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My parents are both from Hyderabad. It is feared computers in accident and emergency wards, GP's surgeries and other vital services across the NHS were infected with a virus based on hacking tools developed by USA cyber warfare agents. The ministry said IT technicians can update the Windows operating system's security by installing MS17-010 Patch , update antimalware programs, deactivate server message blocks - which provide shared access to files in the same network - and block ports 139/445 ...
  • Ransomware attack hits 74 countries: Kaspersky Lab

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    This one worked because of a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a known and highly risky security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and malware created to spread quickly once inside university, business and government networks.
  • Global ransomware virus 'Wannacry' found in Indian cyberspace

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    The ransomware attack employed a malware called WannaCrypt that encrypts a user's data and then demands a payment - in this instance $300-worth of bitcoins - to retrieve and unlock said data. A 22-year old security researcher in the United Kingdom discovered a "kill-switch" to initially stop the spread of the attack. "It's very important everyone understands that all they (the hackers) need to do is change some code and start again".
  • World licks cyber wounds from ransomware attack

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    The US Department of Homeland Security said that it was ready to lend technical support to contain the spread of the malware. Experts and officials offered differing estimates of the scope of the attacks, but all agreed it was huge. A display panel with the attack running can be seen Friday at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany. Universities in Greece and Italy also were hit .
  • Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) Gained 4.7% in the last trading session

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    BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of Cisco Systems from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $37.00 to $35.00 in a research report on Tuesday. Comparatively, RAD posted earnings of $0.07 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. Equities research analysts predict that Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Nations grapple with huge cyber attack

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    On Barts Trust NHS website a statement says: "We are continuing to deal with a major IT disruption and we are sorry for any delays experienced at our hospitals". Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed 126,534 ransomware infections in 99 countries , with Russia, #Ukraine and #Taiwan the top targets.
  • Microsoft renovates Windows 10 at Build 2017

    Microsoft renovates Windows 10 at Build 2017

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    The upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is underlining this philosophy with features like Timeline and new Cortana capabilities that will make it easier for people to use their Android and iOS devices with Windows 10. For starters, the next Creators Update is coming during the Autumn and will feature the new "Fluent Design System", previously known as Project Neon.
  • Researcher finds 'kill switch' for global cyber attack ransomware

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    Business take longer to install critical updates and patches , often to avoid impacting any legacy software they are running. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability that was purportedly identified by the U.S. Shortly after that disclosure, Microsoft announced it had already issued software "patches" for those holes. That means those customers will not have received the above mentioned Security Update released in March.
  • Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

    Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

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    The daughter said she saw their mother tear the card and hit the boy's head "hard" multiple times. 30-year-old Shontrell Murphy is a mother of two and according to NBC News's WYFF , admitted to hitting her son but claimed it was not "hard or in a violent manner".
  • Antonio Conte wants cash to improve Blues

    Antonio Conte wants cash to improve Blues

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    But the 47-year-old suggested after the title success at The Hawthorns that he wanted to build on the rejuvenation he has led this season with Champions League football in 2017/18. Former player Ryan Bertrand is another option that the club is looking into but there is a lot of competition for his signature. Costa: "Oh my God, man".
  • N Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

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    He said Sunday's launch may have been of a new mobile, two-stage liquid-fueled missile North Korea displayed in a huge April 15 military parade. Japan has hit out once again at the North for threatening their safety, but according to the trajectory and height of the missile, the USA should be more anxious.