Technology


World reels from massive cyberattack that hit almost 100 countries

As per the Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), ransomware spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of "Server Message Block" (SMB) in Windows systems. Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk was quoted by the Interfax news agency Saturday as saying the problem had been "localized" with no information compromised.


Scott claws his way back at Sawgrass

Scott claws his way back at Sawgrass

Poulter defied the windy conditions at Sawgrass to card 17 pars and a solitary birdie in a third round of 71 which kept him firmly in contention for a first victory since 2012. Mickelson made bogeys at Nos. The majority of the week, players have had to deal with scorching temperatures and hard greens. It took him 10 shots to get through the 18th hole.



Next Windows 10 update to offer rich new features

The next major update for Windows 10 will be called Fall Creators Update, and it will be rolled out later this year. Company representatives said Windows, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Azure together offer developers more than a billion opportunities to connect their innovations with Microsoft customers.



Ransomware spreads globally, infects computers in over 74 nations

In another development, an Indian-origin NHS doctor Krishna Chinthapalli said he had warned against the cyber-hack of the National Health Service (NHS) just two days before it corrupted and crippled the network. Since Friday's breach more than 200,000 victims - including the NHS - across 150 countries have been infected by the Wanna Decryptor ransomware, also known as WannaCry.


Amazon dominating voice-control speaker realm, claims report

Amazon dominating voice-control speaker realm, claims report

Last month, as people took Google to task for "Beauty and the Beast" and Burger King ads , Amazon declared that Alexa skills developers aren't allowed to include advertising . Its utility isn't limited to the Echo , as builders of refrigerators, washing machines and other appliances are rushing to make their own machines compatible with Alexa's voice commands.



Microsoft's new Fluent Design for Windows 10 takes on Google's Material Design

We've been reading about Project Neon from past few months; we've also seen some leaks which suggested the basic look and feel of Windows operating system in future. In the second Creators Update later in the year, the OS will incorporate those design changes and animations in the system to provide an OS that looks and feels modern.