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WannaCry ransomware worm infected over 200k computers worldwide

On May 14, 2017, Microsoft highlighted in a blog the link between WannaCry and an exploit stolen earlier this year . An intentional targeting of Windows 7 systems would have made sense, given the continuing popularity of the OS. In addition, we must not forget that Windows 7 has less than 3 years left, so the sooner we update the sooner we start avoiding new computer attacks or be left exposed once the extended support cycle is over.

Grand Theft Auto 5 sales top 80 million

While apparently not connected, it appears that GTA 5 Online is to continue receiving multiplayer content past the already-confirmed summer release, while Rockstar fans wait for Red Dead Redemption 2's release. It's not just Rockstar's titles that are doing well, though, as 2K's Mafia III has now sold-in more than 5m units, while Civilization VI has sold-in almost 2m units.

Broadcom Ltd (AVGO) Analysts See $3.02 EPS

Ccm Investment Advisers Llc decreased General Dynamics (GD) stake by 6.21% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Also, CEO Hock E. Tan sold 65,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 6th. So unless Broadcom Ltd sees its shares fall 49.6% and the contract is exercised (resulting in a cost basis of $116.40 per share before broker commissions, subtracting the $3.60 from $120), the only upside to the put seller is from collecting that premium for the 1.8% annualized rate of ...

Google Assistant arrives on Apple iPhone as battle with Siri heats up

The second experience is something Google calls Notification dots, when an app has new activity, it will push a notification to the shade as usual but the app icon will now also have a dot over it, which can be long pressed to see the notification right there.

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

To make matters worse, Windows 7 still runs on around 45% of all machines making it a hugely popular operating system. The WannaCry outbreak started by infecting some vulnerable machines and has now infected more than 200,000 computers around the world.

Trio tied for halfway lead at Wentworth

Jamieson bounced back from a disastrous start to stay in contention. "It's very easy to spiral out of control, especially on a tough golf course ". "Play with what you have and that's what I did. I just played with what I had and I think that was the key to success". Molinari, meanwhile, will be counting on all of his Wentworth experience to help him over the weekend.

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg receives Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out

Reflecting on the unsettling effects of loss of objective from technological change, Zuckerberg said . During his graduation speech , he said , "Not only create new jobs, but create a new sense of objective". He left Harvard his sophomore year. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg , one of Harvard's most famous dropouts, this week returned to the Ivy League school to pick up his degree - albeit only an honorary one - 12 years after quitting.

Carlsson outshines big names at Wentworth

Pieters said: 'This is my tour, I love being at home and look at the names like Seve that are on this trophy'. "It does not get any better but I don't want to be there". "The focus is to play well the next few weeks, make that top 50 (in the world) and obviously winning takes care of it all". We haven't played on bent this year yet.

Apple's iTunes will land on Microsoft's Windows Store by the year end

While the company wouldn't say when this latest version of its ubiquitous operating system will arrive, the software's very name supplies as good a hint as any: it's dubbed the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . It lets users add elements of alternative reality to normal videos and uses artificial intelligence to edit videos automatically. Save your disk space: You can directly access your files from the cloud without using storage space on your device with OneDrive Files On-Demand.

Experts Believe North Korea May Be Responsible For Global Cyber Attack

The Department of Homeland Security began an "aggressive awareness campaign" to alert the tech industry to the importance of installing the patch that Microsoft issued in March that protected users from the vulnerability exploited by the attack, a USA official working on the attack told Reuters .

As deadline looms, experts find way to unlock ransomware files

It is true that Windows 7 is the most widely used operating system worldwide. What they are working on is reducing the size of updates so they are faster and cheaper to download in markets like South Africa. WannaCry is the malware, specifically ransomware (software that hijacks, or encrypts the files of the victim and asks for the payment of a ransom to recover them) responsible for what has been one of the worst computer attacks in history which has put everyone on alert in the last week.

