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Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

The security researchers associated with leading security companies have mentioned that Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan were the top targets among the total 99 countries hit. As the SMBv1 is a protocol that comes built-in with all Windows versions, the computers which did not receive MS17-010 remained vulnerable to exploitation via Wana Decrypt0r's self-spreading package.


Batshuayi's late victor guides Chelsea to Premier League glory

Batshuayi's late victor guides Chelsea to Premier League glory

Batshuayi had cut a frustrated figure since his £33 million move from Marseille last summer but his first Premier League goal since August clinched the title. The striker's finish was only his second in the top flight this campaign from 127 minutes played but the Belgian has written himself into Chelsea history with the goal.


Amazon Great Indian Sale: Apple iPhone 5S available for just Rs 15999

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Apple iPhone 5S available for just Rs 15999

There could be a reason behind this offer is to be on competitive for its arch rivalry with Flipkart which is also going to offer huge benefits to its customers through big 10 sale offer, which is scheduled to start on 14 May. This means that the company is offering a discount of 27 percent, 7 percent more than what Flipkart is offering on its website at the time of writing.


Government urged to clarify whether NHS bodies could have stopped cyber attack

Government urged to clarify whether NHS bodies could have stopped cyber attack

Hospitals across England have been hit by a large-scale cyber-attack, the National Health Service (NHS) said, which has locked staff out of their computers and forced many trusts to divert emergency patients. They asked patients not to come to the hospitals unless it was an emergency. Doctors' practices and pharmacies reported similar problems. Patrick Ward, a 47-year-old sales director, said his heart operation, scheduled for Friday, was cancelled at St.



Cyber attack disrupting NHS was int'l: British PM

Russia , Ukraine, and Taiwan were the worst hit by the attacks. What is WannaCry - also known as WanaCrypt0r 2 .0, WannaCry and WCry? Among the companies targeted was USA -based FedEx . A report in Politico said the Spanish CERT had indicated a Microsoft security update from March would fix the flaw that was being exploited by the ransomware.


South Africa's Zuma requests permission to appeal Gordhan order

South Africa's Zuma requests permission to appeal Gordhan order

The court ordered the President to submit the record and reasons of the decision to reshuffle his Cabinet on 31 March 2017. President Zuma has until tomorrow to provide the High Court with reasons for the reshuffle. The organisation said Zuma has established a pattern of "irrational and unlawful behaviour" through the Nkandla debacle and the firing of finance ministers, including Nhlanhla Nene in 2015.