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Author: 0 Trusts told to remain vigilant with updated cyber-attack guidance

Internet users globally, are under threat of a massive cyber-attack identified last week that is spreading, and Zimbabwe is no exception. When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack , it was like "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Microsoft President Brad Smith says, in a message about the malicious software that has created havoc on computer networks in more than 150 countries since Friday.

Technology Here's What Middle-earth: Shadow of War's Breathtaking New Regions Look Like
Author: 0 Here's What Middle-earth: Shadow of War's Breathtaking New Regions Look Like

Players will continue the war against Sauron's minions and see an expanded Nemesis system.There will be new monsters and beasts to command, and with an expanded Nemesis system comes an expanded world. Interactive Entertainment synopsis, then journey into the dark realms of Shadow of War's latest promo, and tell us if you'll enter the epic fray when it's released on Xbox One, PC and PS4 on August 22 .

Technology Liam Payne reveals he wanted to call his and Cheryl's son Arthur
Author: 0 Liam Payne reveals he wanted to call his and Cheryl's son Arthur

When a fan wrote that if she does not request Payne to strip down, they will, she playfully responded, once again using the smirking emoji: "I'm sure you would". He said: "At this stage as a dad, you're in a bit of a whirlwind". 'Just me I think those two have a deal, ' she joked. "I'll be honest with you, she's doing it all herself at the moment because she wants to know what it feels like when I'm not there", he explained.

Technology Government and Microsoft criticised as threat continues — NHS cyberattack
Author: 0 Government and Microsoft criticised as threat continues — NHS cyberattack

The trust, which runs Boston, Lincoln and Grantham hospitals, says to attend "unless patients recieve a telephone call" saying otherwise as some systems are still affected. Kaspersky said it was seeking to develop a decryption tool "as soon as possible". The cross-border police agency Europol said the situation was now stable, defusing concerns that attacks that struck computers in British hospital wards, European auto factories and Russian banks would spread further at the start of the ...

Author: 0 Google.ai and second-gen Cloud TPUs unveiled

Jeff Dean, a senior fellow for Google Brain, told reporters this week that Google is still using CPUs and GPUs to train some machine learning models. Like first generation TPUs, Dean said second generation TPU chips will play a role in the range of AI services Google provides, from translation to using computer vision to identifying a product for sale.

Technology No substantial impact of WannaCry on Indian IT system: Government
Author: 0 No substantial impact of WannaCry on Indian IT system: Government

The attack on the British National Health Service that affected 16 hospitals became the most visible and frightening symbol of the attack, after several patients were sent to other hospitals and surgeries were canceled. A survey by worldwide cybersecurity firm Norton in India in November found 27 per cent Indians affected actually paid the ransom to regain access, but 26 per cent of those who paid the ransom still did not regain complete access.

Technology Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar
Author: 0 Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

This is already available on the Echo and other devices that use its Alexa assistant. Android O will also bring autofill with Google , which will allow users to pull usernames and passwords for various applications when they begin typing the first new letters of their login information.

Technology Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote
Author: 0 Iran's top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

He has generally limited his comments about the election to calling for strong turnout. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticised as "unworthy" the hostile exchanges between rival candidates in Friday's presidential election, but said a high turnout would mitigate the impact of any lasting animosity.

Technology Halle Berry Has 'No Fear' to Bare All in Racy Instagram Post
Author: 0 Halle Berry Has 'No Fear' to Bare All in Racy Instagram Post

The sheer number exposed her nude strapless bra under the halterneck top and the show-stopping number flirted with androgyny, featuring a dramatic train that trailed from the waist of her jumpsuit with hundreds of gold metallic ruffles. Then, after the Academy Awards in February, Berry posted a slow-motion Instagram video of herself undressing and diving into her pool for a casual skinny dip to the sound of Bruno Mars.

Technology Overwatch Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Free Weekend Event
Author: 0 Overwatch Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Free Weekend Event

As suspected, the event will kick off on May 23, coinciding with the end of the Nexus Challenge event in Heroes of the Storm , and falling on the anniversary of Overwatch's release. Origin Skins for 5 Overwatch heroes. StarCraft II In-game Portraits and a Hearthstone Card Back - With portraits of Tracer, Reaper, Pharah, Winston, Bastion, and Soldier: 76, you're sure to become a champion of the Koprulu Sector.

