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'200000 users, 150 countries hit by ransomware'

In the U.S. FedEx was hit. The virus that hit the NHS in England and Scotland, known as Wanna Decryptor or WannaCry , has infected 200,000 machines in over 150 countries since Friday. Experts were urging organizations and companies to immediately update older Microsoft operating systems, such as Windows XP, with a patch released by Microsoft Corp.to limit vulnerability to a more powerful version of the malware - or to future versions that can't be stopped.

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BMW Launches M240i M Performance Edition

BMW has just shown off images of the new M240i M Performance Edition, a limited-edition model that features a host of BMW M Performance styling upgrades. Available from July, the M Performance Edition is yet to be priced for the UK. Carbon fiber outside mirror caps and the side sill attachments with foiled M Performance inscription round off the dynamic appearance of the BMW M240i M Performance Edition.

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Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold Rating for Standard Life Plc (SL)

BTG plc is engaged in the business of healthcare, focusing on Interventional Medicine therapies for liver cancer, emphysema and vascular disorders, specialty pharmaceuticals for acute care uses, and a licensing business. Macquarie Research maintained St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) rating on Thursday, April 28. On Monday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight".

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Europol says cyberattack that hit NHS is 'biggest in history and unique'

Cyber criminals released a virus which encrypted NHS data and demanded a ransom payable in bitcoin - an internet currency - to have them decrypted, with the threat of deletion if the money was not handed over. A spokeswoman for NHS Grampian said: "Our IT teams have been working over the weekend in the affected GP surgeries". Chinese state media said 29,372 institutions had been affected along with hundreds of thousands of devices, and universities and universities and schools among the ...

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Amazon adds video calling with Echo Show

Other things that the Echo Show can do is play YouTube videos, display the daily news along with the current weather forecast, and show the user's appointments for the day. Amazon says that they're "powerful, room-filling speakers with Dolby processing for crisp vocals and extended bass response". Which are now integrated into the Echo Show .

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Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

The attack has hit more than 200,000 victims across the world since Friday and is seen as an "escalating threat", said Rob Wainwright, the head of Europol , Europe's policing agency . FedEx: The company said it was "experiencing interference with some of our Windows-based systems caused by malware" and was trying to fix the problems as quickly as possible.

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Congress' All Out Attack On Modi Govt Over 3-Year Gala

The survey tilted in favour of Modi Government even in the odd situations like law and order is not in right direction, the rise in price and employment challenges in the country. "59% believe Govt on track to deliver to promises made in pre-election manifesto", read the release issued by LocalCircles. 65 percent of the citizens believed that government managed the Parliament effectively and took the Opposition along to clear key economic bills.

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Rumor: Assassin's Creed Origins Won't Have Naval Combat

Those Switch games would include "one unannounced" title along with Just Dance and "one or two more" coming later. "We intend to pursue our digital transformation and consolidate our new business model", Guillemot said. Finally, Ubisoft also confirmed, once again, that the latest South Park Game, subtitled " The Fractured But Whole ", will make its debut during this fiscal year as well.

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Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians

On Monday, McMaster told reporters: "The president and the foreign minister reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries including threats to civil aviation". "It's not helpful that this was the Russians", said Sen. McMaster would not confirm that Bossert made the calls but suggested that if he did, he was acting "maybe from an overabundance of caution".

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No data lost in cyber attack on Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

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. Wallace said the government used to contract for computer services across the entire NHS but that in 2007 that was stopped and left to the individual trusts.

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Avoid your ATM until RBI updates it to beat WannaCry ransomware

Cyber-security is not often top of the headlines across the world, but there was an exception last week as massive ransomware attack infected thousands of machines across the world, affecting many big companies and, perhaps most notably, the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.

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Trump Admits Sharing Terrorism Intel With Russia: 'I Have the Absolute Right'

McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, added " reports that this information was provided by a USA ally and shared without its knowledge sends a troubling signal to American's allies and partners around the world, and may impair their willingness to share intelligence with us in the future".

