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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks
    Jun28

    Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks

    KIEV: Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled on Wednesday to reboot after a wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia across Europe to the United States. The virus, which locked up files at companies and government agencies including the Chernobyl nuclear site and demanded a payment worth US$300 (RM1,290),...

    Ukraine, Maersk hit in new wave of global cyberattacks
    Jun28

    Ukraine, Maersk hit in new wave of global cyberattacks

    MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Another major cyberattack appears to be ongoing, affecting a host of companies and organizations around the world on Tuesday, June 27. Forbes reported that Ukraine’s government, its National Bank, and power companies there all warned of cyberattacks, as airports and transportation services in Ukraine became...

    Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad
    Jun28

    Government facilitates hiring of ethnic Bulgarians from abroad

    At its regular weekly sitting, the Council of Ministers approved draft agreements on labour migration with Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine. After the sitting Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov, who is in charge of Bulgarians abroad, announced that persons wishing to work in Bulgaria for a period of 90 days will now be able to obtain the documents...

    EU extends Russia sanctions until Jan 2018
    Jun28

    EU extends Russia sanctions until Jan 2018

    The European Union formally extended its economic sanctions on Russia on Wednesday, a widely expected step that keeps restrictions on business with Russian energy, defence and financial sectors until January 31, 2018. The sanctions were imposed in July 2014 following Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula and...

    Business highlights June 28 2017
    Jun28

    Business highlights June 28 2017

    CMA gazettes Stewardship Code The Capital Markets Authority, Kenya’s market regulator, has announced the gazettement of the Stewardship Code for Institutional Investors (Stewardship Code) Kenya is now the second country in Africa, after South Africa, to introduce the framework. The Stewardship Code is aimed at empowering institutional...

    Nato assisting Ukrainian cyber defences after ransom ware attack cripples government and businesses
    Jun28
    NotPetya ransomware attack ‘not designed to make money’
    Jun28

    NotPetya ransomware attack ‘not designed to make money’

    Digital security researchers say malware attack that spread from Ukraine appeared to be focused on damaging IT systemsA ransomware attack that affected at least 2,000 global users on Tuesday appears to have been deliberately engineered to damage IT systems rather than extort funds, according to security researchers.The attack began in Ukraine,...

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months
    Jun28

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months

    EU leaders endorsed the move last week, agreeing that Russia had not done enough to respect the peace agreement aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. A 2015 peace deal helped reduce the scale of fighting in the east, but violence has continued and attempts at a political settlement have failed. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack
    Jun28

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

    The automatic radiation monitoring system at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was hit by a cyberattack Tuesday and monitoring was being carried out manually, according to a Ukrainian federal agency. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator
    Jun28

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator

    Nationalist collaborator Roman Shukhevych’s men were part of a pogrom that killed over 6,000 Jews. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...