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    Security Experts Weigh Motives Behind Worldwide Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Security Experts Weigh Motives Behind Worldwide Cyberattack

    PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. “There may be a more...

    As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control
    Jun29

    As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control

    PARIS (AP) ” The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralyzed computers globally is under control in Ukraine, where it likely originated, officials said Wednesday, as companies and governments around the world counted the cost… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A strange new kind of ransomware is sweeping the internet
    Jun29

    A strange new kind of ransomware is sweeping the internet

    On Tuesday, Windows computers — first in Ukraine, later across Europe and the United States — began to show users a message that looked something like this: This is called ransomware, a relatively new form of malware that scrambles a victim’s files and then demands a payment to unscramble them. Attacks like this have become an increasingly...

    Ukraine faces big fine after Russia Eurovision row
    Jun29

    Ukraine faces big fine after Russia Eurovision row

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Cyberattack May Not Have Been Meant to Get Money
    Jun29

    Cyberattack May Not Have Been Meant to Get Money

    The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. “There may be a more...

    The Latest: Danish firm struggling to get engine parts
    Jun29

    The Latest: Danish firm struggling to get engine parts

    A small Danish ship repair company says the malicious software that froze computers around the globe has forced it to re-order engine parts because the track-and-trace parcel system with Dutch-based transport company TNT is down. Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze...

    SOCAR Ukraine obtains license for gas supplies
    Jun29

    SOCAR Ukraine obtains license for gas supplies

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    It is inappropriate for Russia to supply arms to Turkey – Former Ukrainian Ambassador to Armenia
    Jun29
    The Russian Trail in the Latest ‘Ransomware’ Attack
    Jun29

    The Russian Trail in the Latest ‘Ransomware’ Attack

    The developers of the exPetr virus didn’t want ransom: Their goal was to attack Ukrainian interests. …read more Source:...

    NATO agrees Afghanistan troop boost but no combat role
    Jun29

    NATO agrees Afghanistan troop boost but no combat role

    BRUSSELS: NATO will increase troop numbers in Afghanistan to help train local forces facing a resurgent Taliban but will not return to a combat role, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.The alliance ended its longest-ever military operation in 2014 when it handed over post-9/11 frontline duties to the Afghan military and took on an...