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At least one Australian firm hit by global cyber attack

European governments and companies appeared early Monday to have avoided further fallout from a crippling global cyberattack, the police agency Europol said . The WannaCry virus, the name of the ra...

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The Global Hacker Attack Is Expected To Hit Countries Again Today

Wanna Cry has used an exploit - a piece of bug in the software - to take advantage of Microsoft Windows and take control of thousands of systems, and lock files. Experts said it appeared that the rans...

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More Disruptions Feared from Cyber Attack; Microsoft Slams Gov't Secrecy

However, a hacker could change the code to remove the domain and try the ransomware attack again. They have advised hospitals to take such items off their main internet networks and run them inste...

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USA may ban laptops on all flights from Europe

The current ban, which affects about 50 flights per day from 10 cities, does not prevent passengers from checking laptops and other electronic devices into luggage holds. The airlines declined to comm...

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Some ATMs remained shut on precautionary ground

Some ATMs remained shut on precautionary ground

Indian computer systems largely escaped a global ransomware attack as the government and companies installed security patches to gain an upper hand against the first wave of an unrivalled global cyber...

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US, UK express confidence in Buhari's administration

US, UK express confidence in Buhari's administration

Spokesman for the US Embassy in Nigeria, Russell Brooks said the US believes in President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Tarkighir, who is also a Member of the House Committee ...

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Israel dismisses US concern over embassy move to Jerusalem

When President Trump visits Jerusalem's Western Wall, one of the holiest Jewish sites in the world, during his trip to Israel next week, he will be the first-ever sitting U.S. High security will als...

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Persona of cinema has changed now: Irrfan Khan

Persona of cinema has changed now: Irrfan Khan

If I told people I wanted to be an actor, they would have killed me. "It will feed you the same things which it thinks you want". As you grow up, you are conditioned to carry yourself in a certain way...

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Hamilton enjoying the intensity of duel with Vettel

Hamilton enjoying the intensity of duel with Vettel

Sebastian Vettel says Valtteri Bottas cost him "an terrible lot of time" while playing rear-gunner to Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the Spanish Grand Prix. While the Ferrari driver eventually ...

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Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

Cardinal Dieudonne Nzapalainga of Bangui led negotiations with the Christian rebels to stop the violence. A Moroccan military source said a similar attack also took place targeting a United Nations...

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Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

Budget documents reiterate that while $2.9 billion has been raised in tax liabilities thanks to a crackdown against seven multinational companies, it expects to raise another $4 billion this financial...

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Nigeria acts on WHO Ebola alert in Congo

He called on states to begin social mobilisation and media awareness efforts via TV, radio, print and social media. An earlier report issued by the same World Health Organization shows that three pe...

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Strategy, teamwork help Hamilton win Spanish GP over Vettel-Image2

Strategy, teamwork help Hamilton win Spanish GP over Vettel-Image2

That meant Hamilton only gained a partial advantage over Vettel, but the late call prevented Ferrari mirroring Mercedes and instead Vettel had to make his final pit stop under normal racing conditions...

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Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

Palestinians hope for settlement curb if peace talks resume

In particular, Trump wants to consider the impact such a move could have on a potential peace process between Israel and the Palestinians. Tillerson said Trump first wants feedback from all sides,...

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Ransomware affects 150 countries, businesses cautioned for future cyber attacks

Ransomware affects 150 countries, businesses cautioned for future cyber attacks

There are apprehensions that a second wave of the attack may arrive Monday as employees return and switch on affected computers. The demand would double after three days, or data would be destroyed. C...

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Trump's pick for Dept. of Agriculture's chief scientist is not a scientist

Trump's pick for Dept. of Agriculture's chief scientist is not a scientist

She also holds a doctorate in human nutrition and served as dean of the school of agriculture at Iowa State University, among other science-oriented roles in government and industry. "I think our posi...

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South Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

South Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

Mpofu said the only question that arose in this case was whether the meaning of a vote in the section meant a secret ballot was implicitly required‚ permitted or prohibited. "One must come to conclusi...

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Ransomware: No report yet of 'WannaCry' hit on Indian network

The Andhra Pradesh systems were isolated PCs and not connected to larger networks, he said. Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Response Team today said incidents of local computer systems being affected b...

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Angela Merkel's conservative party wins crucial German regional election

Yesterday's vote saw Merkel's party seize the state from the Social Democrat (SPD) opposition and delivered her fresh momentum as she gears up to make her bid for a fourth term as leader of Europe " s...

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World Health Organization confirms another Ebola case in DRC outbreak

World Health Organization confirms another Ebola case in DRC outbreak

Ebola is a highly infectious virus spread through contact with bodily fluids, and testing shows the latest outbreak involves the Zaire strain, the most risky of the viruses known to cause the disease...

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