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Over 60 countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack


But many companies and individuals haven't installed the fixes yet or are using older versions of Windows that Microsoft no longer supports and did not fix. Alan Woodward , a visiting professor of computing at the University of Surrey, said that attacks attacked the same problem that is Microsoft vulnerability . Read More »

NHS hit by cyber attack as hackers demand ransom

The WannaCry attack uses malware to encrypt victims data and demands victims pay a ransom to have their data restored. According to a Microsoft spokesperson, the software company issued a security update to guard against the potential for an attack by the new malicious software, known as "Ransom:Win32.WannaCrypt". Read More »

Forza Horizon 3 PC Update Helps Improve CPU Performance


Microsoft showed off new gameplay footage of Forza Horizon 3's upcoming expansion, Hot Wheels . You'll also get 10 new cars, including die-cast classics like Twin Mill and Bone Shaker, and the location is filled with new races and other events in a self-contained campaign mode. Read More »

Global cyberattack disrupts shipper FedEx, UK health system


There are reports that your computer could be affected if your Windows computer is on a wifi network where another user has been infected. The National Center for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure says Friday it was communicating with more than 100 providers of energy, transportation, telecommunications and financial services about the attack even if basic services had not suffered any disruption. Read More »

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI): Are There Still Some Reasons For Optimism?


Sure, the percentage is discouraging but better times are ahead as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go up by 10%, annually. Blackrock Institutional Trust Com Na holds 2.69M shares. 11/02/2015 - Sirius XM Holdings Inc. had its "sector performer" rating reiterated by analysts at CIBC. Read More »

Chelsea win English Premier League title 2017


It didn't look like it was going to be Chelsea's day against a team mired in a six-match losing streak coming into Friday's contest. Captain John Terry has now won five Premier League titles and Lampard believes he will be a huge loss for the dressing room when he departs at the end of the season. Read More »

Here's what you can pick as gifts from Amazon, Flipkart or Jabong


Affordable gifting will be possible thanks to the Amazon Great Indian Sale, Flipkart Big 10 and other eye-catching sales. The iPhone SE (Gold, 32GB) is listed with 23 per cent off and can be availed for Rs 20,999. Also, Samsung 32 inches HD Ready LED TV is 21% off at Rs 18,999. The company will also offer Google Pixel for Rs 34,999 that costs Rs 57,000. Amazon's additionally offering a flat Rs 1000 cut on the OnePlus 3 , selling it at Rs 26999. Read More »

Scotland Sees 12 of 14 Health Boards Hit by Global Cyber Attack

According to a statement by Britain's National Health Service (NHS), several hospitals across England have been hit by a large-scale ransomware cyber attack, causing failures to computer systems. They even attached a clock with the time left to make the payment. The virus uses a vulnerability in a Microsoft file-sharing protocol used in Windows XP and more recent versions of Windows. Read More »

HSE Goes Offline To Prevent Cyber Attack


A spokesman at Portugal's judicial police said he had no information on the cyber attacks. The full extent of Friday's disruption in Britain remained unclear. The hacking tool, a new variant of "WannaCry" ransomware, is believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency. Also, the hack happened four weeks before a British general election in which national security and the management of the state-run National Health Service (NHS) are important issues. Read More »

Linux And Windows Partner Up In A New Way

Users will also get support for iPhone and other Apple devices on Windows 10 and Windows 10 S PCs. The long-time rivals have put their differences aside to work on the Windows-based iTunes app. Then, rather than sideload a virtual machine and Linux on top of that, users just have to head over to the Windows Store and download the distro with a single click, Engadget said. Read More »

Several Spanish firms targeted in cyber attacks


A spokesperson for FedEx confirmed to ABC News that the company is among the victims of the ransomware attacks. Although cyber extortion cases have been rising for several years, they have to date affected small-to-mid sized organizations, disrupting services provided by hospitals, police departments, public transportation systems and utilities in the United States and Europe. Read More »

English Public Hospital System Hit by Suspected Cyberattack


The UK's state-run National Health Service declared a "major incident" after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and scrap operations. Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS Incident Director, said: "We'd like to reassure patients that if they need the NHS and it's an emergency that they should visit A&E or access emergency services in the same way as they normally would and staff will ensure they get the care they need". Read More »