Technology Suspicion: Massive cyber attack caused by North Korea
Author: 0 Suspicion: Massive cyber attack caused by North Korea

The worms quickly scanned computers with vulnerability, in this case the older versions of Microsoft Windows , and used those computers as hackers' command and control centers. But experts say it's too early to blame the WannaCry attack on North Korean hackers. Some alleged North Korean-related cyberattacks have also been traced back to a hotel in Shenyang, China near the Korean border.

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

Initial BBC estimates suggest that the hackers may have met with little success from a ransom standpoint, receiving payments of only £22,080. Taiwan, Ukraine and Russian Federation were the major targets, although the virus is spread over a number of countries and the infection of computers over networks can be massive.

Technology Stillwater Investment Management LLC Has $1.691 Million Stake in Intel Co
Author: 0 Stillwater Investment Management LLC Has $1.691 Million Stake in Intel Co

It has underperformed by 17.32% the S&P500. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Intel by 1,132.9% in the third quarter. Finally, American Research & Management Co. OKE's profit will be $98.62M for 27.28 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. The chip maker reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.01.

Technology Cabinet clears proposal to build 10 atomic reactors
Author: 0 Cabinet clears proposal to build 10 atomic reactors

However, the document does not specify the locations of construction sites. "The cabinet has approved to install 10 indigenously built PWHRs", Union minister Piyush Goyal said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Author: 0 Google poised to roll out arsenal of services, gadgets

The tech giant will be making important announcements on its biggest innovations for the year during this event. We've heard very little about Google's virtual reality platform since its launch, so now is a ripe time to remind everyone of its potential.

Author: 0 Microsoft criticizes governments, says WannaCry attack is a 'wake-up call'

Ransoms from $300 to $600 are being demanded by the hackers who installed WannaCry ransomware. The ransomware called Wanna Decrypt, also known as WannaCry , encrypts files on the machine, effectively locking them. That means an out-of-date, unsupported operating system is more popular than any version of Windows 8, any version of Mac OS X, and Linux. It was restoring its advertising servers at dozens of cinemas after the attack left the company unable to display trailers of forthcoming ...

Technology WannaCry Ransomware : Watch CERT-In Broadcast Here
Author: 0 WannaCry Ransomware : Watch CERT-In Broadcast Here

Despite an update from Microsoft to patch their long unsupported operating systems and an apparent kill switch that will allegedly shut down the ransomware, the Wanncrypt/Wannacry cyber attack continues to grow around the world. It demands users pay United States dollars 300 worth of cryptocurrency Bitcoin to retrieve their files, though it warns that the payment will be raised after a certain amount of time.

Author: 0 Iran's re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote

Though Iranians believe that the economic situation has not improved - Rouhani has put the economy back on track with 7 percent GDP growth (WB, 2016) and inflation cut down to 9.2 percent. So there is a real danger that hopeless and exhausted Iranians will do the same thing they did 12 years ago when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad became president through a vote for that populist hardliner.

Technology Grisly 24-hour period leaves 4 dead in Venezuela unrest
Author: 0 Grisly 24-hour period leaves 4 dead in Venezuela unrest

The protest in Caracas against President Nicolas Maduro remained tranquil, but outside the capital demonstrators clashed with police and national guardsmen. Global pressure on the troubled South American nation is also increasing, with the Organization of American States voting Monday to hold a rare foreign ministers' meeting later this month to discuss the crisis.

Technology QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Stake Reduced by Arvest Bank Trust Division
Author: 0 QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Stake Reduced by Arvest Bank Trust Division

American National Bank increased its stake in shares of QUALCOMM by 41.0% in the first quarter. Finally, Bank of The West boosted its position in QUALCOMM by 4.2% in the first quarter. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be issued a $0.57 dividend. Its price/book multiple of 2.61 compared with the 1.02 while its free cash flow yield of 14.03 should be matched with that of its industry's 27.91.

Technology Gmail gets Inbox-like smart replies on its Android & iOS app
Author: 0 Gmail gets Inbox-like smart replies on its Android & iOS app

Google's AI algorithms have steadily made their way into most of the search giant's solutions, Gmail being just one of them. Google first introduced Smart Replies in 2015 in its alternative email app, Inbox. As with any sort of artificial intelligence, it remains to be seen whether Smart Replies is ~intelligent~ enough to be useful. "So if you're more of a 'thanks!' than a 'thanks.' person, we'll suggest the response that's, well, more you!" The team uses a hierarchy of modules, each of ...

