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Cyber-attacks from WannaCry ransomware slow but fears remain
- May 16, 2017

Exploits in the hands of governments have repeatedly leaked into the public domain and caused widespread damage, wrote Smith, who compared the leaks of Central Intelligence Agency and NSA vulnerabilities to the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen. (more...)
Well-Preserved Dinosaur Mummy of Nodosaur Discovered in Alberta Mine Well-Preserved Dinosaur Mummy of Nodosaur Discovered in Alberta Mine
- May 16, 2017

The skin has been well preserved as even the armor-like scales on the dinosaur's back are distinctly visible. There are no bones to be seen, because most of its skeleton is covered in fossilized skin, or as the museum calls it, "encased in intact body armour". (more...)
No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - British minister
- May 16, 2017

The WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread, impacting over 10,000 organisations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries, according reports . the system we use to order tests, see results, track patient location, document theatre records and writer notes in was down". Who was behind the attack? She said the attack had not been focused on the NHS but was part of a wide worldwide issue, and said the government had invested 2 billion pounds in cyber security. (more...)
North Korea Celebrates Test Of New Long-Range Missile
- May 16, 2017

Russian Federation has shown concern about Pyongyang's missiles, but it may also see North Korea as an opportunity to gain leverage with the West, the United States in particular, according to CNN Moscow Bureau Chief Matthew Chance. By 2060, air pollution may kill as many as 9 million people worldwide each year, according to an OECD report , and South Korea is expected to suffer the most deaths among the world's richer countries. (more...)
Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday
- May 16, 2017

Russia's Interior Ministry and companies including Spain's Telefonica , FedEx Corp.in the us and French carmaker Renault all reported troubles. Once inside a network the virus can then spread to other connected computers. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen", Smith wrote. He added: "The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call". (more...)
On Mother's Day, remember those who are grieving On Mother's Day, remember those who are grieving
- May 16, 2017

Every year, it is observed on second Sunday of May in most parts of the world like India, USA, Australia, Canada, etc. Mother's Day 2017 is celebrated on May 14th, 2017. Make a resolution that you will not just be physically near your mother often but actually be with her and there for her. There is nothing wrong with your mom's cooking, as you have survived this long already. (more...)
Pope Francis says will not preach to Trump about his immigration policies Pope Francis says will not preach to Trump about his immigration policies
- May 16, 2017

They said she confided in them three secrets - foretelling apocalyptic visions of hell, war, communism and the death of a pope - and urged them to pray for peace and a conversion from sin. "It is incredible. It's like an answer to prayer, because I felt that always they would be canonized", said Agnes Walsh from Killarney, Ireland. It was signed by "TV Boy Official". (more...)
N. Korea carries out new missile test amid rising tensions with US
- May 16, 2017

Current leader Kim Jong-un was on-site according to photos released from North Korean state media KCNA and Rodong Sinmun . Abe added that the three countries also seek to cooperate with China and Russian Federation to pressure North Korea to comply with U.N. (more...)
Melissa McCarthy drives podium around NYC as Sean Spicer for 'SNL' gag Melissa McCarthy drives podium around NYC as Sean Spicer for 'SNL' gag
- May 16, 2017

Mhmmm. Now what about when you and someone else both swipe right on each other on Tinder, and you're excitedly waiting for the first message. only to have it say, "SHOW BOOBS PLS". "Do you have any interest in coming in and doing Spicer for us?'" McCarthy recalled on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in March. So, when your boss says, "Hey, I know it's a long weekend, but can I keep you for a couple extra minutes to go over these forms?" McCarthy noted that the prosthetics and makeup can be ... (more...)
Trump expects 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director Trump expects 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
- May 16, 2017

In an interview with Fox News's Jeanine Pirro on Friday, the president complained about hostility and unfair treatment at the hands of the media, suggesting for the second time in one day that he might just cancel the daily briefing - and adding that he might instead hold biweekly briefings himself. (more...)
A ransomware attack is spreading worldwide, using alleged NSA exploit
- May 16, 2017

