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Author: 0 US and GCC nations to counter terror financing

President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of his crucial trip to Saudi Arabia aimed at resetting relations with the Muslim world by meeting regional leaders. His attempt early in his presidency to ban people from seven Muslim-majority nations has been blocked by the courts. "Hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs".

Technology Pune take on Mumbai in IPL title showdown
Author: 0 Pune take on Mumbai in IPL title showdown

Rising Pune Supergaints won their two matches against Mumbai Indians which definitely give them confidence to face the two-time victor. In three matches so far this season, RPS has come out on top all three times against MI, giving them the big psychological advantage going into this winner-takes-that-golden-trophy match.

Author: 0 Shadow Brokers Planning To Cause Extra Damage With More Zero-Day Bugs

If Shadow Brokers have access to this data set then the sale of such high-profile data could put not only the of the government but the netizen also at risk. The Shadow Brokers found few bidders for their stolen wares. The shadowy hacking group claimed that Microsoft released its vulnerability patch in March while also alleging that the Equation Group was paying U.S.

Technology North Korea fires medium-range ballistic missile in latest weapons test
Author: 0 North Korea fires medium-range ballistic missile in latest weapons test

In early May, the U.S. said a missile defence system it had installed in South Korea was now operational. The report follows a ballistic missile test by North Korea that took place last Sunday. This photo carried by North Korea's state news agency on August 25, 2016, shows a submarine-launched ballistic missile. "This system, last tested in February, has a shorter range than the missiles launched in North Korea's three most recent tests", a White House official said.

Author: 0 Security experts struggle in search for WannaCry clues

WannaCry ransomware exploits a flaw in the Windows operating system. The NSA guys figured out how to hijack Windows' file-sharing backbone to sneak in and move around computers and networks, ShadowBrokers brought it to the world, and pairing it with the encryption/ransomware code gives us WannaCry (and now, several WannaCry derivatives).

Author: 0 The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware

In most cases, the sum of money demanded is relatively small so it might seem easier to just pay the money and if you have backups, just restore your systems with them. Efforts by IT security researchers to get to the bottom of the recent ransomware attack have been hampered by an inability to find early traces of the so-called WannaCry strain, according to research commissioned by Reuters and conducted by security ratings firm BitSight.

Author: 0 Destiny 2 gameplay revealed in new trailer

Destiny 2 is evidently a new beginning for the franchise, as well as for its long time players who will see the slate wiped clean on their progress. All of the movement keys are fairly standard, but the default keybindings for abilities makes me wonder if Bungie thinks we have a second thumb or pinky.

Author: 0 Blizzard to Host Destiny 2 on PC via Battle.net

It looks like this will give players to ability to mix and match with less restriction than they had in the first game. They have each other and a colorful cast of characters joining them in the fight. Players will get to choose which clan they'll group up with, based on the banner and a quick overview of what the clan is all about. And lastly, Bungie announced that Destiny 2 will be exclusively available on Blizzard's Battle.net platform via a pre-recorded message from Blizzard's Mike ...

Author: 0 Free WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released

If you still haven't been infected by WannaCry ransomware despite having no security software installed on your system, now is the time to install one [ huge discount on Amazon ] as you might not be safe for long considering the rate at which the ransomware is spreading around the world.

Author: 0 Pirated, outdated operating systems contributes in global ransomware attack

Stock exchanges - the BSE and the NSE - have advised trading members to undertake "appropriate actions" tackle any threat from the ransomware WannaCry, which has hit computers and networks across the world. WannaCrypt was part of a stockpile of exploits stolen from the NSA earlier this year. The virus displays a message asking for $300 ransom in bitcoins to unlock the system.

Technology China's Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track
Author: 0 China's Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track

The United States called the missile launch a message to South Korea, days after Moon took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue and keep up global pressure to impede the North's arms pursuit. Given the US commitment to South Korea's defense, this is an opportunity to explore a more nuanced opening to the North. He said North Korea "probably learned a lot" from last weekend's test.

Author: 0 Shadow Brokers threaten to release new exploits, including for Windows 10

A spokeswoman for Microsoft said it was now once again preparing a response. The threat with the most teeth, however, is the claim that The Shadow Brokers could have more exploits to release, targeting mobile devices or Windows 10, as well as leaked data from the SWIFT banking system or nuke and missile programs in Russia, Iran, China or North Korea.

