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Author: 0 Worldwide ransomware attacks: What we know

Putin said Russian Federation was not behind the attack. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Mr Smith wrote. Riverbank IT Management managing director Malcolm Newdick said: "Last week's ransomware attack was the most unsafe malware attack we have seen". So far not many people had paid the ransoms the virus demands, he said.

Author: 0 USA should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

Europol chief Rob Wainwright said more than 200,000 victims had been hit in more than 150 countries . The attack was one of the largest ransomware attacks in history. US President Donald Trump on Friday night ordered his homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, to convene an "emergency meeting" to assess the threat posed by the global attack, a senior administration official told Reuters.

Author: 0 Experts vow to catch cyber criminals before second attack

Around 45 NHS organisations in England and Scotland, including hospitals, family doctor surgeries, and health services, were hit in the cyber attack which prevented doctors, nurses and staff from accessing vital patient information. "We never comment on the different systems, obviously for reasons of security, that our submarines use but our vanguard submarines I can absolutely assure you, are safe and operate in isolation when they are out on patrol, and I have complete confidence in our ...

Author: 0 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

He added that the rate of infection has slowed over the weekend. While you won't be able to recover your files since the last backup, without paying the ransom, you can get at older files that are critical to business operation and continuity.

Author: 0 Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek's start

In light of the recent WannaCry (WannaCrypt) ransomware attacks, which saw an NSA-owned virus stolen and used in an attack that brought United Kingdom hospitals to its knees, Microsoft has issued a asking for "a new Digital Geneva Convention " to avoid the hoarding of malicious vulnerabilities by government agencies.

Medicine Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare
Author: 0 Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare

The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center, a nonprofit group providing support in computer attacks, said 2,000 computers at 600 locations in Japan were reported affected. "Any computer that has been infected should not be trusted", adds Savvides. It said just over 1 percent of all visitors in the past three months were running Windows XP or Vista.

Medicine How to avoid the ransomware attack
Author: 0 How to avoid the ransomware attack

After an emergency government meeting Saturday in London, Britain's home secretary said one in five of 248 National Health Service trusts had been hit. The initial demand was for $300 in bitcoins, but it now has gone up to $600 worth of the currency, Gazeley said. Other reports put that number as high as 200,000.

Author: 0 Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

Trump said in an interview with NBC News on Thursday that he had already made a decision to fire Comey on his own and discounted the recommendations from Sessions and Rosenstein, even though in his letter firing Comey he specifically referred to Rosenstein's rationale.

Author: 0 Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Sangamo Biosciences Inc. (SGMO)

It is caused by mutations in the F8 gene which encodes Factor VIII clotting protein that helps the blood clot and stop bleeding when blood vessels are injured. The business had revenue of $3.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.14 million. Sangamo Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 45.02% and a negative net margin of 388.23%.

Medicine Chargers release starting LG Orlando Franklin
Author: 0 Chargers release starting LG Orlando Franklin

Fluker and offensive tackle King Dunlap. He was scheduled to make $7.6 million with the Chargers this year, who at present are looking at a $4.8 million dead cap hit with his release. Still, Coach Anthony Lynn hasn't shown much inclination to heap praise on the youngsters. "He's going to have to compete like everybody else". The Chargers moved him to left guard, and he started all 16 games in 2016, but as Schefter indicated, he was deemed too expensive for the team as they head to Los Angeles.

Author: 0 Follow CERT-In instructions on WannaCry attack: RBI to banks

Over the weekend, the ransomware has hit systems in more than 150 countries, including Russian Federation and the United Kingdom, in one of the most widespread cyber attacks in history. The effects were felt across the globe, with Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica, FedEx Corp.in the USA and French carmaker Renault all reporting disruptions.

Author: 0 No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister

The worm was thought to have been halted on Saturday after its Friday release , but cybersecurity experts warned of a wider impact as more employees turned on their computers and checked e-mails at the beginning of the new week. "I still expect another to pop up and be fully operational", Kalember said. The governments of the world need to treat Friday's cyber attack as a wake up call and take a different approach to prevent cyber attacks, writes Brad Smith, President and Chief ...