Cyber attack spreads across 74 countries; some United Kingdom hospitals crippled


CNN has not independently confirmed that number. "No computers are now working", they said, speaking on condition of anonymity as they were not authorised to speak to press. He added, "It is a terrible lesson about why using supported software, and keeping that software updated , is so important". Windows system was infected with the malware that security firms said was delivered via spam emails. Read More »

Companies Affected by Global Cyber Attack


Hospitals and doctors' surgeries across Britain were forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments after the cyber attack crippled some computer systems in the country's health service. Shortly after that disclosure, Microsoft announced that it had already issued software "patches" for those holes. An increase in activity of the malware was noticed yesterday, security software company Avast reported, adding that it "quickly escalated into a massive spreading". Read More »

Cyber attack spreads across 74 countries; United Kingdom hospitals worst hit


National Security Agency and later leaked to the internet. It is believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded.Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit nation, with its interior and emergencies ministries and biggest bank, Sberbank, saying they were targeted.The interior ministry said on its website that around 1,000 computers had been infected but it had localised the virus.Spain, Ukraine and India were also severely affected, according to researchers from the Kaspersky ... Read More »

Dozens of countries hit by huge cyber attack

Past year government minister Ben Gummer warned that "large quantities of sensitive data" held by the NHS were being targeted by hackers. It is an worldwide attack. He added, "It is a disgusting lesson about why using supported software, and keeping that software updated, is so important". "Now ransomware is affecting larger companies with more sophisticated security operations", Chris Wysopal, chief technology officer with cyber security firm Veracode, said. Read More »

Stolen spy tool used in massive global cyber attack


Amber Rudd told the BBC the services of some 45 NHS organisations in England and Scotland had been disrupted in the global attack that affected organisations in 100 countries. The original hacking tool was apparently stolen from the NSA and leaked online by the Shadow Brokers, but officials do not know who that group is or whether they carried out this attack. Read More »

The Secret World Relaunching As Free-To-Play


You'll take part in a global, invisible war in an adventure that crosses the real world with the realms of ancient myth and legend . Warriors and champions of Gaia, your training is about to begin. What are your thoughts on Secret World Legends , especially if you didn't like The Secret World? It will also be more appealing to new players in the early game. Read More »

Habitat for Humanity Women Build finishes in record time


It was all part of the Menominee River Habitat for Humanity's " National Women Build Week ". For National Women Build Week, these women are not only helping put a new family home in their community, they're showing how "tough as nails" they really are while doing it. Read More »

Alfa Romeo Stelvio priced from $42990


The Stelvio comes standard with all-wheel drive, a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 280 horsepower and 306 pound-feet of torque , mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission , minimum 18-inch wheels, bi-xenon headlamps, dual exhausts, and heated steering wheel, among other things. Read More »

Global Bed Guards Market Survey Report With CAGR Forecast (2017-2022)


Forecasts are also provided region-wise in the research report. Further, Loudspeaker Unit market report along with computable information, qualitative information sets and evaluation tools are provided in this study for improved Loudspeaker Unit analysis of the overall market scenario and future prospects. Read More »

How the NHS cyber attack affected South Yorkshire services

Earlier: Gardaí say there are no reports of any Irish victims of the latest worldwide cyber attack. The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was supposedly identified by the National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes and was later leaked to the internet. Read More »

Harrison Ford finds it interesting to revisit characters


The actor/frontman will appear with original cast member and Hollywood giant Harrison Ford, along with Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Robin White and Mackenzie Davis. We recently caught up with Villeneuve and he was eager to share his thoughts on the sequel and its relationship with the first movie. The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Read More »

NHS cyber attack part of 'wider global attack': PM Theresa May

That includes the United States, although its effects there didn't appear to be widespread, at least initially. It is believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded.Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit nation, with its interior and emergencies ministries and biggest bank, Sberbank, saying they were targeted.The interior ministry said on its website that around 1,000 computers had been infected but it had localised the virus.Spain, Ukraine and India were also severely ... Read More »