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Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call - Microsoft warns

Since Friday, May 12, malicious software named WannaCry has spread around the world in a massive cyberattack that has affected Windows computers in hospitals, government agencies and businesses. M...

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Deputy attorney general stands behind anti-Comey memo

Senators said Thursday that Rosenstein knew that President Trump was going to fire Comey before he wrote a memo raking Comey over the coals for his handling of the Clinton email scandal. Deputy Attorn...

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WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack is a 'wake-up call', says Microsoft

WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack is a 'wake-up call', says Microsoft

In March, Microsoft released a security update for supported operating systems which addresses the vulnerability that WannaCry exploits. But if you're just hearing about this attack - or waking up to ...

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Aussie businesses confirmed affected by global ransomware attack: gov't

The hackers exploited software code from the National Security Agency that leaked online. Cyber security experts said the spread of the worm dubbed WannaCry - " ransomware " that locked up more th...

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Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all'

Prosecutors: Times Square driver wanted to 'kill them all'

Rojas returned from his Navy service with a drinking problem and had posted "crazy stuff" on social media, said a friend, Mr Harrison Ramos, speaking to Reuters at the Bronx apartment building whe...

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Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto

The party promises option to remain in the bloc if British voters reject final Brexit deal. The latter involves promises to press for the United Kingdom to unilaterally guarantee the rights of the 3...

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Facebook to compete with Twitch as it signs deal with ESL

Facebook to compete with Twitch as it signs deal with ESL

In June, ESL is planning to broadcast over 5500 hours of gaming tournaments - talk about keeping you glued to your seats. A report by Digiday earlier this year suggested that Facebook was lookin...

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You'll soon be able to send money with Google Assistant

Barring any secrets Google is hanging onto, there's no denying that this is one of the outwardly duller Android releases in recent memory. At the same time, the focus of this year's Android ...

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Technology experts worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service

Technology experts worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service

Meanwhile, Labour and the Liberal Democrats have demanded an inquiry into the attack , though home secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC that the government had the "right plans" in place to limit th...

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Google Announces 360-degree Video at Home

Google Announces 360-degree Video at Home

Google is also working with Qualcomm on a reference design for the standalone headsets, which may see it join partners in releasing a commercial device. Post them on social media or share directly ove...

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Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair

Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena: Senate Intel Chair

The subpoena came after Robert Kelner, Flynn's lawyer, told the committee Flynn would not voluntarily provide the documents they requested. Flynn's attorneys "have not yet indicated their intentions...

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Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software

Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software

Here are the things we've learned so far. The malware which is used in the attack - called WannaCry - attacks Microsoft Windows operating systems and takes control of user's files, demanding $300 (£23...

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Moto C and Moto C Plus are Motorola's newest Android smartphones

Moto C and Moto C Plus are Motorola's newest Android smartphones

There are two new budget Motorola smartphones - say hello to the super affordable Moto C and Moto C Plus . The Moto C Plus weighs 162 grams and dimensions measure 144×72.3×10 mm. However, the Mo...

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Amazon's newest smarthome device could break your phone obsession

The Echo Show costs $230 (or £220 or €240 in the United Kingdom and Germany, respectively) - a figure that might be a hard sell, considering that the new Echo Look is almost $100 less. But, you can ...

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On Election Day, Iran Chooses Between Gradual Reform And Conservative Return

On Election Day, Iran Chooses Between Gradual Reform And Conservative Return

Nonetheless, the president could influence the selection process for the next supreme leader if Mr. Khamenei, said to be in ill health, were to pass away within the next four years.If re-elected, Pres...

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Global ransomware attack used info stolen from NSA, says Microsoft

In 2014, Microsoft ended support for the highly popular Windows XP, released in 2001 and engineered beginning in the late 1990s, arguing that the software was out of date and wasn't built with m...

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Google's New Initiative is to Optimize Android for Low-End Devices

There is no concrete evidence at this point to confirm this, and Google might have implemented the feature into this developer preview exclusively for testing purposes. So, as of right now, there's ...

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Daydream standalone VR by Qualcomm

Daydream standalone VR by Qualcomm

The new platform is now on the works and the new VR is scheduled to come out later this year via HTC and Lenovo. With this new effort, however, you won't even need to worry about slipping your smartph...

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Destiny 2's PC Version May Actually Release Later Than Consoles

Firstly, there is no release date for Destiny 2 PC, meaning that it may be delayed. Reddick plays the character called Commander Zavala . These are just a few of the many updates Bungie and A...

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Google officially launches Google Assistant for iPhone

This includes appliances such as fridges, ovens, washers, dryers, and so on. Also being launched is " Find My Device " as part of Google Play Protect , allowing you to locate, ring, lock and erase ...

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Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

When experts say North Korea is behind an attack, what they often mean is that Pyongyang is suspected of working with or through a group known as Lazarus. And both said this could all be a "false flag...

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Singapore Airlines to re-integrate cargo unit

Singapore Airlines to re-integrate cargo unit

It reported a S$132m hit to net profit relating to a European anticompetition ruling against its cargo unit, which had been previously announced. Singapore Airlines, and others, have battled the r...

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China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin, in comments carried on state television, said the framework was comprehensive and took into account the concerns of all sides. United States officials calle...

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Xbox Multiplayer All-Access Event Launches This Weekend

Xbox Multiplayer All-Access Event Launches This Weekend

But this weekend, you'll be able to see what the service is all about without putting in a single dime. Microsoft has announced the launch of a Multiplayer All-Access event for Minecraft: Xbox E...

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NSA Told Microsoft of Flaw Before Ransomware Attack

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that criminals use to attack computer systems. If people would have acted more carefully online, the attack would not have extended so much. "Keeping critica...

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Shadow Brokers teases more Windows exploits and cyberespionage data

Moreover, Shadow Brokers also threatened to dump compromised network data from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, or North Korean nukes and missile programs . In December, Shadow Brokers cancelled its a...

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1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire

1 firefighter killed, 2 seriously hurt in San Antonio fire

Two other firefighters were also injured in the fire. Firefighter Scott Deem was killed late Thursday while battling a fire at a San Antonio strip mall. "They'll be going home for the reminder of ...

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Telegram now lets users buy things from chatbots in its messaging app

Telegram now lets users buy things from chatbots in its messaging app

The application compresses video messages and sends them even as they are being recorded, which is why they arrive at their destination very fast. Following that, you can tap and hold the video button...

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USA should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

USA should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

Cybercriminals behind the scam are typically demanding $300 in Bitcoin to unlock a company's computers. Officials at Thariyode panchayat office in Wayanad found on Monday that four of their computers ...

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How Analysts Feel About American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO)?

Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $17.00 target price on shares of American Eagle Outfitters in a research note on Friday, May 12th. The firm had revenue of $761.80 million...

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