Medicine Second case of Ebola virus confirmed by WHO
Author: 0 Second case of Ebola virus confirmed by WHO

But last Friday, a case of the disease was confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Three deaths have been reported among nine suspected cases of the Ebola virus since April 22 in the Likati health zone, with a fatality rate of 33.3 percent, according to a government report on Thursday.

Author: 0 Buhari promises support for freed Chibok girls

A government official said five Boko Haram commanders were freed to secure the release of the schoolgirls. The girls will be received by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Sunday, a statement was quoted as saying by BBC . The April 2014 abduction by Boko Haram brought the extremist group's rampage in northern Nigeria to world attention and began years of heartbreak for the families of the missing schoolgirls.

Author: 0 Sheffield Wednesday - Championship Football - 14 May 2017

The second leg of the Championship semi-final tie between Wednesday and Huddersfield will be at the Hillsborough Stadium on Wednesday evening. David Wagner's revolution at Huddersfield Town is an admirable one but fellow Yorkshire club Sheffield Wednesday continue to be a bogey team.

Author: 0 On Israel, Is Trump Losing The ZOA's Morton Klein?

Israel captured east Jerusalem - claimed by Palestinians for the capital of a future independent state - from Jordan in 1967 and annexed it, a move not internationally recognized. The most recent waiver signed by President Barack Obama expires June 1. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' opposition to the move is known to Trump , and the positions of the Arab leaders he's met are no secret, either.

Medicine Sunny, warm and breezy today; chance of showers
Author: 0 Sunny, warm and breezy today; chance of showers

Tonight - Mostly cloudy with a low around 67 and south winds gusting as high as 20-25 miles per hour. Tuesday - Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Thursday should be partly sunny, with a high near 72 and southwest winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour, gusting as high as 25 miles per hour. Breezy.

Medicine Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest
Author: 0 Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov 2nd in Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal will now host the contest next year. The European Commission on Monday congratulated Portuguese Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) victor, Salvador Sobral , noting his experience in the Erasmus student exchange programme. But this year's Russian entrant, Yuliya Samoylova, was blocked from competing by Ukraine because she had toured in Crimea after Russia's 2014 annexation of the peninsula.

Author: 0 Trusts were told about security patch last month — NHS cyberattack

Russian Federation said its banking system was among the victims of the attacks, along with the railway system, although it added that no problems were detected. At least one strain of the ransomware has proven especially vicious. National Cyber Security Advisor Gulshan Rai, who works out of the Prime Minister's Office, said, "There are about a 100 systems attacked in India and as of now there are no more threats", according to a Times of India report published late Saturday night.

Medicine Trump honors fallen police, vows to reduce violence
Author: 0 Trump honors fallen police, vows to reduce violence

He is the coordinator for Wisconsin's Law Enforcement Death Response, or LEDR Team, called whenever an officer is killed , to offer counseling and any support family and friends need. Although law enforcement isn't the occupation that suffers the most deaths, Rogers said, the danger frequently associated with the job coupled with the fact that young people strive to be officers speaks volumes about officer's dedication to the community.

Medicine Firefighters report multiple deaths in blaze at Akron home
Author: 0 Firefighters report multiple deaths in blaze at Akron home

Tony Huggins' younger brother Dennis Huggins died in a fire in his home at 693 Fultz Street early Monday morning along with Dennis Huggins' girlfriend Angela Boggs and five of their children ranging in ages from 1 to 14. "You can never rule out the possibility of arson", said Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker. The house sat at the top of a winding street in a neighborhood of mostly two-story clapboard houses.

Author: 0 Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

By moving to the left, Labour has cleared the way for May to put her stamp on the centre ground of British politics and appeal for traditional supporters of the opposition party who backed leaving the European Union. The Labour leader will repeat the party's pledge to lift the 1% pay cap for public sector workers that has restrained nurses' wages. Labour said in total the plans represent a cash boost of £37 billion for the English NHS across the course of the Parliament.

