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WannaCry: Businesses could face lawsuits for not updating Windows-based computer systems

The hacking tool, developed by the US National Security Agency and codenamed EsteeMaudit, has been adapted and is now available for criminal use, according to security analysts. government's "stockpiling" of cyberweapons. Shares in the Purefunds ISE Cyber Security ETF, an exchange-traded fund that tracks cybersecurity companies, closed the day up 3.2 percent.


Tornado watch issued in Wyandotte County

Tornado watch issued in Wyandotte County

Those storms could move toward the city later in the evening, bringing with them damaging winds, large hail and the potential for an isolated tornado. The Kansas City area remains under a strong wind advisory until 7 p.m. Winds will likely be the strongest Wednesday afternoon, with the likelihood of sustained winds up to 35 miles per hour and the possibility of gusts up to 45 miles per hour.


Jobless rate hits lowest since 1975 in Tory election boost

Jobless rate hits lowest since 1975 in Tory election boost

Average weekly earnings in real terms, adjusted for inflation, fell by 0.2% excluding bonuses compared with a year earlier. In nominal terms, average weekly earnings rose 2.1% ex-bonuses, which was worse than the 2.2% increase the market expected and the smallest gain since July of a year ago, while the 2.4% gain including bonuses was in line with forecasts.


WannaCry Cyber Attack Hits China Government, Schools, But Spread Slows

WannaCry Cyber Attack Hits China Government, Schools, But Spread Slows

Of that, over 4,000 were educational institutions. An official from Cybersecurity Administration China (CAC) told local media on Monday the ransomware had affected industry and government computer systems but the spread was slowing. They used "Eternal Blue", a hacking developed by NSA collect cyber weapons and vulnerabilities in popular operating systems and software so they can use them to carry out intelligence gathering or engage in cyber warfare as per Edward Snowden, a former Central ...


Girl begs father for cancer treatment

Girl begs father for cancer treatment

The more heart-wrenching fact is that Sai Sri lost her life to the terminal illness on May 14. Please sell this house and pay for my treatment daddy. The ill-fated girl, residing with her mother who lived separately from her estranged husband and was unable to meet the cost of her bone marrow cancer treatment, had sent the plea to her father through WhatsApp in a video footage.


NHS systems returning to normal after cyber attack

NHS systems returning to normal after cyber attack

He noted, however, the complexity that can be involved in patching a security hole. The company's shares were down about 1 percent on Monday, in a slightly higher broad market. The official China Daily newspaper, citing Chinese tech firm Qihoo 360, said that at least 200,000 computers had been affected in China, with schools and colleges particularly hard-hit.