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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Ransomware is infecting computers all across Europe in another major attack
    Jun27

    Ransomware is infecting computers all across Europe in another major attack

    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. …read more Source:...

    Massive cyberattack strikes Europe
    Jun27

    Massive cyberattack strikes Europe

    A massive ransomware attack struck computers across Europe Tuesday, affecting major companies in Russia and Ukraine as well as the world’s largest shipping firm, Maersk. …read more Source: ABC...

    Cyberattack causes disruptions in Europe; Ukraine reports serious intrusions
    Jun27

    Cyberattack causes disruptions in Europe; Ukraine reports serious intrusions

    A massive, international cyberattack using malicious data-scrambling software started in Ukraine on Tuesday afternoon before apparently reaching Russia’s top oil producer and quickly making its way across Europe. In Kiev, the Ukrainian government reported disruptions, including in the country’s… …read more Source: Los...

    Widespread Cyberattack Hits Major European Companies
    Jun27

    Widespread Cyberattack Hits Major European Companies

    A widespread cyberattack rippled across Europe on Tuesday, disrupting the computer systems of banks and major companies in Ukraine, Russia, Britain and elsewhere, and potentially infecting them with a ransomware virus. Merck & Co., an American pharmaceutical company, tweeted that its computer network “was compromised … as part of the global...

    Ukraine reacted to the biggest hack in its history with a GIF of a dog in a room on fire
    Jun27

    Ukraine reacted to the biggest hack in its history with a GIF of a dog in a room on fire

    “This is fine.” Ukraine was just hit by a sweeping cyberattack that paralyzed operations in major government agencies, including the country’s national bank, state power company, and largest airport. Government officials have been locked out of their computers, ATMs across the country aren’t working and travelers in the Kiev airport...