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Cyber attack: Region's hospitals on high alert

Telefonica said the impact of the attack was limited to some computers on an internal network and had not affected clients or services. While the UK's Natio...


HSE treating NHS cyber-attacks as 'major incident'

The hacking tool used Friday was ransomware, a kind of malware that encrypts data, locks out the user and demands a ransom to release it. Security experts say t...


PM: Patient records 'not compromised' in NHS cyber attack

The problem appeared to begin Friday morning when hospitals in the United Kingdom were crippled by a large-scale cyberattack, which forced operations to be canc...


British hospitals hit by ransomware cyberattack

A spokeswoman for NHS Forth Valley said: "We can confirm that a small number of GP and dental practices in the Forth Valley area have experienced disruption t...


Dozens of countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

Cybersecurity experts were stunned by the scale of the attack, which spread to networks in 74 countries around the globe, including the US, Russia, Spain, Ita...


Twitter for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile updated with new features

Microsoft says the operating system was "inspired by students and teachers". Do note, the Windows 10 Pro upgrade is only till December 31, 2017. In addition ...


British healthcare system hit by 'ransomware' cyberattack

Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said: "It's important to understand that while unpatched Windows computers exposing their SMB services can be remotely attac...


HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack

Researchers believe a criminal organization is behind this, given its sophistication. Authorities in both countries said the attack was conducted using "ran...


British hospitals hit by cyber attack

Hospitals in areas across the United Kingdom found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems. "Ambulances are being diverted to neighboring ...


Britain's NHS hit by widespread cyber attack

Microsoft released a patch to address the vulnerability, but networks that did not adopt it would have remained vulnerable. In Spain, the attacks did not disr...


'Red Dead Redemption 2' Screenshot Leaks

Get some epic questing done in the best MMOs on PC. The developers at 612 Games even openly admit that the original Red Dead Redemption is a driving inspirati...


Visual Studio 2017 for macOS is now available to all

Microsoft's Visual Studio 2017 for Mac has exited Preview status and is now available to all. Developers can now use Microsoft's flagship integrated developme...


Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) has risen 20.41% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.10% the S&P500. The brokerage presently h...


343's Studio Head Is Leaving the Halo Developer

Master Chief will be standing on the sidelines, not helping anchor Microsoft's efforts at E3 2017. When asked if Halo 6 could be revealed at Gamescom, which...


British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of huge cyberattack

Approximately 6 hours later, Kaspersky Lab reported more than 45,000 attacks in 74 countries. Chris Wysopal of the software security firm Veracode said cr...


World cyberattack cripples UK hospitals, demands ransoms

Barts Health NHS Trust in London was "experiencing a major IT disruption and there are delays at all of our hospitals", its website said. Tom Donnelly, a spok...


Ransomware takes down hospitals, businesses in at least 2 countries

Businesses in at least 11 other countries reported similar cyberattacks. The attack has locked computers and blocked access to patient files. Once opened, t...


WGOLF: Leona Maguire selected CoSIDA Academic All-District III

All three earned first-team honors and will be on the ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, announced later this month. The expanded teams include NC...


Batshuayi delivers Chelsea Premier League title

The Blues have only won six of their 18 away games by two goals or more this season and have two easy home games - against Watford and Sunderland - coming up ...


Windows 10 S and Surface Laptop - a new lightweight version

One of the most popular announcements from Microsoft's event, the Surface Laptop was shown off in detail by the company last night. Microsoft recently unve...


Immigrant leaves Denver church after winning delay from feds

But, Meyer added, there's plenty of work left to do. Vizguerra took up sanctuary after a previous stay of her removal expired. She and the Meyer Law Office ...


Global extortion cyberattack hits dozens of nations

National Security Agency (NSA) and leaked to the public by the hacker group The Shadow Brokers in April. There have been several incidents in the USA, including...


Cyber attack disrupting NHS was int'l: British PM

People in affected areas were being advised to seek medical care only in emergencies. The attack has locked computers and blocked access to patient files. The...


Snapchat's Stock Plummets Nearly 25% Following Its First Earnings Report

Snap reported that first-quarter revenue was almost $150 million, up 286 percent from the same period a year ago when the company's moneymaking efforts were muc...


WannaCry ransomware attack targeted thousands of computers globally

The ransomware is automatically scanning for computers it can infect whenever it loads itself onto a new machine. The Industry Ministry said Friday the attack...


Apple earnings are coming, but how about that iPhone 8?

As usual, Apple did not break down the numbers of Apple Watches sold. That compared to 450,000 units in the third quarter of 2016. "By doing that, we can ...


There's a global cyberattack happening that's taking down hospitals and telecoms companies

The attack came as Spain's National Cryptologic Center announced a "massive ransomware attack" against Spanish companies. The National Cyber Security Centre, ...


NHS IT meltdown sparks cyberattack fears

Ransomware is a type of infected software created to take over a computer system and then block access for the authorized user. Some chemotherapy patients were ...


Peterborough City Hospital unaffected by large-scale NHS cyber-attack

According to a report by The Guardian , hospitals across the country appear to have been simultaneously hit by a bug in their IT systems, leading to many diver...


Chelsea secures 5th EPL title defeating West Brom

For some there was a feeling of jubilation. Leicester are still three months away from their remarkable title heroics as 5,000/1 shots. "The consistency, the ...


Windows 10 S Announced By Microsoft To Tackle Chrome OS

Leaked on Monday night and officially announced and introduced on Tuesday at Microsoft's EDU event, the news Surface Laptop serves as the flagship device that w...


Visual Studio 2017 for Mac Exits Preview [Download]

Install the Visual Studio Extension for Windows Template Studio by downloading the VSIX from the Visual Studio Gallery. At Microsoft's recent Build 2017 con...


Massive Global Ransomware Attack

Telecoms giant Telefonica said in a statement that it was aware of a "cybersecurity incident" but that clients and services had not been affected. Authoriti...


Samsung's new Tizen OS phone looks like something from 2011

These would definitely not be "flagship" specs for an established operating system, but, for Tizen, bottom-of-the-barrel $100 phones are all Samsung is willing ...


Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'We won this title together'

He replaced Hazard with Willian on 75 minutes, and brought Batshuayi on for Pedro soon after. Former Italy boss Conte has now won four successive domestic t...