Health Care

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:43

Derriford was one of a number of NHS hospitals across the country hit by malware called Wanna Decryptor. According to the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), it has activated a "preparedness and response mechanism" by instructing CERT-IN (Computer Emergency Response Team) to gather "all the information of the reported ransomware ".

by | May 16, 2017 | 05:27

Currently, an estimated 200,000 victims in 150 different countries are reported to have been hit by the cyberattack. The effects were felt across the globe, with Britain's National Health Service , Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica , FedEx the United States and French carmaker Renault all reporting disruptions.

by | May 16, 2017 | 05:30

Cyber security experts say many companies may be affected, but won't find out until they reopen for business tomorrow morning. He said the motivation remained unknown but ransomware attacks were normally "criminally minded". Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS incident director, said: "We have been working with 47 organisations providing urgent and emergency care who have been infected to varying degrees".

by | May 16, 2017 | 05:17

There is only a slight chance for storms Tuesday evening in central Oklahoma with likely chances by Tuesday night . The main storm timeline on Thursday is between 4 - 10 p.m. There's a chance of a few strong storms, but these will be limited to areas along the US-20 corridor from Waterloo to Galena between 2-5pm. There's also some cloud cover this morning that may dissipate this morning as well so we'll call it mostly sunny today and highs will be in the upper 80s-low 90s.

by | May 16, 2017 | 03:38

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a statement on their website, offering advice to both organisations and private individuals on how to protect themselves from further attacks. The exploit is called EternalBlue and the American National Security Agency ( NSA ) has been aware of it for some time. Experts said the ransomware programme appears to support dozens of languages, showing that the hackers wanted to corrupt networks worldwide.

by | May 16, 2017 | 04:59

The spread of the virus slowed over the weekend but the respite might only be brief, experts have warned . Cyber security experts say the brunt of the attacks were felt in Russian, including the country's largest mobile phone company. The exploit is called EternalBlue and the American National Security Agency ( NSA ) has been aware of it for some time. The attack therefore spread faster than previous, smaller-scale ransomware attacks.

by | May 16, 2017 | 02:38

The government is not legally bound to notify at-risk companies. An Indian-origin doctor based in London had warned against the cyber-hack of the UK's state-run National Health Service (NHS) just days before it crippled the country's network.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:52

Tarkighir, who is also a Member of the House Committee on Appropriation, said, even if Nigerians noticed any ambiguity in the letter transmitted to the National Assembly, there was no ambiguity in the provision of the 1999 constitution on the functions of an Acting President.

by | May 16, 2017 | 01:41

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces after a protest near the illegal settlement of Beit El, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 11, 2017. Israel occupied East Jerusalem from Jordan in the 1967 Middle East war. Adelson, who along with his wife also spent more than $80 million on Republican campaigns during the last election, reportedly said that Trump's promise was not contingent on the progress of the peace process since that was always the rationale of ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:49

The International Committee of the Red Cross stated that in the last two weeks 115 people have died of cholera in Yemen. The toll marks a sharp increase from Sunday's count of 115 deaths and 8,500 suspected cases of cholera , a highly contagious bacterial infection contracted by ingesting contaminated food or water.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:17

The test was conducted to assess the "tactical and technological features of a new type of ballistic missile intended for a large nuclear warhead". North Korea is not thought to be able yet to make a nuclear warhead small enough to mount on a long-range missile, though some outside analysts think it can arm shorter-range missiles with warheads.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:22

He was briefly held up at the first round of pit stops by Bottas, who stayed out to help his teammate, but a brilliant overtaking move saw the German re-establish his advantage. That was handsome, for our process in the strategy group, at that stage we planned to do the opposite to Sebastian and then the magic call was the one to pit Hamilton at a time when it looked like the VSC would end so because Sebastian couldn't react in that case.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:40

The budget will be the first since PM Malcolm Turnbull's government was re-elected on a tiny majority previous year. The Treasurer was quick to point out that the only people paying higher taxes were "large banks and the crackdown on multinationals and foreign investors".

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:19

On Saturday, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO's regional director for Africa, met with national authorities in Kinshasa to discuss ways to mount a response to the outbreak. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has said, there will be special screening of people travelling into Nigeria from the port as the federal government has already given the directive.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:23

In past ransomware attacks, some victims have paid, only to find the key they are given doesn't work, while others have found their files are corrupted and can't be properly restored, he said. The keen surfer, who reportedly lives in Devon, was praised by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) for his part in tackling the ransomware's propagation around the world.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:19

Both Vettel and Hamilton managed to pass Bottas before fate intervened and a virtual safety auto was deployed following an incident between Stoffel Vandoorne and Felipe Massa. Force India, Williams, Renault, Toro Rosso and Haas all look primed to duke it out in the mid-field once again, with some serious points on the cards for those who take the initiative.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:23

Ricciardo was the only driver not lapped by the top-two finishers in a race after moving into third after Valtteri Bottas' engine malfunctioned. Hamilton would have had to leave his challenge until late if not for some assistance from teammate Valtteri Bottas , who held up Vettel before the Finn's Mercedes broke down in a puff of smoke.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:26

GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson is reportedly furious at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for comments he made about the US embassy in Israel, according to a new report. According to the reports, Adelson told U.S. President Donald Trump that it is impossible to negotiate with the Palestinians. In the evening, Netanyahu released a statement, charging that the move "won't harm the peace process".

