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Portugal's Salvador Sobral talks to press after winning Eurovision

Portugal's Salvador Sobral talks to press after winning Eurovision

Before the grand final, Bulgaria won two journalist awards - for best special effect and best stage performance. "I want to congratulate Salvador Sobral , the victor of Eurovision 2017, not only because he gave Portugal the victory for this first time, but also because he was an Erasmus student", the spokesperson for the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas said on Monday.


Nicole Scherzinger 'finally agrees new deal to return'

Nicole Scherzinger 'finally agrees new deal to return'

Sharon Osbourne is said to have signed a deal already while Louis Walsh has been shouting from the rooftops he'll definitely be back. Speaking to the Sunday Mirror newspaper earlier this year, Nicole confirmed she had been asked back to The X Factor but hadn't chose to say yes just yet.



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

A cyber-attack that hit 150 countries should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft has said. The attack has hit more than 200,000 victims across the world since Friday and is seen as an "escalating threat", said Rob Wainwright, the head of Europol, Europe's policing agency.



Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard of the Royal College of General Practitioners said many Global Positioning System went into their practices on Sunday to reboot their computers and install updates. "This most recent attack represents a completely unintended but disconcerting link between the two most serious forms of cybersecurity threats in the world today - nation-state action and organized criminal action".



Microsoft Releases 'Highly Unusual' Windows XP Patch As Ransomware Attack Spreads

Jan Op Gen Oorth, spokesman for the Netherlands-based Europol, said the number of individuals who have fallen victim to the cyberextortion attack could be much higher. Among those affected by the virus was Nissan UK, but the auto manufacturer said there had been no major impact. The companies and government agencies targeted were diverse.


Microsoft called a large-scale cyber attack disturbing

Microsoft called a large-scale cyber attack disturbing

As per some analysts, WannaCry ransomware has the potential to scoop out $1 billion in bitcoins from their victims. The virus attacks the system after a person, whose computer has not been protected, opens up an unsuspecting mail, often from people known to him or her.