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It's not over, things may get worse as work week begins

It is unknown how the attack has affected GP surgeries, which are due to open as usual on Monday. As news of the WannaCry ransomware attack broke last week, companies and governments scrambled first to keep it contained. The "Wannacry" malware virus exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software, taking over computers and demanding a payment of $300 (£232) in the virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock files and return them to the user.


Pakistan in dominant position after day four against Windies

Pakistan in dominant position after day four against Windies

Pakistan's rampage could have taken a renewed flight, probably the last required to cap off a historic series win, but it was not to be as Hasan Ali shelled a simple return chance with the warrior-like Chase on 67. More tragedy followed for West Indies when the out-of-sorts Vishaul Singh was caught at short leg by Babar Azam off Yasir in the third over following the interval for two, wrapping up a debut worldwide series to forget.



No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister

According to reports, governmental and non-governmental agencies across the globe have been affected by the virus. Deutsche Bahn: The German railway company told CNNMoney that due to the attack "passenger information displays in some stations were inoperative" as were "some ticket machines".


Popular Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Titles Going on Sale May 16

Popular Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Titles Going on Sale May 16

While a full pricing and game list aren't available yet, you can expect to see some of the greats from last gen like Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto IV and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. In light of the re-tweets and responses, fanatics of games appear to be truly energized with this declaration and are asking for even more number of older games to be included in the new deal which is a part of Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One.



Log in, look out: Cyber chaos spreads with workweek's start

Before this, Microsoft had made fixes for older systems, such as 2001's Windows XP, available only to mostly larger organizations that pay extra for extended support. The committee, the nation's top investigative agency, has rejected the claim. In Russia, where the Interior Ministry was hit by WannaCry, some suggested that the attack was a US retaliation for Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.



Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

Microsoft released a security patch for the vulnerabilities in March. "We will get a decryption tool eventually, but for the moment, it's still a live threat and we're still in disaster recovery mode", Europol director Rob Wainwright told CNN's Becky Anderson on Sunday, adding that the number of cases was still rising.