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Cyber-Security Experts Fear the Progression Of 'WannaCry' Ransomware

Cluley said yesterday's attack also highlighted the risks that organizations take by not investing in updated IT systems and security. The report quoted State Bank of India Officers' Association Secretary General R. In our day-to-day lives, it seems WannaCry Ransomware Virus has affected our lives if not our computers. Microsoft distributed a "fix" for the software vulnerability two months ago, but not all computer users and networks worldwide had yet made that update and thus were ...

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Microsoft withheld update that could have slowed WannaCry

The hackers are called Shadow brokers . The malware has affected operations at several hospitals, auto factories, subway systems, shops and schools across the globe. Whoever is behind the attack could update the ransomware and remove the kill switch. They say it will continue to spread in a modified form. "Hundreds of ATMs being shut down in India is recognition of the fact that the ransomware attack which is happening globally is increasingly also looking at India".

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Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert

In Japan, almost 600 companies, including electronics major Hitachi and automaker Nissan, were reportedly affected by the global ransomware attack , officials confirmed on Monday. What versions of Windows are affected? Over the weekend the company took the unusual step of releasing a similar patch for Windows XP, which the company announced in 2014 it would no longer support.

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Gregg Popovich confirms Kawhi Leonard to play Game 1 vs. the Warriors

The Spurs have elite perimeter defenders in Kawhi Leonard , Jonathon Simmons and Danny Green , but will they be able to slow down the Warriors' arsenal of superstars? The Warriors are 8-0 this postseason and are looking to return to the NBA Finals for the third straight year.

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Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

Now that this "WannaCry" malware is out there, the world's computer systems are vulnerable to a degree they haven't been before, unless people everywhere move quickly to install Microsoft's security patches . The committee, the nation's top investigative agency, has rejected the claim. Russia's central bank said Saturday that no incidents were "compromising the data resources" of Russian banks.

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Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

A global cyber-attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in almost 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx.

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HTC's squeezable smartphone, release date, price and specs REVEALED

It will be HTC's latest flagship release and is said to feature a unique squeezable frame. Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 platform is the first to support two wake word functions, and the U11 is the first phone to take advantage of this new feature.

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The Amazon Echo Just Got a Bunch of Features for Eurovision

But if you have an Echo device lying around the house or you're planning to get one soon, then this is probably something more convenient for you. This means that owners will be unable to call people on their phones unless they have the Alexa app installed.

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Amazon Echo Show Unveiled

Amazon will release the Echo Show on June 28, and the device is up for pre-order now with two color options of black and white . The Amazon Echo Show comes with a new video calling feature. You can do video calling with anyone through its front camera . Your Echo will need a Wi-Fi connection to make calls, but the service is free and doesn't require a phone line.

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Facebook posts $3 bn profit in Q1

Most of the revenue came from advertising business. Advertisements that play in the middle of the videos or pop-up ads that appear on Facebook's Messenger app are expected to contribute in the growth, but Wehner and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that those plans were still in early stages.

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Now Twitter to livestream video of concerts

The live video stream will be made up of original programming as well as feeds from Bloomberg bureaus. Opening Bell from Cheddar will stream live daily at 9 a.m. But for now though, investors and Twitter users are "hearting" the company's live video push. Keep an eye on this space for latest updates on Twitter .

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Facebook Launches Its "In-Person" VR Hangout App For Oculus Rift

Once inside the virtual room, users can cycle through a variety of pre-set, panoramic backgrounds, or choose their own settings from their Facebook pictures. Earlier today, in fact, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of a new AR platform, building on existing filters and art effects within Messenger and other apps.

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Paul Ryan is deliberately sabotaging healthcare

Asked about the Republicans' failure to pass their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act last week , Ryan expressed concern about driving Trump into compromise with the Democrats. She is president of The Oldham County Republic. I know he wants to get things done with the Republican Congress, but if this Republican Congress allows the flawless to be the enemy of the good, I worry we'll push the president into working with the Democrats.

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Samsung introduces Galaxy S8, its first phone since recalled Note 7

There's also a new button on the side of the device dedicated to Samsung's new virtual assistant, Bixby. It remains to be seen how this will play out. The resolution has been boosted in a similar way to what we say on the LG G6. It's unclear, but biometrics on phones is beginning to start a new conversation about mobile security and digital rights.

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US Fed raises interest rates for third time

It is only the third time rates have been hiked since the 2008 financial crisis and comes as the world's biggest economy sees steady economic and jobs growth . Fresh figures also showed a pickup in retail sales in the USA despite delays in tax return payments, holding spending back somewhat. The change - which was widely expected - increases rates to a range of 0.75% to 1%.

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NCAA Brackets 2017: The Chaos Bracket That Could Actually Happen

We're going to play Villanova basketball for 40 minutes and if a team beats us, then we'll tip our hats to them. The tournament field is a mix of at-large teams, which are picked by the NCAA selection committee, and automatic bids, which are teams won their conference tournaments And of all the automatic bids, one of the most emotional stories comes from the Big Ten.

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Google is reportedly buying data science community Kaggle

Earlier this week, IBM and Salesforce have announced a partnership to combine efforts in improving the data analytics and machine learning capabilities of each company's artificial intelligence, IBM's Watson AI and Salesforce's Einstein AI respectively.

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Samsung's All-New Xcover 4 Smartphone Can Survive Even In Extreme Conditions

If the latter, the release date, is correct, then April 10 as the date in which Samsung will begin accepting pre-orders slots in nicely between the announcement and release dates. They are also working on their mid-range devices that will be unveiled this year with Galaxy C5 Pro. Further, Samsung has been in the new before for claiming nearly the entire available stock of the Snapdragon 835 chipset which is why all the latest flagships launched at this year's MWC came with last year's ...

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Chucklefish Bringing WarGroove, Stardew Valley, And Pocket Rumble To The Switch

It is spectacular, but also available on the Wii U, so owners of that console don't need to upgrade yet. The digitisation of pen and paper role playing games like Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder and Star Wars: Edge of the Empire has been growing for the last few years with programs like Roll20 and Fantasy Grounds becoming life-savers for those wish to roll with their friends but for whom distance is a factor.

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Why the FCC should wait on privacy rules

Telcos offer highly competitive unlimited data plans because the last FCC chairman kept them in a competitive environment, leaving four nationwide wireless providers and a clear set of rules for them to follow. But even if O'Rielly does cast that vote in favor, and Pai has a two-vote majority for a commission-level interim stay, the item can not be adopted unless Democratic commissioner Mignon Clyburn votes on it, for or against.