Author: 0 Google Assistant For iPhone Is Now Available For Download

This time , Google is trying for something new; Artificial Intelligence. The company said that in the following weeks all these features will be introduced in devices. While I was using the app and service directory (or as Google probably calls it, "Explore"), the thought occurred to me: why don't all voice assistants have this feature? Google Photos will now create a photo book of the images in your mobile phone's gallery as per Google I/O 2017 .

Author: 0 Cry if you WannaCry, but don't blame Microsoft for it

National Security Agency, creating a vastly potent class of crimeware. Windows 10 was not affected by the WannaCry attacks. Bitcoin wallets are open - you can see inside them. How the NSA planned to use Eternalblue in the first place is a good question. The software giant criticised the NSA for storing information about software weaknesses - including that of Windows XP - which allowed the hackers to infiltrate unprotected systems.

Author: 0 Cloud Computing wins Preakness Stakes; Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming fades

Cloud Computing , who had 13-to-1 odds, did not run in the Kentucky Derby , the first jewel of the Triple Crown. Always Dreaming took heavy late action for the Kentucky Derby to pass Classic Empire as the +450 betting favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com , and the colt won by 2 3/4 lengths on a sloppy track over longshots Lookin At Lee and Battle Of Midway.

Author: 0 Amazon unveils 7-inch touchscreen Echo Show with Alexa support

We have already seen some leaked photos of Amazon's new touchscreen Alexa enabled device and now it is official and called the Amazon Echo Show . Amazon's Alexa assistant is now only talking to you, but you will soon be able to have Alexa reach out and touch someone else.

Technology South Korea: Sanctions, Dialogue to Denuclearize North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea: Sanctions, Dialogue to Denuclearize North Korea

The weekend launch was the first since a new liberal president took office in South Korea. "Whenever something odd happens, it is the stereotype way of the United States and the hostile forces" to kick off a "noisy anti-DPRK campaign" deliberately linking the country to it, said Kim In Ryong, deputy ambassador to the United Nations.

Author: 0 Destiny 2 revealed in first gameplay footage

In fact, it's fascinating to see the presence of Zavala , Ikora and Cayde within the mission. It was also announced that Trials, Nightfalls and Raids will be available to play by all players, regardless of their rank, unlike the original game.

Author: 0 Global ransomware attack used info stolen from NSA, says Microsoft

The WannaCry ransomware malware hit 200,000 victims in 150 countries due to security holes in older Microsoft Windows operating systems. Interestingly enough, the NSA exploits the Shadow Brokers have may have come from a former NSA contractor who is said to have absconded with 50 terabytes of classified data and upwards of 75% of the hacking tools used and developed by the NSA's Tailored Access Operations unit.

Author: 0 UK: 'Worst over' in cyber-attack

Europol, the EU's law enforcement agency, says the number of targets who paid up is low. The virus also has a wormlike features that looks for other vulnerable systems once it's embedded in your computer, which means it can spread to other computers in a network.

Technology Archery WC: India win Gold in men's compund team event
Author: 0 Archery WC: India win Gold in men's compund team event

Verma had previously won silver in the men's individual category at the 2015 World Cup Final in Mexico, after winning a gold in the same category at the Poland World Cup that year. "This is the first time we shot together as a team", said Verma. Verma is also going to take on U.S. in the compound mixed team event with Jyothi Surekha Vennam for the bronze medal playoff.

Technology US, Israeli spies upset that Trump shared intel with Russia
Author: 0 US, Israeli spies upset that Trump shared intel with Russia

Palestinians argue that moving the embassy would prejudge one of the most sensitive issues in the conflict and undermine America's status as an effective mediator. Based on Trump's campaign promises, that deadline to act on the embassy issue should have been irrelevant. Trump hosted Abbas at the White House on May 3, pledging to help end the decades-old conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Author: 0 How to Shield Your System Against WannaCry Ransomware Attack

The longer you wait, the more you have to pay. The police have also asked people not to "pay a ransomware ransom" as doing so will fuel the ransomware economy. This is probably why its impact is so public - because large numbers of machines at each victim organisation are being compromised. Microsoft had released a patch for the vulnerability earlier this year, but many systems that had not installed the updates were hit.

