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Global cyberattack strikes 70 countries

Global cyberattack strikes 70 countries

In the USA, the Computer Emergency Readiness Team, or CERT, says it has "received multiple reports of ransomware infections in several countries around the world". The virus is said to attack computers on an internal network, as is the case with Telefonica, without affecting clients. In the U.S., FedEx reported that its Windows computers were "experiencing interference" from malware, but wouldn't say if it had been hit by ransomware.



Problems for NHS after computers targeted by hackers

Its ransom demands start at 300 dollars and increase after two hours to 400, 500 and then 600 dollars, said Kurt Baumgartner, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab. However, there have been some reports of ambulances being diverted from affected hospitals. "Things could likely emerge on Monday". Telefonica said the attack was limited to some computers on an internal network and had not affected clients or services.


Massive cyber attack hit mnay organisations in several countries

Massive cyber attack hit mnay organisations in several countries

The hackers are still unknown but institutions and individuals across almost 100 countries have been infected with over 100,000 attacks. Abrams said Wanna Decryptor - like many ransomware strains - encrypts victim computer files with extremely strong encryption, but the malware itself is not hard to remove from infected computers.



United Kingdom govt doesn't know who's behind cyber attack, says minister

London's Barts Health NHS Trust, the largest trust in the United Kingdom, cancelled all outpatient appointments at its five hospitals on Saturday. Spain, Portugal and Russian Federation also were struck. "Should you be expecting a nurse or a staff member from Provide and they do not arrive within one hour of your appointment time please call 111". There's even worries some of the data stolen will never be recovered .


Man performed lewd act after stopping van in tunnel

Man performed lewd act after stopping van in tunnel

The idling minivan was running and the keys were in the ignition, officials said. When cops approached the auto, they found Esquilin removing his clothes and "performing a lewd act", Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo said. They covered Esquilin with a blanket and transported him to Hoboken Hospital for observation. While removing him from the minivan, officers reported seeing a glass pipe suspected to have crack cocaine residue on the front passenger seat, and a small glass bottle ...



Pyongyang will talk with Washington under right conditions: N.K. diplomat

Choe Son Hui, North Korea's foreign ministry director general for U.S. affairs, made the comments after two days of informal talks with former USA officials in Norway, according to South Korean media. officials, including Thomas Pickering, former U.S. envoy to the United Nations, and Robert Einhorn, the State Department's former special adviser for nonproliferation and arms control.