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Fears Major Cyber Attack Could Spread

She said: "This has been a global cyber-attack which has impacted on countries across the world and clearly any incident of this nature is hugely concerning - but it's important to stress there is no evidence to suggest patient data has been compromised". Read More »

Cyber attack hits 2,00000 in at least 150 countries: Europol

Among the organizations hit were FedEx in the United States, the Spanish telecom giant Telefónica, the French automaker Renault, universities in China, Germany's federal railway system and Russia's Interior Ministry. Wainwright said Europol had been concerned about cyber security in the healthcare sector, which deals with a lot of sensitive data, but declined to comment on whether Britain's National Health Service had been adequately funded. Read More »

Marcus: Why did Trump want privacy with Comey?

The letter was signed by both Republicans and Democrats, Charles Grassley, Dianne Feinstein, Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse. Some analysts have argued that this sequence further deteriorated the trustworthiness of Trump's media representatives. Read More »

Google outs Android O beta, standalone VR headset at I/O 2017


Facebook showed off a mobile-oriented ML framework called Caffe2Go past year , which is used to power applications like the company's live style transfer feature. Users should see the new section in the Play Store if they're using a smartphone running Android Go. Emojipedia also reports that Android O will be fully compatible with Emoji 5.0 launched in March, which means the exploding head, vomit face, the dinosaurs; the orange heart emojis will all arrive with the update . Read More »

The NSA told Microsoft about EternalBlue hack used in WannaCry


Who's being targeted? Am I safe? Directorate identified in 2010 that 85% of attacks involve unsophisticated techniques that could have been avoided by implementing four simple strategies: application whitelisting; general application patching; patching operating system vulnerabilities; and restricting administrative privileges to operating systems. Read More »

Cyber attack: NHS ordered to upgrade outdated systems as disruption continues

Security sources said they were working with Marcus Hutchins, who uses the name Malware Tech, and others to try to stop the spread of the WannaCry ransomware attack . In December it was reported that nearly all NHS trusts were using an obsolete version of Windows that Microsoft had stopped providing security updates for in April 2014. Read More »

WannaCry ransomware: Cash crunch hits ATMs in Bengaluru


Estimates of the economic impact are still being tabulated, but they could easily run into the tens of billions of dollars. Once a computer is infected, the ransomware then demands money in order to get the files back. That raised the crisis-level stakes of the attack and increased the chances that stricken victims would be coerced into paying. "This is one reason we called in February for a new "Digital Geneva Convention" to govern these issues, including a new requirement for governments ... Read More »

Android Pay to expand to new markets, add improved loyalty card features

Instead the Android O emojis adapt to the new times with a necessary facelift. In this case, Google will reach out to Pandora and search for Taylor Swift's songs to play. "In an AI-first world, we are rethinking all of our products and applying machine learning to solve problems", Pichai said. Did you know? Applause has almost a decade of experience in testing mobile apps with its community of 300,000 professional testers across the globe. Read More »

Redesigned OneNote rolling out to all platforms


OneNote has seen several notable updates in the past including support for YouTube, Vimeo, and Sway. These features are expected to be released in the next few weeks. Microsoft has started rolling out a new OneNote experience on all of your devices to improve accessibility, simplify navigation , and consistency. Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Android O to bring redesigned, new style of emojis

You can now also change the shape of your apps' icons from a plain circle to three other shapes. However, Siri has a major advantage over Google Assistant due to the fact it is built in to iOS. It only makes sense that Google would also show some upcoming changes and features coming to the platform, especially if Android O is going to be a centerpiece of the event. Read More »

Ransomware hits 'hundreds of thousands' of China PCs


At least eight Australian businesses have been hit by a global cyber attack, but the country appears to have avoided the worst. 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. Read More »

Xi-Moon talks dwell on Korean nuke tensions

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in speaks at the presidential Blue House in Seoul after taking the oath of office on May 10, 2017 . The New York Times today reports that soon, Moon will send a delegation to Beijing for the specific objective of discussing the North Korean crisis. Read More »

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell passes away at the age of 52

The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death of musician Chris Cornell as a suicide, saying he was hanged. " Chris Cornell died today", Mustaine told the audience. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page led tributes yesterday to Cornell, calling him on Twitter "Incredibly Talented, Incredibly Young, Incredibly Missed". Read More »

Libraries hold summer reading programs


Those entering middle school through high school may sign up for the teen program starting May 30. Fountain Green serves the communities of Fountain Green, Moroni and Wales. The theme is "Build a Better World". A full schedule of events will be available at the library by May 26. For more information about the Volunteer Center food distribution programs, see . Read More »

MMDA: 93 motorists violated anti-distracted driving law Thursday


Twitter user Nadia (@nadz323) called it a "stupidly worded guideline" that "is a veiled deterrent to Uber" while another user K (@kayeabaday) said that "medyo malabo at tanga lang din yung anti-distracted driving law". Drivers were earlier advised by the LTO to stop and pull over before they maneuver their Waze or Global Positioning System devices since the use of any gadget will be grounds for apprehension. Read More »

Patients no longer being turned away from A&E departments after cyber attack

However, a spokesperson said they are now operating as normal with no disruption to appointments and services. 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 »

Microsoft's free custom support could have stopped 'WannaCrypt'

This attack has spurred speculation on which stocks could benefit from boosts in cyber security spending by companies and government agencies. If you are using any devices with an outdated and unsupported OS, you should immediately upgrade the OS (if possible) or replace the device (if the OS can not be upgraded) with a device running a supported Windows operating system. Read More »

Android Device Manager is now Find My Device

Though not a competitor, Google's slimmed-down phone operating system aimed at cheap Android phones is reminiscent of Facebook's own "skinny" version, called Facebook Lite. " Google Lens is a set of vision-based computing capabilities that can understand what you are looking at and help you to take action on that information", Pichai said. Read More »

How to keep your PC safe from the massive ransomware attacks


On Monday, the opposition Labour Party said Prime Minister Theresa May's response to the crisis had been poor and her government was to blame for failing to invest to keep the service secure. This weekend's global online extortion attack reinforces the need for businesses and other large organizations to update their computer operating systems and security software, cybersecurity experts said. Read More »

Whirlpool, LG Join The Google Assistant Parade


With everything announced at this year's Google I/O conference, Google Assistant is a common backend of knowledge and capabilities that can be accessed through multiple interfaces on multiple devices with limitless third-party extensibility options. Read More »

Uber threatens to fire self-driving auto engineer in trade secrets case


Uber has been ordered by a court to return stolen files to Google's self-driving vehicle company Waymo after an ex-employee stole the information before getting hired on by Uber. Levandowski found the Otto self-driving company in 2016, after leaving Waymo; Otto was then acquired by Uber. Uber did not immediately respond for comment. Read More »