Electronics

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:18

An worldwide manhunt was well under way for the plotters behind the world's biggest-ever computer ransom assault. The European Cybercrime Centre, EC3, at Europol is working closely with affected countries cybercrime units and key industry partners to mitigate the threat and assist victims.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:14

The i9-7920X comes next with 16.5Mb of onboard L3 cache and supporting 44 PCIe lanes. 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.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:57

Citing an unnamed source in its report, BGR stated that Apple has its sights on the growing number of diabetics all over the world that it is determined to introduce a glucose-monitoring feature to the upcoming wearable. The kind of sensor Apple is working on will no doubt require FDA approval, and that's not a path the company wants to head down with its smartwatch.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:49

Beware, for WannaCry has just begun and already, the virus - a malware or more precisely a ransomware - has taken down as many as 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries around the world. Ransomware relies on one thing - that you keep unique, precious files on your PC. "We are aware that a number of NHS organisations have reported that they have suffered from a ransomware attack".

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:43

This week's macOS 10.12.5 update is the fifth major update that Tim Cook's company released since the Sierra OS was formally introduced in September past year. For those that love their Macs but just can't away from Windows 10 for either work or play reasons, the macOS Sierra 10.12.5 update is for you. Apple also rolled out tvOS 10.2.1 software update for fourth gen Applt TV users, and watchOS 3.2.2 software update for Apple Watch users.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:40

Microsoft was quick to change its policy, announcing free security patches to fix this vulnerability in the older Windows systems still used by millions of individuals and smaller businesses. The reason that so many computers were vulnerable is that fact that many computer systems overseas did not or could not install the latest security patch from Microsoft.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:07

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the welcome ceremony for the Belt and Road Forum, at the International Conference Center at Yanqi Lake in Beij. Lorenzana said no decisions had been made about what arms might be bought or how much. Xi said in contrast that China's Belt and Road plan would be inclusive and open to all.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:55

They wore pink-billed caps in honor of Mother's Day. The retired New York Yankees shortstop made an appearance at Yankee Stadium Sunday evening with his expectant wife Hannah Davis Jeter as his famous jersey number - 2 - was retired, to honor his storied career with the team.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:53

Brad Smith criticized USA intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency, for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers. to assess the threat posed by the global attack. Many cancelled all routine procedures and asked patients not to come to the hospital unless it was an emergency.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:55

Labelling Mehta's revelation " the most significant clue to date regarding the origins of WannaCry ", Kaspersky researches at the same time acknowledged that the apparent use by the WannaCry attackers of the similar code is not enough to come to definitive conclusions about its origin, as there is a possibility of it being a false flag operation and more worldwide effort is necessary to unearth its roots.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:02

That shift to smartphones and tablets also is one of the reasons the next Windows 10 update will include a multi-faceted clipboard to let you copy text, images and other content on a PC and paste it on a phone, even iPhones and Android, as though the PC and phone were one.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:50

GLOW wrestlers had their own theme songs, acted out skits in between matches, and took wrestling costumes to new heights. The show is inspired by the real-life wrestling promotion of the same name, which stands for Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling .

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:47

Microsoft has provided a security update for the out-of-support Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems as the number of computers infected by the WannaCrypt ransomware worm skyrockets. Russian cellular phone operators Megafon and MTS said some of their computers were hit and the Russian national railway system said although it was attacked, rail operations were unaffected.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:48

French carmaker Renault was forced to stop production at sites in France, Slovenia and Romania, while FedEx said it was "implementing remediation steps as quickly as possible". The attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, with some canceling all routine procedures. Victims have paid about $50,000 in ransom so far, with the total expected to rise, said Tom Robinson, chief operating officer and co-founder of Elliptic Enterprises Ltd., a ransomware consultant that works with ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:46

People are advised to attend any hospital or doctor appointments as normal, unless they are contacted and told not to. Railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations, hospitals, office buildings, shopping malls and government services also were affected, China's Xinhua News Agency said, citing the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:44

In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-profile targets of the attack on Friday, some hospitals and doctors' offices were still struggling to recover. "It's like after a robber enters your home". However, it has been reported that new strains of the virus, possibly created after the discovery of the "kill switch" for the existing Wannacry and Microsoft's update, could start to spread in a similar pattern.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:35

The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an affordable domain registration, with help from another 20-something security engineer in the United States.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:31

All variants of the Redmi 4 will come with a finger print sensor . The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Redmi 4 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The Redmi 4 comes with a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels in an all metal unibody design. Cheap Redmi smartphones have done quite well in the past and with the launch of a new "Redmi" phone, the numbers are only expected to rise for the company.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:33

Hospitals, universities, manufacturers and government agencies in the U.K., China, Russia, Germany and Spain have all been affected. "Since the user's bank account is linked with his Aadhaar number, the ransomware can potentially lock down the account and make it unusable unless a ransom is paid", Chakrabarty warned.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:21

