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Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to North Korea

It discovered early versions of WannaCry on systems that had been compromised by the Lazarus group's tools. The largest operations linked to the Lazarus group include: the attacks against Sony Pictures in 2014, the Central Bank of Bangladesh cyber heist in 2016 and a subsequent series of similar attacks continued in 2017. Read More »

Cyber worm attack propels health funding to center of British election campaign


NHS England hospital trusts were sent details of a security patch last month that would have prevented Friday's malware attack. Problems with cyber security in NHS organisations were said to have been highlighted a year ago by Dame Fiona Caldicott, the national data guardian, who warned issues were given insufficient priority and health bodies persisted in using obsolete computer systems. Read More »

Le député Édouard Philippe nommé Premier ministre

Cette décision s'explique par la "vérification de la situation fiscale" des futurs membres du gouvernement, a fait savoir la présidence de la République. Macron. Mais rien n'a encore été signé, souligne cette source. Autres noms cités à droite: le juppéiste Benoist Apparu ou le lemairiste Franck Riester . Read More »

Trump gives sensitive information on ISIS to Russian Federation, jeopardizing an ally source


They said it was considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the U.S. government. The Post said the intelligence partner had not given the U.S. McFaul warned it's risky to assume that the U.S and Russian Federation have the same interests and that we are "aligned with them in Syria - that is just not true, including even with ISIS". Read More »

Global ransomware attack appears to slow in US

PSA Group, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen, Daimler, Toyota and Honda said their plants were unaffected. Telefonica, a Spanish telecommunications company, reported that some internal systems were affected , but that its network and services were not disrupted as a result. Read More »

Windows users urged to update their system as Wannacry virus continues


The British blogger, 22, whose real identity remains hidden, located and inadvertently activated a "kill switch" in the malicious software. Darien Huss, a 28-year-old research engineer who helped stop the malware's spread, said he was "still anxious for what's to come in the next few days, because it really would not be so hard for the actors behind this to re-release their code without a kill switch or with a better kill switch". Read More »

Cérémonies du 8 Mai : deux présidents côte à côte

Emmanuel Macron accompagnera François Hollande ce lundi pour les commémorations du 8 mai 1945. Hollande qui achève un mandat de cinq ans, a dit ressentir " beaucoup d'émotion " à lui donner "la marche à suivre". La presse française soulignait la difficulté de la tâche, avec un mouvement jeune, sans expérience et sans implantation locale. Pour "renouveler la vie politique et la vie démocratique", Emmanuel Macron avait affirmé sa volonté de présenter aux législatives des candidats pour "moitié ... Read More »

Gov. McAuliffe Aims to Regulate Power Plant Emissions


President Donald Trump has promised to scrap the Clean Power Plan, a centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to reduce emissions. A few weeks ago, thousands of Virginians joined the hundreds of thousands of people marching on Washington calling for action on climate change, clean energy careers and environmental justice. Read More »

Funeral For Girl Who Died In Drayton Manor


Hundreds of people gathered at Saffron Hill Cemetery in Leicester this afternoon to mourn the loss of 11-year-old Evha Jannath. At the service the head of Jameah Girls Academy, which Evha attended, thanked well-wishers for their overwhelming support. Read More »

Schiff calls Trump's loyalty conversation with Comey "highly unethical"

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham , a member of the Judiciary Committee, said promoting an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent to lead the agency would allow the nation to "reset". Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press , Republican Sen. "Campaign aides learned not to lean too much on his accounts of events, steering away from unequivocal public pronouncements unless they could point to his words", said Thrush and Haberman. Read More »

Et Macron prend ses quartiers à l'Elysée — France

Très attendu, le nom du Premier ministre sera connu lundi, selon l'entourage du chef de l'Etat, et le gouvernement sera constitué mardi. Sans ces ralliements, Emmanuel Macron affronterait dans une situation difficile les prochaines élections législatives qui se tiendront les 11 et 18 juin prochains. Read More »

Amazon to bring opt-in notifications to Alexa


Announced in a blog post this morning, Washington Post , Life 360, Just Eat, and AccuWeather will be among the first four skills with the ability to share alerts. Users can then say voice commands like "Alexa, what did I miss?" or "Alexa, what are my notifications" to catch up on any and all notifications that they might have missed. Read More »

Jagmeet Singh launches bid for federal NDP leadership


Brampton: Jagmeet Singh, the deputy leader of Ontario's New Democratic Party, on Monday night threw his hat in the ring and declared himself a candidate for the leadership of the national party in Canada. The other official NDP leadership contenders are British Columbia MP Peter Julian, Ontario MP Charlie Angus, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton and Quebec MP Guy Caron. Read More »

'India's objections to China's OBOR forum a show for domestic politics'


India skipped the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) due to its sovereignty concerns+ over the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). "That said, there is still a long way to go as the Belt and Road is a long-term undertaking". The inclusive tone of China's Belt and Road push stands in stark contrast to US President Donald Trump's "America First" policy, which included the scrapping of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, a regional ... Read More »

EU restores preferential tax concessions to Sri Lanka


It is also a vote of confidence from the European Union that the Sri Lankan Government will maintain the progress it has made in implementing the worldwide conventions. The EU noted that the value of the scheme could be worth many times more, particularly if Sri Lanka uses the opportunity to diversify its economy. The trade concession will see the European Union removing a significant part of import duties on select products in exchange for a commitment to ratify and effectively implement 27 ... Read More »

Hanford Tunnel Collapse at Nuclear Site Triggers Emergency Alert


There is no indication of a release of contamination at this point, Crews are continuing to survey the area for contamination. Tom Carpenter, executive director of Hanford Challenge, a non-profit that monitors the nuclear reservation said plutonium has already been detected in local fish stocks and worries that if changes don't come soon, wild salmon stocks could be next. Read More »

Terry Considering Retirement After Leaving Chelsea


As a player that's all you want", he said. I wish for him and his family the best. Chelsea celebrated a 14th victory in 15 home games amid blue and silver streamers on its return to Stamford Bridge after sealing the title. "[They need] three, probably four top quality players that wouldn't be squad players but go straight into the team or certainly be challenging more than the players who were on the pitch last night. Read More »

UN chief condemns North Korea over missile launch


South Korea's newly-elected President Moon Jae-in said the launch was a "reckless provocation". If North Korea launches a rocket on a lofted trajectory - an angle higher than normal - "there's no guarantee that even the new interceptor we are developing with the USA can shoot it down", former Defense Minister Gen Nakatani told The Nikkei Monday. Read More »