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A Surprising Move: Windows XP Security Patches A Surprising Move: Windows XP Security Patches
- June 28, 2017

The articles are clearly aimed at a business audience. To make that happen, Microsoft is reintroducing an old friend : the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit ( EMET ). Users may print sites, use the clipboard for copy and paste operations, and perform numerous other operations that are commonly executed. Administrators may set up a list of whitelisted software that is allowed to run, or use code integrity policies to block unsigned code execution. (more...)
Baby Driver release date United Kingdom, trailer, cast - everything you need to know Baby Driver release date United Kingdom, trailer, cast - everything you need to know
- June 28, 2017

Repressed by his intimidating mob boss Doc (a whimsical Kevin Spacey ), Baby has to face the music and complete one last heist before he's scot-free. During his break between heists he falls for a diner waitress, Debora ( Lily James ). By the picture's midpoint, the songs themselves are getting giggles of recognition, from an audience appreciating the wit of the right needle drop at the right moment (even when it's a counterintuitive one, like the way Wright uses love scene mainstay ... (more...)
PlayStation Plus July 2017 Lineup Revealed, Features Until Dawn PlayStation Plus July 2017 Lineup Revealed, Features Until Dawn
- June 28, 2017

On PlayStation 4 , Until Dawn and Telltale's Game of Thrones series will be free. PS3 members also got Abyss Odyssey and WRC 5: World Rally Championship , with Neon Chrome and Spy Chameleon on PS Vita. With your TV, PS4 and a tablet or smartphone in hand, answer over 1,000 amusing questions, take part in daring doodle challenges, snap selfies for photo challenges and more. (more...)
Ubisoft CEO says 'you will have to wait' for Splinter Cell Ubisoft CEO says 'you will have to wait' for Splinter Cell
- June 28, 2017

Hints that Ubisoft is working on the next Splinter Cell game come from the company's CEO Yves Guillemot. His remarks are even more interesting when you consider that in a recent Reddit AMA , Guillemot said, " Splinter Cell is a brand we talk about a lot". (more...)
Why ransomware attacks keep happening Why ransomware attacks keep happening
- June 28, 2017

Security specialists said the cyber attacks on Tuesday exploited an already patched vulnerability in Windows software and appeared to have focused on Ukraine as a primary target. Researchers have so far been unable to locate a kill switch that would disable the ransomware attack entirely. "The ransomware was more of a camouflage, and [the attackers] were more focused on the sabotage part". (more...)
SpaceX Doubleheader Part 2 - Falcon 9 conducts Iridium NEXT-2 launch
- June 28, 2017

Despite having just one satellite this time, the landing was much more hard that it was previously because the satellite had to be pushed to a much higher orbit than before and as a result, this Falcon 9's first stage experienced more heat than any other before it during the reentry. (more...)
South Korea Confirms THAAD Deployment Amid Concerns South Korea Confirms THAAD Deployment Amid Concerns
- June 28, 2017

The option of a pre-emptive military strike to destroy the North's weapons stores - something USA officials have said is a possibility - would be especially unsafe. While the two allies are expected to highlight "the special meaning of the South Korea-U.S. alliance" and strengthen their military bond, it is important to refrain from using military threats that would exacerbate the situation and rethink the controversial deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), an ... (more...)
China Is Building A 'Forest City' And It Looks Absolutely Incredible China Is Building A 'Forest City' And It Looks Absolutely Incredible
- June 28, 2017

On Monday, the designers broke ground on its aptly named 'forest city' development in the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou, which will consist of buildings covered in hundreds of thousands plants and trees set to reduce the pollution in the area. (more...)
U.S. cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria
- June 28, 2017

Since the April 3 USA missile barrage, the US has had several confrontations with pro-Assad forces, shooting down a Syrian air force jet and an armed Iranian-made drone. Minutes after his first tweet , Trump sent another to tout the US Supreme Court's decision to lift several injunctions on his travel ban: "Great day for America's future Security and Safety, courtesy of the U.S. (more...)
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) Hits a 52-Week High Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) Hits a 52-Week High
- June 28, 2017

