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    Murray top seed at Wimbledon for first time
    Jun29

    Murray top seed at Wimbledon for first time

    Defending champion Andy Murray’s indifferent form of late did not prevent him being named top seed for Wimbledon for the first time yesterday.The 30-year-old Scot and world number one — who suffered a shock first round defeat at the hands of journeyman Australian Jordan Thompson at last week’s Queen’s tournament — will not face...

    Ransomware becomes go-to hack as bitcoin rallies, NSA tools leak
    Jun28

    Ransomware becomes go-to hack as bitcoin rallies, NSA tools leak

    A recent outbreak of ransomware attacks, from the WannaCry worm in May to Tuesday’s infection of thousands of computer systems around the globe, shows that digital stickups are becoming the go-to hack for cybercriminals, fuelled by powerful leaked US government exploits and the rise of bitcoin and other anonymous digital...

    Mattis rebukes Putin for international ‘mischief’
    Jun28

    Mattis rebukes Putin for international ‘mischief’

    US defence Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday of making international “mischief” and said America’s commitment to NATO remains unwavering. Speaking to students in Germany to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan to rebuild a ravaged Europe after World War II, Mattis said...

    Second major cyber attack in two months disrupts businesses around world
    Jun28

    Second major cyber attack in two months disrupts businesses around world

    Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms were among those hit …read more Source: Gulf...

    Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see ‘WannaCry’ link
    Jun28

    Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see ‘WannaCry’ link

    * Wave of disruption started in Russia and Ukraine * Virus spreads to major global companies * Asian businesses report disruptions, though wider impact limited * Cyber security experts blame ransomware virus A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus...

    New cyber-attack spreads across globe
    Jun28

    New cyber-attack spreads across globe

    Hospitals and government offices paralyzed by data-scrambling software apparently started in Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
    Jun27

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

    Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP hit …read more Source: Gulf...

    Kiev car bomb kills Ukrainian colonel
    Jun27

    Kiev car bomb kills Ukrainian colonel

    A colonel in Ukraine’s military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defence ministry said, describing the incident as a “terrorist act”. Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up at 0516 GMT while the car was moving, killing the driver and wounding a passer-by. “As a result of...

    How the Fed serves US foreign intelligence
    Jun26

    How the Fed serves US foreign intelligence

    The Federal Reserve’s little-known role housing the assets of other central banks comes with a unique benefit to the United States: It serves as a source of foreign intelligence for Washington.Senior officials from the US Treasury and other government departments have turned to these otherwise confidential accounts several times a year to...

    Ukraine protests Putin’s visit to annexed Crimea
    Jun25

    Ukraine protests Putin’s visit to annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula Moscow annexed in 2014, yesterday on a trip quickly denounced by Kiev as a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty.He made a stop at the legendary Artek holiday camp for young people, dating from Soviet times, on the shores of the Black Sea, the Kremlin said in a...

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