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Corbyn counters May, says India's rise is not alarmist

Mr Corbyn said that while a Labour government would want a "strong and friendly" relationship with the U.S., it would "not be afraid to speak our mind" to Washington. The Labour leader said he would honor Britain's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitment to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense. Jeremy Corbyn will create a Minister for Peace if he comes to power, as he warned that the country's defence policy required "fresh thinking".


Lucky break slows cyberattack; what's coming could be worse

Lucky break slows cyberattack; what's coming could be worse

Researchers believe a criminal organization is behind this, given its sophistication. Had it not been for a young cybersecurity researcher's accidental discovery of a so-called "kill switch", the malicious software likely would have spread much farther and faster.



Microsoft's new plan for Windows on mobile: just use Android and iOS

Continuing the theme is another new feature that Microsoft showcased for the first time during the keynote session on the second day of its Build developers conference in Seattle on Thursday. The Fall Creators Update will be available later this year. The update will be bring in some new features and improvements to the company's operating system.


Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

Several hospitals in London and other parts of England and Scotland were affected and some reportedly halted surgeries amid fears the lives of patients were at risk. "It's an worldwide attack and a number of countries and organisations have been affected", she said. Russia's central bank said Saturday that no incidents were "compromising the data resources" of Russian banks.


Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

Next global cyber-attack likely on Monday

EC3 says its Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce, made up of experts in high-tech crime, "is specially created to assist in such investigations and will play an important role in supporting the investigation". United States software firm Symantec said the majority of organisations affected were in Europe, and the attack was believed to be indiscriminate. "The work to eliminate it and upgrade anti-virus protection is now underway", the company told TASS news agency.


FedEx confirms it hit by malware attack

FedEx confirms it hit by malware attack

National Security Agency and was later leaked to the internet. The attack, which locked up computers and held users' files for ransom, was believed the biggest of its kind ever recorded. One of the key questions circulating once Friday's viral outbreak appeared to be contained was how did the self-replicating worm first gain entry so it could go on to spread from vulnerable machine to vulnerable machine.