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Android O will feature various quality of life improvements

Google announced its competition to Amazon Echo a year ago, and since then has been updating it with new features regularly. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates! Do make a note that it is not same as Android One and Android One is still a separate thing.


Experts say global cyber attack similar to North Korean hacks

Experts say global cyber attack similar to North Korean hacks

He cited a major attack past year that stole the data of over 10 million users of Interpark, a Seoul-based online shopping site, in which hackers demanded bitcoin payments worth about Dollars 3 million. For one thing, said IBM Security's Caleb Barlow, researchers are still unsure exactly how the malware spread in the first place. "As South Korea's diplomatic situation matures, North Korea should also show a more mature attitude, not a childish one, and contribute to (establishing a better) ...


Cyber Attack: What You Need To Know Today

Cyber Attack: What You Need To Know Today

This one worked because of a "perfect storm" of conditions, including a known and highly risky security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and malware created to spread quickly once inside university, business and government networks.



After WannaCry, the Shadow Brokers promise to unleash more NSA exploits soon

The release included a Windows SMB [Server Message Block] exploit, EternalBlue, which was leveraged in the recent WannaCry global ransomware attack . It also threatened to release compromised data from the global banking network and secret information on the nuclear and missile programs of Russia, China, Iran or North Korea.


Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

Surfer worked from bedroom to beat cyberattack

Hut. NHS Digital said health trusts across England were sent details of an IT security patch that would have protected them from the attack. The British computer expert who halted the global WannaCry crisis said he's no hero - just a regular guy doing his bit to fight cybercrime.


Starbucks offering coffee ice cubes at select locations

Starbucks offering coffee ice cubes at select locations

Will you add coffee ice the next time you head to Starbucks? For an extra 80 cents, you won't have to worry about your Starbucks coffee getting watered down. Currently, however, the company is only testing coffee ice in two cities, so unless you live in Baltimore, MD, or St. Louis, MO, you'll have to wait until Starbucks rolls out coffee ice across the country, although there's no word on when that might be.