by | May 15, 2017 | 21:33

In fact, Hayes made his debut skydive on April 11, 2016-his 100th birthday- breaking the British record. Mr Hayes beat his record as he skydived at 101 years and 38 days. 'I lost any amount of friends in no time at all, really'. I was so near to the edge of everything. Hayes (left), with his family members before the jump.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:12

Microsoft released fixes for the vulnerability in March, but computers that didn't run the update were subject to the ransom attack. To help prevent a future attack make sure antivirus and anti-malware are set to automatically update and conduct regular scans.

by | May 15, 2017 | 21:31

However, considering he is still undergoing rehabilitation, he has opted to withdraw from those matches. Although Steyn has no pain in his shoulder and can run and work out in the gym, he has not yet started bowling in the nets. But Steyn is still unclear on when he could be back to bowling again and doesn't want to rush things. The former Essex and Warwickshire player joked: "In a way it could be quite amusing - South Africa will be playing a Test series in England and maybe at some ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:07

Pinnacle Foods Inc. has voluntarily placed a recall on several of its products due to a contamination concern involving Listeria monocytogenes . For more information, call Pinnacle Foods at 1-888-299-7646. Pinnacle says the recall only applies to products with a "best by" date and not dry mixes or syrup. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:14

The USDA's undersecretary for research, education and economics has historically consulted on a wide range of scientific issues. Yet Clovis, who was one of Trump's earliest campaign advisers, doesn't exactly check off the required boxes, according to reports by the Washington Post , ProPublica , and other outlets.

by | May 15, 2017 | 22:19

South African President Jacob Zuma has publicly endorsed his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to replace him as the ruling African National Congress's president‚ a move that could automatically push her to the State Presidency, observers have said.Zuma's endorsement took place at the St Catherine's Roman Catholic Church in Dlamini-Zuma's birthplace of Bulwer in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands where they both attended a service on Sunday before joining the congregants of the Abundant Life Church ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:50

According to CERT NZ , the incident is reported to be the largest ransomware campaign to date. Government agency CERT has issued a new warning tonight, about scammers telling people their computer has been or could be affected by the WannaCry ransomware .

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:13

The top candidate of the Christian Democratic Party, CDU, Armin Laschet, casts his ballot for the North Rhine-Westphalian state elections in Aachen, Germany, Sunday, May 14, 2017. An earlier survey conducted by the INSA institute suggested the country's left-wing political parties could, however, garner enough votes to beat Merkel's ruling party in the September polls if they joined together.

by | May 15, 2017 | 21:20

U.S. software firm Symantec said the majority of organisations affected were in Europe. "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex global investigation to identify the culprits", said Europol, Europe's police agency.

by | May 15, 2017 | 21:12

They went past the tally of 3137 runs scored in 42 stands by Mohammad Yousuf and Younis . Younis , on the other hand, recently became the first Pakistani batsman to score 10000 Test runs. "Then I would like to thank my family: my mother, my sisters, and especially to my wife Uzma who supported me and was always there". "This series was only for her because I could have finished in Australia (in December-Jan).

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:06

Brad Smith, who is Microsoft's chief legal officer, said Sunday in a blog post that his company, its customers and the government all share the blame. It was unclear why NHS computers were not patched with Microsoft updates to close the vulnerability that allowed the worm to spread across its networks.

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:04

On Saturday, a day before China's major Belt and Road Forum, India issued its strongest statement till date on the plan, not only voicing concerns on CPEC but also hitting out at the wider principles underpinning OBOR, saying that "Connectivity initiatives must be based on universally recognized worldwide norms, good governance, rule of law, openness, transparency and equality" and "Avoid projects that would create unsustainable debt burden for communities".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:40

While hearing several pleas filed by Muslim women challenging the practice of triple talaq, the apex court observed that it would examine whether the issue is fundamental to religion or not. "However, different schools of thoughts in Islam term triple talaq as legal", it added. Other judges on the Constitution bench are Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justice S Abdul Nazeer.

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:34

The worldwide effort to extort cash from computer users is the first widely successful example of ransomware that self-replicates like a virus, and it prompted Microsoft to quickly change its policy, announcing free security patches to fix this vulnerability in the older Windows systems still used by millions of individuals and smaller businesses.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:36

A startling statistic caught my eye ahead of Burnley's trip to AFC Bournemouth. "I know we're getting towards the end and we have already secured our safety but we made sure we didn't fall into the mindset we had last season, unfortunately, that we'd stayed in the Premier League and that was great for the club", continued the skipper.

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:11

Herve Verhoosel, spokesman for the United Nations mission, told Reuters: 'The situation is extremely deplorable and we are doing everything to rapidly retake control of Bangassou '. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, seen speaking in Beijing on Sunday, says he is " outraged " by the attacks. He said the worldwide community will be "relentless" in apprehending the perpetrators of these crimes and all their commanders, including some instigators who may be sponsoring these attacks from ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:03

Yesterday the world was severely attacked by cyber criminals. Lord Paddick, Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, said: "We need to get to the bottom of why the Government thought cyber attacks were not a risk, when a combination of warnings and plain common sense should have told ministers that there is a growing and risky threat to our cyber security".