UK working to restore systems after 'unprecedented' global cyberattack

UK working to restore systems after 'unprecedented' global cyberattack

Updated May 13, 2017 23:52:33 Photo: Hospitals around the UK experienced major IT issues after the cyberattack, which involved ransom demands. (@fendifille via AP) Related Story: ‘Biggest ransomware outbreak in history’ hits nearly 100 countries Related Story: ‘Don’t pay ransom’: security expert warns against supporting cyber crime Teams of technicians are working “round the clock” to restore hospital computer systems in Britain after a global cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries crippled the UK’s health system. Key points: Ransomware attack targets computer systems in 99 countries Russia was the hardest…

Read More

Coming of age film Smashed 'opening doors' for young SA director

Coming of age film Smashed 'opening doors' for young SA director

By Matthew Smith Posted May 13, 2017 08:48:53 Photo: The young men are the central characters in the award-winning short film, Smashed. (Supplied) A short film by emerging director Sean Lahiff has starred at the 19th annual SA Screen Awards. Photo: South Australian director Sean Lahiff says the film will now join the international film circuit. (Supplied) His 12-minute film Smashed won Best Director and Best Editing for Lahiff, Best Cinematography for Maxx Corkindale, Best Short for Michael Clarkin, while Andrew Graue took out the Best Sound Design. The movie…

Read More

Broncos join Penrith, Titans as NRL comeback kings

Broncos join Penrith, Titans as NRL comeback kings

Updated May 13, 2017 22:17:08 Photo: The Gold Coast’s comeback was the smallest, but probably the most impressive. (AAP: Dave Hunt) The Broncos have stormed back from 14-0 to complete a night of comebacks in the NRL. Earlier, the Titans edged the Storm by two points with two tries in the final five minutes and the Panthers overhauled a 22-point half-time deficit to beat the Warriors. Take a look at all the action from NRL Saturday. Panthers v Warriors The Warriors lost the unlosable, surrendering a 22-point lead in as…

Read More

F1's teen sensation hoping to get lucky

F1's teen sensation hoping to get lucky

It was a victory made all the more remarkable as it came just days after the Dutch teenager was promoted from Toro Rosso to Red Bull. But a year on from his incredible feat, the 19-year-old tells CNN’s The Circuit that he does not expect to feature on the podium in Barcelona this weekend. Asked whether this season could be a three-horse race between Mercedes, Ferrari and his team Red Bull, Verstappen says matter-of-factly: “Not at the moment. “Even at this race we will not be in the fight. I…

Read More

ABC wins six out of 12 gongs at Tasmanian Media Awards

ABC wins six out of 12 gongs at Tasmanian Media Awards

Updated May 13, 2017 11:41:55 Photo: Richard Baines is 2017 Tasmanian Journalist Of The Year. (ABC News) The ABC has dominated at the 2017 Tasmanian Media Awards, taking out six of the 12 categories. At a ceremony in Hobart last night, ABC News Tasmania’s political reporter Richard Baines was named Journalist of the Year. He also took out the Best News Story category for his coverage of Tasmania’s child protection system. Chris Wisbey, who has been a broadcaster with the ABC for over 30 years, won the peer-nominated Keith Welsh…

Read More