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Ransomware virus hits Maha Police dept, real damage to be known today

| | New Delhi

The country’s cyber security agency has alerted Internet users against damaging activities of a strong and globally active ransomware virus — Wannacry — that critically infects work stations and locks them remotely. On Sunday evening, the Maharashtra Police department said it was partially hit by the ransomware.

The “unprecedented” ransomware cyberattack has hit as many as 2,00,000 victims in over 150 countries.  “At the moment, we are in the face of an escalating threat. The numbers are going up, I am worried about how the numbers will continue to grow when people go to work and turn (on) their machines on Monday morning,” Europol Director Rob Wainwright said.

 
 
 
 
 

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Multi-dimensional, integrated approach needed to eliminate leprosy

25 Feb 2018 | M Venkaiah Naidu

Today, we are conferring International Gandhi Award-2017 on two outstanding personalities, Dr MD Gupte and Dr Atul Shah, for their selfless and humanitarian services in the cause of elimination of leprosy and in alleviating the suffering of leprosy-affected patients. Leprosy has been prevalent in our country since a very long time...

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Pragya Kendras set to play health kiosks for masses

26 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

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