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    EU urges more action on cyberattacks
    Jun30

    EU urges more action on cyberattacks

    BRUSSELS: The EU must boost its defences against cyberattacks, which have fallen behind the modern world’s reliance on the internet and mobile devices, the bloc’s security chief warned on Thursday. Brussels will give 10.8 million euros to 14 EU countries to boost their cyber response teams following this week’s massive global...

    BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria
    Jun30

    BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria

    The BVI’s three representatives. Photo provided The British Virgin Islands(BVI) has won the Prince of 2017 title among others at the World Prince and Princess Awards held in Nesebar, Bulgaria. The territory was represented by its 2016 Prince and Princess Jonathan Hutchinson and Jae’da deCastro, as well as the 2016 First Runner Up...

    Ransomware was a ‘ruse’ to hide cyberattack culprit, researchers say
    Jun30

    Ransomware was a ‘ruse’ to hide cyberattack culprit, researchers say

    The cyberattack that crippled computer systems in Ukraine and other countries this week employed a ruse — the appearance of being ransomware — that seems designed to deflect attention from the attacker’s true identity, security researchers said. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    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....