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Second trust confirms it will 'take steps' after cyber attack

Spain's government said on Friday a large number of companies, including telecommunications giant Telefonica, had been attacked by cyber criminals who infected computers with ransomware. Microsoft on Friday said that it had added detection and protection against the new malicious software. Similarly, there is a cyber war going on in this world and nobody knows about its depth.



United Kingdom interior minister Rudd says health system has recovered from cyber attack

The computers all appeared to be hit with the same ransomware, and similar ransom messages demanding about $300 to unlock their data, The New York Times reports. "At this stage we do not have any evidence that patient data has been accessed", the NHS Digital statement said. "He actually probably saved lives by accident", Kennedy said, referring to the security researcher who discovered the kill switch.


Syndergaard return unlikely until after All-Star break

Syndergaard return unlikely until after All-Star break

Syndergaard is one of three Mets starters now on the shelf, joining Seth Lugo and Steven Matz , whose respective elbow injuries have kept them out all season. The team is considering moving him from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day. Before getting hurt, Syndergaard was one of the best pitchers in the majors with 30 strikeouts, zero walks, and a 1.73 ERA over his first four starts.



Tillerson Signs Arctic Climate Change Declaration

In the official declaration, the council says its actions are "recognizing that activities taking place outside the Arctic region, including activities occurring in Arctic States, are the main contributors to climate change effects and pollution in the Arctic, and underlining the need for action at all levels".



White House says fourth detention of USA citizen in N. Korea "concerning"

Song was detained on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, the North's KCNA news agency said. North Korea has learnt from USA military interventions in countries like Afghanistan and Libya that they attack and suppress only "weak" nations and thus, the only way to protect the North is by bolstering its nuclear capabilities, Pyongyang ambassador to the United Kingdom said on Tuesday (9 May).



Hackers use stolen spy tool in cyberattack

The exploit was leaked last month as part of a trove of NSA spy tools. Freedom of Information (FOI) requests revealed that 30 percent of NHS Trusts had suffered a ransomware attack, according to security firm SentinelOne in January. Hospitals affected include London North West Healthcare Trust in the capital, University Hospitals North Midlands in central England and York Hospitals in the north.