Author: 0 Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks

The company was forced to issue patch security updates for Windows XP, Windows 8 and Server 2003, operating systems it has long since stopped issuing updates for, in an effort to protect the users still insisting on running them. Smith then likened the severity of the scenario to the "U.S. military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". "This most recent attack represents a completely unintended but disconcerting link between the two most serious forms of cybersecurity threats ...

Author: 0 At least one Australian firm hit by global cyber attack

Experts said India is vulnerable as a large number of computers in the country run the Microsoft's older operating systems like XP, and have not been updated yet. A large-scale worldwide investigation has been launched as police attempt to identify the perpetrators of the attack. In August 2016, a group calling itself The Shadow Brokers began posting materials from that stolen cache of programs online.

Medicine Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks
Author: 0 Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

The House Republican's repeal-and-replace bill would have a devastating effect on every family facing serious illness by repealing the essential benefits provisions in the Affordable Care Act, allowing insurance companies to reinstate annual and lifetime caps.

Medicine Georgia prepares to carry out its first execution this year
Author: 0 Georgia prepares to carry out its first execution this year

Ledford's lawyers call the situation an "unworkable standard", given that he has no option to seek an alternative form of execution despite the US Supreme Court ruling. If conducted as planned, the execution will be the first in the Peach State this year. A convicted murderer on death row in Georgia is asking to be put to death by firing squad because he believes lethal injection will be too painful for him.

Author: 0 Cyber attack 'wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

That's why it's called ransomware. The systems using Windows XP was particularly seen vulnerable to the malware. The software tools to create the attack were revealed in April among a trove of NSA spy tools that were either leaked or stolen.

Medicine WannaCry ransomware: is the NSA to blame?
Author: 0 WannaCry ransomware: is the NSA to blame?

Director Dennis So said the systems were not connected to the malls' or tenants' networks. Security experts remained cautious, however, and stressed there was a continuing threat. The crippling effects of WannaCry highlight a problem that experts have long known about, and one that appears to have hit developing countries harder.

Medicine Boy overdoses on cannabis-infused gummy candy, police say
Author: 0 Boy overdoses on cannabis-infused gummy candy, police say

After eating some of the sour gummies, the boy suffered from the effects of THC and was taken to the hospital, according to police. "The child saw candy and did what most children would have done", said Ramapo Police Lt. The boy was treated and released. Police told WCBS that Zagelbaum permitted his son to be alone in the auto, where the sweets were located. Police say there may be additional charges added.

Author: 0 Sophos guidance on WannaCry ransomware

A GP surgery in Burntisland was temporarily affected by the attack this morning. Smith goes on to say that governments of the world "should treat this attack as a wake-up call", and reiterates that a similar approach is needed to the treatment of conventional weapons.

Author: 0 The WannaCry ransomware attack has spread to 150 countries

Security experts said it appeared to be caused by a self-replicating piece of software that enters companies when employees click on email attachments, then spreads quickly as employees share documents. The political fallout from the attack escalated over the weekend as both Labour and the Lib Dems blamed the crisis in the health service on the government's failure to upgrade hospital computers.

Author: 0 Growing global cyberattack hits 200000 victims so far

Experts and governments alike warn against ceding to the demands and Wainwright said few victims so far have been paying up. Wainwright said he was anxious that the ransomware attack might spread further once people return to work on Monday, May 15, and log on to their computers.

Author: 0 Cyber attack: Ransomware and all you need to know about its dangers

Europol Director Rob Wainwright told ITV's Peston on Sunday programme the attack was unique in that the ransomware was used in combination with "a worm functionality" so the infection spread automatically. More than 100 countries were hit by the cyberattacks, and among those affected were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry , the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the U.S.

Author: 0 Australia and NZ largely escape global cyber attack

The IT systems at 10 GP practices across Tayside, which operate independently of NHS Tayside's systems, were affected by the attack. "We are among the first responders to attacks on the internet and we're working comprehensively to address cybersecurity threats", Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft said .

