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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware
    Jun29

    Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

    Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order and airport displays operating manually. Cash machines in Kiev were still out of order Wednesday, and Ukrainian news reports said that flight information at the...

    Another day, another cyberattack: huge threats to businesses
    Jun29

    Another day, another cyberattack: huge threats to businesses

    The ransomware attacks keep coming, posing huge threats and new challenges to businesses around the world. After the WannaCry worm affected hundreds of thousands of computers last month, it’s the turn of a new, more advanced attack to stop businesses in their tracks. Petya, as some analysts are calling the latest wave of attacks, infects...

    Murray top seed at Wimbledon for first time
    Jun29

    Murray top seed at Wimbledon for first time

    Defending champion Andy Murray’s indifferent form of late did not prevent him being named top seed for Wimbledon for the first time yesterday.The 30-year-old Scot and world number one — who suffered a shock first round defeat at the hands of journeyman Australian Jordan Thompson at last week’s Queen’s tournament — will not face...

    Focus on defenses as users scramble after global cyberattack
    Jun29

    Focus on defenses as users scramble after global cyberattack

    KIEV — Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled to reboot on Wednesday as calls grew to step up defenses after a fresh wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia worldwide. The virus, which demanded a payment worth $300 as it locked up files at companies and government agencies including the Chernobyl nuclear...

    Just How Lucrative Is a Ransomware Attack?
    Jun28

    Just How Lucrative Is a Ransomware Attack?

    The ransomware attack that spread to computer systems in at least 64 countries Tuesday earned hackers less than $10,000 in ransom from victims seeking to regain access to their files, prompting some analysts to question whether such attacks are money-making schemes at all.The cyberattack began in Ukraine using an updated version of a ransomware...

    German FM urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Jun28

    German FM urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    KRASNODAR: German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday called for Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related ceasefire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution. Gabriel, speaking at a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, called for a new effort to rein...

    Kremlin Leaders: US Intent On Regime Change In Russia
    Jun28

    Kremlin Leaders: US Intent On Regime Change In Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kremlin leaders are convinced America is intent on regime change in Russia, a fear that is feeding rising tension and military competition between the former Cold War foes, the Pentagon’s intelligence arm has assessed. The unclassified report by the Defense Intelligence Agency, which will be publicly released later...

    Germany's Gabriel urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Jun28

    Germany's Gabriel urges lasting ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    KRASNODAR, Russia (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday called for Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine to extend a harvest-related ceasefire, saying it could help pave the way for a political solution. …read more Source: The...

    Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, a former Soviet refusenik, addresses Russian parliament
    Jun28

    Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, a former Soviet refusenik, addresses Russian parliament

    (JTA) — Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein addressed the Russian parliament more than three decades after his release from a Soviet prison. A Ukraine-born Soviet prisoner of conscience, Edelstein was imprisoned in 1984 on trumped-up drug charges because he was teaching Hebrew. He spent three years doing hard labor in Siberian camps. “Today, I stand...

    Cyberattack: Fresh incident likely ‘more sophisticated’ than WannaCry
    Jun28

    Cyberattack: Fresh incident likely ‘more sophisticated’ than WannaCry

    The wave of cyberattacks hitting Europe and North America is similar to last month's WannaCry ransomware havoc, but appears potentially "more sophisticated," the European police agency said Wednesday. The wave of cyberattacks hitting Europe and North America is similar to last month’s WannaCry ransomware havoc, but appears...