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Trump signs big money deals on Saudi trip

The much-anticipated US-GCC Summit has kicked off as US President Donald Trump sat down with Gulf leaders and officials at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh . During his campaign, Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States", floated the possibility of creating a database of Muslims in the USA and called for surveillance of U.S.


Pune take on Pollard's Mumbai in IPL title showdown

Pune take on Pollard's Mumbai in IPL title showdown

IPL 2017 Finals TOSS Report: Mumbai Indians vs Pune Supergiant IPL Finals Toss Update - Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to BAT first. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is "Captain Cool" and "Greased Lightning" behind the wickets and in front of it too.


French IT experts release fix for WannaCry ransomware

French IT experts release fix for WannaCry ransomware

Developer Adrien Guinet has released a program capable of recovering the private key used by the WannaCry ransomware, but only if you're running Windows XP and even then only under specific conditions. "This is not a flawless solution". "This is so far the only workable solution to help enterprises to recover their files if they have been infected and have no back-ups" which allow users to restore data without paying black-mailers.


North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

The rocket was sacked from a location near Pukchang, north of Pyongyang, reaching an altitude of 560km (348 miles) and flying about 500km (310 miles) eastward, the South's military said. According to Aljazeera , this is North Korea's 10th launch this year, after dozens in 2016. The US has sought to push back against North Korea's work to speed up the development of its nuclear weapons and missile programme.



Microsoft Corporation Intentionally Withheld Free WannaCry Patch

The fast-spreading cyber extortion campaign, which has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide since Friday, eased for second day on Tuesday, but the identity and motive of its creators remain unknown. Most security experts defended Microsoft's fees. French security researcher Adrien Guinet, from Quarkslab has discovered a way to retrieve the secret encryption keys used by WannaCry ransomware .



How to decrypt or patch WannaCry ransomware attack on Windows

What does it do? Those hit by WannaCry also failed to heed warnings past year from Microsoft to disable a file sharing feature in Windows known as SMB, which a covert hacker group calling itself Shadow Brokers had claimed was used by NSA intelligence operatives to sneak into Windows PCs.