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UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack

A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the NSA has infected tens of thousands of computers in almost 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx. It's on track to be one of the biggest recorded ransomware attacks ever, with tens of thousands of infected computers in almost 100 countries. The United Kingdom's famed National Health Service (NHS) has been hit hard, with hackers locking out 39 NHS organization from their ...

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Microsoft unveils Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The tools are the latest sign of Microsoft's aim to try to reach users regardless of what other operating systems they use, a far cry from a few years ago when the company at this same conference was advertising Windows 10 as the operating system that unified smartphone and laptop and made other operating systems unnecessary.

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Google Releases May 2017 Android Security Patch For Pixel, Nexus Devices

As with previous updates, the May security update for Android is split into two patch levels. Android has delivered on Monday its usual security bulletin for the month of May. Many high and moderate severity vulnerabilities were fixed in other hardware components and kernel subsystems. Depending on the position of Mediaserver, certain devices can have their data fully compromised if they are hacked.

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Google's Allo app introduces AI-powered illustrated selfie feature

Google being Google , though, generating your emoji avatar isn't just a customizable tool, like Nintendo's Miis or Snapchat's Bitmoji. Simply snap a selfie, and it'll return an automatically generated illustrated version of you, on the fly, with customization options to help you personalize the stickers even further .

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UK hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

Hospitals in areas across Britain found themselves without access to their computers or phone systems. It is a program that gets into your computer, either by clicking on the wrong thing or downloading the wrong thing, and then it holds something you need to ransom.

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Mobile Launches BOGO Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8

The patents are for a new "Note" smartphone and an "audio" device that could very well be Samsung's challenge to the Amazon Echo, putting Bixby on a standalone device. The bulk of the devices recalled with be recycled but some of them are going to be refurbished with new, smaller batteries and resold. Moreover, the phone will have support for Samsung Pay and Samsung Knox .