Windows 7 makes up two-thirds of machines infected by WannaCry

As the WannaCry ransomware campaign stretches on into its second week, researchers have had more and more success developing tools to help users decrypt the files on infected PCs. Indeed, for what I've tested, under Windows 10, CryptReleaseCo... More..

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The Latest PC Crash Culprit
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Latest PC Crash Culprit

The characters, $ MFT , will be familiar to people who fiddle with metadata on old computers; it's what Microsoft uses to designate a specific metadata file on your PC. This NTFS-focused bug was probably firs...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

OPEC extends output cut deal to March next year

OPEC hadn't yet announced the production levels for the agreement on Thursday. Oil's losses accelerated after OPEC agreed to extend its production cuts for nine months, according to media reports , citing a ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg's 'Best Memory' From Harvard Is Making The Internet Swoon

Earlier in his speech , Zuckerberg told the rain-soaked crowd that "finding your goal isn't enough.The challenge for us is to create a world where everyone has their own sense of objective". "I'm not here to...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

The First Trailer of Far Cry 5 Is Here

And this wouldn't be a Far Cry game without plenty of vehicles to command, and you won't be disappointed with the ability to fly planes, drive trucks, muscle cars, big rigs and of course, ATVs, tractors and b...More..

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding album and photos
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding album and photos

Her now-husband James is the son and heir of David Matthews , a former mechanic who acquired the Laird of Glen Affric title in 2008. The most likely reason Meghan did not go to the church in Englefield was...More..

Former Director General of Police of Punjab KPS Gill passes away
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Former Director General of Police of Punjab KPS Gill passes away

Credited for bringing militancy in Punjab under Control, Gill has served twice as state DGP. Gill spearheaded Operation Black Thunder in May 1988 to flush out militants hiding in the Golden Temple, the ho...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Microsoft Could Have Released Free Anti-Ransomware Patch Earlier, Report Says

More than a week after the massive WannaCry ransomware attack hobbled computer systems around the world, security experts continue to assess the damage and keep watch for new outbreaks. 'Cyber criminals targe...More..

French: Unknown PM Chosen by President Emmanuel Macron
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

French: Unknown PM Chosen by President Emmanuel Macron

PARIS May 17 Newly inaugurated centrist French president Emmanuel Macron chose his government on Wednesday, appointing a mix of political hues to the top jobs as part of his promise to bridge the right-left ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Mumbai Indians claim IPL title after dramatic finish against Pune

Instagram too was abuzz with IPL pictures and videos as those off the pitch also came forward to congratulate the team on their brilliant win. "We started to use Malinga in the middle overs in a defensive role ...More..

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack

Mehta talked about the code in a cryptic tweet on Monday, drawing a comparison between Lazarus' early works and WannaCry, the ransomware that crippled thousands of computers in the largest cyber-extortion schem...More..

Apple working on dedicated artificial intelligence chip, says report
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Apple working on dedicated artificial intelligence chip, says report

Bloomberg says the chip's called the Apple Neural Engine internally, and could be used for "offloading facial recognition in the photos application, some parts of speech recognition, and the iPhone's predict...More..

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided, says Europol
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided, says Europol

The full scale of the worldwide cyber attack that continues to disrupt the NHS may only become apparent when people return to work on Monday, experts have warned. "As cybercriminals become more sophisticated,...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Russians Looked to Sway Trump Through Advisers

Brennan's testimony before the House intelligence committee on Tuesday comes one day after Flynn invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in response to a subpoena from the Senate intel...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ransomware WannaCry Infected Almost Only Windows 7 PCs

Microsoft has since said that Windows 10 is the version of its operating system that gives the best protection from Wanna Cry - and the data released from Kaspersky would also confirm this. Countless new...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Far Cry 5 Co-Op Campaign Will Stretch Throughout The Whole Game

And this wouldn't be a Far Cry game without plenty of vehicles to command, and you won't be disappointed with the ability to fly planes, drive trucks, muscle cars, big rigs and of course, ATVs, tractors and...More..

Is Gionee's four-eyed camera phone as good as it seems?
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Is Gionee's four-eyed camera phone as good as it seems?

Under the hood is the 64-bit MediaTek Helio P25 octa-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz. The phone comes with a single 16-megapixel rear camera sensor and a 13-megapixel selfie camera. For the front, there is a d...More..

