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Author: 0 45000 cyber attacks carried out in 74 countries: Kaspersky Lab

The UK's National Crime Agency's Oliver Gower said: "Cyber criminals may believe they are anonymous but we will use all the tools at our disposal to bring them to justice". Computers in A&E wards, GP surgeries and other vital services were thought to have been infected with the virus. "You're only safe if you patch ASAP", he wrote on Twitter.

Author: 0 British officials applaud cyber specialist for halting ransomware cyber attack

Friday's cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and that number could grow when people return to work on Monday, the head of the European Union's police agency said on Sunday. "A number of countries and organizations have been affected". Security experts have suggested the vulnerability was made public in a leak of information from the U.S.

Author: 0 World licks cyber wounds from ransomware attack

The identity of the Shadow Brokers is not known, though many security researchers say they believe they are in Russian Federation, which is a major source of ransomware and was one of the countries hit first and hardest by WannaCry. "Those tools have been used by the hackers' group, who are now demanding ransom to release the system they had hacked", he said. "It's a big priority of mine that we protect the financial infrastructure", he said.

Technology Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) & Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) News Buzz
Author: 0 Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) & Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) News Buzz

The stock has actually grown in the past week, as the company has gathered a 3.02% return in the past 5 trading days. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.07148, the 3 month is 0.95320, and the 1 month is now 0.97631. It has been recommended as "Buy Opinions" from 1 and 0 suggested "Sell Thoughts" for the stock. Several equities analysts have commented on ETP shares.

Technology Will & Grace: Season 10?; NBC Boss Hoping for More of the Sitcom
Author: 0 Will & Grace: Season 10?; NBC Boss Hoping for More of the Sitcom

Not only has the series been renewed for two more seasons , but the network is shifting it to a key 9 p.m. ET/PT slot on Thursday night and will air it following the Super Bowl on February 4. The Blacklist moves to the 8 p.m. slot on Wednesdays , a night packed with returning dramas: Law & Order: SVU at 9 p.m. and Chicago P.D. at 10 p.m.

Technology Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming gets rambunctious
Author: 0 Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming gets rambunctious

As for the three previous horses that Pletcher brought back for the Preakness with only two weeks between races ... Royal Mo had been one of the two horses who would have had an opportunity to run the Kentucky Derby a week ago had one of the 20 horses in the field scratched.

Technology Italy's Atlantia makes $18 billion toll road bid for Spain's Abertis
Author: 0 Italy's Atlantia makes $18 billion toll road bid for Spain's Abertis

The bid values Abertis €16.341 billion euros, but Atlantia does not aim to delist the company. Significantly, the two companies came close to a €25 billion merger in 2010. Abertis Infraestructuras S.A. said in a statement to the Madrid stock exchange Monday that Atlantia is offering 16.5 euros per share. The offer is an all-cash bid of €16.50 (£14) a share.

Technology Twenty migrants died in Mediterranean on Saturday - survivors to U.N.
Author: 0 Twenty migrants died in Mediterranean on Saturday - survivors to U.N.

Most sea-borne migrants to Italy are originally from Sub-Saharan Africa or Bangladesh, and pay Libya-based smugglers to organise their passage. The Interior minister-designate Aref Al-Khouja, the Italian Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, the Head of the land border crossings, Munji A;-Rihaibi, and the Chief of the Libyan Coast Guard, Abdullah Tumiya, were also present in the meeting.

Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

That is a slap in the face for South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, who has promised greater engagement with the North, and suggests that the missile launch was an attempt to improve Pyongyang's negotiating position with a more hardline USA under President Donald Trump.

Technology Ghost Recon: Wildlands Second DLC Details Unveiled
Author: 0 Ghost Recon: Wildlands Second DLC Details Unveiled

Unidad - the police force, not a mature take on Unilad - have enlisted ex Cartel members, veteran soldiers, and various other bad dudes to seek out and eradicate the U.S. The coming DLC will again be a standalone expansion, but you'll start off at level 30 , keeping all the same skills you've earned from the main game.

Author: 0 Police warn: If you're hit by cyberattack, don't pay the ransom

Patients wait at the registration desks at Dharmais Cancer Hospital. Windows machines that are up-to-date are safe from this ransomware. Computers around the globe were hacked beginning on Friday using a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, an older version that was no longer given mainstream tech support by the U.S.