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Reach of 'Ransomware' Attack Could Expand, Experts Warn

Experts were urging organizations and companies to update older Microsoft operating systems immediately to limit vulnerability to a more powerful version of the malware - or to future versions that can't be stopped. The company said it had released a security update back in March to protect Windows system computers against such attacks, but said many computers "remained unpatched globally".

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Sonic Forces will let you play as a custom Sonic character

May 16, 2017 -Today, SEGA® revealed the third gameplay style in Sonic Forces is a powerful gadget touting customizable character. According to IGN , players will be able to choose from seven different custom character species, each with its own unique ability.

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Twitter Is Conflicted About The RompHim, A Romper For Men

It was launched on Kickstarter almost a month ago and has gained a whole heap of support, presumably by fashion forward men, or people who just want a laugh. One wrote: "My hubby would never wear a #romphim". "Everything was either too corporate, too fratty, too 'runway, ' or too basic". According to their Kickstarter page, the guys behind RompHim started working with a fashion design consultant in Chicago, and RompHim was born.

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John Terry takes centre stage at Chelsea championship party

The former England worldwide who announced he will be leaving Chelsea in April scores in the 4-3 win. Chelsea said on their official website: "After securing the Premier league title, and with agreement from all relevant local agencies, we can confirm a victory parade will be held on Sunday, May 28, commencing at midday".

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OnePlus 5 Leaked Pictures Highlight a Dual Camera Setup

The OnePlus 5 is in the making, and from all that has leaked online of the upcoming handset, Samsung should have enough reasons to be anxious for its current flagship, the Galaxy S8. It has been hardly four years for the Chinese tech company, OnePlus to step into the smartphone manufacturing market and it started gaining recognition right after rolling out the first ever device created by the entity.

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Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack

Japanese broadcaster NTV reported 600 companies in that country had been hit, and automaker Nissan and the Hitachi conglomerate said they were addressing the problem at their units that were affected. The NSA tools were stolen by hackers and dumped on the internet. A young cybersecurity researcher has been credited with helping to halt the ransomware's spread by accidentally activating a so-called "kill switch" in the malicious software.

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China pays for Windows XP addiction as 'WannaCry' hits

Thus, Microsoft has also made a decision to protect even its older customers, thus, update the Windows Defender engine to protect your computer. "Which we will", she said. "We are working with customers to provide additional assistance as this situation evolves", the company said. Once a vulnerable PC becomes infected, the computer will attempt to spread to other machines over the local network as well as over the internet.

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Nintendo's next smartphone game reportedly to be based on 'Legend of Zelda'

So let's dive in to see some more details on The Legend of Zelda title for smartphones and what more would it have to offer. Despite this claim, it seems that Fire Emblem Heroes is more profitable than Super Mario Run due to its dedicated fanbase, which may have the developer changing its mind when it comes to future games.

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Trusts were told about security patch last month — NHS cyberattack

Russian Federation and Britain were among the worst hit countries. Mr Tehan declined to provide details on the three affected companies, but said the first Australian company reported as hit was not "a government organisation or a hospital or anything like that".

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Cyber attack hit 200000 victims across 150 countries, says Europol chief

Director for Centre for Cyber Security Research at Deakin University, Professor Yang Xiang, said it was not ethical to pay ransom for data. The man, known as MalwareTech , has predicted that another attack is coming "quite likely on Monday".

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Expert finds more North Korea links in ransomware attack

In a blog post on Sunday, Microsoft Corp MSFT.O President Brad Smith confirmed what researchers already widely concluded: The attack made use of a hacking tool built by the U.S. The security firm Symantec also found links between Lazarus and WannaCry. But none reported that they had data encrypted or that they suffered significant disruptions.

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Manhunt for hackers behind global cyber attack

Payment is demanded within three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received within seven days the locked files will be deleted, according to the screen message. A divert remained in place for trauma, stroke and urgent heart attack treatment, where diagnostic services are required, at the Lister Hospital, part of East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (Midlands & East).

