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    Israeli companies said hit in global wave of cyberattacks
    Jun27

    Israeli companies said hit in global wave of cyberattacks

    Three firms reportedly affected as part of modified ‘Petrwrap’ virus that began in Russia and Ukraine and quickly spread around the world …read more Source: The Times of...

    The latest ransomware attack used an alleged NSA exploit
    Jun27

    The latest ransomware attack used an alleged NSA exploit

    An alleged NSA hacking tool has again surfaced to haunt the world. Organizations across the globe — including Boryspil International in Kiev, Ukraine, a Russian oil company and an advertising company in the United Kingdom — have stalled out on Tuesday as a type of ransomware known as Petya has locked up their computers, demanding bitcoin in...

    Europe, US hit by new wave of cyber attack
    Jun27

    Europe, US hit by new wave of cyber attack

    PARIS – A new cyber attack similar to the WannaCry bug spread across Europe and United States yesterday causing mass disruption and hitting countries such as Ukraine especially hard. The attack was believed to have started in Russia and Ukraine before quickly… …read more Source:...

    Politics: ‘The ultimate cyberweapon for espionage’: ‘The ‘Petya’ cyberattack is exploiting a powerful NSA tool
    Jun27

    Politics: ‘The ultimate cyberweapon for espionage’: ‘The ‘Petya’ cyberattack is exploiting a powerful NSA tool

    "Any cyber criminal, terrorist organization, or government can take these tools, weaponize them, and run their own attack." Analysts at several cybersecurity firms have confirmed that a cyberattack which struck Europe on Tuesday is using a powerful and dangerous cyberweapon, created by the National Security Agency, that was leaked in...

    As Windows Virus Chaos Spreads, Ukraine Responds With Odd Choice of Meme
    Jun27

    As Windows Virus Chaos Spreads, Ukraine Responds With Odd Choice of Meme

    Government sites, banks, the postal service, Kiev’s airport and the Chernobyl nuclear plant were all hit by the cyberattack. …read more Source:...

    New Cyberattack Causes Mass Disruption Globally
    Jun27

    New Cyberattack Causes Mass Disruption Globally

    PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across the world, hitting companies and governments in Europe especially hard. Officials in Ukraine reported serious intrusions of the country’s power grid as well as at banks and government offices, where one senior...

    Politics: Here are the companies and government agencies affected by the cyberattack sweeping the globe
    Jun27

    Politics: Here are the companies and government agencies affected by the cyberattack sweeping the globe

    Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe with a ransomware attack called Petya, hitting Ukraine especially hard. A massive cyberattack on Tuesday has hit Ukraine particularly hard and caused chaos across much of Europe. Companies and government agencies in Ukraine, Russia, the UK, France, and Norway have reported ransomware...

    The Latest: Ukraine Security Expert Fears for ‘Whole World’
    Jun27

    The Latest: Ukraine Security Expert Fears for ‘Whole World’

    The head of a top Ukranian cybersecurity firm says it’s too early to say if his country was singled out as the prime target but that its institutions, long a target of Russian hackers, may have been compromised through attrition. …read more Source: U.S....

    New cyber attacks spread across Europe to the US
    Jun27

    New cyber attacks spread across Europe to the US

    KIEV // A global wave of cyber attacks which began in Russia and Ukraine on Tuesday spread to Western Europe and across the Atlantic, and wrought havoc on government and corporate computer systems.Several multinational companies were targeted, including US pharmaceutical giant Merck, Russian state oil giant Rosneft, British advertising giant WPP...

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
    Jun27

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

    A global ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and the world’s biggest advertising agency… …read more Source: The...