Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

WannaCry Ransomware: Know How To Protect Yourself From The Unexpected Attack WannaCry Ransomware: Know How To Protect Yourself From The Unexpected Attack

Microsoft President Brad Smith sharply criticized the USA government on Sunday for "stockpiling" software flaws that it often can not protect, citing recent leaks of both NSA and Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools. Along with other cyber power...

Android O update your graphics drivers in the Play Store

Android O Beta Google showcased Android O which is now globally available as part of Android O Beta Program. Existing devices updating to Android O won't get Project Treble , but any new devices launched with Android O will be r...

French researchers claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

The fact that Guinet has open sourced the tool might help other researchers to come up with a solution for other Windows versions. According to a report in the Financial Times , Microsoft failed to provide the update fixing the vulnerability f...

Frenchman claims cure for WannaCry-infected computers

As of Wednesday, half of all internet addresses corrupted globally by WannaCry were located in China and Russian Federation, with 30 and 20 per cent of infections, respectively, according to data supplied by threat intelligence firm Kryptos Logic.

Bitdefender blocks WannaCry ransomware attack

Among the organisations targeted worldwide have been Germany's rail network Deutsche Bahn, Spanish telecommunications operator Telefonica, US logistics giant FedEx and Russia's interior ministry. The ransomware attack highlighted the widespread use...

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

The phenomenon of companies failing to update their systems has been a persistent security problem for years. Alongside Dame Fiona's review, the Care Quality Commission's July 2016 Care Quality Commission review into cyber security "Safe Data, ...

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol

Computer users worldwide - and everyone else who depends on them - should assume that the next big "ransomware" attack has already been launched, and just hasn't manifested itself yet, Eisen said. Senior U.S. security officials held another meeting i...

What the Tech? Protect yourself from Ransomware What the Tech? Protect yourself from Ransomware

Microsoft had patched the vulnerability exploited in WannaCry attacks with the March 2017 Patch Tuesday cycle, so all systems running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 were already secure when the WannaCry ransomware dropped bombs on unsuspect...

Ransomware cyber attack hits Bangladesh too, 30 cases reported so far Ransomware cyber attack hits Bangladesh too, 30 cases reported so far

This is of particular importance in ransomware attacks. So, either you click and it will exploit the computer system or else the system has been infected already and, within that system, the malware is actually looking for non-Microsoft patched sys...

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

The worst is not quite over, the virus is set to return in a variant. IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said there had been no major impact on India. "At present, however, the situation is manageable and under control and we are always on the alert...

WannaCry explained: What is WannaCry ransomware and how does it work? WannaCry explained: What is WannaCry ransomware and how does it work?

The malicious e-mail may come from them. In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said late Sunday that his country was largely unaffected by the ransomware attack after it began preparing for such events several years ago through its new Nat...

NITDA Advises MDAs and Others on Ransomware Attacks

Patients were asked not to go to hospitals unless it was an emergency and even some key services like chemotherapy were canceled. There has been no disruption to clinical care in both Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. Some researchers...

HTC U11 vs smartphone rivals: How do they compare? HTC U11 vs smartphone rivals: How do they compare?

Now that the HTC U11 is no longer a badly-kept secret, you probably want to know if this is a phone you should consider. The two voice assistants, best known for powering rival smart home speakers Google Home and Amazon Echo, will be made available...

Global extortion cyberattack hits dozens of nations

Hospitals, with their often outdated IT systems and trove of confidential patient data, are a particularly tempting target. "I don't believe it will have been a targeted attack, but will simply have been that the ransomware has sought out those org...

Satya Nadella Introduces New 'Intelligent' Vision for Microsoft's Future

In addition to Ubuntu, Microsoft is also working with SUSE and Fedora to allow those iterations of Linux to be able to run inside of Windows 10 . Windows 10 adoption hasn't been that encouraging over the almost two years since the new operating ...

Amazon's Alexa Calling Feature Works From Your iPhone, too

With a reasonable price of $49.99, the Echo Dot quickly became a go-to gift to get for a friend or family member or even for yourself. To make matters worse, it's surprisingly hard to disable Alexa calling once you've enabled it. THE goal is to m...

Apple Is Bringing iTunes to Microsoft's Windows Store

Microsoft wants to make AI available to all developers through its "intelligent cloud" and accessible to devices at the "intelligent edge". Gerbils can cast their glassy little eyes at the video above for a taste of Windows' new design langu...

Float across devices with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The Fall Creators Update will start hitting PCs later this year. Microsoft's claim was significantly higher than Computerworld's latest calculation, which was based on metrics vendor Net Applications' measurement of Windows 10's user share and ...

Prey Completed in Less Than 20 Minutes by Speedrunner

Prey's open, expansive world makes it a curious choice for speedrunning. He keeps roaming in the outer space. The story isn't linear and changes depending on certain actions. Alternate paths are often hidden or buried behind debris that can be moved...

Facebook unveils AR software and confirm plans for futuristic 'mind control' map

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage today during the company's annual F8 conference to discuss the future of computing and Facebook's multiple platforms. Now the tech giant, which has almost 1.9 billion monthly active users, is starting i...

At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR

The company also showed off new technology that turns a cell phone camera into an augmented reality platform. "Building an open platform I think is going to be one of the big advances that pushes this forward. Messenger also gets some new cha...

Facebook will rely on phones on apps for augmented reality images

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the future of augmented reality (AR) lies in your smartphone camera and not just in special goggles. Last year, Facebook did a silly demo on stage of people hanging out in virtual reality , taking selfies.

Deadline Approaching To File Taxes

That's one-fifth of all those filed in 2016, a 24 percent surge in late-season filings from the previous year. This will give you up to six more months, but you'll still need to pay any taxes owed by April 18. You can upload documents, chat, and foll...

Messi nets 2 as Barca rebounds before Juve and Madrid games

Isco is willing to stay, but Don Balon says Real president Florentino Perez has left him disappointed over new contract negotiations. "A substitute? Zidane picks the team and is managing the squad in an extraordinary way". Morata had a decent ch...

Cars and acting styles collide in 'Fate of the Furious'

Well, it's something that will have major ramifications for the franchise, going forward. After a auto race between Dom and Cuban tough guy Raldo (an appealing Celestino Cornielle) ends with Dom crossing the finish line in reverse in a vehicle that i...

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