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Cyber worm attack propels health funding to centre of British election campaign

Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, renewed his call for a "Digital Geneva Convention" in a blog post about the WannaCrypt attack and ...


These 2 New Android O Features Are Game Changers

Google Lens is a new Google product that works through a smartphone's camera pretty much the way Samsung's digital assistant, the non-starter Bixby, does. Goog...


India Issues Red Alert as WannaCry Ransomware Hits Sporadically

As our chart illustrates, the $300 ransom asked of users affected by the WannaCry attack is low compared to other attacks in recent years. At the same time ,...


Microsoft criticises NSA's role in the global cyber attack

The mysterious organization behind the theft of alleged NSA hacking tools is frustrated that no one has stepped up to buy back the data from them - some of whic...


Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning

Typical ransomware also generates a unique bitcoin account for each payment to make tracing hard. The longer the users wait, the higher the ransom money. Additi...


Microsoft says after WannaCry attack governments should end 'hoarding' security vulnerabilities

The average ransom across all attacks known to security software provider Symantec in 2016 was $1,007. Microsoft says government hoarding of hacking tools i...


Global computer virus likely to wreak more havoc

The effects were felt around the globe, disrupting computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in nations as diverse as Russi...


A 'Kill Switch' Is Slowing the Spread of Wannacry Ransomware

That's why companies are anxious to beef up security or combat potential infections, according to Aviv Grafi, the chief technology officer of Votiro, another ...


WannaCry ransomeware threat: Agencies on alert in Himachal Pradesh

The unprecedented WannaCry global cyber attack beginning on Friday has unleashed a new wave of criticism directed at the NSA. Attacks by WannaCry, also call...


Google's Android O Beta Program Launched

Instead of telling Google Home what to play, where, via which service, you could set up a shortcut where you just say "put X on" and Google will do the rest. ...


Google is bringing machine learning to job searches

New "visual responses" were also announced by Google which enable users to get the answers they receive from Home shown on a screen. For Google, this is the l...


Here's everything Google announced at its big I/O conference

This should help combat the criticism that Android has too many menus and is hard to navigate. For users, Instant Apps offer a few advantages. Notification...


The 8 coolest things we learnt from the Google I/O 2017 keynote

Google Assistant, which debuted previous year on Google's own hardware, is now available across more than 100 million devices. Android is the clear victor in th...


Google Announces New Google Home Features: Google I/O 2017

Pichai said that Google is rethinking its computational architecture to build "AI-first data centers". GE Appliances has announced a partnership with Google ...


Google's new Visual Positioning Service will guide you through indoor locations

That includes what Google is calling its Tango Visual Positioning Service (VPS ), a sort of AR GPS for the indoors. It's essentially a great tool to use at a...


Advanced Micro Devices Sharply Higher Amid Intel Chatter, Analyst Day

Here's a quick look at what's moving shares of AEO, SNDX, and AMD . The Return on Equity ratio of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . News headlines about Advanc...


5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

The latest virus attack last week exploits a flaw in a version of Microsoft Windows first identified by U.S. intelligence. In Britain, many hospitals and clin...


Anti-virus stocks rally with 'WannaCry' expected to hit again

Qihoo had previously said the attack had infected close to 30,000 organizations by Saturday evening, more than 4,000 of which were educational institutions. T...


Federal judges ask if travel ban is biased against Muslims

The court's three judges - Ronald Gould, Richard Paez, and Michael Hawkins - seemed to be aware of the unique nature of this case, Hawaii v. Trump. Katyal dis...


United States appeals court to review Trump revised travel ban

In issuing his decision blocking the ban in March, Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu cited what he called "significant and unrebutted evidence of religious animu...


Google Pixel 2: More powerful than the Galaxy S8 according to GeekBench

While the first two variants have been mostly the subject of rumors and speculations, the latest information leak is of Taimen, which was spotted on the benchma...


Google Assistant Coming To iPhone

Google is also adding more music and video services to Home. The most impressive one will be integration with the newly unveiled Google Lens feature, which us...


Senate Judiciary Wants Comey Memos

A US Senate panel investigating Russia's interference in America's elections and possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign team Wednesday reques...


Google Assistant For Android TV Launching This Year

In other words, we're talking about a ton of devices. It will be the default OS for all Android phones with less than 1GB of memory, and it includes lightweig...


Ransomware attack: Some ATMs remained shut across India to escape attack

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that will block access to your files unless you pay a ransom. Businesses that failed to update their Windows-...


European Union officials to evaluate airline laptop ban

The United Kingdom quickly followed with its own version of a ban. European Union aviation authorities will meet this week to consider the proposed laptop ban. ...


Beware of the Recent Cyberattack and Protect Your Photo Archive

Consumers and businesses who have updated to the most recent Microsoft Windows software are protected from WannaCry . The effects were felt across the glob...


Doctor's surgery is hit by cyber-attack

Cyber criminals targeted users in 150 nations, including the U.S., Russia, Brazil, Spain, and India, along with major government agencies, such as the U.K.'s Na...


North Korea Tests Missile That Comes Dangerously Close to Russian Federation

However, it is also the case that Beijing sees advantage in maintaining both the status quo and balance of power on the Korean Peninsula. He knows that there ...


Guernsey States 'unaffected' by the ransomware attack

He said it was unclear so far how it had started but ransomware generally spread via a few different methods. The latest virus exploits a flaw in Microso...


New variants of the NSA-derived cyberattack already spotted

Britain's National Health Services first sounded the ransomware alarm Friday. President Vladimir Putin denied Russian Federation, which has been accused of cy...


Android Studio 3.0 Will Bring Native Support for Kotlin

At its Google I/O 2017 developer conference, Google just announced that Android is getting official support for Kotlin programming language. The interested pe...


Android O Preview Features And Beta Announced At I/O 2017 Keynote

Hands-free calling aside, Amazon has already announced that push notifications are on the horizon, while Spotify has been part of the platform for some time. ...


Halle Berry posts nude photo on Instagram

Someone else commented, "This is why Miss Berry is consistently voted one of the most attractive women in the world". We all know Halle Berry has a rocking bo...


Nintendo 'Legend of Zelda' Coming To Smartphones, It's official

With the huge success of "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild", it is no surprise that Nintendo would look for the possibilities of expanding the series i...