Technology Google Photos can now make physical books
Author: 0 Google Photos can now make physical books

Google further highlighted just how prevalent Google Photos now is, as during today's event Google confirmed that Photos now has 500 million monthly active users and sees as much as 1.2 billion photos/videos being uploaded each day. For example, a picture taken with your phone in poor lightning conditions can be analysed by Google's systems and automatically adjusted to add a lot of the detail and colour that was initially missing based on its pre-existing data on how a specific object shoud ...

Technology Cristiano Ronaldo always there at crucial moments, says Zinedine Zidane
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo always there at crucial moments, says Zinedine Zidane

We're not going to relax. Zinedine Zidane, however, still included Nacho in his 20-man squad on Wednesday morning hoping to have him available after Real Madrid had previously chose to take the case to the Appeals Committee. "It is not up for debate". " James is here with us", Zidane said. They came just a goal away from sealing a Europa League final berth at Old Trafford and were only prevented from making a Copa del Rey showpiece appearance by Alavés in the semifinals.

Technology Pelicans keeping coach Gentry, GM Demps
Author: 0 Pelicans keeping coach Gentry, GM Demps

The New Orleans Pelicans are facing a vital season. Demps hired Gentry two seasons ago, and the Pelicans have gone 64-100 since, missing the playoffs both seasons. There just isn't enough in the lengthy track records of Gentry and Demps to hold confidence they're up to this task. The team has qualified twice for the playoffs, in 2011 and 2015, since then.

Technology 'Ransomware' attack shows the time has come for a digital Geneva Convention
Author: 0 'Ransomware' attack shows the time has come for a digital Geneva Convention

Taiwan, Ukraine and Russian Federation were the major targets, although the virus is spread over a number of countries and the infection of computers over networks can be massive. However, Hutchins and other security analysts warned that "this is not over". That tool was stolen and made available by the Shadow Brokers , a hacking group that has released several caches of files from the government agency.

Author: 0 WannaCry malware exploited OS weakness to spread

It's called WannaCry, and it's brought computer systems from Russian Federation to China to the United Kingdom and the USA to their knees, locking people out of their data and demanding they pay a ransom or lose everything. Few people have paid the ransom - $300 in bitcoin digital currency, rising to $600 after a period of time - demanded by the malware, Europol spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth told The Associated Press .

Technology Malware Attack Kill Switch Halts Spread of Ransomware in US
Author: 0 Malware Attack Kill Switch Halts Spread of Ransomware in US

Microsoft's top lawyer has called on governments around the world to treat the global cyber attack as a "wake-up call" as he laid part of the blame at the door of the USA administration. England's National Health Service said 47 organisations providing care had been hit and on Sunday afternoon seven hospitals were continuing to divert patients from the emergency room.

Technology Beware of the Recent Cyberattack and Protect Your Photo Archive
Author: 0 Beware of the Recent Cyberattack and Protect Your Photo Archive

In a scathing statement over the weekend, he said an equivalent scenario in conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen. "Repeatedly, exploits in the hands of governments have leaked into the public domain and caused widespread damage", Smith said. The malicious software has spread to at least 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries , and has affected everything from cellphone service to hospital care to university research.

Author: 0 Intel could soon unveil expensive Core i9 CPU

This is accompanied by two Intel Core i7 Kaby Lake-X CPUs. These chips will plug into motherboards implementing the X299 platform controller hub - that's a chip that enables key functionality of a computer, such as USB ports and storage connectivity.

Author: 0 Israel Provided Intelligence President Trump Shared With Russians

On Friday, Trump will embark on his first foreign trip as president. Trump has frequently said he wants to improve US relations with Moscow, damaged by years of disagreement over Russia's role in Ukraine and its backing for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Technology WannaCry: Businesses could face lawsuits for not updating Windows-based computer systems
Author: 0 WannaCry: Businesses could face lawsuits for not updating Windows-based computer systems

Despite the apparent lack of impacts by the WannaCry attacks to this point, ransomware targets in Utah are on the rise, he said, with cybercriminals collecting around $22,000 from 22 victims in the state previous year. While authorities can and do use security flaws to gather intelligence, companies such as Microsoft want to be told about vulnerabilities so they can patch the holes in their security and protect their users from attacks such as WannaCry.

Technology Microsoft blames NSA 'stockpiling' for WannaCry ransomware outbreak
Author: 0 Microsoft blames NSA 'stockpiling' for WannaCry ransomware outbreak

The attack has effected governments, hospitals and corporations, especially those running outdated computer systems. Microsoft president Brad Smith says the hack was made possible by leaked information collected by the NSA. Smith also called cyberattack protection a "shared responsibility" between companies and customers. "The fact that so many computers remained vulnerable two months after the release of a patch illustrates this aspect".

