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Ransomware Cyber Attack: Britain’s NHS Reports 16 Hospitals Hit; Probes if Patients’ Data Leaked

Britain’s National Health Service that covers free treatment for its citizens has been badly hit with 16 of its organisation have been affected by the ransomware cyber attacks nullifying their services and forcing many patients return without consultation. In a statement, the NHS Digital said, “The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna ...

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Deforestation in Northern Hemisphere Affecting Indian Monsoon: IISc Study

The green cover that was existing in the high altitude Northern Hemisphere in the 1750s is no more seen today and the impact is visible in Indian monsoon getting affected, said IISc climate scientists attributing the fall in monsoon rains to increased deforestation. The Bangalore-based Indian Institute of sciences (IISc) centre said in the 1750s, only about 7% of the ...

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8 Quakes Hit California in Past 24 Hours, including 5 After Shocks

The record of earthquakes which preceded and followed the Napa Valley earthquake, according to the US Geological survey, show that nearly 19 earthquakes hit the region in a span of 24 hours and eight of them in California alone. The American Canyon in California witnessed a 2.8 magnitude earthquake before the major one at 6 magnitude hit the region. It ...

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7-Magnitude quake jolts Tokyo as New Year 2012 dawns

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan on Sunday, bringing back the tragic memories of March earthquake that had hit the country last year. The quake jolted Tokyo at 2:28pm with a depth of about 370 kilometres, according to Japan’s Meteorological Agency, with its epicentre near Torishima, a northwestern Pacific island 560 km south of the capital. No tsunami warning was issued. ...

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