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by | May 16, 2017 | 14:07

Microsoft's top lawyer has called on governments around the world to treat the global cyber attack as a "wake-up call" as he laid part of the blame at the door of the USA administration. Cyber bad guys have spread ransomware, known as WannaCry , to computers around the world. "The geography of attacks that hit post-Soviet Union most also suggests that".

by | May 16, 2017 | 15:36

Delta and combo updaters aren't yet available but should appear soon on Apple's download page . This week's macOS 10.12.5 update is the fifth major update that Tim Cook's company released since the Sierra OS was formally introduced in September previous year.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:38

Jeter's records with the team include but aren't limited to five World Series championships, an 11-year run as team captain, 14 All-Star games, 3,465 hits and numerous awards. Jeter eventually addressed the crowd, thanking them for their support throughout his career. "When I prepare speeches I forget part of it, and then none of it makes sense", he said later.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:18

In the case of WannaCry, this malware is believed to have been based on a software developed by the US National Security Agency (NSA). The security holes it exploits were disclosed several weeks ago by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has published what it says are hacking tools used by the NSA as part of its intelligence-gathering.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:19

We'll have to wait until September to get our hands on the final version, when the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ships. Clipboard is a fast and easy way to copy and paste just about anything between connected devices, whether on a Windows PC or your favourite mobile phone, he noted.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:39

The full scale of the global cyber attack that continues to disrupt the NHS may only become apparent when people return to work today, experts have warned . Which Scottish NHS organisations were affected by the ransomware attack? . The latest virus exploits a flaw in Microsoft Windows first identified by United States intelligence.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:02

Nokia made a small splash at MWC 2017 with the Nokia 5, a budget smartphone with an expensive-looking full-metal body. All the four colours have been launched in India. The phone is powered by a 1,200 mHh battery that gives a standby talk time of up to 25 days. Maximum talk time on the phone is 22.1 hours. The first handset out of the gate is the 2017 edition of the Nokia 3310.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:26

Mr. Bhattathirippad, a cyber detective who is often hired by the police and other investigating agencies, suspects that the Wannacry attack could be a case of corporate terrorism. Theft of the software was reported in April, when it was published by the Shadow Brokers , a group that has been linked to Russian Federation. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates! Too many users decide to postpone or abort updates to avoid interrupting their work.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:24

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 was first launched in China in November past year. The Xiaomi Redmi 4 will be offered in Matt Black and Gold. Specifications are almost identical, with the Redmi 4X featuring upgraded innards in terms of its chipset - it runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC, as opposed to the Snapdragon 430 SoC on the Redmi 4.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:16

Vernick said businesses that failed to update their software could face scrutiny from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which has previously sued companies for misrepresenting their data privacy measures. "The recent attack is at an unprecedented level and will require a complex worldwide investigation to identify the culprits", Europol's European Cybercrime Center says .

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:16

Hitachi spokeswoman Yuko Tainiuchi said it was experiencing email delays and file delivery failures and suspected the cyber attack was to blame, even though no ransom was being demanded. "This just highlights the importance of patching up immediately", said Bei-Tseng "Bill" Chu, who teaches in UNC Charlotte's Department of Software and Information Systems.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:37

He is the 22 Yankee to have his number retired. Bregman homered just as Jeter was holding a news conference under the stands following the between-games ceremony, which came after the Yankees rallied for an 11-6 win in the opener. Some of Jeter's former teammates weren't in attendance for the ceremony, most notably Alex Rodriguez . He called Jeter's celebration "perfect", adding, "He deserves it, man".

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:22

While it's been nearly three years since then and that new title has been cancelled, a re-release of the original 2005 game is heading to Xbox One and Windows PC tomorrow free of charge. Greenberg also later revealed via Twitter that the game will be free forever as 'a free gift to our awesome fans', and that players can expect 'some nice frame rate updates' alongside the re-master's new 16:9 aspect ratio and support for higher resolutions.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:33

One property that's only just recently begun to bleed (literally and figuratively) into the existing DC universe, however, is Watchmen - a property that has yet to be introduced to the ongoing fighting game series. You can check out the new trailer for yourself and see how things turned bad for Superman and Batman. The new trailer is focused on Brainiac, or so it appears at the start of the trailer.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:44

The Apple TV can be updated by going into Settings System Software Updates Update Software. The update for iPhones and iPads includes "bug fixes and improves the security" of iOS devices, Apple said. Apple is expected to unveil iOS 11 at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It's also supposedly received enhanced compatibility of the Mac App Store with future updates, and it's added support for media-free installation of Windows 10 Creators Update using Boot Camp.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:08

The event is undoubtedly for the HTC U, the company's 2017 flagship smartphone that will sit above the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. The phone is said to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip (SoC), the first piece of Silicon from the San Diego-based chipmaker that was manufactured using the 10nm process.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:29

The North fired a ballistic missile that landed in the sea near Russian Federation on Sunday in a launch that Washington called a message to South Korea, days after its new president took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:44

