Sci-tech

US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster

Moon, a left-of-center candidate, has criticized his predecessors and Washington , DC for an overreliance on sanctions and pressure tactics. Moon made his co...


Researcher Open Sources WannaKey Tool That Cracks WannaCry Ransomware Encryption

But Russia was among the hardest hit, with the attack exposing security flaws in some of its largest institutions. The two researchers said they did not want ...


Google Pixel 2 Rumors, News, Specs, Price, Release Date

As reported last month , Google inked several deals with PayPal (and banks) to advance its Android Pay, and this latest partnership expands it even more. With ...


What we now know about the global cyberattack

Cybersecurity experts said the spread of the virus dubbed WannaCry - "ransomware" which locked up more than 200,000 computers - had slowed, but the respite mi...


Protecting Windows-Based Computers From WannaCry Ransomware

But at about the same, other parts of the USA government were busy developing cyber-weapons that would eventually be used, to great effect, against hospitals wo...


Wannacry cyber attack compromised Russian banks in isolated cases

WannaCry infected more than 300,000 computers with ransomware, and the malware's most unsafe feature wasn't even the fact that it encrypted the user's personal...


French researchers claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

Put greater preventative measures in place . Nicolas Godier, a researcher at the computer security firm told AFP, "It uses the hacking tools recently disclose...


Google Releases Second Android O Developer Preview-Everything You Need to Know

Google I/O 2017 , world's biggest developer conference was commenced in California. It would be more interesting to see how it overtakes iMessage via voice cont...


HTC unveils new flagship smartphone

The handset comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage , there is also a 6GB and 128GB storage version for some global markets, both devices feature a microSD...


Google opens Android Instant Apps SDK to all developers

This is actually a bit different than the traditional SafetyNet checks that most of us are used to. Lens uses AI to identify images viewed through a phone. Anot...


South Korea warns high chance of clashes with North

The UN Security Council "strongly condemned the most recent ballistic missile launches" conducted by North Korea on April 28 and May 13, the 15-nation UN body...


Belt and Road in Southeast Asia: Beyond the fanfare

Construction on the line, which would have been the fourth in the network connecting Turkmenistan to China and would have traversed Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and ...


President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh

He was greeted by Saudi Arabia's King Salman and children bearing flowers. He is expected to have an audience with King Salman; Saudi Arabia's Crown Princ...


Doomsday Arctic seed vault 'breached after permafrost melts'

The vault holds a growing collection of New Zealand seeds, protecting the country's agriculture industry from loss of plant species if war, disease or disaster ...


Africa least hit by WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

There are a number of ways, including opening attachments or links in phishing emails or downloading legitimate-looking programmes that contain the malware. "I ...


Seoul, US willing to engage N. Korea in 'right conditions'

Haley said the US and China have been working on "a unified plan" on how to approach North Korea that would include stronger implementation of existing sanctio...


Arctic Nations May Confront U.S. on Climate Change

Trump, for his part, has voiced skepticism about climate change, which he's referred to in the past as a "Chinese hoax ". "We're going to work to make the righ...


Google introduces Android Go

This latest system will allow you to buy things - both inside apps and on websites - using your Google account. And I returned mine without even opening the b...


Microsoft blames U.S. stockpiled vulnerability for ransomware attack

Victims ranged from British hospitals that had to send scheduled surgery patients home to electronic billboards in Thailand and the Russian Foreign Ministry ...


Google prepping Android Pay expansion, support for sending money to friends

Google Assistant is on more than 100 million devices after being on the market for slightly more than six months and now is trying to invade new territory with...


Google officially launches Google Assistant for iPhone

It tracks phones, tablets, and Android Wear devices associated with your Google account and shows stats like battery capacity, Wi-Fi status, and last known lo...


You'll Soon be Able to Send Someone Money With Google Assistant

The so-called blob emojis of Android were first introduced in Android 4.4 KitKat, and they have barely changed since then. Everyone's favorite voice-powered...


Security experts find clues to ransomware worm's lingering risks

Its victims have included Britain's National Health Service , universities in China and Germany's train system. Usually, the targets of ransomware attacks pr...


WannaCry virus primarily targeted Windows 7 computers

The ransomware , also known as " WannaCry " demands $300 in Bitcoin to unlock encrypted files and threatens users to permanently delete them for failure of p...


Sophos has egg on its face after ransomware attack

WannaCry exploits a Windows vulnerability codenamed EternalBlue , which has been patched by Microsoft in an update deployed on March 14. Victims have to c...


Roger Ailes Had Strong Roots In Native Ohio, Friends Say

He developed blood clots from a fall he took in his $36 million Palm Beach mansion. The Ohio-born television pioneer was a confidante of presidents and an ack...


Microsoft Blasts the CIA and NSA for "Stockpiling" Software Vulnerabilities

A unsafe new ransomware called "WannaCry" made waves recently, affecting roughly 200,000 systems in more than 150 countries worldwide. Russia's Interior Minis...


Second wave of ransomware attack targeting out-of-date Windows machines under way

In a blog post , Microsoft admonished governments around the world for keeping software vulnerabilities to themselves, instead of reporting them to the develo...


Nex Machina out on June 20, includes local co-op

Alienation , the last game the studio put out, initially launched without the feature, barring co-operative play to online connections only. That's right, you c...


Researchers, Alaskans urge Tillerson to support Paris Agreement, climate change research

Trump had repeatedly mocked climate change as a " hoax " and " very expensive ... bullsh*t ", but scientists say the Arctic will continue to feel the brunt of c...


In Key GST Meet Held In Kashmir, Government's Political Message

While Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh reportedly is seeking zero levy on "puja samagri" instead of the proposed 18 per cent, Kerala's Finance Minister Thomas ...


Times Square auto crash driver Richard Rojas 'heard voices'

A witness who was walking along 42nd Street told dpa she had to physically leap out of the way to avoid being hit by the driver as the vehicle came down 7th Ave...


Signs warn of Lyme disease carrying ticks in Windsor Great Park

Bhatia said you want to save the tick so if you develop symptoms, it can be tested. He is also a part of The Tick Project , which is testing environmental in...


Spotify acquires Niland for AI-based music recommendations

The Swedish digital music service company added that the French music AI startup shares its passion for suggesting the right content to the right user at the ri...


Paul Clement: Spurs sting should sway Sigurdsson to stick with Swans

Everton were interested in signing Sigurdsson last summer and his nine goals and 13 assists this season is unlikely to have cooled their interest. With Ever...