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of APC. Keybank National Association OH bought a new stake in shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $121,000. Mariner Wealth Limited Liability stated it has 0.02% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). The FCF Score of Whiting Petroleum Corporation is 1.661563. (more...)
New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US
- June 28, 2017

However, Russia's top oil producer Rosneft was also another victim of a similar hacking. Ukraine, the epicentre of the cyber strike, has repeatedly accused Russian Federation of orchestrating attacks on its computer systems and critical power infrastructure since its powerful neighbour annexed the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea in 2014. (more...)
Discovery confirms existence of orbiting supermassive black holes Discovery confirms existence of orbiting supermassive black holes
- June 28, 2017

While the predicted collision between the two black holes promises to be an event of cosmic proportions, it doesn't look like it's going to happen before the estimated end of the universe, which is why researchers responsible for the study are hoping their discovery will inspire others to find other binary systems that are closer together. (more...)
Qualcomm's New Fingerprint Sensor will Work Through OLED Display, Glass, and Metal
- June 28, 2017

The sensors even unlock devices underwater, and work through displays. The Qualcomm fingerprint scanner will work with both Qualcomm chipsets as well as other non-Qualcomm chipsets as a standalone sensor. The new Fingerprint sensor will help manufacturers save on space as opposed to the usual fingerprint sensor and it will also help them improve the aesthetics of the phone without the need to bother about the fingerprint sensor placement. (more...)
Google to stop scanning private emails Google to stop scanning private emails
- June 28, 2017

Greene said that Google now has more than 3 million paying customers for its G Suite service of productivity apps, which includes Google Docs, Drive, Calendar, Slides, and Sheets. Users can change the settings at any time, including disabling ads personalisation. That doesn't mean that Gmail is going ad free. Combine the new G Suite compatibility with Project Fi's group plans, and you could see this being a good option for people who want to use Project Fi for a business phone ... (more...)
Nintendo Will Produce 'Significantly More' SNES Classic Editions Than NES Classic Nintendo Will Produce 'Significantly More' SNES Classic Editions Than NES Classic
- June 28, 2017

Nintendo package contains the following productsIncluded with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition are one HDMI cable, one USB charging cable with AC adapter and two wired Super NES Classic Controllers, flawless for playing multiplayer games. (more...)
'Petya' Cyberattack Cripples Ukraine, And Experts Say It's Spreading Globally 'Petya' Cyberattack Cripples Ukraine, And Experts Say It's Spreading Globally
- June 28, 2017

The cyberattack has also affected an unnamed "international company" in Norway, the country's national security authority said . "IT systems in several WPP companies have been affected by a suspected cyber attack ", WPP said on its Twitter account. (more...)
Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption
- June 28, 2017

In addition, the pharmaceutical giant Merck was affected, and said it was looking into it. A Ukrainian media company said its computers were blocked and it was asked to pay US$300 in the crypto-currency bitcoin to regain access. Major firms, airports and government departments in Ukraine have been struck by a massive cyber attack which began to spread across Europe on Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Uber Knew Fired Exec Had Info at Center of Google Theft Case Uber Knew Fired Exec Had Info at Center of Google Theft Case
- June 28, 2017

Kalanick's departure widens an already gaping hole at the top of Uber which has no chief operating officer, chief financial officer or general counsel at the moment. "Whether it's autonomous vehicles, trucking, flying cars , that's the stuff that I think you really need Travis for", Tusk said. There is no free pass for the tech industry anymore. (more...)
New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe
- June 28, 2017

The global shipping firm Maersk reported its IT systems were affected by the attack , with local media showing the same ransom message from the firm's offices in Rotterdam, Reuters reported. It is continuing to investigate. NORWAY: A ransomware cyberattack is affecting an unnamed global company, the country's national security authority said . (more...)
Major cyberattack sweeps globe, India affected, Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai hit Major cyberattack sweeps globe, India affected, Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai hit
- June 28, 2017

Dozens of organizations have reported computer outages due to cyber attacks that appear to come from ransomware that uses the same Windows exploit as WannaCry . First revealed publicly in April, this vulnerability known as Eternal Blue was patched by Microsoft in March, so any computer set to automatically install security updates is protected. (more...)

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