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    “Dynamic” cyber defence systems to protect Canadian government against latest attacks, says CSE chief
    Jun28

    “Dynamic” cyber defence systems to protect Canadian government against latest attacks, says CSE chief

    A new cyber attack, which originally was aimed at computers in Ukraine, has spread to systems around the world. The New York Times reports that the attack has hit firms around the globe, “from Maersk, the Danish shipping conglomerate, to Merck, the drug giant in the United States.” Greta Bossenmaier, Chief of Canada’s Communications...

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack
    Jun28

    Chernobyl monitoring system hit by global cyber attack

    The automatic radiation monitoring system at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was hit by a cyberattack Tuesday and monitoring was being carried out manually, according to a Ukrainian federal agency. …read more Source:...

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months
    Jun28

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months

    EU leaders endorsed the move last week, agreeing that Russia had not done enough to respect the peace agreement aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. A 2015 peace deal helped reduce the scale of fighting in the east, but violence has continued and attempts at a political settlement have failed. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals drawing swastikas on Holocaust memorial
    Jun28

    Ukrainian officials post footage of vandals drawing swastikas on Holocaust memorial

    (JTA) — City officials in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv published online security camera footage of vandals painting Nazi symbols on a Holocaust memorial in a bid to identify them. The municipality made the unusual move last week on its website, in which it showed an image of an individual wearing a backpack and a hat squatting in front of a...

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained
    Jun28

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained

    The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The Ukrainian Cabinet says an outburst of malicious software has been contained. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months
    Jun28

    EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months

    The European Union has officially extended economic sanctions against Russia by six months for destabilizing Ukraine. EU headquarters said Wednesday that the decision was unanimous among all 28 EU nations. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained
    Jun28

    The Latest: Ukraine says cyberattack now contained

    The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The Ukrainian Cabinet says an outburst of malicious software has been contained. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU Officially Extends Russia Sanctions By Six Months
    Jun28

    EU Officially Extends Russia Sanctions By Six Months

    The European Union member states’ ambassadors have officially extended the bloc’s economic sanctions against Russia by six months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews
    Jun28

    Ukraine city to hold festival in honor of Nazi collaborator whose troops killed Jews

    (JTA) — A leader of Ukrainian Jewry condemned the hosting in Lviv of a festival celebrating a Nazi collaborator on the anniversary of a major pogrom against the city’s Jews. The municipality plans to hold “Shukhevychfest,” an event named after the nationalist collaborator Roman Shukhevych featuring music and theater shows, on June 30th....

    Implications of “pervasive” global cyberattack
    Jun28

    Implications of “pervasive” global cyberattack

    No one has claimed responsibility for a global cyberattack that disabled at least 2,000 computers in the U.S. and Europe. Ukraine reported the most attacks. CBS News senior national security analyst Fran Townsend, a former homeland security adviser for President George W. Bush, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss whether the...