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Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

Businesses and networks across Asia are coping with the first wave of WannaCry during their workweek. He said "the level of criminal activity is at the lower end of the range that we had anticipated". The 22-year-old researcher known as "MalwareTech", who wanted to remain anonymous, said he spotted a hidden web address in the "WannaCry" code and made it official by registering its domain name. Read More »

Chinese Initiative Offers Far-Reaching Benefits

The Prime Minister said core of the OROB initiative is connectivity and long-term development, especially in developing countries. He now stands in stark contrast to US President Donald Trump whose pursuit of "America First" policies on trade and foreign relations has given China the chance to reshape the global and political landscape in its favour. Read More »

IT experts suggest N Korea link to ransom-ware attack

Researchers at Russia-based security firm Kaspersky said this was an important clue. The only new outbreaks reported were in China, where traffic police and schools said they had been targeted, but there were no major disruptions. Otherwise, the virus promises to delete the files within three days. Symantec , another security company, said in an emailed statement that it has also found unconfirmed links between WannaCry and Lazarus. Read More »

Pregnant Hannah Jeter Supports Husband Derek at Number Retirement Ceremony!

It was another Derek Jeter moment in the Bronx and probably not the last when it comes to being that New York Yankee. 'When you play here in NY for 20 years, I learned that the time flies, memories fade, but the family is forever. His No. 2 jersey retirement went just as expected, featuring flawless weather despite earlier rain following a come-from-behind Yankees victory in front of a capacity Stadium crowd Sunday. Read More »

Cyberattack strikes 99 countries across Europe, Asia

Most stations had recovered. "We have been in touch with Microsoft and others.even they have not got any reports ", Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), director general, Sanjay Bahl told PTI. As news of the WannaCry ransomware attack broke last week, companies and governments scrambled first to keep it contained. "I'm anxious about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn their machines on Monday morning". Read More »

Major Cyber Attack With Stolen NSA Tools Hits Systems Worldwide

Government cyber-security agency CERT NZ said it had received a "small number" of reports from Kiwi computer users who said they had been infected by the malware. This may prevent the ransomware from encrypting all the files. Enable the "Show file extensions" option in the Windows settings on your computer. Security solutions providers have also accelerated efforts to develop tools to tide over the crisis. Read More »

Windows 10: Microsoft reveals new look for its flagship OS


The Windows 10 Fall (Spring down under) Creators Update makes it easier for experiences to flow seamlessly between Windows, iOS, and Android devices. Well apps can register with Microsoft Graph , and if it's available we can prompt the user to install, so we can help patch those gaps. As part of Story Remix , Windows is able to sift through your photos, grab ones that it finds relevant to you in some way, and put together video stories. Read More »

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

Jonathan Sander, chief technology officer for STEALTHbits Technologies, called WannaCry "a Frankenstein's monster of vulnerabilities with patches and exploits that were stolen from the NSA and published for all to see". "Windows XP is "not a good platform" for ensuring critical data is secure", said Amber Rudd , home secretary for the United Kingdom, according to BBC News . Read More »

Dumfries and Galloway NHS hit in cyber attack

The software first infected Britain's National Health Service ( NHS ) before spreading to as many as 150 countries. As people across the globe returned to work, Japan reported 2,000 computers at 600 locations had been affected, with firms including Hitachi and Nissan reporting problems. Read More »

Follow CERT-In instructions on WannaCry attack: RBI to banks

Steve Grobman of the security company McAfee said forensics experts are looking at how the ransomware was written and how it was run. Indian authorities were on high alert for news of malfunctioning computers Monday, after experts estimated 5 percent of affected computers were in the country. Read More »

'We Can Make a Fast Decision' on New FBI Director

But Lisa Rosenberg, executive director of Open the Government, a coalition of good-government and watchdog groups, says the the rules are clear: Under the Presidential Records Act, recordings between the president and a senior government official that occur in the White House are not private recordings; they are presidential records that will eventually be released to the public. Read More »

Ransomware attack: Banks, airports, telecom services on high alert in India

While Mr MacGibbon said Australia looks to have missed the worst of the attack as it didn't seem to have infected government agencies or critical infrastructure, people shouldn't be complacent. "We are continuing to work around the clock to support NHS organizations that have reported any issue due to yesterday's cyberattack", NHS Digital said in a statement Saturday. Read More »

Xiaomi launches Redmi 4, Mi Router 3C in India

The Redmi 4 will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 435 Octa-core processor , coupled with Adreno 505 GPU, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory which is expandable up to 256 GB. In terms of connectivity , Redmi 4 will come with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, Infrared port, FM Radio, microUSB 2.0, and 3.5-mm headphone jack as connectivity options. Read More »

Nokia 3310 available from May 18


The decision will be made official by May-end. The original Nokia 3310 was launched back in the year 2000 , and it was very popular back in those days. In terms of photography, Nokia has blessed its feature phone comeback with a very basic 2MP camera on the rear. The colours options are also exclusive like warm Red and warm Yellow, Dark blue and grey. Read More »

Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. "Otherwise they're literally fighting the problems of the present with tools from the past". Labour's shadow health secretary, Jonathan Ashworth, in a letter to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, said concerns were repeatedly flagged about outdated computer systems. Read More »

Derek Jeter's No. 2 retired by Yankees in pregame ceremony

In fact, the only game that Jeter ever played in which the Yankees were mathematically out of playoff contention was his final home game in 2014, showing just how much Jeter was the quintessential superstar. With a full count, Springer deposited the Masahiro Tanaka offering into none other than Monument Park and the newly mounted Jeter display plaque. The 23-year-old third baseman, who made his big league debut last year, viewed the tribute from Houston's dugout. Read More »

