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Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

The attackers have locked up users' data and are demanding between $300 and $600 for the encryption key. That quick thinking may have saved governments and companies millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before USA -based computers were more widely infected .

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'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

The organisation also said that many organisations had failed to keep their systems up to date, allowing the virus to spread. Experts think it unlikely to have been one person, with criminally minded cyber crime syndicates nowadays going underground and using ever more sophisticated encryption to hide their activities.

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Warriors: Conference finals schedule vs. Spurs set

Game 6 featured a quiet performance from Isaiah Thomas and a not-so-quiet performance from Avery Bradley . The Spurs last saw the NBA Championship in 2013 when they bested the Miami Heat. The thing that makes these Warriors more risky than the last couple years is on the nights the threes are not falling, the nights that the Curry/Thompson backcourt isn't dominating, Durant can take over.

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Trusts were told about security patch last month — NHS cyberattack

He also recommends keeping security software and operating system software up to date to keep them in-line with the latest security updates. In a joint letter to the Health Secretary , the Care Quality Commission's Chief Executive David Behan and the National Data Guardian, Dame Fiona Caldicott, warned of the urgent need to update unprotected computer systems.

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Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

Mr Wainwright said what was unique about the attack was that the ransomware was used in combination with "a worm functionality" so the infection spread automatically. It spread to so many computers so rapidly by using an exploit - software capable of burrowing unseen into Windows computer operating systems. Attackers have demanded $300 to $600 to unlock encrypted files.

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HTC U 11 with Edge Sense and Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 officially launched

Aside from the obvious operating system differences, the biggest difference between the iPhone 7 and HTC U11 is arguably the screen size, with the iPhone 7 being something of a compact phone compared to most, while the HTC U11 verges on phablet size.

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Amazon Echo Show Brings Images to Voice Control

Just as the Amazon Echo appears poised to maintain its dominance of the voice-activated connected intelligence device category, it's now ready to make another leap in that space by adding a screen to the mix. Just a few days ago we presented leaks of the mysterious Amazon speaker. The device is not a smartphone replacement, but you can do nearly everything that you do with a smartphone.

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Apple misses on iPhone sales in Q2

In its fiscal first quarter, which ended in late December, the company reported the highest number of iPhones ever sold: 78.3 million. "We could do more, more quickly", Luca Maestri, Apple's finance chief, said during a Goldman Sachs investor conference in February.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 WON'T ship with Bixby voice assistant

Now, we all know what happened to the latter phone despite setting another record in South Korea's smartphone industry. Bixby, the artificially intelligent assistant Samsung touted as one of the star features of the new devices, won't completely make its debut when customers get their hands on the phones on April 21.

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House Speaker Ryan understands Trump's frustration on health bill

Pelosi said. That's exactly the right way to go and, hey, maybe this time they can even do it right . The speaker also said he has no knowledge of whether President Trump is under investigation for ties to Russian Federation. The Republican bill would have been a severe blow to African Americans, Innocent said. "You promised to repeal Obamacare for seven years". - Of six changes the GOP bill would have made to health care, five drew more opposition than support.

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GOP Humiliation: Trumpcare Didn't Even Have Majority Support Among Trump Voters

Trump, a real estate magnate who touted his skills as a dealmaker in his 1987 book "The Art of the Deal", has accused Freedom Caucus lawmakers of snatching "defeat from the jaws of victory" with their rejection of the White House-backed healthcare bill to replace President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare reform bill.

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Apple Inc. No Longer Accepting Apps With Pricing Info In Title

The new section would grant greater visibility to otherwise unknown developers or pump up the interest for big industry names with either popular or relatively obscure applications being offered for free. Android downloads from both Google Play and elsewhere will at an annualized rate of 23 percent to 299.9 billion by 2012. App Annie projects the iOS App Store to generate more than $60 billion in gross consumer spend in 2021, maintaining its top position in app store revenue.

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Congressman Arrington praises Trump's proposed budget

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump asked the US Congress on Thursday to approve a 2018 budget that would bolster military programs and begin building a wall on the southern border with Mexico while drastically cutting many federal agencies.

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Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Feature May Be Used To Verify Payments

And it'll be going up against the new iPhone due later in 2017 - the 10th anniversary of the iconic device. The publication adds that the Galaxy S8 will have not one but three different methods for authentication: fingerprint scanner, iris scanner, and facial recognition.

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Bracketology: stories, tips, advice before filling out your NCAA Tournament bracket

No. 12 Princeton will play No. 5 Notre Dame in Buffalo. Leading scorer Kelan Martin comes off the Bulldog bench; only two starters average over 10 points a game. Middle Tennessee is easily the more top heavy team, relying mostly on 3 players in Williams, Potts, and Upshaw to carry the team, while Minnesota gets key contributions going 7 or 8 deep.

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No. 1 seeds announced; Northwestern finally reaches NCAA tournament

Utilizing Bet Labs' Bracket Analysis , here are the Cinderellas, sleepers and busts you need to know about before filling out your bracket . First, a few trends that are worth noting. Now, the Wildcats get a chance to do what no team has done since Florida in 2007. Florida State vs. Florida Gulf Coast: A game that would never appear on Florida State's regular-season schedule.