Final Fantasy XV Survey Teases New Playable Characters & Hard…

Thus, we can expect both titles by 2020. Another interpretation is that "in the next 3 years" means that undated titles will come in each of the years to come. I consider Square Enix more effective than most at this very same approach, but the prevalence of leaks and the internet (not always explicitly related, by the way) has made things more hard in recent years regarding some of the company's larger forthcoming titles.

IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

The Egyptian Cabinet, meanwhile, said 13 victims of Friday's bloodshed remained hospitalized in Cairo and Minya province, where the attack took place. Persecution of Egypt's Christians has spiked since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011, and as an ISIS affiliate wages an insurgency on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

Overwatch Celebrates Anniversary With Free Play Weekend

The anniversary skins not only don't encompass the entire 24 hero line-up but because they're only available as legendaries a number of loot boxes needed to open to obtain all of them has increased significantly compared to other events.

Xiaomi CEO confirms 3 million units of Mi Max sold since launch

To recall, the Mi Max was launched in India in July a year ago, so the timeframe matches as well. Xiaomi had unveiled its flagship device Xiaomi Mi 6 back in April this year. Other specs of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 include a stereo speakers and an IR blaster. To recap, the original Mi Max came with a 6.44-inch fullHD display, a hexa-core Snapdragon 650 or an octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor, depending on the variant, 3/4GB of RAM, 32/128GB of internal storage, 4G LTE support and a ...

No promo song for Ranbir and Katrina's next Jagga Jasoos!

Barfi! had Ranbir Kapoor as the male lead. Jagga Jasoos will be the Kaif's first film with Anurag Basu . However, finally the makers of the film have confirmed the release date of the film with a new poster. And the reason why it is so called masterpiece as the rich bright color tone of the film which is cinematic at the same time. The music for this Jaago Jasoos is given by Pritam .

Classic Vega Stage and Ed Come to Street Fighter V Soon

Vega will once more take to the air, a unique interaction limited to the upcoming stage. Also making its return (for the same price) with be the Thailand stage, which had been pulled shortly after launch in late April because of some " unintentional religious references ".

Call of Duty: WW2 Female Soldiers Are 'Historically Accurate' Says Sledgehammer Games

Now lots of fans have been asking whether or not that is historically accurate, what do you think about that?" "It is historically accurate". It seems like we have to wait a bit longer to get an information on how players will be able to use unlimited spring in Call of Duty: WWII .

Apple opens first Southeast Asia store in Singapore

Located along Singapore's Orchard Road shopping strip, the new two-storey retail space featured a glass facade-spanning 36.57 metres long and comprising glass panels each 14 metres high-as well as a 7.62-metres long canopy to provide shelter from the city-state's tropical climate.

Attack should be wake-up call for govts

One source said: "We work with a lot of different people". The bad news is, you might be stuck with paying or wiping your machine and starting over from a clean install. A recent Apple software update , for example, caused some iPad Pros to cease functioning. It's hard not to engage in a bit of victim-blaming in this situation, especially because security experts say the attacks could have been prevented.

Google unveils Android O Beta program for Nexus and Pixel devices

The second experience is something Google calls Notification dots, when an app has new activity, it will push a notification to the shade as usual but the app icon will now also have a dot over it, which can be long pressed to see the notification right there.

Google accidentally teased a new Pixel launcher at I/O 2017

The Assistant on iOS will be made available from version 9.1 and above. Perhaps even more exciting is that the Google Assistant now lets users pay and pay for stuff. Like other recent Google business-facing interface updates, the new AdMob UI uses Material Design of its consumer products. On top of that, Google Assistant is soon going to support the ability to send and receive payments.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc

Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Sinclair Broadcast Group by 9.1% in the third quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS. Phoenix Invest Adviser Lc holds 23,000 shares or 0.39% of its portfolio. Prudential Fincl Incorporated accumulated 138,921 shares. At the time of writing, Shares the company recently traded 16.70% away 52-week low and noted price movement -19.00% away from the 52-week high level.

