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Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

He said sectors like banking and electricity, for example, have better patching regimes than healthcare, which was the sector hardest hit in the United Kingdom by WannaCry . A source familiar with the matter said equities meetings still take place but less frequently than they did under the Obama administration. Simply put, according to Westcon-Comstor vendor partner AlienVault, WannaCry is a ransomware variant that takes advantage of an exploit in the Windows operating system (MS17-010) ... Read More »

NHS cyber attack: Grimsby's Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital IS affected

Ransomware, a form of virus that encrypts personal files and then demands payment to decrypt them, appears to have infected computers in hospitals and doctor's offices across the country. Digital spokesman, said in a phone interview that 16 organizations including "hospitals and other kinds of clinician services" have been subjected to the cyberattack. Read More »

Can't vilify EVMs by hacking a look-alike machine — EC to AAP

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Responding to an AAP MLA "hacking" an EVM inside the Delhi assembly "to show" how it could be manipulated, the EC said gadgets other than ECI-EVMs can be programmed to perform in a pre-determined way, but it simply cannot be implied that its EVMs will behave in the same manner. Read More »

Merkel party humiliates SPD rivals in last test before election

Germany's western state of North Rhine-Westphalia held elections on Sunday, which are seen as the last public barometer for the upcoming federal elections. Palpable frustration over worsening traffic congestion and crime that has plagued the crowded northwestern state, which borders the Netherlands and Belgium, were the decisive factors behind the Social Democrats' sudden demise after the party had ruled there for 46 of the last 51 years. Read More »

Syrian govt denies U.S. claim of crematorium at prison

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Jones added that "these atrocities have been carried out seemingly with the unconditional support from Russian Federation and Iran", later clarifying that he wasn't saying either country has participated in the activities at the crematorium. Read More »

Macron's election offers chance for more dynamism in EU: Merkel

Macron, a 39-year-old centrist with pro-business and pro-European views, was formally declared president Sunday morning in the Elysee presidential palace, one week after winning the May 7 vote. There are 428 candidates vying for a position in Macron's new party in the June elections. Reacting to Philippe's appointment, Juppe called the new prime minister "a man of great talent" with "all the qualities to handle the hard job". Read More »

What Trump said about sharing 'facts' with Russians

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The Post said homeland security and counterterrorism adviser Thomas Bossert called the directors of the CIA and the National Security Agency afterward. In his tweets , Trump did not dispute media reports, initially from The Washington Post , that he revealed details that could jeopardize intelligence capabilities . Read More »

Les fuites dans les médias prenaient de l'ampleur, dit un enquêteur — Chamberland

Il a indiqué du même coup avoir été convoqué à témoigner dans les prochaines semaines devant la commission Chamberland sur la protection des sources journalistiques et espère pouvoir aller y présenter sa version des faits. " Il y avait eu un certain coulage médiatique", a dit Normand Borduas devant la Commission Chamberland, où il poursuit son témoignage aujourd'hui. L'opposition à l'Hôtel de Ville a aussi questionné le maire sur ses liens avec les directeurs du SPVM, avec qui il a ... Read More »

Key Takeaways From FBI Director Comey's Hearing

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He was confronted by Senator Diane Feinstein, who asked why was it necessary to announce the opening of an investigation concerning one of the presidential candidates less than two weeks before the election, as FBI investigations are not announced to the public with such flamboyance. Read More »

Syria denies US allegations of 'depraved' mass executions at prisons

There's no evidence backing these claims up, of course, apart from satellite photos on the outside of the crematorium, and U.S. officials rather just rehashed a series of things they think may well be happening in Syrian prison, including torture and rape, followed up with a speedy execution and disposal. Read More »

Clash over shifting of 'Dharna Chowk' in Hyderabad

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Claiming that the protests at "Dharna Chowk" was causing them inconvenience to them all through the year, the protestors including women demanded that it be shifted to some other place. He said action will be taken against those who violate the rules. TJAC chairman M. Kodandaram said such blatant misuse of official machinery against the activists was never seen earlier. Read More »

