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Venezuela death toll hits 40 as boy dies, say prosecutors

Venezuela death toll hits 40 as boy dies, say prosecutors

The center-right opposition blames elected socialist leader Maduro for an economic crisis that has caused shortages of food and medicine. The blockades of major roads in Caracas is part of the opposition's strategy to vary tactics and keep up momentum in popular calls against the president.



The UO is taking steps to protect campus from ransomware

She said it was an global attack with a number of countries and organisations affected. In China, many users can't access Microsoft's software patch to fix the vulnerability "because many Chinese computers run on pirated Microsoft operating systems", NPR's Rob Schmitz reports from Shanghai.


Automatic Sharing update to Google Photos couldn't possibly end badly

Automatic Sharing update to Google Photos couldn't possibly end badly

That means people don't have to worry about choosing which images to keep or delete - a almost impossible task in the age of constant smartphone photography. Pricing for the U.S. launch sees paperback Photo Books priced at $9.99, and hardback versions costing $19.99. Google also announced an easier way to make physical collections of photos with Photo Books.



"ShadowBrokers" threatens to release more cyber attack tools

Subscribing to the service "is being like wine of month club" (sic), the group writes. In this message, an individual claims to be a member of the said hacker group and has taken credit for the havoc reeked by the WannaCry (pt) ransomware attack that was part of the previous data dump leaked by them.



Uefa confirm change to Champions and Europa League trophy presentations

The broadcaster also confirmed they will stream the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid on June 3. The YouTube stream - which like the TV, website and app broadcasts will be available to anyone within the United Kingdom, with or without a subscription to BT Sport - should be accessible on a range of devices including smartphones, computers and smart TVs.


WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack is a 'wake-up call', says Microsoft

WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack is a 'wake-up call', says Microsoft

Rubin also points out that on March 14 Microsoft released a security update that addressed the very vulnerability that the WannaCry ransomware is exploiting. "There is simply no way for customers to protect themselves against threats unless they update their systems". The WannaCry worm has affected more than 200,000 Windows computers around the world since Friday, disrupting auto factories, global shipper FedEx Corp and Britain's National Health Service, among others.