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Chrome OS gets experimental Night Light

Chrome OS gets experimental Night Light

Keen-eyed Reddit users have spotted a "Night Light" mode in Chrome OS' experimental Canary channel, where new-but-incomplete builds of the operating system are tested before rolling out to the public at large. When this shows, press Ctrl + D and you should then proceed to switch to developer mode. All you need to do is press the spacebar when prompted to reboot after the update has completed.


Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Researchers say it is spreading through a Microsoft Windows exploit called " EternalBlue ", which Microsoft released a patch for in March. He said most computer hackers were wrongly portrayed as criminals, when in fact many of them just wanted to test their skills against computer systems to expose flaws and weaknesses.


Apple Pay launches in Italy

Apple Pay launches in Italy

The launch takes Apple Pay to a total of 16 markets globally. Notably absent from the list of supporting banks is Italian banking group Intesa Sanpaolo. Apple is continuing its global roll out of its mobile payment system and the latest country to get Apple Pay is Italy. For its part, Apple Pay checks the third market off its world domination list in 2017, following Ireland and Taiwan, and bringing the grand total to 16, including nations as diverse as Russia, Japan, France, China, ...


Microsoft faulted over ransomware while shifting blame to NSA

Microsoft faulted over ransomware while shifting blame to NSA

Avi Rubin , professor of computer science at The Johns Hopkins University and director of the school's Health and Medical Security Lab, which was established with funding from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, has been closely following the WannaCry cyberattack.



New South Korean president will visit USA next month

Lee also called on North Korea to heed the worldwide community's call for ending provocations as Pyongyang claimed that its latest missile test is to help ensure safety and security on the divided peninsula. "It underscores not only the importance of the U.S. -Japan alliance, but also U.S. -Japan-South Korea trilateral cooperation". Later in the song, they refer to South Korea, saying, "this time, kid, you're going too far" and "your big brother's annoyed", a nod to China's view of itself as ...


Kaspersky Lab Registers Sixfold Decline in WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattacks

Kaspersky Lab Registers Sixfold Decline in WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattacks

In the United States, FedEx Corp. reported issues with its computers running Windows, although it's not clear if the problems were related to the ransomware attack. government for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities. Company president and chief legal officer Brad Smith in a blog post criticized what he called the "stockpiling" of unsafe software code by governments which could be exploited by hackers.