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Next cyber attack could be imminent, warn experts

Investigators are now working non-stop to hunt down those responsible for the Wanna Decryptor ransomware, also known as WannaCry. First, there was a highly un...


Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

Cyber security experts are warning the worst could be yet to come. The Wanna Decryptor ransomware strikes by encrypting all the files on an infected PC, along...


Microsoft Windows Now Patched Against WannaCry Ransomware Attack

That's according to MalwareHunterTeam , which tracks ransomware attacks. TORONTO/FRANKFURT, May 13 (Reuters) - Businesses around the world scrambled on Sat...


Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

The daughter told cops that Murphy found the card and fumed when she realized it wasn't for her, WBRC reported. A Spartanburg Police Department report says ...


Antonio Conte poised to become Chelsea's highest ever paid manager

But the 47-year-old suggested after the title success at The Hawthorns that he wanted to build on the rejuvenation he has led this season with Champions League ...


Microsoft refreshing Windows to ease multi-device work

Your friends can even contribute if you let them. Windows 10 is now running on a half-billion devices almost two years after its release, Microsoft CEO Satya ...


Biggest Things That Happened At Microsoft Build 2017 Day 1

By contrast, NoSQL (a.k.a. not only SQL) databases handle messy, unstructured data-the sort generated by sensors or other devices in the field. The Azure clou...


Kaspersky Lab: WannaCry virus targets 74 countries, hits Russian Federation most

Massive cyberattacks have hit a number of countries on Friday, shutting down hospital systems in Britain and disrupting businesses across borders... At least ...


Canadian rookie Hughes tied for lead at Players

Thomas ended Thursday with two birdies, an eagle and four bogeys. On a track as hard to dominate as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass and a tournament as tou...


Microsoft's new plan for Windows on mobile: just use Android and iOS

There's also a new Clipboard tool to copy something on a PC and then paste it in a smartphone. Story Remix is essentially a souped up Microsoft Photos app...


Halep outlasts determined Mladenovic to retain Madrid title

However, Halep responded to break back in a marathon game as it took almost half an hour for the score just to reach 2-2. I think it was a great final. "Honestl...


WannaCry ransomware attack: How to protect yourself

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 rans...


Mark Hamill can do a scarily good Darth Vader impression

Yes, it's time to raise up our toy lightsabers in salute to the pun-driven pop culture holiday known as Star Wars Day . Fandango is using its "force" as the ...


Eurovision 2017 Is Over And This Is Who Won

Portugal's performer, Salvador Sobral , offered up the following when asked about his win for Portugal. "We live in a world of disposable music, fast food mu...


Europol: Ransomware attack is of unprecedented level

Hackers encrypted those files, rendering them unreadable. "We can't have any appointments, it would be risky to do so, because we can't access any of the files,...


NITDA advises MDAs, others on ransomware attacks

Alarmingly, the attack also affected UK's National Health Service stalling surgeries and other work across the British Isles as patient information and document...


Cyber-attack: Europol says it was unprecedented in scale

The hackers, who have not come forward to claim responsibility or otherwise been identified, took advantage of a worm, or self-spreading malware, by exploiting ...


Microsoft officially releases Visual Studio 2017 for Mac

Officials announced availability of the product on Day 1 of the company's Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle. Developers can now use Microsoft's flagshi...


United Kingdom recovers from health system cyber attack

Britain canceled or delayed treatments for thousands of patients, even people with cancer. The US and Russian Federation were among scores of countries affect...


The massive, worldwide ransomware attack was stopped by a researcher 'accidentally'

National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes and was later leaked to the internet. Sixteen National Health Service organizations in th...


Microsoft's reveals Windows 10 Fall Creator's Update ahead of September rollout

It also synchronizes to mobile devices so you can copy a link from your PC and paste it into a messaging app on your phone. A few standouts included the introdu...


Cyber attack criminals will be brought to justice, investigators pledge

Last night the Sunday Herald asked the Ministry of Defence (MoD) if Windows XP was still being used on Trident submarines, whether there had been any impact fro...


Microsoft Unveils Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S for Education

What's more, you'll likely have add to that the 50 quid you'll b e forced cough up for an upgrade to Windows 10 Pro you realise that you wan't to download apps ...


Bulgaria scores record-high second place in Eurovision 2017

Its hosting of the 2005 contest symbolised the country's quest to open up to Europe after the 2004 pro-Western Orange Revolution. But during Eurovision at lea...


Microsoft Issues Rare Windows XP Patch Following Global WannaCrypt Ransomware Outbreak

Seeing businesses and individuals affected by cyberattacks, such as the ones reported today, was painful. Russia's interior ministry said that some of its c...


Xamarin Live Player lets developers streamline iOS app development from a PC

Download Visual Studio 2017 and select Universal Windows Platform development under Workloads. "Developers get a great IDE and a single environment to not o...


Korean president talks to China, Japan

Moon has said he would "go to Pyongyang if conditions are met" during his inaugural address, and had proposed the reopening of a jointly operated factory park i...


Boosts Position in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. United Parcel Service, Inc. However, United Parcel reported better-than-expected earnings per share and revenues in the ...


Global cyber attack dying down, 104 countries affected

In Brazil, the social security system had to disconnect its computers and cancel public access. The scope of the attacks was not immediately clear, but some a...


Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

British Prime Minister Theresa May said there was no evidence that patient data had been compromised in the attack, and that it had not specifically targeted th...


Lessons to be learned, admits Home Secretary Amber Rudd — NHS hack

In a letter to Jeremy Hunt, shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth said concerns were repeatedly flagged about outdated computer systems and urged him to out...


Worldwide cyberextortion attack prompts Microsoft to shift policy, fixes free for everyone

Experts say it will be hard for them to replicate the conditions that allowed the so-called WannaCry ransomware to proliferate across the globe. The ransomwa...


Global cyber-attack's success largely rests with laziness, neglect, procrastination

But we're still likely to be living with less virulent variants of WannaCry for some time. And that's for a simple reason: Individuals and organizations alike a...


Ransomware Outbreak Targeting Windows SMB Flaw

Britain's National Health Service said hospitals were hit by an apparent "ransomware" attack, but there was no immediate evidence that patient data had been a...


Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway has indicated the president isn't particularly anxious about the appearance that Trump's decision to fire Comey wa...