Author: 0 CBI Raid At Former Union Minister Chidambaram House in Chennai

CBI official raided the residence of former union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in in Chennai on today morning. According to ED documents, the Will deed recovered from the Chennai office of the Advantage Strategic firm a year ago showed 60% of the company will be owned by Karti Chidambaram's family.

Author: 0 Europol warns of further cyberattacks on Monday morning

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is working to support the NHS. Computer users worldwide - and everyone else who depends on them - should assume that the next big "ransomware" attack has already been launched, and just hasn't manifested itself yet, Ori Eisen, who founded the Trusona cybersecurity firm in Scottsdale, Arizona, told The Associated Press .

Technology Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs teased
Author: 0 Intel Skylake-X Core i9 CPUs teased

As you can see the Core i9-7920X really is a monster, with the multi-core test score pushing 1760, leaving the Core i7-6950X in its rear view mirror, and the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X in its dust. The slightly lower end 1977 has a base / boost clock of 3.2/3.7GHz and 140W TDP, a decent step down from the 1977X. One other change that's visible, though, is that with the Broadwell-E lineup, the maximum Turbo Boost 2.0 speeds decreased as core count increased.

Author: 0 "WannaCry" Ransomware Attack Causes Disruption Globally - With Worst Yet to Come

Shares in firms that provide cyber security services rose with the prospect that companies and governments would have to spend more money on defences. "They've complacently dismissed warnings which experts, we now understand, have made in recent weeks". While factories, hospitals and schools were disrupted in China by the attack, the spread of the virus appeared to be slowing.

Technology Apple Updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS
Author: 0 Apple Updates macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

For instance, the update fixes reported audio issues for those with USB headphones, and vaguely increases Mac App Store compatibility with "future software updates". Apart from fixing the bugs the update also brings to the table security improvements. For those that love their Macs but just can't away from Windows 10 for either work or play reasons, the macOS Sierra 10.12.5 update is for you.

Author: 0 The New York Yankees Retire Derek Jeter's #2 Jersey

Jeter won five World Series titles. His number will be retired before a Mother's Day game against Houston, the team said. His grandmother, parents, sister, nephew and pregnant wife joined him for the ceremony, and he laughed when he saw the plaque, which reads “DEREK SANDERSON JETER/THE CAPTAIN/”MR.

Author: 0 'Perfect storm' of conditions helped global 'WannaCry' cyberattack succeed

In the United Kingdom, the National Health Service has been forced to cancel operations today within its hospitals after computers used to share patients' test results and scans with doctors remain frozen. Doctors' practices and pharmacies reported similar problems. A number of hospitals in England and Scotland were forced to cancel procedures after dozens of NHS systems were brought down in Friday's attack.

Author: 0 Microsoft unveils update to Windows, with brand new design and features

In fact, the company had some exciting news on their next Windows 10 update , their Mixed Reality headsets and the progression of AI at the company. Expect some cracking new ways to work with iOS and Android, including being able to pick up with some apps on mobile devices exactly where you left off (Office?) and a cloud clipboard that can move stuff between the devices.

Author: 0 Six ways to prevent WannaCry ransomware attack

Tracy Bullock, chief executive, said: "We are now checking all our layers of protection in our system and so far have found no issue or impact on the Trust from the cyber-attack". The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an low-cost domain registration, with help from another 20-something security engineer in the US.

Technology Nokia 3310 launched with a price tag of Rs. 3310
Author: 0 Nokia 3310 launched with a price tag of Rs. 3310

HMD Global, the company which now owns the rights to the Nokia brand, finally revealed the what many people have been keenly waiting for to hear in India. We want to know what do you think about the whole relaunch idea of the legendary Nokia 3310 mobile phone and what are your expectations from the phone.

Author: 0 100000 groups in 150 nations hit by cyberattack

Europol , the European Union's police agency, says the worldwide " ransomware " cyberattack that began on Friday has so far hit more than 100,000 organizations in at least 150 countries. MalwareTech, who wants to remain anonymous, was hailed as an "accidental hero" after registering a domain name to track the spread of the virus, which actually ended up halting it.

