French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

The so-called "WannaCry" virus wreaked havoc around the world in recent days by primarily infecting vulnerable Windows 7 computers connected to the internet, security ratings firm BitSight told Reuters on Friday. It's at this critical moment that a n... More..

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Injured McIlroy withdraws from PGA Championship
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Injured McIlroy withdraws from PGA Championship

McIlroy aggravated the injury at The Players Championship last week in Florida where he earned a share of 35th after finishing two over par at TPC Sawgrass. Afterward, he was diagnosed with a fractured rib and ...More..

UN, US 'double dealing' in criticising missile tests
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

UN, US 'double dealing' in criticising missile tests

In January, South Korea's Navy and U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) launched the operations center in the South Korean Navy's operational base in the country's largest port city of Busan, the South's navy officia...More..

Kashmir problem centered around just three valley districts: Amit Shah
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Kashmir problem centered around just three valley districts: Amit Shah

The government has been keeping a sharp vigil over the situation and has witnessed many such spells of unrest in the past, all of which normalised after some time, he said. Asked about the presidential election...More..

Facebook now incorporates an
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Facebook now incorporates an "order food" option within its roster of services

The feature is an expansion on a previously announced deal with online ordering businesses, Delivery.com and Slice , which Facebook detailed back in October. Once you've decided how you're going to satisfy...More..

Encased Nokia 9 prototype unit gets the hands-on treatment
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Encased Nokia 9 prototype unit gets the hands-on treatment

However, these won't be the only Nokia smartphones HMD plans to launch this year, as reports claim 3 or 4 more handsets will follow in the second half of 2017. The GeekBench listing reveals that the Nokia 9 wil...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Security experts struggle in search for WannaCry clues

Through this technique, hackers hold your computer hostage by encrypting nearly all the data on your device until you pay the ransom amount asked by the hacker. "The company has since been trying to convince cu...More..

French researchers find last-ditch cure to unlock WannaCry files
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

French researchers find last-ditch cure to unlock WannaCry files

They reverse the traditional market incentives for fixing software vulnerabilities. But current estimates say the original WannaCry attack has netted the hackers behind it less than $100,000, and the next bes...More..

Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now

The threat was "escalating" as cyber experts warned that another attack was imminent in coming days, he said. Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc. The researcher in Britain widely credited ...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Shadow Brokers return to taunt U.S. government after ransomware spread

Interestingly enough, the NSA exploits the Shadow Brokers have may have come from a former NSA contractor who is said to have absconded with 50 terabytes of classified data and upwards of 75% of the hacking t...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Ransomware: WannaCry cyber attack may attack Indian banking system soon, says expert

Worldwide standards should compel countries not to stockpile or exploit software vulnerabilities, Smith says. 200 000 victims later, the hack has been slowed down with the patch now installed but security exp...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Security Experts Find Clues To Ransomware Worm's Lingering Risks

But some organisations didn't apply it, and others were running older versions of Windows that Microsoft no longer supports which made it easier for attackers to target the devices which are out of date and the...More..

How Much Damages Made By Wannacry Ransomware Attack Made Throughout The World
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

How Much Damages Made By Wannacry Ransomware Attack Made Throughout The World

Some 47 NHS trusts fell victim to these ransomware attacks resulting in devastating consequences for some patients, as operations were cancelled and medical records held for ransom. The attacks exploited the co...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Microsoft says NSA to blame for Wannacry

The company even slammed the United States' National Security Agency for not sharing the information about the vulnerability soon enough with Microsoft officials. "More than technical guidance, I want you to ma...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

NSA vulnerability exposed security flaw

National Health Service hospitals (NHS) in the United Kingdom was hit hard, with its phone lines and IT systems being held hostage. It's created to scan your hard drives and encrypt as many files as it can so y...More..

Bungie To Migrate Characters From The First Game; No Nintendo Switch Version
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Bungie To Migrate Characters From The First Game; No Nintendo Switch Version

Destiny 2 will take us to four new worlds to explore with new features: European Dead Zone , Titan , Nessus , and Io. The final sequel by Bungie Destiny 2 is all set to be released in September. I...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Destiny 2 delayed for PC

It won't require you to play with Destiny "blueberries" and will instead put the previously algorithmic matchmaking in your hands. When the going gets tough, the tough reboot. In a recent interview, Destiny 2...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

The WannaCry ransomware attack has spread to 150 countries

We also know that some of our customers are running versions of Windows that no longer receive mainstream support. It was responsible for crippling Britain's hospital network and Germany's railway, along with o...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

How to Shield Your System Against WannaCry Ransomware Attack

The government of North Korea has been pointed to as a possible culprit . However, for computer users with WindowsXP, there was no patch because Microsoft had ended support for that OS in 2014. “The geograph...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

What Is Wannacry? What Does WannaCry Ransomware Do?

Should they want to get their data back, users are asked to pay up large sums of money to get a decryption key. "And this most recent attack represents a completely unintended but disconcerting link between the...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ransomware Illustrates Danger of Government 'Exploits'

After computers are disabled, a message pops up demanding a ransom. Here are some of the key players in the attack and what may - or may not - be their fault. As the first wave of WannaCry attacks struck co...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) & Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Stocks Buzz

About 74,417 shares traded. Advanced Micro Devices has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $12.28. (NASDAQ:AMD) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. The sto...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Google I/O 2017: What's next for Google payments?

During the keynote at the Google I/O conference this week, the internet giant unveiled a version of its Assistant as an app for the iPhone. Google's AI efforts will even tap into human resources as it pivots ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

Lawrence Abrams, a New York-based blogger who runs BleepingComputer.com, says many organisations don't install security upgrades because they're anxious about triggering bugs, or they can't afford the downtim...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

'WannaCry': Contrary to Centre's assurance, ransomware to spread rapidly, warn IT experts

A law enforcement official says investigators believe additional companies in the United States have been affected by the global ransomware software cyber-attack, but have not yet come forward to report the att...More..