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    Trading on Major Ukrainian Stock Exchanges Remains Suspended Due to Cyberattack
    Jun30

    Trading on Major Ukrainian Stock Exchanges Remains Suspended Due to Cyberattack

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Trading on the largest Ukrainian stock exchanges PFTS and UX remains suspended due to the cyberattack that began on Tuesday, the exchanges said Thursday. The latest global ransomware virus attack struck IT systems of companies in several countries on Tuesday, to the detriment of Ukraine mostly. The computers of oil, energy,...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    Trucks loaded with containers are lined up outside a terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 29, 2017.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)PARIS (AP) — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary...

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    PARIS — A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said. While the rogue software used in the attack was configured as extortionate “ransomware,” that may have just been a ruse....

    Mattis says NATO must finish the job in Afghanistan
    Jun30

    Mattis says NATO must finish the job in Afghanistan

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told NATO allies Thursday they must finish the job in Afghanistan or risk terrorist revenge as the alliance readied a troop increase to counter a resurgent Taliban.Mattis however refused to give a firm number for how many troops US President Donald Trump would commit under a new strategy, just two...

    Malta’s EU presidency: How did it go?
    Jun30

    Malta’s EU presidency: How did it go?

    For Malta, the EU’s smallest country with a population of around 420,000, its first shot at the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU was pitched as the island’s coming-out ceremony. For smaller member countries, the presidency is as an extended advertising campaign, giving airtime to a country normally barely...

    Long anticipated Trump-Putin meeting raises worries
    Jun30

    Long anticipated Trump-Putin meeting raises worries

    President Donald Trump plans to sit down with Vladimir Putin next week, pursuing warmer relations with the Russian leader despite multiple investigations into his campaign’s alleged ties to the Kremlin.The expected meeting in at the annual G-20 summit in Hamburg, confirmed Thursday by National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, will be the...

    Global Cyberattack Seems Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion
    Jun30

    Global Cyberattack Seems Intent on Havoc, Not Extortion

    Security experts say the cyberattack that has locked up computers around the world while demanding a ransom may not be an extortion attempt after all, but an effort to create havoc in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion
    Jun30

    Global cyberattack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

    A cyberattack that caused indiscriminate economic damage around the world was apparently designed to create maximum havoc in Russia’s neighbor and adversary Ukraine, security researchers said. While the rogue software … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    NotPetya cyber attack’s intention may have been malware installation in Ukraine
    Jun30

    NotPetya cyber attack’s intention may have been malware installation in Ukraine

    The primary target of a crippling computer virus that spread from Ukraine across the world this week is highly likely to have been that country’s computer infrastructure, a top Ukrainian police official has told Reuters. Cyber security firms are trying to piece together who was behind the computer worm, dubbed NotPetya by some experts,...

    Just How Dangerous Is Russia’s Military?
    Jun30

    Just How Dangerous Is Russia’s Military?

    Dave Majumdar Security, A big threat or a paper tiger? The Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency has released a new assessment of Russian military power—reviving a Cold War-era practice. The agency concludes that the modern Russian military builds upon its Soviet heritage but has modernized its capabilities and doctrine for the present...