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Cyber attack claims 200000 victims in 150 countries

The attack primarily targeted Russia, Ukraine, and Taiwan, but also affected the United Kingdom, Chinese universities, and major companies such as FedEx. His concerns were echoed by James Clapper, former director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama. Before Friday's attack, Microsoft had made fixes for older systems, such as 2001's Windows XP, available only to those who paid extra for extended technical support.


Cyber attack should be 'wake-up call — Microsoft president

Cyber attack should be 'wake-up call — Microsoft president

Cybersecurity experts have said the majority of the attacks targeted Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. Europol has warned that the threat "will continue to grow" as people return to work on Monday. Microsoft released a patch back in March, but many users and organizations had not updated their systems with the the fix. "Friday's attack has highlighted the need for everyone to have appropriate and robust measures in place to protect against cyber-attacks which could strike any IT system at any ...



Who won Eurovision 2017? Full results leaderboard revealed

A cheering crowd thronged Lisbon airport to welcome him and his older sister Luisa Sobral, who wrote the winning song. It's the first time Portugal have won the contest in 53 years of trying. Italian Francesco Gabbani is leading the pack with a number, viewed almost 114 million times on YouTube, that mixes Buddhist imagery with a dancing ape, and he explains as poking fun at the West's superficial embrace of eastern culture.


57.000 computers have been hacked by a global attack

57.000 computers have been hacked by a global attack

Most of the affected hospitals were in England, but several facilities in Scotland also reported being hit. But those attacks - blamed on Russian Federation, which has repeatedly denied them - followed an entirely different modus operandi involving penetrating the accounts of individuals and political organizations and then releasing hacked material online.