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    Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians
    May18

    Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

    WASHINGTON: Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former US officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. The previously undisclosed...

    Ukraine blocks Russia’s top social media networks
    May16

    Ukraine blocks Russia’s top social media networks

    KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday blocked Russia’s most popular social media networks and an internet search engine in response to the Kremlin’s alleged backing of a three-year separatist war in the east. The decision sparked an immediate outcry from Ukrainian internet users and freedom of speech advocates. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov...

    No ‘clean slate’ between the US and Russia, Tillerson says
    May15

    No ‘clean slate’ between the US and Russia, Tillerson says

    WASHINGTON: Relations between the United States and Russia, at their lowest level since the Cold War, will not restart “with a clean slate,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday. The former ExxonMobil CEO, who was decorated in 2013 by Russian President Vladimir Putin, had said previously that the relationship between the two nuclear...

    Businesses bolster cyber defenses for new ransomware attacks
    May14

    Businesses bolster cyber defenses for new ransomware attacks

    TORONTO: Businesses around the world scrambled on Saturday to prepare for a renewed cyber attack, convinced that a lull in a computer offensive that has stopped car factories, hospitals, schools and other organizations in around 100 countries was only temporary. The pace of the attack by a destructive virus dubbed WannaCry slowed late on Friday,...

    Global cyber attack fuels concern about U.S. vulnerability disclosures
    May13

    Global cyber attack fuels concern about U.S. vulnerability disclosures

    WASHINGTON: A global cyber attack on Friday renewed concerns about whether the U.S. National Security Agency and other countries’ intelligence services too often hoard software vulnerabilities for offensive purposes, rather than quickly alerting technology companies to such flaws. Hacking tools believed to belong to the NSA that were leaked...

    Global cyberattack disrupts shipper FedEx, UK health system
    May13

    Global cyberattack disrupts shipper FedEx, UK health system

    LONDON/MADRID: A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Russian cyber security software maker Kaspersky Lab said its...

    Putin urges world to fight terror as Russia marks WWII victory
    May09

    Putin urges world to fight terror as Russia marks WWII victory

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday warned Russia could defeat any aggressors but insisted that the world come together to fight “terrorism” as Moscow marked 72 years since victory in World War II. Soldiers and military hardware paraded across Red Square in Moscow as the country held its annual pomp-filled celebration of the defeat of...

    French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked
    May07

    French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked

    FRANKFURT/PARIS: Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a “massive” computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen. Macron, who is seen as the frontrunner in an election billed...

    Macron’s French presidential campaign emails leaked online
    May06

    Macron’s French presidential campaign emails leaked online

    PARIS: Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a “massive” computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online one-and-a-half days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. Macron, who extended his lead in the polls over Le Pen on...

    Xinhua: China-built amphibious aircraft takes maiden flight
    May01

    Xinhua: China-built amphibious aircraft takes maiden flight

    BEIJING: China’s domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, took its maiden flight ahead of schedule on Saturday from the southern city of Zhuhai, according to the official Xinhua news agency. The AG600 was designed to extinguish forest fires and carry out rescue missions at sea, Xinhua said on Saturday,...

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