WannaCry ransomware possibly linked to North Korea

WannaCry ransomware possibly linked to North Korea

Who was behind the global "ransomware" attack? Researchers have said that some of the code used in Friday's ransomware, known as WannaCry software, was almost identical to the code used by the Lazarus Group, a group of North Korean hackers who used a similar version for the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014 and last year's hack of Bangladesh Central Bank .

Ransomware: Guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre

It locks down all the files on an infected computer. This vicious piece of code is a type of a Trojan encryptor created to extort money from users by holding their data to ransom. These updates included the March fix that prevented more computers from being hit. He estimates Microsoft will generate earnings-per-share of $3.35 in fiscal 2018 compared to the Wall Street consensus of $3.31.

The European Union's Police Agency Confirms Monday Will Witness Widespread Cyber Attack

European countries, including Russian Federation, were among the worst hit. "Staff are working hard to ensure that the small number of organisations still affected return to normal shortly". Cyber-attacks that have hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says. "We are actively sharing information related to this event and stand ready to lend technical support and assistance as needed to our partners, both in the United ...

Wal-Mart earnings dip but sales rise at its USA stores

TrimTabs Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 89.2% in the first quarter. Wal-Mart's performance, along with rival Target Corp's results on Wednesday, bucked a string of weak results by department store retailers like Macy's Inc.

FY2017 EPS Estimates for National Bank of Canada (NA) Lowered by Analyst

GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. now owns 40,513 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $2,510,000 after buying an additional 1,054 shares during the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada had a net margin of 22.15% and a return on equity of 16.21%. The firm's revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter previous year.

Morgan Stanley Indicated Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) As 'Equal Weight'

Morgan Stanley Indicated Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) As 'Equal Weight'

The firm has a market capitalization of $3.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 41.11 and a beta of 0.52. The oscillator ranges from 0 to -100. Its RSI (Relative Strength Index) reached 29.68. The firm had revenue of $163.19 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $169.84 million. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $167.71 Million and $152.43 Million, respectively.