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Australian business affected by global cyberattack, says Federal Government

The unprecedented ransomware attack has hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and that number could grow when people return to work on Monday, the head of the European Union's police agency said on Sunday. "And this most recent attack represents a completely unintended but disconcerting link between the two most serious forms of cybersecurity threats in the world today - nation-state action and organised criminal action".


In issues alert against global ransomware attack

In issues alert against global ransomware attack

In a separate malware attack a year ago, 3.2 lakh debit card were compromised in the country. The Hitachi ATMs deployed by many White Label ATM players and Yes Bank were impacted by the malware. In the evening, the Maharashtra Police department said it was partially hit by the ransomware. "The ransomware also spreads through malicious attachments to emails", CERT-In said in its advisory.



NHS Cyber Attack Spreads to at least 75000 People in 100 Countries

The security flaw that hackers used to launch the attacks on Friday was made public after information was stolen from the NSA , which routinely searches for flaws in software and builds tools to exploit them, the report said . Security experts attributed the apparent success of the WannaCry virus to a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a well known and highly unsafe security hole in Microsoft Windows, users who didn't apply a Microsoft patch, and malware created to spread quickly once ...


Intel, Samsung back FTC in continuing Qualcomm antitrust suit

Intel, Samsung back FTC in continuing Qualcomm antitrust suit

But the FTC says that doing so is a violation of its rules on its "fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory" licensing terms. Samsung , one of chipmaker Qualcomm's largest customers, and Intel , one of its biggest competitors, have added their support to the Federal Trade Commission's case against Qualcomm.


Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

Cyber attack is biggest of its kind ever launched, say security chiefs

The security flaw that hackers used to launch the attacks on Friday was made public after information was stolen from the NSA , which routinely searches for flaws in software and builds tools to exploit them, the report said . WannaCry exploits a Windows vulnerability codenamed EternalBlue , which has been patched by Microsoft in an update deployed on March 14. Although there are fears that a new strain of the WannaCry virus could be used to deliver another coordinated attack, the ...



Minecraft Now Available on Nintendo Switch with New Improvements

The online stores of BestBuy, Target and Amazon certainly can not be wrong , as they have listed the product at the same price and with the same release date (July 18). However, there's now only a handful of major games that are confirmed for all three consoles, with Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 proving to be one of the biggest.