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Hit by ransomware, Maha govt plans policy to tighten cyber defences

Tom Bossert, homeland security adviser to the White House, said Monday afternoon the USA hasn't ruled out involvement by a foreign government, but that the recent ransom demands suggest a criminal n...

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Attack should be wake-up call for govts

Brad says that the attack demonstrates the degree to which cyber security has become a shared responsibility between tech companies and customers. This apparent lack of change, he notes, could suggest...

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

Hitachi: The Japanese electronics firm said Monday that its computer systems have been experiencing problems since the weekend, including not being able to send and receive emails or open attached fil...

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Shockingly lifelike dinosaur fossil makes public debut

Shockingly lifelike dinosaur fossil makes public debut

At first he and his supervisor mistook the unnatural formation among the rocks to be fossilized wood and even well-preserved ribs. The skin has been well preserved as even the armor-like scales on the...

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Ransomware hits 'hundreds of thousands' of China PCs

The attack, known as "WannaCry" had a major impact across Asia as workers there returned to work on Monday, with Chinese state media saying nearly 30,000 institutions there had been infected. The IT m...

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Putin says intimidation of North Korea must end

The test is also an immediate challenge to South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, a liberal elected last week who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea. China is the linchpin of Trump's st...

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Ransomware attack 'like having a Tomahawk missile stolen', says Microsoft boss

Cyber security expert and Microsoft regional director Troy Hunt tells SmartCompany this morning the vulnerability exists within computers' Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. Another government s...

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My love 'growns' for mom on Mother's Day

My love 'growns' for mom on Mother's Day

She said sometimes it can be impossible to get an hour or two to herself as a mom! Greet and honor your mother for her contributions to your life. I make up my own Mother's Day . Sunday is a day th...

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NHS 'open for business' amid 'international manhunt' for cyber attackers

It has crippled Britain's health system - with stroke victims unable to undergo urgent surgery because their scans could not be accessed - and affected other businesses around the world. Mrs May said:...

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North Korea blasts off 'new type' of missile in Kusong

Over the weekend, North Korea carried out yet another missile test. The missile travelled some 700km (435 miles), reaching an altitude of 2,000km and landing in the sea west of Japan. Suggesting, sa...

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Melissa McCarthy, as Sean Spicer, rides motorized podium on midtown Manhattan streets

Melissa McCarthy, as Sean Spicer, rides motorized podium on midtown Manhattan streets

McCarthy's presence on the streets was captured by many eager locals, as seen below. Bless you, Melissa McCarthy, bless you. The bit was filmed outside CNN's offices . Spicer has only shared a few c...

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Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump's top spokesperson refused to comment on whether listening devices are active in the Oval Office or elsewhere, a non-denial that recalled the secretly taped conversations and telephone calls tha...

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NCSC outlines ways to protect against WannaCry ransomware

It has attacked hundreds of thousands of computers, security experts say , from hospital systems in the United Kingdom and a telecom company in Spain to universities and large companies in Asia. Expe...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav a spy, India has no case: Pakistan to ICJ

Kulbhushan Jadhav a spy, India has no case: Pakistan to ICJ

In a 12-page document which has been applied to as an "urgent request", India has argued that the court has quoted Article 36 of the Vienna Convention 1963 on Consular Relations due to which India is ...

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Maruti Suzuki launches new Dzire sedan

Maruti Suzuki launches new Dzire sedan

The petrol variants with manual powertrains are priced between Rs 5.45 lakh and Rs 7.94 lakh while the diesel trims are tagged between Rs 6.45 lakh and Rs 8.94 lakh. Competition: The newly launche...

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Indian teenager builds world's smallest satellite

Indian teenager builds world's smallest satellite

Rifath Shaarook is eighteen years old. In further evidence that 3D printing is democratizing science as well as creation, the smallest satellite to be launched into space comes not from a research i...

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Running Windows? How to protect against the big ransomware attack

Thousands more infections were reported Monday, largely in Asia, which had been closed for business when the malware first struck Friday. The malware infected computers running on older versions of ...

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More disruptions feared from worldwide ransomware cyber attack

A letter from the Cabinet Office told them there would be some temporary help with security for old equipment until April 2015, but after that they were on their own. "Most folks that have paid up ap...

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Another teen dies in car crash taking toll to four

Another teen dies in car crash taking toll to four

The police said the students could have had a different fate if they were more careful about traffic rules. Two of the students-Sanchit Chhabra and Ritu Singh died on the spot while Rajat, who was dri...

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Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

North Korea on Sunday launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the United States ma...

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