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    New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe
    Jun27

    New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

    Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption …read more Source:...

    New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe
    Jun27

    New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

    PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices, where one senior official posted a photo of a darkened...

    Multinationals hit by vast wave of cyberattacks
    Jun27

    Multinationals hit by vast wave of cyberattacks

    KIEV — Several multinational companies said Tuesday they were targeted in a massive wave of cyberattacks which started in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe. Danish sea transport company Maersk, British advertising giant WPP and the French industrial group Saint-Gobain were among those who said they came under attack and put...

    Several major firms say targets of international cyberattack
    Jun27

    Several major firms say targets of international cyberattack

    PARIS: Several major companies said Tuesday they were targeted in an international cyberattack which started in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe. Danish sea transport company Maersk, British advertising giant WPP and the French industrial group Saint-Gobain all said they came under attack and put protection protocols in place...

    New worldwide ransomware attack GoldenEye also affects Romania
    Jun27

    New worldwide ransomware attack GoldenEye also affects Romania

    Several companies and public institutions in Romania have been affected by a new ransomware attack called GoldenEye, which has also hit many users in Ukraine, Russia, Denmark, and Spain, on Tuesday, according to Romanian antivirus producer Bitdefender, writes local Mediafax. The Ukrainian power distributor, the Kiev airport, several banks, and...

    ‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe
    Jun27

    ‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe

    Ukraine has blamed Russia for previous cyber-attacks, including one on its power grid at the end of 2015. Photograph: Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA (The Guardian) A major cyber-attack has struck large companies across Europe, with Ukraine’s government, banks, state electricity grid, telephone companies and even metro particularly badly affected. The...

    Colonel In Ukrainian military intelligence killed In Kyiv car bombing
    Jun27

    Colonel In Ukrainian military intelligence killed In Kyiv car bombing

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A colonel in Ukraine’s armed forces has been killed in a car bombing in Kyiv that authorities are investigating as a “terrorist attack.” A Defense Ministry statement on the June 27 explosion identified the victim of the blast as Colonel Maksim Shapoval. Police said law...

    Large Cyberattack Hits Ukraine, Snarling Electric Grids And Banks
    Jun27

    Large Cyberattack Hits Ukraine, Snarling Electric Grids And Banks

    “There is no way to restore your data without a special key,” a red screen tells users whose computers were taken over by malware Tuesday. The attack targeted Ukraine’s government and infrastructure. …read more Source:...

    Russian, Ukrainian companies’ websites under massive cyber attack  More: http://tass.com/world/953528
    Jun27

    Russian, Ukrainian companies’ websites under massive cyber attack More: http://tass.com/world/953528

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Rosneft, Bashneft, Mars, Nivea and Mondelez International (producer of Alpen Gold chocolate) are among the companies that were attacked by the Petya virus in Russia, Group-IB, the company which deals with prevention and investigation of cybercrime, reported, according to TASS. …read more Source:...

    Tech: Ukraine just accidentally trolled itself with this response to the massive Europe cyber attack
    Jun27

    Tech: Ukraine just accidentally trolled itself with this response to the massive Europe cyber attack

    The nation's attempt to style out the fact that it was hit by a massive virus on Tuesday afternoon backfired. Ukraine has just been hit by a huge cyber-attack, which is also plaguing other major companies across the globe. But the nation’s attempt to style out the disaster by posting a meme on Twitter has raised eyebrows. As the attack...