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5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

The agency and its partners in the global security community are now in a "sort of cat-and-mouse" competition with hackers, as variants of the software that foil previous solutions emerge, the official says. Once it infects one computer within a network, it can spread to all the computers in that network "within seconds", said Israel Levy, the CEO of the cybersecurity firm Bufferzone.


Hospital recovers fully from cyber attack

Hospital recovers fully from cyber attack

Megafon: A spokesperson for Russian telecommunications company Megafon told CNN that the cyberattack affected call centers but not the company's networks. On affected computers, the WannaCry software encrypts files and displays a ransom message demanding $300 in bitcoin. The "Wannacry" virus locks users out of their computers and demands hundreds of dollars from victims hoping to regain control of their documents and data.


Wales Avoids Disruption Following Friday's NHS Cyber Attack

Wales Avoids Disruption Following Friday's NHS Cyber Attack

Russian Federation and Ukraine had a heavy concentration of infections, according to Dutch security company Avast Software BV. Mr Hunt has come under fire for failing to appear in public since the attack, which hit 47 trusts in England and 13 Scottish health boards.



Hawaii judge halted second travel ban

Wall suggested that Supreme Court precedent should marshal against the judges "second-guessing" the President's "national security determinations that they're sort of ill-equipped to do". Katyal drew comparisons to President George W. Bush who "said after September 11th, the face of terror is not the true faith of Islam". But the judges also acknowledged the importance of deferring to the president on matters of foreign affairs.


Federal judges ask if travel ban is biased against Muslims

Federal judges ask if travel ban is biased against Muslims

Katyal drew comparisons to President George W. Bush who "said after September 11th, the face of terror is not the true faith of Islam". But the judge wondered whether Trump is forever forbidden from adopting an executive order along the lines of his travel ban.