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Conversion therapy now illegal in Nevada


States have agreed to suspend or revoke licenses of therapists who perform conversion therapy. "The American Psychological Association has linked conversion therapy to depression, substance abuse and even suicide - risks that are particularly acute for youth", Reyes said. Read More »

WannaCry virus primarily targeted Windows 7 computers

It has hit over 200,000 systems from some 150 countries, with hackers charging US$300 (RM1,297) for their files to be decrypted. One drawback is that the fix only works if the computers were not rebooted from the moment of infection. Those hit by WannaCry also failed to heed warnings past year from Microsoft to disable a file sharing feature in Windows known as SMB, which a covert hacker group calling itself Shadow Brokers had claimed was used by NSA intelligence operatives to sneak ... Read More »

How to watch Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference, day 2

Bringing Apple into the Windows Store also helps Microsoft upsell its walled garden app repository to more developers. The overall strategy is to appeal to users of iOS and Android, the leading mobile operating systems, by making user experiences on those devices better if users are also running a Windows machine. Read More »

Ransomware: What you need to know about this latest cyber threat

He also compared both WikiLeaks' release of CIA hacking tools in March and the stealing of a Microsoft Windows vulnerability from the National Security Agency last month to the theft of weapons from the USA military. They are attacking the old and outdated Windows version, like the Windows XP. A lot of organisations and individuals in India still rely on the Windows XP. Read More »

Trump accuses Syria's Bashar Assad of 'unspeakable crimes' backed by Iran

Tehran and Riyadh are regional arch-rivals which accuse each other of sponsoring fundamentalist militias aligned to their competing sects of Islam in war zones across the Middle East. In February 2016, during his presidential election campaign, he suggested that Saudi officials had been complicit in the 9/11 attacks. Speaking at the press conference Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called upon Iran's president Hassan Rouhani who has just been reelected to this post, to end all support ... Read More »

Nokia 9 prototype specs, images and camera samples leaked


Numerous new Nokia 9 facts are contrary to previously leaked specs. They found that it has a 5.3 inch Quad HD resolution display with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB of storage. The report also says that the smartphone will likely be shipped with a pair of high-quality in-ear headphones with full cable control (play/pause and two volume buttons) and a charger capable of delivering 5V to 2.5A, 9V to 2A or 12V at 1.5A. Read More »

Facebook to stream MLB game each Friday starting this week


This is another huge sports deal for Facebook , as they recently partnered with the MLS to air live soccer games. Then on Thursday, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced that Facebook and MLB had reached a deal to put 20 Friday night games this season on Facebook Live and that more games could be added in future seasons. Read More »

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call - Microsoft warns


The attack has hit more than 75,000 computers in 99 countries. The ransomware has been created to spread between computers and networks automatically with a "worm functionality", which has allowed it to quickly spread across the world. The virus, which took control of users' files, spread to 100 countries, including Spain , France and Russian Federation. A computer screen shows an error message after Britain's National Health Service was hacked. Read More »

Seoul, US willing to engage N. Korea in 'right conditions'

The launch came just one week after the North fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile, which according to Pyongyang flew nearly 800 km and was capable of carrying a "heavy" nuclear warhead. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, possibly improving its knowledge on making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Read More »

Security experts struggle in search for WannaCry clues

Tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Google and others have been adamant that governments should not have backdoors into their software because the vulnerabilities could fall into the wrong hands. While official support for Windows XP ended three years ago, a privileged few can still get updates from Microsoft. And just as they are unlikely to pay for an upgrade to their operating systems, they may not want to - or be able to - pay for security fixes. Read More »

HTC, Lenovo to develop standalone VR headsets with Google


At the Google I/O 2017, the company announced that it is going to launch tether-free Daydream VR headsets in partnership with HTC and Lenovo. Key to the design is what Google calls "World Sense", which means the headsets can monitor the environment and accurately track your position without the need for extra sensors. Read More »

For WannaCry Victims, a Possible Way Out

Windows 10 users shouldn't worry about being vulnerable to WannaCry despite the latest OS's appearance on the above chart. The tool works with Windows 7, XP and 2003, that much has been confirmed. "In other words, Microsoft had fixes ready to go for its legacy systems in mid-February but only released them to the public last Friday after the world was engulfed in WannaCrypt". Read More »

Noida cyber cell gives tips on preventing WannaCry attack


Microsoft released a patch for all of its operating systems, including those no longer supported, to fix the EternalBlue flaw. "We have been strengthening our cyber security and I can proudly say that the recent cyber-attack had almost zero per cent impact in India", he said. Read More »

'No Plans' for Destiny 2 on Nintendo Switch

It's also where players will find Cayde-6. Still, I had a great time with it for a while after it launched ... and then I stopped playing after a few months. I pressed him on details about Destiny 2 on Scorpio. It looks like Destiny 2 is going to be even more interesting. Blizzard, being the creators of some of the first and finest MMORPGS, are experienced to the Destiny playerbase that will involve exploration, killing and the endless loot to trick out your character. Read More »

Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead


The Warriors should be especially excited about McGee this year because he gives them the option to shake things up and keep opponents on their toes. The Spurs are well coached, but the Warriors are on another level and today that showed. Barry previously held the franchise record with 1,776 points in 66 games. Read More »

