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WannaCry Global Ransomware Attack

If you are using unsupported versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003 or 2008, apply the emergency patch released by Microsoft. After last week's WannaCry disaster, Microsoft released the update publicly. Unless the organization can demonstrate that there is a low probability that the PHI has been compromised based on the factors set forth in the Breach Notification Rule, a breach is presumed to have occurred and notification is required.



NSA should 'shoulder some blame' for WannaCry ransomware attack - Chinese state media

Since China and Russian Federation are two of the countries where a major share of computers are running pirated Windows, these are also the countries with the biggest rate of WannaCry infections, as stated by F-Secure. Microsoft has sent sounded out a warning to establishments worldwide, urging them to treat this malware attack as a " wake-up call ", but hasn't taken responsibility for exposing hundreds of thousands of users to extortion by cyber attackers such as ShadowBrokers.


SKorea: Trump Willing to Try Engagement With NKorea, on Conditions

SKorea: Trump Willing to Try Engagement With NKorea, on Conditions

He said North Korea would never abandon its "nuclear deterrence for self-defense and pre-emptive strike capability" even if the US ratchets up sanctions and pressure "to the utmost". Haley said Sunday that cooperation with China has been better "than we ever have", and she expects it will produce dividends for the U.S. Last week, Pompeo had announced the creation of a Korea Mission Center at the CIA in order to improve intelligence on North Korea's weapons program, a move that may have ...



98% of WannaCry Victims were Running Windows 7 and not XP

By having a backup copy (preferably not on the same network and in a separate location) you now have the option of wiping out your computer's hard drive, reinstalling your operating system, and restoring your critical files. Clearly, their lack of responsibility caused their patients to suffer, and unfairly so. The program should require a full periodic assessment against this framework and robust training that constantly reminds employees they are the crucial first line of defense against ...



Preparing for WannaCry and other ransomware attacks

Microsoft did not confirm to AFP when it made the patch free. Computers in more than 150 countries have been hit by what experts are calling an unprecedented mass cyberattack using ransomware . Do not pay the ransom demanded by the WannaCry ransomware. Liran Eshel, chief executive of cloud storage provider CTERA Networks, said: "The attack shows how sophisticated ransomware has become, forcing even unaffected organisations to rethink strategies".



Google I/O 2017: 'Android O' beta version released

Google has so much data about each of its users that Assistant is able to do things no rival solution can. If the user also wants to see a list of their upcoming appointments, they can bring it up on the connected TV through a Chromecast .