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At least 1 dead after tornado sweeps through Wis. trailer park

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No details of the fatality were given. The tornado knocked down trees, damaged buildings and destroyed a poultry farm. Firefighters work the site of the damage after a tornado ripped through Prairie Lake Estates trailer home park, just north of Chetek, Wis., Tuesday, May 16, 2017 . Read More »

Log in, look out: Cyberattack havoc may grow at week's start

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Broadcaster NTV reported 600 companies and 2,000 computers in Japan had been affected. The attack that began Friday is believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, with victims including Britain's hospital network and Germany's national railway. Read More »

How To Protect Yourself From WannaCry Ransomware?

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Microsoft has issued a statement saying that it has developed and released a special update for Windows XP although this particular version of its operating system is no longer serviced by the company. Europol's Wainwright said few banks in Europe had been affected, having learned through the "painful experience of being the number one target of cyber crime" the value of having the latest cyber security in place. Read More »

Botnet using NSA's exploits could grow bigger than WannaCry

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Reports show that the new "Adylkuzz" attacks are on a scale that "could dwarf" the WannaCry attack, and use the infected computers to mine virtual currency. Instead, the Adylkuzz malware will conscript said machines into a botnet created to mine Monero cryptocurrency. The firm believes Adylkuzz has been on the loose since at least May 2, but due to its stealthy nature escaped detection. Read More »

Nicolas Maduro Opposition in Venezuela in desperate plea to military

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Several people were reported injured and witness videos showed demonstrators setting an armored vehicle on fire. More than three dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in protests that erupted after the government-stacked Supreme Court issued a ruling March 29 nullifying the opposition-controlled National Assembly, a decision it later reversed amid a storm of worldwide criticism and outrage among Venezuelans. Read More »

What is ransomware and how can you protect yourself from it?

Wallace denied that underinvestment in the NHS - a key claim of the opposition Labour Party ahead of the June 8 election - may have left health services exposed to such attacks . He says updated anti-virus software is important because in home computers, you might not even need to click on a link for the infection to begin. Read More »

Google adds smart reply to Gmail for iOS, Android

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In my experience, Smart Reply often works quite well and has only improved since launch. There can, however, still be times when the said feature doesn't exactly provide you you with the best reply. Google says that the feature accounts for around 12% of replies sent in Inbox, for instance. You can pick one of the three, and then send as is or edit the text. Read More »

Google Photo's machine learning improves your shots and sharing

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That means people don't have to worry about choosing which images to keep or delete - a almost impossible task in the age of constant smartphone photography. As an added treat to the announcement, Google gave out samples of the hardcover version of Photo Books at the event. Above: Anil Sabharwal, vice president of Google Photos onstage at Google I/O 2017. Read More »

Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

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Smith repeated Microsoft's recent and timely call for a " Digital Geneva Convention " that would require governments to share information on vulnerabilities, rather than stockpile them. Payments could go up as the ransomware warned the cost would double after three days, and threatened to delete files within seven days if no payment was made. Read More »

Airtel doubles data offer on broadband plans

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Bharti Airtel's Rs 899 plan in Delhi, which offered 30 GB of high speed data earlier, now offers 60 GB data. The ₹1,299 plan now offers 125GB compared to 75GB and the ₹1,499 plan offers 160 GB compared to 100 GB. If you are a new customer and willing to join Airtel's high-speed V-Fiber broadband network, check for availability and apply online. A preferred mode of high-speed data delivery given its consistent speeds, fixed broadband (Wi-Fi) also has a huge growth potential as it enables the ... Read More »

Global Ransomware Attack: Outbreak Disrupts IT Systems Worldwide

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As previously mentioned, this attack is particularly unsafe because it's also a worm, which means that once it gets into a computer it starts connecting to other systems to spread as much as possible. It locked up computers running outdated versions of Windows in shops, schools, hospitals and auto factories in several countries and also demanded money from the users. Read More »

Google may showcase its next-generation standalone VR headset at I/O Keynote

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Google's anticipated next-generation virtual reality headset is expected to unveil on Wednesday at company's annual developer conference. In fact previous year it was rumored that Google could be throwing their hat into the ring with a dedicated VR headset similar to that of the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and the Sony PlayStation VR. Read More »

Cerner Corporation (CERN) Closed at $64.29

The company's quarterly revenue was up 10.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. System sales of $320 million (+14.5% y/y) were driven by strong growth in license software and technology resale. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was posted by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of Transcript Daily. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. Read More »

Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies For Ransomware Attack

National Security Agency, in Microsoft Windows. Mr Smith said governments around the world should "treat this attack as a wake-up call" and "consider the damage to civilians that comes from hoarding these vulnerabilities and the use of these exploits". Read More »

Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid

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On Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 22:00, the rescheduled match of the 21 round of the Spanish Championship will take place, in which at the stadium "Balaydos" in Vigo, the local Celta will play against Real Madrid. "I am expecting the same Celta as always - they have got a very good team and will play their game". On the other side Real have everything to play for in their last three games of their season. Read More »

NZ government has no policy against paying software ransoms

The ransomware has taken over thousands of systems across the world - locking them down and demanding a "ransom". Computer worms like this first drew attention to the vulnerabilities of connecting to the Internet almost two decades ago. Kaspersky has listed Vietnam among the top 20 countries most affected by this ransomware; the other countries and territories include Russia, Ukraine, India, Taiwan, and mainland China. Read More »

U.S. should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

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Smith said the "ransomware" attacks had used data stolen from the NSA earlier this year - which contained information on software vulnerabilities the government had hoped to hoard - and subsequently leaked them online. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Smith wrote. Microsoft had issued a patch on March 14, but many computers hadn't run the update . Read More »

Banks reinforce cyber defenses after global attack

So far, not many people have paid the ransom, said Jan Op Gen Oorth, a spokesman for Europol, the European police agency. As a loose global network of cybersecurity experts fought the ransomware , the attack was disrupting computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in scores of countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Spain, India and Japan, among others. Read More »

Britain to arrest criminal behind NHS cyber attack: Home Secretary

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Wallace denied that underinvestment in the NHS - a key claim of the opposition Labour Party ahead of the June 8 election - may have left health services exposed to such attacks. Security experts have warned that paying the Bitcoin ransom demanded by WannaCry's authors is likely to be pointless. It's high time that health services take protective measures, inlcuding updating the systems with the latest versions as well as imparting the right training and tools to workers to mitigate this ... Read More »

PES 2018 Release Date and first details revealed

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PES 2018 is expected to arrive at least on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, but could also release on Switch and consoles of the past generation. Konami are also insisting that the PC version will be up to the same standards as the current gen console versions, rather than just being an afterthought. Read More »

Verizon Pushing Out Android 7.0 Nougat For LG Stylo 2 V

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But at last, the update is here and it also carries February's Android security patch. If you haven't yet upgraded to the new LG G6 and still rock LG's past year flagship, chances are you'll be happy to learn that the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update has been released for the unlocked version of the G5. Read More »

Intel and AMD are going to war with next-gen CPUs

The upcoming flagship chipset of the company is expected to rival the latest chips from AMD and Ryzen once again. Intel's new Core i9 lineup will start things off with four units: the i9-7800X, the i9-7820X, the i9-7900x, and the i9-7920X, the most powerful of them all. Read More »

Brokerages Set QUALCOMM, Inc

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BLB&B Advisors LLC boosted its position in QUALCOMM by 302.1% in the first quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of QCOM. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 26th. QUALCOMM's payout ratio is 64.63%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was posted by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of Transcript Daily. Read More »