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    New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business
    Jun28

    New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

    The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in Ukraine where it silently infected computers after users downloaded a popular tax accounting package or visited a local news site, national police and international cyber experts said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine says global cyberattack is under control as firms and government count cost
    Jun28

    Ukraine says global cyberattack is under control as firms and government count cost

    PARIS // The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralysed computers globally is under control in Ukraine, where it likely originated, officials said on Wednesday, as companies and governments around the world counted the cost of a crisis that is disrupting ports, hospitals and factories.The Ukrainian cabinet said on Wednesday that “all...

    Governments scramble to respond to global cyberattack
    Jun28

    Governments scramble to respond to global cyberattack

    A second outbreak of ransomware in less than two months highlights how vulnerable Europe remains to cyberattacks, despite repeated commitments by officials to boost cybersecurity. Security experts were working around the clock Wednesday to analyze the ransomware — dubbed NotPetya for its similarities to a previous attackÂ...

    Gobal cyber attack halts production at Aussie choc factory, cripples others
    Jun28

    Gobal cyber attack halts production at Aussie choc factory, cripples others

    The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in Ukraine where it silently infected computers. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Companies weigh cyberattack cost, with Ukraine hit hard
    Jun28

    Companies weigh cyberattack cost, with Ukraine hit hard

    Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Ukraine premier: Cyberattack ‘unprecedented’
    Jun28

    The Latest: Ukraine premier: Cyberattack ‘unprecedented’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The Latest on a widespread cyberattack in Europe (all times local):5:45 p.m.Ukraine’s prime minister says that a cyberattack affecting his country is “unprecedented,” but “vital systems haven’t been affected.”A… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine ‘Ground Zero’ For Hackers In Global Cyberattacks
    Jun28

    Ukraine ‘Ground Zero’ For Hackers In Global Cyberattacks

    Ukraine’s heavy reliance on Russian technology impairs its ability to adequately defend against cyberattacks such as the Petya virus ravaging computers around the world and has helped make the country ground zero on the front lines of the global cyberwar. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    South Sudan Deports Three US Citizens Who Served in Military
    Jun28

    South Sudan Deports Three US Citizens Who Served in Military

    South Sudan has deported three U.S. citizens, two of whom served in the military and a third who deserted, U.S. and South Sudanese officials said Wednesday, another chapter in an unusual tale of unofficial foreign interventions in the country. Social media accounts and a magazine interview in the names of two of the men suggested they had...

    Facebook’s secret censorship rules protect white men from hate speech but not black children
    Jun28

    Facebook’s secret censorship rules protect white men from hate speech but not black children

    mark_zuckerberg (Credit: Reuters/Stephen Lam) In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of “radicalized” Muslims. “Hunt them, identify them, and kill them,” declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. “Kill them all. For the sake of...

    EU extends Russia sanctions through January 2018
    Jun28

    EU extends Russia sanctions through January 2018

    The European Union extended sanctions on Russia by six months on Wednesday, maintaining restrictions on business with Russian energy, defense and financial sectors. The formal extension of the sanctions was passed unanimously by the Council of the EU. As a result of the measures, European businesses cannot borrow or lend money to Russia’s...