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Govt confirms Australia hit in cyber attack

The number of affected networks and individuals is likely to go up, he said, because "many workers left their computer turned on last Friday and will probably find out that they are also affected by the malware on Monday morning". "I can not put my hand on my heart and say that means we are 100 per cent cyber secure", he said. The 5,500-strong Renault factory in Douai, northern France, one of the most important vehicle plants in the country, will not open on Monday due to the attack , ...

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Waymo vs Uber- Court orders latter to return "pilfered" files

Monday's ruling prevents Uber from using Waymo's technology on a laser navigational tool called Lidar that robotic cars use to see what's around them. New cars come equipped with safety systems. Levandowski formed Ottmotto on January 15 and Otto Trucking on February 1. The demand that Uber hand over stolen documents will potentially giving Waymo further evidentiary discovery opportunities going forward.

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Massive Xbox One sale slashes prices on top backwards compatible 360 games

Let us know what games you'll be picking up this week in the comments! Phantom Dust is set in the future where the surface of Earth is uninhabitable. Windows Central states that Phantom Dust's ability system revolves around deck building mechanics. Which games interest you from the Xbox 360 era though, especially given the selection on hand? There's also been some much changes to the single player components of the game.

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DeShone Kizer: Plenty to learn before competing for Cleveland Browns QB job

It really is", said Jackson. "The consistency of playing quarterback in the National Football League at a high level is a challenge". "I don't know that, but I know we are going to do everything we can to get him there". The only question is how many, with a follow-up regarding what that means for how the season is going for the Browns. Griffin and McCown are both gone as they were released by the Browns at the end of the 2016 season.

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Government seeks answers on cyber-attack

Microsoft's President and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith, says this week's WannaCry attack "provides yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem". One of the suggestions Smith makes is to treat vulnerabilities in the same way other weapons are handled. The attack therefore spread faster than previous, smaller-scale ransomware attacks.

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Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

Putin made the comment after Moon said the foremost task to boost cooperation between the two countries was to strengthen strategic bilateral communication to find a solution to curb North Korea's nuclear threat, the Blue House said in a statement.

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Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus with Android 7.0 Nougat launched

But it turned out to be false and Lenovo is bringing new one this year which is dubbed Moto X 2017. A new press render leaks over the weekend which confirms all the upcoming Motorola devices. The Moto Z Play reveals that it will have a 5.5-inch display and mods. The big deal however is the battery , which packs a massive capacity of 3800 mAh.

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First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

He became an global sensation after he prevented hundreds of thousands of computers from being infected by the virus that wreaked havoc across the NHS . After that, the price would be doubled. It threatens to delete files within seven days if no payment is made. Nearly 50 United Kingdom health trusts are believed to have been targeted by hackers scrambling data and demanding a ransom in the digital currency Bitcoin in return for making it accessible again and threatening to delete it if ...

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Microsoft unveiled the Surface Laptop with Windows 10 S

MICROSOFT MAY BE AIMING its new Surface Laptop at students, but it looks like only those with rich mummies and daddies will be able to buy one. Featuring a 13.5-inch edge-to-edge touchscreen made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 , the Surface Laptop weighs in at 2.76 pounds and is 14.47 millimeters thick.

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Global cyber attack strikes heart of NHS in Scotland

Russia's Interior Ministry acknowledged a ransomware attack on its computers. Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. Local experts on Saturday scrambled to ensure hospitals and other public facilities did not fall victim to the massive ransomware operation, which had seen patients turned away and operations cancelled in Britain.

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Ransomware Cyber attack threat escalating: Europol

A senior nurse with NHS Lanarkshire in Scotland posted a video on Twitter appealing to members of the public "to stay away from acute hospitals unless it's an absolute emergency situation" while its IT systems remain affected. In February 2016, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre in California said it had paid a $17,000 ransom to regain control of its computers from hackers.


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