Technology Facebook rolls out a new
Author: 0 Facebook rolls out a new "Order Food" option

The app is supposed to be add an extra level of convenience to your life, but it remains to be seen if people will embrace it: Grubhub remains America's favorite delivery service, and besides, does it really take that much effort to close Facebook and open another app on your cellphone? In October previous year, the social media giant announced a deal with online ordering businesses Delivery.com and Slice .

Author: 0 French researchers claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

French researchers reported on Friday that they finally discovered a way to save Windows files affected by WannaCry encryption attack, which started last Friday and has infected over 300,000 computers in almost 150 countries. Adrien Guinet , who works for a Paris-based firm called Quarkslab, says however that the tool is not ideal and only works if the infected computers have not been rebooted after being hit by the program.

Author: 0 Another NSA Cyber Weapon Stolen By Hackers! Widespread Damage Expected

Brad Smith , Microsoft's chief counsel, said Sunday in a company blog post that by keeping software vulnerabilities secret from vendors, governments open up users to attacks like Friday's WannaCry - or WannaCrypt/WanaCrypt - hack in which malware locked down computers worldwide while demanding hefty sums for freedom.

Author: 0 Security experts find clues to ransomware worm's lingering risks

According to the Financial Times report , Microsoft was charging some consumers almost $1000 a year in order to get protection against threats like WannaCry ransomware attack. National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes. "To be clear, Microsoft would prefer that companies upgrade and realize the full benefits of the latest version rather than choose custom support".

Technology Defending Yourself - and Your Computer - From WannaCry Ransomware
Author: 0 Defending Yourself - and Your Computer - From WannaCry Ransomware

In a blog post published Sunday, Microsoft president Brad Smith criticized world leaders for stockpiling vulnerabilities to computer systems. The world's biggest ransomware attack levelled off in Europe on Monday due to a pushback by cyber security officials after causing havoc in 150 countries, as Microsoft urged governments to heed the "wake-up call".

Author: 0 Beware, WannaCry cyber attack may just be the beginning

A statement from Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith on Sunday criticised the way governments store up information about security flaws in computer systems. There are fears of further "ransomware" attacks as people return to work on Monday. Wouldn't it be nice if everyone was so ethical when it comes to security flaws and hacking? Microsoft released security updates for its newest operating systems in March meant to patch the critical vulnerability exploited by ...

Author: 0 Frenchmen claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

A loose-knit team of security researchers scattered across the globe said they had collaborated to develop a workaround to unlock the encryption key for files hit in the global attack , which several independent security researchers have confirmed.

Author: 0 Google I/O 2017: All the major announcements lineup up for you

By giving users access to more saved payment methods, it will be easier for shoppers to make purchases. Jonathan is our Google Nexus and Android enthusiast. The new update will also have a new add a picture-in-picture mode. To get enrolled in this program, you will want to type in g.co/androidbeta, and log in to your Google account.

Author: 0 Injured McIlroy withdraws from PGA Championship

The 28-year-old is a previous victor at Wentworth, with his victory in 2014 kicking off a brilliant summer in which he claimed the Open, the US PGA Championship and WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Rory McIlroy is taking a conservative approach with his recovery. "I went back at it again on Friday [May 5], and instead of maybe gradually building up again, I hit balls for four or five hours and did the same on Saturday", McIlroy said.

Technology Microsoft warns: Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call
Author: 0 Microsoft warns: Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

That's why it's called ransomware. Experts said this vulnerability has been known for months, and Microsoft had fixed the problem in updates of recent versions of Windows. Fortunately, Windows 10 customers were not targeted in Friday's attack. It has issued a list of do's and don't's to these agencies and advised installation of relevant " patches " to protect against any data breaches.

Author: 0 5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

And that's for a simple reason: Individuals and organisations alike are fundamentally awful about keeping their computers up-to-date with security fixes. Also, there is no guarantee that your files or data will be returned safely. But many experts are afraid the beginning of the new work week will bring more attacks and reveal ones that already existed that went unnoticed.