Medicine Ransomware Cyber attack threat escalating: Europol
Author: 0 Ransomware Cyber attack threat escalating: Europol

Europol Director Rob Wainwright told ITV's Peston on Sunday programme that what was unique about the attack was that the ransomware was used in combination with "a worm functionality" so the infection spread automatically. He began analyzing a sample of the malicious software and noticed its code included a hidden web address that wasn't registered. He said tech companies, customers and the government need to "work together" to protect against attacks.

Author: 0 The US wants to ban electronics on Board the aircraft

The injunction was issued after USA intelligence officials allegedly discovered terrorist organisations, namely Islamic State, were developing a bomb that could be hidden in portable electronic devices . Jeffrey Price, an aviation-security expert at Metropolitan State University of Denver, said the original ban focused on certain countries because their equipment to screen carry-on bags is not as effective as machines in the U.S.

Author: 0 WannaCry ransomware not to impact Indian ATMs much: RS Prasad

According to reports, Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are highly vulnerable to such malware attacks as they presently run on old version of Microsoft's Windows operating system, making a software security patch update a necessary exercise.

Author: 0 Houthi rebels declare state of emergency over cholera outbreak

A man is treated for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa , Yemen. To avert any major disaster from occurring due to the outbreak of the diarrheal disease, Yemen's health ministry has urged humanitarian organisations and aid donors to help it deal with the epidemic.

Medicine Osinbajo can sign 2017 Appropriation Bill in Buhari's absence - Rep
Author: 0 Osinbajo can sign 2017 Appropriation Bill in Buhari's absence - Rep

The Lord shall keep President Buhari to fulfill his mission in Nigeria. "But Nigerians need to worry more about lose money being discovered at every corner and as well bother about speedy trials of pending celebrated corruption trials that seem not ending even as this administration is half its tenure", Olulade said.

Author: 0 Israel urges US to transfer embassy to Jerusalem

Officials are also considering a lesser announcement outlining a United States vision for the future of Jerusalem as Israel's capital without taking any immediate action, created to help Trump save face on his campaign pledge. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's branded Jordan's response as "outrageous", demanding that "Jordan must condemn terror attacks in Israel". Also on Sunday, Education Minister Naftali Bennett echoed Netanyahu's sentiment, saying the embassy move would help peace ...

Medicine I'm here to redefine things: Irrfan Khan
Author: 0 I'm here to redefine things: Irrfan Khan

Asked for his stance on whether Pakistani artistes should be allowed to work in India or not, the Life of Pi star responded, "I will take a stand when there will be responsible people around. "I think the flaw is in most of the places, it's not just about India". The film will be helmed by the co-partner of Big Beach Mark Turtletaub. Puzzle is an adaptation of the Argentine film Rompecabezas which released in 2010.

Medicine Hamilton wins thrilling Spanish Grand Prix
Author: 0 Hamilton wins thrilling Spanish Grand Prix

Bottas was set for third before his engine blew on lap 39 promoting Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - a huge 73 seconds behind Hamilton - onto the podium. Hamilton pitted during the virtual safety vehicle period, effectively undercutting Vettel. "They did a wonderful job with the strategy and the pit stops".

Medicine Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic
Author: 0 Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned attacks against the civilian population and the United Nations in Central African Republic (CAR), urging authorities to investigate and bring those responsible to justice, said a UN statement on Sunday.

Author: 0 Foreign property investors hit hard in Australian budget

Instead it seriously antagonised a Treasurer looking for a swift, neat, way to sweep billions off his budget deficit. The Medicare levy has also been raised from 2 to 2.5 per cent to pay for Labor's National Disability Insurance Scheme, which will be fully rolled out by 2020, a raise that will impact almost every taxpayer.

Author: 0 Nigerian Government urges calm after new Ebola outbreak

DR Congo's health ministry on Friday confirmed the outbreak of an Ebola epidemic in its northern region. Health officials are investigating 17 other suspected cases, Dr. The 1,400-kilometer (870-mile) route from Kinshasa to Likati is remote and isolated with limited transportation networks, requiring two to three days of travel.

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