Monthly Archives: December 2016

The fastest computer in the world pushes 125 petaflops of data
  • 19
    Dec

The fastest computer in the world pushes 125 petaflops of data

The fastest computer in the world today can deliver about 125 petaflops of performance, but that could quadruple in the coming years. Cray’s XC50, announced Monday, can deliver a petaflop of performance in a single box, and up to 500 petaflops for an entire supercomputer. A supercomputer is typically multiple servers—also called nodes—strung together, combining to provide multiple...

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CryPy ransomware assigns a unique key to each encrypted file
  • 16
    Dec

CryPy ransomware assigns a unique key to each encrypted file

When evil hackers are bored, they don’t stop until they find new ways to do harm and make money off their victims’ backs. A new threat is sowing fear among Internet users, and it’s a ransomware variant dubbed “CryPy”, which was written in the Python language. Unlike other malware, it assigns a unique key to each file that’s...

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