Another NSA Cyber Weapon Stolen By Hackers! Widespread Damage Expected

You'll know you're infected because the hackers will pop up a message on your computer demanding a payment to get your photos, documents, and other files back. Recovery from backups is one of them. "If [Teen Vogue] readers are interested in hacking and how to become a hacker - do it ethically and legally, don't write worms!" "Some organisations just aren't aware of the risks; some don't want to risk interrupting important business processes; sometimes they are short-staffed", said Ziv ... Read More »

Seoul says North Korea fires an unidentified projectile


Pukchang is the location of a military airport north of the capital Pyongyang. The North Korean regime of Kim Jong Un has been aggressively pursuing a nuclear-tipped ICBM capable of striking as far away as the USA mainland. In February, North Korea used a launcher truck to fire a solid-fuel missile that it calls the Pukguksong (Polaris)-2, a land-based version of a submarine-launched missile the country revealed earlier. Read More »

Moto Z2 Play Images Spotted on TENAA in Lunar Gray Color


Not very long ago it was the supposed Google Pixel 2 with Taimer as its alias and now it seems to be the turn for Motorola Moto Z2. Ahead of the official launch, Z2 phones have been subjected to several leaks. No Moto "batwing" logo will be seen on the Moto Z2 Play . The device is expected to be priced at 4000 CNY, now lets wait for Motorola to officially come up with the details. Read More »

White House lawyers research impeachment


On Monday it was revealed Trump shared top-secret information with Russian officials. Flynn was one of the officials investigated in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. Although some reporting suggested that Democratic leadership wanted to tamp down impeachment talk, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that although she isn't explicitly encouraging her Democratic colleagues to discuss impeachment, "members are going to do what they're going to do". Read More »

Trump to urge Muslims to fight against terrorism


President Trump was afforded a lavish reception when he arrived in Saudi Arabia alongside his wife Melania aboard Air Force One. Hillary Clinton did not wear a scarf when she visited Saudi in 2012 as secretary of state, nor did German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May during their past trips here. Read More »

Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiant to clash for IPL honours

As usual Ajinkya Rahane will open the batting and middle order support will be provided by the MS Dhoni, Manoj Tiwari and captain steve smith himself. "We have had a fairly successful year and played consistent cricket throughout", said Smith. But, Jayawardene's iteration was for the three losses they've been handed by Rising Pune Supergiant this season. Read More »

Buy the data we stole or else, warn hackers

A group that took credit for leaking NSA cyber spying tools - including ones used in the WannaCry global ransomware attack - has said it plans to sell code that can be used to hack into the world's most used computers, software and phones. The group has published a statement, albeit in broken English, saying that it has promised to release additional zero-day bugs and exploits for a multitude of desktop and mobile operating systems starting from June 2017. Read More »

North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear-strike ability


North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile from an area near Pukchang, according to the South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff. That missile also landed in the Sea of Japan and prompted renewed worldwide outcry against the reclusive dictatorship. Read More »

Hello I'm WannaCry, pay me to decrypt your files

Wannakey as a fix for Windows XP might not be much useful. While PCMag has not tested Wanakiwi because we don't have any computers infected with WannaCry, Europol announced in a tweet on Thursday that its cybercrime law enforcement division tested it and found that the tool could "recover data in some circumstances". Read More »

The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware

Those hit by WannaCry also failed to heed warnings a year ago from Microsoft to disable a file sharing feature in Windows known as SMB, which a covert hacker group calling itself Shadow Brokers had claimed was used by NSA intelligence operatives to sneak into Windows PCs. Read More »

Find Out Everything You Need To Know About 'Destiny 2'

Basically what this means is they want to give players more tools to understand where other players are on the map and what they are doing to control the map space. However, unlike other PC gaming titles available for download on online stores, the PC version of " Destiny 2 " will only be released exclusively to Blizzard's Read More »

Destiny 2 On PC Will Launch After Console Versions

Clan Support: For close-knit groups, clan support has officially arrived. This showed in the one map that I played, a tightly-cornered area with lots of structures to provide cover points and ambushes. Titan is an ocean world with platforms and buildings built over the water, and the planetoid Nessus really looks like an alien world with its red forests. Read More »

New WannaCry fix recovers your files without any ransom

Europol affirmed the solution developed by the team of security researchers. So if you've rebooted since your computer was hit by WannaCry, you might be out of luck. Basically, WannaCry encryption creates a pair of keys - "public" and "private". The researchers said, however, that the tools are not flawless and work only if the computers infected with the WannaCry ransomware have not been rebooted after being hit. Read More »

Microsoft says NSA to blame for Wannacry

Consequently, the computer user will not be able to receive any data. To ensure that you do not lose data, you have to take backup frequently. Ransomware is not a new invention. The WannaCry ransomware is nasty and once it gets hold of your files, there's no way to decrypt them - at least not for now. Because it's possible for the perpetrators to alter the code to use a different domain, MalwareTech and others warned the ransomware could continue spreading. Read More »

North Korea missile launch officially a success


North Korea tested a longer-range missile last weekend, which experts say was a significant advance for a weapons program that aims at having a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike America. Kim Jong-Un stands with a ballistic missile at an undisclosed site in North Korea. The North's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles serve as a deterrent against possible attack, and are part of its game of brinkmanship. Read More »

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

Take a look at the Find My Device feature at Store the Google Play Store . Google claims the feature will be smart enough so that you could auto-share only specific photos - say, of your kids - to your partner or a friend. You can ask the app anything from weather to Cricket score and other useful data which you want to ask to a person. Samsung devices only capture a small percent of the Android market so it makes more sense to choose Android Pay. Read More »