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    Chernobyl’s radiation monitoring hit by cyberattack: spokeswoman (AFP)
    Jun27

    Chernobyl’s radiation monitoring hit by cyberattack: spokeswoman (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The radiation monitoring system at Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear site has been taken offline after a massive cyberattack, forcing employees to use hand-held counters to measure levels, officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘Powerful cyberattack’ spreads across Europe, causing mass disruption
    Jun27

    ‘Powerful cyberattack’ spreads across Europe, causing mass disruption

    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...

    ‘Unprecedented’ Cyberattack Spreads Across Ukraine, Russia, and Europe
    Jun27

    ‘Unprecedented’ Cyberattack Spreads Across Ukraine, Russia, and Europe

    A large-scale cyberattack hit Ukraine, Russia, and several other countries on Tuesday, according to reports. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman told RFERL that his country is suffering from an “unprecedented” cyberattack, but its “vital systems” aren’t affected. The attack reportedly is affected websites in the United Kingdom and...

    What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?
    Jun27

    What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?

    The latest global ransomware virus has spread fast after initially affecting computer systems in Ukraine, but how exactly does it work? …read more Source: Sky...

    FACTBOX: Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
    Jun27

    FACTBOX: Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

    A global ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm AP Moller-Maersk and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP . …read more Source:...

    New cyberattack creates chaos across Europe
    Jun27

    New cyberattack creates chaos across Europe

    A new cyberattack similar to WannaCry is spreading across Europe, hitting major companies from Moscow to Copenhagen and disrupting governmen systems in Kiev.More than 80 companies in Russia and Ukraine were affected by the Petya virus that disabled computers on Tuesday and demanded users pay $300 (Dh1,100) in cryptocurrency to unlock them....

    CNN journalists resign after Trump-Russia article pulled
    Jun27

    CNN journalists resign after Trump-Russia article pulled

    US President Donald Trump seized on the CNN retraction to renew his attacks on the cable network as a purveyor of “fake news” -AFP photo NEW YORK: Three CNN journalists have resigned following the retraction of an article that claimed the US Congress was investigating links between members of Donald Trump’s administration and a Russian...

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack
    Jun27

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

    The radiation monitoring system at Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear site has been taken offline after a massive cyber attack, forcing employees to use hand-held counters to measure levels, officials said this evening. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Ransomware virus hits computer servers across Europe
| Reuters
    Jun27

    Ransomware virus hits computer servers across Europe | Reuters

    By Jack Stubbs and Pavel Polityuk | MOSCOW/KIEV MOSCOW/KIEV A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, the country’s banks, Ukraine’s international airport as well as global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk.Moscow-based cyber security firm Group IB said hackers had exploited code...

    Why the next Governor General should be indigenous
    Jun27

    Why the next Governor General should be indigenous

    Canada has achieved much in creating a compassionate, just and harmonious society. However, it needs to go a step further and appoint an indigenous person as Governor General in September, to heal the wounds in its relations with indigenous peoples. This would be the best sesquicentennial celebration of all, a powerful signal on the road to...