Technology Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 launched in India; starting at Rs 6990
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 launched in India; starting at Rs 6990

Redmi 4 can also run the Andoid N's preview right out of the box. The Redmi 4 will be available for sale from the retailer and the registrations for the device have already debuted on the retailer's website. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture. It comes with 16GB on-board storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB using MicroSD Card.

Author: 0 A 'second wave' of ransomware could broaden global cyberattack

British technology experts worked through the night to patch the computer systems of the health service after the ransomware worm forced dozens of hospitals to cancel some operations and appointments, Security Minister Ben Wallace said today.

Author: 0 WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

The attacks exploited the computers because they were running outdated versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. Also, guidelines were issued to enable large IT networks to tackle the threat. The statement said antivirus systems are working to destroy it. "The Indian IT industry should be better placed than others (in handling the situation)".

Author: 0 Budweiser sends off Derek Jeter with celebratory digital video spot

Several of the players whose numbers had been retired previously wore a new Monument Park navy blazer, and one also was given to Jeter by Houstons Carlos Beltran , a former Yankees teammate. "De-rek Je-ter! De-rek Je-ter!", Jeter had the honor of unveiling his No. 2 plaque in Monument Park. In between, he was serenaded with "Der-ek, Je-ter" chants as he was surrounded by family and Yankees royalty.

Author: 0 Phantom Dust Launches for Free Tomorrow on Xbox One and PC

This re-released version will support 1080p resolution on Xbox One and 4K on Windows . It's an action game, complete with a single player story mode and a complex multiplayer mode, that revolves around character customization through card deck building.

Author: 0 Games 101: Everything You Need To Know About Injustice 2

Injustice 2 will be available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One tomorrow on May 16. The times are mostly this evening and tomorrow. Injustice 2's most notable addition comes in the form of new heroes and villains such as Black Canary, Deadshot, Gorilla Grodd, Poison Ivy, Robin and Supergirl, who join the first game's lineup of the Dark Knight, Superman, and others.

Author: 0 Apple releases iOS 10.3.2 with bug fixes and security updates

If you don't have automatic software updates enabled on a fourth-generation Apple TV, head to System, Software Update . The Cupertino, Calif. -based company rolled out 23 security fixes in iOS 10.3.2 and another 30 fixes in macOS 10.12.5, both of which were released on Monday.

Technology HTC U 11 Specifications, What We Know So Far
Author: 0 HTC U 11 Specifications, What We Know So Far

The HTC U 11 is also expected to house a 3000mAh non-removable battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0. This follows a January 2017 launch for the HTC U Ultra, which is the flagship phablet in the new line-up. The latest sighting of the device corroborates numerous previous leaks and reports about the handset, indicating that the HTC U 11 will feature a technology that the Taiwanese consumer electronics manufacturer refers to as Edge Sense - pressure-sensitive case edges that users will ...

Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test, vows sanctions

North Korea has been developing a long-range missile capable of striking the mainland United States mounted with a nuclear warhead. Reaching the US West Coast would require a missile with a range of more than 8,000 km. But many had believed it was some years away from mastering re-entry expertise for perfecting an ICBM, which uses similar engineering in early flight stages.

Author: 0 Europol: Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries

Telefónica: Spanish authorities confirmed the Spanish telecom company Telefónica was one of the targets, though the attack affected only some computers and did not compromise the security of clients' information. Security officials in Britain urged organizations to protect themselves by installing the security fixes, running antivirus software and backing up data elsewhere.

Author: 0 Microsoft shifts policy, now makes fixes free

It could have been much worse if not for a young cybersecurity researcher who helped to halt its spread by accidentally activating a so-called "kill switch" in the malicious software. Ciaran Martin, who leads the UK's National Cyber Security Centre, said his team was doing everything in their power to get "vital services" back up and running.

Technology 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know
Author: 0 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

Experts and governments alike warn against ceding to the demands and Wainwright said few victims so far had been paying up. "We've never seen anything like this, ' the head of the European Union's policing agency told Britain's ITV television Sunday, calling its reach 'unprecedented".

Author: 0 This is how cybersecurity stocks trade after a big attack

If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 2,509,082 shares of the company's stock, valued at $28,377,717.42. Deutsche Bank maintained FireEye Inc (NASDAQ: FEYE ) rating on Friday, February 12.

