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India seeks to avoid ATM tears from WannaCry ransomware

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A month prior to the expose about its vulnerability, they had released a free patch - an update that is created to strengthen security vulnerabilities to counter the exact weakness that the ransomware is exploiting. The company had already been supporting it longer than it normally would have because so many customers still used it and the effort was proving costly. Read More »

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack

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National Security Agency, seemed to be the work of relatively unsophisticated hackers, experts initially said. Mr Mehta has found similarities between the code within WannaCry and other tools believed to have been created by the Lazarus Group in the past, BBC reported. Read More »

Unsuspecting Walmart customer takes down startled deer

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She snapped a photo and posted it to Facebook that attracted the attention of thousands of people. Wadena authorities reported that nobody was injured in the incident and the deer was set free outside the store. Tom Grasswick, who happens to live in Deer Creek, told WDAY-TV that he felt like someone had hit him when the deer slammed into him. Tom Grasswick was able to get a hold of the deer and wrangle it to the floor, keeping it calm until employees were able to escort the deer back ... Read More »

Netflix executive urges film festivals to change

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Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, said Okja , starring Tilda Swinton and co-produced by Brad Pitt, would be given a "select" cinema release in the USA and a run in London. Others in the running for top honours include Happy End , another film set against the backdrop of the migrant crisis by Amour director Michael Haneke, who is seeking a record-breaking third Palme d'Or. Read More »

US Cong asks Federal Bureau of Investigation to handover fired Comey docs on Trump

Trump on May 9 fired Comey, who led the FBI investigation into the ties between Russian officials and Trump's presidential campaign, an issue that Congress also addresses. He added that "leaks are dangerous" and said "we want those people out in the field that are our assets or our ally's assets to know what they're doing is going to be protected". Read More »

UC Regents meeting to consider audit, student cap underway

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George Kieffer, a product of the 10-campus University of California system, said Thursday that he didn't want to cap enrollment at schools that could benefit and grow from more money. Given the uproar over the audit, the board also declined Thursday to approve 2017-18 budgets for the president's office until they had more time to study the request. Read More »

'WannaCry' hackers used America's NSA tools to propagate virulent ransomware

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WannaCry exploits a vulnerability in older versions of Windows , including Windows 7 and Windows XP. The WannaCry ransomware itself is promulgating as a worm through networks worldwide. According to the BBC, the virus took hacked users' files and demanded payments to restore access. WannaCrypt was part of a stockpile of exploits stolen from the NSA earlier this year. Read More »

Facebook Will Stream 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' eSports Matches From ESL

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It appears the bulk of ESL's streaming will come from Rank S , an ongoing competitive division that pits professional players practicing Counter Strike: Global Offensive against each other. As part of the deal, ESL will stream competitions from its Rank S series featuring matches from esports stalwart Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Facebook. Read More »

Massive taxpayer loan to fund cleanup of Alberta's dirty, abandoned oil wells

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Ottawa's infusion of $30-million, announced in the federal budget in March and earmarked for well cleanup in Alberta, will pay interest costs on the $235-million, the Premier added. Alberta has about 180,000 wells now in operation, according to the government, but also counts another 83,000 "inactive" wells - where there is still an owner but activity at the well has stopped due to technical, or economic, reasons. Read More »

Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

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The piece was purchased by noted Japanese collector and e-commerce entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa after a 10-minute bidding war. "When I saw this painting, I was struck with so much excitement and gratitude for my love of art", he said. The canvas was last bought in 1984 at Christie's for US$19,000. The painting carried a presale estimate in excess of $60 million and was widely reported to have been guaranteed at $60 million by Sotheby's. Read More »

S.Korea urges "parallel" talks and sanctions to rein in N.Korea

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Moon, a liberal former human rights lawyer who was jailed as a student by a previous dictatorship, favors closer ties with North Korea . While South Korea, China and Japan all share worry about North Korea , ties between South Korea and China have been strained by South Korea's decision to install a USA anti-missile system in defence against the North. Read More »

Google opens up Android Instant Apps to all developers

However, the first-day keynote set the stage with a more general overview of what is coming down the pike and how Google intends to implement it. Google is expected to give the crowd a look at new twists in its Android software for mobile devices. Read More »

SA on verge of mafia state, warns South African Council of Churches

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Mpumlwana says the SACC committed to the "South Africa We Pray4" campaign that focuses on healing, reconciliation, the fabric of family life, poverty and inequality, economic transformation, and anchoring democracy which includes the concerns of corruption, maladministration and the loss of public trust in public institutions. Read More »

Destiny 2 Devs Are Already Playing The Whole Game At Home

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After three years of not posting anything, Bungie resumed its podcast to reveal it has the privilege to test the game at home. With just a few days away from the official gameplay reveal on May 18. In less than 48 hours, we'll have our very first look at Destiny 2 gameplay. " We have the whole game at home, in a private test realm, and we're playing the s*** out of it ", Smith said. Read More »

Tamil Nadu 10th Result 2017 Will Be Announced Today

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Also, the board is affiliated to the government of Tamil Nadu, India and conducts both secondary and senior secondary examination. As per the board statistics, the maximum number of students wrote examination in the Tamil Medium. Earlier on May 12, board has declared TNBSE HSC Class 12 results in which almost 8,98,763 students had appeared. It is just the beginning exam for all the students. Read More »

This Just In: Matching Your Earrings Together Is So 2016

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Despite her remarks, Miss Moss has recently been seen wearing matching earrings in public. The British icon is now collaborating with Brazilian jeweller Ara Vartanian on a new limited-edition fine-jewellery range. "When we spoke about working together I said I wanted to make more jewellery like that", Moss continued, "Pieces that have meaning and that you can wear every day."Vartanian loves the freedom with which Moss adorns her jewels". Read More »

Africa least hit by WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

The exact data about the systems hit by the ransomware , however, will be known once the offices open on Monday, the official said. But we're still likely to be living with less virulent variants of WannaCry for some time. Microsoft itself is unlikely to face legal trouble over the flaw in Windows being exploited by WannaCry , according to legal experts. Yet in an unusual step, they released a patch for those older systems because of the magnitude of the outbreak. Read More »

Putin offers Trump notes

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Well, I hope you're happy, racist America, because this is what happens when a racist part of America can't stand the fact that a black man president-ed all over this country like a boss. He said inciting anti-Russian sentiments in the US became "worrisome", adding those who spread them were either "stupid" or "dangerous" as they harmed their own country. Read More »

Autopsy being conducted on body of Chris Cornell, found dead at 52

After hearing the news many of rock's biggest names took to social media to express their sadness and pay tribute to the grunge pioneer. Soundgarden reunited in 2010. The exact circumstances of Cornell's death are unknown at this point. Lisa Croff, of the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office, said they have Cornell's body and expect to release more information later this afternoon. Read More »

Humans Accidentally Created Protective Barrier Around Earth

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Though the conflict has (thankfully) long since ended, newly declassified information suggests it might have impacted space weather in ways we never anticipated. The charged solar particles frequently interact with the Earth's magnetic field, a phenomenon scientists call space weather. The Teak test, which took place on August 1, 1958, was notable for the artificial aurora that resulted. Read More »

Savannah to celebrate National Bike to Work Day

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North Hollywood couple Eli and Melissa Selzer, who both work in Burbank, have been riding their bicycles to work for the last 10 years and said it made sense for them to use pedal power when they live not too far from their jobs. May is also National Bike Month . The Burbank Transportation Management Organization hosted its annual Bike and Walk to Work Day, setting up three pit stops for bicyclists and pedestrians where they could learn about the benefits of using alternative modes of ... Read More »