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Ukraine central bank says cyberattack hits lenders

Ukraine central bank says cyberattack hits lenders

A large and coordinated malware attack hit key parts of Ukraine's infrastructure Tuesday, taking a toll on government agencies, electric grids, stores, and banks. The new ransomware attack seemingly began in Eastern Europe, with Ukraine being hit particularly hard. Rosneft , one of the world's biggest producers of crude oil by volume, said its oil production had not been affected.


Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

The attack initially hit Ukraine on Tuesday morning - the biggest cyber attack in its history - but firms in a number of other countries are also now reporting being affected. Ukrainian delivery network Nova Poshta halted service to clients after its network was infected, the company said on Facebook. However, oil production had not been affected because the company switched over to backup systems.


GOP senators come out against Senate healthcare bill

GOP senators come out against Senate healthcare bill

The delay was announced with at least five Republicans indicating they were against bringing the bill to the floor this week. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO)'s evaluation said the Senate bill would result in "slightly fewer" people lacking coverage than a similar bill passed in the House that the agency said would leave 23 million more lacking coverage than under " Obamacare ".



New ransomware attack causes disruptions in Europe; MNCs hit

It limits itself to the computers linked to the same router, he said . The blocked address may make it hard for hackers to capitalize on the digital havoc, but it may also complicate victims' attempts to retrieve their data. "Today's attack hit critical infrastructure - finance, transportation, manufacturing and more", Michael Kaiser, executive director of the nonprofit National Cyber Security Alliance in Washington, D.C., told NBC News in an emailed statement.


Microsoft's Phil Spencer Says Xbox One X Is Compatible With VR

Microsoft's Phil Spencer Says Xbox One X Is Compatible With VR

Spencer gave two reasons for the smaller library of compatible original Xbox games on the Xbox One. "It won't be as big as Xbox 360, I'll tell people that", Spencer said. "I don't want to get into all the numbers", Spencer went on to say, "but in aggregate, you should think about the hardware part of the console business is not the money-making part of the business".


Amazon's delivery drone hive

Amazon's delivery drone hive

The patent application, filed in December 2015 and published on Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, features several drawings of these buildings, such as the beehive, a cylinder-shaped center and one that looks like a UFO. From floating warehouses to an underground delivery system, Amazon seems to be looking at more innovative and outlandish ways to make shopping more convenient for its customers.