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After WannCry there is new Variant named Petya Ransomware Emerged Spreading fast

Following the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, a new variant leveraging Petya ransomware emerged globally on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 starting in the Ukraine and spreading to millions of potentially affected people around the world. Machines which are up-to-date with Microsoft updates and security patches has a low probability of exposure. Unfortunately, this attack includes the ability to leverage one vulnerable machine on a network and propagate to other machines that were actually current. This has been reported second major ransomware attack in two months.

The malicious software will reach to machine through attachment or from melicious websites. The ransomware infects computers and then waits for about an hour before rebooting the machine. Thereafter it will started encrypting files on the computer. The ransomware takes over machine and will demands $300 as ransom. This ransom is paid in Bitcoins. This is not clear yet who is behind it, but thinkers assume someone who wanted the malware to look like ransomware. It is also guessed that the motive of this attack is destructive against Ukrainian Government. Security researcher Nicholas Weaver told cybersecurity blog Krebs on Security that ‘Petya’ was a “deliberate, malicious, destructive attack or perhaps a test disguised as ransomware”. Pseudonymous security researcher Grugq noted that the real Petya “was a criminal enterprise for making money,” but that the new version “is definitely not designed to make money.

This is designed to spread fast and cause damage, with a plausibly deniable cover of ‘ransomware’. The payment mechanism in the malware was inept to the point of uselessness because it has a single hard coded payment address, meaning the money can be traced. The requirement to email proof of payment to a webmail provider, meaning that the email address can be – and was – disabled; and the requirement to send an infected machine’s 60-character, case sensitive “personal identification key” from a computer which can’t even copy-and-paste, all combine to mean that “this payment pipeline was possibly the worst of all options (sort of ‘send a personal cheque to: Petya Payments, PO Box … ’)”

Steps once infected
Almost after one hour of infection Petya will reboot the computer. If you observe that you computer is infected, turn it off completely; Disconnect from Internet. Don’t think of paying ransome because the contact details provided may or may not be correct. Format your hard disk and reinstall operating system. Restore your files from backup.

Make sure you have genuine windows and all updates installed including all Microsoft security patches. Ensure good anti virus or Malware protection software is installed. Keep a good backup of important data. Don’t open attachment from unknown source. Understand well that nothing on internet is free now-a-days; everything comes packaged with something. Stay protected !!!!

All information above is based on web search and online authentic technical channels. Verify your self before acting in any way.

The Tower Of Shadows Chandigarh

The Tower of Shadows is a uniquely built structure which is not only interesting but also adds to the beauty of Chandigarh city. Located close to the Legislative Assembly in the Capitol Complex, this airy, partially-open pavilion is a symbolic structure which reflects Le Corbusier’s interest in studying the penetration of sunlight inside a building. It traces the path of the sun through shadows, which are cast both inside and outside the tower.

This historical landmark was planned and built by the Swiss Architect Le Corbusier who also created the beautiful city Chandigarh. The Tower of Shadows is an architectural brilliance that describes the architect’s theories of sun control. The structure is specially designed in a way to study the solar movement. He wanted to prove that sunlight can be controlled within the four corners of the building. This will help in obtaining low temperatures in hot countries when the temperature is so high. Consciously, the tower of shadows was built between the Palace of Justice and the Parliament building in the Capitol Complex area. It is a tall, open sided hall which provides sufficient shade. The place is calm and beautiful, perfect for meditation. The structure is precisely aligned on the north-south axis so that it agreeably interrupts the severe symmetry of the enormous square. The tower’s north side is completely open and the other three faces are furnished with Brise-Soleil. Brise-Soleil is an architectural feature of a building that reduces heat gain ranging from simple patterned concrete walls to wing like structure. The simple pattern concrete wall structure was popularized by the Swiss architect Le Corbusier in which the sunlight was deflected to reduce the heat effect. Then there is a ramp which leads from this square to the Sunken Park.

The Tower of Shadows is a beautiful place to visit. Before visiting this place one needs to take necessary permission from the capitol complex. This place comes within the sensitive area where one has to follow security protocol.

WWE Nights of Champions

At Night of Champions, Seth Rollins will be fighting a battle on two fronts when he defends his WWE World Heavyweight Title against Sting and, as he learned on Raw, his U.S. Title against John Cena! John Cena invoked his re-match and got a nod from The Authority. Can Rollins withstand two iconic challengers in a single evening?

Whom do you vote and what are your opinions about this event?



“Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial” at chappar chiri in SAS Nagar near sector-91 mohali was inaugurated on 30th November, 2011. The 20-acre memorial commemorates Baba Singh Bahadur’s glorious victory over the Mughal forces in May,1710.
Chappar Chiri has a special mention in the history of Sikhs as it was the place where one of the most legendary Sikh warriors, Banda Singh Bahadur, gained victory in a decisive battle against the commander of the Mughal army Wazir Khan. This victory led to Khalsa uprising and is seen as one of the most eminent victories by Sikh forces in all times.

Chandigarh sector 22 Market

Chandigarh sector 22-D market is well known as the best street market in Chandigarh which may best suit every pocket with bargaining to reasonable prices. You can not only get there from wide collections of cloths (traditional sarees, salwars, party dresses & kids wear), bags, shoes, gifts and home linen & accessories products at very low-low rates, but also sector 22 market is the best area to find the big range of women jewellery shops to buy gold, silver, artificial and diamond jewellery.

