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WannaCry cyber attack compromised some Russian banks

WannaCry ransomware attack: Microsoft held back the security patch update, that could have slowed down the attack, says a report . From there, WanaKiwi generates a decryption key using the prime numbers it retrieved, allowing you to recover your files.



Wannacry cyber attack compromised Russian banks in isolated cases: central bank

The British government cancelled a nationwide NHS support contract with Microsoft after a year, leaving upgrades to local trusts. By contrast, the United States accounts for 7 percent of WannaCry infections while Britain, France and Germany each represent just 2 percent of worldwide attacks, Kryptos said.



Cloud Computing wins 142nd Preakness Stakes

Streaming: At NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports app . The storied race has plenty of traditions in keeping with its status as USA racing's second biggest event after the Kentucky Derby. Always Dreaming took a slight lead with Classic Empire on his flank. Always Dreaming will try to become the 36 horse to win the Preakness after winning the Kentucky Derby .



Amazon's new Alexa speaker has a screen too

Echo Show , the latest device in Amazon's line of Echo devices, has been revealed. You ask Alexa to call one of your contacts, and that person's Echo starts ringing. The Echo and Echo Dot lack screens and cameras, so calls will be limited to audio. You can give your friends and family access and it will display whether they were recently using their own Echo Shows .


North Korea inches closer to striking the U.S. mainland

North Korea inches closer to striking the U.S. mainland

His remarks come after US President Donald Trump this week South Korea's presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try and resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who took office on May 9, has campaigned on a more moderate approach towards the North but he has said it must change its attitude of insisting on arms development before dialogue can be possible.



Researcher Open Sources WannaKey Tool That Cracks WannaCry Ransomware Encryption

Windows XP was one of the versions of Windows to be affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack, and despite the patch released by Microsoft , there were still thousands of computers which ended by being affected. The central bank had previously said Russian banks were targeted in the cyber attack late last week, but that the attack had been unsuccessful. The Obama administration promised to reinvigorate the program in April 2014 after suspicions the government held back information ...