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Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

Google today provided a look at its latest digital offerings, with a heavy focus on its efforts to extend artificial intelligence features into more of its apps and services. Android powers more than 80 percent of the world's smartphones, but it often takes years for a new version of the software to make it on older models.



Ransomware cyberattack a wake-up call

This particular program, called WannaCry , asks for about $300, though the price increases over time. The ransomware called Wanna Decrypt, also known as WannaCry , encrypts files on the machine, effectively locking them. "The malware software encrypted files on a victim's computer. but also went on to look for other computers on the same network that could be infected and subsequently used to encrypt files on them".


An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

The attack held hospitals and other entities hostage by freezing computers, encrypting data and demanding money through online bitcoin payments. Eisen says the internet itself is diseased and these attacks will continue until some serious restructuring is done.


New gameplay trailer for Middle Earth

New gameplay trailer for Middle Earth

The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where the environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions, creating a personal world unique to every gameplay experience. Want to know more about Middle-earth: Shadow of War? Players will continue the war against Sauron's minions and see an expanded Nemesis system.There will be new monsters and beasts to command, and with an expanded Nemesis system comes an expanded world.


WannaCry malware exploited OS weakness to spread

WannaCry malware exploited OS weakness to spread

Who started this mess? Ransomware WannaCry last week ripped through hundreds of thousands of PCs in what is considered the largest ever cyber-extortion scheme. The hackers behind WannaCry only accept ransom paid via BitCoin, a digital currency that ensures that the transaction can not be traced. Linkage of Aadhar card to bank accounts and other personal and sensitive information is an issue to ponder about.


Putin says Russia meddling furor is 'nonsense'

Putin says Russia meddling furor is 'nonsense'

Senate and Congress, if, of course, the U.S. administration would want this", Putin said. President Putin deployed his trademark sarcasm on Wednesday to make clear he thought the accusation that Trump had divulged secrets absurd. Speculation has been running rife across the internet: is Donald Trump a psychopath? "We share a lot of information that is very sensitive". Putin said Moscow initially found debates about Russia's meddling in US politics as "funny" but said Moscow is now ...