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Ransomware Doubled in Second Half of 2016, says Check Point

Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu, MD, India and SAARC, Check Point Software Technologies ltd

Check Point’sH2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends Report, highlights key trends in network and mobile malware February 27, 2017, Bangalore, India. - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), today released its H2 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Trends, revealing that ransomware attacks doubled during the period.  Out of all recognized malware incidents globally, the percentage of ransomware attacks increased from 5.5% to 10.5% between July and December ... Read More »

Pakistani security forces arrest over 350 terror suspects

In a nationwide hunt for terror suspects, more than 350 people have been arrested by Pakistani security forces. Those arrested include a significant number of Afghan and Uzbek nationals. The Pakistani forces have recovered a huge cache of arms and drugs from the arrested terror suspects. Security forces also claimed that they have foiled a terror bid in Quetta, the ... Read More »

Mahershala Ali is first Muslim actor to win an Oscar for Moonlight Movie

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Mahershala Ali has won the Academy Award for best supporting actor in movie Moonlight and he is the first Muslim Actor who is awarded Oscar. This time name of best movie winner was announced incorrectly while win was made by Moonlight but by mistake La La Land was incorrectly named. However, La La Land team was supposed to give thanks ... Read More »

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Attractive Financial Analysts Enjoy Easier Access to Critical Information and More Accurate Earnings Forecast

HONG KONG, CHINA - February 28, 2017 - The following article was first published in the China Business Knowledge (CBK) website by CUHK Business School : Research in sociology and psychology tells us that beauty can have a significant impact on people’s earning, job opportunities and career success and that attractive individuals generally receive better treatments in the workplace and other social settings.  In the ... Read More »

WHO publishes list of bacteria for which new antibiotics are urgently needed

27 FEBRUARY 2017 | GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) today published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens”—a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list was drawn up in a bid to guide and promote research and development (R&D) of new antibiotics, as part of WHO’s efforts to address ... Read More »

WHO scales up response in Somalia as drought-affected populations face difficult situation

Cairo, 27 February 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up its response in Somalia to provide critical health services for 1.5 million people currently affected by severe drought conditions and a worsening food crisis. However, the Organization urgently requires US$ 10 million as part of the United Nations appeal for the first 6 months of 2017. The humanitarian situation in Somalia continues ... Read More »

Kim Jong died within 20 minutes; painful death, says health minister

After autopsy reports confirmed the presence of a lethal nerve agent VX inside Kim Jong-Nam’s body, Malaysian health minister has told the media that Kim suffered a painful death and died within 20 minutes of being attacked. The attack on Kim, estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader, was carried out on February 13 by two women. The CCTV footage ... Read More »

Passengers travel standing on Pakistan Airlines flight

Anything can happen in Pakistan, a saying that came true when seven passengers travelled standing inside a Pakistan International Airlines flight, all the way from Karachi to Madina. This is a serious breach of aviation rules, as standing passengers inside a plane can easily topple over due to turbulence. Further, in case of an emergency such people will not have ... Read More »

Philips teams up with German startup Onelife Health to expand its digital health services in mother and child care

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Hamburg, Germany – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced a partnership agreement with German digital health company Onelife Health to jointly develop innovative connected health solutions around mother and child care. Leveraging synergies between the portfolios of the two companies in this important area of consumer health, the partnership ... Read More »

Enormous Fire At China’s Luxury Hotel

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Today morning in China enormous fire broke out at a luxury hotel in Nanchang city.  This fire killed three people and some 14 are harshly injured. Chinese state media has reported that in horrifying tape dispersed on social media, shows thick smoke was coming out of the HNA Platinum Mix Hotel. After the fire building was quickly enclosed by fire ... Read More »

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