• Worldwide cyber-attack
Worldwide cyber-attack "Wannacry"

Ransomware actually locks down files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in bit coins in order to regain control of them. Concerns have been voiced about the outdated computer systems on these submarines for some time, to little avail. Though the theft was publicly reported in April, Smith attacked the NSA for "hoar...

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  • Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar
Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

It includes rebuilt Google apps and a redesigned Play store for devices with less than 1 gigabyte of memory. Artificial intelligence is being woven into Google's free Gmail service, used by more than a billion people, for features such as suggesting responses to messages.

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  • Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools
Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

The state-run People's Daily compared the cyber attack to the terrorist hacking depicted in the USA film "Die Hard 4", warning that China's role in global trade and internet connectivity opened it to increased risks from overseas. That's why it is critical that you keep your Windows OS up to date. "They could have done it from the beginning if they...

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  • Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets
Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets

This is a departure from what we had gotten used to on Google Now where we had a choice of either using voice or just typing away. Consumers looking for big gadget announcements out of the conference, however, may have been disappointed. Google has added Suggested Sharing to its Google Photos service. You scroll vertically through your favorite...

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  • Blizzard Announces Free Weekend Dates for Overwatch
Blizzard Announces Free Weekend Dates for Overwatch

Progress made in that time will transfer if you decide to purchase the game, so don't worry about sinking in a couple (dozen) hours only to have all your goodies ripped away. Finally, the company has confirmed that it will re-release the game as a Game of the Year Edition . Pay homage to the original Overwatch strike force by wearing the vin...

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  • Shadow of War Trailer
Shadow of War Trailer

It'll supposedly include more worlds to explore and an expanded Nemesis system, although all I'm really crossing my fingers for is a lot less brown than Mordor's opening levels. Awards and the BAFTA for Game Design. "The more you play it, the bigger people perceive the possibility space to be", game studio Monolith Productions' Michael d...

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  • Suggested Sharing, Shared Libraries, Photo Books
Suggested Sharing, Shared Libraries, Photo Books

The updates came with a feature called Suggested Sharing , an addition powered by machine learning that suggests who you should share certain photos with. That's fine; now you can share an entire photo library with them all so that anyone can share photos of each other whenever there's occasion to.

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  • Opposition Disrupts House in Stormy First Session of UP Assembly
Opposition Disrupts House in Stormy First Session of UP Assembly

On May 2, the chief minister approved a proposal regarding the implementation of GST in the state during the Cabinet meeting. The lowest slab would be 0% (exempted item) while the peak slab would be 28%. The state, particularly western Odisha, virtually turned into a boiling pot as the mercury breached the 45 degrees Celsius mark at four places, 43...

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  • 22 million WannaCry ransomware attack attempts blocked by Symantec
22 million WannaCry ransomware attack attempts blocked by Symantec

The cyberattack has hit more than 300,000 computers, White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert said at Monday's midday White House briefing. The company provides a guide on here. Scottish targets included 11 health boards, NHS National Services and the Scottish Ambulance Service. "Our systems prevented the virus activating and the machin...

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  • England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack
England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

Although there is no evidence that patient data was compromised, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC that NHS must learn from the attack and upgrade its IT systems. WannaCry takes advantage of a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. -National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes and later leaked online.

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  • Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software
Ransomware outbreak prompts Microsoft to update old software

According to various reports, this attack avenue has been developed by the National Security Agency (NSA) in the USA as a cyber-weapon and it was leaked to the public earlier in April along with other classified data allegedly stolen from the agency.

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  • Google partners Qualcomm To Develop Daydream VR Headset
Google partners Qualcomm To Develop Daydream VR Headset

Huawei's Mate 9 Pro, Asus' yet-to-be-released Zenfone AR, Motorola's Moto Z, ZTE's Axon 7 and Google's Pixel are the only devices that now have announced their support of the Daydream mobile VR platform. The first VR headsets using this technology are expected to go on sale later this year. The new headsets aims to be more comfortable and easy to u...

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  • Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks
Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

The ransomware, which locked users' files and demanded payment to allow access, spread to 150 countries, including Russian Federation, the U.S. and China. "This attack provides yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem", he wrote . Hunt told broadcaster Sky News, the United Kingdom had "never ...