He warned that more people may be hit by the virus Monday when they return to work and switch on their computers. "This suggests the infection may be coming under control", Raiu said. Becky Pinkard, from Digital Shadows, a UK-based cyber-security firm, also said it would be easy for the initial attackers or "copy-cat authors" to change the virus code so it was hard to guard against.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:47

It's all put on a timer; when the timer counts down, the ransom goes up. In Spain, the attacks did not disrupt the provision of services or networks operations of the victims, the government said in a statement . The hackers were using tools stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency and released on the internet. "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the CIA show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the U.S.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:21

The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . Also, President Travis M. Reese sold 23,376 shares of FireEye stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 16th. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, February 12 report . FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) has declined 1.63% since October 5, 2016 and is downtrending.

by | May 16, 2017 | 03:14

The hackers behind WannaCry took things a step further by creating a ransomware worm, allowing them to demand ransom payments not just from individual but from entire organizations — maybe even thousands of organizations. The damage might have been temporarily contained. The US cyber security researcher who helped halt the WannaCry attack, Darien Huss, said on Sunday that it wouldn't be hard for those responsible to re-release it or for others to mimic it - and this time it would not be ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 03:00

We've already seen the car's new design and a big change expected is the increase in dimensions. The rear cabin space of the Swift Dzire was something to complain about earlier, it's good that Maruti Suzuki has addressed it this time around.

by | May 16, 2017 | 01:33

Clipboard syncs your clipboard content across devices over the cloud, allowing you to copy on one device and paste on another. Acer, the Taiwanese computer hardware maker, will sell a Windows-compatible virtual-reality bundle featuring its own headset and Microsoft's "mixed reality motion controllers", starting at $399, by the end of the year, Microsoft was set to announce Thursday at its Build developer conference.

by | May 16, 2017 | 02:18

The six-to-12-core variants will all be rated at a 140-watt thermal design power, while the quad-core chips will be rated at 112 watts. Moving down the line, there's the Core i9-7900X, which has 10 cores (20 threads), 13.75MB of L3 cache and 44 PCIe lanes.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:17

But it was important to remember that smaller surgeries had also been affected - including in sparsely populated rural areas. Europe's police agency said the attack has hit at least 100,000 organisations in 150 countries. Interior Ministry: The Russian Interior Ministry acknowledged a ransomware attack on its computers, adding that less than 1% of computers were affected.

by | May 16, 2017 | 01:08

When the National Security Agency lost control of the software behind the WannaCry cyberattack, it was like "the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Microsoft President Brad Smith says, in a message about the malicious software that has created havoc on computer networks in more than 150 countries since Friday.

by | May 16, 2017 | 01:27

A smaller number of computers were infected in Japan and South Korea, where officials say security updates helped contain the damage. India is on high alert, monitoring critical networks across sectors like banking, telecom, power and aviation to ensure that systems are protected against the attack that has claimed victims in more than 150 countries over the weekend.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:53

Referring to Anthony Levandowski, the former Waymo manager at the center of the case, Alsup said , "I'm listening for proof that would show that Uber was aware that he had downloaded the information". However, the company was not been able to search the personal devices of Mr Levandowski, who has invoked his Fifth Amendment rights - a constitutional clause that allows USA citizens to resist any request to share information that could put them at risk of self-incrimination.

by | May 16, 2017 | 01:13

The South Korean, Japanese and USA militaries say the missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan. "Given speculation over the past months about the possibility of military action by the Trump administration ... the possible testing of ICBM subsystems in this low-key manner may be a North Korean hedge against the possibility of such action", Schilling added.

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:44

The attack, involving a malicious piece of software (malware) called WannaCry, spreads between vulnerable computers and holds users' files to ransom by encrypting them. The NHS says it employs more than 1.5 million people, making it one of the world's biggest employers alongside the U.S. Department of Defence, Walmart and the Chinese army.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:06

According to reports, Amazon has been able to sell around 8 million Echo devices since its debut till January this year, but is now facing stiff competition from Google Home smart speakers and is, therefore, upping its game and also introducing new changes and products to stay ahead of the curve.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:26

BlackRock Inc. now owns 116,003,627 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $248,246,000 after buying an additional 113,578,500 shares during the period. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 13.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. Frontier Communications Corp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -77.78%.

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:10

The "ransomware" cyberattack that has hit as many as 200,000 victims in over 150 countries should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake- up call", IT giant Microsoft has said. So far, the main targets of the ransomware attack have been outside North America. "Many organizations, especially large corporations, use proxies and block direct Internet connections", said Didier Stevens, a Belgian security researcher and handler at the Internet Storm Center who found that those ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 00:49

Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Advanced Micro Devices Inc .

by | May 15, 2017 | 23:11

The Meizu M3S and the M3 Note are last devices to be launched by the company in India. Meizu M5 will be exclusively available on Tatacliq.com for INR 10,499 only. Meizu M5 is powered by an Android Marshmallow-based operating system called Flyme OS, which is powered by Alibaba's Yun OS. Coming to the camera department, Meizu M5 rocks a 13 MP rear shooter with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, and 5P Lens.