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Europool: The Wanna Cry Cyber Chaos Appears To Have Been Avoided

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THE HAGUE: European governments and companies appeared early Monday to have avoided further fallout from a crippling global cyber attack, the police agency Europol said.

“The number of victims appears not to have gone up and so far the situation seems stable in Europe, which is a success,” a senior spokesman for Europol, Jan Op Gen Oorth told AFP.

“It seems that a lot of internet security guys over the weekend did their homework and ran the security software updates.”

Europol said more than 200,000 computers around the world had been affected over the weekend in what it said was “an unprecedented attack”.

The indiscriminate attack began Friday and struck banks, hospitals and government agencies, exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer operating systems.
Europol executive director Rob Wainwright had warned on Sunday the situation could worsen when workers return to their offices on Monday after the weekend and logged on.

“We’ve never seen anything like this,” the head of the European Union’s policing agency told Britain’s ITV television Sunday.

Op Gen Oorth said Monday it was still “a bit early to say who is behind it, but we are working on a decrypting tool”.

Called “WannaCry,” the fast-spreading malware is the first ever detected to combine both a worm — which enables it to burrow into an entire network from a single infected computer — and a ransomware, demanding $300 (275 euros) in the virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock systems.

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This is how they make JELLY BEANS & JAWBREAKERS

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A yummy candy that can break your jaw lol, now you can see how they make these candies that we grew up eating

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This is how Snickers is made

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Snickers is one of the best chocolate bars hands down, now you can know how they are made.

 

 

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Why you should never pour grease down the drain

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It can be easy to just wash out your pan and whatever grease is left on it right after cooking, but you could be doing real damage to your pipes and the public sewer system when you do.

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