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USA should not stockpile cyber weapons

USA should not stockpile cyber weapons

Government agencies and universities were among those hit as well as petrol stations, ATMs and hospitals, it said. On Friday a number of agencies and businesses around the globe, including the U.K.'s National Health Service , were disrupted by the malware, which is estimated to have hit over 100,000 organizations in 150 countries, Rob Wainwright, executive director of Europol, the European law enforcement agency, told ITV .



South African Taking Precautions after Cyber Attack

While the cyber-attack affected over 200,000 users in 150 different countries over the weekend, early reports have estimated the number of Australian incidents at only 3. The main challenge for investigators was the fast-spreading capabilities of the malware, he said, adding that so far not many people had paid the ransoms that the virus demanded.


China may back new UN sanctions against North Korea

China may back new UN sanctions against North Korea

Why does this test matter? The missile flew 787 km (489 miles) on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles), KCNA said . If confirmed, that would make it the highest test out of the seven Pyongyang has conducted this year.


Mobile launches the affordable LG Stylo 3 Plus

Mobile launches the affordable LG Stylo 3 Plus

Customers will have to put $9 down and then pay $9 per month for 24 months on an equipment installment plan (EIP), or $0 down and $10 per month on a JUMP! Inside, there's a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor running at 1.4 GHz, along with 2 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of onboard storage, with a microSD card slot to add up to 2 TB of storage.


No data lost in cyber attack on Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

No data lost in cyber attack on Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

Governments and businesses across the world braced for new ransomware attacks on Monday after cyber security experts warned that malware could be activated as computers are turned on following the weekend. Alistair MacGibbon, a special adviser on cyber security to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told Reuters: "As a whole nation we can be confident, so far, that we have missed the worst of this".