Global ransomware attack is similar to North Korean-orchestrated hacks, expert says

The hackers group is believed to have worked out of China, but on behalf of Pyongyang. American cybersecurity firm Symantec also said that it found a code used in the malware that "historically was unique to Lazarus tools", but it didn't specul... More..

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by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

South Korea Fires Warning Shots as Suspected North Korean Drone Crosses Border

Just hours ago, a North Korean diplomat said the coutry's recent missile tests are a legitimate act of self-defence by a "fully-fledged nuclear power" and are not in violation worldwide law. In a statement, t...More..

PS4 Pro Not Powerful Enough to Run Destiny 2 at 60 FPS
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

PS4 Pro Not Powerful Enough to Run Destiny 2 at 60 FPS

During the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal event last week, many fans were excited to know that the game will run at 60 frames per second on PC. A lack of horsepower is the reason. Stay tuned to A9K for the latest ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Russians discussed using Manafort, Flynn to influence Trump

The intelligence was among the clues, including information about direct communications between Trump's advisers and Russian officials, US officials received a year ago as they began looking into Russian attemp...More..

Microsoft launches Windows 10 China Government Edition
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Microsoft launches Windows 10 China Government Edition

As discussed in previous blog posts , we continue to roll out the Windows 10 Creators Update in stages: We ensure things look good with the current population before we offer the update to even more device...More..

AG Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian officials, DOJ says
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

AG Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian officials, DOJ says

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly did not disclose his meeting with Russian officials a year ago when he applied for his security clearance, according to a Justice Department official Wednesday. The sp...More..

Microsoft acquires cybersecurity start-up in $100m deal
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Microsoft acquires cybersecurity start-up in $100m deal

Founded in 2014 by CEO Eran Barak , CTO Idan Levin and CPO Barak Klinghoffer, the company has raised only $10.5 million to date thus yielding a tenfold profit. Hexadite is part of what you might call the ...More..

Serena Williams joins SurveyMonkey boardroom
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Serena Williams joins SurveyMonkey boardroom

Serena Williams attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. According to numerous that SurveyMonkey...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Who's behind the WannaCry ransomware attack? Experts think they know

In a blog posting examining the code behind the attack, Symantec claimed that there are strong links between the code used in the WannaCry attacks, and malware tools used in attacks against Sony Pictures in...More..

Mass Effect Put on Hiatus, BioWare Montreal Converted to Support Studio
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mass Effect Put on Hiatus, BioWare Montreal Converted to Support Studio

Last month, a number of BioWare Montreal employees were transferred to the studio EA Motive, also based in Montreal, to work on Star Wars Battlefront II . Reached for comment, studio director Yanick Roy spun t...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Vive announces new VR headset

It'll be working with HTC and Lenovo to create the headsets, which will work without the need for any cables, PCs or peripherals. As revealed today at the Google I/O conference , Google has announced a...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

President Trump Met Behind Closed Doors With Pope Francis

Twenty-four hours before he takes the oath of office as the 45th USA president, Trump arrived in Washington on Thursday, determined to transform American politics over the next four years. The pope received T...More..

Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

Richard Burr , the GOP head of the Senate intelligence committee, joined his Democratic colleague, Sen. Warner said one subpoena had been served and that he expected the second one to be served Tuesday evenin...More..

NEW Major Cyberattack Infects Computers in 99 Countries
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

NEW Major Cyberattack Infects Computers in 99 Countries

An worldwide manhunt was well under way for the plotters behind what was being described as the world's biggest-ever computer ransom assault. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority said no cases of ransom ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Marcus Rashford starts for Man United vs Ajax; Smalling, Fellaini return

The Dutch side registered a goalless draw away from home in the first leg. Usually the deputy to David de Gea, Argentina worldwide goalkeeper Romero has shown himself to be a more than capable stand-in for th...More..

Trump meets with Pope for first time
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump meets with Pope for first time

Trump has threatened to pull out of the Paris climate accord and cancel payments to the United Nation's climate change programs, while the pope wrote a 181-page encyclical on protecting the earth, " Laudato Si...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Integre Asset Management LLC Sells 6895 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Eagle Ridge Investment Management increased its stake in Grainger W W Inc (GWW) by 10.85% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. As per Friday, Fe...More..

Google Opinion Rewards is Finally Available in India
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Google Opinion Rewards is Finally Available in India

The present generation Google Pixel phones come with OLED display and the next gene Google Pixel will hopefully come with OLED display too. Google last week during its I/O event described security twe...More..

Is Microsoft's new Surface Pro faster than the iPad Pro?
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Is Microsoft's new Surface Pro faster than the iPad Pro?

