United States accounts for 7% of WannaCry infections, while Britain, France and Germany each represent just 2% of worldwide attacks, Kryptos said. [Full Article...]

Global cyber attack affects 200000 victims - Europol chief

Global cyber attack affects 200000 victims - Europol chief Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cyber security company F-Secure, told AFP that the attack was "the biggest ransomware outbreak in history", saying that 130,000 systems in more than 100 countries had been affected. [Full Article...]

Cyber should be wake-up call for govts

The computer malware had hit 150 countries by the end of Friday. ALSO READ: Ransomeware attack: Why do WannaCry hackers demand bitcoin? At least 30 computers have been reportedly affected by ransomware in Bangladesh. By March, Microsoft had developed and distributed security fixes for the vulnerability. In response, then life sciences minister George Freeman said: "We are working with su... [Full Article...]

Live Shots of Nokia 9 Spotted With Dual Cameras, 5.3 inch Display

Live Shots of Nokia 9 Spotted With Dual Cameras, 5.3 inch Display In the gallery below, you'll notice a blue case on Nokia 9 . What it can't hide is the connectors required for operation, and that means confirmation on the Type-C ports (as all of the new Nokias, so nothing out of the ordinary) and the 3.5mm headphone jack. [Full Article...]

US Officials Say N. Korea Missile Test Successful

US Officials Say N. Korea Missile Test Successful This appeared a bit short of an outright precondition, though Kim insisted that North Korea views United States hostility as "the root cause of all problems" in the region. The chemical can also be used to extract gold. "The thought of placing cyanide in the hands of the North Koreans, considering their record on human rights, political prisoners, and assassinations is not only risky but defies ... [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 won't use dedicated servers on consoles or PC

So, will Destiny 2 follow this track? Shaw offered what might be a glimmer of hope for those hoping to move from the console version of Destiny to the PC version of Destiny 2 . He also added that while he can not confirm exactly when the PC version will drop, he hopes to have the date set "in the coming weeks". ⦁ European Dead Zone - The largest destination yet featuring a lush forest, ... [Full Article...]

WannaCry's Victims Were Overwhelmingly Using Windows 7

For instance, if one of those few XP machines is operating a vital service on Britain's NHS system , that arguably has far greater implications than 100 Windows 7 users losing family photos. The so-called "WannaCry" virus wreaked havoc around the world in recent days by primarily infecting vulnerable Windows 7 computers connected to the internet, security ratings firm BitSight told Reuters on F... [Full Article...]

Ransomware attack had 'nearly zero' impact in India: IT minister

At a time when hyper-targeted phishing attacks and sophisticated government-sponsored assaults represent the cutting edge of the battle over cyber security, the spread of the WannaCry ransomware looks like a blast from the past. On Monday, the first weekday after the WannaCry ransomware attack began, several thousand more computers turned out to be affected, particularly in Asia. [Full Article...]

Chinese media blame the US for WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

Chinese media blame the US for WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack The crippling attack has wreaked havoc on some hospitals, transport systems, phone companies and assembly lines around the world, and according to experts, is still on a war path. Infrastructure hacking is exactly what has a security and surveillance expert concerned. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience. The post says they will launch a "new monthly subscription model", and compar... [Full Article...]

Security Researchers Release Free Data Recovery Tools for Ransomware Attack Victims

An exploit discovered and built upon by the USA's National Security Agency called EternalBlue was leaked by a group called the Shadow Brokers earlier this year. Since increasing numbers of systems running older versions of Windows were affected, Microsoft had chose to push an emergency patch for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, urging users to deploy the patch as soon as possible to limit the... [Full Article...]

Global ransomware threat: Cybersecurity Alert

The report also said that employees have been made aware about the dangers of clicking on fraudulent links and unsolicited emails, which are two of the ways the malware is downloaded onto a computer system and subsequently enters a computer network of an organisation. [Full Article...]

Trump willing to engage with N Korea, on conditions: Seoul

Trump willing to engage with N Korea, on conditions: Seoul Trump's choice of the word "peace" regarding the North Korea issue has also shed light on whether there is room for change in Washington's current North Korea policy of "maximum pressure and engagement". "Stop intimidating North Korea" is tougher rhetoric than that used by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in April, when he urged "all parties to refrain from inflammatory statements and deeds". [Full Article...]

Microsoft Ransomware Patch: Installing Updates Can Stop Cyberattack

Chinese state media said 29,372 institutions there had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. In Japan, several large manufacturers have been hit, reporter John Matthews tells NPR: "Companies including Hitachi have reported several of their systems going down, including computers at a hospital in eastern Japan". [Full Article...]


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