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Cyber-attack targets 12 Aussie businesses

Cyber-attack targets 12 Aussie businesses

Speaking on ABC's Good Morning America show, Tom Bossert, President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, said people "should be thinking about this as an attack that for right now we have under control, but as an attack that represents an extremely serious threat".



What is ransomware? 5 key questions about the NHS cyber hack answered

He said that the attack, which affected organisations around the world, was equivalent to Tomahawk missiles being stolen from the military. Wallace said the government used to contract for computer services across the entire NHS but that in 2007 that was stopped and left to the individual trusts.



Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert

It was unclear why NHS computers were not patched with Microsoft updates to close the vulnerability that allowed the worm to spread across its networks. Experts on the subject don't believe the indiscriminate nature of the crime makes it any better. The attacks used to only be able to target one machine at a time.



English hospitals say they are hit by suspected national cyber attack

A divert remained in place for trauma, stroke and urgent heart attack treatment, where diagnostic services are required, at the Lister Hospital , part of East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust (Midlands & East). "We have some patient clinics over the weekend but the doctors have a tried and tested backup with paper". The only people suffering are people that need emergency care.



Microsoft slams government secrecy after 'wake-up call'

Hospitals across England reported the cyber attack was causing huge problems to their services and the public in areas affected were being advised to only seek medical care for emergencies. However, he said it's only a matter of time before a malevolent version exists. Humans aren't the only ones who can carry out ransom demands. "I still expect another to pop up and be fully operational", Kalember said.


The Newest Update for the Nintendo Switch Is Here

The Newest Update for the Nintendo Switch Is Here

It's been a similar story for all of Nintendo's recent updates. The console has received several updates since its March 3rd release, ensuring that the experience for owners is as smooth as it can be. In the Switch's System Settings menu select "System and the "System Update". The issue first cropped up during a Minecraft developer livestream, although it doesn't seem to be limited to the app.