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  • Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone
Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

More than an hour into the event, Google has revealed some of the exciting new features coming in Android 8.0 (aka Android O ). Last, but certainly not least for the crowd full of developers, Google introduced Play Console Dashboard, which analyzes every app and points out the top six issues causing performance issues like battery drain, crashes...

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  • Shadow Brokers says
Shadow Brokers says "would release new exploit for Windows 10"

The Shadow Brokers said they'll release more details about their monthly data dump in June, including how interested subscribers could sign up. The hackers have not offered proof that they possess any more data, but have alleged that their collection includes Windows 10 exploits, banking information, and " compromised network data from Russia...

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  • Microsoft's President Reflects On Cyberattack, Helping Pirates And The NSA
Microsoft's President Reflects On Cyberattack, Helping Pirates And The NSA

The other problem is that WannaCry has no mechanism to determine who paid what and which computer should be released. Given the potential impact to customers and their businesses, we have also released updates for Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003.

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  • Cyberattack wave ebbs, but experts see risk of more
Cyberattack wave ebbs, but experts see risk of more

The WannaCry attack, which hit 200,000 computers across 150 countries, appeared to slow yesterday. French automaker Renault and its partner, Nissan, say their plants were hit by the attack, NBC reports . "The WannaCry 1.0 and 2.0 versions, a type of fast-spreading ransomware that blocks the data of the users and then asks for a ransom, are only ...

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  • BMW M5 xDrive AWD details revealed, 2WD mode confirmed
BMW M5 xDrive AWD details revealed, 2WD mode confirmed

Developed by BMW's Motorsport division, which produces all its "M" performnce cars, this new four-wheel drive system is called M xDrive. Now, just a few months out from the car's reveal, he's given us a detailed look at the technology. He says fuel economy should be improved, too. Transmission duties are taken care of by an eight speed Steptronic S...

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  • Apple Releases iOS 10.3.3 Beta 1 to Developers for iPhone/iPad
Apple Releases iOS 10.3.3 Beta 1 to Developers for iPhone/iPad

As iOS 10.3 introduces some exciting features like Find my AirPods along with a new file system, the tech freaks could look forward to the release of the iOS 11 soon enough. The full-size iPad was a heavy monster, and everybody was excited about the Nexus 7 and the Kindle Fire tablet. The Pro models will most likely see faster processors and the ...

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  • Waymo vs Uber- Court orders latter to return
Waymo vs Uber- Court orders latter to return "pilfered" files

They will strive to introduce a fleet of self-driving trial cars , first in Phoenix and the surrounding areas, and afterwards they will reach "more people, in more places". Although Waymo has logged over 3 million miles of automated driving and has arguably some of the most sophisticated self-driving technology, most of the testing was done in a...

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  • American Eagle Outfitters Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (AEO)
American Eagle Outfitters Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (AEO)

With all other things going on, American Eagle Outfitters , Inc. Nonetheless, all estimates remain well below Minnesota-based company's prior year period and previous quarter profits per share of $1.29 and $1.45, respectively. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in shares of American Eagle Outfitters by 6.3% in the first quarter. B...

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  • Streaming on Smart TVs
Streaming on Smart TVs

One collection of Amazon Fire TV Edition sets coming this month is made by Element Electronics. The baseline 43-inch model sells for $449, alongside three other models: 50-inch ($549), 55-inch ($649) and 65-inch ($899). According to Amazon, Element's new Fire TV-based products will be released on June 14. So yeah, while those already with a 4...

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  • Singapore shuts airport terminal after fire; flights delayed
Singapore shuts airport terminal after fire; flights delayed

CAG said in an update that all departing and arriving flights at T2 had been moved to T3, with "significant delays" expected. Passengers, staff evacuated onto the tarmac of Changi Airport Terminal 2. The Singapore Civil Defence Force gave all-clear for the terminal at about 10 PM, and the operations were resumed progressively. Travellers with...

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  • Pros And Cons Of Having Nokia 3310 In 2017
Pros And Cons Of Having Nokia 3310 In 2017

A new Nokia phone could be revealed sooner than expected as a video has leaked allegedly showing of the Nokia 8 with dual rear cameras. A list of the phone features listed below. And even if the new Nokia 3310 does break for some reason or you lose it, it won't cost you a bomb. The thing is that only two of the phones are ones that we've seen befor...

