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White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies

White House: Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies

The ransom note indicates that the payment amount will be doubled after three days. Businesses and large organizations are mostly at risk of this attack because of a flaw in a Windows protocol that many businesses use to share files. If you don't have a recent backup, your options are limited. It gives incentives to hackers and pays for future attacks. That's why it is critical that you keep your Windows OS up to date.



Labour brings "radical, responsible" manifesto

Companies with employees earning over £330,000 would face an "excessive pay levy" forecast to raise £1.3 billion a year. JEREMY Corbyn sought to put education at the heart of Labour's election pledges as he unveiled its manifesto at the University of Bradford yesterday.


Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

Qualcomm did not disclose the quantum of royalty owed to it by the manufacturers. Qualcomm's lawsuit, filed Wednesday in a federal district court in San Diego, accuses Compal Electronics Inc., Foxconn Technology Group, Pegatron Corp. According to Forbes' report, this lawsuit actually makes sense because Apple does not license directly from Qualcomm, but rather their manufacturing partners do and Apple is supposed to reimburse them for it.


Intel could soon unveil expensive Core i9 CPU

Intel could soon unveil expensive Core i9 CPU

The Core i9-7920X has 12 cores (24 threads) and 16.5MB of onboard L3 cache. As you can see the Core i9-7920X really is a monster, with the multi-core test score pushing 1760, leaving the Core i7-6950X in its rear view mirror, and the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X in its dust.



IMF Head Discusses Global Economic Challenges With Chinese Leadership

State and government leaders pose for a group photo after the 1st leaders' roundtable discussion at the Belt & Road Forum in China. Reacting to India's absence at the forum, it said the "CPEC was an initiative on economic cooperation". India skipped the meeting due to its sovereignty concerns over the Dollars 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).



Trump asked Federal Bureau of Investigation boss to drop Flynn inquiry

Mr Trump said he shared information about "terrorism and airline flight safety" and denied he had done anything inappropriate. Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress expressed concern bordering on alarm. Sen. John McCain says the latest revelations out of the Trump White House are "at a point where it's of Watergate size and scale". But the White House has provided differing accounts of the firing.