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    New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks
    Jun28

    New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

    PARIS (AP) — A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution. The fresh cyber-assault Tuesday leveraged the same intrusion tool as a similar...

    New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US
    Jun28

    New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

    PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh cyber-assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily malicious...

    Cisco Says Global Cyberattack Is New Ransomware Called Nyetya
    Jun28

    Cisco Says Global Cyberattack Is New Ransomware Called Nyetya

    The computer virus that massively affected dozens of companies and institutions in the world since June 27, first in Russia and Ukraine, then spreading to Asia and Australia on Wednesday, is a new variant of ransomware called Nyetya, Cisco technology said. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks
    Jun28

    New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

    A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    NSA-linked tools help power second global ransomware outbreak
    Jun28

    NSA-linked tools help power second global ransomware outbreak

    A potent ransomware attack has gripped organizations around the world for the second time in less than two months. And like the first outbreak in mid-May — which claimed hundreds of thousands victims in a game-changing cyberattack — Tuesday’s outburst is spreading via a Microsoft flaw originally exposed in a...

    New cyber attack hits computer networks in several countries
    Jun28

    New cyber attack hits computer networks in several countries

    A major cyber attack by a ransomware virus which started in Ukraine and Russia has unfolded across the world, targeting giant organizations, firms and infrastructure in several countries. The Tuesday cyber attack initially hit IT networks in Ukraine and Russia and then spread to Denmark, France, Britain and the US. Some of the victims of the...

    Politics: ‘They sow chaos wherever they can’: A familiar actor may be behind the massive cyberattack that swept Europe
    Jun28

    Politics: ‘They sow chaos wherever they can’: A familiar actor may be behind the massive cyberattack that swept Europe

    Tuesday's colossal cyberattack may just be a harbinger of what's to come. A colossal cyberattack on Tuesday has been wreaking havoc on countries and corporations across the globe, and some cybersecurity experts are zeroing in on a familiar name as the possible culprit. The attack, dubbed “Petya,” is a ransomware worm that...

    DNA Morning Must Reads: ‘WannaCry’ hits India, Vijender Singh’s Chinese test, Priyanka Chopra on singing, and more
    Jun28

    DNA Morning Must Reads: ‘WannaCry’ hits India, Vijender Singh’s Chinese test, Priyanka Chopra on singing, and more

    1. ‘WannaCry’ link major cyber attack sweeps globe, hits operations at India’s largest container port A major global cyber attack on Tuesday disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that last month infected more than 300,000...

    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

    President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, registered Tuesday with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    ‘Ransomware’ wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine
    Jun28

    ‘Ransomware’ wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine

    A global wave of cyberattacks on Tuesday exploited an already patched vulnerability in Windows software and appeared to have Ukraine as a primary target, according to computer security specialists. …read more Source: Daily...