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Ransomware Attack Hit 200000 Victims In 150 Countries

This one worked because of a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a known and highly risky security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and malware created to spread quickly once inside university, business or government networks.

After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers U.S. invite

A separate delegation will be designated and sent in the near future to deal with either of the two issues that Park will not have covered, the sources said. Moon also raised the issue of economic retaliation against South Korean firms in China, Yoon said. How hard will it be for the new president to regain public confidence in the government? North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, presenting Trump with perhaps his most ...

Cyber attack hits 200000 in 150 countries

Secret Service, and advises against paying ransoms, saying that payment is no guarantee of recovering data, and that it only encourages further attacks. WanaCryptor 2.0 is only part of the problem. The NSA tools were stolen by hackers and dumped on the internet. Microsoft said the situation was "painful" and that it was taking "all possible actions to protect our customers".

North Korean missile 'no danger' to Russian Federation: defence ministry

The Trump administration seems to be throwing cold water for now on the idea of talks with North Korea. On Saturday, a top North Korean diplomat in charge of U.S. To delve deeper into the rapid developments following North Korea's first provocation since the launch of the Moon administration, we connect to our chief anchor Moon Connyoung.

UNSC to hold urgent consultations on NKorea missile test

The launch has already been criticized by a number of countries, such as the United States and South Korea. There has been mounting speculation that Pyongyang will conduct an intercontinental ballistic missile test after Kim used a New Year's Day address to claim that the North was in the "final stages" of developing such a weapon.

Final push on Syria's Raqa in early summer: US-backed alliance

The capture of Tabqa and its nearby dam on the Euphrates river marked a major milestone in the SDF campaign against IS. "I see this trip as a new milestone in Turkey-U.S. In a statement, coalition spokesman Col. Washington has stepped up its support for the YPG in recent days, announcing it would arm the Kurdish fighters in a break with its previous policy of arming only the SDF's Arab fighters.

Will not let Pakistan war against neighbours: Zardari

He said that the government was taking loans after loans to run the affairs of the state and as a result, prices of items have ballooned. Zardari accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of following "American foreign policy" of waging wars. "The PML-N and other parties have no interest in solving the miseries and problems faced by the people". "My party has chose to merge FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa", Zardari said while addressing a gathering.

Cyberattack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries

Seven hospitals were still unable to accept emergency patients two days after a global cyber attack brought down dozens of NHS systems. The threat was "escalating" as cyber experts warned that another attack was imminent by Monday. "You can't force businesses to patch critical Windows vulnerabilities", said Adrian Sanabria, founder of security firm Savage Security. FRANCE: French carmaker Renault's assembly plant in Slovenia halted production after it was targeted.

Prince Philip stepping out of the public spotlight

The palace said Philip will continue heading numerous charitable organizations but will not play an active role attending engagements. The Duke of Edinburgh, who turns 96 on June 10, is the longest- serving consort in British history, and is still in good health.

How to protect your computers from global cyberattack

Once infected, all of the files on the computer are encrypted by the malware, which then displays a ransom demand of between U.S. $300 and $600 in bitcoin that needs to be paid before the files can be decrypted. Any halting of the initial spread, however, does not help with computers already infected. Hospitals are also fertile ground for identity thieves due to their often-lax security policies.

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call

Short of paying, options for these individuals and companies are usually limited to recovering data files from a backup, if available, or living without them. Wainwright said Europol had been concerned about cyber security in the healthcare sector, which deals with a lot of sensitive data, but declined to comment on whether Britain's National Health Service had been adequately funded.

Shiv Sena MLA sends 'proxy' to visit drought-hit village in Maharashtra

In a odd event, 27 Shiv Sena MLAs prepared reports from home after Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray asked the party leaders to meet the farmers and know their problems. Madhav Bhandari, BJP spokesperson told, "Shiv Sena has been playing the so called sentimental farmers' card to execute filthy politics in Maharashtra.

Democrats Open to Blocking Trump's FBI Pick, Says Schumer

Trump is "frustrated, and angry at everyone", one source told Axios, and said that the president is also upset with Cabinet officials, like commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, attorney general Jeff Sessions, and health and human services secretary Tom Price.

BC limbo: Christy Clark to stay as premier while votes are counted

The NDP won 41 seats and the Greens have three seats, leaving Weaver to determine whether to side with the Liberals or the New Democrats in a minority government situation. "We need to reclaim democracy for the people of British Columbia". He told voters his party is the only one offering something that's different on climate change and on preparing the province for a new economy spurred by technological change.

Bill Maher: Comey demise is Bill Clinton's fault

Maher went on to point out how Trump contradicted all of his spokespeople's previous reasons for the firing when he went on Lester Holt's show and said that it was all his idea and that he would have fired Comey with or without his Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General's recommendation.

Today is Mother's Day

As the poet Robert Browning put it "Motherhood: All love begins and ends there". On this day, people all over the world express their love for their mothers. She is a special person for every individual whose life is dedicated to the care of her family. But no one can do what a mother can for her child. Although celebrities remain extremely busy with their work schedule, but still they make sure to take some time out from their busy schedule to spend with kids.

Merkel: Germany not "first in line" to boost troops in Afghanistan

The offensive removed the Taliban from power, but after more than one and a half decade, insecurity is high and foreign troops continue to be deployed to the country. In February, U.S. General John Nicholson, commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan, told a Congressional hearing he needed several thousand more worldwide troops to break a stalemate with the Taliban.

