Sci-tech

WannaCry ransomware may not attack Indian bank ATMs, says cyber security experts

Organizations are scrambling to apply the latest security patch to their computers to prevent the spread of the attack. "The governments of the world should...


Banks reinforce cyber defenses after global attack

May 15 Australia and New Zealand appeared to have escaped largely unscathed as they woke up for their first business day since a massive ransomware worm hit tho...


Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Announced for Switch, PS4, and PC

In celebration of Harvest Moon's 20th anniversary, Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, and Rising Star Games ...


Another Global Cyber Attack likely to hail on Monday after Ransomware

The Spanish government said several companies including Telefonica had been targeted in ransomware cyberattack that affected the Windows operating system of emp...


NASA Photographs Have Captured Bizarre Flashes Of Light Coming From Earth

Alexander Marshak, DSCOVR deputy project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, first noticed light flashes occasionally appe...


Hospital Trust 'remains vigilant' after cyber attack

The warning was echoed by Britain's National Cyber Security Centre: "As a new working week begins it is likely, in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, that furthe...


Vladimir Putin's Piano Performance Caught on Camera

Putin was captured on camera on Sunday sitting down at a grand piano and performing a few slightly hesitant chords of two popular Soviet-era compositions, "Mosc...


Worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service - minister

But as Asia woke up to the working week on Monday, leading Chinese security-software provider Qihoo 360 said "hundreds of thousands" of computers in the count...


ASUS to announce 3 new ZenFone series phones at Computex

So, this update will hit the Asus Zenfone 3 Max model ZC553KL and Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe model ZS550KL. Unfortunately, there's no changelog for the update, just ...


Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

Researchers warn, however, that the malware could be quickly re-written to avoid the fixes now in place and still infect computers that have not had software ...


Significance & Importance of the Day You

She'll always be with you , just as you will always be with your kids. I waited patiently, recognizing the signs of a mother in distress. Richa tells us, "...


WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

Europol said a special task force at its European Cybercrime Centre was "specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in s...


Check Out The New BMW M240i M Performance Edition

With M Performance Parts, BMW offers sports-oriented customers the opportunity to customise their cars according to their preferences. BMW has announced the M...


WRAPUP 6-Cyber attack's spread slows; security stocks gain

The ransomware attack has affected more than 200,000 victims in 150 countries, said Rob Wainwright, head of law enforcement agency Europol. Security experts say...


How to protect your business from future ransomware attacks

The hackers then demand $300 in order to release control of the files. But around 5 p.m. Friday he got a call to say his biopsy had been canceled as a resul...


North Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South

South Korean Defence Minister Han Min-koo told parliament Sunday's test-launch was "successful in flight". David Wright, co-director of the Global Security ...


Comey not anxious about Trump's tapes

But Spicer and his team have kept up regular briefings. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said Sessions and Rosenstein are involved in the int...


Govt activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

The U.K. government's cyber office put it succinctly: "T$3 he way these attacks work means that compromises of machines and networks that have already occurred ...


'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

Outpatient appointments, diagnostic tests and routine operations will all be cancelled. Thousands of computer systems could be at risk from Friday's global cy...


India, Pakistan to battle Jadhav death penalty at ICJ

Lawyer Khawar Qureshi, also appearing for Pakistan, subsequently argued that the ICJ is not a criminal court and can not decide such type of cases relating to n...


Maruti Suzuki Dzire launched at Rs. 5.45 lakh

The diesel AGS (Auto gear shift) variant is priced from 7.76 lakh, 8.52 lakh and 9.41 lakh for the ZDi +. The all-new Dzire shares the same new HEARTECT...


Governments, businesses worldwide brace for new ransomware attacks

The recent worldwide malware/ransomware attack provides an object lesson in not helping the government hack into devices or providing it with technological work...


Blood tests "unavailable" at four hospitals after NHS cyber attack

Some researchers have already uncovered two new variants of the ransomware, which hint at the possibility of further attacks. The ransomware attack exploits a...


Cyber-security experts bracing themselves for new computer virus attacks

But computers and networks that hadn't updated their systems were still at risk. Brad Smith, Microsoft president and chief legal officer, said in a blog po...


WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack is a 'wake-up call', says Microsoft

Unlike former malware cases which is localised to a single computer, WannaCry exploits the operating system's vulnerabilities and spreads it across PCs in the...


Dumfries and Galloway NHS hit in cyber attack

Hospitals across England and Scotland were crippled by the global attack on Friday after a ransomware virus infiltrated dozens of NHS organisations' computer ...


Intel Core i9 benchmarks: Core i7-7920X with 12C/24T

The total cache on this behemoth is 16.5 MB (L3). TechCrunch suggested that users will only be able to use it in a desktop computer, and that the price coul...


Get ready for a possible 'second wave' of that massive global cyberattack

The attacks used to only be able to target one machine at a time. The assault, which began Friday and was being described as the biggest-ever cyber ransom a...


Europol says cyberattack that hit NHS is 'biggest in history and unique'

The spread of the attack appears to have been thwarted by private cybersecurity researchers who identified and triggered the malware's "kill switch", which halt...


Fitbit Inc (FIT) Stock Could Reclaim Its Crown as Soon as Q2

Over the last three months, insiders sold 592,537 shares of company stock valued at $3,554,416. Several other research firms have also recently commented on F...


FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

The fear is that more computers will become infected around the world when business users start up their computers after the weekend. "We are running around...


South Korea, US agree to hold summit in late June

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, front right, shakes hands with Matt Pottinger, left, Special Assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump and National Security ...


Top Security Firms Confirm That North Korea Behind 'WannaCry' Global Cyber Attack

The British government denied allegations that lax cybersecurity in the financially stretched, state-funded health service had helped the attack spread. Britain...


Apple iPhone 8 to launch in September, on sale in October

The list of suppliers includes Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), battery supplier Simplo Technology, and substrate-like PCB manufacturers Zhe...


Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile

The UN Security Council has unanimously condemned North Korea's latest missile test and warned of new sanctions . "The members of the Security Council agre...