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by | May 17, 2017 | 03:40

The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center told the Associated Press that 2,000 computers in Japan were reported affected so far. Asked if warnings had been ignored, Prime Minister Theresa May said: "No". Consequently, Microsoft should investigate the risky flaw in its system.

by | May 17, 2017 | 03:41

The Edition model already features many high-grade exterior components from the M Performance accessory program. Move over M2, the Bavarian automaker introduced its latest performance 2 Series that will surely get the attention of enthusiasts with the new BMW M240i M Performance Edition.

by | May 17, 2017 | 05:03

They say the Uber passenger, who had been drinking, was showing the Uber driver a gun he was carrying. During this time, a man walking around the apartment complex saw the two with the gun and thought they were planning a robbery or attack.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:03

The SI to Plantronics Incorporated's float is 1.24%. The stock increased 1.38% or $0.7 on May 15, reaching $51.34. About 695,391 shares traded. (NYSE:MTN) has risen 28.41% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Old Mutual Global Invsts (Uk), United Kingdom-based fund reported 104,322 shares. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:54

Posting on Twitter, Mr Foster said on Sunday evening: "Our magnificent IT team has worked through the weekend and tackled eight infected systems and around 30 PCs (personal computers)". He warned governments against stockpiling such vulnerabilities and said instead they should report them to manufacturers - not sell, store or exploit them, lest they fall into the wrong hands.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:05

The Chinese government says almost 30,000 of its institutions have been affected, including universities, mail delivery services, hospitals and shopping malls. Europol said European companies and governments had heeded warnings and as a result avoided further fallout from the ransomware. "We understand systems in Andhra Pradesh and Kerala are impacted, but so far our assessment is that there isn't much impact", Rai said in another report.

by | May 17, 2017 | 00:24

The Echo Show will also be able to make phone calls between other Alexa powered devices thanks to the personal AI assistant. The Echo was released in the United Kingdom a year ago and uses Amazon's smart virtual assistant Alexa to answer questions as well as provide news and weather updates and control other smart devices around the home.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:48

He said Trump discussed a range of subjects with the Russians, including "common efforts and threats regarding counter-terrorism". President Donald Trump came under pressure on Tuesday from USA lawmakers, including his fellow Republicans, to explain why he shared highly sensitive intelligence information with senior Russian officials at a meeting in the Oval Office last week.

by | May 17, 2017 | 00:00

If you were one of the folks that shelled out $4,299 for the top-of-the-line model of Apple's MacBook Pro that was announced in October, you might not be pleased to hear that the company is already planning a refresh, according to a new report from Bloomberg .

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:03

The Stock is showing a P/E ratio of 30.15 and Forward P/E ratio of 20.56. It provides packaging and test services, including semiconductor wafer bump, wafer probe, wafer backgrind, package design, packaging, system-level, and final test and drop shipment services.

by | May 17, 2017 | 01:20

The virus exploits a flaw in a version of Microsoft Windows first identified by U.S. intelligence. The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center said 2,000 computers in Japan were reported affected so far, citing an affiliate foreign security organization that it can not identify.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:39

Security sources said spy agencies such as GCHQ and the National Cyber Security Centre in Britain had long had a policy of reaching out to leaders in the cyber security field who may be working alone. With everyone expecting a second spike in cyber attacks he said it was "encouraging" that no fresh attacks were conducted. NHS Digital said it had made health trusts aware last month of IT protection that could have prevented the damage.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:31

Taiwan Power Co. TAIWP.UL said that almost 800 of its computers were affected, although these were used for administration, not for systems involved in electricity generation. Microsoft released a patch for the vulnerability in March. The channel is typically used to share files within a network or to link to a printer, for example.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:32

The White House trotted out national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Monday night to issue a statement. The Washington Post reported late Monday that the president spilled "code-word information" to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:23

His message was simple: keep Anderson and Ottawa's defense as busy as possible. Consider the forward all caught up. Coming off of the heels of a well-deserved Game 1 victory, the Sens were looking to head back to Ottawa with a 2-0 series lead.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:27

The NHS was one of many major global organisations affected, with 47 trusts hit. "None of our clients have reported anything so far, but you feel as if it's a matter of time before we hear about infections, because [the virus] gets hold of everyone's emails and spreads itself that way", an unnamed UAE-based IT consultant told Gulf News on Monday.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:25

Some GP practices still lack access to patient records this morning following Friday's NHS malware attack, with patients urged to only attend urgent GP appointments in parts of the country. Chu says PC owners should back up their files, but how that's done is important because ransomware encrypts data to make backups useless. Computers with Windows XP operating system are vulnerable which is most used by India and Russian Federation.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:13

According to Europol , it affected 200,000 victims across 150 countries, with the threat first spotted by the NHS in the UK. However, that figure is likely to grow as people switch on their computers on Monday if their IT has not been updated and their security systems patched over the weekend.