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South African company Dotmodus achieves Google Cloud recognition

The difference between where Google is now in regard to the enterprise and where it was is "night and day", Gartner Vice President David Mitchell Smith said in an email. The company is overhauling its support tiers to streamline the process to make it easier to understand. Machine learning has been around for many years, but the growth of cloud computing, Internet of Things and connected devices around the world is slowly bringing the advantages of machine learning to our doorsteps - and ...

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 - Specs, Price and Release Date

Further, Samsung has been in the new before for claiming nearly the entire available stock of the Snapdragon 835 chipset which is why all the latest flagships launched at this year's MWC came with last year's Snapdragon 821. The phone has been officially listed in Samsung's Germany website, where all the specs have been listed out. The price of Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro has been slashed just as Samsung promised.

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Successful Snapchat IPO may inspire Bay Area tech companies to go public

A year-long lock-up period is atypically long, potentially signifying strong demand for the IPO, says Lauren Hirsch who covers the story for Reuters . Investors buying shares in its IPO are buying non-voting shares for the company. Mountain View high school to make $50 million in Snap IPOBarrett Daniels is an IPO consultant, focused on tech.

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How much does Nintendo Switch cost?

The app does much what you'd expect allowing parents to limit how long kids can play games on any given day, limit what age rating games can be and more . Finally, Nintendo Switch Parental Controls can also be used to restrict Nintendo eShop purchases made on the console. You can already add people if you're playing on a local wireless network, which means if you go round to a friend's house you can add them.

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Huawei P10, P10 Plus with 4.5G support, dual rear cameras launched

Huawei has revealed their latest Android flagships: the P10 and P10 Plus . Also, unlike their predecessor phones, both the P10 and P10 Plus come with optical image stabilisation and are also capable of recording 4K videos. Greenery and Dazzling Blue, the traditional Ceramic White, Graphite Black, Rose Gold, Mystic Silver and Dazzling Gold. TechRadar says the Full HD display is both "bright" and "easy to read", even though some of the company's rivals are pursuing 4K screens .

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Stardew Valley Confirmed For Nintendo Switch, Along With Many Indie Titles

The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid home console and portable gaming system in one. I did get some time with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , and it was gorgeous. Sliding the tablet-like screen out of the TV dock and bringing it on the go with JoyCon controllers attached provides an nearly instantaneous transition that is impressive every single time.

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" "Samsung releases the Tab S3, Galaxy Book 10.6" and 12"

Found by SamMobile , the clips are very short and they won't get you the extensive hands-on preview you'd want. It features a 9.7-inch screen that supports HDR and has four speakers. The Book 10 has a 10.6-inch, 1920 x1280 pixel LCD display , and it is equipped with Intel Core m3 processor . Speaking of specifications, the Samsung Galaxy Book 12 will run on Intel Kaby Lake Core i5 processor .

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NASCAR's 5-minute crash clock tested at Daytona 500

The Team Penske teammates won three of four restrictor-plate races last season. But just like Stewart could never win the Daytona 500, the team that bears his name had also yet to breakthrough until Busch did so on Sunday. He eventually issued a quote through Chevrolet, his vehicle manufacturer. One race down, 35 to go. "The main thing is to see some familiar faces so that we don't get into situations like we did with Kyle Larsen, who didn't have a concussion and had to go all the way ...

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Check out the sleek new Nokia 3310 - and yes, it has Snake

You can understand why; this was a phone that established itself as a true classic; robust, functionally ideal in its simplicity and with a battery life measured in days not hours. We wanted to reward loyal Nokia phone fans and make a statement that rich heritage, innovation and modern design can go hand-in-hand. What do you think of the new Nokia 3310? The Nokia 3310 is an apocalypse-ready phone; the type of phone you will nearly certainly need if the proverbial ever actually hits ...

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Microsoft launches Skype Lite with built-in Aadhaar integration

Most importantly for areas with low connectivity or expensive data charges, Microsoft said that the app has been created to use less data for all types of calls or messages. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (centre) speaking at the Future Decoded event. "The company will allow people to enroll through Aadhaar cards and later utilize LinkedIn to manage their profiles", said Nadella in the FutureDecoded event.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6: The Battle Of Style

Samsung is said to be putting refurbished Galaxy Note 7 handsets on sale with new batteries following the cancellation of the device late past year. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 are set to be two of the biggest smartphone releases of 2017.

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Apple's new patent reveals fingerprint scanner technology in

In a note to investors obtained by AppleInsider , Kuo said Apple has chose to incorporate the "function" space on the screen due to the device's bezel-less design, which it was unable to do before. And if the next Apple phone, the iPhone 8, had a 5.8-inch screen for a smartphone ... The latest smartphone that is witnessing a breach in its private life (metaphorically) is Apple's sweet baby iPhone 8.

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Logan director James Mangold hopes for an X-23 movie

She explained: "Inside, there was real consternation about the intensity of the tone of the film ". There are many memories of comic-reading that Logan will conjur up whether it's Old Man Logan , X-23, or even the works of Len Wein, Chris Claremont, and Frank Miller when they tackled Ol' Canucklehead.

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Betsy DeVos' Department Of Education Misspelled WEB Du Bois' Name

The Education Department has been getting criticisms in the social media after the name of a prominent African-American sociologist was misspelled. This is unsettling for public schools because it means schools that aren't held to the same academic standards are taking money that could be used to enrich public schools that play by the rules.