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Seven trusts still turning away patients — NHS cyberattack

Seven trusts still turning away patients — NHS cyberattack

The attack has hit more than 75,000 computers in 99 countries. The ransomware was created to repeatedly contact an unregistered domain in its code. Wainwright said Europol did not know the motive....

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Harvest Moon: Light Of Hope Confirmed For Nintendo Switch

Harvest Moon: Light Of Hope Confirmed For Nintendo Switch

The SNES-style nostalgic game promises to "encompass twenty years of spirit" and will "set itself apart from other Harvest Moon titles with its depth, including a robust story and clear-cut goals". ...

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Full scale of cyber attack not yet known, warn experts

Full scale of cyber attack not yet known, warn experts

He said if a new variant without a "kill switch" popped up, organisations would be on their own to prevent it from taking over their computers. There are several factors in play. Nissan: The carmake...

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Sonic Forces Adds Third Gameplay Style with New Customizable Character

Sonic Forces Adds Third Gameplay Style with New Customizable Character

Today, Sega revealed that the third gameplay style in Sonic Forces is a powerful gadget touting customizable character. The Hero Character will also have a grappling hook to quickly traverse across zo...

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Experts warn of another cyber-attack as the new week gets underway

He said Friday's cyberextortion attack, the biggest in history, was going to be dwarfed by the next big ransomware attack . It demands payment in three days or the price is doubled, and if none i...

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Si Woo Kim becomes youngest ever Players Champion

Remarkably, Kim never did. He already had accomplished what he needed with a second-place finish, knowing his PGA Tour playing privileges are now good for the remainder of the year. He became just the...

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Lyft, Waymo gearing up to bring self-driving cars into mainstream

Lyft, Waymo gearing up to bring self-driving cars into mainstream

Waymo showed "compelling evidence" that a former Waymo engineer named Anthony Levandowski downloaded thousands of confidential files before leaving the company, the order said. Levandowski from work...

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Xbox One And Windows 10 Will Get Free Phantom Dust Launches Today

Xbox One And Windows 10 Will Get Free Phantom Dust Launches Today

Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg has announced (via Twitter ) that Phantom Dust will be available for the Xbox One and Windows 10 on May 16... also known as tomorrow. The game's worth downloading and ...

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Expert finds more North Korea links in ransomware attack

Simon Choi, a director at anti-virus software company Hauri Inc., said Tuesday that North Korea is no newcomer in the world of Bitcoin and it has been mining Bitcoin using malicious computer programs ...

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Browns' Kizer on QB job: 'Right now, I'm at Step 1'

Browns' Kizer on QB job: 'Right now, I'm at Step 1'

Coach Hue Jackson has said Cody Kessler is the man to beat at quarterback, and Kizer seems to know he has a lot of work to do between now and training camp to have any shot of starting Week 1. "He...

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Moto C and Moto C Plus are Motorola's newest Android smartphones

After toying with the idea of grouping models under two different names in 2016 to signify entry-level or premium positioning, Lenovo appears to have made a decision to keep the Moto "brand" and to us...

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No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging': British minister

Security agencies are hunting for those behind a crippling cyber attack which has so far hit hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, including at government agencies, factories and health servic...

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Worldwide manhunt for hackers behind cyber attack

Worldwide manhunt for hackers behind cyber attack

The Windows software was installed on the submarines "to save money rather than meet the cost of a tailored system", says The Guardian , but nuclear subs "have been designed for nearly complete isola...

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Instagram rips off Snapchat, again -- this time with face filters

Instagram rips off Snapchat, again -- this time with face filters

Facebook, the parent company of Instagram, has been criticized for copying a number of Snapchat's features, though the company recently surpassed Snap in total users. The idea of using augmented reali...

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Hospital boss praises IT staff — NHS cyber attack

He was praised by the government's National Cyber Security Centre which is responding to the threat. Mrs May said: "We are aware that a number of NHS organisations have reported that they have s...

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PM: Patient records 'not compromised' in NHS cyber attack

It said in a statement that train services were not disrupted but some electronic boards at stations announcing arrivals and departures had been affected. Global couriering company FedEx said it had...

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Phantom Dust Remaster will be released tomorrow for free to everyone

The game will release on the Windows Store on May 16 as a Play Anywhere title, meaning if you have an Xbox One you'll be able to use the same save games with the PC version. Hope Corrigan is a fre...

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Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon

Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon

Europol, the European Union's police agency, says the worldwide " ransomware " cyberattack that began on Friday has so far hit more than 100,000 organizations in at least 150 countries. Meanwhile CERT...

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Governments to blame for cyberattack

The virus can spread quickly to other electronic devices linked to the infected computer. Some experts believe the attackers behind the ransomware have only raised around $20,000 from the scam. "The...

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Australia and New Zealand largely escape global cyber attack

Europol , the European Union's policing agency, said the attack remains an "escalating threat" whose numbers "are still going up" after a brief slowdown on Friday. "This attack was so simple and unsop...

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