Author: 0 NHS works to curtail cyber attack damage

Rob Whiteman, CIPFA chief executive said: "The NHS ransomware attack needs to be a stark reminder for all government organisations to ensure IT security is optimal, regularly reviewed and upgraded, and given the resources to match our reliance on digital systems".

Author: 0 DICE talks Star Wars: Battlefront 2 story

Iden Versio (for that is her name) is a TIE Fighter pilot, special forces soldier, and the daughter of an Admiral. In addition to this new trailer, the official PlayStation Blog just posted a part of an interview with Steve Blank, a creative executive in LucasFilm's story group.

Author: 0 WannaCry could spark lawsuits, but Microsoft not to blame

The ransomware attack "demonstrates the degree to which cybersecurity has become a shared responsibility between tech companies and customers", Smith said. The cyber experts have warned of a huge risk in near future as most institutions and individuals in Bangladesh use pirated software. Many computers remained unpatched, allowing the WannaCry bug to infect them.

Author: 0 White House lawyers research impeachment

A senior White House adviser has been identified as a "significant person of interest" in the investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, The Washington Post reported Friday. But lawyers in the White House counsel's office have consulted experts in impeachment during the past week and have begun collecting information on how such proceedings would work, a person briefed on the matter told CNN on Friday.

Technology Fix for 'WannaCry' ransomware now available, but it's fairly limited
Author: 0 Fix for 'WannaCry' ransomware now available, but it's fairly limited

Russia's largest bank Sberbank said late last week it had been attacked by a virus attack but that viruses had not got into its systems. It could have acted fast and offer the security patch for older systems like Windows XP. However, a bug in WannaCry code means the attackers can not use unique bitcoin addresses to track payments, security researchers at Symantec found this week.

Technology Google I/O 2017: All the announcements
Author: 0 Google I/O 2017: All the announcements

With Android O, phone startup will be quicker and the apps load faster, and it is optimised to help prevent phone's battery from draining fast. "We look forward to expanding our working relationship with Google and other innovators in this dynamic market in the years to come to make the smart home a reality for all".

Author: 0 Microsoft Blames Spy Agencies for Ransomware Disaster

On Monday, a Microsoft spokesman declined to comment beyond Smith's post. It effectively takes the computer hostage and demands a $300 ransom, to be paid in 72 hours with bitcoin . It is likely that most, if not all of the outstanding exploits held by the Shadow Brokers, have already been fixed by Microsoft, Google, Apple and others.

Technology Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions
Author: 0 Trump open to engagement with North Korea under right conditions

The U.S. president went onto say that he "looks forward the outcome of working in close cooperation with President Moon to resolve the North Korea issue in the future", according to Hong. Seoul and Washington have argued that the missile system is aimed at North Korean aggression, while China sees it as a threat to its own security because its radar can peer deep into northeastern China.

Technology Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Themed Joy-Con Colors
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Themed Joy-Con Colors

During Nintendo's "ARMS" focused Direct presentation, they revealed a brand new trailer, which can be viewed down below, of the upcoming shooter. According to Games Industry the NPD group reported that Nintendo sold more than 280 ,000 Switch units in the United States alone, 68,000 3DS handheld gaming units, while more than half a million Mario Kart 8 Deluxe units were sold.

Author: 0 Scottish NHS health boards escape major cyber disruptions

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has revealed it was one of the first organisations in the North East to be hit by last week's cyber attack , despite having the most up-to-date antivirus protection available. The attack meant that scheduled appointments were pushed back and many trusts struggled to deal with patient demand. Seven hospital trusts were still experiencing problems earlier on Monday, among them St Bartholomew's Hospital in London , and Southport and Ormskirk ...

Author: 0 Cyber worm attack propels health funding to centre of British election campaign

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. May's official spokesman noted that the annual IT budget in the NHS was £4.2 billion, and an extra £50 million had been allocated to update cyber security.

Technology North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'
Author: 0 North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged North Korea to help foster an atmosphere conducive to talks by putting an end to its ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons tests. "Therefore, the urgent issue to be settled on Korean Peninsula is to put a definite end to the U.S. hostile policy towards DPRK, the root cause of all problems".