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    New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business
    Jun29

    New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

    FRANKFURT: A computer virus wreaked havoc on firms around the globe on Wednesday as it spread to more than 60 countries, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting work at a chocolate factory in Australia. Risk-modeling firm Cyence said economic losses from this week’s attack and one last month from a virus dubbed WannaCry...

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware
    Jun29

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

    PARIS: Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks. Logistics firm FedEx says deliveries by its TNT Express subsidiary have been “slowed” by the cyberattack, which had “significantly affected” its systems. Ports operated by...

    Germany Calls On Ukraine, Russia-Backed Separatists To Extend Cease-Fire
    Jun29

    Germany Calls On Ukraine, Russia-Backed Separatists To Extend Cease-Fire

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related cease-fire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Court In Czech Republic Closes Ukrainian Separatist Mission In Ostava
    Jun29

    Court In Czech Republic Closes Ukrainian Separatist Mission In Ostava

    A court in the Czech city of Ostrava has shut down the mission of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic because it was illegal, Ukraine’s Ambassador to the Czech Republic Yevhen Perebyinis said on June 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Money Not Likely Main Motive Of Cyberattackers, UN Cybercrime Chief Says
    Jun29

    Money Not Likely Main Motive Of Cyberattackers, UN Cybercrime Chief Says

    Investigators still don’t know who launched the latest global cyberattack, but the attackers’ strategy suggests money was not the main motive, the top United Nations cybercrime official said on June 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Cyberattack Was Meant to Paralyze, not Profit, Evidence Shows
    Jun29

    Ukraine Cyberattack Was Meant to Paralyze, not Profit, Evidence Shows

    Pinpointing the initial targets of the assault — Ukrainian accountants who use a tax preparation software required by the government — was a major clue. …read more Source: The New York...

    How a sophisticated malware attack is wreaking havoc on Ukraine
    Jun29

    How a sophisticated malware attack is wreaking havoc on Ukraine

    JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, governments and industries the world over are trying to deal with effects of the latest in a series of cyber-attacks. The so-called ransomware assault is the second such strike in the last six weeks. Hari Sreenivasan in New York has more. HARI SREENIVASAN: This attack originated yesterday in Ukraine, and...

    Boxing: Joshua could face Klitschko in Vegas – promoter
    Jun29

    Boxing: Joshua could face Klitschko in Vegas – promoter

    LONDON (AFP) – World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshuas possible rematch with Wladimir Klitschko could be staged in Las Vegas, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Wednesday.Joshua, the IBF and WBA heavyweight champion, is waiting to see if terms will be agreed with Klitschko for another bout after the British fighters thrilling victory over the...

    World Bank raises US$500 million with ‘pandemic bonds’
    Jun29

    World Bank raises US$500 million with ‘pandemic bonds’

    WASHINGTON: The World Bank raised US$500 million to finance rapid response to disease outbreaks, including through sale of its first-ever “pandemic bonds,” the bank announced Wednesday. Drawing on the slow response to the 2013 Ebola outbreak in Africa in which thousands died, the World Bank designed the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility...

    Fresh cyberattack likely ‘more sophisticated’ than WannaCry: Europol
    Jun29

    Fresh cyberattack likely ‘more sophisticated’ than WannaCry: Europol

    The malware, which first surfaced on Tuesday in Ukraine, locks away a computer’s data and tells users they must pay to get is all back. …read more Source: Hindustan...