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    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...

    Massive Cyberattack Hits Organizations Around Globe
    May13

    Massive Cyberattack Hits Organizations Around Globe

    An aggressive wave of cyberattacks has hit companies and public institutions around the globe, causing international havoc and bringing many services to a standstill. The cyberextortion attempt appeared to use stolen software developed by a U.S. spy agency. One of the first and worst attacks was aimed at Britain’s National Health Service. A...

    Hackers Exploit Stolen U.S. Spy Agency Tool to Launch Global Cyberattack
    May13

    Hackers Exploit Stolen U.S. Spy Agency Tool to Launch Global Cyberattack

    By Costas Pitas and Carlos Ruano LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) – 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. Cyber extortionists...

    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...

    Paris and Washington Send a Message to Moscow: No Sanctions Relief Until Russian Troops Leave Ukraine
    May13

    Paris and Washington Send a Message to Moscow: No Sanctions Relief Until Russian Troops Leave Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—The Kremlin’s gambit to secure sanctions relief by redrawing the political landscapes in Europe and the United States has, so far, been a failure. In 2014, the U.S. and the European Union levied punitive economic sanctions on Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and subsequent proxy war in eastern...

    Huge ‘Ransomware’ Extortion Cyberattack Hits Dozens of Countries
    May13

    Huge ‘Ransomware’ Extortion Cyberattack Hits Dozens of Countries

    (LONDON) — Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion attack Friday that locked up computers and held users’ files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. The attack appeared to exploit a vulnerability that was purportedly identified by the U.S. National Security Agency for its own...

    English hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack
    May13

    English hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

    An international cyber attack on Friday struck countries including the UK and Spain, British Prime Minister Theresa May said, as security experts warned it could affect many other countries. The UK’s state-run National Health Service declared a “major incident” after the attack, which forced some hospitals to divert ambulances...

    Ballet Isolated in Egypt but it Fires Passions
    May12

    Ballet Isolated in Egypt but it Fires Passions

    CAIRO – Ballet dancer Fady el-Nabarawy feels he can finally breathe again the moment he enters the gates of the Cairo Opera House after a commute from his ramshackle, poor neighborhood. This is where he and his fellow dancers practice, perform, love and create. “Every day, I cannot wait to come here. My oxygen is here,” he said....

    Jewish, Catholic headstones damaged in main Rome cemetery
    May12

    Jewish, Catholic headstones damaged in main Rome cemetery

    ROME (JTA) — Unidentified individuals damaged dozens of gravestones and memorials in both the Catholic and Jewish sections of one of Rome’s main cemeteries. According to the Italian media, the damage was discovered Friday morning during an inspection before the Verano cemetery opened. The culprits smashed or toppled crosses as well as Stars...

    Trump Orders Preparation for Electric Grid Cyber Attacks
    May12

    Trump Orders Preparation for Electric Grid Cyber Attacks

    President Trump ordered the federal government to prepare for a devastating cyber attack against America’s electric grid amid growing fears foreign states are set to carry out attacks aimed at plunging the nation into darkness. A presidential order signed Thursday directed key federal agencies to assess preparations for a prolonged power...