If there’s one thing that makes Chandigarh affordable to the middle class, it’s Sector 22’s street market. This 22-D market, at a five minutes drive from Hotel Aroma, is a paradise for people who want to shop for the latest trends without the brand names. The market offers a complete shopping experience and that too, at low prices.

Sector 22’s market is stocked with clothes, to fit people of all shapes and sizes, in the latest fashions and styles, ranging from as low as Rs. 50 to the tune of Rs. 1,000 plus. The whole market is a maze of stalls, mostly comprising clothes, shoes, and bags. Here, you can find a pair of chic jeans for a casual college day, as well as a pretty skirt akin to the one worn by Kareena Kapoor in Jab We Met. If you crave for traditional sarees and conventional salwar suits at affordable prices, then this is the place you should be at. Sherwanis, men’s wear like jackets, pullovers, shirts, jeans, and kids’ wear like frocks, party dresses, jeans, are also available in plenty.

The trends at the market change with seasons and movies. In winters, there is a wide variety of pullovers, mufflers, caps, jackets and long and short coats. One can find woolen scarves, stoles, and gloves in varied colors and styles, suiting everyone’s taste. The wraparounds, frocks and pyjamas are, though, a hot favorite in all seasons.

Trendy bags and matching footwear are also available here. If you have a liking for artificial jewelry, then the few shops offering you the same will get you all excited. They stock almost everything that a typical Hindu marriage needs for the rituals. In fact, there is a famous shop known as Chotu-Motu ki Dukaan where you can find awesome chudas (bridal bangles), bridal handkerchiefs, sehra (head gear worn by the bridegroom in a Hindu marriage), bridal jewelry and what not.

Home linen
Bedsheets, bed covers, cushions of many shapes and sizes, cushion covers, handmade mats, embroidered dining and sofa covers are on offer as well.

Tired of shopping? There’s a Verka booth just in the middle of the Parking lot that serves ecstatic flavors of ice-creams, along with lassi and other cold drinks. There is also an old restaurant, Catch-22, just opposite the market, that offers you rest and respite from the scorching sun and the chilling winters.

Punjab Cricket Club

The Punjab Cricket Association in its 10-year Vision Paper in 1993 had unveiled a majestic futuristic view of the cricket complex at Mohali. By 2002, the dream had come true and the entire infrastructure of world class cricketing facilities had been completed. A significant part of the Stadium Complex is the centrally airconditioned Club House. The Club House, which compliments the cricketing facilities, is a veritable home away from home for the members. It offers ample opportunity to members to engage in social interaction, sporting activities, recreation, pursuit of knowledge, music, games and world class entertainment centered around excellent eating facilities including varied cuisines and well equipped bar. Residential accommodation, available for members and their guests, is in keeping with the high traditions established by the association. The club was inaugurated by Shri Sukhbir Singh Badal, Former Union Minister of State for industries on November 15, 1998. The facilities are being constantly upgraded keeping pace with the times and have got the nod.

Tribune Chowk, Chandigarh

One can embark to the Buses routed towards Himachal Pardesh, Utrakhand, Patiala, Budlada, Rajpura, Mansa, Delhi, Ambala, Hisar, and other places in Haryana. This marks the entry and exit to City Beautiful Chandigarh. The name Tribune Chowk is said because of The Tribune News paper head office adjacent to it. It further has Chandigarh Industrial Area I and II on either sides of it. Many hotels with star rating 2, 3, 4, 5 are located within visible range from this place. Elante mall is walking distance from here.

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Chandigarh

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded in 1895, India’s premier business association has over 7200 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 100,000 enterprises from around 242 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.

Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.

The CII theme of ‘Accelerating Growth, Creating Employment’ for 2014-15 aims to strengthen a growth process that meets the aspirations of today’s India. During the year, CII will specially focus on economic growth, education, skill development, manufacturing, investments, ease of doing business, export competitiveness, legal and regulatory architecture, labour law reforms and entrepreneurship as growth enablers.

With 64 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 7 overseas offices in Australia, China, Egypt, France, Singapore, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 312 counterpart organizations in 106 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.

JW Marriott Chandigarh

Treat yourself to five-star luxury at the JW Marriott Hotel Chandigarh. Located in Sector 17, our hotel is in the center of the city’s vibrant business district, offering convenient accessibility to an array of historic attractions and sites. Upon stepping into our top-rated hotel, guests will be immersed in the ultimate in luxury; all of our 164 guest rooms and suites feature amenities like plush, custom bedding, stunning city views, and spa-like marble bathrooms. Our on-site facilities, too, speak to our designation as a five-star luxury property, with features like a full fitness center, a gorgeous rooftop pool area, and six restaurants and bars. Dine with us at Saffron, our signature Indian restaurant, or enjoy a taste of Italy here in Chandigarh at Oregano Restaurant & Bar. If you’re visiting for business, consider booking one of our modern, well-appointed meeting rooms for a corporate conference. We look forward to catering to your every need here at the JW Marriott Hotel Chandigarh.