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Only a small number of US -headquartered organizations were hit because the hackers appear to have begun the campaign by targeting organisations in Europe, said Thakur. "The key question" to consider is how an attack such as Friday's could originate "from a noncritical system such as email" and then spread to other systems, said Awais Rashid, a professor of software engineering at Lancaster University.
  • Microsoft outlines plans for Windows 10 update

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    Story Remix looks to be an advanced version of the discontinued app, and lands somewhere in the realm of Apple's new Clips app and Google's Photo Assistant, but with a greater range of editing tools. Windows 10 wants to follow you everywhere, but not in a creepy way. Microsoft also introduced a mixed-reality controller that will work with virtual-reality goggles being developed by hardware makers using the company's software.
  • Star Wars Battlefront II Is Likely Getting PlayStation VR Exclusive Content

    Star Wars Battlefront II Is Likely Getting PlayStation VR Exclusive Content

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    There is no news at this time regarding any potential DLC that EA has lined up for the game. Wilson mentioned that the content in the game will be over three times the size of its predecessor at launch. "Give more reasons to stick around, try out different heroes, try out different trooper types, and that's why we introduced classes". EA has made it clear they've learned a lot from the first Battlefront game, and pledges that fan feedback was used to craft Battlefront II .
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    Claudio Ranieri "proud" to hand Premier League crown over to Antonio Conte

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    Yet there were moments back in the autumn when things looked in danger of unravelling as defeats by Liverpool and Arsenal threatened to undermine a bright start to the season. We must be pleased for this season. "When you arrive after a bad season and the team has arrived at 10th in the league it means there are a lot of problems.My players showed me great professionalism, commitment, work-rate and will to try to win this league", Conte said, as quoted by the BBC .
  • Major cyber attacks strike worldwide

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    Kaspersky Lab , a Russian cybersecurity firm, said it had recorded at least 45,000 attacks in as many as 74 countries. "We have activated our major incident plan to make sure we can maintain the safety and welfare of patients", the spokesman said.
  • At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyberattack

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    A screenshot obtained by the Health Service Journal (HSJ) purported to show the pop-up that appeared on at least one of the computers affected. The Kent Community Health Trust said it had not been directly affected - but had shut its system down after being alerted to the attack.
  • Windows 10 IoT platform to provide support to Intel's processors

    Windows 10 IoT platform to provide support to Intel's processors

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    The Fall Creators Update - a similar marketing moniker to a spring edition released in April - will come with Timeline, a feature created to let you jump back into files you were using a few hours or days ago as if you'd never left. iTunes for Windows 10 will include support for Apple Music, the iTunes Store, iPhones, and any other Apple device. The Redmond, Wash., company calls the emerging field "mixed reality" because it melds the artificial with things that actually are happening around ...
  • LEGO Star Wars May the Fourth Build: Grand Admiral Thrawn's

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    It seems likely that more Star Wars promotions will be happening today, but as far as things inside of our wheelhouse are concerned, these seem like the big ones right now. To celebrate Star Wars Mr. Sadler will be watching Star Wars in his room at lunch and wearing his Obi-Wan robe all day. It might also have something to do with that day being Cinco de Mayo, but to this day fans still like to let their "evil sides" come out the day after "Star Wars" Day .
  • United Kingdom hospitals turn away patients after ransomware cyberattack

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    This image provided by the Twitter page of @fendifille shows a computer at Greater Preston CCG as Britain's National Health Service is investigating "an issue with IT" Friday May 12, 2017. Russia's interior ministry said that some of its computers had been hit by a "virus attack" and that efforts were underway to destroy it. British based cyber researcher Chris Doman of AlienVault said the ransomware "looks to be targeting a wide range of countries", with initial evidence of infections in at ...
  • British hospitals, Spanish firms among targets of huge cyberattack

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    Europol has said the wave of cyber attacks wreaking havoc across the globe is "at an unprecedented level". Still, only a small number of US-headquartered organisations were hit because the hackers appear to have begun the campaign by targeting organisations in Europe, said Vikram Thakur, research manager with security software maker Symantec.
  • Here's The Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion In Action

    Here's The Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion In Action

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    The " Hot Wheels " downloadable content (DLC) for " Forza Horizon 3 " has arrived, bringing in a slew of wonderful new cars for racers to drive including the 2012 Rip Rod and the 2005 Ford Mustang. The game now also takes better advantage of DirectX 12 to "allow the visuals to be processed out of order during the frame" in an effort to reduce stalls and sync issues, which also helps reduce CPU load.
  • A 'kill switch' is slowing the spread of WannaCry ransomware

    A 'kill switch' is slowing the spread of WannaCry ransomware

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    According to security researchers , the ransomware exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows operating system that was disclosed in an April leak of NSA spying tools. "This appears to be the first incidence of the use of an NSA exploit in a broad and far reaching cybercriminal campaign", John Bambenek of Fidelis Cybersecurity said.