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    Ukraine Was Hit By a Massive Cyberattack. Why the US Must Keep Up Support for This Key Ally.
    Jun28

    Ukraine Was Hit By a Massive Cyberattack. Why the US Must Keep Up Support for This Key Ally.

    Large-scale cyberattacks against Ukraine on Tuesday reportedly hit government ministries, including the Cabinet of Ministers, several banks, a state power distributor, the Ukrainian postal service, a state-run aircraft manufacturer, and Boryspil airport in Kyiv, among other targets. The cyberattacks have also affected companies outside of...

    New wave of cyberattacks spreads across globe
    Jun28

    New wave of cyberattacks spreads across globe

    Customers queue in a supermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine in this picture obtained from social media. — Reuters photo Second global outbreak in less than two months, virus similar in its demands to WannaCry ransomware KIEV: A wave of cyberattacks hit Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and North America on Tuesday, in the second...

    Trump wants us to be distracted; cue a few more bombs dropped on Syria
    Jun28

    Trump wants us to be distracted; cue a few more bombs dropped on Syria

    Within hours of the White House announcing that the Trump administration is considering yet more military action against Damascus, defence and intelligence officials were scratching their heads in surprise. Five of these “US defence, military and intelligence officials” told NBC News exactly that. “I don’t know what the [White House]...

    MH17 team hopes emotional videos will bring new leads (AFP)
    Jun28

    MH17 team hopes emotional videos will bring new leads (AFP)

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

    Ransomware borrowed from NSA code, say researchers
    Jun28

    Ransomware borrowed from NSA code, say researchers

    A message demanding money on a computer hacked by a virus known as Petya. The Petya ransomware cyber attack hit computers of Russian and Ukrainian companies on June 27, 2017. (Donat SorokinTASS/Getty Images) PARIS – A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where...

    Ex-Trump campaign chair discloses $17 million in payments from pro-Russian party, registers as foreign agent
    Jun28

    Ex-Trump campaign chair discloses $17 million in payments from pro-Russian party, registers as foreign agent

    In a filing Tuesday, Paul Manafort disclose that his consulting firm received more than $17 million (U.S.) from the Party of Regions, the former pro-Russian ruling party in Ukraine, from 2012 through 2014. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Focus on defences as users scramble after global cyberattack
    Jun28

    Focus on defences as users scramble after global cyberattack

    June 28, 2017 11:42 PMKIEV (AFP) – Thousands of computer users across the globe scrambled to reboot on Wednesday (June 28) as calls grew to step up defences after a fresh wave of ransomware cyberattacks spread from Ukraine and Russia worldwide. …read more Source: The Straits...

    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...

    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...