WannaCry Outbreak Hits Chipmaker, Could Cost $170 Million

Factories Crippled After WannaCry Variant Infects Unpatched Windows 7 Machines Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • August 7, 2018<p>Taiwan Semiconductor …


Tiffany Haddish Tells Jimmy Kimmel What She Likes About White People

Tiffany Haddish, who Vogue recently named “Comedy’s New Queen”, continues to make us cackle. In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel’s “Three Ridiculous …

Tiffany Haddish

The Ashley Benson-Cara Delevingne Instagram Clue You Definitely Missed

For Ashley Benson and Cara Delevingne fans, Tuesday marked some big news. After months of rumors and coy handholding, the actors confirmed their …

Celebrity Weddings

People are still using fax machines and they’re a major security risk

Back in 2012, I was once asked to send a fax during a summer work placement and as a millennial, I had no idea what I was doing.<p>Why would I when I …


A look at how software for a new manufacturing tool, which was not checked to be malware-free, got WannaCry into TSMC's fabs and shut them down for several days


North Korea's hackers are re-using old code to build new attacks

One of the world's most notorious cyber warfare operations has been cutting corners - but it hasn't dented their potency.<p>New analysis of malware …


TSMC: Outbreak of Malware That Triggered Delays & Losses Caused by Software for New Tool

TSMC announced this week that it suffered a computer malware outbreak, resulting in a roughly 3 day outage for parts of the fab while systems were …


US-CERT warns of new RAT threat from North Korea

State-sponsored malware writers sharing code.

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Black Hat

A Black Hat talk demonstrates the ease of poking holes in firewalls: How to break, bypass and dismantle macOS firewall products.<p>The glitch stems from …

Black Hat

‘Runescape’ Developers Delay Shutting Down Servers to Allow Weeping Fan to Complete One Final Quest

Press 'F' to pay respects.<p>Since 2001, people have been playing <i>Runescape</i>—a fantasy MMORPG beloved by millions. But Monday, developer Jagex shut the game’s online servers down. As the servers went dark Twitch streamer Titus_Furius broke down crying. “Oh god, I kinda wanna cry,” he said. “I started …


Three Hit-Filled Keith Urban Albums Come To Vinyl

Three hit-laden albums in the stellar career of country giant Keith Urban are newly available as black vinyl releases from Capitol Nashville/UMe. …

Keith Urban

Windows Malware WannaCry Delays Manufacturing of the Next iPhone Processor

The world’s largest chip supplier admitted that the attack that brought production to a halt was caused by unpatched Windows 7 systems.<p>The company that makes the next-generation iPhone’s main processing chips suffered a malware attack on Thursday that brought production at several of its factories …


TSMC Blames WannaCry for Manufacturing Disruption

TSMC's CEO said the incident doesn't appear to be the work of hackers or a company insider gone rogue; he instead blamed the incident on shoddy IT …


Apple chip supplier TSMC admits downtime caused by unpatched Windows systems

TSMC, sole supplier of the A-series chips used in Apple’s iPhones and other devices, has admitted that the ultimate cause of its virus-induced downtime was the use of unpatched Windows systems …<p>The company initially said only that the problem, which resulted in several factory shutdowns, was caused …


Next Gen iPhone Could Be Delayed Due To A Virus

- Aug 6, 2018<p>Apple’s largest chip manufacturer, Taiwan Semiconductor, was recently exposed to a virus, which was responsible for malfanctuniong of …


Taiwan Semiconductor Expects Revenue Hit After Computer Virus

Chip maker says it has fully eliminated a three-day-long infection of its computer systems<p>Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp., which supplies chips for technology companies including Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc., said Monday it has fully eliminated an infection of its computer systems by a …

Computer Systems

Top iPhone Supplier Battles WannaCry Infection

Production lines were halted for two days, and the effects to the global supply chain for mobile phones could be felt for the third quarter and …


DHS sets up hub to protect banks, critical infrastructure from foreign cyberattacks

The Department of Homeland Security will announce on Tuesday the creation of a new center aimed at guarding the nation’s banks, energy companies and …


Leslie Jones wants people to stop being 'so offended' and let comedians do their jobs

• <b>Comedian Leslie Jones appeared on ABC's "The View" on Monday and shared her opinion on celebrities like James Gunn coming under fire for resurfaced,</b> …


Leslie Jones Urges Critics to Stop Unearthing Comedians' Old Tweets: 'It's Just So Dumb'

Leslie Jones boasts an impressive following on social media that is measured in millions. But that doesn't mean that she doesn't have some pet peeves …

Social Media

Barack & Michelle Obama Danced It Out At OTRII

2 hours ago<p>YASSSSSSS!<p>Posted by Cosmopolitan on Sunday, July 29, 2018<p>Barack Obama and Michelle Obama got their dance on at Beyonce and Jay-Z's OTRII …

Michelle Obama

How Can You Stay Strong and Be a Good Mom During a Divorce?

Here's to all the moms like Shannon Beador and Kelly Dodd who are keeping it together for the kids.<p><i>The Real Housewives of Orange County</i>'s Shannon …


The Obamas Shaking a Leg at Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Concert Has Left the Internet Grooving

Shake a leg with the former POTUS and First Lady.<p>The former President of the United States and the Former First Lady like dancing - that is not …

Michelle Obama

The Obamas Were Caught On Camera Dancing At Beyoncé And Jay-Z's Concert And It's Everything

Name a more iconic duo.

Michelle Obama

Whiston Hospital at 'extreme risk' of fresh cyber attacks, says report

WHISTON Hospital is at ‘extreme risk’ from further malicious cyber-attacks, a new report has said.<p>In May 2017, more than a third of trusts in England …


Crypto Exchange Unwittingly Helps Ransom Racketeers

Over the weekend, I listened to one of the latest episodes of Unchained, which is a podcast featuring interviews with some of the best minds in …


Why Computer Criminals Are Targeting the NHS

We all know what happened on 12 May 2017. That’s the day when an updated version of WannaCry ransomware announced itself to the world. In a matter of …


Ransomware: Why Rapid Detection Is So Critical

Ransomware attacks against healthcare organizations and others demonstrate why rapid detection is critical to limiting the malware's damage, says …


'Wonder Woman 1984' footage debuts for the first time at Comic-Con in San Diego

With a release date of Nov. 1, 2019, <i>Wonder Woman 1984</i> is sadly a long way off.<p>But fans lucky enough to be at Warner Bros.’ Comic-Con panel Saturday …

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Cloak and Dagger Season 2: Details on Mayhem

When Marvel announced <i>Cloak and Dagger</i> would be getting a second season at yesterday’s San Diego Comic-Con panel, the announcement video teased the …