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    Focus on defense after new global cyberattack
    Jun29

    Focus on defense after new global cyberattack

    Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled to reboot Wednesday as calls grew to step up defenses after a fresh wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia worldwide. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards
    Jun29

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On 30 June the southern Kyrgyzstan city of Osh will host a round table “On the protection of lawyers’ rights and ethical standards of the legal profession”, organised by the EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform, in cooperation with the Kyrgyz and the Paris Bars. The objective of the roundtable is to provide exposure to best...

    Merkel seeks united European front before stormy G20
    Jun29

    Merkel seeks united European front before stormy G20

    BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddles with western European allies Thursday to draw up a battle strategy a week before she hosts what is expected to be the most fractious G20 summit in years. With US President Donald Trump preaching “America First” and dismissing climate change, Western allies are struggling to find a common front at...

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware
    Jun29

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

    A screen of an idle virus affected cash machine in a state-run OshchadBank says “Sorry for inconvenience/Under repair” in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)PARIS (AP) — Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks....

    South Sudan deports three US citizens who served in military
    Jun29

    South Sudan deports three US citizens who served in military

    Social media accounts and a magazine interview in the names of two of the men suggested they had recently been fighting pro-Russian forces in Ukraine. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack

    A Ukraine official claimed Wednesday that Russia was behind the previous day’s cyberattack that crippled computers in government ministries and power grid facilities, banks, even at Kyiv’s international airport. Oleksandr Turchinov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, made the allegation after...

    Massive ransomware attack hits Ukraine
    Jun29

    Massive ransomware attack hits Ukraine

    …read more Source: English China News Service

    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...