World Cyberattack: A Boon for IT Security Companies?

COMPUTER HACKING: The “ransomware virus software” can cause great economic damage … A cyberattack hit thousands of companies on Friday  Some areas still lack protection  European legislation will strengthen the protection of consumer data An attack on an unprecedented scale. “WannaCry” the “ransomware” or ”  ransom software  ” – that encrypts data in a computer and requires payment to …

The Renault Douai Plant will be Stopped till Monday after the Cyberattack

ECONOMY: The wave of cyberattack that hit Renault forcing the car manufacturer to close its factory for a day … The staff was notified by SMS. The management of the Renault factory Georges Besse in Douai, in the North, decided to suspend car production at the site until Monday announced La Voix du Nord . “We have taken this decision …

What is a “Ransomware Computer Virus”, the tool used in the Global Computer Attack Friday?

More than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries were identified on Friday by Europol. ”  The latest attack is an unprecedented level and require a complex international investigation to identify the culprits,” said the European safety agency in a statement. More than 75,000 attacks in 99 countries were identified Friday by Europol. ” The latest attack is an unprecedented level …

UK: Hospitals Targeted by Computer Hacking

Several organizations of the British public health service (NHS), including hospitals, have been the subject of computer hacking attacks this Friday, forcing them to cancel appointments, announced the NHS. “A number of organizations have reported being affected by cyber attacks” , said the NHS in a statement, noting that “the investigation is only in its early stages” but …

Nintendo has Corrected the Joy-Con issue of the Switch

VIDEO GAME: Customers affected should contact the Nintendo customer service for free repair … Has your Joy-Con had problems with connectivity? You’re not alone. But Nintendo has identified the problem, due to “a manufacturing variation” that affected “a small number” of the switch controllers. The problem has now been tracked down and fixed, and the …

The Fight against Bullying using GIFs

HARASSMENT: The European Association against the bullying has launched a GIFs based campaign to sensitize young people to the phenomenon … Teasing, violence, humiliation, harassment at school is a scourge for millions of teenagers worldwide. Acts which sometimes seem insignificant to stalkers, but that can have catastrophic consequences for the victims. Some, devastated even ended their …

Sony: A PlayStation 5 Possibly in 2018?

Video Games: While the new Xbox One Scorpio is about to be presented, the speculation continues about the release of the PlayStation 5 … Sony has not leaked the release date of the long awaited PlayStation 5. This situation obviously does not prevent rumors from spreading. According to Damian Thong of Macquarie enterprise, the new …