: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Businesses bolster cyber defenses for new ransomware attacks
    May14

    Businesses bolster cyber defenses for new ransomware attacks

    TORONTO: Businesses around the world scrambled on Saturday to prepare for a renewed cyber attack, convinced that a lull in a computer offensive that has stopped car factories, hospitals, schools and other organizations in around 100 countries was only temporary. The pace of the attack by a destructive virus dubbed WannaCry slowed late on Friday,...

    Eurovision 2017: Gorilla suits, gypsy hip-hop, and the winner was half-decent
    May14

    Eurovision 2017: Gorilla suits, gypsy hip-hop, and the winner was half-decent

    Lucie Jones helps the UK dodge a Brexit backlash as Portugal takes first win in over 40 yearsMany surprising things occurred in Saturday night’s Eurovision. A decent song won for Portugal’s Salvador Sobral. The UK’s Lucie Jones sang well and garnered many votes, in defiance of Theresa May’s focus-grouped pussy-footing. The...

    Portugal wins Eurovision for 1st time with Sobral’s tender ballad
    May14

    Portugal wins Eurovision for 1st time with Sobral’s tender ballad

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday in Kyiv with a gentle romantic ballad, marking the country’s first win since entering the event in 1964. …read more Source:...

    Portugal wins Eurovision for 1st time with Sobral’s tender ballad
    May14

    Portugal wins Eurovision for 1st time with Sobral’s tender ballad

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday in Kyiv with a gentle romantic ballad, marking the country’s first win since entering the event in 1964. …read more Source:...

    Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest
    May14

    Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

    Salvador Sobral of Portugal has won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. This marks the first time Portugal has won the competition. …read more Source:...

    Artillery Fire Kills 4 in Ukraine’s Restive East
    May14

    Artillery Fire Kills 4 in Ukraine’s Restive East

    Ukraine officials blamed pro-Russian separatists in the country’s restive east for the killings of four civilians Saturday by artillery fire in a government-controlled area near the Russian border. The shelling in the Donetsk region occurred just hours before the finals of the wildly popular Eurovision song contest, held this year in Kyiv....

    Portugal’s Sobral wins Eurovision with tender ballad
    May14

    Portugal’s Sobral wins Eurovision with tender ballad

    Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday in Kyiv with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event’s decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess. …read more Source:...

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada
    May14

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada

    TORONTO — Canada is not immune to online extortion, despite apparently sidestepping a massive attack that temporarily crippled networks around the world, a cybersecurity expert said. Atty Mashatan, a professor at Ryerson University’s School of Information Technology Management, said it was nothing more than a fluke that Canada appears to...

    Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Armenia comes 18th
    May14

    Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Armenia comes 18th

    Salvador Sobral from Portugal has won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Amar Pelos Dois’. The final outcome was decided by a 50:50 split between professional juries and televoting from all 42 participants. The jury votes were decided during the Jury Final last night and the televotes decided during tonight’s show. The 26...

    Worldwide Cyberattack Spreads Further in Second Day
    May14

    Worldwide Cyberattack Spreads Further in Second Day

    A cyberattack against tens of thousands of data networks in scores of countries, all infected by malware that locks computer files unless a ransom is paid, spread further in its second day Saturday, with no progress reported in efforts to determine who launched the plot. Computer security experts assured individual computer users who have kept...