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    Eurovision eyes and ears on Kyiv
    May13

    Eurovision eyes and ears on Kyiv

    42 countries competed in this year’s contest, but only 26 will take part in Saturday’s final in front of a television audience of millions. There is rock, rap and yodelling on the menu. …read more Source:...

    Last standing Lenin statue disassembled in Kyiv
    May13

    Last standing Lenin statue disassembled in Kyiv

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    Dozens Of Countries Hit By Huge Cyberextortion Attack
    May13

    Dozens Of Countries Hit By Huge Cyberextortion Attack

    NEW YORK (AP) — 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. It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded. The malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a...

    Meet the ‘accidental hero’ who saved the world from the ransomware cyber-attack
    May13

    Meet the ‘accidental hero’ who saved the world from the ransomware cyber-attack

    A cyber security researcher has reportedly discovered a ‘kill switch’ that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware, which is creating chaos worldwide. The researcher, tweeting as @MalwareTechBlog stated that the discovery was accidental but, registering a domain name used by the malware stops it from spreading. According to...

    Russia Seeks Investment, Trade Links on China’s New ‘Silk Road’
    May13

    Russia Seeks Investment, Trade Links on China’s New ‘Silk Road’

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is heading to China Sunday to join leaders of 27 other nations at the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) summit in Beijing. The massive China-led project aims to revive the ancient Silk Road and maritime trade routes by expanding investment in infrastructure linking Asia, Africa and Europe. While China plans to...

    Get Ready, Russia: Germany Is Expanding Its Tank Forces by 40 Percent
    May13

    Get Ready, Russia: Germany Is Expanding Its Tank Forces by 40 Percent

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Europe The new tanks represent a commitment to a larger tank force rather than to a next-generation tank design. Germany has begun the process of upgrading 103 out-of-service Leopard 2A4 and 2A6 tanks to the latest model, the Leopard 2A7V—an upgrade that will cost the state the equivalent of 760 million euros ($833...

    Not as Rosy as Painted: Why EU Visa-Free Regime Will Soon Infuriate Ukrainians
    May13

    Not as Rosy as Painted: Why EU Visa-Free Regime Will Soon Infuriate Ukrainians

    In an interview with Sputnik, Mikhail Pogrebinsky, head of the Kiev-based Center for Political and Conflict Resolution Studies, suggested that the numerous problems Ukrainians will face after entering the EU will lead to widespread disillusionment about their country’s visa-free regime with the EU. On Thursday, the EU Council approved the...

    Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now
    May13

    Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now

    SINGAPORE/LONDON A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain’s health system and global shipper FedEx.Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments...

    Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware
    May13

    Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware

    Hospitals, schools, companies and governments around the world were assessing the damage Saturday after a massive cyberattack hit almost 100 hundred countries, infecting computers with malware that demanded ransom payments. No one has yet claimed the worldwide attack, which experts believe used tools stolen from the National Security Agency. U.S....

    Global Cyber Attack Hits Hospitals, Schools, And Companies Worldwide
    May13

    Global Cyber Attack Hits Hospitals, Schools, And Companies Worldwide

    A global cyber attack use hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National security Agency (NSA) hit tens of thousands of computers worldwide, reported Reuters. The cyber hackers tricked victims into opening spam emails which appeared to contain security warnings, job offers and invoices. To restore access of the encrypted data,...