They can also act to direct their security services to disclose weaknesses in software systems, rather than keeping them secret in order to exploit them themselves against some future enemy. It appeared to exploit a vulnerability purportedly identified for use by the U.S. National Security Agency and later leaked to the internet. The national railway system said that although it was attacked, rail network operations were unaffected. (more...)
Maruti Suzuki Dzire launched: Check price and features and specifications Maruti Suzuki Dzire launched: Check price and features and specifications
- May 16, 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation's Indian subsidiary Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the all-new Dzire compact sedan in India on 16 May, 2017. RS Kalsi, executive director (Marketing & Sales), Maruti Suzuki India, reveals the pricing of the new Dzire. (more...)
Year-old Student Designs World's Lightest Satellite That Weighs Only 64 Grams Year-old Student Designs World's Lightest Satellite That Weighs Only 64 Grams
- May 16, 2017

Not long ago, talk of a satellite that would fit into a cube and weigh 64 grams, would have been dismissed as sci-fi and deemed impossible to make in the real life. These will measure acceleration, rotation and the magnetosphere of the earth. " We did a lot of research on different cube satellites all over the world and found ours was the lightest ", he was quoted as saying by TOI . (more...)
'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know
- May 16, 2017

The most disruptive cyber attack in the seven-decade history of Britain's national health service propelled a debate over state hospital funding to the centre of the election campaign on Monday. The short story is that there is an exploit that was stolen from the National Security Agency (NSA) that Microsoft then patched on all supported versions of Windows two months ago; this attack vector was used against organizations who are using outdated software like Windows XP. (more...)
2 killed after auto falls from flyover 2 killed after auto falls from flyover
- May 16, 2017

Rajat's parents, who stay in east Punjabi Bagh, were informed about the incident after which he was shifted to a private hospital, where he died during treatment. Admit cards and books have been found in the auto. "Some of us picked up stones from the railway lines to smash the remainings glass from the windows and pulled them out one by one until the cops arrived", said Uddhav, a resident of the colony. (more...)
Purported leak outs Intel's Skylake-X Core i9 family plans Purported leak outs Intel's Skylake-X Core i9 family plans
- May 16, 2017

This part will be preceded in June, the leak claims, by a Core i9-9700X with 10 cores and 20 threads running at 3.3GHz base and 4.5GHz turbo speeds, a Core i9-7820X with eight cores and 16 threads running at 3.6GHz base and 4.5GHz turbo, and a Core i9-7800X which drops the core count to six and thread count to 12 running at 3.5GHz base clock and 4.0GHz turbo clock. (more...)
UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests
- May 16, 2017

North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but Monday's claim, if confirmed, would mark another big advance toward the North's goal of fielding a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the US mainland. (more...)
Putin warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after missile test Putin warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after missile test
- May 16, 2017

President Donald Trump. Last month, Russian Federation and China backed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning a previous missile launch, demanding that it "immediately" cease further actions that violate resolutions. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan - the President can not imagine that Russia is pleased", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer wrote in a statement. (more...)
Chelsea edges Watford in seven-goal thriller Chelsea edges Watford in seven-goal thriller
- May 16, 2017

If Antonio Conte's men beat Watford and relegated Sunderland on Sunday's final day, Chelsea would become the first team in the Premier League era to win 30 games in a season. "People have written us off as a team and individually", Chelsea defender Gary Cahill said, "and this has shut them up". "It's amusing to watch a game and to see both teams score four and three goals", Conte said. (more...)
Judge orders Uber not to use technology taken from Waymo
- May 16, 2017

Last week Alsup took the rare step of referring the case to federal prosecutors for an investigation of possible criminal misconduct. He also ruled against Uber's private arbitration request that would have kept much of the case out of the public eye. (more...)

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