The rapid rise in computer attacks that encrypt files until victims pay off cybercriminals can be avoided if organizations take necessary precautions.
Since hospitals store sensitive patient information, and often rely on outdated software and legacy computer systems, experts say they are especially susceptible to a wave of cyberattacks that encrypt data until victims pay ransoms.
A special United Nations session on global drug policy, the first since 1998, is set to review the international drug war while addressing shifts toward more lenient narcotics laws in several of its member states.
Two recently found pieces of debris are almost certainly from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, but they cannot be used to trace the plane's crash site.
Sens. Richard Burr (R) of North Carolina and Dianne Feinstein (D) of California should be stripped of their positions for introducing a bill that would endanger American digital security and privacy.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled a study warning that a vote to leave the European Union could cost individual British households £4,300 ($6,100) a year by 2030.
After a devastating quake 16 times more powerful than one that hit Japan Saturday night, relief organizations list ways to help.
Philippine mayor Rodrigo Duterte refuses to apologize for saying that he "should have been the first" to rape an Australian missionary who was assaulted and killed in a prisoner hostage situation in 1989.
More than 230 people are reported dead so far following a quake that struck Ecuador's northwestern coast on Sunday.