Technology SC to examine if WhatsApp's privacy policy violates Indians' fundamental rights
Author: 0 SC to examine if WhatsApp's privacy policy violates Indians' fundamental rights

The five-judge constitution bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra indicated that it would examine the 2016 privacy policy of the online messaging app on the reopening of the court after its summer vacations. At no point of time such information was available for perusal and it would never be available for perusal for anyone. The company uses a public resource such as spectrum and performed a public function, she said, to claim that the courts could direct them to respect the Indian citizen's ...

Technology Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after discovering bug
Author: 0 Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after discovering bug

The bug incorrectly attributed some users' clicks on Facebook's video carousel as link clicks, which caused advertisers who paid for such ads to be incorrectly billed. The bug, which has been fixed, occurred on mobile web browsers, not on desktop or in the Facebook app. The social media giant says the glitch is relatively minor in terms of scale and cost, but, significantly, it represents the first time Facebook's misreporting has had a material effect on billings.

Technology Pulled Nokia teaser video hints at a dual-camera phone
Author: 0 Pulled Nokia teaser video hints at a dual-camera phone

Nokia disappeared from the cell phone market for quite a long period of time. Until now the company has launched a few Android devices that were targeted at the lower and mid-range segment. And what's interesting is that the device on the far left appears to have a dual rear camera setup, suggesting that it could be a new high-end handset.

Technology Global Cyberattack WannaCry Continues to Spread
Author: 0 Global Cyberattack WannaCry Continues to Spread

When Microsoft announced it would stop support for XP in 2014, a large number of USA gas and electric utilities were said to be using XP operating systems at workstations, inspiring doomsday scenarios in which power grids or water supplies could be affected.

Technology White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies
Author: 0 White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies

But computers and networks that hadn't updated their systems were still at risk. The virus took control of users' files and demanded $300 payments to restore access, the BBC report said. "There are some rules and some policy that can be introduced where everybody knows how the government is going to handle these certain situations", said Greg Martin, CEO of San Francisco cybersecurity firm JASK and a former cybersecurity adviser to the FBI, Secret Service and NASA.

Technology Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software
Author: 0 Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software

This includes whitelisting certain websites and software so only approved programs can run on a computer, or disabling administrative privileges on a company's machines so that only the IT department can download programs. The same goes for cloud services, though they can be helpful. 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 United States ...

Technology All you need to know about the Ransomware attack
Author: 0 All you need to know about the Ransomware attack

The world's biggest ransomware attack levelled off in Europe on Monday thanks to a pushback by cyber security officials after causing havoc in 150 countries, as Microsoft urged governments to heed the "wake-up call". "There are so many states that have been affected". "The list of countries who fit both criteria is small: Russia, China, and. and. and I'm out of ideas".

Technology Microsoft, Amazon go after enterprises with new SAP cloud offerings
Author: 0 Microsoft, Amazon go after enterprises with new SAP cloud offerings

The massive infrastructure instances that Microsoft is offering with over 4TB of RAM will be restricted to use by SAP customers at this point. Vertex is the first company to incorporate tax functionality with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, enabling accurate, automated sales and use tax calculations and signature-ready returns.

Technology Volvo partners with Google
Author: 0 Volvo partners with Google

According to Ms Andersson: "We are heavily involved in developing autonomous cars and part of the focus is to give back time to our customers". The Android infotainment system will not only run the center stack operations but will also trickle into the digital instrument cluster.

Author: 0 Trump's Russian Federation leak rattles Republican patience

His comments were reported by The Daily Beast. Even Republican leadership appeared caught off guard. Several came to his defense and sought to close ranks. And the best way to get to the bottom of it is for him to testify. "I was going to fire Comey", Trump said. Two: Trump and senior White House advisers learned January 26 that Flynn had discussed sanctions with Kislyak; Trump fired Flynn on February 13 for lying to Pence, after news reports described the Flynn-Kislyak talks.

Technology Sharper Point: Four takeaways from the WannaCry cyberattack
Author: 0 Sharper Point: Four takeaways from the WannaCry cyberattack

Experts and governments alike warn against ceding to the demands and Wainwright said few victims so far had been paying up. " That's liability to individuals, consumers and patients". "It isn't clear that there has been a harm to consumers", he said. The vulnerability of India is all the more because the malware hits old computer software systems more readily which are aplenty in this country.