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North Korean scientists and technicians, who developed missile Hwasong-12 cheer North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in this undated image. Asked about Beijing and Moscow's support for the six previous rounds of United Nations sanctions, Kim said both countries are "close neighbors" who "understand our nuclear projection occurred through the US continued nuclear threat and its hostile policy" toward North Korea.
  • All You Need To Know About WannaCry Ransomware

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    The official told PTI that most Indian homes were using pirated Operating Softwares which were never updated, making them more vulnerable to the modern day virus threats like ransomware. Which types of systems have been infected so far? Hospitals across the United Kingdom seemed particularly badly hit - possibly because of a reliance on older version of Windows - and many are still dealing with the aftermath.
  • WannaCry ransomware - What you need to know

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    And it's expected to cause more problems on Monday. It surfaced on Friday and locked users out of their computers by encrypting important files - leaving only one way out i.e.by paying $300 of ransom in Bitcoin. Microsoft released a software update in March that protects against this vulnerability, but we've since learned that many people did not update their computers.
  • In the Network appeared new information about the iPhone 8

    In the Network appeared new information about the iPhone 8

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    The quote is allegedly $18-22 Dollars, 150% higher than the cost of manufacturing the 3D Touch solution for current generation devices, reports the Economic Daily News via DigiTimes . It's widely believed that the vertical orientation of the iPhone 8's camera module has to do with the rumored augmented reality features Apple is planning to show off later this year.
  • 'WannaCry': Contrary to Centre's assurance, ransomware to spread rapidly, warn IT experts

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    Payments could go up as the ransomware warned the cost would double after three days, and threatened to delete files within seven days if no payment was made. As hundreds of ATMs are being shut down in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware cyber attack , an expert has dubbed it as an interim measure while suggesting that the government should come up with national cyber security law rather than just "giving lip service".
  • Windows XP users can remove WannaCry ransomware

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    A Microsoft spokesman reached Sunday said the company had no comment. The company's president and chief legal officer Brad Smith wrote, 'We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence Agency show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the NSA has affected customers around the world.' Mr Smith is reported by the BBC as saying, 'As cybercriminals become more sophisticated, there is simply no way for customers to protect themselves against threats unless ...
  • Protecting Windows-Based Computers From WannaCry Ransomware

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    WannaCry is a type of trojan virus called ransomware . While the volume-pricing deal with Microsoft was eventually cancelled, the responsibility for the software (and any updates) was not removed from users or managers. Install Microsoft's patch. 3. The best thing to do is to upload all that boring and tedious updates coming from software developers and constantly duplicate all the data files to different locations.
  • Shadow Brokers Threaten To Unleash More Hacking Tools

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    It adds, "Each month peoples can be paying membership fee, then getting members only data dump each month". What is "WannaCry" and how does the ransomware work? "In June, TheShadowBrokers is announcing "TheShadowBrokers Data Dump of the Month" service", it said .
  • Wannacry cyber attack compromised Russian banks in isolated cases

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    But if it's been almost a week since you were infected by WannaCry , and the ransomware is threatening to delete your files, then it couldn't hurt to try this. "His tool is very ingenious as it does not look for the actual key but the prime numbers in memory to recompute the key itself", noted French malware researcher Matt Suiche , who runs the information-security Comae in Dubai, in a blog post.
  • Trump willing to engage with N Korea, on conditions: Seoul

    Trump willing to engage with N Korea, on conditions: Seoul

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    At the United Nations , North Korean Deputy Ambassador Kim In Ryong was defiant. But a senior North Korean diplomat has said Pyongyang is also open to having talks with Washington under the right conditions. Each new nuclear and longer-range missile test is part of the North's attempt to build a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. The test "represents a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile", John Schilling, an aerospace expert, said in an ...
  • French Researchers Say They Found a Last-Ditch Cure to Unlock WannaCry Files

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    Users looking to decrypt files from WannaCry should run WannaKiwi as soon as possible and not reboot or turn off their system until then. The Russian Central Bank has reported documented cases of compromised resources of the Russian banks as a result of cyber attacks using malicious software Wannacry, although previously, the regulator said that there were no casualties.