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Israel provided intelligence that Donald Trump revealed to Russians

Burr added: "I'd like to think somebody from the White House who was in the room is going to get on the phone and tell me what they said". H.R. McMaster added that none of the US officials present for the president's Oval Office meeting with the Russian foreign minister last week "felt in any way that that conversation was inappropriate". Read More »

Beware: Worldwide Ransomware Attack May Be Far from Over


That means it spreads over networks from one computer to another, encrypting files and demanding money as it goes. "That's what makes this more troubling than ransomware was a week ago", Thakur said. Patients arriving at Dharmais Cancer Hospital had to wait several hours while staff worked with paper records. "As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, there is simply no way for customers to protect themselves against threats unless they update their systems". Read More »

Indian-origin Google techie links ransomware attack to N Korea


Simon Choi , a director at anti-virus software company Hauri Inc. who has analyzed North Korean malware since 2008 and advises the government on cyberattacks, said the North is no newcomer to the world of bitcoins and has been mining the digital currency using malicious computer programs since as early as 2013. Read More »

Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Change


Instinet lowered their target price on shares of Amazon.com to $925.00 in a research note on Friday, February 3rd. Previously Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN ) reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.39. Read More »

China pays for Windows XP addiction as 'WannaCry' hits


Private cyber security experts said they were not sure if the motive of the attack was primarily to make money, noting that most large ransomware and other types of cyber extortion campaigns pull in millions of dollars of revenue. However, Russian president Vladimir Putin castigated USA intelligence agencies for the WannaCry outbreak. "Cyber attacks can shut down grid systems". Read More »

22 million WannaCry ransomware attack attempts blocked by Symantec


WannaCry ransomware could be named as the most powerful cyber attack, affecting millions of systems around the world. On Friday, 70 countries were immediately hit. Widespread disruptions were reported today throughout Asia. The massive ransomware attack that began last week and hit computers around the world should send a "wake-up call" to governments that have kept vulnerabilities secret to exploit them, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said yesterday in a blog post . Read More »

Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) has joined 'Smart Tampere'

The data in this report is in part provided by Zacks Research and Yahoo Finance. The stock now has Monthly Volatility of 1.45% and Weekly Volatility of 1.22%. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". The company has grown 10.99% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved down -1.10%. Read More »

An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack


Later, he teamed up with a 28-year-old engineer in western MI to ultimately halt the infections, the Associated Press reported . The extortion attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, was believed the biggest of its kind ever recorded, disrupting services from the U.S.to Russia, Spain and India. Read More »

Can't Leave 160 Million WhatsApp Users 'Trapped In A Corridor Of Charity'


The counsel for WhatsApp said that videos and pictures shared through their platform were fully protected and they agreed to make a statement on oath that the companies did not share data. Senior counsel K K Venugopal, representing Facebook , had also filed an application raising the preliminary issues on the maintainability of the plea. Read More »

Hackers to NSA give reason to WannaCry


Ransomware is not like a virus. Wannacry encrypts the files on infected Windows systems. Currently, the perpetrators behind the attack are not known. The WannaCry malware has been found throughout Europe, North and South America, and Asia. Read More »

Trending Stock in Review: Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI)


Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Nine analysts have made estimates for Crown Castle International Corp. The hedge fund run by Jacob Doft held 1.05 million shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q1, valued at $98.72M, up from 750,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

LG To Use OLED Displays For All Flagships Starting With The V30


The OLED screen technology is also a crucial feature that's needed for Google's Daydream virtual reality platform. LG's V-series has a history of firsts. According to sources speaking to The Investor , LG will start rolling out smartphones with OLED screens from the latter half of this year. LG has been a pioneer when it comes to developing and manufacturing OLED TVs, just take a look at the OLED W7 Wallpaper TV and you'll see just what the company is capable of. Read More »

Google Doodle marks Antikythera Mechanism's discovery


Google wanted to celebrate knowledge and to honor the 115 anniversary of the first tool in the world which helped in the quest for information. The mysterious artifact was salvaged on this date in 1902 by Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais while sifting through some artifacts from a shipwreck at Antikythera . Read More »

Global ransomware attack puts Winnipeg systems on alert


Microsoft responded to the WannaCrypt (WannaCry) ransomware attack that hit computer systems around the world Friday by emphasizing the need for taking precautions to protect against attack and urging governments to stop hoarding exploits for security vulnerabilities. Read More »

Noida cyber cell gives tips on preventing WannaCry attack


Blaming the ransomware attack on stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments, Microsoft said, "vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence Agency show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the NSA has affected customers around the world". Read More »

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition packs 13 TFLOPS and 16GB of HBM2


AMD is pitching this as "the world's most powerful solution for machine learning and advanced visualization ", with the muscle to handle demanding design, rendering and intelligence workloads. As reported by Forbes , AMD Radeon Vega Frontier edition will enable the developers to tap into the power of Vega for their machine learning algorithm development. Read More »

World braces for more cyber attacks as week begins


The U.S. used Tomahawk missiles last month to attack a Syrian government air base. The Microsoft President also added: "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call". Matthew Hickey, a cyber-security researcher at United Kingdom -based firm Hacker House, said that once the fee is paid, the hacker must manually activate decryption so that files are released, rather than it being an automatic process. Read More »

Bosses fear further infections from ransomware — NHS cyber-attack

Other high-profile victims include hospitals in Britain, the Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, French carmaker Renault, US package delivery company FedEx , Russia's interior ministry and the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn . In a blog post published on Sunday, Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, called out the US government for "stockpiling" vulnerabilities, noting that the WannaCry malware used in the attack was stolen from the NSA and published by hackers. Read More »

Highland Capital Management LLC Lowers Stake in Boston Scientific Co. (BSX)

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Pierce David A also sold $84,883 worth of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) shares. Picton Mahoney Asset Mngmt has invested 0.52% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). Bernzott Capital Advisors holds 1.87% of its portfolio in Manning and Napier Inc for 1.46 million shares. Read More »

United VARs Selects Symmetry to Provide Global Cloud Platform for SAP HANA(R)


And SAP's customers won't have to go at it alone to implement those technologies within their environments, he assured. "There are serious capital and operational expense considerations when migrating to SAP HANA on-premise, due to the system's need for a complete hardware and architectural upgrade as well as new management software and skills", said William Fellows, Founder and Research VP, 451 Research. Read More »

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers


After decrypting a few files to prove what happened, it then presents a ransom demand: "Pay now, if you want to decrypt ALL your files!" That's why it's called ransomware. Private security firms identified the ransomware as a new variant of "WannaCry" that had the ability to automatically spread across large networks by exploiting a known bug in Microsoft's Windows operating system. Read More »

Microsoft president slams USA govt over ransomware


Smith went on to describe the situation as the equivalent of U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles getting stolen from military stockpiles. "They need to take a different approach and adhere in cyberspace to the same rules applied to weapons in the physical world", he said. Read More »

WashU Expert: Preventing WannaCry, other ransomware attacks

Unfortunately, ransomware is quickly growing in scope, and fast turning into a booming business for cybercriminals. And that's only expected to get worse this year. Still, he said , "Microsoft needs to admit that the 20th century is over, it's a much more hostile environment, and that hobbling the NSA won't make us any safer". Read More »

BMW launches 7-Series M760Li V12 in India at Rs 2.27 crore


The recently-deceased M5's 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 remains, albeit heavily revised with higher injection pressure, new turbochargers, new cooling and lubrication systems and a new exhaust, with BMW sources saying the new vehicle sounds much better than the old. Read More »