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:38

On Friday, May 12, 2017, the computers around the world were crippled by the biggest ransomware attack known as " WannaCry " ("WanaCrypt0r 2.0" or "WannaCrypt" or "WCry") that targeted Microsoft's Windows run PCs/laptops and ATMs. Don't open attachments in unsolicited e-mails, even if they come from people in your contact list, and never click on a URL contained in an unsolicited e-mail, even if the link seems benign.

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:26

That means that the scope for the sorts of notifications users can expect is really only limited by what developers decide to add. "Users can simply ask, 'Alexa, what did I miss?" or 'Alexa, what are my notifications?' and Alexa will inform users of the latest breaking news".

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:23

Stone made the proclamation through Medium and also published a tweet to the effect on Twitter. Stone's presence could help boost morale at Twitter after several years of management turmoil and multiple rounds of job cuts. "My top focus will be to guide the company culture, that energy, that feeling", Stone said in a blog post, adding he would not be replacing anyone at Twitter when he joins the company in a couple of weeks.

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:37

South Korea has been mostly spared from the global cyber chaos that crippled scores of governments and companies in 150 countries. "We believe organizations that have been affected (by WannaCry) will likely increase their cybersecurity spending", said Jonathan Ho, a William Blair analyst in a report.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:26

However, Chelsea restored their lead in the 36th minute as Cesar Azpilicueta rifled the ball into the bottom corner rom the edge of the box, after Watford failed to deal with a corner. Terry admits he will cry when his career at Chelsea comes to an end. 'It's a big night because we won the title, ' he said after the win against Watford .

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:20

The only big detail confirmed for Far Cry 5 is that Ubisoft hopes to release it during the current fiscal year, meaning a launch before March 31, 2018, is on the cards. "Over the last three fiscal years, Ubisoft has - with remarkable success - created numerous new brands and rebooted Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon ", Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said in a press release, via Kotaku .

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:02

All in all, the OnePlus 5 looks every bit the "flagship killer" that it has been in recent years. The phone offers the power of octa-core processer on a 2.45 GHz clock frequency. A few hours later on the same day, another sketch surfaced online claiming that the dual camera setup will be placed on the upper left corner instead of where it's been rumored to be (upper middle portion) so far.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:21

The phishing emails were created to trick users into opening the malicious attachment and were made to look like legitimate company communications. According to DocuSign , the attackers would "spoof" the DocuSign brand in an attempt to trick its customers into opening a Word document attachment that, when clicked, would infect the customers' systems with malware.

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:19

Nintendo revealed on its official website : Improvements Included in Version 2.3.0: General system stability improvements to enhance the user's experience. The majority of users that have come across the issue have also installed Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition, so the thinking is the game is causing the problem.

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:25

There was still time for Kroos to get on the score sheet, with the Germany global finding the bottom corner in the 84th minute. Just after Madrid had eased two up, word came through at the Bernabeu that Neymar had put Barca ahead 2,000 kilometres away at Las Palmas , with Luis Suarez soon adding a second.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:29

In an official update made on the Pokemon GO website, Niantic announced details on the upcoming Rock-type event, which will begin in just a few days on May 18. It's a good time to stock up, if you keep running out. Niantic has announced a new event to get people back into Pokemon Go - Adventure Week. Events though nearly always offer something fresh and new for players to enjoy, and this one looks pretty solid so far.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:46

Europol's Wainwright underscored the point Sunday. "It's a massive reminder to sectors right across the world cyber security should be a topline strategic priority". "Otherwise they're literally fighting the problems of the present with tools from the past". The company's free antivirus software Windows Defender, along with other third-party security products from those including Kaspersky Lab and Avast, will also detect and remove the threat.

by | May 16, 2017 | 23:01

Derriford was one of a number of NHS hospitals across the country hit by malware called Wanna Decryptor . Files detailing the capability were leaked online last month, though after Microsoft , alerted by the NSA to the vulnerability, had sent updates to computers to patch the hole.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:18

So, who knows what the mobile Zelda game might look like? And we're inclined to agree with their assessment. One of these new things could be a Pokemon card game designed for mobile devices, at least according to sources speaking with The Wall Street Journal .

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:32

Other tools from the presumed NSA toolkit published by the Shadow Brokers have also been repurposed by criminals and are being sold on underground forums, researchers said. But the cross-border police agency Europol said the situation was "stable", after attacks that struck computers in British hospital wards, European vehicle factories and Russian banks.

by | May 16, 2017 | 22:27

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope will come to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC in North America and Europe. During their voyage, their ship is hit by a monsoon and sinks. Natsume and Rising Star Games are working on a new Harvest Moon game. Previous games Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition and Harvest Moon: Save the Homeland have been made available on the PS4 and Harvest Moon 64 has been made available to play on the Wii U.

by | May 16, 2017 | 21:33

London's Barts Health NHS Trust, the largest trust in the United Kingdom, cancelled all outpatient appointments at its five hospitals. "Ransomware is something that we're going to see more and more of". Department of Homeland Security blog post . As cybersecurity firms worked around the clock to monitor the situation and install a software patch , new variants of the rapidly replicating malware were discovered Sunday.