'Monster Hunter XX' Switch release confirmed, still no specific launch date
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

'Monster Hunter XX' Switch release confirmed, still no specific launch date

CNBC notes that this marks the highest the company's shares have been since October of 2008, and that the jump added $2.2 billion to its market capitalization. The fighting game features the full Street Fight...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Windows 10 gets chummy with Apple, iTunes in next version

The refresh follows Microsoft's first Creators Update , which started rolling out to Windows machines last month. Considering that Microsoft is using the same name for this update, it might seem the update...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

Committee and leadership staffers will begin writing legislation when senators are in their home states during the Memorial Day recess, said Sen. Mike Maroney, R-Marshall, has been absent throughout the special...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

After being charged with allegedly assaulting reporter, Gianforte wins Montana House seat

Shaun Scott, a computer science professor at Carroll College in Helena, said the assault charge was barely a factor in his decision. " When you make a mistake , you have to own up to it", he said. US Republic...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

South Korea's ex-president Park on trial amid nuclear tensions

Police officers escorted Park into the courtroom in handcuffs on Tuesday in her first public appearance since she was jailed on March 31 on the same corruption allegations that brought about the president's ...More..

Google previews Android O and starts public beta
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Google previews Android O and starts public beta

Optimized apps will be promoted on the Google Play Store with the new section "Optimized for your device". A famous tool used in many televisions, within the YouTube app on Android and in iOS, Picture...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyber attack

Still though, any evidence is only circumstantial. "We want to see more coding similarities to give us more confidence". The United States likely avoided greater harm as the attack targeted older versions of ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Add Rating for Big Yellow Group plc (BYG)

Ratings analysis reveals 27% of V.F. Corp's analysts are positive. According to the latest broker reports outstanding on Friday 26th of May, 1 analyst has a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 0 analysts ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Top House Intel Dem: Flynn Not Cooperating With Russia Probe, Subpoenas Coming

Brennan said he became convinced last summer that Russian Federation was trying to interfere in the campaign, saying "they were very aggressive". Brennan said that concerned him, "because of known Russian effor...More..

Opposing Brexit and scrapping diesel cars lead Liberal Democrat manifesto
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Opposing Brexit and scrapping diesel cars lead Liberal Democrat manifesto

He said the reaction to his haircut has been mixed, with a lot of people questioning why he chose to dedicate a space on the side of his head to Tim Farron's party. Coming a day after the Labour manifesto, ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Father of Accused Manchester Attacker Says His Son Is Innocent

And Britain's home secretary criticized US officials for leaking the name of the bomber and other information. "This is not us", Ramadan Abedi told the news service. Four people have been arrested since...More..

Trump in the Middle East
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump in the Middle East

Levin's remarks were prompted by President Trump's visit to Bethlehem earlier that day. US officials have said Trump shared Israeli intelligence in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov....More..

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know so far

One of the suggestions Smith makes is to treat vulnerabilities in the same way other weapons are handled. "Our banks may be affected in a couple of hours". This virus does not rely on user interaction to spre...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Don't download the fake Android apps which promise protection from WannaCry ransomware

Will it be enough to save the platform from the dustbin of failed Google experiments or just a last gasp at life? When Google Assistant arrives on Android TV, it will be able to search for content that su...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

British authorities warn of 'damage' to investigation from leaks

Trafford is a borough of Greater Manchester to the south of the city center. There are now eight men in custody in connection with the attack. Manchester's police chief said on Wednesday Abedi was part ...More..

Samsung Galaxy J7, J5 Prime in 32GB storage now available in India
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Samsung Galaxy J7, J5 Prime in 32GB storage now available in India

The back of the phone is not present in the new video, so we'll have to wait until the official reveal later this year to see if Samsung has figured out a way to embed the fingerprint scanner into the display o...More..

Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

The third place went to SunStroke Project from Moldova, who received 374 points. More recently, the contest has launched artists such as Lordi, who won with Hard Rock Hallelujah in 2006 and Conchita Wurst, wh...More..

South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

South Korea fired 450 rounds at flock of birds, says North

All 15 council members, including the North's closest ally China, approved the statement ahead of Tuesday's consultations where France's U.N. Ambassador Francois Delattre said a new sanctions resolution will ...More..