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Cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

Hospitals and doctors' surgeries across Britain have been forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments after a nationwide cyber attack which crippled some computer systems in the country's health service. "The National Cyber Security Centre is working closely with NHS digital to ensure that they support the organisations concerned and that they protect patient safety", May added.



Cyberattack in United Kingdom part of worldwide attack

Ransomware attacks meddle with computer systems by scrambling or hi-jacking them while asking for a ransom to return them to normal. Officials and experts identified the type of malware as "Wanna Cry", also known as "Wanna Decryptor". Britain's National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ spy agency, said it was aware of a cyber incident and was working with NHS Digital and the police to investigate.



Microsoft announces the general availability of Visual Studio for Mac

Microsoft's Visual Studio 2017 for Mac has exited Preview status and is now available to all. This new IDE is based on Xamarin Studio, but its UX is inspired by Visual Studio on Windows. A related aside: As the Register reported recently, there's concern in the.NET developer community about some of the directions Microsoft is taking with ASP.NET Core .



Jefferies Group LLC Boosts Dcc Plc (DCC) Price Target to GBX 8500

Bryan, Garnier & Co reissued a "sell" rating on shares of Burberry Group plc in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. Therefore 7% are positive. BT Group plc is a communications services company. It has a 25.83 P/E ratio. The Power Solutions Group offers a range of discrete, module and integrated semiconductor products. Analysts await AT&T Inc.


Halo Wars Studio Head Dan Ayoub Leaves 343 Industries

Halo Wars Studio Head Dan Ayoub Leaves 343 Industries

A news post on Halo Waypoint about the Halo Championship Series Daytona event, among other things, has revealed that Dan Ayoub is parting ways with 343 Industries. With Ayoub gone, I'm thinking that the Halo franchise will eventually devolve into a free-to-play cross-platform shooter a la Halo Online, complete with tons of microtransactions.



HSE removes all external access to its network following NHS cyber attack

Some universities in Italy are also reported to be crippled by the ransomware attack, which is now unfolding in Czech Republic, Russia, Japan, Taiwan, Ukraine and many other countries. "Now they back up their data every hour and they store it on older technology, magnetic tapes, and that has the advantage that it can not be manipulated by the internet".