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Cyberattack: Up to 74 countries affected by ransomware, say experts

Many canceled all routine procedures and asked patients not to come to the hospitals unless it was an emergency. Hospitals are "ideal" targets for hackers...


Ransomware attack: What you need to know

As TV 10/55's Charlie D'agata explained, ambulances were diverted to other hospitals, patients were turned away and their operations canceled as malicious softw...


Gunman Kills Police Chief, Two Others in Ohio Town

Authorities identified the gunman as Thomas Hartless, 43, of the nearby village of Utica. Thorp said Disario, a Licking County resident, had six children and wa...


British hospitals hit by cyber attacks

The payment was demanded per computer, to be paid in Bitcoin, an untraceable digital currency. By Friday afternoon, though, it was clear that this was not a l...


The Fall Creators Update

Microsoft also claimed that over 300 million people now use Windows 10 every day for more than 3.5 hours a day on average. " Story Remix brings your memories...


Apple Adding iTunes To Windows Store

The Fall Creators Update is additionally set to introduce a new Microsoft Graph tool for seamless hopping between iOS, Android and Windows. There will also ...


English hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

At Royal London Hospital, doctors who wanted to access patient scans to use as part of lessons for medical students could not do so, he said . (AP Photo/Alas...


Microsoft announces major upcoming Windows 10 update

There's no news yet when the Windows Fall Creators Update will launch, but we'll keep you updated. Windows 10 Creators Update now powers over 500 million Wi...


Ransomware attacks reported in Europe

Now comes word that networks around the world are under attack Friday. The attack reportedly affected companies in Russia, Vietnam, Turkey, the Philippines an...


Howard Stern sends internet into a tizzy by taking a 'personal day'

Another 30-year listener backed that up, writing that he could "count on my fingers the number of days Howard took off when a live show was scheduled". I hope e...


Dozens of countries hit by huge cyber attack

Cybersecurity firm Avast said it has tracked more than 75,000 attacks in 99 countries . "This particular ransomware contains a vulnerability, called Eternal ...


Global ransomware attack hits 74 countries

The attack hit Britain's health service, forcing affected hospitals to close wards and emergency rooms. Among the companies targeted was US -based FedEx. It w...


Massive Ransomware Hack Hits Windows Users Worldwide

Britain's health service was also hit hard Friday as the attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, shutting down wards, closing emergency rooms an...


Microsoft outlines plans for Windows 10 update

No more synching huge folders just have to access to them later. Story Remix is also tapped into Microsoft's Remix3D community, a searchable library of virt...


Microsoft embraces Android and iOS in new Windows update

During the day two keynote, Microsoft revealed Apple's iTunes software and, by extension, the Apple Music streaming service will be arriving on the Windows Stor...


Ransomware: Wave of cyberattacks sweeps the globe

The malware can infect and lock computers, granting time for the attackers to demand a ransom. Spain, meanwhile, said several Spanish companies had been targe...


Windows 10 update appeals to iPhone users and makes video editing easier

There will also be new tools, controllers, and coding software to make developing apps a little easier. The final build and submission to the App Store will s...


Microsoft begins showing off new features for Windows 10 Creators Update 2

Last but not least news came of some significant entrants to the Windows store such as Apple iTunes, and Linux OSes like Ubuntu. Microsoft has also launch...


Kim CIA plotters get an extradition warning

South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in expressed his desire to make joint efforts with China to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula by resuming the s...


International Cyber Attack Takes Down English National Health Service

The hacking tool was leaked by a group calling itself the Shadow Brokers, which has been dumping stolen NSA hacking tools online since a year ago. The N.H.S. ...


Ransomware Hits UK's National Health Service

Researcher Costin Raiu of the Russian-based security firm Kaspersky said in a tweet, "So far, we have recorded more than 45,000 attacks of the #WannaCry ransomw...


Huge cyberattack targets 74 countries, including British hospitals, Russian operator

Computers were infected with what is known as "ransomware" - software that freezes up a machine and flashes a message demanding payment to release the user's da...


British hospitals, Spanish firms hit by cyber attacks

The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was supposedly identified by the National Security Age...


Cyberattack in UK part of international attack

Telecommunications company Telefonica was among many targets in Spain, though it said the attack was limited to some computers on an internal network and had no...


Computers in Europe, Asia Fall Victim to Ransomware Attack

The demands for money come with a message that claims IT systems will be restored once payment has been made. Here are things to know about the ransomware att...


Ransomware cyberattack cripples hospitals in the UK

Megafon, a top Russian mobile operator, also said it has come under cyberattacks that appeared similar to those that crippled United Kingdom hospitals on Friday...


Microsoft No Longer Supports Original Build Of Windows 10

Microsoft previewed the update Thursday at a conference in Seattle for applications developers. It is all managed through a built-in emulation layer that all...


Massive cyber attack affects British hospitals

The majority of the affected hospitals were in England, although similar attacks were reported in facilities in Scotland, as well as some pharmacies and docto...


Cyber strike on United Kingdom hospitals is 'international attack': PM Theresa May

More than 75,000 computers have reportedly been affected in 99 countries around the world, hitting Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the hardest according to cybersec...


Hospitals Across England Infected With Ransomware, Leaving Patients Without Care

Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails that appeared to contain invoices, job offers, security warnings a...


Top 5 things announced at Microsoft Build 2017

Microsoft also aims to unify the Edge browser with windows while updating the browser frame be cleaner, modern and easier to navigate. It will be available lat...


Top candy makers pledge to print calorie information on front of packaging

Progress of the commitment details will be monitored and reported by Partnership for a Healthier America in conjunction with the Hudson Institute, a policy rese...


May the fourth be with you on 'Star Wars Day'

Many lovers of the film franchise will celebrate today by watching at least one episode. In recent years, this nearly sacred day in Star Wars fandom has bee...


What is Wanna Decryptor and how does it work — NHS cyber attack

The attack has been reported on by anti-virus software makers Avast, as well as media outlets worldwide. Later in the day, security software maker Avast put the...


Grimsby's Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital IS affected — NHS cyber attack

Researchers believe a criminal organization is behind this, given its sophistication. John Bambanek, threat research manager at the Fidelis Cybersecurity firm,...