Technology Govt activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack
Author: 0 Govt activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

Security experts are advising victims to wait before paying the ransom. Major global companies said they also came under attack. According to Kaspersky Labs , one of the major security firms in the world, India had the third highest number of infected machines, with only Russian Federation and Ukraine being worst hit.

Technology Maruti Suzuki all new DZire to be launched in India today
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki all new DZire to be launched in India today

Sales on the Dzire declined 14.67%-2,34,242 units to 199,878 units-over the same period. So, do expect to see segment leading fuel efficiency figures on the model. Commenting on the upcoming model, MSI Executive Director R&D, C V Raman said the new Dzire has been developed on 5th generation Heartect platform, which helps in weight reduction and improves frame rigidity.

Technology Linux Is Now Available At Microsoft's App Store
Author: 0 Linux Is Now Available At Microsoft's App Store

Clipboard syncs your clipboard content across devices over the cloud, allowing you to copy on one device and paste on another. Microsoft also talked about offering on-demand access to OneDrive files. Microsoft , which spent years developing HoloLens [pictured above], the company's own take on an augmented-reality headset that projects images into the environment of the wearer, last year opened up a portion of the software behind that device to other developers.

Technology The internet is whipping out some Core-i9 tales
Author: 0 The internet is whipping out some Core-i9 tales

The Skylake-X processors are described as Core i9 . The Core i9-7800X will clock speeds at 3.5 GHz base and 4.0 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0. Unfortunately, its clock frequencies have not been leaked as of yet. The 7800X chip has a 3.5 GHz base clock with a 4.0 GHz boost clock, with an 8.25 MB L3 cache and 28 PCIe lanes. The chip carries 11 MB of L3 cache and will feature 28 PCI-e Gen 3.0 lanes as the processor is going to feature a TDP of 140W.

Author: 0 Eight Aussie companies hit in global cyber attack

Oliver Tavakoli, Chief Technology Officer at Vectra Networks said: "Unsupported software is an ongoing problem that highlights the limitations of software updates and patching as a primary line of defense". The Korean government has raised its cyberattack alert level and formed an emergency response group to prevent and combat any further attacks. For more urgent conditions that you believe you can't take care of yourself, you should contact your GP as usual, or call 111.

Author: 0 NHS 'open for business' after cyber attack

The Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading is running services as normal, but patients have been told not to call the hospital unless it is urgent, as the phone lines have been impacted by the cyber-attack. "There are fears that WannaCry may have also stolen sensitive data rather than just scrambling local files". Indonesia's government reported two hospitals in Jakarta were affected.

Technology Uber, Waymo face off in court over stolen self-driving tech
Author: 0 Uber, Waymo face off in court over stolen self-driving tech

While an Uber spokesman said after court that the stock agreement was signed when the $680 million acquisition closed in August 2016, the document shows the shares were backdated to start vesting January 28, 2016 - the day after Mr. Verhoeven said Waymo doesn't have access to that "damning" evidence. "We have been blocked from obtaining evidence". Alsup is not expected to rule immediately on Wednesday, but he may intimate which way he is leaning.

Technology Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts
Author: 0 Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

National Cyber Security Centre in the United Kingdom and others were hailing the cybersecurity researcher, a 22-year-old identified online only as MalwareTech , who - unintentionally at first - discovered a "kill switch" that halted the unprecedented outbreak.

Author: 0 North Korea missile test is huge step forward

It says the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over. Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il, went to Moscow on a state visit during his rule in 2011, and Putin visited Pyongyang in 2000. He said it "more importantly, may represent a substantial advance to developing an intercontinental ballistic missile" by testing ICBM subsystems such as engine performance.

Author: 0 Crunch Report | Amazon Unveils The Amazon Echo Show

The 7-inch touchscreen display on the new Echo Show enables the speaker to supplement voice responses with visuals. The black version of the device, unveiled Tuesday, now sits atop Amazon's list of best-selling electronics . From the videos below, it also doesn't seem like Alexa notifies you with the name of the person that is calling or sending a message, so that could lead to some awkward situations.

Author: 0 Global cyberattack: A super-simple explanation of what happened

CERT has suggested using patches in users' Windows systems to prevent the bug from spreading. "We are not out of the woods yet", said Gary Davis, chief consumer security evangelist at McAfee, the global computer security software company in Santa Clara, California.