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Frenchman claims cure for WannaCry-infected computers


The WannaKey tool seems to be a promising way for all those Windows XP users infected by the ransomware but its results on a larger scale still need to be seen. "In short, his technique is totally bad ass and super smart". While the interface includes functions for erasing a key from computer memory once it has been secured, previously overlooked limitations sometimes allow the prime numbers used to create a key to remain intact in computer memory until the PC is powered down or the memory ... Read More »

Buy the data we stole or else, warn hackers

The move highlights the growing commercial sophistication of groups such as the Shadow Brokers , which has already demonstrated a fearsome technical ability to compromise the world's top intelligence agencies. It is believed that hacking tools that belong to the NSA were leaked online and were used to build into WannaCry ransomware, also known as WannaCrypt, which has ensnared up to 300,000 computers in more than 150 countries. Read More »

Destiny 2 PC Version Release Date May Be Later Than Console

The confirmation follows the other disappointing news that Destiny 2 PC will not offer dedicated severs either. Let us know your thoughts about this new game. These activities will also be made public by the new Guided Games system that matches players not in groups or clans with other clans in-game so that endgame material can be made accessible to everyone. Read More »

All You Need To Know About WannaCry Ransomware

The exploitation of EternalBlue, suspected to have been developed using a hacking method leaked from US National Security Agency, allows the malware to spread through file-sharing protocols set up across the internal networks of organisations, many of which criss-cross the globe, according to Financial Times. Read More »

Theresa May redefines Conservatism as Tories move on from Thatcher

While the fishermen group "sincerely hope we are proved wrong", they suspect that the manifesto prepares the groundwork for Brussels be left in control of Britain's waters between 12 and 200 miles, as part of a deal which will "buy off smaller boats, appease the European Union, continue the consolidation of Britain's struggling fleet into fewer boats and fewer hands controlled by larger interests... Read More »

European Union fines Facebook 110 million euros over WhatsApp deal


Facebook said in a statement that it "acted in good faith" throughout with the European Union office and "sought to provide accurate information at every turn". But the commission found out that wasn't true and said Facebook's staff knew about the possibility, but failed to inform them. But a year ago, Facebook released an update to its terms of service that raised the possibility of linking accounts from both platforms. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 set to be announced next week


The phone will likely not be sold officially anywhere in the United States, or Europe, but phone geeks would still find it worth knowing about its existence. Now the official Mi Max 2 page is enabled on the company website waiting to show all device specifications. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2, as many of you already know, is Xiaomi's upcoming phablet which had been leaking out for quite some time now, and thanks to those leaks we already have plenty of info when it comes to its design and specs, ... Read More »

Volkswagen Up GTI Revealed - The Hot Hatch That India Deserves!


But it's got the same three-cylinder 1.0-litre engine driving the front wheels through a six-speed manual gearbox, the same 115hp and 147lb ft of torque, the same boxy looks and retro GTI embellishments and the same 15mm ride height drop and suspension upgrades over the regular Up. Read More »

Antonio Conte demands players break Jose Mourinho's record


Asked about the future of his best players, the Italian said in a press conference: "First of all the players must have the pleasure to stay at Chelsea ". "Every season, it's very hard to win the title in England", he said. Twitter UK Sports Partnerships head Bruna Zanin said: " Chelsea have always been incredibly innovative in their use of Twitter. Read More »

India third worst hit nation by ransomware Wannacry; over 40000 computers affected

The cyber experts have warned of a huge risk in near future as most institutions and individuals in Bangladesh use pirated software. Even for larger companies with adequate IT resources, such updates can often take months to fully deploy. The four computers were switched on as usual and they were unable to open any document files as the virus displayed messages demanding a payment of $300 in virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user. Read More »

Microsoft Ransomware Patch: Installing Updates Can Stop Cyberattack

Some of the biggest disruption was caused by attacks on the United Kingdom health system, which saw hospitals and clinics forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers. The perpetrators of the attack are still not known. "One such incident pertains to 18 computers of Andhra Pradesh Police. and apart from that, there are five other cases. Read More »

Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

The crash killed an 18-year-old woman, and the injured included her 13-year-old sister, police said. Rojas tested positive for PCP and told police that God made him do it, a law enforcement source told CNN. Witnesses described a harrowing scene that started with screeching tires and ended with screams, chaos and a fiery crash at one of the world's most visited sites. Read More »

Beware of ransomware cyber attack in SA

While investigations continue, other cyber security companies are warning that this is just the tip of the iceberg. Over 200,000 infections in at least 150 countries have been recorded, including one in a system in a voluntary run healthcare facility in Wexford, which has been isolated. Read More »

Nissan LEAF previewed with smart new headlight design


Also, being worked on are programmes called Vehicle-To-Home (V2H) and Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) which basically work out ways the Nissan LEAF's power source (the battery-run electric motor) can be used when the car's is not being driven. More importantly, the new Leaf is likely to feature Nissan's ProPilot autonomous driving tech with the model getting three levels of autonomous capability. Read More »

Google Assistant For Android TV Launching This Year

One potentially unsettling new feature in Photos will let you automatically share some or all of your photos with other people. This data can then be acted upon, so it could automatically connect to a WiFi router without typing a password. You will receive a dot appearing when there is a new notification . The Home device will offer assistance by flagging you when you're near the device. Read More »

India largely escapes WannaCry attack

The malware targets the outdated or legacy computer systems that run on old versions of Microsoft operating systems (OS). He said there is an opportunity for the United Kingdom, and other countries across the European Union, to drive better practices when they come to implement the EU's Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive. Read More »

Microsoft President: Governments Must Treat Cyber Attack as 'Wake-Up Call'

The computer screen locks up, and displays two count-down clocks - one displaying the time until the ransom doubles and the other the time until all files are deleted. It should be noted the WannaCry ransomware, which exploits the EternalBlue vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows OS, doesn't impact devices running on Linux or Apple's MacOS. Read More »

Shelby F-150 Super Snake Truck Starts at Over $96000


The Shelby F-150 Super Snake wears unique Shelby styling that enhances the lines of the handsome truck. It will deliver more communication to the driver and better absorb track imperfections. Based on the world-class Ford F-150, Shelby American collaborated with partners like Ford Performance and Borla to transform it into a Super Snake. Read More »

Vietnam urges prevention of WannaCry ransomware

This malware uses an exploit revealed by the hacking group ShadowBrokers more than a year ago that employs a remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Server Message Block version SMBv1 that Microsoft patched in March. This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. "We have not got any reports of widespread infection of the ransomware", she said. Read More »

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP Invests $59.136 Million in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

The stock climbed 6.37 percent over the past quarter, while surged 18.07 percent over the past six months. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new stake in shares of Microsoft during the third quarter worth approximately $467,000. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $29.5B and as low as $26.49B per share. 158,316 were reported by Van Cleef Asset Managementinc. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) were released by: and their ... Read More »

'Arms For The Switch' will change the landscape of the Nintendo Switch

Anyway, the game follows magic apprentices fighting against various enemies and larger-than-life bosses. " Arms For The Switch" was developed on a simple yet fun idea. And then you have Min Min's dragon-shaped mitt that fires lasers - hardly fair to bring to a fist fist, but neither was Street Fighter's Hadouken power, and few complained about that. Read More »