Murray sent packing in Madrid, Djokovic into quarters

The 13-time Grand Slam victor has suggested that he will bring someone who has a similar experience of top flight tennis and he will take his time to make the right decision. "It's a huge win [against Murray], for sure". "The stress and pressure that I have every single day from playing is a lot". "Right from the start I made very few errors", said the Spaniard.

Cyber Security James Clapper on Trump: US institutions are "under assault"

Changing rationales for the firing offered by White House aides added an element of chaos to the president's action. Reporters asked the White House for copies beginning on Tuesday, and were still asking Thursday night. Despite broad speculation about a potential 2020 presidential bid, Gillibrand said earlier this month that she was focused on her 2018 Senate reelection.

Yolo County Norovirus Outbreak Expands To Nearly 1000 Known Cases

The press release explained that Norovirus is the 'leading cause of outbreaks of diarrhea and vomiting in the USA, ' and that it spreads quickly. The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency says more than 950 students, teachers and staff are now sick with stomach cramps, vomiting and/or diarrhea throughout the county.

China wins praise for Silk Road but concerns persist

In contrast, Xi said China's Belt and Road plan would be inclusive and open to all. Xi pledged $ 124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road which aims to bolster China's global leadership ambitions by expanding links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond, as U.S.

North Korea challenges new South Korea leader with missile test

The latest "provocation" should serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against the North, it said. New South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who was inaugurated on Wednesday, slammed the missile test as a "reckless provocation" after holding an emergency meeting with national security advisors.

Blowback from Comey sacking hits Trump as White House tries to reset

After comments that the administration intends to move "very quickly" on the process, a reporter in the White House press pool asked the president if that could mean finding a permanent replacement to spearhead the agency by the end of the week.

Nations request urgent consultations on North Korea

Putin is in Beijing for a conference on a plan for a new Silk Road. OBOR is a personal project of Xi's, who spoke of the importance of "harmonious co-existence" with other countries during the opening ceremony. But China, the isolated North's sole major ally and economic lifeline, has been reluctant to upset the status quo in Pyongyang and risk an influx of refugees from its neighbour.The latest test was the North's first launch since a controversial USA missile defence system deployed in ...

More Chibok girls to return in swap deal, says minister

President Muhammadu Buhari (standing) speaking during a reception for the 82 Chibok girls. "If we have our way, the girls will be released tomorrow but negotiation is still ongoing for the remaining abducted girls", she said. Mediator and lawyer Zannah Mustapha said some of the abducted girls refused to be freed with the 82 girls last weekend, fuelling fears that they have been radicalized by the jihadists, and may feel afraid, ashamed or even too powerful to return to their old lives.

North Korea says new long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

Some experts, including officials in Tokyo, estimate that Sunday's launch successfully tested a new type of missile in Pyongyang's arsenal. But if it was sacked at a standard trajectory, it would have a range of at least 4,000 km (2,500 miles), experts said.

Emmanuel Macron's French revolution faces first test

If so, he will be able to choose a prime minister. "The Prime Minister and President-elect Macron looked forward to meeting and holding discussions at the upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 Summits", the spokesperson added.

UN Security Council to hold urgent talks on North Korea missile test

He said the government strongly condemned this "grave challenge to the peace and security of the Korean peninsula and the worldwide community", his spokesman Yoon Young-Chan said. Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were also attending the summit. The missile apparently landed in the Sea of Japan after traveling approximately 30 minutes over roughly 800km, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters Sunday.

Drayton Manor remains closed as girl's death on water ride probed

British police said that Evha was recovered from the water and received advanced life support from ambulance crews but later died in a hospital. They said: "Evha was a handsome little girl who was full of love and always smiling". "We are devastated that we will not see our handsome little girl again", they said. The 26-year-old said: "It's tragic". The school is not very big so everybody knows each other.

French prosecutors investigate hacking of Macron campaign

They include the man who led the elite French police unit that took down an Islamic State group cell, a computer whizz who started working at age 16 and a farmer. The president-elect is left-leaning - a one-time Socialist party member - and was a senior advisor to Hollande and an economy minister in his government 2014-2016.

South Korea says North's claim of missile progress needs analysis

The missile landed in the Sea of Japan, according to US officials, but its close proximity to Russian territory - 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Russia's naval port of Vladivostok, home to its Pacific Fleet - that is of most concern. State media paraphrased Kim as saying that "the most flawless weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the USA,.

Moscow Says North Korean Missile 'No Danger' to Russian Federation

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has strongly condemned rival North Korea's missile test-launch as a "clear" violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and a "serious challenge" to worldwide peace and security. has been working well with China, Pyongyang's closest ally, and she raised the possibility of new sanctions against North Korea including on oil imports.

17 shot dead in PNG prison breakout

Police recaptured three and are planning an operation to recapture the rest. It's not yet clear who fired on the 17 men killed. "These are undesirable people and will be a threat to the community ", Lae police metropolitan commander Chief Superintendent Anthony Wagambie Jr said of the escapees.

At least 100000 groups in 150 countries hit by ransomware

In Perth, Senator Scott Ludlam warned Australians to keep their computers up to date against such threats and hit out against cyberweapon creation by the US. The perpetrators have yet to be identified and the National Crime Agency (NCA), which is also part of the investigation, has said that there is "no indication that United Kingdom policing or other government departments have been infected with the ransomware ".

Trump's decision to fire Comey is backed by only 29% of Americans

Trump on Friday tweeted: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" "Who else can you say that about?" Toward the end, Todd asked Tillerson whether Comey's firing shakes his own "concern about how much independence the president will give you?" White House press secretary Sean Spicer subsequently refused to clarify whether Trump records conversations in the Oval Office, and said he was "not aware" whether Trump recorded ...

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