Bitcoin Splits in Two Currencies on Divisive Background

ECONOMY: Scheduled for a while, the event of Bitcoin splitting into two currencies caused a fall in prices on Tuesday … A rift in the land of crypto-currencies. Cash bitcoin, has appeared on Tuesday following a split in the bitcoin community, the result of a disagreement concerning the speed of transactions. Specifically, the protesters launched a proposal …

Computers: Reform of the AZERTY, the French called to Choose their new Keyboard

COMPUTER: The French have until the 9th July to give their opinion and choose the future replacement of the azerty keyboard … The AZERT keyboard, as we have always known, has to disappear. AFNOR (French Association for Standardization), under the Ministry of Culture, on Wednesday launched a public inquiry in order to “improve” the historic French keyboard. “Can not write …

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 …

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 …