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    Petya virus affects Chernobyl radiation monitoring system; What happens when virus hits your computer
    Jun27

    Petya virus affects Chernobyl radiation monitoring system; What happens when virus hits your computer

    New Delhi, June 27: Days after WannaCry ransomware created panic in the world, another ransomware started spreading rapidly. Known as Petya, the ransomware has uncanny similarities with WannaCry. Worst affected by the virus is Ukraine where it has hit power companies, airports, public transport, the central bank. The virus has also hit Danish...

    Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
    Jun27

    Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

    MOSCOW — A new wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe on Tuesday in a possible reprise of a widespread ransomware assault in May that affected 150 countries, as Ukraine reported ransom demands targeting the government and key infrastructure, and the Danish Maersk conglomerate said many of its systems were down. By midafternoon, breaches had...

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US
    Jun27

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US

    What Ukraine’s prime minister calls an “unprecedented” cyberattack in his country has begun to spread beyond Ukraine’s borders. “The attack is unprecedented but our IT experts are working on it and defending critical infrastructure,” said Volodymyr Groysman, speaking of efforts to contain the crisis. Banks, government...

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
    Jun27

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

    Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP hit …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine targeted by worst cyber attack in its history
    Jun27

    Ukraine targeted by worst cyber attack in its history

    Ukraine has been targeted by the worst cyber attack in its history after a ransomware caused outages on computer networks of the country’s government and other key organizations. …read more Source: Iran...

    Live: India not hit, says cyber security chief after ransomware attacks major companies…
    Jun27

    Live: India not hit, says cyber security chief after ransomware attacks major companies…

    Several multinational companies on Tuesday said they were targeted in an international cyberattack which started in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    The ‘International Man Of Mystery’ Linked To Flynn’s Lobbying Deal
    Jun27

    The ‘International Man Of Mystery’ Linked To Flynn’s Lobbying Deal

    More than two years ago, two men started visiting Washington to push Turkey’s agenda in the capital. They dined with dignitaries and enlisted prominent lobbying firms from both sides of the aisle. It was an unremarkable Washington story, except for one thing: the last lobbyist one of the men hired was Gen. Michael Flynn, President...

    Russia likes the U.S. a lot more under Trump, new poll shows
    Jun27

    Russia likes the U.S. a lot more under Trump, new poll shows

    America’s reputation around the world has taken a hit under Trump. But in one country, favorability saw a substantial increase: Russia. Out of 37 countries where the Pew Research Center polled thousands of residents from February to May, favorability ratings increased in only six, and mostly in the single-digits. In Russia, however, the...

    Huge Cyber Attack Hits Ukraine, Then Ransomware Goes Global
    Jun27

    Huge Cyber Attack Hits Ukraine, Then Ransomware Goes Global

    LVIV, Ukraine—At about 11:00 on Tuesday morning, local time, Ukraine found itself under a massive cyber attack: dozens of state and private websites and computer systems at strategic companies reported their websites frozen with the same message on the screen that said: “Ooops, your important files encrypted.” Soon, that message was spreading...

    Cyberattack: Several major firms targeted by international hackers
    Jun27

    Cyberattack: Several major firms targeted by international hackers

    Several major companies said Tuesday they were targeted in an international cyberattack which started in Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe. 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...