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  • Specs and images leak of Moto E4 and E4 Plus
Specs and images leak of Moto E4 and E4 Plus

The two affordable handsets jam-packed with some unbelievable features that give the smartphone users a completely different experience with its improved performance, extensive battery life, and miraculous display. Like his younger brother, he came out with 1 or 2 GB of RAM and 8 or 16 GB ROM, but in his processor with a frequency 4×1,3 GHz already...

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  • The Global Hacker Attack Is Expected To Hit Countries Again Today
The Global Hacker Attack Is Expected To Hit Countries Again Today

Although the spread of a " ransomware " that locked up more than 200,000 computers in over 150 countries had slowed, the respite might only be brief as there could be new havoc on Monday when employees return to work, cyber-security experts said , according to Reuters.

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  • Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft
Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

The way it works is that once it infects a computer, it encrypts - or basically scrambles - all the data. Also, you can not be sure that even if you make the payment, you will get regain access to your data. Most importantly, such a convention would commit governments to turning over software vulnerabilities when they find them - rather than expl...

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  • Ransomware attack: Southern Railway office in Palakkad affected
Ransomware attack: Southern Railway office in Palakkad affected

According to the authorities at the panchayat office, a message appeared on their computer screen saying their filed had been encrypted and that in order to recover them they would have to pay. The message reportedly also warned that if they don't make the payment in bitcoins within three days, the price would be doubled. In Thrissur, the dreaded...

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  • Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks
Microsoft Slams Governments For Global 'WannaCrypt' Attacks

Among the first to be infected was the National Health Service of the UK. "It does seems as if US higher ed was not badly hit by this attack, and reports from other information-sharing organizations indicate that USA sectors [and] regions may have been able to mitigate the threats and contain damage", Kim Milford, executive director of REN-ISAC...

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  • Supergirl Season 2 Episode 21 Review/Recap: National City Is Invaded
Supergirl Season 2 Episode 21 Review/Recap: National City Is Invaded

Cat's immediate recognition of James as The Guardian is great, but I think my favorite Cat moment is when she greets her seeming death with a casual, "Okay, well it was nice knowing you" to Winn. The return of Lillian Luther, Hank Henshaw, President Olivia Marsdin and Cat Grant introduced some potential story lines to follow up with later or next s...

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  • X-ray services at Basingstoke hospital hit in NHS cyber attack
X-ray services at Basingstoke hospital hit in NHS cyber attack

Microsoft said that the exploit code used by WannaCry is created to work only against unpatched Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, or even earlier systems such as Windows XP. An NHS update for the North East and North Cumbria said its primary care computer network was switched back on yesterday afternoon, with practices back up and running th...

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  • Suspect kills Montana deputy, launches 140-mile pursuit
Suspect kills Montana deputy, launches 140-mile pursuit

Montana Department of Transportation says westbound vehicles will be piloted through eastbound lanes. New info: 5 law enforcement vehicles damaged in the shootout by Rock Creek. This is a awful reminder of what a risky and hard profession law enforcement is. The chase ended about 35 miles east of Missoula. The vehicle eventually came to rest ju...

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  • President polls: Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi to talk consensus nominee
President polls: Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi to talk consensus nominee

Mamata was also meeting JD (U) leader Sharad Yadav, and said she plans to be in Delhi again early next week to rope in Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to join the Opposition in throwing a challenge to the Modi government's candidate.

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  • New Harvest Moon game one the way
New Harvest Moon game one the way

Here's some big news for fans of the Harvest Moon brand. All we really know so far is that it exists. Their games are known for being family-friendly and goal-oriented; moreover, they include some great narratives, better than what you find in other games in the same genre.

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  • Ubisoft Reveals Upcoming Games: Far Cry 5, Crew, and Assassin's…
Ubisoft Reveals Upcoming Games: Far Cry 5, Crew, and Assassin's…

We know that it will be its own self-contained game, however, and certainly not a spin-off like Far Cry Primal or Blood Dragon , 2013's fantastic expansion add-on for Far Cry 3 . Ubisoft CFO Alain Martinez revealed during the conference call today that the publisher's new IP is going to be a "multiplayer game with strong live operations".

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