Mobile's 'Digits' Service Will Sync Many Devices To One Number

The technology will also enable a single device to support more than one phone numbers. Again, there are a plenty of use cases here, but the obvious one is people who carry two different phones for work and personal use. "DIGITS bring phone numbers into the Digital Age". You can get an extra phone number so you can have one exclusive for work and another one for personal use.

Urban bike of the future — BMW Motorrad

Showcasing BMW's absolute love for the black/gray color combination, the Concept Link features electric orange highlights that stand out beautifully, nearly like war-paint, giving the bike a sense of dynamism. The Concept Link "knows what's in the rider's calendar and therefore his next destinations". The concept also misses the traditional instrument cluster - instead speed, navigation, and battery information is projected onto the windshield directly into the rider's field of vision.

Manchester bomb designed for maximum carnage, leaked photos of components suggest

The bomb used in the Manchester attack Monday combined an explosive charge with shrapnel of nuts and screws meticulously arranged for maximum damage, according to photographs published by the New York Times . The New York Times Company is run by a British chief executive. USA channel ABC News reported that police had found a kind of bomb-making workshop in Abedi's home and he had apparently stockpiled enough chemicals to make additional bombs.

Vancouver-born fighter defends MMA title

Instead, her focus is locked on what lies ahead. Nunes tapped out. Lee leapt into the air and then sunk to her knees as the crowd went wild. Nunes survived, but it was clear that she needed to steer clear from the mats to implement her gameplan.

Yacht-inspired Rolls-Royce Sweptail launched

The owner of Sweptail worked directly with Rolls-Royce's design department in its creation, over a period of around four years. Rolls-Royce was approached by one of its regular customers, described as a "connoisseur and collector of distinctive one-off items including super-yachts and private aircraft", in 2013 about building a one-off luxury vehicle.

Street Fighter 5 Getting the Vega Cage Stage in Next DLC

Bison's Thailand Shadoloo Hideout , and Vega's Flamenco Tavern . The last time they did this we received the Thailand stage, which aside from the religious music that had to be taken out, was pretty much a flawless throwback for a modern era.

You can purchase the Huawei Watch 2 Classic for $370

The Huawei Watch 2 Classic is nearly identical to the standard Huawei Watch 2, with a 1.2-inch display at 390 x 390 resolution, Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, and a 420mAh battery. Both Best Buy and Amazon are offering the stainless steel titanium gray watch for $369.99 with free shipping starting today, and other outlets like B&H should have availability soon.

BMW's latest motorcycle concept links futuristic style and tech

All colors are oriented diagonally to underline the dynamic potential of the ride. Additionally, a reverse gear ensures it is easy to maneuver and park in tight city spaces. Further customization options, such as side panels in different colors or different windshields, allow the rider to express his personality, making the BMW Motorrad Concept Link the ideal companion for any situation.

Indian-origin techie links ransomware attack to N Korea

Europol elaborated on its past findings about how much hackers had managed to extort money from the victims of the cyberattack, saying some 243 payments of a total of about 63,000 dollars had been made since the start of the attack on May 12.

North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack

Most experts noted it was still too early to determine whether North Korea was involved in the attacks that paralyzed the NHS on Friday and became one of the fastest-spreading extortion campaigns ever recorded. "We raised the alert on Sunday in preparation for an attack against the military network by hostile forces on the strength of the spread of ransomware", he added.

Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware must be a wake-up call for governments

A month before the ShadowBrokers released the EternalBlue vulnerability, Microsoft issued a patch for it, but that didn't stop the ransomware's spread. Third, don't be complacent with the usual ways that malware spreads. The latest ransomware was successful because of a confluence of factors. The health care industry has become a major target, with ransomware making up more than 70 percent of malware attacks against hospitals, pharmacies and insurance agencies.

Sonic Mania Release Date Might Be August 2017

Sega's 2D Sonic revival, Sonic Mania , doesn't have an official release window outside of this summer, but it appears an exact release date has been inadvertently revealed on Steam. Players will be able to pick from three characters; Sonic the Hedgehog himself, Tails the Fox, and Knuckles the Echidna, all three major characters in the Sonic franchise.