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  • BARNSLEY, Britain _ MAM Software Group Inc. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $678,000. On a per-share basis, the Barnsley, Britain- based company said it had profit of 6 cents. MAM Software shares have dropped almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Tech companies are livid with the U.S. government over the latest global ransomware attack. Here's why.

    The WannaCry virus hasn’t just set off a global pandemic, it’s also pitted corporate tech giants against the U.S. government.

  • NEW DELHI, May 15- India said on Monday its computer systems have largely escaped a massive global ransomware attack, and that state organisations managing government websites and building supercomputers have installed security patches issued by Microsoft Corp.. Aruna Sundararajan, secretary of India's Ministry of Electronics and Information...

  • LIMERICK, Ireland _ One Horizon Group Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $1.3 million in its first quarter. The Limerick, Ireland- based company said it had a loss of 21 cents per share. Keywords: One Horizon Group, Earnings Report.

  • The attack largely infected networks that used out-of-date software, such as Windows XP, which Microsoft no longer offers technical support for. "There's some truth to the idea that people are always going to hack themselves," said Dan Wire, a spokesman for security firm FireEye. Lawrence Abrams, a New York- based blogger who runs BleepingComputer.com, says many...

  • Chinese state media say more than 29,000 institutions across China have been infected by the global "ransomware" cyberattack. Xinhua News Agency reports that by Sunday evening, 29,372 institutions had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. It cited the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services...

  • LONDON— An unprecedented global "ransomware" attack has hit at least 100,000 organizations in 150 countries, Europe's police agency said Sunday— and predicted that more damage may be seen Monday as people return to work and switch on their computers. The attack that began Friday is believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, spreading...

  • *Attackers use tools honed by U.S. National Security Agency. TORONTO/ FRANKFURT, May 13- Businesses around the world scrambled on Saturday to prepare for a renewed cyber attack, convinced that a lull in a computer offensive that has stopped car factories, hospitals, schools and other organizations in around 100 countries was only temporary.

  • SINGAPORE/ FRANKFURT, May 13- A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday. Capitalising on spying tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National...

  • *Attackers use tools honed by U.S. National Security Agency. SINGAPORE/ FRANKFURT, May 13- A global cyber attack described as unprecedented in scale forced a major European automaker to halt some production lines while hitting schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia on Saturday, though it appeared to die down a day after its launch. Capitalising on spying...

  • BERLIN, May 13- German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said on Saturday its systems were infected by a global cyber attack that caused computer turmoil in nearly 100 countries. Researchers at security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. Cyber extortionists used ransomware...

  • Cybersecurity officials in Britain have applauded a young researcher for helping halt the global ransomware cyberattack. In a post on its website, Britain's National Cyber Security Center said that by registering a domain name that unexpectedly stopped the spread of the malware, the anonymous Britain- based cyber specialist, known as Malware Tech, had...

  • SINGAPORE/ LONDON, May 13- A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to...

  • Data Breach Cyber Attack

    A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. NSA has infected a number of computers in nearly 100 countries.

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed...

  • May 12- A global cyber attack on Friday affected British hospitals, government agencies and companies in 99 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets, Security software maker Avast said. Hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency that were leaked online last month appear to have been...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Russian cyber security software maker Kaspersky Lab said its...

  • WASHINGTON, May 12- A global cyber attack on Friday renewed concerns about whether the U.S. National Security Agency and other countries' intelligence services too often horde software vulnerabilities for offensive purposes, rather than quickly alerting technology companies to such flaws. "These attacks underscore the fact that vulnerabilities will be...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in dozens of other countries on Friday. Russian cyber security software maker Kaspersky Lab said its...