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Most UK patients saw no change on Monday after cyber attack -minister

Mr Smith said governments around the world should "treat this attack as a wake-up call" and "consider the damage to civilians that comes from hoarding these vulnerabilities and the use of these exploits". If there was ever a malware attack that we should have been ready for, it's the WannaCry ransomware attack that started attacking European organizations May 12.


Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack

Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea tie to ransomware attack

Cyber security experts said the spread of the ransomware had slowed since its appearance on Friday but that the respite might only be brief. James Lewis, a cybersecurity expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, said USA investigators are collecting forensic information - such as internet addresses, samples of malware or information the culprits might have inadvertently left on computers - that could be matched with the handiwork of known hackers.


No laughing matter: Writer claims Conan O'Brien stole jokes

No laughing matter: Writer claims Conan O'Brien stole jokes

San Diego-based comedy writer Robert "Alex" Kaseberg says O'Brien and staff writers on his nightly TBS show swiped almost half a dozen one-liners - from jokes about Tom Brady in the Super Bowl to a wisecrack about Caitlyn Jenner's sex change.



Local law enforcement celebrate National Police Week

There's no such thing as a routine traffic stop". Each year, the names of officers killed in the line of duty are added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington , D.C. President Trump proclaimed a new era of respect for America's police. In 1982, the first memorial service commemorating the observance began in Senate Park when about 120 survivors and police supporters gathered, Police Week reported.


Latest on worldwide cyber attack

Latest on worldwide cyber attack

The malware, known as " WannaCry ", paralyzed computers running factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems, hitting 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries. WannaCry locks up computers, encrypts their data, and demands large Bitcoin payments, which begin at $300 and rise to $600 before the software destroys files hours later.



No report yet of 'WannaCry' hit on Indian network: CERT

The Kaspersky Lab estimated up to five percent of computers affected around the world could be located in India, due to the number of computers there using older versions of Microsoft's operating system. "The numbers are still going up", Wainwright said. In most cases, they change the wallpaper of the computer and give specific instructions telling the user how to pay to recover their files.