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    Cyberattack may not have been meant to get money
    Jun29

    Cyberattack may not have been meant to get money

    PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. “There may be a more...

    Security Experts Weigh Motives Behind Worldwide Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Security Experts Weigh Motives Behind Worldwide Cyberattack

    PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users. “There may be a more...

    A strange new kind of ransomware is sweeping the internet
    Jun29

    A strange new kind of ransomware is sweeping the internet

    On Tuesday, Windows computers — first in Ukraine, later across Europe and the United States — began to show users a message that looked something like this: This is called ransomware, a relatively new form of malware that scrambles a victim’s files and then demands a payment to unscramble them. Attacks like this have become an increasingly...

    The Latest: Danish firm struggling to get engine parts
    Jun29

    The Latest: Danish firm struggling to get engine parts

    A small Danish ship repair company says the malicious software that froze computers around the globe has forced it to re-order engine parts because the track-and-trace parcel system with Dutch-based transport company TNT is down. Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze...

    The Russian Trail in the Latest ‘Ransomware’ Attack
    Jun29

    The Russian Trail in the Latest ‘Ransomware’ Attack

    The developers of the exPetr virus didn’t want ransom: Their goal was to attack Ukrainian interests. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, June 29, 2017
    Jun29

    The Morning Vertical, June 29, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Defense Ministers Meet To Discuss Raising Spending, Afghanistan
    Jun29

    NATO Defense Ministers Meet To Discuss Raising Spending, Afghanistan

    Defense ministers from NATO’s 29 member states are meeting in Brussels on June 29 to discuss raising defense spending further and sending more troops to Afghanistan to help the government battle a resurgent Taliban. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recovering
    Jun29

    Cyberattack: Shipping giant’s terminals slowly recovering

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze computers around the globe, said Thursday that most of its terminals are now operational, though some remain crippled. The shipping company is one of a number of major corporations and government agencies...

    Kyiv Court To Hold Hearing In Yanukovych Treason Case
    Jun29

    Kyiv Court To Hold Hearing In Yanukovych Treason Case

    A court in Kyiv is scheduled to hold a hearing in former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s treason case on June 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We’re All Russia’s Neighbors Now
    Jun29

    We’re All Russia’s Neighbors Now

    It’s a good idea to pay very close attention to what Russia does to its neighbors, because it often foreshadows things Moscow will later try out farther to the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...