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Criminals behind WannaCry ransomware earned a stupidly small amount of money

Criminals behind WannaCry ransomware earned a stupidly small amount of money

It essentially relies on victims clicking on or downloading the attachment, which causes the program to run and infect your computer with ransomware. A worldwide WannaCry (also known as WannaCrypt) ...

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Apple patented a pizza box, for pizzas

Apple patented a pizza box, for pizzas

It's also created to be tightly stackable and made out of pretty much anything food-safe, so you get maximum benefit in your pizza box. The team at Wired was able to pre-empt everyone and get a tour...

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Delphi joins the Intel-BMW-Mobileye self driving cars project

Delphi joins the Intel-BMW-Mobileye self driving cars project

Partnerships are proving key to the development of self-driving cars , and one of the most formidable autonomous-car teams just got a new member. Delphi announced its intentions to spin off its power...

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Moto Z Play Gets April 2017 Security Update

Moto Z Play Gets April 2017 Security Update

Now, the most recent leak shows images of the Moto Z2 Force and Z2 Play models side by side. The highlight of the Moto Z2 Force seems to be the dual rear camera setup. Sharing some details on the ...

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Apple to discontinue iPad mini as device gets squeezed from both ends

However, there's no clarity on if the existing iPad mini series will also be discontinued, or Apple will continue to sell it for a period of time. For instance, the new iPad Pro comes with a large s...

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Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code

Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code

United States and European security officials told Reuters on condition of anonymity that it was too early to say who might be behind the attacks, but they did not rule out North Korea as a suspect. "...

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USA teen dies of caffeine overdose

Two hours before he collapsed, Cripe drank a cafe latte, a large Diet Mountain Dew and an energy drink. Meanwhile, many coffee and energy drink companies are differentiating themselves in a crowded ma...

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RBI directive on opening ATMs

RBI directive on opening ATMs

The virus reportedly encrypts files on the infected Windows PCs and then asks users to pay $300 in Bitcoins. The RBI's instructions follow malware incidents across the world that have attacked com...

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UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent

UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent

The price of clothes also climbed to its highest level for six years, stepping up by 1.1% between March and April, while food prices lifted by 0.2% month-on-month after coming in flat last year. "Ther...

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Apple announces Singapore store's opening date

Apple announces Singapore store's opening date

According to the new " Today at Apple " website , the early lineup includes performances in the U.S.by Lil Buck, Charlie Puth, and Leon Bridges in San Francisco; Christopher Martin and Estelle in Broo...

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Arms Is Getting Its Own Nintendo Direct Tomorrow

Arms Is Getting Its Own Nintendo Direct Tomorrow

ARMS coverage will likely help explore the game's growing roster, as well as introduce new weapon mechanics and, possibly, stages set to be used in the game. Let us know in the comments. We don't hav...

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Ian Poulter returns to world's top 100 after second at Players Championship

He's been plagued with back problems all season, forcing him to withdraw from four tournaments and also miss seven cuts. By all accounts, the South Korean is just getting started. He made the most o...

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Amazon Puts Alexa Into Affordable 4K TVs

Amazon Puts Alexa Into Affordable 4K TVs

While users can still buy an Amazon TV box, there's a new set of televisions with the abilities of Amazon TV inside. Tell Alexa, "Play Empire ", and it will find a version that you have access to, wh...

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Ransomware virus could be worse on Monday

On Monday, the White House promised a fight against the Ransomware attack on 300,000 computers in 150-countries. This particular program, called WannaCry, asks for about $300, though the price incre...

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Leigh Sales grills Scott Morrison over budget

Pushing up personal income tax by lifting the Medicare levy to 2.5 per cent of personal income is at odds with Mr Morrison's previous message that there is a spending problem not a revenue problem. He...

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Snowbirds cite need for additional training, cancel airshow appearances

Snowbirds cite need for additional training, cancel airshow appearances

The Yellowknife air show was on Saturday. The Snowbirds concluded their announcement on Monday by thanking airshow organizers for their understanding, and "all our fans for their continued encouragi...

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Microsoft shows 'versatile' Windows update

Disclosure: Microsoft sponsored the correspondent's flights and hotel in Seattle for Build 2017. Microsoft previewed the update Thursday in Seattle during its annual conference for applica...

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Microsoft Releases Windows Ransomware Patch, Blasts NSA for Malware Stockpile

That's why it's called ransomware. "Intranets in many industries and enterprises involving banking, education, electricity, energy, healthcare and transportation have been affected in different ex...

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Dumfries and Galloway NHS hit in cyber attack

Dumfries and Galloway NHS hit in cyber attack

The ransomware attack unleashed on Friday has affected more than 100,000 organizations in 150 countries, according to Europe's law enforcement agency Europol on Sunday. The Scottish Prison Service...

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China pays for Windows XP addiction as 'WannaCry' hits

China pays for Windows XP addiction as 'WannaCry' hits

Hong Kong-based Ivezic said that the ransomware was forcing some more "mature" clients affected by the worm to abandon their usual cautious testing of patches "to do unscheduled downtime and urgen...

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Ransomware attack spreads to 150 countries and could get worse on Monday

Ransomware attack spreads to 150 countries and could get worse on Monday

Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats have called for an inquiry into the incident. Its director Rob Wainwright added: "We have been concerned for some time". His move may have saved governments and...

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Experts probe potential link of ransomware cyber attack to North Korea

In the WannaCry attack, which started Friday, the attackers have demanded $300 per computer in payments to unlock infected computers, a scheme that paralyzed computers at United Kingdom hospitals, a S...

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Never-Before-Seen Video Solves the Mystery of Narwhal Tusks

Never-Before-Seen Video Solves the Mystery of Narwhal Tusks

Narwhals are a species of toothed whale that are characterized by their long tusks that can grow as long as 8.8 feet long in males. The footage was captured by two drones in Tremblay Sound, Nunavat,...

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United Nations vows sanctions over N Korea missile test

United Nations vows sanctions over N Korea missile test

The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programs, has been working on a missile, mounted with a nuclear warhead, capable of striking the USA mainland. "This is a very un...

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Tillerson talks climate change policy

FAIRBANKS, Alaska U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers from Arctic nations at a meeting in Alaska on Thursday, where President Donald Trump's reluctance to fight climate chan...

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Cybersecurity researchers puzzled by WannaCry ransomware oddities

In the advisory, the Bhopal Cyber Cell has charted out what is Ransomware, malware, WannaCry software, bitcoin and the precautions one need to take to avoid getting hacked by any such attack in future...

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Security Adviser Says Trump Did Not Cause Lapse in National Security

Security Adviser Says Trump Did Not Cause Lapse in National Security

National security analysts said relations could be damaged."Effectively, Trump's actions have thrown the world's most important intel sharing relationship into doubt at best, serious jeopardy at worst...

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Putin says world needs to talk to North Korea not threaten it

Putin was filmed noodling on a piano in the Chinese state residence in Beijing, China, Sunday as he waited to meet with President Xi Jinping . Asked at a news briefing in Beijing on Monday about hi...

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NHS cyberattack: Trusts were told about security patch last month

Like a physiological virus, " WannaCry " uses each infected computer as a host to find another within the same network. This Malware is expected to be reactivated once the computers are switched on ...

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Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: North Korea

Launched missile could carry large nuclear warhead: North Korea

Pyongyang carried out two atomic tests a year ago, and has accelerated its missile launch programme, despite tough United Nations sanctions aimed at denying leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency need...

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