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Watch Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Make a Speech at Virginia Tech

Sandberg, who lost her husband Dave Goldberg to a heart condition in 2015, spoke to the students about how surviving tragedy can bring strength. "Sometimes I ...


FedEx Confirms Company was Hit by Malware Attack

National Security and then subsequently leaked by a group calling itself "The Shadow Brokers". He said consumers who have up-to-date software are protected from...


'Perfect storm' of conditions helped cyberattack succeed

On Friday, a security researcher inadvertently created a " kill switch " to help stop the spread of this ransomware. Computers have been infected with "ransom...


Kill switch for ransomware cyberattack discovered; researcher warns crisis not over

Omer Fatih Sayan said the country's cyber security center is continuing operations against the malicious software. But he says the same thing could be done to...


World reels from cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries

It spreads from machine to machine silently and remains invisible to users until it unveils itself as so-called ransomware, telling users all their files have b...


Microsoft launches Azure app for Android

The company was slower than Microsoft to embrace cloud-computing, analysts say, but has recently been on a public relations and engineering push to build to...


Microsoft detailed the new 'Windows 10 Fall Creators Update'

Regular Windows 10 users can already get iTunes from Apple. So rather than pushing Windows apps, their main focus is to " play nice " with other platforms a...


How to protect yourself from the massive ransomware attack

Almost hundred countries, including India, were hit by what is believed to be the biggest-ever recorded cyberattack that used "cyber weapons" stolen from the US...


Trump promises quick decision on new Federal Bureau of Investigation boss as interviews begin

James Comey has agreed to testify in a public Senate hearing regarding the investigation into alleged ties between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's campaig...


Moon to send lawmaker as special envoy to China

He also said he was prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right". The first part of the system became operational early this month, and the full ca...


Hospitals Throughout UK Hit By Ransomware — NHS England Cyberattack

Users are also threatened with having all their files permanently deleted if the ransom isn't paid in a week. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the ...


Oxford University Hospitals "on alert" following global ransomware attack

Europol said a special task force at its European Cybercrime Centre was "specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in s...


NHS cyberattack: nearly all systems have been recovered, says Home Secretary

Shortly after that disclosure, Microsoft announced that it had already issued software "patches", or fixes, for those holes, but many users have not yet install...


Biggest extortion cyberattack ever recorded hits dozens of countries

Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack in over 70 countries, although both said the at...


Scope of cyber attack grows clearer as spread slows

This is not the serious stuff yet. Consumers who have up-to-date software are protected from this ransomware. Microsoft has taken the unusual step of re-rel...


Eurovision's 'Mooning Man' Is Not Australian

A man draped in an Australian flag stole the Eurovision Song Contest's limelight last night when he bared his backside during a guest performance by singer Jama...


Nearly all systems have been recovered, says Home Secretary — NHS cyberattack

Giving a statement after convening a meeting of Cobra, the crisis response committee, she said 97 per cent of Britain's health service trusts are now "working a...


World licks cyber wounds from ransomware attack

Indeed, while FedEx Corp. reported that its Windows computers were "experiencing interference" from malware - it wouldn't say if it had been hit by the ransomwa...


NHS cyber attack hits 13 Scottish health boards

Experts claim hospitals failed to take advantage of updates released by Microsoft two months ago that could have prevented the health service being impacted by ...


UK's health system recovers from cyber attack

Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan were the top targets, researchers with security software maker Avast has said. But computers and networks that hadn't updated their s...


Microsoft to offer 3 flavors of Linux in the Windows Store

It is important to note that this design focus is not a Windows 10 FCU feature, but something Microsoft intends to implement in apps across platforms and devi...


Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes

In many areas, with the exception of NHS Lanarkshire, the number of PCs or systems affected is said to be in single figures. But those attacks - blamed on R...


FG says measures in place to prevent 'WannaCry' cyber-attack

NHS systems were infected with a "ransomware" virus, which locked down machines and access to patient records, and demanded money to release them. "Seeing a l...


Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

He said it's likely the ransomware will spread to US firms too. In response to the attacks against the UK's National Health Service , Home Secretary Amber ...


Turkey among countries hit in cyberattack

It's on track to be one of the biggest recorded ransomware attacks ever, with tens of thousands of infected computers in almost 100 countries. "Each country han...


At least 74 countries impacted in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

In the United Kingdom, the bug locked up IT systems and phone lines at National Health Service (NHS) hospitals, causing officials to discourage people from vi...


Indian-origin doctor reportedly warned against UK health service ransomeware attack

Forty-five NHS organisations were hit, while a large number of Spanish companies were also attacked using ransomware. "They do not need to telephone our switchb...


Bash on Windows 10 gets support for Fedora and SuSE

Details are scarce, but given that Graph works with Office 365, there's a good chance users will be able to rewind not only Windows software but also its cloud ...


Cyberattack hit German rail schedule boards

In Russia , where a wide array of systems came under attack, officials said services had been restored or the virus contained. A spokesman for the European U...


Apple Is Bringing iTunes to Microsoft's Windows Store

The Fall Creators Update will also bring new capabilities for mixed-reality experiences. It is introducing new Timeline and Cortana versions that let you re...


Volunteers celebrate 10th National Women Build Week

These Macon women are putting their hair up and getting down-for a good cause. "We are excited to participate in the 10th annual National Women Build Week", s...


May 2017 Security Bulletin Addresses Newly Discovered Vulnerabilities

The GIFLIB flaw is rated critical, but its inclusion in the second patch level suggests that it might not affect all devices. By comparison Apple still offers...


Microsoft announces its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update plans

While unveiling the upcoming Windows update, Microsoft clearly indicated that it wanted its widely used OS to provide a harmonious working environment across Wi...


Second trust confirms it will 'take steps' after cyber attack

National Security Agency and was later leaked to the internet. The ransomware, known as WanaCrypt0r 2.0, or WannaCry, is believed to have infected National He...


Nissan says UK plant hit by cyber attack

The ransomware, called "WannaCry", locks down all the files on an infected computer and demands the administrator pay to regain control of them. He said the s...