Phantom Dust Will Release For Free On Xbox One and PC Tomorrow

Greenberg clarified in the replies to the tweet that Phantom Dust will be an Xbox Play Anywhere title, which means save data can be synced across Xbox One and Windows 10 PC versions. The re-make has 16:9 support and "some nice frame rate updates ". The Prey bundle comes with a dual cover SteelBook case featuring artwork of Morgan Yu (both male and female) on the front and back and a soundtrack featuring music selections from the game. Read More »

Apple Updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

The same is mentioned in the official patch notes for the update, while third-party VPN services and SiriKit auto commands have also both been fixed and patched after the release of iOS 10.3.2. Meanwhile, you can update to iOS 10.3.2 by going to Settings General Software Update on your device. Acoording to Apple's release notes , iOS 10.3.2 has bug fixes and security enhancements. Read More »

HTC U 11 Leaks Again In New Video, Five Color Variants Shown


Other major speculations regarding the HTC U11 are it featuring a 12 MP rear camera with a 16 MP front camera, supposed to be running on Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The phone is said to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip (SoC), the first piece of Silicon from the San Diego-based chipmaker that was manufactured using the 10nm process. Read More »

North Korea Renews Accusation Of CIA Assassination Plot

Tensions heightened in the Korean Peninsula in recent weeks amid speculation Pyongyang may conduct its sixth nuclear test sometime soon while the North's leader continued to threaten neighboring South and the US with its series of missile tests, some of which had recently failed. Read More »

Ghost Recon Wildlands Fallen Ghosts DLC Coming May 30


The Santa Blanca cartel has been dealt with, but Unidad's military is vying for control. With the Santa Blanca Cartel now dismantled, civil war has erupted. I'm not sure how I feel about starting fresh in an expansion, but maybe that approach is for the best here. With the country in ruins, the Ghosts are given one last mission: Evacuate the remaining Central Intelligence Agency personnel and American civilians before the reprisals begin. Read More »

No second spike in cyber attacks is "encouraging"-British minister"

It hit 200,000 victims across the world since Friday and is seen as an "escalating threat", said Rob Wainwright, the head of Europol, Europe's policing agency. Cyber security experts said the spread of the ransomware had slowed since its appearance on Friday but that the respite might only be brief. This attack should also be a trigger for enterprises to review their security procedures. Read More »

Cyberattack disrupts businesses, hospitals and schools in Asia

An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. Managers at many companies and other organizations have not taken steps to put proper cybersecurity systems in place despite talking about their importance, Gazeley said. Read More »

FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) Closed its Previous Trade at $14.79


Zacks Investment Research cut FireEye from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, April 10th. Standpoint Research started coverage on FireEye in a research report on Friday, January 13th. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece was reported by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. Following the transaction, the president now directly owns 544,861 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,162,377.91. Read More »

Chinese universities hit by extortion attack


Russia's Interior Ministry acknowledged a ransomware attack on its computers. He added: "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call". It locks down all the files on an infected computer. "We haven't fully dodged this bullet at all until we're patched against the vulnerability itself", Kalember said. Read More »

NHS cyber attack: Edward Snowden says NSA should have prevented cyber attack


The U.S. spying agency has declined to comment on the matter. It then demands a ransom of about $300 to $600 in bitcoin to release the files, threatening to delete them after a set period of days if the amount is not paid. "No matter how this was disclosed or when it was disclosed, some percentage of businesses would not have applied". Krishna Chinthapalli, a doctor at Britain's National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery who wrote a paper on cybersecurity for the British Medical Journal, ... Read More »

Avoid your ATM until RBI updates it to beat WannaCry ransomware


Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cybersecurity company F-Secure, said ransomware attacks like WannaCry are "not going to be the norm". But the ministry's website still carried a banner on Saturday afternoon saying that technical work was continuing. Experts fear the situation could further aggravate as a number of computers in India run on the older operating systems and have not been updated yet. Read More »

Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs teased


A rumour based on a purported Intel slide claims that the company is to launch a new Core i9 product family, based on the Skylake-X microarchitecture, in June this year. So far Intel has maintained three levels in its Core processors, but the introduction of the AMD Ryzen and its commitment to more cores has Intel preparing for new alternatives. Read More »

Microsoft Touts Features of Windows 10 Fall Update at Build Conference


Created to ensure that "experiences flow seamlessly between Windows, iOS and Android devices, Fluent Design and Microsoft Graph will add a variety of new capabilities via the Fall Creators Update ". Microsoft said its device partners will sell the controllers on retailers by the holiday season. Ahead of the update's release, Microsoft is offering developers the chance to pre-order the Windows Mixed Reality Headset Developer Edition, to be delivered this summer, from either Acer ($299) or ... Read More »

NHS Fife systems "repaired" after cyber attack

The attack has hit more than 200,000 victims across the world since Friday and is seen as an "escalating threat", said Rob Wainwright, the head of Europol, Europe's policing agency. The vehicle manufacturer had to halt production at sites in France, Slovenia and Romania as part of measures to stop the spread of the virus. The virus used in the process finds and exploits a flaw in one of the versions of Microsoft Windows, something that was first detected by U.S. Read More »

NCSC urges vigilance in wake of cyber attack

Railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations , hospitals, office buildings, shopping malls and government services also were affected, China's Xinhua News Agency said, citing the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company. Read More »