The fact is the NHS has fallen victim to this. Some hospitals were forced to cancel procedures and appointments, as ambulances were directed to neighbouring hospitals free from the computer virus. A Dundee hacking expert has warned public bodies with limited IT funds remain susceptible to cyber-attacks similar to the one which crippled the NHS last week.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:49

It "will retail at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 3310". To be available in four colours - yellow, red, grey and dark blue. HMD Global, the company licensed to manufacture Nokia branded smartphones, introduced the handset along with the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3 during the MWC 2017 conference back in February-end.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:51

As you can see the Core i9-7920X really is a monster, with the multi-core test score pushing 1760, leaving the Core i7-6950X in its rear view mirror, and the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X in its dust. The traditionally successful Ryzen chips are ones that have packed in several cores , so limiting these chips to four cores and turning off multithreading would suggest these CPUs instead intend to compete on a price level against the already well-established Intel i3 chips.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:37

Sources indicate this will include the base game, 10 loot boxes, five original origin skins, and some other content for two of Blizzard's other titles. The book comes in two editions - a standard hardcover version which runs $50, and a limited edition which will come packaged in a special clamshell box with three prints from the Overwatch team, and will cost $100.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:22

In the United Kingdom, where the initial attack threw parts of the health care system into chaos Friday, the government scheduled an emergency meeting Monday afternoon to discuss the attack. Machines that contained the patch are much less at risk than those that didn't. The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is monitoring the attack and expects to receive a briefing in the coming days from the Trump administration, a panel aide said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:19

Jeter's No. 2 was the last single digit number still available for players on the Yankees, winners of a record 27 World Series titles, five of which featured Jeter, who walked away from the diamond in 2014. "I'm learning that. She didn't tell me that part", Jeter also joked to Fallon. George Steinbrenner's children, Jessica, Hal and Jennifer presented Jeter with the plaques and rings at the beginning of the ceremony.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:55

It's not just free for tomorrow, it's free forever says Greenberg. It didn't do all that well commercially when it released on the original Xbox, but it garnered a cult following for being quite unlike anything else: a unusual blend of card collecting, strategy, RPG, and third-person shooting.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:40

There are more DLC characters scheduled for the Injustice 2 roster in the near future. As of right now we know a whole bunch about the game, as developer NetherRealm Studios has provided plenty of in-depth looks at a bunch of different elements of the game.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:31

Take note that since this is only an incremental update that you shouldn't expect any major new features, so this update is clearly focused more towards bug fixes and overall improvements to iOS. Apple is expected to reveal macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, tvOS 11 and developments in Apple Pay and Apple Music during WWDC. Fixes an issue where audio may stutter when played through USB headphones.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:28

Tomorrow morning HTC will officially unveil the HTC U, the successor to its flagship HTC 10. HTC's next phone was subject to numerous leaks over the course of eight months. The device will reportedly come with HDR + which may be HTC's take on Google's HDR + algorithm which stacks images together and reduces noise to result in very sharp and noise-free images.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:11

Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. "It appears to have not only demonstrated an intermediate-range ballistic missile [IRBM] that might enable them to reliably strike the U.S. Japanese officials say the missile flew for about 30 minutes, traveling about 800 kilometers (500 miles) and reaching an altitude of 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles).

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:07

According to reports , Toyota and its adjoining companies have all agreed to fund and support the project in any way possible. Cartivator plans to develop a prototype for a manned test flight as soon as the end of next year. Known as " Skydrive ", Cartivator's design is billed as the world's smallest flying electric auto. Cartivator hopes to conduct its first manned test flight by the end of 2018, and have a production-ready flying auto completed by 2020, in time to show it off at ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:31

Additionally, Cameron West, who performed and arranged music on the group's new album Pageant and is part of their touring band, has announced that he is severing ties with PWR BTTM on both fronts. The post also accused Hopkins of antisemitism and included a picture of Hopkins posing next to a swastika which was drawn in the sand on a beach. Prior to the above tweets , SPIN spoke with Cordero-Kolin on the phone.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:18

Also hit were Deutsche Bahn , the Russian Central Bank , Russian Railways , Russia's Interior Ministry , Megafon and Telefónica . Microsoft took aim at the USA government for "stockpiling" software code that was used by unknown hackers to launch the attacks.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:12

But despite the widespread infection, only a small number of payments have been made. "We remain highly vigilant", he said. There were only a handful of cases reported in Australia and New Zealand. "This guidance was also reissued on Friday following emergence of this issue". Cyber security is once again in the spotlight following the spate of attacks on a range of individuals and companies, including the UK's National Health Service (NHS), FedEx and Telefónica.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:06

Train systems were hit in Germany and Russian Federation, and phone companies in Madrid and Moscow. Moussouris, however, believes that policy-makers can do more to protect themselves against attacks of this magnitude in the future. While it's not a ideal solution, it does allow corporations and individuals the time they need to update their devices with the latest security fixes and patches to protect themselves from further damage.