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Over 60 countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

Over 60 countries hit by huge cyberextortion attack

An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. Kaspersky Lab identified tens of thousands of WanaCryt0r attacks in 74 countries today. Hospitals across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems.


Raiders Of The Broken Planet: Four Campaigns Confirmed

Raiders Of The Broken Planet: Four Campaigns Confirmed

Raiders of the Broken Planet is an episodic campaign game, which does not yet have an official release date for its first chapter, but it will present a new beta this weekend. It will run from May 13-14, with players being able to provide feedback and group up with other Raiders via the new Raiders Hangout community portal.


Top lab CERN launches key new accelerator

Top lab CERN launches key new accelerator

The new accelerator is the first to be unveiled by Europe's leading nuclear research lab since the Large Hadron Collider, its 17-mile long circular light-speed proton smasher. This is the first step towards increasing the overall luminosity of the LHC by a factor of five by 2025 which will eventually allow the facility to collect up to ten times the amount of data it now can, reports Phys.org.


Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata targeted in club record £50million deal

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata targeted in club record £50million deal

Arsenal are ready to enter the race for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata . Jose Mourinho handed the Spanish worldwide his Madrid debut in 2010 and so there is a link there, while Antonio Conte was in charge at Juventus when they signed Morata, only to leave the same summer to take the Italy job.



The White House Can't Keep Its Story Straight On Comey's Firing

The President's abrupt move to fire the director of the FBI during an ongoing investigation into whether his presidential campaign had ties to Russian Federation stunned Washington, and was swiftly condemned by Democrats and some in his own party.



International Cyber Attack Takes Down English National Health Service

That connection has given critics of US hacking ammunition for their argument that governments finding flaws in commercial technologies and keeping them secret for the goal of exploiting them can carry a public risk. The BBC also understands that West Middlesex Hospital was affected. Bart's Health, which runs several London hospitals, said it had activated its major incident plan, cancelling routine appointments and diverting ambulances to neighboring hospitals.