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That move, which cost just $10.69, redirected the attacks to the server of Kryptos Logic, the security company where he works. The United Kingdom, meanwhile, had its entire National Health Service under attack. The malware locked patient files on computers at two hospitals in the capital, Jakarta, a government official said. It was benign because it contained a flaw that prevented it from taking over computers and demanding ransom to unlock files but other more malicious ones will likely pop ...
  • Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

    Government activates mechanism to prevent cyber attack

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    WannaCry paralyzed computers running mostly older versions of Microsoft Windows in some 150 countries. When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Microsoft President Brad Smith says , in a message about the malicious software that has created havoc on computer networks in more than 150 countries since Friday.
  • Japan Inc. sees no major impact from ransomware

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    New variants of the rapidly replicating worm were discovered Sunday and one did not include the so-called kill switch that allowed researchers to interrupt its spread Friday by diverting it to a dead end on the internet. Bossert says the US hasn't ruled out involvement by a foreign government, but that the recent ransom demands suggest a criminal network. Unfortunately computers already affected will not be helped by the solution.
  • ProBeat: Microsoft's Fluent Design System is boring, and that's a good thing

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    This way, we had Threshold as the name for the first version of Windows 10, Threshold 2 for November Update, Redstone Anniversary Update, Redstone 2 or Creators Update and Redstone 3 or Fall Creators Update . For example, you'll be able to copy text on your Windows device and paste it on iOS through SwiftKey's keyboard. This is huge because, as we mentioned last week , their new 10 S operating system only gives users access to apps in the Windows Store.
  • Cyberattack is 'wake-up call' for governments

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    The software giant compared the severity of the attack with "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen". Top telcos said there was no immediate impact of the global ransomware attack, but they are taking every precaution to keep the country's phone networks secure and insulate them from potential malware attacks in future.
  • OnePlus 5 With 8GB Of RAM Appears On Retailers Website

    OnePlus 5 With 8GB Of RAM Appears On Retailers Website

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    It is possible that the website is putting together all the information available about the phone on the internet or maybe they have their own source to confirm the details. That being said, it is believed that the OnePlus 5 might finally have a microSD card slot, though such is still circumstantial as of the moment. It will be running Android 7.1.1 Nougat at launch.
  • NHS Trusts in Lancashire cancel and postpone appointments after cyber attack

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    Tracy Bullock, chief executive, said: "We are now checking all our layers of protection in our system and so far have found no issue or impact on the Trust from the cyber-attack". The government is not legally bound to notify at-risk companies. Hackers said they stole the tools from the NSA and dumped them on the internet. It follows Friday's ransomware attack on NHS computers which affected 13 health bodies in Scotland.
  • Hospitals remain key targets as ransomware attacks expected to increase

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    One case affected a hospital, and the other a personal computer. Among the 10,000 organizations affected are Britain's National Health Service, the US -based courier FedEx, automaker Renault in France and Spain's largest telecom operator. As per a Hindustan Times report rest of the activities are blacklisted thus preventing it from attacking Indian ATMs. WannaCry preyed on a Microsoft vulnerability, but widely used operating systems involve millions and millions of lines of code and are ...
  • Former FBI Chief James Comey declines to testify before Senate

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    Senate. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is among the dozen candidates U.S. President Donald Trump is considering to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey. "We don't have press conferences", the president said. But Comey's firing came days after he reportedly asked for more resources to advance the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the USA presidential election.