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How to protect your business from future ransomware attacks

Brad Smith, Microsoft's president said yesterday in a blog post , that the company, its customers and the government all share the blame. Hackers have used " ransomware " to freeze at least 200,000 computers so far, and they have demanded that users pay up to regain access.



North Korea claims new missile can carry "large" nuke

Speaking Monday in Tokyo, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga noted that along with the USA and South Korea, Japan was going to push this week at the United Nations for greater unity, including efforts to extend "diplomatic cooperation with China and Russian Federation and other countries that have a strong influence" over the North.



Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service: Minister

The indiscriminate attack began Friday and struck banks, hospitals and government agencies, exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer operating systems. Technical staff restored data and replaced security patches over the weekend at trusts across the country, Mr Wallace said. Although no ransom was being demanded, the company suspected the WannaCry ransomware cyberattack of causing the disturbances.



China Signs Deals With 68 States, Organizations During Silk Road Forum - Xi

India boycotted the forum of the project because of sovereignty concerns over the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. "We need to improve policy coordination and reject beggar-thy-neighbor practices", Xi told the forum. While proposing a toast at the banquet, Xi said, "More than 2,000 years ago, our ancestors, driven by a desire for friendship, opened the overland and maritime Silk Roads and thus started a great era of ...



Pak accuses India on Jadhav's conviction

A military court charged Jadhav on April 11 under the Pakistan Army Act 1952 and the Official Secrets Act 1923, both of which provide for the death penalty. Islamabad has repeatedly turned down New Delhi's request for consular access to Jadhav who is jailed in Pakistan and has been convicted of charges of subversion and espionage and given death sentence by a military court last month .


Putin and Trump to meet in Hamburg in July

Putin and Trump to meet in Hamburg in July

Comey was in charge of an investigation into Trump's alleged links with officials of this nation that the FBI considered could have a negative impact on the White House's performance, all amid Moscow's denials. "I was scanned, patted down, and then sniffed by canines", Scherbak wrote. A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that a meeting between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S.