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Don't click: What is the 'ransomware' WannaCry worm?

At least one Australian business has fallen victim to the ransomware attack and there are investigations into two other reports, the federal government says. ...


'WannaCry' impact not so serious in India, says govt

Google declined to comment. He found similarities between code found within WannaCry - the software used in the hack - and other tools believed to have been...


Gov vetoes almost $68 million from new budget

Most state agencies will receive another half-a-percent cut to their budgets, including the University of Nebraska system, state colleges, and community college...


200000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states, Europol chief says

A British cyber whiz was hailed an "accidental hero" after he registered a domain name that unexpectedly stopped the spread of the virus, which exploits a vulne...


Future cyberattacks will be more complex

The indiscriminate attack began Friday and struck banks, hospitals and government agencies, exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer opera...


Ransomware Attack Hit 200000 Victims In 150 Countries

Wainwright has acknowledged that Europol is actively collaborating with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and other worldwide law enforcement agencies as...


Cyberattack hits at least 200000 victims in 150 countries

Organisations across the globe, including investigators from the National Crime Agency (NCA), are now working non-stop to hunt down those responsible for the r...


Honesty Company recalls wipes over possible mold

The affected products were distributed in the United States and Canada, and can be purchased as individual packs or in Honest Diaper Cakes, Baby Basics Gift Set...


The Global Hacker Attack Is Expected To Hit Countries Again Today

A report in The Guardian yesterday said the attack had hit systems in 99 countries. China and Japan have both fallen victim to the global "ransomware" cyber ...


Wannacry Hits 200000 In 150 Countries

Many of those victims will be businesses, including large corporations. "The global reach is unprecedented", Wainwright says. Oliver Gower, of the National ...


Korean gov't computers safe from WannaCry attack

Officials urged companies and organisations to update their Microsoft operating systems immediately to ensure networks aren't still vulnerable to more powerful ...


WannaCry 2.0: Get Ready For a New Round of Ransomware Attacks

Labour's shadow health secretary, Jonathan Ashworth, in a letter to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, said concerns were repeatedly flagged about outdated computer ...


Area man shown in road rage video arrested

Another driver caught the heated confrontation on cell phone video. In the video, Starowicz is seen yelling at the driver of the van that rear-ended him. Troope...


Florida middle school drama teacher caught performing sex act on student

Pamela Stigger , 33, was caught by deputies in a auto with a 15-year-old boy around 2 a.m.in Tamarac, shortly after engaging in sexual acts with him, police sai...


Trump vastly expands anti-abortion policy

That's because the difference here is that in previous versions of the Mexico City Policy, the funds only applied to family-planning assistance provided by USAI...


Sophos shares surge after WannaCry cyber security hack

Under current laws, they don't have to report the flaws to the company at risk. Around a fifth of trusts were hit, with six still affected 24 hours later, ami...


How you can protect yourself against the ransomware attack

The software holds users hostage by freezing their computers, encrypting their data and demanding money through online bitcoin payment - US$300 at first, rising...


Sheriff: South Carolina man charged with murder, kidnapping

The Bennettsville man also was charged with kidnapping and the possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime in connection to Iyana's disappea...


Trump considers moving embassy to Jerusalem

The US president will start his first ever foreign tour by visiting the Saudi capital on Friday and then will leave for Israel on Monday. Although the battle ...


NHS cyber attack: Two hospitals still diverting patients

The WannaCry ransomware appears to only attack unpatched computers running Windows 10. "The truth is, if you're going to cut infrastructure budgets and if you...


Secret tunnel found in Mexican prison

In the escape, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is seen sitting inside the cell and suddenly disappearing after walking to the side. The secret tunnel found by autho...


How To Protect Yourself From WannaCry Ransomware?

It demands users pay $ 300 worth of cryptocurrency Bitcoin to retrieve their files, though it warns that the payment will be raised after a certain amount of ti...


Putin warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after latest missile launch

To actually deliver such a missile, Pyongyang would have to have advanced technology in both miniaturizing its nuclear weapons as well as in protecting a nuclea...


What Do Analysts Say About Sangamo Biosciences Inc. (SGMO)

Sangamo Therapeutics posted earnings per share of ($0.38) during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 26.3%...


F1 Spanish GP: Vettel explains 'common passion' shared with Hamilton

It was expected that Hamilton would pit on the following lap, but the British driver was told to stay out as Mercedes switched up their strategy. Bottas had a...


Australian conservative government to raise taxes on five biggest banks

The Treasurer has jettisoned decades of conservative fiscal orthodoxy around deficits and, particularly, debt. The government takes on the banks at their peri...


Cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen kills 115

In a statement, the Houthi-run health ministry said it was "unable to contain this disaster" and launched an appeal for help from global humanitarian organisati...


MI has 10th biggest drug problem in United States, report says

Washington D.C. had the biggest problem with drugs, while Idaho ranked as the cleanest state . It was the only Midwest state to make the top ten list for its...


Cyber attack hits 200000 in 150 countries

The cyberattack paralyzed computers that run Britain's hospital network, Germany's national railway and scores of other companies and government agencies worldw...


Ebola Confirmed in DRC, MSF to Launch Emergency Intervention

The visit follows notification by the DRC Government of an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Likati health zone, Bas Uele Province, in the northern part of t...


Cyber attack cases could increase as people return to work

Among infected victims are a large number of workstations at UK National Health Service ( NHS ) hospitals. Governments and computer experts girded Monday for ...


Microsoft says WannaCrypt attack a wake-up call

To decode the files, the hackers were asking for $300 in ransom. Experts have now detected new WannaCry strains, which hint that attackers have been rolling...


Cyber attack spreads across 74 countries

A young cybersecurity researcher has been credited with helping to halt the spread of the global ransomware cyberattack by accidentally activating a so-called "...


Vettel still confident despite Hamilton's win at Spanish GP

Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton on Sunday secured his second win of the 2017 Formula One World Championship in a drama-filled Spanish Grand Prix. "I think it wa...


Tillerson: Trump weighs impact of embassy move on peace

During his election campaign, US President Donald Trump promised to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, whose status is one of the thorniest issues of ...