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Sen. Warren: GOP blocking Democrats from health care talks

First, states can change the requirement that health insurance plans charge seniors premiums no more than three times greater than the premiums charged to younger enrollees. "I don't want maternity care ", Perry said during a recent meeting with Alissa Packer from Indivisible Action PA 4th and insurance actuary Stephanie Gray.



Tayside GP practices affected by NHS cyber-attack running as normal

The ransomware exploits a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows that is particularly problematic for corporations that don't automatically update their systems. WannaCry operates by locking the user out of their system, encrypting the data, and demanding a ransom via Bitcoin to release it, starting as high as $300.


WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

Dame Fiona and the Care Quality Commission wrote to Mr Hunt to highlight a "lack of understanding of security issues", the newspaper said, and that "the external cyber threat is becoming a bigger consideration". The software tools to create the attack were revealed in April among a trove of NSA spy tools that were either leaked or stolen. The UK security researcher "MalwareTech", who helped to limit the ransomware attack, predicted "another one coming.



UK health minister: No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging'

Meanwhile Europol's chief told the BBC the ransomware was created to allow "infection of one computer to quickly spread across the networks", adding: "That's why we're seeing these numbers increasing all the time". A spokesman said it was "business as usual" for the Sunday night production shift at the plant in Sunderland. "This should be a wakeup call for us", he told ABC radio this morning.


Red Cross: Cholera death toll in Yemen reaches at least 180

Red Cross: Cholera death toll in Yemen reaches at least 180

Dominik Stillhart from the Red Cross stated that according to Yemeni health ministry, from April 27 to May 13, 115 people in the capital Sanaa have succumbed to death because of cholera. The country is now mired in a devastating war between the Saudi-backed government and Houthi rebels. It can be fatal within hours if left untreated.


Bell customer information hacked, not related to 'WannaCry' cyberattack: company

Bell customer information hacked, not related to 'WannaCry' cyberattack: company

Bell is the largest telecommunications company of Canada, and provides wireless, TV, Internet, home phone and business communications services to its customers. The company said it was working with the cyber crime unit and had informed the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. It is not clear when the breach occurred, how the data was accessed, or how long the attackers had access to Bell's systems.