After ruling out the existence of any such device as the Surface Pro 5 , Microsoft surprised all by launching a brand new Surface device simply named as the Surface Pro. Microsoft says the pen is four times mo...More..

Huawei unveils Honor Band A2 priced at $29
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Huawei unveils Honor Band A2 priced at $29

The biggest changes, compared to the last year's model, are an OLED screen and a heart rate sensor . Honor Band A2 works with phones running Android 4.4 OS and above. Fitness tracking functions include a p...More..

Apple Is Testing Out 5G Tech To Increase The iPhone's Internet Speed
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Apple Is Testing Out 5G Tech To Increase The iPhone's Internet Speed

The patent application has been signed by the iPhone maker, approved by the FCC and made public this week itself. The application also mentioned 28GHz and 39GHz bands, which were approved by FCC past year...More..

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

Google pulled its search engine from China seven years ago after it refused to self-censor internet searches, a requirement of the Chinese government. The summit, which will be attended by AI experts from Googl...More..

VLC & Kodi Subtitle Vulnerability Could Give Attacker Control Of 200M Devices
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

VLC & Kodi Subtitle Vulnerability Could Give Attacker Control Of 200M Devices

The researchers say, delivering a cyber attack when subtitles are loaded onto a media players is a "completely overlooked technique". In a YouTube video, Check Point researchers demoed the attack and showed...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

FedEx confirms it was hit by global malware attack

And it's expected to cause more problems on Monday. The WannaCry virus, the name of the ransomware used for the cyber attack, does not affect other systems, such as Apple. Here, you'll find information on h...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Amp Capital Investors LTD Increases Holding in Apple INC (AAPL)

Apple Inc . The firm has a market cap of $801.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.04 and a beta of 1.26. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $153.8. The firm has "Buy" rating ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Police Make 3 More Arrests In Connection With Deadly Manchester Concert Attack

Salman Abedi , the man suspected of carrying out the Manchester suicide bombing, had traveled to Libya and "probably" Syria and had links with Islamic State , French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said Wedne...More..

Netanyahu Greets Trump on His First Trip to 'Israel'
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Netanyahu Greets Trump on His First Trip to 'Israel'

Inside the central rotunda is the newly renovated Edicule, where Jesus was buried. Trump, after hearing a lengthy explanation from the Western Wall's rabbi, walked solemnly to the wall and stood by the ancien...More..

Gestures tell of friendship that toppled S. Korea president
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Gestures tell of friendship that toppled S. Korea president

May 23, 2017: Park, in handcuffs, is brought to the Seoul Central District Court for the opening of her criminal trial, which is expected to take several months. Prosecutors claim Park colluded with Choi to t...More..

James Corden will host program on Snapchat's Discover
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

James Corden will host program on Snapchat's Discover

However, Corden does seem to be getting involved in the production of a lot of digital media outside of traditional TV these days. Thanks to James Corden , CBS will now join a number of other major media pub...More..

Quitting Twitter, says Sonu Nigam after Abhijeet's account suspended
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Quitting Twitter, says Sonu Nigam after Abhijeet's account suspended

In a tweet directed at JNU student activist, Shehla Rashid , he wrote, "There is rumour she took money for two hours and didn t satisfy the client". He also backed Paresh Rawal for his comments over Arundha...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

PM Theresa May raises United Kingdom threat level to 'critical'

British media said he was born in Manchester, northwest England, and that his Libyan parents had fled the regime of dictator Moamer Kadhafi. "Although it is not the first time Manchester has suffered in this ...More..

Users call Instagram the worst social media platform for mental health
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Users call Instagram the worst social media platform for mental health

Instagram is the most detrimental social media platform to young people's mental health , according to new research out of the United Kingdom. The video streaming website was found to have the most po...More..

DJI Drone Flights restricted by software: unless you're registered
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DJI Drone Flights restricted by software: unless you're registered

Once updated and activated, DJI can make sure that you never accidentally (or purposely) fly into controlled airspace ... or into the space needle ... The activation requirement will kick off the end of this ...More..

Customs impounds another 440 rifles
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Customs impounds another 440 rifles

A source had earlier informed that the container was impounded at the Ports & Cargo Terminal, inside the Tin Can Island port. The spokesperson of the Nigeria Customs, Tin Can Island Command, Uche Ejesieme , ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain, and Taiwan will be getting Android Pay soon

The update is version OPP2.170420.019, up from yesterday's OPP2.170420.017 release, and it weighed in at just 44.5MB on my Nexus 6P. Android Go will work on entry-level devices that only have 512MB to 1GB of ...More..