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Dean said the ransomware infects computers using a bad email link, locks them, encrypts files and demands 300 dollars in bitcoin to unlock the system. Money was then demanded by the hackers in the digital currency bitcoin to unlock it. While Microsoft broadened access to a security patch on Saturday to thousands of users whose old Windows support agreements have expired, law enforcement and intelligence authorities around the world, led by Britain's new cybersecurity agency, are working to ...
  • North Korea reports on South`s Presidential Election

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    During the first two days since his inauguration, South Korean President Moon Jae-in called the leaders of the US, China and Japan and discussed pressing issues related to the Korean Peninsula. He reiterated that the Chinese side has long stuck to the goal of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, safeguarding the Peninsula's peace and stability, and solving problems through dialogue and negotiation.
  • Former Generations actor Mandla Hlatshwayo murdered

    Former Generations actor Mandla Hlatshwayo murdered

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    Four armed suspects entered the pub and robbed people there. "We've lost a great actor, radio presenter, and also a great musician famously known for his house music compilations". He was gunned down last night at the Meli pub in Pimville. The hashtag #RIPMandla has been trending since news of his death broke on Monday morning.
  • Trump invites South Korean president Moon to Washington

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    New South Korean President Moon Jae-in said as he took office Wednesday that he is open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about its aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. "I am willing to go anywhere for the peace of the Korean Peninsula". Moon has said the decision had been made hastily and his government should have the final say on whether to deploy it.
  • Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

    Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

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    The island is far from civilization - the University of Tasmania explained in a statement that only researchers visit, with sometimes several years between trips - but ocean currents make sure plastic pollution reaches the island from places like South America.
  • Dinosaurs may have survived if asteroid hit ocean

    Dinosaurs may have survived if asteroid hit ocean

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    The researchers said that if the extraterrestrial rock arrived about 30 seconds earlier, it may not have killed the dinosaurs . Scientists have drilled into the 20-mile deep crater created by the impact of the asteroid off the Yucatan peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico to better understand the asteroid strike that happened about 68 million years ago.
  • After Winning Lawsuit Against Facebook, ZeniMax Sues Samsung Over VR

    After Winning Lawsuit Against Facebook, ZeniMax Sues Samsung Over VR

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    According to fresh reports , ZeniMax has filed a complaint alleging that Samsung's Gear VR knowingly used Oculus' VR technology to build its mobile headset. As you might have heard, there is quite a huge legal battle brewing in the VR space and that is between the folks at ZeniMax and Oculus. "Without this relief, Samsung will continue to profit unjustly at ZeniMax's expense".
  • Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack

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    Infected computers appear to largely be out-of-date devices that organisations deemed not worth the price of upgrading or, in some cases, machines involved in manufacturing or hospital functions that proved too hard to patch without possibly disrupting crucial operations, security experts said .
  • Indian woman gang-raped, beaten to death by bricks

    Indian woman gang-raped, beaten to death by bricks

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    Apart from Sumit, another accused, Vikas, has been arrested. Haryana police-perhaps wanting to avoid a repeat of the criticism that plagued their Delhi colleagues following their slow response to the 2012 Delhi gang rape-have been quick to make arrests.
  • UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting after North Korea launches missile

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    North Korea fired a ballistic missile early Sunday, sending it from a launch site near its border with China some 450 miles into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest missile launch as "dangerous" but warned against "intimidating" Pyongyang. The White House also suggested that Russian Federation should be concerned.
  • Cyber attack: Some ATMs remained shut on precautionary ground

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    As terrifying as the unprecedented global "ransomware" attack was, cybersecurity experts say it's nothing compared to what might be coming - especially if companies and governments don't make major fixes. He criticised United States intelligence agencies, including the CIA and NSA, for "stockpiling" such code that could be used by hackers. Microsoft's lawyer says governments should "report vulnerabilities" that they discover to software companies, "rather than stockpile, sell, or ...
  • Microsoft lambasts NSA for WannaCry, time for a "wake-up call"

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    It is believed to be the biggest online extortion ever, hitting British hospitals, German rail and companies and government agencies. "Because of the ransomware infection, we are not able to show commercials at some theaters". Ransomware often is downloaded through phishing emails. Back up your data on an offline hard drive. 4. It's not just your computer that you need to be anxious about.