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Microsoft blames USA stockpiled vulnerability for ransomware attack

Microsoft took the unusual step of reissuing security patches first made available in March for Windows XP and other older versions of its operating system. The CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) has declared the attack on the computers of Andhra police. If you don't want to install the update for your PC, cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has a step-by-step guide to secure computer.



Ransomware attack: Some ATMs remained shut across India to escape attack

The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. The ransomware attack struck British National Health Service organisations, along with computer networks of companies and municipalities in dozens of other countries.



Chinese Authorities Call to Take Measures After Global Cyber-Attack

The security holes it exploits were disclosed weeks ago by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that published what it said are hacking tools used by the NSA. Microsoft has introduced a security patch to tackle the situation. Back up your data on an offline hard drive. 4. As processing power gets cheaper, the cloud gets more powerful, and artificial intelligence gets smarter, we're seeing all kinds of nifty new applications for computers: From cheap tablet PCs, to self-driving cars, to ...



Microsoft's president blames NSA for WannaCry attack

Instead it has asked anyone affected by the attack to report such instances to CERT-In and law enforcement agencies. "We haven't seen a second spike in #WannaCry #ransomware attacks, but that doesn't mean there won't be one", the NCA, said on Twitter.


International Court of Justice begins public hearing on Kulbhushan Jadhav case

International Court of Justice begins public hearing on Kulbhushan Jadhav case

After hearing the arguments of the two sides, the court said it will issue its order on India's request for provisional measures "as soon as possible". Salve also sought that get appropriate legal representation in court. Mittal insisted Pakistan has failed to respond to all Indian demands for information about the case, snubbing requests for documents including the charge sheet, and has failed to provide Jadhav with consular access.


Maruti Suzuki Dzire vs Hyundai Xcent vs Ford Aspire vs Volkswagen Ameo

Maruti Suzuki Dzire vs Hyundai Xcent vs Ford Aspire vs Volkswagen Ameo

Diesel variant begins at Rs 6.45 lakh and goes up to Rs 9.41 lakh. The styling is derived from the new generation Swift hatchback and gets a massive trapezoidal grille and a raked A-pillar for a more sedan-like stance. It also gets a longer wheelbase which is 40mm wider that offers extra shoulder room at the front and rear by 20mm and 30mm respectively. The auto uses high tensile steel in its construction and brings new safety standards and crash-worthiness to Maruti Suzuki's product ...