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United Kingdom health minister: No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging'

Asked if warnings had been ignored, Mrs May said: "No". Last night, she said: "The concern is that on Monday morning the appointment system may not be working...


No report yet on Ransomware attack on Indian network: Cyber security unit

The anonymous specialist, known only as MalwareTech, issued a warning that hackers could upgrade the virus to remove the kill switch. Malicious software calle...


Moto C and Moto C Plus officially unveiled by Motorola

The image shows the coming of Moto C, Moto X, Moto Z, Moto G and Moto E series of smartphones. Motorola is selling the Moto C from just £89.99 in the Unit...


Instagram introduces 'face filters,' another Snapchat-like feature

There will be eight of these filters to start. Unlike Snapchat, an Instagram spokesperson told Business Insider that "we have no plans to offer sponsored face f...


WannaCry explained: What is WannaCry ransomware and how does it work?

But the researcher's actions may have saved companies and governments millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before computers in the US were more widely af...


NHS cyber attack - fallout continues

Britain's National Health Service declared a "major incident" after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and scrap operations. It is a...


Australian business affected by global cyberattack, says Federal Government

The biggest ever ransomware attacks that started on Friday have wrecked havoc across globe, crippling computers and demanding hundreds of dollars from the users...


WannaCry attack could worsen as people return to work on Monday

It locked up computers running outdated versions of Windows in shops, schools, hospitals and auto factories in several countries and also demanded money from th...


Disruption continues as cybersecurity agencies push back to slow down ransomware attack

Russian Federation said its banking system was among the victims of the attacks, along with the railway system, although it added that no problems were detected...


Telefonica among victims of global ransomware attack

Auto manufacturers Renault and Nissan , German rail operator Deutsche Bahn , worldwide shipper FedEx Corp and Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica...


Tayside GP practices affected by NHS cyber-attack running as normal

Government agencies and universities were among those hit as well as petrol stations, ATMs and hospitals, it said. The problem with its home page wasn't ranso...


NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers

Moreover, the discovery of a " kill switch " that could deactivate WannaCry may have given American businesses a reprieve from the worst effects of the softwa...


How to protect your PC after a weekend wave of cyber attacks

Beijing has said previously it is a victim of hacking, although the United States has accused it of cyber attacks on USA government computer systems. Shanghai...


Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: North Korea

The UN Security Council has warned it may hit North Korea with a new round of sanctions in response to its latest missile launches, which it blamed for stir...


Two lakh hit by 'unprecedented' cyber hack in 150 nations: Europol

According to Avast, most victims appear to have been individual users in Taiwan, whilst Russian Federation and the Ukraine were also badly hit. He said it w...


Europe warns of more attacks, WannaCry spreads to Asia

The full extent of the damage from the cyberattack felt in 150 countries was unclear and could worsen if more malicious variations of the online extortion sch...


Microsoft partly blames US gov't for cyberattack

Programs were being installed to fix the problem. The ransomware attack struck British National Health Service organisations, along with computer networks...


Super Mario Odyssey, tournaments part of Nintendo's E3 plans this year

Fans can remember that Nintendo has dedicated nearly its whole E3 show floor to the then upcoming "Zelda" game, which was more of a shrine than anything. Follow...


Cyber warning to South Africans after global attack

The extortion attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, is believed to be the biggest of its kind ever recorded, disrupting services i...


Enables Windows 10 Creators Update Media-Free Installation

The newly-released macOS update addresses issues with USB headphones and broken Windows 10 installations, besides improving Mac App Store compatibility with f...


Government activates mechanism to prevent WannaCry cyberattack

Friday's ransomware attack appears to have spread mainly in Europe and Asia, with Russian Federation among those nations hardest hit, according to security re...


Conditions behind attack may be hard to mimic

The cyber attack that began capturing the world's attention Friday has crippled about 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries, the security agency Europol ...


Governments Must Treat Cyber Attack as 'Wake-Up Call — Microsoft President

The software responsible is called WannaCry (also known as Wanna Decryptor) and it takes over your computer until a ransom is paid, CNN reported. In the US,...


Chinese hackers try to take control of WannaCry ransomware kill switch

What is all the fuss about? The attacks exploited the computers because they were running outdated versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. govern...


Salman Khan's Tubelight is first Bollywood film to get emoji on Twitter

After shooting amid lovely natural locations in North India, Kabir wanted to shoot Radio in a town square typical to those in the 1960's. Finally, Salman Kh...


Chinese taxpayers have most to fear on Silk Road

In his opening address, president Xi Jinping said the initiative aims to promote economic interdependence, inclusiveness and win-win cooperation. Speaking on ...


Derek Jeter's No. 2 retired by Yankees in pregame ceremony

The ceremony took place at Yankee Stadium just before the Yankees played the Houston Astros for the second game of their doubleheader. Jeter was joined by fam...


WannaCry ransomware might attack 1,3 million computer systems

In a blog post Sunday, Brad Smith, Microsoft president and chief legal officer, said that the US espionage agency authored the software that was eventually st...


Cyberspace authority warns of ransomware attack

The ransomware, called WannaCry, locked down all the files on an infected computer and asked the computer's administrator to pay in order to regain control of t...


China hit by cyber virus, Europe warns of more attacks

Experts say it will be hard for them to replicate the conditions that allowed the so-called WannaCry ransomware to proliferate across the globe. He added: "He...


Windows 10 will restore OneDrive's best feature in the Fall Creators Update

If Microsoft does want to make Windows better, though, it should consider enhancing Cortana compatibility. This appears to be a super convenient feature for hom...


New Apple Watch Could Have Glucose Monitor, More

Now fans are already eager to know what the company's next move is for the upcoming Apple Watch 3. Our source indicates that Apple has hired 200 PhDs in the p...


Massive Ransomware Attack Has Slowed, But Probably Isn't Over Forever

In a blog post published on Sunday, Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, called out the USA government for "stockpiling" vulnerabilities...


Simple things you can do to protect against ransomware attacks

Large swathes of the NHS were paralysed by the cyber attack, which hit 200,000 victims in 150 countries around the world. Carmaker Renault said one of its F...


WannaCry ransomware infects a quarter million computers in 150 countries

In England, 48 National Health Service (NHS) trusts reported problems at hospitals, doctor surgeries or pharmacies, and 13 NHS organisations in Scotland were al...