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Ransomware hackers say they will dump data on North Korea nukes

Microsoft had already patched the vulnerabilities prior to the attack, but because many organisations had not updated their software, they remained vulnerable. ...


Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

Mr Hutchins, from the south coast of England, discovered a so-called "kill switch" that slowed the unprecedented outbreak on Friday . He then spent the next th...


USA private equity firms bid for Australia newspaper empire

Fairfax said in a statement that its board would invite both bidders to conduct due diligence in order to establish whether an acceptable binding transaction ca...


Trump's National Security Advisor: WannaCry Attack 'Under Control'

Other countries and companies affected in a major way include FedEx, Russia's interior ministry, Japanese companies Hitachi and Nissan and Renault, the French a...


Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

On average, analysts expect that Chico's FAS will report full year earnings of $0.93 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.82 to $0...


Volvo announces local assembly for India; XC90 to be first model

The brand will announce other models that will be assembled locally later. For the said local assembly operations, Volvo Cars India will be using the existing...


Grassley, Feinstein ask for Comey memos

Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, disagreed and said an independent commission needs to be called in. Comey's bombshell account of the February conversat...


WannaCry Ransomware: Cyber-Attacks Could Spark Lawsuits, But Not Against Microsoft

For individuals, Goldstuck said: "You can not delay software updates to save data". It operates by encrypting a computer system and demanding a ransom to rele...


Chinese state media says US should take some blame for WannaCry cyberattack

In the Tuesday letter, they said they weren't "interested in stealing grandmothers' retirement money", but wanted to send a message to the Equation Group, a h...


Microsoft's (MSFT) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co

They now have a $60.00 price objective on the software giant's stock. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on MSFT. Pacific Crest restated a ...


Cyber chaos may grow at workweek's start

The effects were felt across the globe, with Britain's National Health Service, Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica, FedEx Cor...


Cyber attack concern for rural Global Positioning System and practices

The message in the attack demanded payment of US$300 in Bitcoin within three days; if not, the ransom was to double; by the seventh day and if no ransom was pai...


JC Penney Company Inc (JCP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts

The firm has a market cap of $1.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 1533.33 and a beta of 0.69. J C Penney Company (NYSE: JCP ) last issued its quarterly earnings resu...


Google's faster new Android offers picture-in-picture

Google representatives didn't go too deep into new details about the software. That's typically limited to high-end systems such as the Oculus Rift from Faceboo...


Google to rival voice assistant Siri on iPhones

Google is aiming to cut boot times in half with Android O, and all apps should get a noticeable speed boost just by upgrading to the new operating system. Tod...


Bill English reveals likely North Korea cyber attacks on New Zealand

North Korea has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally, calling them legitimate self-defense. Securi...


Android O Will Be Getting New Emojis

The company is also gaining traction with its photo app, which now reaches 500 million users regularly, Pichai said. Despite already having a couple of phone-...


Gambhir guides Knight Riders past Sunrisers at 1:30am

Hyderabad skipper David Warner top-scored with 37 runs but all Hyderabad batsmen struggled to get quick runs against KKR's measured performance on the field. ...


Amazon's New Echo Show Gives Alexa a Touch Screen

Echo show measures 187x187x90mm and weighs 2.4 Pound with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n networks along with Bluetooth. The more you use Alexa , the more she adapts t...


US Congressmen call for Donald Trump impeachment on House floor

According to the New York Times , Mr Comey had a habit of drafting these memos after any conversations with the president. Mr Trump minced no words in his fina...


Google Home will soon be able to make voice calls

That feature is already common on Apple devices, whose users can watch videos in a small window in the background while using other apps . "From the beginnin...


Pirated Windows led to WannaCry's spread in China and Russia

The attack started Friday and has affected computers in more than 150 countries, including severe disruptions at Britain's National Health Service. The attack...


Google introduces standalone VR headsets, Android Go, new photo tools

It will first be available as part of Google's voice-controlled digital assistant - which bears the straightforward name " Google Assistant " - and Photos app. ...


Google Assistant Will Analyze What Your iPhone's Camera Is Pointed At

And for developers, the company has come out with a new feature called Vitals, which will allow them to discover potential issues with ther applications that ca...


Google I/O conference opens, product announcements expected

These devices will automatically get Android Go instead of the full version. "Where is the nearest fish and chip shop?", will bring up a slew of local fisheri...


EU Commission set to fine Facebook for misleading on WhatsApp takeover

The European Commission has been probing the 2014 deal for the past six months, and a potentially stiff fine would send a message to other companies in the same...


At a Glance: Some of Google's new features seem … familiar

One of the easiest places to see these changes is in the completely overhauled Settings app . This should help combat the criticism that Android has too many m...


WannaCry ransomwar cyber-attack: Your questions answered

For all the worldwide chaos they have caused, the ransomware attack's perpetrators have reportedly made little more than less than $70,000, according to Tom B...


US governors work Senate as new power brokers in Obamacare repeal

Medicaid spending caps as proposed under the AHCA would eliminate open-ended federal funding, which now guarantees payment of 61 percent of Florida's program ...


Microsoft Points Finger at NSA in Ransomware Outbreak

All supported versions of Windows with Windows Update and Windows Defender running are impacted by this vulnerability - including Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and ...


With Android O, you may never have to download another app again

Google also introduced Google Play Protect - a comprehensive set of security services for Android devices - at the I/O conference . This new operating syst...


Google Assistant to feature on Apple's iPhones

Google didn't offer anything in the way of benchmark comparisons, except to say that the TPU2 smokes IBM's Deep Blue, a computer that's about 20 years old - a c...


Trump will not announce promised embassy move during Israel trip

Trump is expected to visit Israel on Monday where he will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then travel to Bethlehem the next day for a meeting...


WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack: Why Indian banks, ATMs remain unaffected by malware?

Over the weekend, the government had alerted relevant stakeholders across public and private sectors to secure computer systems as prescribed in the advisory is...


UP Legislative Assembly to convene its first session today

Opposition MLAs flung paper balls at Governor Ram Naik and marshals frantically deflected the projectiles with files as the opening day of the maiden session of...