Sturgeon: SNP 'vital' to protect Scotland from dangers of Tory government

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The First Minister wants to hold a second independence referendum sometime between autumn 2018 and spring 2019, arguing this is necessary to give Scotland - which voted against Brexit in 2016 - the chance to choose a different future. "The bottom line though is our single market membership should be protected". NICOLA Sturgeon and Alex Salmond have both denied Scotland has become a more divided nation after ten years of SNP government. Read More »

Starbucks sees payment system outage in US and Canada

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Some U.S. and Canadian Starbucks Corp SBUX.O stores were only accepting cash on Tuesday because of a payment system outage that the company blamed on an overnight software update that knocked some cash registers offline. A Starbucks spokeswoman in Canada said: 'We are working swiftly to resume full operations in each of these stores'. 'The stores will remain open during this time and, as always, our partners are prepared to take care of our customers to ensure they have the best experience ... Read More »

"WannaCry" Ransomware Attack Causes Disruption Globally - With Worst Yet to Come

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He added that governments around the world should "treat this attack as a wake-up call" and "consider the damage to civilians that comes from hoarding these vulnerabilities and the use of these exploits". "The ransomware also spreads through malicious attachments to emails", it said. Europol chief Rob Wainwright said more than 200,000 victims had been hit in more than 150 countries. Read More »

Video shows security guard attacked by man she was trying to help

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Soon the unstable man started vomiting. Police are searching for a man who punched a security guard in the face early Sunday morning after she tried to help him. "Let's all help the strong willed, amazing, hard-working and kind ZOA by showing our love by supporting her financially!" According to WGN, which broadcast video from the incident , the woman's nose and a bone under her eye were broken. Read More »

Si Woo Kim eyes Presidents Cup spot after Players Championship win

The bogey on the 18th was only the second for Poulter over the final 46 of the tournament. He made an immediate impact upon his return to the Tour a year ago, however, winning his maiden PGA Tour title at the Wyndham Championship. Kim didn't make things easy for himself, hitting only eight greens in regulation. Ian Poulter, of England, hits from the ninth tee during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . Read More »

West Bengal to make Bengali compulsory up to class X

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The Kerala government in April 2017 passed an ordinance making the teaching of Malayalam compulsory in all the state's schools. "The schools affiliated to other boards (ICSE/CBSE) will have to make Bengali as an optional subject from class 1, giving students the option to choose it either as second or third language", Partha Chatterjee told a press meet in Kolkata on Monday. Read More »

CPEC should not be politicised, says Sharif

It identifies the strategic Pakistani port of Gwadar "as the direct hinterland connecting Balochistan and Afghanistan". "The CPEC is a core component of your visionary initiative of the One-Belt-One-Road project". Pakistan's state-run APP news agency quoted Sharif as saying that both Pakistan and China favoured negotiations with India as the "most viable solution to the Kashmir dispute". Read More »

Trump issues cybersecurity executive order amid rising threats

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Three financial services trade organizations had mixed reactions to an executive order , signed by President Trump last week, that calls for a massive review of cybersecurity efforts in government agencies, requires agencies to use one set of cybersecurity risk-management standards and holds agency heads accountable for protecting data. Read More »

Avery Johnson hires new assistant

This news, first reported by UGASports.com , was confirmed by a person with knowledge of the situation. He will now fill the role vacated by Bob Simon on the staff of Crimson Tide head coach Avery Johnson. Read More »

North Korea again dominates South Korea's presidential election

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China's Communist Party organ, the Global Times , at first responded with some soothing noises about the marvelous friendship between Beijing and Pyongyang, slipping in a few barbs about the importance of denuclearization, China's unwillingness to "allow its northeastern region to be contaminated by North Korea's nuclear activities", and a little reminder that North Korea would have been defeated by South Korea and the United States in the 1950s without Chinese intervention. Read More »

Yates: Russia had 'real leverage' over Flynn

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Yates shared shocking details about Michael Flynn's alleged Russian Federation ties, and questioned why the White House didn't act on her warning. YATES: I told him it wasn't our call. COOPER: There was urgency to - to the information? Flynn was a retired Army lieutenant general and former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency before he was named Trump's national security adviser. Read More »