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Security software company Avast reported "more than 57,000 detections". "For those organizations who have not yet applied the security update, we suggest you immediately deploy Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-010". A cyber strike which hit dozens of British hospitals today is part of a wider "international attack", Prime Minister Theresa May said. "The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna Decryptor", NHS said.
  • NHS 'robust' after cyber-attack

    NHS 'robust' after cyber-attack

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    The ransomware, called "WannaCry", locks down all the files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in order to regain control of them. Hospitals across England and Scotland have been simultaneously hit by a ransomware attack , NHS Digital has confirmed . As a result, some hospitals and Global Positioning System have not been able to access patient data, computers were locked by Ransomware grogram demanding a payment worth of £230.
  • Mom of OH boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard"

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    School officials have said they chose to share the video with police even though the connection between the incident and the boy's death remains unclear. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said his office is looking into possible charges in the case. This Friday, May 12, 2017, photo shows the Carson School, an elementary school in Cincinnati .
  • Stock Roundup: Corning Inc. (GLW)

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    TCW Group Inc. now owns 5,981,079 shares of the electronics maker's stock valued at $145,160,000 after buying an additional 345,070 shares in the last quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 26th. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of Corning Inc. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Corning Incorporated (GLW) Position Cut by Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC" was originally published by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily.
  • Cyber Strike on UK Hospitals is 'International Attack', Says PM Theresa May

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    Also badly hit was Britain's National Health Service, which declared a "major incident" after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances and scrap operations. At Royal London Hospital, doctors who wanted to access patient scans to use as part of lessons for medical students could not do so, he said. Doctors' practices and pharmacies reported similar problems.
  • Halo Studio Head moves to Microsoft's 'Mixed Reality' team

    Halo Studio Head moves to Microsoft's 'Mixed Reality' team

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    There will be an adjustment made in the 343 Industries, because today we learned that director of the studio, Dan Ayoub, will leave his post to join the ranks of Microsoft's Mixed Reality team. It has been confirmed that Ayoub will be leaving the gaming industry altogether, but will be staying within Microsoft to work with the Mixed Reality team.
  • Massive cyber-attack hits at least 99 countries

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    The IT systems of NHS sites across the country on Friday appear to have been simultaneously hit, with a pop-up message demanding a ransom in exchange for access to the PCs, the Guardian reported. It said that the NHS did not appear to have been the main target of the attack. The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust was "experiencing significant problems with our telephone network", it said in an online statement.
  • What Will Fall's Windows 10 Update Bring?

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    For starters, the next Creators Update is coming during the Autumn and will feature the new " Fluent Design System ", previously known as Project Neon. The same applies for editing Word documents, or using third-party apps. Here is some good news for the few people who love iTunes and the masses who are stuck using it because they've already invested in large video and music libraries.
  • Hulu now serves up 50 Live TV channels for $40 a month

    Hulu now serves up 50 Live TV channels for $40 a month

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    The new service is officially called Hulu with Live TV, which is a bit clunky, but it's not going to turn off people interested in subscribing. That deal gave Hulu access to all four major broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox. Hulu will join a field that includes YouTube TV, AT&T Inc's DirecTV Now, Dish Network Corp.'s Sling TV and Sony Corp.'s PlayStation Vue. It costs a little bit more than YouTube TV but there are more features.
  • High school student reports ransomware attack

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    The ransomware, once opened by a single user on a computer network, is able to spread to many other machines on that network, vastly expanding the reach of the attack. National Security Agency (NSA) and revealed publicly in a WikiLeaks data dump last month. " This decision was made based on an assessment of this situation, with the principle of protecting our customer ecosystem overall, firmly in mind ".