• Worldwide cyberattack: Here's how to protect yourself

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    The massive ransomware attack that began last week and hit computers around the world should send a "wake-up call" to governments that have kept vulnerabilities secret to exploit them, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said yesterday in a blog post .
  • Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title

    Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title

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    Celta are rounding off their domestic season with nothing to play for following their deep run in the Europa League where only a missed last-second chance at the Old Trafford stood between them and a historic qualification to the final. At Balaidos, the Galician team have only won one of their last nine league clashes with Real Madrid , 2-0 in May 2014 (L8). In that game played on the 11th of May 2014, Carlo Ancelotti played with Casemiro, Modric, Isco or Morata in the starting eleven.
  • Chinese state media says US should take some blame for cyber attack

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    A group called the Shadow Brokers were able to steal the tools last summer and started publishing them online. The firm analysed the malicious software, and found that the wormable component is based on the EternalBlue exploit that had been leaked out in a data dump allegedly coming from the NSA.
  • NHS cyber attack: Grimsby's Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital IS affected

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    They were infiltrated by the malicious software, while many others shut down servers as a precautionary measure. Europol said Saturday that the attack was of an "unprecedented level and requires global investigation". "At this stage", the NHS said, "we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed". The attack is unique, according to Europol, because it combines ransomware with a worm function, meaning once one machine is infected, the entire internal network is scanned and ...
  • White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies

    White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies

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    It blamed governments for storing data on software vulnerabilities which could then be accessed by hackers. In March, just weeks before the agency's cache of exploits were stolen and leaked online, Microsoft patched the flaw in its Windows operating system.
  • United States should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

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    Businesses and networks across Asia are coping with the first wave of WannaCry during their workweek. He said "the level of criminal activity is at the lower end of the range that we had anticipated". Infected computers showed a screen giving the user three days to pay up. WikiLeaks' release of CIA hacking tools in March and the stealing of a Microsoft Windows vulnerability from the National Security Agency last month has caused alarm in many security circles.
  • PES 2018 release date announced

    PES 2018 release date announced

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    PES 2018 is expected to arrive at least on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, but could also release on Switch and consoles of the past generation. This year's Pro Evolution Soccer , PES 2018 , will launch on 14th September 2017 for PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
  • Intel Core i9 benchmarks: Core i7-7920X with 12C/24T

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    The leak indicates that the frequencies of the chip, base and turbo, are "to be determined". Below that will be a chip called the Core i9-7900X. The Intel Core i9-7820X will feature 8 CPU cores, will support Hyper Threading, will come with 11MB of L3 cache, 28 PCIe Lanes, will be clocked at 3.6Ghz and will be turbo-boosted at 4.5Ghz (via the new Turbo-Clock 3.0 tech that it will support).
  • Microsoft offers free security fixes following global cyberattack

    Microsoft offers free security fixes following global cyberattack

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    The effects were felt around the globe, disrupting computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in nations as diverse as Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Spain, India and the U.S. 'Hopefully people are learning how important it is to apply these patches, ' said Darien Huss, a senior security research engineer for cybersecurity firm Proofpoint , who helped stem the reach of the weekend attack.
  • Trump revealed highly classified info to Russian Federation

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    McMaster said, I thought he said and I know he feels that we had actually a great meeting with the foreign minister, so we're going to have a lot of great success over the next coming years", he told reporters before turning the discussion to his plans for cooperation with Turkey.
  • WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

    WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

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    Gas stations: State-run media in China reported that some gas stations saw their digital payment systems shut down, forcing customers to bring cash. The White House says despite the number of computers hit, hackers have only taken about $70,000 dollars. It was highly critical of the way governments stored data on software vulnerabilities.