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    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...

    Intel Report: Kremlin Sees US Urging Regime Change in Russia 
    Jun28

    Intel Report: Kremlin Sees US Urging Regime Change in Russia 

    WASHINGTON – Kremlin leaders are convinced the U.S. 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 Wednesday,...

    News24.com | MH17 team hopes emotional videos will bring new leads
    Jun28

    News24.com | MH17 team hopes emotional videos will bring new leads

    International investigators and relatives of victims of flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine almost three years ago, have renewed efforts to push the probe forward, issuing videos appealing for witnesses. …read more Source:...

    Former Trump Aide Manafort Registers as Foreign Agent for Ukraine Work
    Jun28

    Former Trump Aide Manafort Registers as Foreign Agent for Ukraine Work

    A firm owned by ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort disclosed more than $17 million in payments for its work in Ukraine. …read more Source:...