More cases of ‘WannaCry’ surface – News

Security agency chiefs have warned of more attacks this week of ‘WannaCry’ ransomware. New cases were reported over last weekend from Asian countries like Japan & South Korea. The attack is more complicated, say experts, because the code was put together from many places & sources.

Reports: RolllingStone.com, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, NPR


All about the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack – News

It’s 1 of the biggest malware attacks so far, crippling institutions across countries. The cyberattack, according to cybersecurity firm Avast has already seen 75,000 cases of the ransomware – known as WannaCry & variants of that name – around the world.

Reports: NPR, Forbes, TIME, Voice of America, Los Angeles Times


Amazon reveals the Echo Show – News

Amazon today unveiled the ‘Echo Show’, a WiFi-enabled home device with a 7-inch screen. This is the latest addition to its Alexa-powered Echo range of home hubs.

Reports: ReCode, Fortune, TechCrunch, ZDNet


Intel chip security flaw much more serious: Experts – News

The remote hijacking flaw that was in Intel chips for 7 years has turned out to be more severe than thought of because it allowed hackers to remotely gain admin control over computers without entering a password.

Reports: Telegraph.co.uk, BankInfoSecurity.com. ExtremeTech