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Blood tests "unavailable" at four hospitals after NHS cyber attack

The UK is one of the worst-affected countries to be hit by Wannacry, which also attacked Germany's rail network Deutsche Bahn, Spanish telecommunications operator Telefonica, US logistics giant FedEx ...

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North Korea behind 'WannaCry' global cyber attack

In early April, Kaspersky Lab said that it had found a "direct connection" between an IP address in North Korea and Lazarus, and that it was the most promising clue yet in the investigation of ...

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Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians

Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians

Trump's tweets tried to explain away the news, which emerged late Monday, that he had shared sensitive, "code-word" information with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador during a White House ...

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Microsoft blames USA stockpiled vulnerability for WannaCry ransomware attack

Microsoft blames USA stockpiled vulnerability for WannaCry ransomware attack

Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued an advisory, which directs all banks to update their ATM systems to counter an emerging cyber-attack threat that is said to be specifically target...

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NHS Forth Valley staff warned after cyber attack

NHS Forth Valley staff warned after cyber attack

The hospital has also thanked patients for their patience and understanding. Opinion polls show the NHS is the issue voters care most about, ahead even of Britain's exit from the European Union and ...

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More victims expected in unprecedented cyberattack as users log on Monday

More victims expected in unprecedented cyberattack as users log on Monday

Cyber security experts worked through the weekend alongside the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of the GCHQ spy agency, to patch computer systems but some hospitals still cautioned patie...

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RompHim Kickstarter Wants to Make Rompers for Men a Thing

RompHim Kickstarter Wants to Make Rompers for Men a Thing

A group of dudes marketing the romper as a cool thing men should wear this summer recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for something called. With almost one month left on its Kickstarter , AC...

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Amazon wants to make sure Alexa only responds to 'Alexa'

Amazon wants to make sure Alexa only responds to 'Alexa'

The problem is much worse with third-party devices which incorporate Alexa, but Amazon has introduced technology called Cloud-Based Wake Word Verification to make wake word detection much more accurat...

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Twitter cofounder Biz Stone returns to Twitter

Twitter cofounder Biz Stone returns to Twitter

Stone's presence could help boost morale at Twitter after several years of management turmoil and multiple rounds of job cuts. "I'll shape the experience internally so it's also felt outside the compa...

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Africa least hit by WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack

A devastating attack in December disabled thousands of computers across multiple government ministries in Saudi Arabia, and brought back memories of a similar attack on the country's flagship oil comp...

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Chelsea to parade Premier League trophy a day after FA Cup final

Chelsea to parade Premier League trophy a day after FA Cup final

The substitution paid off as Fabregas restored Chelsea's lead in the 88th minute by firing into the bottom corner, after being teed up Willian . Mourinho's remarkable first season in England saw ...

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Aust firms back to work after cyber attack

Larson said that unlike larger companies and organizations, "individuals are particularly vulnerable because they don't necessarily have recently updated software and one of the best ways you can pr...

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Ubisoft confirms the new Assassin's Creed; reveal fixed for May 19?

Ubisoft confirms the new Assassin's Creed; reveal fixed for May 19?

In the Ubisoft forum, a Far Cry 5 section has been made and now we are excited. Ubisoft also hasn't given out a release window, though considering Far Cry Primal only came out a year ago it's prob...

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OnePlus 5 with Qualcomm SD 835, 6GB RAM spotted on AnTuTu

OnePlus 5 with Qualcomm SD 835, 6GB RAM spotted on AnTuTu

The AnTuTu listing also reveals that the handset will come out of the box with Android 7.1.1 installed. There will be 64GB internal storage available to users. In one of the renders, the vertical ...

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DocuSign says hackers accessed customer email database

DocuSign says hackers accessed customer email database

All emails with these messages contain Word documents as attachments, which when opened try to trick users into activating Microsoft Word's macro feature. DocuSign says although it "continuously moni...

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Automatic screenshots are the latest Nintendo Switch problem. Do you have it?

Automatic screenshots are the latest Nintendo Switch problem. Do you have it?

Nintendo released a new system update for the Nintendo Switch . The last major update landed at launch, and added online play, battery display and microSD support. "I've been noticing an issue lately...

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Pokemon GO: Rock-type Event Details

Pokemon GO: Rock-type Event Details

In celebration of the new achievement, the developers announced a new in-game event called the Adventure Week, which runs through 1:00 P.M. PDT on May 18 to 1:00 P.M. The Pokemon Go blog announced t...

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London security researcher warns of another global cyber-attack on Monday

London security researcher warns of another global cyber-attack on Monday

And the software is already inspiring imitators , as the Bleeping Computer site reports. The U.S. government clearly had its priorities wrong in not focusing on better protecting these cyberweapons...

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Europol warns of further cyberattacks on Monday morning

Europol warns of further cyberattacks on Monday morning

The National Health Service (NHS) said on Friday 16 organisations had been affected by the "ransomware" attack . Kings College NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Farnborough hospital , escaped t...

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New Zelda, Pokemon Trading Card Titles Coming to Mobile

New Zelda, Pokemon Trading Card Titles Coming to Mobile

It's no surprise that Nintendo wants to capitalize the series return to form considering how well The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild did on the Nintendo Switch. The hierarchy of Nintendo fran...

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